| Dec 27, 2013
| 2:50 AM
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,...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 2:43 AM
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...
| 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 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,...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 6:48 PM
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.
| Jul 8, 2014
| 7:32 PM
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....
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:59 PM
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...
| 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...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 7:38 PM
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...
| 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.
| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:09 PM
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...