| Jun 7, 2013
| 7:46 AM
The 153rd Pennsylvania Volunteers left Easton to a boisterous farewell in September 1862, and four months later found themselves at Brooks Station, Va., joining a Union Army reeling from a terrible defeat at Fredericksburg.
The Easton Sentinel, in its...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 6:29 PM
If you detest the monotony of your workouts or the way you look in last year's swimsuit, Steel Caliber CrossFit in Bethlehem may be the solution to your problem.
The fitness facility at 250 E. Broad St., next to The Original Kunsman Roofing and Siding...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 8:41 AM
Six months after leaving Easton, the men of the 153rd Pennsylvania Volunteers finally found themselves in a line of battle on the afternoon of May 2, 1863.
After 41/2 months of being encamped in Virginia, the regiment raised in Northampton County was...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 7:24 AM
Getting drafted during the Civil War was seen as a black mark against a man's character, as if a man forced to take up arms was less a man than a volunteer.
Drafts created tension in many places, most famously in the three-day riot that boiled through...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 7:33 AM
When the Civil War began in April 1861, the Union Army consisted of about 16,000 men.
By the next summer, it had about 57 times more then that, The Allentown Democrat reported on July 13, 1862.
"As the question is frequently asked how large is the...
| May 29, 2013
| 12:19 PM
Pennsylvania Highlands dean’s list for spring, 2013
Altoona – Ashley Lynnanne Latz, Kara J Nixon, Vicky P Doeing, Matthew Timothy Frederick
Beaverdale – Stephanie Michelle Hendrickson, Tashia Nicole Holdsworth, Stefanie Michelle...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 7:37 AM
Did you see where Monopoly is introducing two new tokens and getting rid of one of the classic tokens? The wheelbarrow and the iron are in danger. I'm still getting over Crayola dumping eight of its crayons. That was back in 1990. Officially, they were...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 8:46 AM
Nearly 10 years after Mick Gjevukaj launched River Grille in downtown Easton, the MLM Restaurant Group restaurateur still embraces his founding philosophy.
“My mantra is: simplicity, simplicity, simplicity executed to perfection,” he says....
| May 27, 2013
| 10:34 AM
On the morning of Sept. 25, 1862, nearly a thousand men formed into regimental line on S. Third Street in Easton and prepared to head to war.
The 153rd Pennsylvania Volunteers, a regiment raised in Northampton County in response to President Lincoln's...
| May 12, 2013
| 5:53 PM
Nicholas “Nick” S. Frobouck, 62, of Sharpsburg, Md., and formerly of Pittsburgh, Pa., passed away Friday, May 10, 2013.
Born Nov. 10, 1950, in McKeesport, Pa., he was the son of Anne Stevenson of Bath, N.C., and the late Nicholas Frobouck....
| May 16, 2013
| 9:13 AM
Democrats of the Lehigh Valley opposed the Republican administration's war.
They were suspicious of the shifting justifications for it. They weren't interested in fighting to free anyone. They denounced the president's restrictions on civil liberties....