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Local girl gets a special sweet 16 party

Local girl gets a special sweet 16 party

While the first few years of her life were uncertain, Sunday she celebrated her 16th birthday in Danielsville.

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Arson suspect yells at police to shoot him, gets tased instead

Wilson Borough Police say officers responded to a report of a vehicle fire around  8:55 p.m. Saturday.

Wheels of Time

Macungie car show rolls on through the weekend; The Fonz greets fans

The 38th annual Wheels of Time Rod and Custom Cars Jamboree continued Saturday night at the Macungie Memorial Park.

Constituents crowd Bethlehem church over redistricting reform

A standing-room only crowd of nearly 70 concerned citizens filled the auditorium of Bethlehem's Unitarian Universalist Church of the Lehigh Valley Friday evening for a brief video…

Trolley in Easton

Hitch a ride on the little red trolley in Easton

You may have seen a little red trolley that runs around Easton on the weekends.

Doctor s office vandalized

Doctor's office vandalized, spray-painted with 'Doctor Death'

Police are investigating vandalism at an Allentown doctor's office.

Zero Prostate Cancer run walk in Bethlehem

Zero Prostate Cancer Run/Walk in Bethlehem

Former WFMZ Reporter Catherine Hawley is helping to spearhead the event.

 

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Pets displaced by Louisiana floods find a home in Lehigh Valley

FOGLESVILLE, Pa.

Several dogs from flood ravaged Louisiana were transported to the Lehigh Valley on Friday night.

Orlando tragedy inspires snapshots of hope

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

It was a tragedy that targeted the LGBT community and shocked the nation.

Misconduct charges filed against Judge Tidd

HARRISBURG, Pa.

A former Lower Saucon Township, Northampton County, judge faces a laundry list of misconduct charges. 

Police say they caught woman flushing evidence

NORTHAMPTON, Pa.

The Northampton County Drug Task Force was serving a warrant on her Northampton home.

Police say grandma ODs while babysitting

EASTON, Pa.

The 7-year-old girl called her great-grandmother after her grandmother wouldn't respond.

Police: woman watches ex shoot arrow at her house

MOORE TWP., Pa.

The projectile hit a garage window about 12 feet from the front door.

Allentown man nabbed in second drug raid in 6 weeks

ALLENTOWN, Pa.,

Previously free on $75,000 bail, the 31-year-old is back in prison on another $100,000 bail.

Woman allegedly caught with an armful of tools, liquor

N. CATASAUQUA, Pa.

Witnesses said they saw the North Catty woman walking out of a garage carrying the stolen goods.

3 men charged in five-county burglary spree

State police linked break-ins that occurred in Northampton, Lehigh, Monroe, Berks and Schuylkill counties.

Northampton County DA announces drug forfeitures, seizures for 2015-2016

EASTON, Pa.

Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli announced the results of the Drug Forfeiture Program for the fiscal year, which ended June 30.

LVPC reviews letter to US Dept. of Transportation over proposed metro planning rule

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission (LVPC) Thursday reviewed nearly a dozen letters it plans on forwarding to the U.S. Dept. of Transportation as part of a 60-day public comment period ending Aug. 26 regarding the fed's proposal of implementing a new east coast nine states mega-region metropolitan planning organization which will serve in part to determine the current and future allocation of federal transportation dollars to the Lehigh Valley.

ASD restructures administration positions

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown School District Interim Superintendent Gary Cooper is beginning to place his stamp on the district.

Emmaus man's commitment to his craft has fishing fans hooked

EMMAUS, Pa.

A Lehigh County man has been hooked on a hobby for nearly 40 years and a lot of other people are hooked on what he can make for them including quite a few recognizable faces

NCC's 'Fab Lab' draws interest from the White House

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

A lab in Bethlehem that encourages people to create and invent their ideas is getting the White House's attention

Lehigh University welcomes the class of 2020

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

It was move in day for freshmen at Lehigh University in Bethlehem

Teachers and students prepare temporary Paxinosa Elementary School

EASTON, Pa.

A new school year, usually means students have to learn a new classroom and school but this year at Paxinosa Elementary school, everyone will be learning the new location, including the staff

Demonstration illustrates dangers of power lines

SOUTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

Smoke and flames are never a good thing when it comes to power lines, but that's exactly what PPL officials wanted to show first-responders with a new machine.

Child cancer awareness events announced

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

A Lehigh Valley charity is pairing food and drink with a side of fundraising and awareness.

Rite Aid returns to downtown Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Downtown Allentown is getting a new tenant, and it's a big boost for the area's "walk-ability."

Suspect appears in court with severed hand re-attached

NAZARETH, Pa.

The Northampton County man who had his hand severed during a home invasion in July appeared before a district judge Thursday for his arraignment with the hand reattached.

VP candidate Tim Kaine to visit Lehigh Valley

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, the Democrats' candidate for vice president, will be campaigning in Pennsylvania next week, and he'll be making a stop in the Lehigh Valley.

Lower Nazareth supervisors to hold hearing on ordinances for health care overlay district

LOWER NAZARETH TWP., Pa.

Lower Nazareth Township supervisors Wednesday night passed resolutions authorizing the advertisement of zoning amendment to allow a health care overlay district that would create one of the largest medical campuses in the Lehigh Valley.

Easton sets sights on Centre Square and Wood Avenue projects

EASTON, Pa.

City officials are looking for a $400,000 state grant to improve Centre Square and another $1.1 million in grants for improvements to the traffic nightmare on Wood Avenue.

Woman's cries for help alert police to alleged abuse

NAZARETH, Pa.

A neighbor walked to the Nazareth police station after hearing a woman screaming.

Man fights with police during arrest on 2012 charges

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The 57-year-old Allentown man allegedly left threatening messages with his insurance company.

Lehigh County Commissioners not enamored with proposed FHA changes

Lehigh County Commissioners on Wednesday night opposed a potential federal transportation funding change they say will hurt the region and specifically their county.

Bernie Sanders launches 'Our Revolution'

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders formally launched “Our Revolution” on Wednesday night hoping the momentum he built can spark a political revolution.

Two local children's centers announce merger

EASTON, Pa.

The Easton-based Spring Garden Children's Center has officially merged with Lehigh Valley Children's Centers

Community gathers in Allentown for Ukrainian flag raising

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A flag raising ceremony was held Wednesday morning at City Hall Plaza in Allentown

Mailer cause for concern among charter schools

A mailer has been getting a lot of attention in Bethlehem, and it has complicated "opening day" for a new charter school in Catasauqua, Lehigh County.

 


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