| Jul 18, 2014
| 4:20 PM
"Mighty fine. Mighty fine."
It was Denny Wayne's favorite expression, and it is also describes the way people remember him. The "East Coast King of Western Swing," leader of the band Texas Fever and a resident of Emmaus, was a beloved figure in the...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 7:03 PM
When Sarah Newhard of New Tripoli asked her 9-year-old son Wyatt what he wanted for Christmas, she was surprised to hear him ask for a drum set. He had never been musically inclined or particularly liked music, Newhard says.
But Wyatt, who since age 3...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 3:27 PM
For a full house of 475 attendees, Neighborhood Housing Services of the Lehigh Valley presented its inaugural "Opening Door Gala" on the Main Stage of the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts at DeSales University on June 22. This successful and...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 7:25 PM
Tom Fegely, the late outdoors editor and writer for The Morning Call, once told Bob Danenhower and Rick Weaknecht that if they could make a go of their outdoors show for five years, then it would be a success.
The pair of avid outdoorsmen —...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:10 PM
Bloomsburg University held graduation ceremonies May 10. Area graduates are:
Holly C. Bachman, Whitehall, MS Comm Dis*Speech/Lang Path; Caitlin R. Bagenstose, New Tripoli, BS Health Sciences; Janice C. Bartolai, Orefield, BSN Nursing;...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 2:50 AM
I've grown to love this area, but it really must be confusing sometimes for new arrivals — and even, occasionally, for people who live here.
Consider this email, which I received the other day.
"A few weeks ago," the reader wrote, "I noticed...
| May 29, 2014
| 8:04 AM
PENNSYLVANIA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY, Williamsport, held graduation ceremonies. Area residents receiving degrees include:
Cody N. Bennicoff, Macungie, Bachelor of Science, Residential Construction Technology and Management:...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 6:18 PM
On Monday I was lucky enough to be assigned to a news conference by Sen. Bob Casey up at the VFW Post 7293 in Whitehall Township.
Sen. Casey, who was there to talk about problems in Veterans Affairs and a bill he wrote to address them, is one of the...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 1:53 PM
Muhlenberg College held graduation ceremonies May 18. Area graduates include:
Brian Borosky, Bethlehem, summa cum laude, Bachelor of Arts in English with a minor in Creative Writing.
Ramzy Burns, New Tripoli, summa cum laude, Bachelor of Science in...
| May 12, 2014
| 9:19 AM
Moravian College held commencement exercises at 10 a.m. May 10, in the outdoor quadrangle behind the Haupert Union Building on the Main Street Campus. T
Moravian College President Bryon L. Grigsby '90 conferred degrees to approximately 397 bachelor...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 8:36 PM
Q: The exit ramp from Route 309 north to Tilghman Street west has been ground up for quite some time now. Is there any schedule of when this exit ramp will finally be resurfaced and finished? It is a rather bumpy exit.
— Joe Scull, Coopersburg