| Oct 19, 2013
| 2:41 PM
If packed parking lots are any indication of a business' popularity, the new Hobby Lobby in Trexlertown has a very bright future.
The arts-and-crafts store at 7150 Hamilton Blvd. (former space of Sears Appliance & Hardware) was mobbed during a grand-...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 9:22 PM
Former Philadelphia Eagles player and Kansas City Chiefs and New York Jets head coach Herman Edwards is coming to the Lehigh Valley. He has been announced as the keynote speaker for the 16th annual LifePath and PICPA Thanksgiving Benefit and Awards...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 8:57 PM
The Dieruff football team is expected to be improved this year. After winning just one game over the past four seasons, the Huskies — according to reports coming out of their scrimmages — are capable of posting several wins.
But win or lose,...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 8:24 PM
Q: I understand that vegetation is nasty at this time of year. However, going west on Greenleaf Street in Allentown, there's a maple tree on the right that blocks the view of the stop sign at 23rd Street. The tree needs to be trimmed.
— Sue Stein,...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Enjoy a mix of old world charm and modern amenities at downtown Tamaqua's new Vonz Restaurant inside the historic Tamaqua Railroad Station. Husband and wife co-owners Richard and Yvonne Sidella of West Brunswick Township opened the restaurant at 18 N....
| Jan 2, 2013
| 4:29 PM
These disciplinary and licensing actions were announced recently 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, where you...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 4:27 PM
A Pink-Footed Goose and a Greater White-fronted Goose have been spotted in Lehigh County, according to Lehigh Valley Audubon Society president Peter Saenger. The Pink-footed goose was spotted at the Fogelsville Quarry earlier this month. Upper Macungie...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Bill Walton is returning to the Lehigh Valley to speak at another banquet. Walton, the former UCLA and NBA standout, gave a rousing speech in November of 2011 at the LifePath event in Fogelsville. Here's a link to my story on that appearance. http://...
| 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...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 7:46 PM
Some things seem to take forever in the retail world, like the opening of the new Weis Markets in Fogelsville or the Golden Corral at Lehigh Valley Mall in Whitehall Township. Eager shoppers and diners couldn't wait for either of those places to be up and...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 4:38 AM
Q: We have seen the highway signs that read "speed enforced from aircraft." Is this really so? I don't know of anyone that was ever caught speeding in such a way. Today we hear so much about unmanned 'drones,' including a recent story in the Sunday...
| Mar 11, 2013
While local business experts see slight improvement in the economy this year, recovery will be a bit of a climb for the Valley's retailers.
They'll have to keep pace with the changing demands of a customer base that's expecting a lot more.