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South Whitehall Township

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  • Bread Box Bakery Cafe closes

     
    Bread Box Bakery Cafe in South Whitehall Township has closed. The eatery and bakery in the Tilghman Square Shopping Center shuttered days ago and will be replaced by a cafe, its owner said in a voicemail. Owner Jason Guo opened the bakery in June 2011,...
  • Talking to kids about the school shooting 3

     
    After the horrific shooting in Connecticut last Friday, I found myself answering many difficult questions from my son, all while getting choked up every time I saw a picture of a slain first grader. So I felt it would be helpful for parents to ask the...
  • Giant Markets makes good on wheelchair-ramp pledge

     
    Late last month, we discovered that a wheelchair ramp at the reconstructed parking lot at the Giant Market, Tilghman Street and Cedar Crest Boulevard in South Whitehall Township, had not yet been installed -- a situation that prompted a query from Wally...
  • Rodizio Grill to be built in South Allentown

     
    Meat lovers rejoice. Brazilian barbecue is coming to Allentown. A Rodizio Grill, a nationally-franchised Brazilian steakhouse, has been slated for the 2800 block of Lehigh Street on the city's south side. Developers for the restaurant -- which is best...
  • Medical alert device calls spread like a virus

    Medical alert device calls spread like a virus
    If you've gotten a phone call or two — or three or more — offering you a free medical alert device, you're not alone. After writing last week about the suspicious calls, I heard from about 80 people whose phones have been ringing with the...
  • More young people admit to driving drowsy

     
    As if parents of young adults didn’t have enough to fret about, a greater percentage of young people admit to driving drowsy at least some of the time, according to a survey by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. The nonprofit agency reported...
  • A grating question on bridge grates on the Hokendauqua-North Catasauqua Bridge

     
    Got some interesting comments regarding today's column on the urban legend about the steel grates on the Hokendauqua-North Catasauqua Bridge having been installed upside-down. My speculation is that the "shimmy" effect on vehicles, common to some grate...
  • Readers weigh in on fatal crash at Bake Oven and Mountain roads

     
    Regarding Friday's column on signage or other improvements to help prevent another accident like the one that claimed five lives at Bake Oven and Mountain roads in Heidelberg Township in June, a number of thougtful responses have steered their way into my...
  • Upper Milford acts quickly, upgrades signals on Route 29

     
    The Warrior's Shiny Vehicle Award goes to Upper Milford Township officials, who quickly hit the accelerator in replacing the old 8-inch, incandescent-bulb traffic signals at Route 29 (Chestnut Street) and Ramer Road in the township. In June, township...
  • Boo! Blast at Dorney to feature Dinosaur Trick-or-Treat

     
    Halloween is creeping up on us — this weekend Boo! Blast opens at Dorney Park in South Whitehall Township. Little ones have their run of the park without any nighttime ghouls on Sundays in September when the park is open exclusively for Boo! Blast...
  • Freddy season set to start in February

     
    It's that time again – when high school students tap, sing and act in musicals across the region. It’s Freddy Award season with 30 schools participating, including a first time appearance by Lehigh Valley Christian High School which is...