| Apr 4, 2012
There has been an astonishing lack of fire-and-brimstone denunciation in the six days since renowned Lehigh Valley entrepreneur and political activist Charles Snelling ended his wife's suffering and then took his own life in their home near Fogelsville....
| Apr 12, 2012
| 7:39 PM
Q: Almost every night on Seipstown Road between Fogelsville and Seipstown, a small number of deer can be seen on the south side of the road. You can see the glowing eyes and/or the silhouettes in the field. Even though there is a "danger — deer...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 8:54 PM
We recently had a regifting party at The Morning Call. It was a fun, inexpensive way to celebrate the holidays with colleagues. We were pretty happy because we got a six-pack of white socks, a functional gift that'll never go out of style.
One of our...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 2:16 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Recent high-profile cases of child sex abuse have roused national revulsion against the adults who perpetrated them. Rarely mentioned is the sobering statistic that more than one-third of the sexual abuse of America's children is...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 8:34 PM
Zettlemoyer's Auction Center in Fogelsville is auctioning off pieces of Lehigh Valley and national hunting heritage and history on Friday.
Famed outdoorsman Tom Fegely, the award-winning outdoors editor for The Morning Call from 1976 through 2002, as...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 8:16 PM
Q: I've been trying for some time to find the answer to what constitutes a "village." PennDOT has signs identifying locations as being "Village of Scherersville," "Village of Kuhnsville," etc. I'm comfortable in assuming PennDOT has some rules about how a...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 4:13 AM
JoJo, a Yorkie-Pomeranian mix, was the first visitor to the Lehigh Valley's Hurricane Sandy emergency animal shelter Monday afternoon.
It's safe to say that JoJo got lots of attention for what turned out be a brief stay. He had seven volunteers from...
| May 28, 2012
| 8:12 AM
Q: Big-rig-size water tankers have been rumbling along Haines Mill Road in South Whitehall at all hours of the day and night for many weeks. What is the reason for this noisy and intrusive inconvenience? Why don't the drivers stick to the main roads?...
| May 29, 2012
| 6:40 AM
For years, Steve Strauss and J. Christopher West have noticed the Lehighton area could use a one-stop fitness and sports center.
The two, with decades in the sports and training business, recently opened Pyramid Sports Performance Center at the former...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 5:16 PM
Wow! What a crazy week it has been for retail — a week of feast and famine.
Last weekend, as people throughout the Valley made their way from store to store to pick up items they needed to survive an extended power outage, supermarkets,...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 10:28 AM
For the first time, turkeys raised on-site will star on the Thanksgiving Day menu at Glasbern Inn in Fogelsville. The luxurious country inn is set on a 130-acre sustainable farm and has recently renovated its 19th-century barn restaurant.
| Jan 30, 2012
Paul Alspach said he was introduced to auto racing before he learned how to talk.
"My parents were both racers and took me to the track pretty much since I was born," he said. "And my mother worked as a medical director at many of the area tracks, so I...