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  • Testing the road less traveled for a trip northeast

    Forget what Dad and the AAA told you. There is no reason to be on Interstate 95 if you're heading to the Northeast on a holiday weekend. The tolls are a rip-off. That's the conclusion of an experiment I conducted Wednesday with the assistance of the...
  • Refining the road trip up north

    Interstate 95 is the primary artery of East Coast transportation. At times of heavy use, such as the Thanksgiving holiday that looms, arteriosclerosis sets in. Nevertheless, many thousands of motorists are magnetically drawn to the clot-ridden and toll-...
  • Top Lehigh Valley events include Valley Moto Rally, Great Allentown Comic Con

    VALLEY MOTO RALLY 1 Celebrate the mechanical and technological advancements of motor vehicles – from classic cars to modern motorcycles – at the Valley Moto Rally, noon-6 p.m. Saturday at the America on Wheels Museum in Allentown. Vehicles,...
  • FedEx traffic study faulty, Allen supervisors told

    Speaking on behalf of several neighbors of a proposed FedEx Ground regional hub, an Allen Township resident said the development would create a "traffic nightmare" and criticized the traffic estimates in a study commissioned by the developer....
  • For some, a somber start at Stellar basketball tournament

    For some, a somber start at Stellar basketball tournament
    The first night of the Stellar "Catch A Rising Star" Basketball Showcase is always a festive occasion. Fans flock to Cedar Beach in Allentown, some to see games for the first time since the high school season ended in March. It's an upbeat atmosphere....
  • REVIEW: Vans Warped Tour, in 20th year, returns to root to find original spirit

     
    In its 20th year, the Vans Warped Tour, which stopped Wednesday at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, didn’t have a huge headliner, as it did in recent years with blink-182, Paramore or All American Rejects. Bowling For Soup......
  • Blood donor guilt is intensified with a visit to Miller-Keystone

    What's just one more guilt trip? You wouldn't think it would matter to those of us lugging around truckloads of guilt trips, but when I finally made it to the clickety-clack cell-separating apheresis machine, I could not get my mind off the brochure they...
  • Hokendauqua-North Catasauqua Bridge rising over Lehigh River — slowly

    Hokendauqua-North Catasauqua Bridge rising over Lehigh River — slowly
    Q: When are they going to complete the reconstruction of the bridge from North Catasauqua to Hokendauqua and open it to traffic? It seems they have been working on it for two years. — Robert M. Johnson, Bethlehem A: They've been working on this...
  • Police: Man shot, killed pit bull in Allentown

    A man shot and killed a pit bull Wednesday afternoon in Allentown after the dog allegedly attacked two city residents, authorities said. Allentown police were dispatched at 1:30 p.m. on a report of a man with a gun in the 300 block of North Third Street,...
  • Cardinal Brennan building up for sale

    Cardinal Brennan building up for sale
    The former Cardinal Brennan Junior-Senior High School in Schuylkill County will be put up for sale in the near future by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Allentown. The announcement was made this week by the diocese through communications director Matt...
  • Man faces charges after drugs found in impounded car

    An Allentown man already charged with dealing drugs is facing more charges after crack cocaine and heroin were found in his impounded Jaguar, according to court records. Javier A. Colon of the 200 block of North Nelson Street was charged June 13 with...
  • Easton man faces heroin dealing charges following traffic stop

    A 30-year-old Easton man stopped for speeding on Route 22 last month is facing heroin dealing charges after state police found 35 bags of heroin in his vehicle, according to a state police news release. Karon Clarence Oneil Dollar was stopped about 3:...