| Sep 22, 2013
| 4:21 PM
Q: I never noticed it before, but I'm sure this has been in place for years. Traveling north on MacArthur Road approaching the Lehigh Valley Mall entrance, there are three traffic lights facing motorists. One of those signals is positioned over the...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:39 PM
Q: Why in the new construction did they make the concrete island so long on northbound MacArthur Road approaching Mechanicsville Road? If it were smaller, more cars could stage farther back in the left-turn lane for Mechanicsville and not be blocking...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 7:13 PM
Q: PennDOT repaved Shankweiler Road between Route 309 and Cedar Crest Boulevard in mid-August. On Shankweiler just west of Cedar Crest, there is a deep ditch adjacent to the south side of the road. This drop-off, without any guardrail, is extremely...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 8:36 PM
Q: The exit ramp from Route 309 north to Tilghman Street west has been ground up for quite some time now. Is there any schedule of when this exit ramp will finally be resurfaced and finished? It is a rather bumpy exit.
— Joe Scull, Coopersburg
| Feb 26, 2014
| 6:19 PM
Lee Smith's neighborhood finally is thawing out.
Ice patches have receded. Grass patches have reappeared. And mail is being delivered regularly.
Smith is among several people who live in the neighborhoods off Presidential Drive in Whitehall Township...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 5:35 PM
If you're unhappy with how often, or how well, your street has been plowed during this horrendous winter — at least it gets plowed.
Catherine Magditch lives on North Ott Street where it dead-ends against Route 22. South Whitehall Township doesn'...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 6:33 PM
Con artists are as slick as the ice building up outside. They're constantly looking for new ways to get us to slip up and fall for their costly tricks.
They often try to scare you, as they did last week to Agnes Gackenbach of Emmaus.
She got an...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 7:30 PM
Authorities say they know who is responsible for the annoying, deceptive phone calls that bombarded Lehigh Valley seniors last year with offers of free medical-alert devices.
A federal judge issued a temporary restraining order last week and froze the...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 6:01 PM
Bedbugs have disrupted life at a personal care home in South Whitehall Township so badly that some residents are not getting their psychiatric care, state officials say.
The Department of Public Welfare cited Trexler Park Manor about a week ago for...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 6:18 PM
The calls to Dorothy Smith of Bethlehem started in January.
She was told she owed nearly $8,300 for an unpaid home-improvement loan.
Smith told the caller, Portfolio Recovery Associates of Virginia, that she didn't owe the debt. The money had been...
| 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...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 2:29 PM
The neighbor, who is one of the finest individuals you could ever hope to meet, nevertheless has been observed engaging in what some people might consider to be unlawful behavior.
Dick Tracy, a notable figure in Lehigh Valley education and sports...