| Mar 11, 2012
Vynecrest Winery, at first blush, looks like anything but a vision for the future.
Framed by rows of mature grapevines, the winery has grown from a converted Swiss barn built on the sloped countryside in the rural reaches of Breinigsville.
| Mar 11, 2012
For Nestle Waters, a few degrees on the thermostat can mean big money.
That's why when Lehigh University's Enterprise Systems Center pointed out a glitch in the processes of the company's state-of-the-art Breinigsville plant that was keeping temperatures...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 8:44 PM
State police had a suspect in their sights for months in the killings of two of Alburtis' best-known residents, but very few knew it.
With the tiny town on edge after its first homicides ever, police tried to calm residents while they followed a trail of...
| May 17, 2011
| 10:48 AM
There are just some things you have to block out when you're swimming in a public pool – the icky Band-Aids and bugs that tend to mingle on the bottom, the fine line that runs between pool and potty and, most importantly, the constant, looming...
| 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...
| Sep 18, 2011
Elmer Goris spent a year working in Amazon.com's Lehigh Valley warehouse, where books, CDs and various other products are packed and shipped to customers who order from the world's largest online retailer.
The 34-year-old Allentown resident, who has...
| Sep 25, 2011
Justine Frantz has spent $1,483.31 over the past several years buying gifts for her grandchildren from online retailer Amazon.com. But the Lower Macungie resident said she won't give the Seattle company another penny after reading about working conditions...
| 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...
| May 26, 2009
Kenneth Brian Kalisz of Breinigsville graduated from Evangelical Theological Seminary on May 16 with a Master of Divinity in Congregational Ministry. One of 35 students receiving degrees during the seminary's 54th commencement ceremonies, Kalisz also...
| May 26, 2009
King's College held its 60th Commencement Exercises on May 17.
King's students from the area who were among 463 to receive their degrees are:
MASTER OF SCIENCE
HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION
Matthew Frank Herr, Northampton;
BACHELOR OF ARTS...
| Nov 23, 2008
Bert Van Strander's first blow from unemployment came nearly 30 years ago, and it threw him into an emotional tailspin.
A father of two young boys at the time, he took it out on himself even though his company relocated to another state at a time when...