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  • Police: Man drove with nine children in back of flatbed truck from Philly to Dorney Park

    A man hauled 11 passengers, nine of them children, on makeshift benches in a fllatbed truck from Philadelphia to Dorney Park on Sunday morning, according to court records. None of the passengers, who were between 7 and 19 years old, were using seat belts...
  • 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...
  • Countdown to kickoff: EPC football schedule an adjustment for everyone

    Countdown to kickoff: EPC football schedule an adjustment for everyone
    The 2014 high school football season opens two weeks from Friday. Anyone used to the Lehigh Valley Conference will find the opening-week schedule odd. One byproduct that came with the formation of the new Eastern Pennsylvania Conference was the...
  • Customers shouldn't pay for all proposed PPL power line costs

    Regarding the Aug. 1 article about PPL's plan to build a new transmission network across Pennsylvania into New York, New Jersey and Maryland that will cost between $4 billion and $6 billion: I'm very pleased to see this, especially if the successful...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • New season begins a new era in high school sports

    New season begins a new era in high school sports
    Late Monday morning I hopped on Route 33 heading toward East Stroudsburg. On the southbound lanes, about six yellow school buses passed me, one right after the other. How symbolic, I thought. On the first day of the 2014-15 scholastic sports year,...
  • Manslaughter plea in wife's beating death

    Manslaughter plea in wife's beating death
    After 25 years of living with his wife's alcoholism, James Albright was desperate. Time and time again, she'd agree to get help. But over and over, she'd go back to the bottle. That's what happened on April 10, 2013, said defense attorney James...
  • Coming thrills at Pennsylvania amusement parks

    It seems 2015 will be the year for some unique new roller coasters in Pennsylvania. Hersheypark announced last week it will build a combination dark ride and roller coaster next year that will have elements of a fun house. That will boost the number...
  • Whitehall High School Pool to host township's swim classes, family sessions and more

    Whitehall High School Pool to host township's swim classes, family sessions and more
    Whitehall Township Recreation Bureau is offering indoor Aqua Aerobics, 7-8 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays this fall, Sept. 16-Nov. 6 at the Whitehall High School pool. The fee is $55 for residents and $65 for non-residents, according to the township's...
  • C.A.G.E. slo-pitch league honors memory of two who left us much too soon; brings community together

    Chris Attieh and George Elias were best of friends. They were both Whitehall High graduates close in age, trying to make their way in the world, and both left us way too soon. Attieh died at the age of 28 from complications from Acute Respiratory...