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  • Route 22 interchanges are linked by lane

    Route 22 interchanges are linked by lane
    Q: Usually around 4 p.m. I notice that westbound traffic on Route 22 moves at a snail's pace from Route 512 through MacArthur Road. I think part of the problem is that motorists going from northbound Route 378 to westbound 22 are forced to merge onto the travel lane of 22, even if they plan to exit at Airport Road northbound, a very short distance ahead. If PennDOT, at minimal cost, could extend the ramp lane from 378 to Airport Road as a third lane of 22, it would eliminate the need to merge, which contributes to the slowdown in traffic.
  • Builder in Upper Macungie accused of deceptive mortgage advertising

    Builder in Upper Macungie accused of deceptive mortgage advertising
    Zip. Zero. Nada. If you were looking to buy a home and saw those words in big, bold print in an ad offering newly built homes for sale for no money down, your interest might be piqued. A home builder that used the catch phrase in ads trying to sell...

    Why isn't Andreas pronounced An-DRAY-us?

    I want to follow up on three columns today, beginning with this little story. "Years ago," a reader wrote me, "I was at Das Awkscht Fest in Macungie and a customer asked a vendor in the flea market area where he was from. "In a very Dutchy accent the...

    Grave mistakes prompt generous offer

    Grave mistakes prompt generous offer
    It's not often that the Watchdog shares good news, but today is one of those days. Remember Bob and Joanne Yenser? I wrote about them last month. They ditched their cemetery plots after strangers were buried in them by mistake not once, but twice. Bob...

    New eats on Emmaus' Main Street

    New eats on Emmaus' Main Street
    Foodies, don't fret. The 2nd St. Tavern at 194 Main St. in Emmaus has brought its own delicious dishes to the space formerly occupied by Lee Gribben's on Main. "We're offering contemporary cuisine, as well as twists on old favorites," general manager...