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  • Sister Genevieve Kunkel, longtime nun and educator

    Sister Genevieve Kunkel, longtime nun and educator
    Sister Genevieve Kunkel, a professed member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame for 78 years who was known for her spirit and positive attitude, died Wednesday at the age of 101 from complications after hip surgery. Sister Genevieve was a participant...
  • Driver glances at GPS, crashes into Upper Macungie roadside truck, police say

    A South Whitehall driver was hurt Wednesday morning when she looked down at her GPS unit and her car smacked into a parked tractor-trailer on Hamilton Boulevard in Upper Macungie, police said. Krista Fuller, 33, was westbound near the Getz Service Center...
  • A simple plan to resolve the immigration crisis

    A simple plan to resolve the immigration crisis
    The solution to our immigration problem is so simple that it boggles one's mind. First, we are not going to deport 10 million people. What would we do, keep them in concentration camps, then pack them into box cars and ship them back? However, they...
  • Upper Macungie's Lepchenko advances in U.S. Open

    Upper Macungie's Lepchenko advances in U.S. Open
    Through the years, Varvara Lepchenko feels like she's learned to embrace her excitement over playing in the U.S. Open. The nerves and anxiety still come, Lepchenko said, but as an experienced professional who's enjoyed some successes, she's better...
  • Upper Macungie mainstay retiring after 60 plus years

    When Owen Bastian first started as the Upper Macungie Township secretary/treasurer in the 1950s, the municipality had no building so township officials held their meetings in bars – a practice that may have made for some interesting decisions. Over...
  • Allentown's Parkettes to send strong group of five young gymnasts to P&G Championships

    Allentown's Parkettes to send strong group of five young gymnasts to P&G Championships
    Marta Karolyi, the national team coordinator for women's gymnastics in the U.S., told Parkettes Gymnastics co-founder Donna Strauss she "had an army" when Strauss showed up at the U.S. Classic meet recently with five Junior Elite girls. "I told her,...
  • Recipe Exchange: Rhubarb bread, Dutch apple cake, white cake

    Recipe Exchange: Rhubarb bread, Dutch apple cake, white cake
    LOOKING FOR Alfred Kane of Bethlehem is looking for a crock pot recipe for dried lima beans. Betty Martucci of Allentown is looking for an Italian recipe for a holiday cookie that uses chocolate, figs, and nuts. FOUND Janet Johnson of Pennsburg...
  • Sweat off the pounds at Hot Yoga Hut

    Sweat off the pounds at Hot Yoga Hut
    If the summer hasn't brought enough heat for you, consider stopping by the Lehigh Valley's newest yoga studio, Hot Yoga Hut. The Bethlehem business, which held a grand opening July 13 at 2108 Union Blvd. (in Lehigh Shopping Center), offers yoga...
  • Emmaus places turning restrictions at high school

    Emmaus places turning restrictions at high school
    Drivers near Emmaus High School be warned. You may have to alter your routes on school mornings. Emmaus Council this week adopted an ordinance that restricts turning at Pine Street at Macungie Avenue, the site of Emmaus High School, during morning hours...
  • Judge bans U. Macungie sex offender from playgrounds

    A Lehigh County judge on Friday sentenced an Upper Macungie man to a time-served to 23-month jail sentence for sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl, and banned him from visiting playgrounds or having any unsupervised contact with children under 18....
  • Shopping Scout

    Shopping Scout
    VCR repair: Nancy of Whitehall is looking for someone to repair a VCR (RCA). T-shirts: Karen of Whitehall is looking for adult medium, plain charcoal heather T-shirts. "I'm looking for any brand with tag at the neck," she said. Milton Bradley game:...
  • Upper Macungie planners back Bortz tract development

    The Upper Macungie Planning Commission on Wednesday signed off on its part of plans to bring residential and commercial development to the Bortz tract on the eastern corner of the township and across the line in South Whitehall Township. The panel...