| May 23, 2012
| 5:54 PM
London is no longer calling for local cyclists Andy Lakatosh and Kim Geist, but that hasn't stopped the two elite riders from bearing full speed ahead with their cycling careers.
Lakatosh didn't make the U.S. Olympic long team back in December, and while...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 6:59 PM
Seventeen years ago, in 1995, one year after Trexlertown's Marty Nothstein won two world championships in cycling, 11-year-old Lauren Franges first pedaled her way around the 333-meter concrete crater now known as the Valley Preferred Cycling Center in...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 1:51 PM
U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent had some advice for his British guest: Don't create a Senate.
“Over here we have a saying, both Republicans and Democrats use it, we’re in charge so we Republicans will say, ‘Democrats are the opposition but the...
| Mar 11, 2013
The collapsing buildings and rusting industrial contraptions that line Allentown's portion of the Lehigh River have for decades appeared to developers as the stuff that dreams are made of.
Imagine an Allentown with brick bistros and walking trails and...
| Mar 11, 2013
For the past 15 years, it has been my honor to preside over the fastest growing Chamber of Commerce in the United States. Serving 800 members in 1998 when I began this journey through today, we now close in on 6,000 members strong, and there is no doubt...
| Mar 11, 2013
Air Products has been a member of the Lehigh Valley community for nearly 70 years. During that time we have seen many changes in our area, as well as in our company, where we have grown both here and globally.
We believe one of the key strengths our...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 9:50 AM
The Lehigh Valley job market remained stagnant in December. Lehigh Valley International Airport is hoping some new dining options will help raise the airport's appeal. Inez Donley, a longtime local philanthropist and wife of a former Air Products CEO, has...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 8:18 PM
Opening day for the Lehigh Valley IronPigs is on April 4, precisely 10 weeks or 70 days from Thursday night, and assistant GM Howard Scharf happily pointed out: "We've already had our first sellout of 2013."
That's right, a sellout crowd of 1,100 at the...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Choosing a favorite moment from the last month of Christmas Lights touring would be difficult.
The wide-eyed refugee families, some of whom lived not so long ago in places that didn't even have electricity, shooting photo after photo with their camera...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 2:12 PM
I've read that Michelangelo ruined his eyesight and put a tremendous strain on his back and neck as he painted the Sistine Chapel. Vincent Van Gogh couldn't find anyone but his brother to buy his paintings. So there's a long tradition of artists suffering...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 9:17 AM
If you've never seen an inflatable redneck nutcracker, I can tell you just where to find one.
In fact, I can direct you to just about any inflatable character you've ever heard of, including a 25-foot Santa.
They're all at the house I referred to in...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 4:19 PM
If you travel to, or meet people from, places like Europe or New Zealand, you may draw blank stares by mentioning, say, Peeps.
Similarly, you may be shocked to find that faraway people are ignorant of Billy Joel's song of gloom, Lee Iacocca, the source...