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  • Feds sue to stop text message gift card scam

    Some of my columns spark more outrage than others and, to my surprise, a brief report several years ago about random text messages supposedly awarding $1,000 Best Buy gift cards continues to rank near the top. More than 150 people from all over the...
  • Freddy Awards season takes center stage: show schedule

    Freddy Awards season takes center stage: show schedule
    It's that time again — when high school students tap, sing and act in musicals across the region. It's Freddy Awards season, with 30 schools participating, including the first appearance by Lehigh Valley Christian High School, which is...
  • You know how to whistle, don't ya, motorist?

     
    With apologies to Lauren Bacall--the quote is from 1944's "To Have and Have Not," her first film and a must-see rental--several people have written in response to Friday's deer-strike column to advise that retail "deer whistle" devices are an effective...
  • Soldier charged in $630,000 theft of high-tech military gear

     
    Charges filed against Army private in theft of high-tech military equipment...
  • Sweeney Todd kicks off Freddy season

     
    The Freddy Awards kick off in weekend with Stephen Sondheim's dark musical "Sweeney Todd," presented by Blair Academy in Blairstown, N.J. Thursday through Saturday. The Freddy Awards is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year with a record number of...
  • A second chance at Halloween for kids

     
    My son complained that this past weekend's storm ruined Halloween. He had been looking forward to going trick or treating at the mall Saturday but the mall lost power, and our plans to go trick or treating in his aunt's neighborhood got scuttled when...
  • Jim Tkach is a grandfather and coaching in Delaware

     
    At the height of the storm on Saturday night, I got an e-mail from former Northern Lehigh coach Jim Tkach who told me he was bunkering down in his new home in Milford, Del. -- not too far from Rehoboth Beach. All went well we've since learned. Jim and his...
  • What Is It? The Answer

     
    It seems like forever since I posted this photo and invited readers to guess What Is It? Among the guesses have been a mortar, a petrified candy apple, an object thrown from boats to anchor the line, a device for......
  • Northern Lehigh reloading with fresh talent

     
    Northern Lehigh graduated its three best players: Jake Kern, Matt Gill, Cody Remaley. You’ll see them play a lot on Saturday afternoons throughout the region. On Friday nights this season in Slatington, the Bulldogs still will have a pretty good.......
  • Slatington's Rabenold was 15th in Sunday's ARCA race

     
    With all that went on with Brad Keselowski's amazing Sprint Cup series win and the little feud that rekindled between Jimmie Johnson and Kurt Busch, we didn't get to report much on the ARCA race that also happened Sunday at Pocono Race. Slatington's...
  • Safety improvements at Route 873 and Best Station Road

     
    A number of readers submitted interesting comments and suggestions for cost-effective safety improvements at the dangerous intersection of Route 873 and Best Station Road in Washington Township, north of Neffs. Dan, The only problem at this 4-legged...