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  • Customer struggles to pin down Staples on warranty

    There's never a good time for your printer to stop working, but Shirley Nylund's failed her at an especially inconvenient time. A project deadline was looming when the black ink stopped printing. She took the printer to Staples in South Whitehall...
  • City invites dogs for a swim

    City invites dogs for a swim
    It was a dog day afternoon at Mack Pool in Allentown as the ninth annual Doggie Dip Days kicked off Saturday. Once city pools close to bipeds for the summer, the Allentown Parks & Recreation Department hosts the events, offering dog owners a few...
  • LANTA lets the sun shine in, powering new shelters

    LANTA lets the sun shine in, powering new shelters
    Solar-powered bus shelters are joining LANTA's fleet of more than 90 covered waiting areas for users of the publicly funded bus service. The pricey new shelters use solar cells to convert sunlight to electricity, storing the power in batteries to...
  • Arena threatens Symphony Hall parking harmony

    Arena threatens Symphony Hall parking harmony
    Will Allentown's newest attraction freeze out one of its oldest? For years, Miller Symphony Hall has leased the parking garage at Sixth and Linden streets for the use of its patrons — many of whom are older and need to park close to the...
  • ESU's Bennie an all-star; Gorski, McBride step away from majors

    ESU's Bennie an all-star; Gorski, McBride step away from majors
    Joe Bennie has been in a hitting slump lately, but the Stroudsburg High and East Stroudsburg University product will get an extra chance to work out of it. He will play in Tuesday's New York-Penn League All-Star Game at MCU Park in Brooklyn. The...
  • John Donmoyer's passing makes this one of my saddest days on the job

    John Donmoyer's passing makes this one of my saddest days on the job
    It has now been several hours since I learned from John Donmoyer, Jr., that his father, John Donmoyer, Sr., died on Saturday. And I am still shaken. I've done many stories on the passing of local sports personalities over the years, including many who...
  • Save the dates for these Lehigh Valley events

    WHITE PARTY: Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites plans an end of summer White Party 6-8 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St. The event features a hors d'oeuvres menu by Divine Dining, acoustic music by the Billy Bauer Band,...
  • Day Trips from the Lehigh Valley

    DAY TRIPPIN' •Winterthur Mansion/Longwood Gardens, Downton Abbey exhibit, Dec. 4. $82. Parkland Garden Club, Marie, 610-769-5553. •Broadway, choice of "Les Miserables," $150, or "Kinky Boots," $160. Sept. 10. Lehigh Valley Active Life,...
  • Local man's 'America's Got Talent' audition not quite magical

    Local man's 'America's Got Talent' audition not quite magical
    Although his levitating trick was featured prominently in "America's Got Talent" TV ads for this season, David Caserta's audition never aired during the show. A magician known for levitating above the marquee of the State Theatre in Easton, Caserta says...
  • Lehigh Valley Scene: Mercy Learning Center golf classic turns 25

    Lehigh Valley Scene: Mercy Learning Center golf classic turns 25
    The 25th annual Mercy Special Learning Center Golf Classic, which took place Aug. 4 at Brookside Country Club in Macungie, garnered unprecedented support for the Lehigh Valley's only private, nonresidential school for children and young adults with...
  • Trade your guns for K-Mart gift cards in Allentown

     
    A gun buyback will be held in Allentown this weekend, offering gift cards in exchange for unwanted firearms. The buyback, which is being co-hosted by Mayor Ed Pawlowski and members of Allentown City Council, will be held on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m....
  • Take a cutting now of plants you want to 'winter over'

    Take a cutting now of plants you want to 'winter over'
    As the summer winds down, its time to think about what we want to keep and what we are willing to sacrifice to the first hard frost. I know that is a month or so away, but plan now and you will have happy little plants that you can winter over. Remember...