Jennifer Hay, Author at Lehigh Valley Marketplace's Posts

Connexions Gallery

Connexions Gallery

When Robin Porter started Connexions Gallery in 1990, he couldn’t have known how perfectly it would grow into its name. From its very beginning, the Northampton Street gallery has connected lovers of contemporary arts and crafts with a varied group of local and regional artists. But over the years, it’s played a continuing and key role in Easton’s artistic and retail renai... »

Girl Develop It

Girl Develop It

In 2016, women made up only 26 percent of the nation’s computing workforce, and it’s not because they aren’t working: women also held a whopping 57 percent of professional jobs last year, according to the National Center for Women and Information Technology. Similarly, while women received 57 percent of the nation’s bachelor’s degrees in 2015, only 18 percent of computer a... »

Hugh Moore Canal

Hugh Moore Canal

“All history is local,” historian Joseph Amato once wrote. Few Lehigh Valley sites better illustrate the truth of those words than Hugh Moore Park and the National Canal Museum, where visitors can learn not only about local history but also about the region’s ties to America’s Industrial Revolution. The 520-acre park, situated between the Lehigh Canal and Lehigh River in E... »

Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe

With its stunning location in the Lehigh Gorge, its Victorian architecture, and its rich industrial history, Jim Thorpe regularly makes top 10 lists—among them, the most beautiful small towns and the most romantic places to visit. Tourism has long been a part of the Carbon County seat—aptly nicknamed “Little Switzerland”—but what draws visitors has changed over the years. ... »

Lehigh Valley Electric

Lehigh Valley Electric

The light in your kitchen has been flickering off and on, and you have a growing suspicion that there’s something major going on behind your walls. You need service and you need it quickly. You’re not sure who to call. You want an electrician who is responsive and who knows the ins and outs of residential electrical systems. Your need is what Bob Holland had in mind when h... »

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