Easton’s Prohibition Era Scene

Unidentified image of officials ordering pouring of illegal alcohol down a city drain (probably NYC). When the Madison Square Garden barkers in New York City shouted, “Going to Easton,” in the 1920s and 30s, customers knew what to anticipate: “a night of illegal booze, gambling, and professional female company.”  People piled into buses [...]

Island Park: Bygone Pleasure Ground

Bob Pasquini, former Locktender at the National Canal Museum, has a secret passion:  collecting facts and photos about Island Park, a 19th century 100-acre amusement center on an island in the middle of the Lehigh River, between Williams Township and Palmer Township. There really was a park with ferris wheel and many other entertainments. Bob [...]

Lehigh Valley Fall Guide 2016

Spectacular foliage, delicious fresh food, family outdoor fun and so much more bring Lehigh Valley to life this fall. With so much to do, bookmark this guide to make sure you don’t miss out on any of the fun! Spectacular foliage, delicious fresh food, family outdoor fun and so much more bring Lehigh Valley to [...]

Williams Township Memorial Observance May 29th

Williams Township residents will hold a Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony on Sunday, May 29, at 6 p.m. to honor fallen heroes, living veterans, and service persons on active duty. The sunset ceremony will be held at the Williams Twp. Municipal Building, 655 Cider Press Rd. in Williams Township.  David Heintzelman of Hellertown will deliver the [...]

Williams Township and the Civil War

“Williams Township and the Civil War,” will be presented on April 3, 3 pm, at the Spring meeting of the Williams Township Historical Society at St. John’s Church of Morgan Hill, 2720 Morgan Hill Rd., Easton. Kathy and Neil Coddington, veteran Civil War reenactors, will present a program that includes other members of the 153rd [...]

Williams Township Memorial Observance

Williams Township residents will hold a Memorial Day Ceremony on Sunday, May 24, at 6 p.m. to honor fallen heroes, living veterans, and service persons on active duty. The sunset ceremony will be held at the Veterans Memorial on the Williams Twp. Municipal campus, 655 Cider Press Rd. in Williams Township. The Honorable Edward G. [...]

The Swain School announces summer programming for kids

The Swain School, 1100 S. 24th St., Allentown, has announced its new Summer at Swain program, offering a variety of half-day and whole-day programs during the month of July. Through March 27, early registration discounts are available. The program includes four weeks of camp sessions for all children entering preschool through grade 9 in Fall [...]

Revised 2015 Happening List Results Release Schedule

With the record-breaking voting period having closed on February 28th, the Happenings Media team is now hard-at-work auditing the results to deliver your 2015 Lehigh Valley Happening List Winners & Finalists!  Due to an unprecedented number of votes in this year's competition, the audit is taking longer than expected. Obviously, this is not ideal given the results schedule was previously published, [...]

Joan Osborne Concert at Musikfest Cafe Rescheduled

Plus Other Events Postponed or Cancelled! Tonight’s Joan Osborne Musikfest Café Show Postponed Until April 9 Due to Snow Due to the inclement weather, the Joan Osborne Musikfest Café performance scheduled for this evening has been postponed until April 9. Tickets for tonight’s performance will be honored at the April 9 date. Tickets may also [...]