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  • 'Complete makeover' at Hanover Eatery

    'Complete makeover' at Hanover Eatery
    Patrons of the former Golden View Diner in Hanover Township, Northampton County, won't recognize much of anything at their old stomping grounds – most notably, the name. Now known as Hanover Eatery, the building at 5090 Bath Pike (Route 512)...
  • Cultures converge at Catasauqua deli

    Cultures converge at Catasauqua deli
    What do you get when a Polish-born woman and her Italian-American husband decide to open a deli? The Poletalian Deli, of course! No, seriously. Husband and wife Steve and Edyta Masone of Whitehall Township held a grand opening of their Polish/Italian...
  • Top layer of asphalt subject to rippling

    Q: My wife is convinced that the west end of Schadt Avenue at Mauch Chunk Road in Whitehall, where Schadt Avenue goes down a moderate grade to the traffic light, contains deliberate high ripples that act as speed bumps. I think it's just slippage of the...
  • Racial profiling may stem from lopsided crime statistics, and from a thug's obscene smile

    As racial rancor is clearly intensifying, not subsiding, across the nation, there is no way to avoid an obvious and painful question raised by the photograph of Darnell Ray Lewis Jr. accompanying this past week's stories about his three-day trial. He...
  • A quiet evening in North Whitehall

    A quiet evening in North Whitehall
    When I arrived at The Morning Call almost a decade ago after many years at other newspapers, I became a general assignment reporter. That meant I was there to be sicced on the news of the day, to come up with ideas of my own and to peck away at one...
  • King George Inn jinx was in its deplorable name

    King George Inn jinx was in its deplorable name
    The King George Inn was jinxed from the day in 1970 when the restaurant was named after one of the worst rulers in the history of the world. They may as well have called it the Adolf Hitler Inn. The fact that a historic building is facing doom is a...
  • Legislation targets surprise hospital charges

    With health care costs already strangling many families, a lawmaker wants to make sure Pennsylvania residents aren't surprised by the controversial fees that have angered some Lehigh Valley residents. Rep. Dan Frankel introduced legislation about a...
  • Motorists ignore left-turn bans

    Motorists ignore left-turn bans
    Q: What happened to the 'no left turn' sign at the Lehigh Street entrance/exit of the Wawa across from Queen City Airport? There was a sign prohibiting motorists exiting the Wawa from making a left onto the very busy Lehigh Street. Since then I have...
  • Bethlehem peace rally is too polite and too quiet

    Bethlehem peace rally is too polite and too quiet
    Before we get to the topic of an overly polite peace rally, the distressing matter of King George III must be untangled. According to Lehigh Valley historian Frank Whelan, it was the British King George II, not King George III, for whom the King George...
  • Discounted denims come with unique stories

    Discounted denims come with unique stories
    Natalie Salamone loves wearing fresh fashions. She also loves saving money. The combination of these sentiments often left her in quite a quandary. "I have two small children in Catholic school, so I'm cutting back wherever I can," said Salamone, a...
  • Pool contractor repays customer, fights court order

    The criminal case against swimming pool contractor Ed Mara Sr. has been dismissed after he repaid a homeowner he was accused of ripping off. But Mara isn't out of deep water yet. The state attorney general's office now is trying to put him in jail for...
  • The primary care physician: Dr. Darshan Patel

    The primary care physician: Dr. Darshan Patel
    At the top of Obamacare's priorities is to provide health insurance for 23 million uninsured Americans by 2016. They'll be able to shop beginning Oct. 1 for coverage that takes effect Jan. 1. For doctors, that leads to an obvious question: Will there be...