Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Weaving Silken Dreams…Here in Allentown

May 26, 2010 by  
Filed under Life, Women

I’m in the process of writing my first column for the Morning Call in almost a year. The topic will be the stress our military is under due to so many multiple deployments and how the new Veteran’s Sanctuary, opening this fall in Allentown, is a much needed resource. The story will appear on Memorial […]

My Reliable Sources: City Appears To Be On Verge of Act 47

April 6, 2010 by  
Filed under News, Politics

A breaking news alert from The Morning Call has just confirmed what this blog reported over 24 hours ago, that the city of Allentown is headed for an Act 47 filing. (Not that Perspectives was given any credit in the paper for breaking this story, but the readers know where they heard it first.) In […]

The Handling of Other People’s Money

April 4, 2010 by  
Filed under News

In all the years I’ve been writing and blogging, I’ve run very few ‘blind items’. I don’t do it because there’s so much good stuff to write about that I can openly source that I don’t have to resort to “unnamed officials” who spoke on the condition of anonymity.  But this is not one of […]

ACLU Comes to Allentown

March 9, 2010 by  
Filed under News, Politics

One of my favorite “veg out” movies is "American President". Michael Douglas is President Andrew Shepherd, the leader of the free world, who has lost his ideals in the political morass that is Washington. He’s under pressure from a conservative challenger in the upcoming election, and when the Pres finally regains his bearings, he delivers […]

Stiff Competition: Queen City to Google City

March 4, 2010 by  
Filed under News, Politics

According to a story on Mashable, the online social media guide and clearing house for all things internet, the competition for the Google High-speed Fiber Optics Network, is really heating up. Cities from around the country are mounting very public campaigns, including Topeka, Kansas, who temporarily changed their name to Google, Kansas…the capital city of […]

Spinning the Google Wheel of Fortune

March 3, 2010 by  
Filed under News, Politics

The last time I visited the Sand’s Casino, I took a good look around: You could tell some people were simply out for an evening’s entertainment, but others looked down on their luck and desperate. If they could just hit the jackpot…their life would change. Allentown has a chance to hit the technology jackpot. The […]