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  • Two men running 100 miles in 24 hours to help kids

    Two men running 100 miles in 24 hours to help kids
    Sometimes it is a pain simply driving to Philadelphia from our area. The traffic, the congestion, the 2 hour trek. Imagine not driving, actually running the 100 miles. That is what two men are doing to raise money for the Children's Miracle Network at...
  • The President's House in Philadelphia tells a story of early U.S. presidents

    The President's House in Philadelphia tells a story of early U.S. presidents
    In school, I was taught that George Washington could not tell a lie, but I never knew that he owned more than 300 slaves. I learned that lesson in December, when I visited the new President's House and its exhibit, "Freedom and Slavery in Making a New...
  • Planning your trip to Philadelphia

    THE BEST WAY TO PHILADELPHIA WHAT TO DO President's House, 314-321 Market St., http://www.nps.gov/inde/historyculture/the-presidents-house.htm. Liberty Bell Center, 501 Market St., . Independence Hall, 520 Chestnut St.; (877) 444-6777, http://www....
  • International visitors' favorite places to visit in the U.S.

    International visitors' favorite places to visit in the U.S.
    Whether you're shopping at Tiffany, contemplating the Liberty Bell, hiking in Yosemite National Park or throwing dice inLas Vegas, odds are good you'll meet an international tourist enjoying America alongside you. New York, Florida, California, Nevada...
  • Pat's vs. Geno's: Cheese steak war still simmers in Philadelphia

    Pat's vs. Geno's: Cheese steak war still simmers in Philadelphia
    Reporting from Philadelphia -- The movies' Rocky Balboa may be Philadelphia's most celebrated fighter, but thisĀ  city's greatest rivalry is between two South Philly cheese-steak joints that may rival the Liberty Bell for iconic status: Pat's and Geno's....
  • A healthy dose of American history

    A healthy dose of American history
    Paul Revere was captured on April 18, 1775, before he could warn the residents of Concord, Mass., that the British were coming. (He did make it to Lexington, Mass.) No Revolutionary War battle was ever fought at Valley Forge, Pa., even though Gen. George...
  • The best egg dishes at popular destinations across America

    The best egg dishes at popular destinations across America
    For me, the egg hunt didn't stop when I became an adult. Some people hunt eggs, but I prefer to eat them. As a kid, I thrilled more to the feast than the hunt — as in the feast of hard-boiled eggs and leftover egg dishes that remained in the wake...
  • Sarah Palin Sneaks In And Out Of Gettysburg

    Sarah Palin Sneaks In And Out Of Gettysburg
    UPDATE as of May 31st: Crowds gathered at the Battlefield Monday in hopes of seeing Sarah Palin but were disappointed when she never showed. The next morning reporters and supporters patiently waited by her tour bus to catch a glimpse of her. Turns out...
  • City Profile: Allentown

    The largest of three Lehigh Valley cities, Allentown sits 60 miles north of Philadelphia and 90 miles west of New York City. It was founded in 1762 by William Allen, a former mayor of Philadelphia. The city is known for its award-winning parks system, The...
  • Lehigh Valley Exclusives

    Every town and city or populated area has its own special identity. Many times it is defined by geography or history — a river, perhaps, or certain architecture from a specific time period. A region's character can become further defined by the arts...
  • Allentown City Events

    Every year is special in Allentown, with things to do every month. But 2012 will be the city's 250th anniversary, so lots of surprises are in store. Check http://www.allentownpa.gov/250 for updates. Meanwhile, enjoy these: Antonio Salemme Foundation &#...
  • Education in the Lehigh Valley

    COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES CEDAR CREST COLLEGE (FALCONS), 100 College Drive, Allentown, 610-437-4471, 1-800-360-1222, http://www.cedarcrest.edu CHESTNUT HILL COLLEGE, Satellite program of Chestnut Hill's main campus in Philadelphia, 9601 Germantown Ave.,...