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  • Valley makes the slow road back to normal

    Valley makes the slow road back to normal
    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...
  • 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...
  • Soldier charged in $630,000 theft of high-tech military gear

     
    Charges filed against Army private in theft of high-tech military equipment...
  • 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...
  • Sign up now for new Get Out! Lehigh Valley outdoor adventures

     
    Lehigh Valley Health Network and the Wildlands Conservancy have scheduled the next four Get Out! Lehigh Valley guided adventures. And this time, a bike ride, a rock field and a waterfall are included in the mix....
  • 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...
  • Friday Night Forecast: Finally, no postponements to worry about

     
    It is rare to turn on the computer and not get flooded with e-mails from athletic directors talking about postponements. You don't need me to tell you this winter has been brutal and we've still got to get through February. All of the postponements and...
  • Five things we learned from a Friday night in Slatington

     
    Covered the District 11 girl-boy doubleheader at Northern Lehigh -- Central Catholic boys and Pen Argyl girls were the winners -- on Friday night. Here's what stuck out: 1. Why no student fans? I doubt if there were 10, 15 students there, total, from...
  • Fish Report for Friday, April 29, 2011

     
    The rain is expected to go away for the weekend, but the streams and rivers are going to be high for a while, which will mess up fishing for both bank and boat anglers. We’re getting a few nice days, and then rain and it’s back to high waters....
  • Oertner happy to be back in coaching; ready for the challenge at Lehighton

     
    I didn't get a chance to talk to Rich Oertner on Wednesday night after he was approved by the Lehighton School Board by a 9-0 margin as their new boys varsity basketball coach. But I did speak with him on Thursday afternoon and the former Northern...
  • National Trails Day mishap

     
    Maybe it's because I'm in my mid-50s now. Foot surgery, back surgery, sciatica, you name it. I may have missed National Running Day last Wednesday, but I sure as heck wasn’t going to miss National Trails Day last Saturday. It started out around 8 a....