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  • Gordon Lightfoot shows frailties of life in songs, self at Penn's Peak concert

     
    Singer-songwriter Gordon Lightfoot has spent a 50-year career telling the stories of life and the people in it – often about the adversities they face. Now nearly 73 and having faced obstacles himself – a heart ailment, six-week coma,...
  • 'Tis the time of year to watch for those big, yellow buses

     
    School's been back in session for about a month, and school-bus safety week is coming up soon, so I thought the following promotion from a bus company serving the Jim Thorpe School District was timely. Bus Safety Week is intended as a reminder for all...
  • Week 6 picks: 8:37 p.m. start in Philly is at least good for area HS football

     
    A little late in getting the high school picks posted. That's because I slept in just a little bit later on this Friday morning, knowing tonight will be a late one. Headed to Citizens Bank Park for Game 5 of the NLDS between the Cardinals and Phillies....
  • Lehigh sweeps Patriot League offensive and defensive awards

     
    Coming on the heels of an impressive 30-6 win over Bucknell to start Patriot League play, No. 10 ranked Lehigh swept the league's weekly offensive and defensive awards. Here are the details from the Patriot League release: Offensive Player of the Week...
  • District 11 football rankings entering Week 7

     
    If the District 11 playoffs started this weekend, guess who is not invited to the party? Parkland, Stroudsburg and Emmaus in Class 4A. Central Catholic and Blue Mountain in 3A. Certainly not what was predicted by many back in August.......
  • Two football postponements, including one LVC game, postponed so far

     
    The Emmaus-Easton football game has been postponed tonight and moved to 7 p.m. Saturday. Another one comes from Panther Valley AD Kristin Black. The varsity football game scheduled at Panther Valley against Shenandoah for today has been postponed until...
  • Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week -- and more

     
    Note on Top 5 Concerts: When I started choosing the Top 3 Concerts for The Morning Call's Go Guide 2 1/2 years ago, it quickly became apparent the format was extremely limited, leaving many very good concerts unmentioned. So when......
  • Outdoor Report for Fri., Oct. 14, 2011

     
    The Fish Report is now officially the Outdoor Report until we end it for the winter. Early waterfowl season begins in Pennsylvania on Saturday, the youth squirrel hunt begins ends today while squirrel and grouse seasons open on Saturday. Junior pheasant...
  • 'Wicked Game' crooner Chris Issak to play Lehigh Valley show

     
    Chris Isaak, the crooner who had the hit “Wicked Game” in 1990 and released a new album, “Beyond The Sun,” today, will play a Christmas show in the Lehigh Valley, it was just announced. Isaak will be at Allentown Symphony......
  • Loretta Lynn was wowing them at Penn's Peak. Then something happened.

     
    The start of Loretta Lynn’s concert Friday at Penn’s Peak near Jim Thorpe was a rousingly good show: The First Lady of Country Music belting out song after song in a strong, still youthful siren of a voice, a delightfully......
  • Top 3 Concerts of the Coming Week

     
    Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the coming week. 1. ALL TIME LOW, THE READY SET, HE IS WE Maryland pop-punk quartet All Time Low by itself puts on a great show, and with good reason. Its major label......
  • How can you mend a broken heart? By diving into high school football, Week No. 8

     
    I know I won't get an ounce of sympathy from Phillies fans, nor would I want it. But yours truly is TOOF. Ticked Off On Friday. Still angry about the ninth inning of Game 2 of the World Series Thursday night. While the heart is not totally broken, it's...