| Jun 14, 2012
| 6:53 PM
Bass season kicks off in Pennsylvania on Saturday, and that means that summertime fishing will be in full swing as anglers can keep the bass they've been catching on the local waterways.
Make sure you're up on the latest bass regulations, including the...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 7:59 PM
Fourteen months ago, when cops shot and injured a man in a crowded shopping center, the story was front-page news and was the obsession of every TV newscast in town.
The general story line was that Rogelio Cortes had tried to "ram" police officers. So...
| Jan 28, 2012
| 4:48 PM
Airport Center opened in 2009 to tepid fanfare, its prospects dampened by a sea of empty storefronts and broken commitments from merchants.
Now, years later, it's like a retail Cinderella story. The 500,000-square-foot Hanover Township, Lehigh County,...
| Oct 14, 2012
If Mitt Romney or Barak Obama show up at your door at the end of the month, they'll likely be looking for candy, not votes. In the third annual Halloween Shopping Survey released by thrift retailer Savers Inc., close to 40 percent of respondents said...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 4:55 PM
A lot of retail comes on wheels these days.
That includes the classic Good Humor ice cream truck that we all know, but also hot dog carts and mobile clothing boutiques.
While the rolling boutique fad may not have hit the Valley yet, we have something...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 7:57 AM
A Noblesville mother was arrested after police say she left her 4-year-old son inside a hot car at a Fishers shopping center.
Roni Penn, 34, faces a preliminary charge of neglect of a dependent.
Dispatchers received a call Monday afternoon about a child...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 2:08 PM
Target says it understands when people change their minds about a purchase. "No" and "problem" are among the first words of its return policy.
Target pledges to scan a receipt or packing slip to ease each return. For those who have lost the receipt,...
| Aug 17, 2012
Pick up any women's or beauty magazine, and you'll find glowing reviews of the latest products to make you younger, more beautiful, less wrinkly. They're so tempting, these magical creams and potions.
Already, you're justifying the splurge in your head....
| Aug 18, 2012
| 5:23 PM
The Caring Place, a downtown Allentown nonprofit that helps at-risk kids in the Lehigh Valley, has been innovative in finding ways to pay its bills as public dollars have shrunk.
The organization has become a landlord, renting floors if its building at...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 8:35 PM
It's history they were talking about.
The verdict that landed like a slap in the face. The smoke that rose over the city in columns of protest. The rampant looting and savage beatings.
They were talking about nothing less than the evolution of a city...
| Aug 7, 2011
My sister Gina received her first cellphone as a birthday gift a few days ago.
Until recently, Gina had insisted that a cellphone was too complicated for her, a plausible statement given how many things she finds hard.
For years, she found bathing...