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  • Audit cites errors handling veterans' benefits claims

     
    Today's Watchdog column is the latest about military veterans and the poor treatment they've received from their government when they apply for benefits for service-connected disabilities. Air Force veteran Stephen Berger, who lives near Jim Thorpe, has...
  • Ten thoughts on Allen and Dieruff's move to MVC

     
    This was not a happy occasion on Tuesday at the Allentown School District administration building. There were no fist-pumps or high-fives. This was a day that no one really wanted to have happened, but it did and it was necessary. While some still cling...
  • Final Outdoor Report for 2011; See Ya in the Spring!

     
    Bob Danenhower is not only an expert licensed taxidermist, but he deeply cares about helping everyone get the best mount and most productive use of meat possible out of whatever animal they’ve harvested. “Every season I have hunters bringing...
  • Judas Priest, in Reading, goes out (?) the way it should

     
    If the Epitaph tour that stopped Saturday night at Reading’s Sovereign Center really is the last jaunt for heavy metal stalwarts Judas Priest (highly dubious, but let’s run with that premise), then the Metal Gods went out the right way.......
  • Rock Hall of Shame -- er, Fame -- announces inductees

     
    The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame should be the Rock and Roll Hall of Shame. The hall announced its 2012 inductees today, and some of its choices are beyond the usually shake-your-head-it’s-so-bad choice of putting ABBA in a couple......
  • The Musikfest Cafe shows ArtsQuest hasn't told you about

     
    Musikfest CafĂ© at ArtsQuest Center in Bethlehem has been pretty aggressive lately about announcing its upcoming shows, but there are at least two coming up they haven’t told you about, and which aren’t on the venue’s website yet. So we'...
  • Our Chris Issak ticket contest's over, but see what he has to say about turning 55

     
    We officially have a winner in our contest to win tickets to see Chris Isaak’s concert at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14 at Allentown’s Symphony Hall. Thanks to all who played. But Tuesday at Lehigh Valley Music, we’ll have an interview......
  • Live updates from The Home Depot College Football Awards

     
    Live updates from The Home Depot College Football Awards...
  • Five locals named to U.S. Olympic long team

     
    Five local cyclists – three women and two men – have been named to the U.S. Olympic long team for track cycling, according to information released by USA Cycling today. Lauren Tamayo , formerly of Barto, who helped establish a......
  • Chatting with Chris Isaak: His upcoming Symphony Hall show and singing Elvis songs

     
    Chris Isaak, the crooner who had the hit "Wicked Game" in 1990 and “Somebody’s Crying” in 1995, will play a Christmas show at Allentown Symphony Hall on Dec. 14. Chris Isaak His latest album, “Beyond The Sun,” released in...
  • 2011: What a year it was for quarterbacks and receivers in area football

     
    The state championships in PIAA football will be held this weekend in Hershey and while there won't be a Lehigh Valley team among the eight playing for gold in Chocolatetown, you can't help but look back and think what a year it was for offensive stars....
  • Country music icon to play Lehigh Valley area on his farewell tour

     
    A country music icon who is on his final tour will play the Lehigh Valley area as one of his last stops, it was just announced. Glen Campbell, who announced in June he is afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease and is......