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  • Pip the Mouse still draws them in at 50

     
    For many children in the Lehigh Valley a visit with Pip the Mouse who turned 50 last month, at the Liberty Bell Museum in Allentown, has become a holiday tradition. Seated on the floor in front of the stage with its secret doors and magical moving scenes,...
  • Summer family freebies - arts and science

     
    Yesterday I posted the free family movies. Today the list is focusing on the free arts events and museums that families can enjoy during the summer months. First Friday: On the first Friday of each month, artists at the Banana Factory open their studios,...
  • Get the details on Allentown's Fourth of July celebration

     
    Allentown’s 4th of July celebration is just hours away, and the city has released additional details about the festivities. A festival, which officials announced last month, will be held from 4 to 10 p.m. on July 4 outside Birney Crum Stadium on...
  • Zeroing in on your child's lack of focus

    Zeroing in on your child's lack of focus
    Your 6-year-old’s attention span seems to be getting shorter and shorter. Can you help with specific exercises or activities? Parents panel advice: “Have a quick chat with the teacher to see if your kid’s attention span is atypical...
  • London Welcomes World for Olympic Opening Ceremony

    London Welcomes World for Olympic Opening Ceremony
    LONDON -- Few shows can claim such an audience. As the dramatic spectacle of the Olympic Games opening ceremony in London unfolded Friday night, organizers estimated a billion people around the world would be glued to their television sets to see it,...
  • Rented watercraft are a great way to enjoy Washington's Lake Chelan

    Rented watercraft are a great way to enjoy Washington's Lake Chelan
    LAKE CHELAN, Wash. - Here are three games you can play on a half-day outing aboard a rented motorboat as you explore this fjordlike lake, one of Washington's favorite spots for sun fun: -Barbie's Dream House: Which classic lakefront cottage - or which...
  • God Squad: Miracles and science can coexist without contradiction

    Q: The Bible states that the Red Sea was parted by God and the Hebrews walked on dry land with a wall of water on each side. The History Channel claims this is a fantasy. In fact, they claim it wasn't even the Red Sea but the "Reed Sea," and it was...
  • Kern beating victim's brother: 'This has got to stop'

    Kern beating victim's brother: 'This has got to stop'
    BAKERSFIELD -- About a dozen people gathered in front of the Kern County Superior Court building Thursday morning to protest the death of David Sal Silva, the man who died less than hour after he was beaten by Kern County sheriff's deputies last week....
  • Historic Bruton Parish Church gets bell cleaned

    The last time anyone cleaned the historic bell at Bruton Parish Church, Theodore Roosevelt was president and the Wright Brothers were celebrating the first flight to last more than 30 minutes. But records from the 1905 restoration are so bad that the...
  • Some reasons to visit Philadelphia now

    Some reasons to visit Philadelphia now
    W.C. Fields' gravestone doesn't really read, "On the whole, I'd rather be in Philadelphia." But the comic actor loved to poke fun at his native city. When I was a student in Philly way back when, I did too. There wasn't much to do. It seemed like every...
  • Andrew Breitbart: The man behind the Shirley Sherrod affair

    Andrew Breitbart: The man behind the Shirley Sherrod affair
    The command center of Andrew Breitbart's growing media empire is a suite of offices on Sawtelle Boulevard in West Los Angeles with the temporary feel of a campaign office. Only the computers seem firmly anchored. On a recent summer day, just weeks...
  • Wendell 'Bud' Hurlbut dies at 92; designed, built attractions for Knott's Berry Farm

    Wendell 'Bud' Hurlbut dies at 92; designed, built attractions for Knott's Berry Farm
    Wendell "Bud" Hurlbut, who helped turn Knott's Berry Farm into a modern amusement park by designing and building two of its signature attractions, the Calico Mine Ride and the Timber Mountain Log Ride, has died. He was 92. Hurlbut died Jan. 5 at his home...