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  • Faith and Values: It's Our Watch in the World

    In case you haven't noticed, it's our watch. Prior generations have done their jobs and future generations have yet to take up their tasks, so it is our watch over our homes and cities and nations; it is our watch in the world. That's not symbolic...
  • Gardening: How can I get rid of the hemlock pest wooly adelgid?

    Q: I have several weeping hemlocks that have a pest, the wooly adelgid. Online, I found only vaguely limited solutions such as professional pest control to the tune of hundreds of dollars. Is there anything I can do at home? I've tried early spring...
  • Free parking for ASO Benny Goodman concert

    The Allentown Symphony Orchestra opens its season Saturday with a summer pops concert for the second year in a row. Clarinetist Dave Bennett and his band join the orchestra for a tribute to the music of Benny Goodman "The King of Swing." But downtown...
  • Catasauqua man dies in 'random shooting' in Syria

     Catasauqua man dies in 'random shooting' in Syria
    Nazih "Nick" Zarif Mouhrez came to the United States from his native Syria decades ago, worked at various businesses in the Lehigh Valley and raised a family in Catasauqua. But he never forgot his homeland. Mouhrez, 51, who had been in Syria for the...
  • A look inside Allentown Masonic Temple, an architectural gem in the news

    Taking the elevator at the Allentown Masonic Temple is a bit like stepping into a time machine. Step in and you'll share the space with temple employee, Dale Shenberger, who closes the gates on the door and depresses the switch on the floor with his...
  • Tommy Ramone, last founding member of The Ramones, dies; canceled Allentown show last year

    Tommy Ramone, the last surviving member of the original Ramones, has died, according to reports. Ramone, born Erdelyi Tamas, died Friday in hospice care following unsuccessful treatment of bile duct cancer. He was 62. Ramone co-founded the band, which...
  • Phantom Phanatics get free sticks with contract signatures

    It is not at all unusual for ice hockey players to play left-handed, even though the vast majority of them are right-handed in every other way, just like normal people. The National Hockey League reports that 63 percent of its Canadian-born players shoot...
  • Parkland leads list of locals who post wins at Stellar basketball tournament

    Parkland leads list of locals who post wins at Stellar basketball tournament
    Doug Snyder and Eric Snyder have more in common than their last name. They're both veteran local boys basketball coaches and both are very impressed with Parkland. Doug Snyder, Allen's head coach, calls Parkland the clear-cut favorite to win the first...
  • Lehigh Valley Call Board

    'THE GROOM HAS COLD FEET' AUDITIONS Auditions for Tamaqua Community Art Center's production of "The Groom Has Cold Feet" will be held at 6 p.m. Monday to Wednesday at the center, 125 Pine St. Actors, ages 12-20 are invited to audition. Those under 16...
  • Pioneer and Marine Bands in Allentown and Bethlehem

    Two Allentown community bands are playing at the same time Sunday night, July 13, but in different cities. The Marine Band of Allentown strikes things up at 7:30 p.m. at the Bethlehem Rose Garden in its first concert there in as long as anyone can...
  • Save the dates for these Lehigh Valley events

    WOMEN'S SCHOLARSHIP BENEFIT: "Hot in the City," a fundraiser for the Women's Business Council's Scholarship Fund will be 5-7 p.m. July 22 at Wave Nightclub atop Cosmopolitan in Allentown. The event features a first-time Lehigh Valley Celebrity Auction...
  • FDA: Don't marinate chicken wings in newspaper bags

    We were a little worried last week when we passed along a tip from Mike Much in Upper Saucon Township, who saves the bags in which his newspapers are delivered for marinating chicken wings. We thought People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals might...