| Oct 22, 2012
| 9:09 AM
Let's face it, there's nothing like a good grocery war to bring down prices. It often happens when grocers within close proximity of each other are in direct competition to win your patronage.
And, lucky for us, it looks like at least two wars may be...
| Oct 31, 2012
The weather is really starting to turn strange around this time of the year anymore. Hope all of you have come through the storm safely and are doing well.
Winter Street Elementary chooses star athletes
Winter Street Elementary School has announced...
| Apr 30, 2012
Weis Markets is partnering with local shelters and rescue agencies through May 26 for its third annual Paws for Pets food supply and donation drive.
The Weis Market on Eastern Boulevard at the corner of Dual Highway and Eastern Boulevard is...
| May 17, 2012
| 2:08 PM
Despite recent promising reports from the Energy Information Administration that show demand for gas will be at an eleven year low this summer, consumers will still likely be paying about $3.79 a gallon this summer.
But, self proclaimed penny pincher and...
| May 18, 2012
| 6:13 PM
With world leaders on their way to Camp David for a Group of Eight summit, protesters trickled into nearby Thurmont to speak their minds.
The movement started slowly Friday morning, with just two representatives of the Larouche Political Action Committee...
| May 19, 2012
| 5:11 PM
Phillipsburg Mall is home to anchors like Sears, Bon-Ton, Kohl's and JCPenney's.
But have you noticed that the mall's corridors are riddled with vacancies?
I witnessed the sea of empty storefronts as I walked through the mall during lunchtime Wednesday....
| May 29, 2012
| 6:40 AM
For years, Steve Strauss and J. Christopher West have noticed the Lehighton area could use a one-stop fitness and sports center.
The two, with decades in the sports and training business, recently opened Pyramid Sports Performance Center at the former...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 1:01 PM
The Lehigh Valley's recovery from superstorm Sandy seemed to be proceeding slowly but surely on Wednesday, with streets coming to life and the area's electric utilities saying most power would be restored by the end of the weekend.
But the return to...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 1:58 PM
The Haven Youth at Haven Lutheran Church in Hagerstown say thank you to all of the parents, grandparents, members of the congregation and local businesses for supporting the group’s silent auction in September.
The youths, with the support of the...
| Aug 27, 2012
Chick-fil-A, Molly Hatchet and ‘Raymond’ re-runs
To the editor:
As was noted in the Aug. 1 edition of The Herald-Mail, many members of the Tri-State area took part in Chick-fil-A day, lining up around the chain’s Hagerstown location...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 5:23 PM
As promised last week, this Sunday's column continues the restaurant-watch theme.
Let's start with a piece of Allentown history that has shifted to south Bethlehem.
Downtown Allentown's long-standing Chinese restaurant House of Chen occasionally...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 4:53 PM
Les Solomon grew tired of the aging equipment at a local fitness center where he worked as a cycling instructor.
So the retired textile worker decided to partner with his wife, Mindy, and open Studio Fitness in the old silk mill building at 683 E....