| Jun 28, 2014
| 11:33 AM
The dictionary lists the definition of respect as "a feeling of deep admiration for someone or something elicited by their abilities, qualities, or achievements."
It would appear that Andrew Muir, the new chief negotiator for the Saucon Valley School...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 6:52 PM
State Sen. Bob Mensch, R-24th District, will have a Democratic challenger in November.
Lansdale Democrat Jack Hansen got more than three times the 500 write-in votes that he needed to make the fall ballot.
A late entry to the May primary election,...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 2:21 PM
Summer is officially here and with it comes an abundance of events — weddings, engagements parties, graduation parties, family reunions, pool parties, picnics and so on.
Stevie Blatz Entertainment, offering "more than 60 services for any event and...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 2:06 PM
In a June 5 letter to the editor, we were urged to return to God's Judeo-Christian morals.
According to the Bible, God ordered Moses' troops to massacre every man, woman and child in Canaan for the sole reason that he had promised their land to the...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 4:12 PM
Two dining venues at Bear Creek Mountain Resort in Longswamp Township are dishing up diverse specials this summer.
Gather a group, large or small, to enjoy Family Style Italian Night in the poolside ambience of Trail’s End Cafe and Bar 5-9:30 p.m....
| May 19, 2014
| 9:22 PM
The second annual Sharon Luma Memorial Ride next month will both support our nation's first responders and recognize an area woman who died much too young. Tim and Sharon Luma of Quakertown were thrown from their motorcycle two years when......
| Feb 17, 2014
| 2:36 AM
Q: 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...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Freedom of religion, in some minds, means the freedom to impose one's religious beliefs, dogma and rules on others. That approach has been the source of much of the world's misery, from the Crusades, to the Inquisition, to Puritan oppression in America,...
| 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,...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 9:20 AM
One of the North's most powerful anti-war figures, Clement Vallandigham, of Ohio, was arrested on May 5, 1863, for his outspoken rejection of the Union's cause.
Speaking against President Lincoln and the war effort, Vallandigham, who was a member of the...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 4:09 PM
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) advises drivers several state roads are closed or restricted in East Central Pennsylvania because of weather issues caused by Hurricane Sandy. Here is the latest list of road closings in PennDOT...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 8:14 PM
The low-top sneaker with the air insole looked unremarkable in the black and white photo shown Tuesday in court. It's what can't be seen that led to a rare and risky courtroom appearance by the man accused of murdering an Alburtis woman and her mentally...