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  • Allentown's free Blues, Brews & Barbecues downtown festival is just as advertised

     
    When it comes to truth in advertising, Allentown’s sixth annual Blues, Brews & Barbecue Festival on Saturday says it all. That’s precisely what’s being offered at the free event. Blues, Brews &Barbecue will be noon-10 p.m. June 8 on...
  • Eagles Draft

     
    I ordinarily would do some kind of list today, but inspiration never struck. I also thought about commenting on Thursday's night's Allentown City Council meeting, which I attended for a couple of hours before I couldn't stand it anymore, but......
  • Allentown resident: "We're standing here for nothing."

     
    The mood at last night's Allentown City Council meeting was just a little bit different last night, and it might have something to do with the recent candidates debate. The crowd that turned out for the 5:30. p.m. meeting was less than half of what...
  • Allentown-Harrisburg parallels are fascinating

    Allentown-Harrisburg parallels are fascinating
    The Allentown-Harrisburg déjà vu experience is getting a little spooky. Just over a week ago, I compared Allentown's financial problems, created by maladroit mayoral actions, with Harrisburg's financial problems, which are even worse, also caused by...
  • Lehigh Valley low turnout thwarts democracy

    I was a William F. Buckley Jr. devotee, not a hippie, as a high school student of the '60s. Still, even we young conservatives took note of the era's peace/love posters and their message, "Suppose They Gave a War and Nobody Came?" Tuesday offered us a...
  • Hall of Fame nominees are an impressive group

    Hall of Fame nominees are an impressive group
    I waited until after the primary election so I wouldn't be blamed for making anyone lose, but now it's time to unveil this year's nominees to my Hall of Fame of the area's most colorful characters. They're an impressive group, but remember that...
  • Allentown's fiscal problems are bad, but Harrisburg's are even worse

    Allentown's fiscal problems are bad, but Harrisburg's are even worse
    Allentown has a $200 million red ink problem, which, it seems, is the fault of any city politician not currently in office, and a population of 118,000 as of the 2010 census. That $200 million, split 118,000 ways, comes to less than $1,700 per person....
  • It's a not-so-wonderful life for Gov. Tom Corbett

    "You sent for me, sir?" asked Clarence. "Yes, Clarence," said the senior angel. "A man down on Earth needs our help. His name is Tom Corbett." "Splendid," Clarence said. "Is he sick?" "No, but he's extremely discouraged, and he has begun thinking the...
  • Mayors Pawlowski, Callahan among local contributors to Obama inauguration

    Mayors Pawlowski, Callahan among local contributors to Obama inauguration
    The mayors of Allentown and Bethlehem were among the thousands of individuals and corporations who donated a total of $43 million to President Obama's second inauguration. Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski contributed $300 and his wife, Lisa, gave $305....
  • In New York, it's candidates and cocktails as Democrats jockey for position.

     
    In a law firm conference room 43 stories above Midtown Manhattan where giant windows offered vertiginous views of rain-soaked urban canyons, John Hanger’s ambitions were equally soaring. A former secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of...
  • Ballot question signatures verified, issue heads to Allentown council

     
    Petitioners working to put a ballot question about the sale and lease of city assets before voters are one step closer this morning. City Clerk Mike Hanlon announced Wednesday night that he and his staff had verified 2,000 signatures collected by the...
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Corbett says PA "lacks the will" to become a Right-to-Work state.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. If you're a Republican hoping that Pennsylvania will join with Michigan and other states that have moved to curtail collective bargaining rights for organized labor, you may be have to find another Christmas wish....