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South Whitehall Township

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  • Septuagenarian cyclist sidelined in bicycle-car crash

    Septuagenarian cyclist sidelined in bicycle-car crash
    As vacations go, this one was a pip. Some of the year's best cycling weather, of course, came in the week that followed Tuesday of last week, when I was rendered unable to get out to enjoy it. Mother Nature has a sadistic sense of humor. I shan't bother...
  • Proper posting critical for no-parking signs

    Proper posting critical for no-parking signs
    Q: I need clarification on the attached photo that shows two 'no parking' signs on the 600 block of Main Street in Northampton. The first sign has a double arrow. Does this mean no parking on the opposite (left) side of the street as well as the right...
  • Theater: Selkie presents Irish green plays at farm

    A theater event that was a hit three years ago returns this weekend to fill the bucolic Anam Cara Farm in South Whitehall Township. Selkie Theatre founders Kate Scuffle and George Miller will present "Bo Leictreach GreenPlay Festival," featuring new 10-...
  • Lehigh County board approves Cedarbrook union contract, drops capital funding

    Lehigh County commissioners Wednesday lambasted the county administration's plan for turning around Cedarbrook nursing home as weak and undeveloped. The criticism came as commissioners were asked to approve a new contract with the nursing home's union...
  • Lehigh Valley food events include Red Robin Summer Bash, hot dogs with wine

    TAKING CARE OF PESTS 1 While the heat of summer brings a bounty to the garden, it also brings some uninvited guests. The Rodale Institute will hold a class on weeds, pests and beneficials 11 a.m.-noon on Saturday at Lehigh University's Mountaintop...
  • Wrong-way driver in Route 22 crash charged with DUI, aggravated assault

    The Whitehall man who police say drove the wrong way with his lights off on Route 22 the night of July 26 and hit two other vehicles has been charged with aggravated assault while drunken driving. Joseph C. Hoch, 36, was driving his pickup truck east...
  • South Whitehall Township Planning Commission to review plans for the Bortz Tract Aug. 21

    South Whitehall Township Planning Commission will hold a public meeting at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 21, to discuss plans for the Bortz Tract. The Bortz Tract preliminary/final plan review request is for development of properties at 401 Cetronia Road and...
  • Cha-CHING doesn't mean food's too expensive

    With a well-deserved vacation looming, I need to tie up loose ends on some previous columns. • I'm still taking your notes and phone calls about what you think of changes over the years at Musikfest, but I do want to comment myself on one subject...
  • Daniel Spiegel: Upgrade Route 222 into highway suitable for 21st century

    I moved to Allentown in 2002. Driving to work on my first day at Kutztown University, stuck behind a trash truck for 12 miles down Schantz Road and onto Route 222 until the Kutztown bypass, I wondered, through the inescapable stench, what I had gotten...
  • Wolf has a 'one-track agenda' of taxes

    So you think Tom Wolf is a good choice for Pennsylvania governor? Are you prepared to pay higher property taxes and higher sales taxes (even the "nonproductive" people would pay that one)? And who do you think will end up paying the tax he proposes on...
  • Response to Allentown sewage backup stinks

    Matt Ackerman was in the basement of his Allentown home when he heard a gurgling sound coming from the sewer drain. "I know when that is happening, that's not a good thing," he said. It sure wasn't. Sewage was spouting from the drain in the laundry...