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  • Leslie's Chocolate Chips Tour

    Leslie's Chocolate Chips Tour
    Heading west on Hamilton Boulevard, go under the 309/78 overpass. At the light on your left, go straight across onto Kressler Road. Turn right onto Hedgerow, continue through the apartment complex, and look to your left for a nice display at 4858 S....
  • Wrong-way Richard comments on opposite-direction route descriptions

     
    In this year's May 6 column (still available at mcall.com, though it was posted May 5) dealt with Route 903 in Lehighton, sections of which are marked as "Route 903 south" though motorists are headed precisely due north. Frequent contributor Richard...
  • Kids' urgent care center opens in So. Whitehall

     
    St. Luke's Health Network's union with St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children is paying new dividends in the valley. St. Christopher’s Pediatric Urgent Care in Allentown is now open, the hospitals announced today. It's located at St. Luke&#...
  • Recalling a long-ago misfortune for a gypsy clan

    Recalling a long-ago misfortune for a gypsy clan
    There are Gypsies in America, and I don't mean the migratory hucksters who pass through this area every spring and fall offering phony driveway repairs and other scams. Police used to call those people gypsies, but the term has fallen out of favor...
  • MacArthur Road traffic signals seem to be headed in the wrong direction

    Q: I never noticed it before, but I'm sure this has been in place for years. Traveling north on MacArthur Road approaching the Lehigh Valley Mall entrance, there are three traffic lights facing motorists. One of those signals is positioned over the...
  • Update: In replacing Cedar Crest Boulevard bridge, PennDOT failed to replace existing sidewalk

     
    In Monday's (Dec. 31) column on the new Cedar Crest Boulevard Bridge over Cedar Creek, just south of the Broadway/Parkway Boulevard intersection at the South Whitehall Township/Allentown border, I made an assumption that turned out to be a case of...
  • Eagle Scout's Letter

     
    My column Saturday will focus on a letter that an area Eagle Scout wrote to the Boy Scouts of America, protesting its anti-gay policies and accompanied by the return of his Eagle Scout medal. Unfortunately, space didn't permit the use......
  • Ignoring the stop line, and other disasters

     
    These interesting comments turned into my email garage recently from frequent contributor Richard Cuff of quaint Cetronia, South Whitehall Township, in the driver seat. You're on the right road as usual, Richard. It's interesting that PennDOT traffic...
  • A grating question on bridge grates on the Hokendauqua-North Catasauqua Bridge

     
    Got some interesting comments regarding today's column on the urban legend about the steel grates on the Hokendauqua-North Catasauqua Bridge having been installed upside-down. My speculation is that the "shimmy" effect on vehicles, common to some grate...
  • Readers weigh in on fatal crash at Bake Oven and Mountain roads

     
    Regarding Friday's column on signage or other improvements to help prevent another accident like the one that claimed five lives at Bake Oven and Mountain roads in Heidelberg Township in June, a number of thougtful responses have steered their way into my...
  • Does Maryland DOT take a better approach to highway maintenance?

     
    Richard Cuff of South Whitehall Township steered the following comments into my email garage regarding the Sept. 14 column on the resurfacing of Route 22 in the Easton area. PennDOT contractors finished only half the work they originally expected to be...