Column | Oct 1, 2013 | 3:49 PM
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Column | Feb 17, 2014 | 2:36 AMQ: The proposed addition of a FedEx Ground package-sorting center and two nearby warehouses in Allen Township will add 14,000 cars and trucks to the roads each day. However, the plans filed by FedEx with the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission only address extra traffic on Airport Road, Race Street and Willowbrook Road. Won't nearly all of the additional traffic end up on Route 22? Who is going to pay for the extra delays and business losses, the increased collisions, the higher road maintenance and the necessary expansions of Route 22, which is already stressed — and stressful? The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission should demand improvements to Route 22 before accepting this plan.
Story | Jun 27, 2013 | 4:27 PM
And in fact, no words can describe this positioning of road signs at Mine Street and Old Topton Road in Longswamp Township, Berks County, about two miles northeast of Topton. I can only imagine that the sign on the left should be about 300 feet back,...
Story | Apr 15, 2013 | 4:26 PM
A year ago next month, an automobile driver in Longswamp Township lost control of her car, crossed into the other lane and hit a motorcycle, throwing husband and wife Tim and Sharon Luma of Quakertown from the bike. Tim survived....
Story | Feb 24, 2012 | 4:23 PM
When tickets went on sale this morning for shows by pop-punkers blink 182 and The Beach Boys 50th anniversary reunion tour at the coming Sands Bethlehem Event Center, a line of 75 people stood outside the door to the center’s...