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  • Money from Philly red-light runners will improve Lehigh Valley traffic safety

     
    In what I consider another example of why red-light cameras should be approved for statewide use, revenue from red-light runners in Philadelphia will be distributed to municipalities across Pennsylvania, including five in our region, for projects to...
  • Tired of telemarketers? Here are some tips to stop the calls

     
    In writing yesterday about a record fine against a telemarketer accused of violating the Do Not Call law, I lamented that it's tough to stop annoying sales and scam calls. But there are a few things you can try. Al......
  • Bluegrass festival to mark 25 years at Wind Gap park

     
    Appalachian bluegrass is an ancient musical art form, with roots in Scottish, Welsh, Irish and English traditional music. So in the scheme of things, what’s a mere 25 years? Well, it’s pretty important when it’s the anniversary of the...
  • Walk-in care centers sprout across Lehigh Valley

    Just south of Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg's remodeled emergency department — the one LVH spent $7.25 million renovating two years ago — workers are clearing a construction site at the corner of Schoenersville and Jacksonville roads....
  • Frank Scagliotta is back on an area football sideline

     
    On my visit to the Pocono Mountain East campus on Wednesday, I was talking with Cardinals football coach Phil Dorn when a very familiar face emerged from around the corner. It was Frank Scagliotta, who is back on the Swiftwater, Paradise Township campus...
  • After Sandy, a stunned Northeast struggles to its feet

    After Sandy, a stunned Northeast struggles to its feet
    In New York and New Jersey, Sandy lived up to its advance billing as a once-in-a-lifetime megastorm, a deadly collision of tropical and arctic forces that hammered the coastline with mountainous waves and winds and swamped lower Manhattan with record...
  • Sandy storm deaths

    At least nine deaths in Pennsylvania were attributed to the storm: •A 48-year-old Lower Macungie Township woman found after carbon monoxide from a gas-powered generator entered her home •An 86-year-old South Whitehall Township woman found in...
  • In Sandy's aftermath, Valley residents grapple with outages, downed trees, blocked roads

    Roy Nimmo has lived long enough to keep things in perspective. He built his Williams Township home in 1948, after World War II, and spent his first two years there hauling his own water. In the great flood of 1955, the creek behind his house overflowed...
  • Hurricane brings 3 more deaths to Lehigh Valley; 41,000 regain power in 1 day; 160,000 still in dark

    Hurricane brings 3 more deaths to Lehigh Valley; 41,000 regain power in 1 day; 160,000 still in dark
    The Lehigh Valley impact of Hurricane Sandy intensified Wednesday with the reports of two more storm-related deaths. Also on Wednesday, 41,000 of the region's homes and businesses that lost power in the storm had electricity restored. But about 160,000...
  • Valley makes the slow road back to normal

    Valley makes the slow road back to normal
    The Lehigh Valley's recovery from superstorm Sandy seemed to be proceeding slowly but surely on Wednesday, with streets coming to life and the area's electric utilities saying most power would be restored by the end of the weekend. But the return to...
  • New info for the Old Growth Forest #hikes

     
    Adventures to the Ancients Pocono Area Old Growth Forest/Open Space Hikes 2011 Registration required: Contact Bill Sweeney at Jacobsburg E.E. Center (610) 746-2808 or by e-mail wisweeney@state.pa.us Program Hike hours 12:00 / 1:00 – 5:00 pm...