Trexler Nature Preserve, aka Trexler Game Preserve, is one of the glories of the Lehigh Valley. Walking there on any given weekend afternoon, you can see many visitors walking the paths and enjoying the zoo
Upon its opening, currently slated for this January, the new 180 room Renaissance Hotel in downtown Allentown will be as up to date as any hostelry in the country. But the guests who enter it will do so through the doors of a building that first opened when Calvin Coolidge was president.
Easton’s Third Street Alliance for Women and Children at 41 N. Third St. has been around since 1909. In its beginnings, as what its website calls a “grassroots YWCA,” it aided immigrants and female factory workers.
It was 1908 and a fellow named Tell Taylor had an idea for a sentimental love song about a boy, a girl and a mill stream where they met. It evoked for many in a rapidly industrializing America a simpler time of quiet and innocence.