| Jan 29, 2012
| 8:33 PM
Q: I noticed a few weeks ago that the gas station at 1825 Route 309 in South Whitehall is now selling natural gas as fuel for cars, at least according to their sign. It's listed at $2.89 (not sure if that's per gallon or per pound). Thought I would update...
| Jan 27, 2012
Q: Anyone who had the misfortune of patronizing the new Airport Center shopping center over the holidays can attest to the poorly functioning traffic plan. On Airport Center Road coming off Airport Road, the two lanes are marked with ineffectual...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 7:35 PM
Q: There are going to be a lot accidents at the entrance/exit lane for the parking lot at the new Giant market in Trexlertown. People don't realize that incoming traffic from Hamilton Boulevard does not stop. Those trying to exit the shopping center there...
| Jan 17, 2012
If it's NFL championship time, then it's time for the Pennsylvania Game Commission to conduct its first quarterly meetings of the new year.
The game commission's board of commissioners will give preliminary approval to the 2012-13 hunting and trapping...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 6:51 PM
Taking a page from Terry Rakolta's book on how to use righteous indignation to suppress the freedoms of others, some gay activists and their supporters decided to teach the Chick-fil-A people a lesson.
Chick-fil-A became a target for a boycott...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 4:56 PM
It's been awhile since Retail Watch ventured to Kutztown, so let's go there today.
The Berks County borough has been a day-cation spot for some in the Lehigh Valley, and with recent retail additions and storefront facade improvements, may become even...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 10:38 AM
Trexlertown’s big old stone inn at Routes 100 and 222 no doubt has lived many lives since it was built close to three centuries ago. In its latest iteration, 1760 Pub N Grille, the bar and restaurant pays respects to an earlier incarnation.
| Nov 8, 2012
| 11:38 AM
In an effort to thank veterans for their selfless service to the nation, several restaurants in the Lehigh Valley are offering free meals to area veterans and active military personnel on Sunday, Nov. 11, or Monday, Nov. 12. At most places, guests will be...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 5:20 PM
The scuttlebutt was that when the base commander, a bird colonel, found out that Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio had a sergeant who made the best pies in the entire Air Force, he demanded that the sergeant be transferred to Louisiana.
| Apr 20, 2012
| 9:28 AM
Q: I applaud the replacement of the many structurally deficient bridges in the area. However, can you tell me why bridges marked for replacement are quickly blocked off to traffic, but then very little or no work is done on them? Case in point: The Spring...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 1:22 PM
John Brinson, the Lehigh Valley's renowned fitness whiz, knows a lot about parachutes, having gone to the Army's paratrooper and ranger schools after finishing near the top of his class at West Point.
He did not know enough about golden parachutes. In...