| Jul 20, 2014
| 8:20 PM
You arrive at the Emmaus Public Library with your morning cup of coffee and are just about to toss it in the trash outside when you see the sign: Drinks are welcome.
It's true. In an effort to make the library more of a comfortable gathering...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:09 PM
Roger Robinson raced cross country for 30 years at the elite masters levels as few others have, garnering masters world championships in both cross country and road races, as well as setting masters records in marathon races in Boston, New York and...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Maria Rodale is the third generation to lead Rodale Inc., the independent publisher of health and environmental books and magazines in Pennsylvania. Her grandfather started Organic Gardening Magazine, and she is a longtime organic advocate but says she...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 4:26 PM
Three months after the annual fund-raising, all-star Farm Aid concert returned to Pennsylvania for the first time in a decade, so have a large portion of its grants – including some to The Rodale Institute and an Allentown program that......
| Jan 14, 2013
| 4:24 AM
Years ago, when I worked for Rodale Inc., I was a proud meat eater surrounded by vegetarians who continually tried to convert me to their way of eating. There I would sit, spouting off my usual rhetoric, “If God didn’t want us to eat meat,...
| Mar 11, 2013
People still look at me funny when I say Rodale is headquartered in the Lehigh Valley. Sometimes I'll say Emmaus, sometimes Allentown or Bethlehem. But unless they are longtime organic gardeners or farmers, in which case Emmaus (the birthplace of the...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 4:25 AM
The East Penn School Board will be getting at least two new members after the November 8 election. Five seats on the nine-person board will be up for grabs and voters will have seven candidates to choose from: incumbents Charles H. Ballard, Samuel "Sandy"...
| Oct 12, 2009
Hilburn, former pop music critic for the Los Angeles Times, is author of "Corn Flakes With John Lennon (and Other Tales From a Rock 'n' Roll Life)." An excerpt in Sunday Calendar recalled his relationship with Lennon after the Beatles' breakup. In today's...
| Oct 13, 2009
Former Times pop music critic Robert Hilburn writes in his new book "Corn Flakes With John Lennon (and Other Tales From a Rock 'n' Roll Life)" that after John Lennon's death in 1980, he focused on artists who carried on in Lennon's tradition, including...
| Oct 11, 2009
Robert Hilburn was pop music critic for the Los Angeles Times for 35 years, from the psychedelic era to the emergence of the iPod. He witnessed many of rock 'n' roll's seminal moments and interviewed virtually every major pop figure of the period. All...
| Mar 29, 2010
| 8:27 AM
Some consumers are more than willing to pay higher prices for organically grown food and other products. But is the extra dollar worth it? The answer may depend upon personal priorities.
By definition, organically grown foods are produced without most...
| May 21, 2010
Some consumers are more than willing to pay higher prices for organically grown food. But are organic strawberries worth the extra dollar?
The health benefits of organic food are one of the most intensely debated issues in the food industry.