Kelly Alderfer, Author at Lehigh Valley Marketplace's Posts

QNB Bank

QNB Bank

If you got in the car and drove into any town on any given day, it’s likely that you would pass by several banks. PNC, TD Bank, Wells Fargo, Bank of America—the list goes on. They are all over, and what we are used to seeing while on the road. But, if you live in Bucks, Lehigh, or Montgomery County, you’d likely see a sign with a little blue cupola topped with a weather va... »

Movember

Movember

All too often, men stay quiet while facing physical and mental hardship. They may be concerned about worrying their friends and family, being a burden to others, or believe they just need to “man up” in the hopes that their struggles will go away. Considering that men die six years younger than women across the globe on average—with reasons for death being chiefly preventa... »

The Grind: Local Coffee Roasters

The Grind: Local Coffee Roasters

Just as craft beer is having its own (long, wonderful) moment, specialty coffee has officially moved into the spotlight as well. Much like craft beer, coffee can be as simple or as complex as the producer would like to make it. There are light roasts, dark roasts, single-origins, and blends—all from beans found around the world—and so many ways to serve and enjoy it. Gone ... »

Stem Cell Therapy

Stem Cell Therapy

Tennis elbow, runner’s knee—sometimes there are pains in our bodies that we just learn to live with. Other times, when the pain is too much to bear or has begun to interfere with everyday life, surgery may become an option. But what if surgery wasn’t the only option? What if there were a non-invasive treatment that brings the hope of recovery, or at least reduces the pain?... »

A Beginner’s Guide to Backpacking Trips

A Beginner’s Guide to Backpacking Trips

Pretty soon, the colors of the Lehigh Valley will assume their brilliant autumnal mélange of orange, yellow, and red. It’s the most beautiful time of the year to get outside. As luck would have it, there are trails right in our backyard just waiting to be used. While you could just clear your schedule next Saturday afternoon for a two-mile trek, there are countless reasons... »

Buss Paint and Wallpaper

Buss Paint and Wallpaper

The time has come to paint or wallpaper your house. You have endless possibilities of colors and designs, and may have tons of ideas bouncing around your head. Where do you start? With so many colors, how do you pick one? What finish should you go with? Once you’ve settled on a color you like, there’s always the chance that while it looks great on a swatch in a store, four... »

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