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  • Side Roads: Readers comment on variety of issues

     
    A number of insightful comments from readers regarding roadway issues suggested by recent columns, or sometimes long-ago columns: Riding bicycles in the rude "I often wonder if bicycle riders everywhere have decided to play 'stupid,' or if it's just the...
  • Dickey's coming, location unknown

     
    A Dickey's Barbecue Pit will be coming to Wescosville. Location? A spot has not been finalized, according to a spokesman for the North Carolina-based chain. A Dickey's opened at 3221 Schoenerville Road in 2008. Founded in 1941, Dickey's is a fast-...
  • Say 'boo' to high cost of Halloween treats

    What if we told you we had a plan to get you through the next six Halloweens for $1? No. Not $1 each year. Just one buck for all six of them. It's actually $1.06 with the tax. But that's still less than 18 cents a year. Hogwash, you're probably...
  • "Unadulterated greed'

    Greed -- the word was used over and over to describe PPL Corp. at a packed, four-hour public hearing Wednesday in south Bethlehem. John Boyer of Macungie tried to be polite. He said PPL's behavior amounted to "a five-letter word that begins with G and...
  • Book makes Dorney Park's history fly by on the wings of a zephyr

    In a conversation about 20 years ago with someone from Philadelphia, I mentioned that I lived in Allentown. "Oh, I know Allentown," he said "Hess's, Dorney Park." While Hess's is no more, Dorney Park, actually located in South Whitehall Township,...
  • For a few days, 'Hairspray' was the glue that bonded Valley actors who vied for stardom

    The hours are long. The pay is next to nil. So, why did hundreds of Lehigh Valley extrastoil on the set of the movie, "Hairspray" recently at Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom? Fame and fortune, you say, with a snicker. Well, don't laugh too quickly or...
  • Early morning blaze ruins Castle Garden landmark

    The Lehigh Valley lost an entertainment landmark yesterday when an early morning fire destroyed the Castle Garden ballroom at Dorney Park. Three generations of music lovers had gone there to dance and listen to the sounds of the Big Bands, rock'n'roll,...