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  • Cadillac-Packard snafu illustrates need for a paid (septuagenarian) consultant

    There, on the front page of The Morning Call last Saturday, was Uncle Wilson's 1952 Cadillac, or an exact replica thereof. When he visited from Delaware, neighbors were impressed by the sight of a new Caddy in the gravel driveway next to our house,...
  • A way to ramp up access from I-78

    A way to ramp up access from I-78
    Q: I have a question regarding the Emmaus Avenue interchange, Exit 58, of Interstate 78. The way the ramp is constructed, you can only access Emmaus Avenue southbound. While driving past the ramp on Emmaus Avenue, I came to the realization that the ramp...
  • Iconic Emmaus church putting a polish on bell tower

    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...
  • Patti Heffner golf tournament brings together the entire Lehigh Valley high school community

    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,...
  • Emmaus: Happy 300th, Herr Knauss!

    Barring a sudden leap in the science of longevity, I won't be around for my 300th birthday. So I'd like to note for posterity my wish to be celebrated with a daylong party, a commemorative poem, a cake and a lot of brass band music. That's what...
  • Jesus returns to Emmaus church

    I was glad to see Jesus has returned to my church. He had been gone for about six months. I'm speaking, of course, about the statue of Jesus outside the church, St. Ann's in Emmaus. Jesus is inside all the time, they tell us, at home in the tabernacle....
  • Spartan Race next challenge for Schuylkill County boy suffering from ALPS

    Blake Broadhurst used to run around and play in his Orwigsburg community just like any other 13-year-old. But he suddenly found out he was not like other 13-year-olds. "I was playing football and tackled someone and my nose started bleeding," he...
  • Lehigh Valley Road Runners Kids Running Series just for the health of it

    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...
  • Lights for Limeport campaign is underway to install new lights at one of the area's classic venues

    Earlier this summer, we wrote about the plight of Coplay's Balliet Stadium and how a group is trying to revitalize of the area's iconic baseball venues. Well, another classic ballpark is in line for an upgrade. A Lights for Limeport fundraising effort...
  • Like it or not, Pen Argyl's Schankel deserves credit for turning Green Knights into an elite softball program

    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. "Because...
  • Camp Olympic hosts Katherine Switzer and Roger Robinson for Jack Pressmann cross country race

    Camp Olympic hosts Katherine Switzer and Roger Robinson for Jack Pressmann cross country race
    Roger Robinson raced cross country for 30 years at the elite masters levels as few others have, garnering masters world championships in both cross country and road races, as well as setting masters records in marathon races in Boston, New York and...