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South Whitehall Township

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  • 'But officer, the speed limit is 70 mph, can't I go 80?'

    Q: As you know, the 10-over-the-speed-limit allowance is an unwritten rule permitted in Pennsylvania and in many other states. Is it likely to continue when the 70 mph law goes into effect? — Manny Kokolis, South Whitehall Township ‍ Q:...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Kids' urgent care center opens in So. Whitehall

     
    St. Luke's Health Network's union with St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children is paying new dividends in the valley. St. Christopher’s Pediatric Urgent Care in Allentown is now open, the hospitals announced today. It's located at St. Luke&#...
  • 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......
  • Learn about Obamacare

     
    Do you want to learn how the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, will affect you? Your employees? Some volunteers are ready to help explain things to you in free presentations this week. The Rev. Christine Nelson, former head of the Lehigh County...
  • Valley hot for frozen yogurt

    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...
  • Recalling a long-ago misfortune for a gypsy clan

    Recalling a long-ago misfortune for a gypsy clan
    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...
  • Lily Sushi takes over former steakhouse

    Lily Sushi takes over former steakhouse
    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 —...
  • Allentown's free flu clinics now only for uninsured

    For years, the Allentown Health Bureau would take anyone at its flu clinics — insured, uninsured, city resident, out-of-towner — because the overriding goal was to get as many people as possible vaccinated. As the 2013-14 flu season looms,...
  • Walk-in care centers sprout across Lehigh Valley

    Just south of Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg's remodeled emergency department — the one LVH spent $7.25 million renovating two years ago — workers are clearing a construction site at the corner of Schoenersville and Jacksonville roads....