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  • Charlene Donchez Mowers and Matt Elliott: Continue preserving historic areas, national parks

    Charlene Donchez Mowers and Matt Elliott: Continue preserving historic areas, national parks
    Families are taking summer vacations at many of our country's fabulous national parks, monuments and historic sites. Protecting these important historic and scenic places for the next generation is one of the best ideas our country has ever had, and...
  • How often does Cascadia fault rip? Scientists disagree

    The Cascadia Subduction Zone hasn't ripped in more than three centuries, so it's surprising scientists know as much about it as they do. On land, geologists have unearthed a 5,000-year record of megaquakes and tsunamis, based on the fact that the...
  • George A. Nation III: Competition for public schools will raise education quality

    George A. Nation III: Competition for public schools will raise education quality
    This summer when I received my property tax bill from the Bethlehem Area School District, I found that it included a letter from the school board president, Michael Faccinetto. The letter's first sentence assured me that Bethlehem's budget "balances...
  • Local insurance agencies receive top honors and other company news

    Local insurance agencies receive top honors Lehigh Valley Allstate exclusive agency owners George Denger of the George Denger Agency, Nabil Haddad of the Nabil A. Haddad Agency, Joe Heydt of the Heydt Insurance Agency, Mark Lechmanik of the Mark...
  • Jack Pressmann cross country race postponed until November

    Budd Coates is known as a multi-time U.S. Olympic marathon hopeful, the fitness guru of Runner's World and Bicycling magazine parent Rodale, and one of the most helpful running coaches when it comes to first-timers attempting their first 5K, 10K or...
  • Services for Bill Paulik have been announced

     
    Here's Bill Paulik's obituary, which was printed in Sunday's Morning Call: William J. Paulik, 83, of Salisbury Twp., passed away July 18th, 2014 at St. Luke's Hospital, Allentown. He was the husband of JoAnne (Rapp) Paulik for the past 55 years. Born in...
  • McCollum on Blazers summer league team

     
    C.J. McCollum again is headed to Las Vegas. The Lehigh University graduate will be part of the Portland Trail Blazers' Summer League team for a second year in a row. Portland begins summer league action at 4 p.m. Saturday against......
  • Why isn't Andreas pronounced An-DRAY-us?

    Why isn't Andreas pronounced An-DRAY-us?
    I want to follow up on three columns today, beginning with this little story. "Years ago," a reader wrote me, "I was at Das Awkscht Fest in Macungie and a customer asked a vendor in the flea market area where he was from. "In a very Dutchy accent...
  • What Is It? The Answer

     
    Last week's "What Is It" item came from the hallowed halls of Lehigh University, via John Gregoris, manager of the Physics Department Machine Shop. I had no clue what it was when I received it, but one reader recognized it......
  • Skye McCole Bartusiak's parents had ties to area theater, dance

     
    Skye McCole Bartusiak, the talented young actress who died tragically Friday, was the daughter of a couple who were very active in the dance and theater community in the Lehigh Valley in the 1980s. Skye, 21, was born in 1992......
  • Celebrate anniversary of first moon walk at Da Vinci's SPACE

     
    On Sunday, it will be 45 years since astronaut Neil Armstrong made the first step on the surface of the moon, and Da Vinci Science Center, which is hosting “SPACE: A Journey to Our Future” this summer is celebrating the anniversary with visits...
  • South Bethlehem

     
    One of my columns last week included an email from a former south Bethlehem resident who felt I disparaged his neighborhood and his neighbors in a column this spring. The column he was unhappy about was inspired by my enthusiasm......