| Apr 1, 2014
| 6:29 PM
Looking to celebrate a bright life that ended, suddenly and stunningly, on a Washington Township road, Angela Pope's family and friends are planning to turn the upcoming St. Luke's Half Marathon & 5K a lovely shade of purple.
"Angela's Angels," they...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 2:47 PM
For some people, gift cards are lazy and impersonal. For others, they are convenient and practical. For Easton Main Street Initiative, which debuted its Downtown Easton Gift Card program in late September, they are an innovative way to explore and...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 6:08 PM
Not long after we moved to Emmaus, we discovered Martha Vines. She was the children's librarian at the borough library, and it was immediately obvious that she had been put on Earth to be this very thing.
It is a rare combination of patience and passion...
| May 11, 2014
| 7:32 PM
Q: I live on the south side of Allentown. I believe it was a year ago when the bridge on Albert Street after the Chapel Avenue split was closed. I was wondering if there were any plans to reopen the bridge any time soon. Albert Street is a handy...
| May 3, 2014
| 3:06 PM
Whether you're a seasoned chef serving gourmet meals or a struggling chef throwing away burnt eggs and toast, 29 Cooks in Upper Milford Township is here to help.
The catering and culinary center, which opened April 22, is for all skill levels —...
| May 14, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Not everyone is crazy about being called to serve on a jury but most of us realize it's one of our civic duties. We also know we can get in trouble for blowing off the summons, and con artists are tapping that fear in one of the latest scams targeting the...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:26 PM
Not only does the Patti Heffner Memorial Golf Tournament pay tribute and honor the memory of one of the area's all-time great girls basketball players and coaches, but it also brings together the entire Lehigh Valley.
Heffner played at Dieruff,...
| May 14, 2014
| 7:27 PM
Sometimes you just have to stand back and salute the joy in activity.
The annual Saturday kids run that was part of the St. Luke's Half Marathon last month is one of those times, when you see youngsters barely out of the toddler stage ambling down...
| May 15, 2014
| 9:51 PM
Bill Schankel would rather dish out credit than receive it.
Ask him about his Pen Argyl softball program and he'll credit the assistant coaches, the players, the administration, even opposing coaches such as Southern Lehigh's Brian Neefe.
| Jun 17, 2014
| 6:38 PM
Sometimes, as I walk the dog after supper, the bells at Emmaus Moravian Church start chiming.
The bell tower of the church is home to a real bell, but it isn't used anymore. As at many churches nowadays, the chiming comes from a loudspeaker system in...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 11:32 AM
Former legislator Joe Zeller, whose political perspectives may be broader than anybody's, sees troubling parallels between what Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf is doing and what one of Pennsylvania's most tragic political figures did decades...