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South Whitehall Township

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  • Pick the next King or Queen of Cheap

    It's that special time of year when we need your help deciding who will be this year's King or Queen of Cheap and join the Lehigh Valley's unofficial royal family. It's a rather distinct group, including folks who save the salt from the bottom of...
  • Cadillac-Packard snafu illustrates need for a paid (septuagenarian) consultant

    There, on the front page of The Morning Call last Saturday, was Uncle Wilson's 1952 Cadillac, or an exact replica thereof. When he visited from Delaware, neighbors were impressed by the sight of a new Caddy in the gravel driveway next to our house,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Wrong-way Richard comments on opposite-direction route descriptions

     
    In this year's May 6 column (still available at mcall.com, though it was posted May 5) dealt with Route 903 in Lehighton, sections of which are marked as "Route 903 south" though motorists are headed precisely due north. Frequent contributor Richard...
  • Warrior's vacation file, Vol. 2

     
    In addition to finding much of coastal Delaware to be a bicycle-friendly place last month, I came upon an interesting speed-hump design. The speed humps I've seen in Pennsylvania (not to be confused with the horrible speed bumps, the overly aggressive...
  • Yet another twist on the twisted free medical alert scam calls

     
    Like I suspected I would, I've heard from plenty of people who read today's Watchdog column about the new twist to the scam phone calls supposedly offering people "free" medical alert alarms. About 20 people called or emailed to say......
  • Powerful stories provoke change

     
    You may recall the anti-smoking stories and images that flashed on your television screen last year, part of the federal government's efforts to get people to quit. They were difficult viewing, but they had a strong impact. According to research by the U....
  • Allentown announces inductee to Landlord Hall of Shame

     
    Mohinder Kaur has been added to Allentown’s Landlord Hall of Shame. Kaur, who has home addresses in South Whitehall Township, New York and California, owns a property at 619 Cedar Street in Allentown that was tagged unfit for human habitation in...
  • 'Complete makeover' at Hanover Eatery

    Patrons of the former Golden View Diner in Hanover Township, Northampton County, won't recognize much of anything at their old stomping grounds – most notably, the name. Now known as Hanover Eatery, the building at 5090 Bath Pike (Route 512)...
  • PennDOT paving job goes begging on Route 309

    Q: The exit ramp from Route 309 north to Tilghman Street west has been ground up for quite some time now. Is there any schedule of when this exit ramp will finally be resurfaced and finished? It is a rather bumpy exit. — Joe Scull, Coopersburg...