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  • Foreigner's Top 10 songs, as explained by its ranking member

     
    Foreigner, the 1970s band that brought you the hits “Hot Blooded,” “Double Vision,” “Waiting for a Girl Like You” and “I Want to Know What Love Is,” played at Penn’s Peak near Jim Thorpe on Friday, and...
  • Rocker Lita Ford at Penn's Peak: She's still better to watch than to listen to

     
    Let’s be totally honest: Rocker Lita Ford didn’t get famous because she was the best guitarist in the world or the best singer. She got famous because she was a sexy blonde who could play (decent) guitar and (sorta) sing......
  • Styx's songs, Ted Nugent's rants fire up Sands Bethlehem Event Center crowd

     
    Since 1970s theatrical rockers Styx hasn’t had a hit record or album in 20 years and 1970s guitar hero Ted Nugent in 30 years, how good their concert together Friday at Sands Bethlehem Event Center was depended on how well......
  • #Fish report for Friday, July 27, 2012

     
    Last Friday was in the 60s, this Friday is supposed to be in the 90s. Wednesday was gorgeous with no humidity; Thursday and Friday were stifling with scattered storms. The water levels are still low locally, but the Lehigh River should get some relief...
  • Opening for Aerosmith, Cheap Trick shows it's time for it to 'Surrender'

     
    When 1970s new wave rockers Cheap Trick played Penn’s Peak near Jim Thorpe a little more than nine years ago, the band refused to perform its biggest hit and only No. 1 song, “The Flame,” despite the crowd’s pleas. Apparently......
  • Anthracite Football League news, notes

     
    The Schuylkill County Football Coaches Associataion will be inducting the following members into its hall of fame at halftime of the annual all-star game: Schuylkill Haven's John Davis, Williams Valley's Bill Schwalm, Mahanoy Area's Joe Pilconis and...
  • D11 quarterfinal picks: Power teams will pull through

     
    Central Catholic, Nazareth, Parkland and Northampton ruled the Lehigh Valley Conference all season. Tamaqua proved unbeatable in the regular season and the Schuylkill League tournament. Southern Lehigh parlayed a strong regular season into a Colonial...
  • D-11 football classifications, predictions and more predictions

     
    While it may be hard to knock Pen Argyl and Northern Lehigh from the top perch in the Colonial League and even harder these days to get eligibility decisions upheld in these litigious times, there’s nothing that can be done......
  • Talking with Dr. John: Blues/jazz great is in right place, and it's the right time

     
    Singer/songwriter Dr. John is headed for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in two weeks. Just two weeks ago, he was up for two Grammy Awards for two different projects. He’s had a varied and illustrious career......
  • Weekend high school football TV schedule

     
    A breakdown of what's available in high school football TV coverage this weekend: SERVICE ELECTRIC TV2 still has IronPigs regular-season baseball, but Service will have live coverage of Parkland-Delaware Valley on Friday night available on Channel 50 at...
  • Week 1 high school football picks: Headin' for the mountains

     
    Can't believe another high school football season begins tonight. It was October 1979 -- I was just 18 and four months out of high school when I covered my first game for The Morning Call as a part-timer. That was what -- oh my -- 33 years ago. Where...
  • Go Kids Saturday Feb. 25

     
    Daily events for families in and around the Lehigh Valley and region. In case of bad weather, call first. Boardwalk Bird Walk 9:00 am - A stop at the feeders to see who is visiting will be followed by a stroll along the treamside boardwalk at Pool...