September 2014

Angel 34

Angel 34

by Frederick Jerant We all thrill to tales of spandex-clad superheroes who leap into action and stand up to any obstacle they encounter. But the late Nicole Sheriff was a superhero who wore ordinary clothes, swung a mean hockey stick… and could have given those guys lessons in bravery and toughness. Nicole was an athletic and energetic seventh-grader in 2002 – until her un... »

Home Improvements That Pay Off

Home Improvements That Pay Off

by Andy Cook Your home is likely the single largest investment you’ll make in your lifetime. Over time, you will update and upgrade your home, sometimes out of necessity, sometimes out of desire to change with the times.  Certain home improvements yield great payoffs, providing increased comfort and enjoyment to those living in the house, boosting marketability and increas... »

Apollo Grill

Apollo Grill

by Cathy Kiley It’s hard for me to believe that Apollo Grill has been around for over 15 years. But, as the old saying goes, “Time flies when you’re having fun!” The Apollo is a cornerstone of downtown Bethlehem’s dining scene and, overseen by co-owners Dyanne & Rod Holt and Patty & Tucker Lyons, as well as Manager Rachael Griffith, it continues to garner acc... »

Chris Manley

Chris Manley

by Ann Wlazelek Allen High graduate Chris Manley nearly ditched his dream of making movies or TV shows while studying film at Temple University in Philadelphia. “I got the feeling that because I was in Philly, a career in film was kind of impossible. I almost changed my major to English to teach creative writing,” he said in a recent phone interview. “It seemed more sensib... »

ProJeCt of Easton

ProJeCt of Easton

by Liz Reph In the spring of 1968 America was in turmoil. Demonstrations protesting the war in Vietnam and the draft, that many believed unfairly targeted poor and minority people, were erupting throughout the nation, while racial tensions, already frayed from years of Civil Rights struggles, were becoming increasingly volatile. In April of 1968, this explosive atmosphere ... »

What’s Keeping First Time Homebuyers on the Fence?

What’s Keeping First Time Homebuyers on the Fence?

by Rick Koze With mortgage rates at very favorable levels and apartment rental rates rising, it is hard to understand why the first time homebuyer has not been a major player in the new home buying market.  This remains the only weak area of the home buying market both locally and nationally. And yet, it is one of the most important market segments of the homebuilding mark... »

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