| May 8, 2014
| 6:11 PM
Q: Have things officially wound down with the safety-improvement project at MacArthur and Mechanicsville roads in Whitehall? If so, has there been any progress on lengthening the short northbound left-turn stacking lane? Also, I thought the entry to the...
| May 4, 2014
| 5:09 PM
Q: I'll bet you didn't remember that the 10th anniversary of our win in the battle of the double-yellow line is almost here. I've been strongly tempted to begin the battle of late merge versus early merge, but for today, this will have to do: What is...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 6:44 PM
Q: Ethanol 15 (E15), a gasoline blend with up to 15 percent ethanol instead of the previous limit of 10 percent, is starting to make its way into the marketplace. This could be a problem for owners of pre-2001 model-year cars, and definitely will be for...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 6:22 PM
Q: No one has worked on the new 15th Street Bridge sidewalk since the bridge opened to traffic on Dec. 20. It took forever and a day to build the bridge, yet four months later, no one can walk across it. When will the sidewalk be completed? Soon the major...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 8:31 PM
Q: Is there any hope that the Route 309 bridge over Tilghman Street will ever be widened or replaced? It's an extremely unsafe entrance/exit combination there, as you know. Folks I know who moved here from other states are aghast that PennDOT would even...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 7:10 PM
Q: I've read that road widening and other traffic improvements related to the proposed FedEx Ground project in Allen Township will cost an estimated $40 million. This makes me wonder if anyone has considered, or cares about, dedicating a piece of land for...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 8:22 PM
Q: When entering the Walmart/Giant shopping center on MacArthur Road in Whitehall and attempting to make a left turn to head toward Burger King, it seems you always take your life in your hands. Traffic exiting the shopping center heading toward MacArthur...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 5:48 PM
Q: PennDOT's District 5 website lists the Cold Springs Bridge as a bridge-replacement project. The bridge is located on Second Street over Spring Creek in Whitehall Township. The project status is listed as 'preliminary engineering phase,' with an...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 4:42 PM
Q: Lower Macungie Township has a neat snow-removal system that was utilized this year for the first time since 2009. It's called the 'blue goose' and uses a snowblower system to remove deep snow from the streets. Township Manager Bruce Fosselman...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 3:58 AM
Supporters tout Obamacare's 8 million health insurance sign-ups, but the celebration leaves out hundreds of thousands in Pennsylvania. In Sands' world of global high-stakes gaming, its Bethlehem casino is like the penny slots. You might want to use Chrome...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 6:13 PM
Clams, crabs, calamari and a plethora of other ocean fare will once again be satisfying starved seafood lovers beginning Monday at a new and improved Youell's Oyster House in west Allentown. The popular restaurant, which was destroyed by fire last year,...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 4:22 PM
After four weeks of snow-delayed and rearranged competition, The Lehigh Valley Acoustic Performers Contest has the lineup for its finale. Guitarist/singer-songwriter Nick Cerniglia of Whitehall Township won the final slot Thursday night over four other...