| May 1, 2012
If it's spring, then you know the Hokendauqua Chapter of Trout Unlimited is going to start a period of activity in conservation and education that is second to none among local conservation sporting groups.
The Hokey chapter held its first-ever banquet...
| May 1, 2012
| 7:52 PM
Barry Dorshimer worked for PPL for 37 years, four months, three days, 48 minutes and 16 seconds — this is his own good-humored estimate — and took an early retirement package that suited him financially but left him a little out of sorts...
| May 10, 2012
| 4:26 PM
The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission is looking for people interested in a career as a waterways conservation officer. Applications for trainee positions must be sent to the state Civil Service Commission and postmarked by June 23. A written test...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 5:56 PM
Just a note to say that even though National Get Outdoors Day is Sunday, the programs going on at Blue Marsh Lake are taking place on Saturday. All the times previously mentioned are the same.
The festivities open with a hike at 8 a.m. from the...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 5:21 PM
We have an important warning for everyone reading this column. Before you're through, you may find yourself rummaging through your trash can or recycling bin looking for old magazines. Maybe your neighbor's trash, too.
Our tip comes from Marcia Dougherty...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 4:59 PM
There's a special place in my heart for the big Christmas light decorators I write about every December.
I've met some of them through the annual RCN TV shows I do with Wally Ely; others just through exchanging emails or meeting them on my tours. I can...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 3:26 PM
Robert J. "Bob" McGuire, 74, of Warfordsburg, Pa., went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 17, 2012, at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Md.
Born Jan. 9, 1938, at home in Cresson, Pa., he was the son of the late Bernard and Helen Lilly McGuire.
| Jul 24, 2012
| 6:56 PM
I promise to someday write a full-fledged story about quarter midget car racing, because it looks like great fun. But this story, while set in that world, is about family — in particular, a sister looking out for her brother.
The brother is...
| Mar 1, 2012
Entering its third century, Lehigh County remains what it has ever been: a place of promise and paradox.
The promise is in the people -- 350,000 of them, give or take, any one of whom might turn out to be the next Frank Buchman or Constantine Hering, the...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 8:43 PM
Now that the property assessments are set and the taxes divvied up, the verdict is in on winners and losers in Lehigh County as it undergoes its first real estate reassessment in more than two decades.
The changing landscape favors higher-priced...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 5:47 PM
For roughly a decade, Donny Chen has worked at Japanese restaurants but always planned to open his own.
Just a few months ago, those plans came to fruition with the opening of DM Sushi at the former Ray's Famous Pizza II at 2928 Old Nazareth Road, Palmer...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 7:10 PM
If you find your appetite ruined when a restaurant won't honor your Groupon or similar discount coupon, you may not have to eat your loss.
Groupon and at least one competitor, DoubleTakeDeals, have refund policies that could help you get your money back....