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  • What did Mayor Callahan give for a 50th anniversary?

     
    Anniversary gifts are tough enough to figure out for your other half. But what do you buy for the golden anniversary of a friendship forged with people from another country seven years before you were born? That’s the challenge that was posed to...
  • "Santa's Sugar" a sweet story about Santa

     
    Jane Gerencher, a life-long resident of Bethlehem who recently moved to Arizona, wondered if Santa would have a pet and used her idea of his beloved pet cat to write a story about being responsible and trying your best. Gerencher, who grew up in Bethlehem...
  • Allentown resident pens "Paranormal Santa"

     
    Frank Bruno of Allentown was inspired by his nephew’s interest in mysterious creatures like bigfoot to combine that fascination with a story about the origins of Santa Claus in “Paranormal Santa. Bruno says he was talking about paranormal...
  • Chi Chi Rodriguez behind children's book on lighthouses of Puerto Rico

     
    Golfing legend Chi Chi Rodriguez says he didn't hesitate when Bethlehem native Marisa de Jesus Paolicelli approached him about publishing a children's book about a native frog of Puerto Rico. "When I heard it was going to be an educational book for kids,...
  • Here's how Harry Connick Jr. song became play opening tonight in Bethlehem

     
    In early 2003, Grammy Award-winning singer Harry Connick Jr. was sitting on an airplane, doing what he usually does — “just thinking of stuff.” “I don’t know where it came from; just the idea of this little elf [who] is......
  • Summer family freebies - reading and crafts

     
    Although it's fun to get out and be active, sometimes you just want to read a good book or start a project. There are plenty of free activities that involve reading and crafts. Moravian Book Shop: America's oldest bookstore, in Bethlehem, is holding Super...
  • New play at Moravian Book Shop encourages girls to study the sciences

     
    When Jeni Rae Duschak was a freshman at Cedar Crest College, she got involved in the MathConn program which promotes math and science programs for girls. She was so inspired she wrote a children’s play, “Yes We Did,” which features...
  • Gearing up for the Easter Bunny - Go Kids Easter events

     
    Bunny Lunch: 11 a.m. Saturday, Lehighton Recreation Center, Eighth St., Lehighton. Visit from Peter Cottontail, candy, balloon, hot dogs, baked beans, chips, dessert, beverage. Bring your camera. Tickets: 610-377-1053, 570-386-4569. Bunny Brunch: noon-3...
  • Chippy's back and he has babies!

     
    Chippy Chipmunk is back and he has a family! When a mother chipmunk brought her babies to the frontwindow of Kathy Miller of New Ringgold, Berks County, she knew that she needed to do a sequel to her first book, "Chippy Chipmunk Parties in the Garden."...
  • A second chance at Halloween for kids

     
    My son complained that this past weekend's storm ruined Halloween. He had been looking forward to going trick or treating at the mall Saturday but the mall lost power, and our plans to go trick or treating in his aunt's neighborhood got scuttled when...
  • Genes play role in young man's hardship and success

     
    Shane Burcaw was dealt a difficult hand. The 19-year-old blogging sensation inherited the genes responsible for his debilitating disease, spinal muscular atrophy, type 2, one of the 43 neuromuscular diseases beneath the muscular dystrophy umbrella. The...
  • Bethlehem Township author releases new teen novel

     
    Bethlehem Township author Jordan Sonnenblick will be signing his newest book for teens from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at a book release party at Moravian Book Shop in Bethlehem. Sonnenblick whose first book was the award-winning “Drums, Girls & Dangerous...