Before Dick Cown passed away in February 2015, he shared with us how he researched and wrote "Papa Raker's Dream," a history of Good Shepherd's first 80 years that was published in 1988. We thought... read more
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
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
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
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.
My father Tom was always a man who was... read more
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
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