| Sep 18, 2011
Elmer Goris spent a year working in Amazon.com's Lehigh Valley warehouse, where books, CDs and various other products are packed and shipped to customers who order from the world's largest online retailer.
The 34-year-old Allentown resident, who has...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 10:51 AM
Pennsylvania remained squarely in Hurricane Sandy's cross hairs early Saturday, with the dangerous storm forecast to make landfall and combine with winter weather systems late Monday.
Although there is uncertainty about the storm's precise path, Sandy is...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 7:40 PM
Pennsylvania remained in Hurricane Sandy's crosshairs Sunday, with forecasters predicting a one-two punch of wind and rain to start hitting the Lehigh Valley late tonight.
Although a degree of uncertainty remains about the storm's precise path, there...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 12:15 PM
Hurricane Sandy is speeding up as it approaches the New Jersey coastline and expected to make landfall in the early evening instead of late Monday night as previously predicted.
The storm's speed increased from 18 mph to 28 mph within the last four...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 3:28 PM
For years, the recipe for Junior's Original Cheesecake was a treasured secret of the Rosen family, which first made these treats at their Brooklyn restaurant in the 1960s.
Now they're prime desserts at other Junior's locations including in Times Square...
| Jul 16, 2011
When singer Kimberly Perry started her first high school band at 15, she had made-to-order roadies in her little brothers, Reid and Neil, who were then just 8 and 10. Later, the brothers formed a duo and became their sister’s......
| May 18, 2012
These restaurants, stores and other food establishments failed food safety inspections from April 27 to May 7. Here's what inspectors found, according to their reports: LOUIES RESTAURANT 2071 31st St. S.W., Allentown May 7, 2012 Employee observed with...
| Jun 25, 2012
These restaurants, stores and other food establishments failed food safety inspections in about the past month. Here's what inspectors found, according to their reports: A-Treat Bottling Company, 2001 Union Blvd., Allentown May 23, 2012 The following...
| Sep 21, 2012
The Watchdog has fallen down on the job. It’s been several months since I’ve told you what health inspectors found in area restaurants. Here are the verbatim reports for restaurants and other food businesses that failed inspections recently....
| Feb 28, 2010
The valleys and hillsides of the Southern California deserts have been preparing all winter for their close-up. Silent and forlorn, often harsh and austere, they're ready to shed their mantle of earth tones and dress themselves in wildflowers, thanks to...
| May 15, 2011
I scrambled out of bed at dawn's first light, dashed to the barn to milk a cow, stopped by the chicken coop to collect fresh-from-the-hen eggs, then doubled back to the farmhouse for breakfast. Six of us gathered around the table at Verdant View Farm B&B,...