Archive for November, 2010

  • Thousands of years ago, glacial seas cover the Lehigh Valley, infusing the land with minerals, nutrients and life forms. The water these glaciers left behind slowly carved out our land, […]

    The Water We Share

    Thousands of years ago, glacial seas cover the Lehigh Valley, infusing the land with minerals, nutrients and life forms. The water these glaciers left behind slowly carved out our land, […]

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  • * Born: 22 July 1898 * Birthplace: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania * Died: 13 March 1943 * Best Known As: He wrote “The Devil And Daniel Webster” Stephen Vincent Benét was an […]

    Stephen Vincent Benét

    * Born: 22 July 1898 * Birthplace: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania * Died: 13 March 1943 * Best Known As: He wrote “The Devil And Daniel Webster” Stephen Vincent Benét was an […]

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  • Hollywood  on Hamilton: Remembering Hess’s takes a rare look into the much-loved Allentown shopping place. Hess’s Segment One         Lesson Plan Segment One Hess’s Segment Two   […]

    Hollywood on Hamilton: Remembering Hess’s

    Hollywood  on Hamilton: Remembering Hess’s takes a rare look into the much-loved Allentown shopping place. Hess’s Segment One         Lesson Plan Segment One Hess’s Segment Two   […]

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  • The Keystone State has been home to 400 amusement parks  –some say that’s more than any other state.   A Carousel of Memories reminisces on six eastern Pennsylvania parks that created […]

    Carousel of Memories

    The Keystone State has been home to 400 amusement parks  –some say that’s more than any other state.   A Carousel of Memories reminisces on six eastern Pennsylvania parks that created […]

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  • It’s a legacy of courage and caregivers. The Raker Legacy: The Good Shepherd Story shows how persevering spirits and relentless encouragement work wonders. The Good Shepherd Story also illustrates how […]

    The Raker Legacy: The Good Shepherd Story

    It’s a legacy of courage and caregivers. The Raker Legacy: The Good Shepherd Story shows how persevering spirits and relentless encouragement work wonders. The Good Shepherd Story also illustrates how […]

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  • PBS39 reveals Harry C. Trexler’s life and legacy. There are many reasons for today’s generation to care about this figure of the past. The General helped set aside about 20 […]

    Legacy of Harry C. Trexler

    PBS39 reveals Harry C. Trexler’s life and legacy. There are many reasons for today’s generation to care about this figure of the past. The General helped set aside about 20 […]

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  •   Entrepreneurship, integrity and compassion… these three words describe Leonard Pool. His entrepreneurial instincts helped him form Air Products, an industrial gas equipment company, in 1940. His revolutionary idea of […]

    Leonard Pool

      Entrepreneurship, integrity and compassion… these three words describe Leonard Pool. His entrepreneurial instincts helped him form Air Products, an industrial gas equipment company, in 1940. His revolutionary idea of […]

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  • Do you remember the Good Ole’ Days in Easton? Remember taking the trolley downtown? Did you check out produce at the nation’s oldest farmers market? Or remember when you didn’t […]

    Communities: Easton

    Do you remember the Good Ole’ Days in Easton? Remember taking the trolley downtown? Did you check out produce at the nation’s oldest farmers market? Or remember when you didn’t […]

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  • In 1762, one of the wealthiest men in Pennsylvania, William Allen, laid out the boundaries for Allentown.  What began as a summer retreat transformed into a prosperous city.  This community […]

    Communities: Allentown

    In 1762, one of the wealthiest men in Pennsylvania, William Allen, laid out the boundaries for Allentown.  What began as a summer retreat transformed into a prosperous city.  This community […]

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  • Walter Helsinky left Bethlehem at age nineteen bound for the enemy-infested jungles of New Guinea. Jack Durkin of Warminster had a room with a view as a ball gunner in […]

    WWII: Pennsylvania’s Patriots

    Walter Helsinky left Bethlehem at age nineteen bound for the enemy-infested jungles of New Guinea. Jack Durkin of Warminster had a room with a view as a ball gunner in […]

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