| May 11, 2011
| 7:59 PM
Lehigh Valley microbrewers Weyerbacher Brewing Co. and Fegley's Brew Works are installing more equipment and adding workers to keep pace with a growing demand for their ales, lagers and seasonal blends, owners said.
The two family-owned breweries are...
| Jun 6, 2011
Ralph H. Mann graduated from Coopersburg High School in 1940, worked in a lumber yard and was drafted into the Army in 1943.
A paratrooper, he was a 21-year-old sergeant in the headquarters company of a regiment attached to the 82nd Airborne Division...
| Jun 5, 2011
| 8:20 PM
Richard L. Smith, 77, Washington, Pa., died June 4, 2011, in his home. He was born Aug. 2, 1933, in Doylestown, a son of the late Loyal and Ethel Wehrung Smith. Deceased is a brother, David Smith. On Dec. 25, 1959, in Confluence, he married Karol Kimmel,...
| Sep 5, 2011
| 6:46 PM
SHANKSVILLE, Somerset County — In the remote, rolling hills near this tiny southwestern Pennsylvania borough, signs of thunderous jolts that shook the town on Sept. 11, 2001, and then rippled across the world, have mostly faded.
The 40-foot deep...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 2:34 PM
Elinor W. Bodian, who worked as a medical illustrator at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine for 40 years and was also an abstract painter, died Sept. 16 of heart disease at her Roland Park Place home.
She was 90.
The daughter of a...
| Sep 5, 2011
| 6:47 PM
SHANKSVILLE, Somerset County — At the intersection of Coleman Station and Stutzmantown roads, a few miles from where United Airlines Flight 93 plunged to the ground, stands one man's testament to the crew and passengers onboard.
It won't be part...
| Sep 5, 2011
| 8:15 PM
Esther Heymann believes that the people of Somerset County put their arms around her after Flight 93 crashed and held her up until she could stand on her own.
“We inherited a whole new community to care for our loved ones’ final resting place...
| Sep 3, 2011
| 8:36 PM
Members of the Families of Flight 93 said it doesn’t seem like 10 years since the flight crashed in Stonycreek Township on Sept. 11, 2001.
For Deborah Borza, Foxfire Village, N.C., it is the realization that her younger daughter, Murial, is now the...
| 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...
| Dec 2, 2011
Four years ago, Luminaria Night took on an even more special meaning for a West Bethlehem neighborhood.
Many of them only were participating in the annual fundraising event for New Bethany Ministries because they had been prodded by Elaine Shook, their...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 5:49 PM
I hope you're ready for a heap of restaurant news … 'cause we're about to dig in!
First, Strange Brew Tavern opened days ago at the former Jelly Beans Southside Jam space at 1996 S. Fifth St., Allentown.
Owners upgraded the 6,000-square-foot...