| Mar 1, 2014
| 6:13 PM
Clams, crabs, calamari and a plethora of other ocean fare will once again be satisfying starved seafood lovers beginning Monday at a new and improved Youell's Oyster House in west Allentown. The popular restaurant, which was destroyed by fire last year,...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 6:19 PM
Lee Smith's neighborhood finally is thawing out.
Ice patches have receded. Grass patches have reappeared. And mail is being delivered regularly.
Smith is among several people who live in the neighborhoods off Presidential Drive in Whitehall Township...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 6:29 PM
Looking to celebrate a bright life that ended, suddenly and stunningly, on a Washington Township road, Angela Pope's family and friends are planning to turn the upcoming St. Luke's Half Marathon & 5K a lovely shade of purple.
"Angela's Angels," they...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 5:23 PM
Q: Since moving to South Whitehall, I enter Route 309 off of Tilghman Street, and it seems to me there is a sign missing. Heading west on Tilghman Street just before the 309 interchange, a sign indicates "PA 309 South" with a straight-ahead arrow. But the...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 11:44 AM
In at least one respect, Phil Armstrong is exactly what Whitehall Township needs. That is to say, he is not much of a politician.
For a township board of commissioners sometimes contaminated by political scheming, posturing and cronyism, that's just...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 3:59 PM
It's not business, to paraphrase Michael Corleone. It's strictly personal.
The Westend Racquet, Swim & Fitness Club in South Whitehall Township, along with its sister fitness clubs created over recent decades by John Brinson, were among the best...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 1:49 PM
French fry lovers rejoice! The Lehigh Valley's first Checkers have opened within months of each other, allowing customers to "feast on" in Allentown and Bethlehem.
The greasy-spoon section of Allentown's South Fourth Street got even greasier thanks to...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 5:35 PM
If you're unhappy with how often, or how well, your street has been plowed during this horrendous winter — at least it gets plowed.
Catherine Magditch lives on North Ott Street where it dead-ends against Route 22. South Whitehall Township doesn'...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 2:31 PM
When it comes to Italian fare, downtown Bethlehem doesn't come close to New York City's Little Italy, but it could be on its way. The proof lies in the area's latest addition, appropriately named, Little Italy on Main.
The eatery, which opened Feb. 9,...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 6:33 PM
Con artists are as slick as the ice building up outside. They're constantly looking for new ways to get us to slip up and fall for their costly tricks.
They often try to scare you, as they did last week to Agnes Gackenbach of Emmaus.
She got an email...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 6:26 PM
Q: I've seen publicity about a device used by the Coca-Cola bottling plant in Bethlehem to remove snow and ice from the roofs of the company's tractor-trailers to comply with state law, and more importantly, to help protect all motorists. I've suggested...