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Letter from the Editor

Dear Readers, Did you know that summer is exactly 93 days long? Or, if you ask me, 93 days short. Summer is hands-down the best season. I know it, you know it… students and teachers certainly know i ... CONTINUE READING

A Mother’s Love on Father’s Day

A Mother’s Love on Father’s Day

by Kathryn M. (Van Druff) D’Imperio It’s an amazing feeling when you love someone so much that you can’t possibly imagine loving anyone – even them – more than you already do. You have ... CONTINUE READING

Pool Time & Wedded Bliss

HOT TICKET INDEX BELLINI 3060 Center Valley Pkwy. Center Valley 610.797.1800 bellini.com DAMSEL IN A DRESS Dana Norris, Etsy shop owner Allentown Local pick up available etsy.com/shop/damselinadress ... CONTINUE READING

Green With Envy: How to Have the Perfect Lawn

by Andy Cook Summer is upon us. After what felt like one of the longest winters on record, spring finally came, and with that came the return of outside activities. With summer looking at us straight ... CONTINUE READING

Valenca

Valenca

by Cathy Kiley It’s very difficult for me to believe that it has been nearly six years since the historic Easton Sweet Shop was transformed into what is now Valenca. In its first rebirth, the origi ... CONTINUE READING

Martin Guitar

Martin Guitar

by Liz Reph Celebrated throughout the world for its top-quality instruments, C. F. Martin & Company has been headquartered in Nazareth for the past 175 years. Although they are best known for gui ... CONTINUE READING

Judith Adele Agentis Charitable Foundation

Judith Adele Agentis Charitable Foundation

by Ann Wlazelek Contrary to American economist Milton Friedman’s warning, there is a free lunch: It happens every Thursday at St. Luke’s Hospice in Lower Saucon Township. There, about 30 family m ... CONTINUE READING

Stravino’s Italian Store

Stravino’s Italian Store

by Frederick Jerant Early in the 20th century, many immigrants from southern Italy worked at the nearby Whitehall Portland Cement Company. Homeowners commonly furnished room and board to the workers ... CONTINUE READING

Lock Ridge Furnace Museum & Park

Lock Ridge Furnace Museum & Park

by Liz Reph Located off Franklin Street in Alburtis, the 59-acre Lock Ridge Furnace Museum and Park is perhaps the best-preserved example of the many iron-producing plants that once dominated the Leh ... CONTINUE READING