Sunday, July 24, 2016
     

“Welcome to Palmerton.”
“Welcome home.”

That was the message that prevailed Thursday night in the opening ceremony for The Moving Wall on display in the Palmerton Borough Park.

The hero’s welcome was one that was sadly missing when Vietnam soldiers came home.

Thursday, the message was one of healing and remembrance, with chaplains on hand to console relatives of those who died in Vietnam.

The effort to bring the memorial to town was led by Steve Vlossak, a Vietnam veteran who shared his heart-wrenching story about the heartbreak of losing his fellow...

“Welcome to Palmerton.”
“Welcome home.”

That was the message that prevailed Thursday night in the opening ceremony for The Moving Wall on display in the Palmerton Borough Park.

The hero’s welcome was one that was sadly missing when Vietnam soldiers came home.

Thursday, the message was one of healing and remembrance, with chaplains on hand to console relatives of those who died in Vietnam.

The effort to bring the memorial to town was led by Steve Vlossak, a Vietnam veteran who shared his heart-wrenching story about the heartbreak of losing his fellow...

“Brooklyn” is an enjoyable, uplifting and entertaining film that can be recommended for its wonderful screenplay and impressive performance by Saoirse Ronan (Oscar supporting actress nominee, “Atonement,” 2007) as Ellis, an Irish immigrant who immigrates in 1952 to Brooklyn, where she’s torn between a life with a new boyfriend and her old life back home.

Blues Traveler lands at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe at 8 p.m. July 29. After selling millions of records and logging thousands of miles on the road, Grammy award-winning band Blues Traveler continues to chart new musical directions as evident on their latest recording, “Blow Up The Moon.” A clever collaboration between various artists, “Blow Up the Moon” sees Blues Traveler keeping an open-minded perspective on making music and enlists an eclectic mix of songwriters influenced by the band’s remarkable 25-plus year career.