| Jul 13, 2013
| 6:28 PM
Steve Sweigart hates all of the taxes he has to pay. So he sure wasn't going to pay sales tax on something that's not taxable, like heating oil for his home.
"I pay enough taxes," said Sweigart, of South Whitehall Township, who recently was locked in a...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Cipriano and Sharin Pereira of Lopatcong Township began their quest to make the perfect protein pudding 10 years ago. The self-described fitness buffs experimented with countless combinations of ingredients in hopes they could "take a break from the...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 2:43 PM
What do you get when a Polish-born woman and her Italian-American husband decide to open a deli? The Poletalian Deli, of course! No, seriously.
Husband and wife Steve and Edyta Masone of Whitehall Township held a grand opening of their Polish/Italian...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 6:34 PM
The King George Inn was jinxed from the day in 1970 when the restaurant was named after one of the worst rulers in the history of the world. They may as well have called it the Adolf Hitler Inn.
The fact that a historic building is facing doom is a...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 5:53 PM
With health care costs already strangling many families, a lawmaker wants to make sure Pennsylvania residents aren't surprised by the controversial fees that have angered some Lehigh Valley residents.
Rep. Dan Frankel introduced legislation about a...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 6:36 PM
Q: What happened to the 'no left turn' sign at the Lehigh Street entrance/exit of the Wawa across from Queen City Airport? There was a sign prohibiting motorists exiting the Wawa from making a left onto the very busy Lehigh Street. Since then I have...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 3:02 AM
Before we get to the topic of an overly polite peace rally, the distressing matter of King George III must be untangled.
According to Lehigh Valley historian Frank Whelan, it was the British King George II, not King George III, for whom the King George...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 11:27 AM
The aspirin tablets in the bottle were of various colors and the little boy thought they were candy, so he helped himself.
When I saw the empty bottle I called the base hospital at Beale Air Force Base in California, where I was stationed, and was...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 3:12 PM
You've probably seen one. They're popping up all over the Lehigh Valley. In fact, there's probably one within a couple miles of your home. No, not a drugstore or a hair salon. I'm talking about frozen yogurt shops.
The latest addition is sweetFrog...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 6:42 PM
There are Gypsies in America, and I don't mean the migratory hucksters who pass through this area every spring and fall offering phony driveway repairs and other scams.
Police used to call those people gypsies, but the term has fallen out of favor...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 7:00 PM
Carnivores, don't fret. The new tenant of the former Charlie Brown's Steakhouse in South Whitehall Township, Lily Sushi Asian Bistro, is also serving a variety of meaty dishes. The Chinese and Japanese eatery's main draw, however, is seafood —...