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Lafayette beats Lehigh

Lafayette pounds Lehigh in 150th meeting, 27-7

Ross Scheuerman ran for a school-record 304 yards and scored three touchdowns on Saturday at Yankee Stadium, leading Lafayette past Lehigh 27-7 in the 150th edition of the most-played rivalry in college football.

Fans react to historic match-up

Lafayette, Lehigh fans react to historic game

Hundreds of fans from both schools packed buses early in the morning and headed to the game in New York. Dozens of others held watch parties throughout the state.

Ugly tree to be replaced

Reading parting ways with 'ugly' Christmas tree

After complaints from angry Reading residents, officials say the city's Christmas tree will come down.

Balloon release

Balloon release marks one-year since Holly Grim's disappearance

Balloons in Lower Macungie Township were released after a year of searching for 42-year-old Holly Grim. Saturday, Holly's mother, Jeanette Grim, was joined by neighbors and friends to re-energize the search and spread awareness of her daughter's disappearance.

Animal shelter seeks food donations

Lehigh County animal shelter in dire need of food donations

Officials at the Lehigh County Humane Society are asking residents to help them meet an increased demand for pet food donations this holiday season.

Lehigh Valley Hospital Cedar Crest-- Children's ER, Jaindl pavilion

Construction worker struck by vehicle on turnpike

A construction worker was struck by a vehicle on the turnpike in Franklin Township, Chester County around 11:30 a.m. Saturday.

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Suspect arraigned morning after stabbing incident

Allentown Police have taken a suspect into custody after a stabbing Friday night.

WWII vet shoots wife kills self Allentown police say

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WWII vet shoots wife, kills self, Allentown police say

A man who police said wanted to end his wife's suffering, shot her and then turned the gun on himself Friday morning.

Reading holiday parade

Reading holiday parade

Reading's annual holiday parade was held Saturday.

Make your Thanksgiving side dishes a hit

Chef Fred Duerr shows the Sunrise crew a new twist on Thanksgiving side dishes

The chef from the Rising Sun Inn shows the Sunrise crew how to make your Turkey Day side dishes a hit.

History's Headlines: Sigal Museum features gowns of the past

The guest curator of the new Eras of Elegance 1750-1920s fashion exhibit at the Sigal Museum in Easton admits she did not know what she would find when she signed on for the job.

Marion Barry

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Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dead at 78

Former Washington Mayor Marion Barry is dead, a hospital spokeswoman said early Sunday. He was 78.

Barry was elected four times as the city's chief executive and was a council member for Washington's 8th ward at the time of his death.

His death was dis...

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    Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dead at 78

    Former Washington Mayor Marion Barry is dead, a hospital spokeswoman said early Sunday. He was 78.

    Barry was elected four times as the city's chief executive and was a council member for Washington's 8th ward at the time of his death.

    His death was dis...

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  • History's Headlines: Sigal Museum features gowns of the past

    The guest curator of the new Eras of Elegance 1750-1920s fashion exhibit at the Sigal Museum in Easton admits she did not know what she would find when she signed on for the job.

  • History's Headlines; Trexler Game Preserve gets its herd

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    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

  • History's Headlines: Buddy can you spare a dime?

    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.

  • History's Headlines: Easton's Herman Simon Mansion

    Easton s Herman Simon Mansion

    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.

 

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Reading parting ways with 'ugly' Christmas tree

Ugly tree to be replaced
READING, Pa.

After complaints from angry Reading residents, officials say the city's Christmas tree will come down.

State police seek missing Palmerton teen

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PALMERTON, Pa.

Pennsylvania state police are looking for a 15-year-old Palmerton boy who was reported missing  late Thursday night.

Education fund set up for crash victim's young sons

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TOPTON, Pa.

Anyone wishing to pay tribute to one of the two people killed in the pileup on Route 222 in Berks County this week is being asked to do so by helping her two children.

Firearms training range sparking outcry from nearby residents

Reading police shooting range

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CUMRU TWP., Pa.

A shooting range used to train Reading police officers is sparking controversy among residents in Cumru Township.

Earl added to municipalities quarantined for spotted lanternfly

Spotted lanternfly
HARRISBURG, Pa.

A state quarantine imposed following the discovery of the spotted lanternfly -- an invasive insect that is new to the United States -- has once again been expanded in Berks County.

Allentown's Lehigh Parkway lighting up for holidays

Allentown's Lights in the Parkway

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ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown's Lights in the Parkway opens for its 19th season at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 28 -- the day after Thanksgiving --  in Lehigh Parkway.

Allentown police seek pizza shop robber

Allentown robbery suspect
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown police are seeking a robber who got an undetermined amount of cash early Thursday afternoon in a city pizza shop.

Easton police investigate shots fired Friday morning

EASTON, Pa.

Easton police are asking for the public's help as they investigate shots fired in the city late Friday morning.

 

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Suicidal teen reported missing

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Police in Berks County are asking the public's help to find a teen who may want to harm himself.

Police looking for missing Allentown woman

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Allentown police say they are looking for a woman who has been missing since April.

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