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A few years ago, I visited the home of the blues and came away with a theory: If God wants to punish vegans, He sends them to Memphis. I came to that belief after nearly an hour trying to find an animal-free entrée on the posted menus on Beale Street,...
The Westminster Community Theater marked its golden anniversary in 2011, and topping that playhouse's artistic achievements was a solid gold production of Michael Cristofer's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama "The Shadow Box." Directed by Lenore Stjerne,...
What the Tonys are to Broadway, the Abbey Awards are to the Westminster Community Theater, which recently wrapped up its 50th anniversary season by honoring two shows that are older than the playhouse itself. Sunday night, WCT handed out its annual...
For the final production of its 50th anniversary season, the Westminster Community Theater has chosen a play whose vintage makes WCT look like the new kid on the block. Philip Barry's "The Philadelphia Story" first appeared during that brief period of...
It was the $1,200 that stayed in the bank through the end of the Cold War, the Clinton impeachment, 9/11 and more than one hair-raising recession. Month after month, when the Sunset Beach Community Assn. gave its treasurer's report, the Peter Duval...
Allentown has a $200 million red ink problem, which, it seems, is the fault of any city politician not currently in office, and a population of 118,000 as of the 2010 census. That $200 million, split 118,000 ways, comes to less than $1,700 per person....
Tags: Bankruptcy, Ed Pawlowski, Allentown, Primaries, 2010 Census
Bernard Waber, 91, the author of such children's favorites as "The House on East 88th Street" and "Lyle, Lyle Crocodile," died Thursday at his Long Island, N.Y., home after a long illness, according to a statement from his publisher, Houghton Mifflin...
The elegant Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church is in its 250th year, older than the nation. It's been serving a certain segment of the Christian community in and around Lower Nazareth Township for all that time, and the people in charge there today...
Tags: Simsbury, Entertainment, Music, Christianity, Nazareth
Ruth Butterfield Thomas, died on Wednesday, May 8, 2013. She was born Nov. 20, 1925, in Evansville, Ind., where she grew up and attended Bosse High School. In 1943, she went to DePauw University and then Purdue University graduating with a B.S. in 1947....
Democrats J. William Reynolds and Robert Donchez raised nearly the same amount of money this year for the Bethlehem mayoral contest, but Donchez's early fundraising efforts from last year were too large to surpass. Donchez had $167,600 to spend on the...
Those who oppose greater U.S. involvement in Syria were no doubt relieved at the announcement that Moscow and Washington want to convene an international conference to end the country's civil war. They shouldn't be. Secretary of State John Kerry's...
I get the impression that there are a lot of untrustworthy cats in this country from the number of remedies submitted to me on combating urine odors. Here's a step-by-step from reader Ed Zoller in Jacksonville, Fla.: If the area is carpeted,...
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