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  • Ron Scheffler, Slatington Army, Vietnam

    Ron Scheffler, Slatington<br>Army, Vietnam
    V — Vibrant E — Execute T — Top-notch E — Exceed R — Reveille A — Assume N — Noteworthy Be vibrant each day you are able to wake up to freedom. Thank a veteran. Execute or carry out your daily routine and be...
  • Sweeney Todd kicks off Freddy Award season this weekend

    Sweeney Todd kicks off Freddy Award season this weekend
    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...
  • Lehigh County reassessment favors high-end homes, commercially dense towns

    Lehigh County reassessment favors high-end homes, commercially dense towns
    Now that the property assessments are set and the taxes divvied up, the verdict is in on winners and losers in Lehigh County as it undergoes its first real estate reassessment in more than two decades. The changing landscape favors higher-priced...
  • 2012 Freddy Awards: Full schedule of shows

    2012 Freddy Awards: Full schedule of shows
    The Freddy Awards is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year with a record number of schools taking part in the State Theatre's annual awards for excellence in high school musical theater. Thirty schools in the Lehigh Valley and Warren County, N.J.,...
  • High fuel prices have tepid impact on Lehigh Valley auto dealerships

    High fuel prices have tepid impact on Lehigh Valley auto dealerships
    In 2008, high fuel costs sent the Lehigh Valley's auto-buying market into a frenzy as dealerships were saddled with SUVs and other large vehicles consumers passed up for compact cars. Now, as analysts predict fuel costs will reach $4 or more by summer,...
  • The Freddy Awards' schedule for March

    The Freddy Awards' schedule for March
    The 10th anniversary season of the Freddy Awards is underway, with 29 schools from Lehigh Valley and Warren County, N.J., taking part in the State Theatre's annual awards for excellence in high school musical theater. Participants include first-timer...
  • Valley auto dealers offering more models

    When Fred Rentchler's father got started in the car business in 1973 in Slatington, he sold only Plymouths and Chryslers. That meant mostly sedans. Today, the dealership sells four different brands, offering everything from the fuel-efficient Neon...
  • King's College Graduates, 2009

    King's College held its 60th Commencement Exercises on May 17. King's students from the area who were among 463 to receive their degrees are: MASTER OF SCIENCE HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION Matthew Frank Herr, Northampton; BACHELOR OF ARTS...
  • 'We've got to get the shells to the guns!'

    'We've got to get the shells to the guns!'
    Warren G.H. Peters left Slatington High School in 1940 to join the Army. He signed up for the artillery and later that year shipped out for the Hawaiian island of Oahu. He was a 20-year-old private first class when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on...
  • Tour #2: 'Yocco's Cheese Dog'

    On Hamilton Street heading toward downtown Allentown, admire the PPL building and then turn right on 17th Street and right again at Fairview to see the old favorite at Fairview and St. Cloud. Get back to 15th Street, turn left and continue to Tilghman,...
  • Tour #5: 'Double-Cheeseburger Combo'

    Take Route 309 north from 22. The corner of Huckleberry and 309 is nice. You'll pass Orefield Middle School on your right and a Gulf station on your left, where you'll turn left on Sieger Drive just before the Kernsville light. Bear right to see the giant...