Inspiring Stories

All in the Family

Every family has its own inherited treasures. For some, it can be the simplest of things: a glass vase, as filled with memories as it is with flowers, or it can be the weighty responsibility of... read more

A Worthy Cause - By Susan Linski

In December 2011, Susan Linski, owner of Susan Bella Jewelry in Allentown, donated a portion of her store's sales from a designated week, to the Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital Pediatric... read more

A Field Trip to Remember - By Ernesto Perez

My name is Ernesto Perez and I’m 11 years old.  I’m a fifth grader at Roosevelt Elementary School in Allentown. On November 13th, I went on a field trip to visit Good Shepherd’s Health and... read more

A Hero Among Us - By Frank Hyland

On Friday, November 16, 2012, Good Shepherd marked the 10th anniversary of the passing of The Rev. Dr. Conrad Raker, who served as administrator for 39 years, with a memorial service at the Conrad... read more

A Daughter's Story

Kim Schaeffer recalls what it was like to watch her father in a life and death struggle with a devastating illness that came out of the blue. September 2012 My father Tom was always a man who was... read more

My Second Chance For Life - By Tony Giglio

May 2012 I'll never forget November 24, 2004. I was 16 years old, driving to Emmaus High School when an 18-wheel tractor-trailer T-boned my car. It was horrifying. My head hit the window frame,... read more

My Day With Betty White - By Ginger Novak

I am a member of the Betty White Fan Club and a huge fan of Betty's. When I found out that Betty was coming to Philadelphia on March 17, 2012, I thought that since Allentown was so close, it might... read more