| Sep 15, 2013
| 7:13 PM
Q: PennDOT repaved Shankweiler Road between Route 309 and Cedar Crest Boulevard in mid-August. On Shankweiler just west of Cedar Crest, there is a deep ditch adjacent to the south side of the road. This drop-off, without any guardrail, is extremely...
| 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 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 31, 2013
| 3:23 PM
The relationship between Mack Trucks and the Lehigh Valley is akin to Ford and Detroit. Previously headquartered in Allentown for more than a century, the truck-manufacturing company has a long and storied history here.
Now, fans of the brand can take...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 6:50 PM
Q: I agree with your assessment that some speed bumps provide an excessively jarring ride. If you do a story on speed-bump design, please include the ones on N. Graham Street in Allentown, between Hanover Avenue and Union Boulevard. I'm not sure, but I...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 3:03 PM
Now that you've performed your patriotic duty by consuming hot dogs and hamburgers (vegetarians are excused) for America's birthday, you may resume your normal diet. And I have good news for hoagie lovers. Two new Primo Hoagies are now serving "old-...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 5:36 PM
Easton's downtown has been a destination for Sandy D'Imperio and Rich Lepowsky. They regularly trekked from Manhattan to the city for its restaurants and the State Theatre.
The couple felt the city's downtown was in need of some more boutiques, so they...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 2:22 PM
It was a good omen.
On Monday, as I began a small trip by heading west on Route 22, two red-tailed hawks circled about 200 feet above Springhouse Road, just north of where it goes under 22 in South Whitehall Township.
Technically, it was still winter,...