| May 13, 2014
| 2:47 PM
Somehow, criminal minds being what they are, there might not be an entirely favorable result if the message is disseminated that the police will no longer try to catch crooks who are running away.
On Sunday, a big story on The Morning Call's front...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Aggressive driving is a disturbing thing, and when the police determine who forced other motorists to drive that way, they should crack down ferociously.
Unfortunately, Pennsylvania focuses only on the rambunctious driving itself, and almost never deals...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 11:21 AM
During his final journey to Jerusalem, Jesus said: "And again I say unto you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God."
That sort of preaching was not very popular with the right-...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 3:59 PM
It's not business, to paraphrase Michael Corleone. It's strictly personal.
The Westend Racquet, Swim & Fitness Club in South Whitehall Township, along with its sister fitness clubs created over recent decades by John Brinson, were among the best...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 3:02 PM
In the late 1970s, some Philadelphia wiseguys would joke about a certain establishment. "We call it the Buy It From Us Or Else Cheese Company," they'd say.
That was in my investigative reporting days, and I had a few entertaining conversations with some...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 4:37 PM
Turn around and look rearward, Sen. Mensch. Cooking up razzle-dazzle schemes aimed at future "deregulation" of the electric power industry has hurt Pennsylvania consumers enough.
On Tuesday, state Sen. Bob Mensch, R-Montgomery, author of last October'...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 11:44 AM
In at least one respect, Phil Armstrong is exactly what Whitehall Township needs. That is to say, he is not much of a politician.
For a township board of commissioners sometimes contaminated by political scheming, posturing and cronyism, that's just...
| May 2, 2014
Who I am
Michelle Newby Lancaster from Colorado City, Texas.
One unique thing about me
I don't remember how I first fell in love with books. My mother read to me from birth, and I've always read voraciously, usually two books a week, sometimes...
| May 11, 2014
| 8:42 PM
Brian Schneider spent his entire 13-year major league baseball career in the National League East, playing for first the Expos, who later became the Nationals, then the Mets and finally, the Phillies.
Throughout his career, one of Schneider's goals...
| May 10, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Alburtis Park, 328 S. Main St., 3-7 p.m., unless noted
May 11: Crazy Hearts
May 18: The Majestics
May 24: Don Cogan, Stan & Linda, and Steve Christopher, 2-6 p.m.
May 25: The Moore Brothers Band
May 26: The Outlaws with Crazy...
| May 15, 2014
| 9:04 AM
From original modern dance dramas to athletic explorations and abstract ballets, dance this summer has much to beguile audiences, not only in genre, but also in venue, with sizzling Latin dance being performed in outdoor spaces.
Reggie Wilson/ Fist &...
| May 15, 2014
| 9:51 PM
Bill Schankel would rather dish out credit than receive it.
Ask him about his Pen Argyl softball program and he'll credit the assistant coaches, the players, the administration, even opposing coaches such as Southern Lehigh's Brian Neefe.