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I waited until after the primary election so I wouldn't be blamed for making anyone lose, but now it's time to unveil this year's nominees to my Hall of Fame of the area's most colorful characters. They're an impressive group, but remember that...
Q: On trips to Jim Thorpe from Bethlehem I've noticed a weird situation after turning right onto Route 209 'south' after crossing the Lehigh River Bridge: According to my GPS, I'm going due north on that road. Why does it say on the signs that we are...
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Q: Heading up the mountain on Route 903 north in Jim Thorpe, about a quarter-mile past the Jim Thorpe Memorial, there is a sign saying 'pass with care.' However, the solid double-yellow line never breaks. Can I still pass on the double yellow? —...
People in the Lehigh Valley have been trout fishing for almost two weeks now after the regional opener in Southeastern Pennsylvania kicked off on March 30. The rest of the state opens for trout season 8 a.m. this Saturday, April 13, and should see...
Trout fishing opened in the 18-county Southeast Region of Pennsylvania last Saturday, and opens statewide on Saturday, April 13. Trout fishing opened in New York on April Fool's Day – no joke – and opens in New Jersey Saturday. With warmer...
Before we get to a discussion of loons, which are worthwhile animals, it is necessary to again mention another category. That is because on Sunday, while discussing the traumatic (to humans and other innocent creatures) dining habits of pit bulls, I...
At a pivotal point in history, the deputy postmaster for all the American colonies arrived in Bethlehem because of a grave threat to Pennsylvania, where the French and their Indian allies were winning the French and Indian War. If emergency defensive...
Kirk Cressley pointed with dismay to the 14 nearly 100-foot long empty fish pools that he cleaned out by hand shovel and wheelbarrow, a project that took a year to accomplish. After he and his wife, Denise, bought the former Kriss Pines Trout Hatchery...
A local male Brittany spaniel officiallly named "Hits All Jack'd Up" completed a rare repeat last month. The dog, owned by Joe Sikorski and Claire Ricci of Macungie, became just the fourth dog in history to win consecutive ABC National Gun Dog...
Many restaurants, stores and other businesses will be offering Veterans Day discounts Sunday and Monday to current and former members of our armed forces. To cash in, you may have to prove you served, which can be a problem for some veterans. They don'...
Zettlemoyer's Auction Center in Fogelsville is auctioning off pieces of Lehigh Valley and national hunting heritage and history on Friday. Famed outdoorsman Tom Fegely, the award-winning outdoors editor for The Morning Call from 1976 through 2002, as...
Start planning for Labor Day weekend now. The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission is holding its second Fish For Free day of the year on Sept. 3, and Mauch Chunk Lake Park is going to be the site of one of three free programs being offered by the...
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