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  • Would temporary traffic signals solve problem of Route 309 bridges?

     
    A number of people wrote in response to today's column on motorists ignoring the northbound-only traffic restriction on Route 309 in Heidelberg and North Whitehall townships, suggesting that temporary traffic signals at each bridge would safely accomodate...
  • Late Blight found in Greater Lehigh Valley

     
    Yesteday, we received a sample of tomato plants from Eastern Berks County that have late blight. Growers who have tomatoes in high tunnels may want to protect their crop with fungicides. The tomatoes in home gardens are pretty much finished......
  • Side Roads: Readers comment on variety of issues

     
    A number of insightful comments from readers regarding roadway issues suggested by recent columns, or sometimes long-ago columns: Riding bicycles in the rude "I often wonder if bicycle riders everywhere have decided to play 'stupid,' or if it's just the...
  • Toomey supports short and long-term House GOP spending bills

     
    Coming off the Senate floor after his “maiden” chamber speech, Republican Pat Toomey said he supports the House Republicans' stop-gap spending measure that keeps the federal government funded for another two weeks and cuts $4 billion in...
  • Gas safety gets Congressional hearing after Allentown blast

     
    The chairman of the Congressional subcommittee that oversees gas pipeline safety will travel to Montgomery County Monday to hold an informal roundtable on the topic following fatal explosions in Allentown and Philadelphia. The 11/2-hour listening...
  • Monday Morning Coffee: adultBasic Ends Today.

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Today is Monday, Feb. 28, 2011, and that means that, for 42,000 Pennsylvanians, coverage under adultBasic, the state's health insurance program for low-income residents, ends today. As you've all read by now, some...
  • Is it about time for traffic roundabouts?

     
    A refresher on roundabouts, and how they differ from traffic circles, follows. Then take our poll on roundabouts. The Morning Call Archives Copyright 2011 The Morning Call Publication Date: Feb. 26, 2001 Illustration: DAN HARTZELL/THE MORNING CALL...
  • Monday Morning Coffee: This Week Is All About The Numbers.

     
    if you thought last night was wild, that's nothing compared to this week, which sees both the arrival of a new round of U.S. Census numbers that will almost certainly result in Pennsylvania losing one a congressional district. The new Census date is...
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: What's A Little Litigation Between Friends?

     
    Pennsylvania's adultBasic insurance program may be gone, but it's not forgotten in the state's appellate courts system. Three people formerly covered by the low-cost insurance program that provided coverage to 41,000 residents have filed a lawsuit in...
  • Friday Morning Coffee: Weekend Warm-Up.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We arrived at Capitol Ideas World Headquarters on this unseasonably warm March morning to find Gov. Tom Corbett a touch on the defensive side on their cuts to higher education. "Let's go back to the numbers, the facts:...
  • Bad advice from Senior Advisory Center

     
    Pennsylvania seniors, heed my advice. You don't need advice from the Senior Advisory Center. The Senior Advisory Center is a California business that's trying to get you pay them to file a property tax or rent rebate claim on your......
  • Students Protest Funding Cuts.

     
    They Came On Foot. They Came By Bus. In their hundreds, students from the state System of Higher Education gathered on the Capitol steps this afternoon to protest a proposed 50 percent cut in state funding that they say would......