| May 27, 2012
| 8:08 PM
Bert Winzer, the son of florists, graduated from Emmaus High School in 1940 and made twine at an Allentown jute mill until the Army drafted him during World War II.
He volunteered for an elite commando unit of Americans and Canadians called the 1st...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 8:16 PM
Q: I've been trying for some time to find the answer to what constitutes a "village." PennDOT has signs identifying locations as being "Village of Scherersville," "Village of Kuhnsville," etc. I'm comfortable in assuming PennDOT has some rules about how a...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 7:15 PM
As a steady rain fell on their faces, a nine-man crew from Kentucky stood on bucket trucks, clearing branches and replacing power lines on Route 611 in Tannersville, a usually bustling area near a Poconos outlet mall that stood vacant Tuesday afternoon....
| May 19, 2012
| 5:10 PM
Prom season has passed and families are likely sitting down to look at photos, remarking about how their little babies have grown up.
It's an ideal time for parents to have a serious conversation with their daughters about a subject that can make some...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 8:14 PM
The low-top sneaker with the air insole looked unremarkable in the black and white photo shown Tuesday in court. It's what can't be seen that led to a rare and risky courtroom appearance by the man accused of murdering an Alburtis woman and her mentally...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 7:57 PM
The fall scholastic sports season is well under way and in every corner of the Valley, in every sport, kids are competing for wins and championships.
But this year most of our area high school teams are learning that sports is not just about winning....
| Sep 25, 2012
A Project Healing Waters event is being conducted by the Lehigh Valley Military Affairs Council and the Hokendauqua Chapter of Trout Unlimited at 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, at Bob Saks' Pond in Center Valley.
A few openings still exist for veterans or...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 8:16 AM
Months after she suffered heat exhaustion and lost her job in an Amazon.com warehouse in Breinigsville, Rosemarie Fritchman sat in a small conference room pleading for unemployment benefits of about $160 a week.
Opposing her at the hearing before a...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 3:15 PM
I'll always be a proponent of getting a good education. But in my heart, I know the most valuable lessons I've learned in life did not come from a classroom.
They were, instead, lessons I learned from my mother. And these were the lessons that shaped...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 11:32 AM
Some former temporary workers from Amazon's warehouses in Pennsylvania are having a hard time, the Lehigh Valley's newspaper the Morning Call reports. Those who have filed for unemployment benefits -- sums of $100 to $200 per week -- often find their...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 2:59 AM
There's just something about heading outdoors at 4:30 a.m. on a cold November morning that warms the heart.
Then again, nah.
The magic from heading outdoors in freezing or below-freezing temperatures in late November and early December comes from...