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  • Postponements, school records and a sink hole

     
    Nazareth’s track isn’t usable today. Well, with the rain, nobody’s track is usable in the Lehigh Valley. But coach Tim Cunningham’s team likely won’t be able to use its track all spring because of a sink hole problem that...
  • Sarah Ayers back in souful form; delivers for fans in concert with Steve Brosky and Jimmy Meyer

     
    Dave Howell Special to The Morning Call A question was in the minds of the audience Friday night at Jim Thorpe’s Mauch Chunk Opera House: Will Sarah Ayers still be able to sing with her powerful style? This was her......
  • Updated top performances, standings for track

     
    A computer glitch didn’t allow the area high school track & fields bests to get posted online Thursday morning. They are there now with the rest of the track notebook. Below are the updates stats and standings that include all......
  • Taylor Swift gets 3 CMT Award nominations, Allentown Fair headliners total 8

     
    Berks County native Taylor Swift snagged three Country Music Television Award nominations this morning, tying her for second most with Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Rascal Flatts, Zac Brown Band and The Band Perry. But Jason Aldean leads all artists,...
  • Area high school, college Penn Relay results

     
    Another year of the historic Penn Relays are in the books. Here’s a look at how the area athletes fared (all times are fully automated times). GIRLS 400 relay 19. Quakertown 49.00 31. Pennridge 49.58 85. Dieruff 51.02 178. Pocono......
  • Record-setting efforts at weightlifting event

     
    Tamaqua won the team event and four individual records were broken at the 7th annual Football Weightlifting Competition on Sunday at Palmerton High School. Former Palmerton coach Paul McArdle again organized the event he started in his first year in......
  • Colonial League could vote to expand on May 24

     
    Several trusted sources say that at the May 24th Colonial League meeting, a vote is expected to take place that would approve league expansion. Lehighton and Jim Thorpe will be up for approval to be admitted as full members. And, Moravian Academy and...
  • Whitesnake guitarist hopes to take care of unfinished business while at Penn's Peak show

     
    When Whitesnake, the power-ballad rockers who sold 11 million copies of their late 1980s albums and had chart-toppers with the songs “Is This Love” and “Here I Go” play at Penn’s Peak near Jim Thorpe on Sunday, it may give......
  • Whitesnake brings '70s vibe, music to Penn's Peak without apologies

     
    For people into late 1970s arena rock and early 1980s power ballads, Sunday’s show by Whitesnake at Penn’s Peak near Jim Thorpe was a roaring success. Singer David Coverdale and the new version of the band he had built around......
  • Speaking with Buffy Sainte-Marie: Activist singer say music can still change the world

     
    In 1964, when singer Buffy Sainte-Marie wrote the anti-war song “Universal Soldier,” it was but one voice in a chorus of protest songs: Bob Dylan singing “The Times They Are a-Changing,” Pete Seeger singing “Where Have All...
  • Paul Anka show at Musik at the Sands series is about to sell out

     
    Paul Anka, the 1950s teen idol who became a showman whose career has thrived for more than 50 years, is about to sell out his June 9 show at The Sands Casino Resort in Bethlehem. Paul Anka at Ocotber's Musik......
  • Outdoor Ramblings for Tuesday, May 24, 2011

     
    In years past, when rains messed up the spring sports season playoffs, columns like Outdoor Ramblings would be cut from the paper in order to make room for the local soccer, baseball and softball playoffs. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet and blogs,...