Lehigh Valley Amateur Astronomical Society

Lehigh Valley Amateur Astronomical Society

The sheer vastness of outer space can be staggering. Our nearest planetary neighbor, Mars, is roughly 54 million miles from Earth. Our closest star, the sun, is about 93 million miles from us; the next closest, Proxima Centauri, is a staggering 25 tr...

Advances in Treating Chronic Heartburn

Advances in Treating Chronic Heartburn

Millions of Americans avoid tomato sauce and spicy foods due to the pain that comes shortly after eating, thinking it’s their “new normal.” It doesn’t have to be this way. The symptoms of chronic heartburn, also called gastroesophageal reflux disease...

Mexico Lindo

Mexico Lindo

Married couple Jose Avila and Delia Perez hail from different parts of Mexico – Avila is from, Toluca, the capital of the country’s central state of Mexico, and Perez is from Oaxaca. In 2009, the couple – who migrated to the U.S. in the early 1990s –...

West End Theatre District

West End Theatre District

For almost 13 years, Elena Pascal has had a front row seat in Allentown’s West End Theatre District of Allentown. “I always felt an affinity for this part of Allentown, a nice little area where small businesses have blossomed,” says Pascal, whose Bou...

Vera Cruz Chief Closes in on 50 Years of Service

Vera Cruz Chief Closes in on 50 Years of Service

Founded in 1942, Vera Cruz Fire Co. at 4093 Main Road West in Emmaus is one of 42 fire departments servicing the greater Lehigh Valley. The company’s oldest active member recently celebrated his 90th birthday. Like most fire companies serving the are...

J & J Luxury  Transportation

J & J Luxury Transportation

It’s hard to estimate just how many miles the skilled drivers of J&J Luxury Transportation have racked up since the company was incorporated 41 years ago, but consider this: Earth’s circumference is just about 25,000 miles. A single vehicle, driv...

Shangy’s The Beer Authority

Shangy’s The Beer Authority

When you walk into Shangy’s, you’ll be greeted by a bright neon sign that says “Welcome To Beer Heaven,” and we’re happy to say it’s no exaggeration. Since 1980, Shangy’s has been known as Pennsylvania’...

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