| Aug 1, 2013
| 2:17 PM
Ray Carpenter had a quirky sense of humor and he had a pretty good idea what was going to happen when the high school seniors threw their graduation party on a Friday night, so he planned accordingly.
I dozed off during the party and when I woke up at...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 3:49 AM
Should Gilberton Police Chief Mark Kessler be fired?
Should the Schuylkill County borough of Gilberton fire its police chief, Mark Kessler, for his profanity-filled video in which he emphatically stated his support of the Second Amendment right to own...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 6:17 PM
Louis M. “Mac” Barlup Jr., 86, of Waynesboro, Pa., passed away on Saturday, July 27, 2013, at Meritus Hospital near Hagerstown, Md.
Born Oct. 4, 1926, at his home, Spring Brook Dairy Farm, in Washington Township, he was the son of the late...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 11:39 AM
David Stone's Johnny Cash Experience at Buckeye Tavern, Macungie, will take you through the late country legend's career and give you a hint of what the real Johnny Cash concerts were like. According to the folks at Buckeye, which is presenting the show...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 3:03 PM
Now that you've performed your patriotic duty by consuming hot dogs and hamburgers (vegetarians are excused) for America's birthday, you may resume your normal diet. And I have good news for hoagie lovers. Two new Primo Hoagies are now serving "old-...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 2:20 PM
The similarities surrounding secret-leaker Edward Snowden are startling, to be sure. It's the differences, however, that are most important.
Apart from our links to the Lehigh Valley, he and I both went in the military at a young age and set out to be...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 5:46 PM
Q: There's just been another accident at the intersection of Broadway and Susquehanna Street in Salisbury Township. People don't yield at the yield sign from Emmaus Avenue to Broadway; that should be changed to a stop sign. Or maybe the intersection needs...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 5:05 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration faced fresh anger Monday at home and abroad over U.S. spy programs that track phone and Internet messages around the world in the hope of thwarting terrorist threats. But a senior intelligence official said...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 3:09 PM
This year's Hall of Fame inductees are longtime community activist and eternally unsuccessful candidate Dennis Pearson and the area's most controversial political blogger, Bernie O'Hare.
I've been under pressure for years from other members of the...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:43 PM
Colorful crustaceans from the chilly waters of New England are headed to The Grille at Bear Creek Mountain Resort second annual Lobster Week June 18-23. Executive Chef Michael Greenstein will prepare the summertime favorite for dinner 4-9:30 p.m. The menu...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 6:29 PM
If you detest the monotony of your workouts or the way you look in last year's swimsuit, Steel Caliber CrossFit in Bethlehem may be the solution to your problem.
The fitness facility at 250 E. Broad St., next to The Original Kunsman Roofing and Siding...