| Mar 17, 2012
| 5:58 PM
Tru Sabatino in Bethlehem teaches people how to sing, so she can't afford to get sick.
She washes her hands religiously to keep from catching anything. But preventing one problem led to another: the high cost of foam-soap dispensers.
Tru proved she's...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 12:39 PM
Parkland School District includes the communities of South Whitehall, North Whitehall and Upper Macungie townships in Lehigh County, Pa. The villages of Neffs, Schnecksville, Orefield, Fogelsville, Cetronia, Coplay, Ironton and Breiningsville are...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 5:15 PM
Like most couples, Artie and Janet Persing have their disagreements.
For instance, Artie would like to store in the bathroom rain water the couple collect from their downspouts to flush the toilet. But Janet just shakes her head and laughs: "We're not...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 6:58 PM
Now is the time to enjoy the taste of home-grown, field-ripened, Pennsylvania tomatoes. There is nothing better than a thick slice of a juicy dark-red tomato on your home-grilled burger or a BLT sandwich. Ripe, local tomatoes also add the finishing...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 6:49 PM
Roy Nimmo has lived long enough to keep things in perspective.
He built his Williams Township home in 1948, after World War II, and spent his first two years there hauling his own water. In the great flood of 1955, the creek behind his house overflowed...
| May 12, 2012
| 2:02 PM
It's Mother's Day, so a lot of you are probably going to pick up mom and take her out to brunch.
Or maybe you forgot all about it until she called at 7 a.m. wondering when you'd be over, so you dashed off to the store for some flowers and a card.
| Nov 1, 2012
| 1:01 PM
The Lehigh Valley's recovery from superstorm Sandy seemed to be proceeding slowly but surely on Wednesday, with streets coming to life and the area's electric utilities saying most power would be restored by the end of the weekend.
But the return to...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 8:18 PM
The usual auctioneer's patter about furniture and figurines gave way to something a little different, a little strange, when lots 204 and 205 came up before the buyers at Tom Hall Auctions in Schnecksville on Tuesday.
"We're offering the gentleman first,...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 5:00 PM
The Fish Report returns after a vacation at the Jersey Shore, and we welcome a new saltwater contributor with Avalon Hodge Podge Bait and Tackle, where we picked up some crabbing hooks and bait to trade a windy, sand-blasting beach day for a crab catching...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 5:40 PM
Friends of Ayron Paige Metcalf said Friday she was a loving woman whose life was just getting started when it was cut short.
The 18-year-old Greencastle-Antrim Senior High School graduate was killed Thursday morning in a three-vehicle collision on...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 6:56 PM
I promise to someday write a full-fledged story about quarter midget car racing, because it looks like great fun. But this story, while set in that world, is about family — in particular, a sister looking out for her brother.
The brother is...