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South Whitehall Township

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  • Pennsylvania gasoline taxes go up Jan. 1

    Pennsylvania gasoline taxes go up Jan. 1
    HARRISBURG — In an east Allentown industrial zone on Quebec Street north of Union Boulevard, 23 tanks rise high into the sky, the pipes that connect them running deep underground. This is a Petroleum Products Corp. fuel pipeline terminal. For a...
  • Unwanted passenger: Roadway litter

    Q: Regarding your column a few years ago on the trashing of the Lehigh Valley, I started traveling Route 22 to visit the area weekly in the early '70s, and never noticed a significant amount of trash. As a permanent Valley resident, I'm now appalled by...
  • Newfangled Christmas movie culture forces a trip to DVD shelves

    The digital video disc was introduced to America in the late 1990s and, for no good reason at all, people started switching from VHS to DVD. Several years after that, our kids got it into their heads that my wife and I should try to join the 21st...
  • Legionnaires' disease story is very personal for one journalist

    The military veterans, gathered to celebrate the nation's bicentennial, had made it through World War I, World War II, Korea or Vietnam, only to be struck down by the mist from a hotel's air-conditioning system. It was the first time the world would...
  • MacArthur Road traffic signals seem to be headed in the wrong direction

    Q: I never noticed it before, but I'm sure this has been in place for years. Traveling north on MacArthur Road approaching the Lehigh Valley Mall entrance, there are three traffic lights facing motorists. One of those signals is positioned over the...
  • Dorney Park's Snake Pit gets planning commission nod

     
    The Snake Pit, Dorney Park's proposed seven-story complex of water slides, is one step closer to wet and wild reality, after the South Whitehall Township Planning Commission recommended preliminary final approval on the project Thursday. "It's another...
  • Valentine's Day 2014: Love in the dead of winter

    Valentine's Day 2014: Love in the dead of winter
    Thursday’s nor’easter, which piled more than a foot of new snow onto this longest of winters, dumped the ultimate cold shower on local romance. Allentown’s Manny Trinidad wanted to woo his girlfriend for Valentine’s Day. So he...
  • Say ciao to Little Italy on Main

    When it comes to Italian fare, downtown Bethlehem doesn't come close to New York City's Little Italy, but it could be on its way. The proof lies in the area's latest addition, appropriately named, Little Italy on Main. The eatery, which opened Feb. 9,...
  • Resolve to be more frugal

    One hundred years from now, when historians look back at the most significant events of 2013, they will probably conclude it was the "Year of the Milk Jug." Just think about all the clever uses we shared this year for something ordinarily tossed in...
  • Readers strafe the Warrior for slamming his brakes on the third brake light

     
    I figured I'd get flak for my Monday put-down of the federal government's requirement of a high-mount third brake light on passenger vehicles. I was right; a number of fellow warriors took careful aim and did their best to shoot me down. Several people...
  • Kids' urgent care center opens in So. Whitehall

     
    St. Luke's Health Network's union with St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children is paying new dividends in the valley. St. Christopher’s Pediatric Urgent Care in Allentown is now open, the hospitals announced today. It's located at St. Luke&#...