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Halloween

Halloween
A collection of news and information related to Halloween published by this site and its partners.

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  • Burlesque Starr, 80, still shines

    Burlesque Starr, 80, still shines
    Penny Starr called and I was pleased to hear from her, because she was one of the best interviews I ever had. She was a septuagenarian striptease artist, so how could she not have been? Right away I need to correct myself. Starr is not a striptease...
  • Tomato cages make scary decorations

    Tomato cages make scary decorations
    Last year, we got a great tip from Joann Dove in Salisbury Township about how to turn tomato plant cages into outdoor Christmas trees. The holidays will never be the same. It was a long time ago, but that column prompted a great response from Cathy...
  • Political correctness label doesn't always fit

    Political correctness label doesn't always fit
    One of the true-false questions I put to my college journalism students is drawn from their textbook. The statement on the quiz is: "Concern for bias-free language betrays an overly zealous political correctness." The correct answer to this is False....
  • The McCarroll Bowl spotlights two quality coaches and a traditional coal-region family

    The McCarroll Bowl spotlights two quality coaches and a traditional coal-region family
    A tight-knit, blue-collar, Irish-Catholic family from Tamaqua will take center stage Friday night when Lehighton visits Pocono Mountain West in Swiftwater. It's not just a Mountain Valley Conference game; it's likely the last of the McCarroll Bowl...
  • Decorate your lawn with jug-o'-lanterns

    Decorate your lawn with jug-o'-lanterns
    Last week Cathy Woolley in Allentown showed us how to use tomato plant cages to make ghosts to decorate your lawn for Halloween. But what if you don't have a garden or you don't have any tomato plant cages? You're probably feeling like you've been...
  • Pennsylvania dog law enforcement looking brighter

    Lehigh County executive candidate Tom Muller has a lurid mailer that compares him and Republican opponent Scott Ott in terms of "Day and Night." He sent it out a second time this week, just in time for Halloween. I won't get into the details by which...
  • Empty milk jugs make great bird feeders

    Empty milk jugs make great bird feeders
    When we get a note that starts out like the one below from Helen Hartmann in Jim Thorpe, we get all warm and fuzzy inside. And it's not the warm and fuzzy you get from a swig of Irish whiskey on a cold day. It's more the warm and fuzzy you get from a...
  • Decorator Cleaning House

     
    Those of you who have gone Christmas Light touring in the East Penn area probably are familiar with the Rauch residence at 2982 Magnolia Circle, Lower Macungie. Until the last few years, this was a must-see display. Wally Ely and......
  • REVIEW: Inspired Green Day invokes Ramones, redemption in Philadelphia

     
    Before punk band Green Day took the stage Wednesday at Philadelphia’s Liacouras Center, the speakers blasted out The Ramones’ “Blitzkrieg Bop.” Then the band entered to the whistling theme song from the movie “The Good, The...
  • It's report card time for electric companies, for their performance during Hurricane Sandy

     
    The state Public Utility Commission issued a report today to state lawmakers about how electric companies performed during Hurricane Sandy. Overall, the commission gave utilities high marks, but suggested areas for improvement. Utilities turned to...
  • Bethlehem teachers honor Friends of Education

     
    The Bethlehem Education Association honored its 2013 Friends of Education on Wednesday night. They are picture above with association president Jolene Vitalos (center). "Mrs. Marlene Walker has mentored students from Fountain Hill for the past four...
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Hialeah

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  • Intersections: Bad driving signals a need for reflection

    I almost got into a car accident this weekend. It was one of those moments where the world moved forward in slow motion and the time between my realization of what was happening and it actually happening was so minuscule, that reacting didn't seem like it would pay off.