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  • Write-in effort looking good for Beyer in 131st state House district

     
    Preliminary numbers from Lehigh County suggest Democrat Michael Beyer is well on his way to compiling enough write-in votes to put his name back on the the ballot in the 131st Legislative District. A preliminary count gave Beyer 584 write-in......
  • Curtain rises on Shanty on 19th

    Curtain rises on Shanty on 19th
    An iconic restaurant where generations of people gathered to celebrate special occasions or enjoy a nightcap after a show has been revived in Allentown's West End Theater District. The Shanty on 19th, which held a soft opening May 22 following...
  • Central Catholic graduate got to share the stage with Peyton Manning at University of Virginia

    Amy Rodgers and her brother, Mike, are Manning fans, but as New York Giants fans they have rooted for Eli much more than his brother Peyton. That may change to a degree after their experience on May 17 when Amy and Mike got the chance to meet the...
  • Seven years after Valentine's Day ice storm crippled I-78, highway remains deadly

     
    I received this thoughtful and interesting essay about the dangerous conditions that prevail on Interstate 78 in western Lehigh County and well into Berks, where three people lost their lives in a horrific multi-vehicle accident Monday. Thanks to frequent...
  • Sub vets plugging away at memorial plans

     
    The United States Submarine Veterans, Lehigh Valley Base, continue to work on plans for a local memorial to Pennsylvania's submarine vets. They're not ready to announce a location yet, but if you're interested in finding out about the plan or helping...
  • Bethlehem real estate agent, Emmaus social worker among professionals sanctioned by state

     
    These disciplinary and licensing actions were announced recently (May 9) by Pennsylvania's licensing boards against professionals who live and work in the Lehigh Valley area. The information is taken verbatim from the PA Department of State's website,...
  • Health department boosts Lehigh nursing home

     
    A Lehigh County nursing home is among six facilities statewide honored with the state Department of Health's "Award for Excellence in Health Care Compliance." Lehigh Center, Genesis Health Care, at 1718 Spring Creek Road, Lower Macungie Township, is among...
  • Head to Blue Mountain for Father's Day outdoors events

    Sunday is Father's Day, and Blue Mountain will hold a special day of outdoors-related activities perfect for dads and their families with the Father's Day Festival noon to 7 p.m. Vendors outside the Valley Lodge will have information on hunting,...
  • Spillway improvements spring forth on Schantz Road

    Spillway improvements spring forth on Schantz Road
    Q: Why has there never been a guide rail erected at the hard curve on Schantz Road at the Schantz Spring reservoir to protect the spillway from wayward vehicles? PennDOT rumble-stripped the center line last year, but no guide rail. Also, repeated runoff...
  • Julie Harhart 'too busy' for even one debate

    Julie Harhart 'too busy' for even one debate
    There is no more crowd-pleasing column than one that takes a swipe at the greed and arrogance of our state Legislature. Whether they're ignoring the state constitution to make themselves even more overpaid, crippling the budget by voting themselves...
  • Sounds of summer: Lehigh Valley band concerts

    Sounds of summer: Lehigh Valley band concerts
    ALBURTIS Alburtis Park, 328 S. Main St., 3-7 p.m., unless noted May 11: Crazy Hearts May 18: The Majestics May 24: Don Cogan, Stan & Linda, and Steve Christopher, 2-6 p.m. May 25: The Moore Brothers Band May 26: The Outlaws with Crazy...
  • 'Whitetail Underdogs' now on RCN Cable

    Playing catch-up after a week of enjoying the outdoors is perhaps worse than suffering from cabin fever. Sorting through the lengthy email list and voice mails is not the type of indoor activity that makes the heart beat faster, but it sure does raise...