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  • American Idol and Hall of Fame

     
    Before I get to my weekly “American Idol” commentary, I have some final thoughts on this year’s balloting for my Hall of Fame of the area’s most colorful characters. As you’ll see here, this year’s choice is developer...
  • New exhibit, website and awards at Da Vinci Science Center

     
    A new exhibit sponsored by PPL at Da Vinci Science Center teaches children how much pedal power it takes to light up an incandescent, compact fluorescent and LED light bulb. The E-power House is a 15-foot-tall cutaway model home that will show visitors...
  • Fish Report for Friday, May 13, 2011

     
    Last week’s great weather and warming trend helped turn on the fish bite all over the Lehigh Valley. The Lehigh River smallmouth bass bite is about two or three weeks ahead of schedule. There’s no telling what the projected cooler temperatures...
  • New assignments for Allentown priests

     
    Twenty six priests in the Allentown Diocese have received new assignments. The announcement was made recently by the Most Reverend John O. Barres, Bishop of Allentown, however the appointments are not effective until June 14: Rev. Achilles Ayaton, from...
  • No-ethanol gas in Fountain HiIl? False alarm. Tank ran dry a month ago.

     
    Lynn Sfanos of Salisbury Township emailed in response to Friday's column on the scarcity of ethanol-free gasoline, suggesting that Friedman's Service Center at 1002 Broadway, Fountain Hill, might still be selling "pure" gasoline, for which many readers...
  • 3-year-old cancer patient and her mom are hoping for a miracle

     
    In March, a middle-of-the-night belly ache turned into a nightmare for a young Coplay family. Jen Kresge thought her 2-year-old daughter, Ella Grace Luchansky, was having a typical childhood tummy problem when she awoke with abdominal pain that night....
  • Blue Mountain League Championship Series resumes in Egypt tonight

     
    Congratulations to the Northern Yankees for winning their first Tri-County League championship. Two key members of the Yankees, Adam Sandt and Rick Seltzer, will now set their sights on an amateur baseball sweep as the Blue Mountain League Championship...
  • I left my heart (and a lot of money) ... in St. Louis, Missouri

     
    It doesn't flow as nice as Tony Bennett's classic song about San Francisco, but that's how I am feeling right now. The "Ultimate Road Trip" Tour has arrived in Kansas City now after about a four-hour bus ride through Missouri on Monday afternoon. The ride...
  • Jam featuring Valley favorites to help music scene fixture rebound from transplant

     
    Tom “Doc” Dougherty, owner of West End Music store in Allentown and a longtime fixture on the Lehigh Valley music scene who recently had a life-saving kidney transplant, will be benefactor of an Oct. 2 fund-raising jam featuring several...
  • Palisades loses football coach; gains sportsmanship award

     
    I was at the Eastern Pennsylvania Football Officials Association banquet tonight in Coplay. Good bunch of guys, even if they all can't see so well. That was obvious during the annual post-dinner raffle when one of the guys needed help reading the ticket...
  • Don't rush into a decision in door-to-door electric sales

     
    Door-to-door sales are nearly as extinct as rotary-dial telephones. You just don't see many salesmen anymore. But there has been an uptick in the past year or so, brought on by the deregulation of the electric industry. Companies you never......