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  • Closing arguments begin in Lower Nazareth warehouse debate

    The debate over whether a large-scale warehouse distribution facility should be built in Lower Nazareth came full circle Monday night as attorneys lined up to give closing arguments and tried one last time to establish whether the project is permitted under the township's zoning ordinance.
  • Bethlehem blogging sensation takes his wheelchair on tour

    Here's a man who is as Bob Dylan would say: "Busy living." Shane Burcaw a 20-year-old blogging sensation who is living a with a rare form of muscular dystrophy has blossomed since his story first ran on the front of The Morning Call's 2011 Christmas Eve...

    Giant check for Gov. Wolf Elementary

    New playground equipment for Gov. Wolf Elementary School has gotten closer to reality. That’s because parents and staff banded together to raise $19,731.19 by shopping at Giant Food Stores. Gov. Wolf Principal Jodi Sponchiado registered her school...

    Tour #4: 'Nonalcoholic Wassail'

    Take 191/Linden Street south into Bethlehem and turn left on Butztown. Make a right on West and a left on Barry to see 1316. Check the porch upstairs for a warm scene. Turn right on Lafayette, left on North, right on Covington and right on Easton Avenue....

    'Sergeant, can you get some food up to the men?'

    'Sergeant, can you get some food up to the men?'
    Louis H. Vargo was born in Butztown and left Wilson High School in 1934 to work. He got kitchen experience at a Poconos camp and at a prep school in Connecticut, and was working with dietitians at Fordham University in New York when he was drafted during...