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"Fuzzy Visitors" bring smiles to children at Lehigh Valley Hospital

Out of the goodness of their hearts, a handful mascots spent their time at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown.

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Bear jumps fence, steals goat in Lower Saucon Township

Police in Lower Saucon Township say a black bear jumped a man's backyard fence and stole one of his goats Thursday night.

Fatal motorcycle crash

Motorcycle accident in Upper Macungie Township turns fatal

One man has died following an accident that happened in Upper Macungie Township Friday evening.

EAHS dedicates Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Easton Area High School dedicates Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Saturday, dozens of Vietnam War veterans, as well as hundreds more, came to witness as Easton Area High School dedicated the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

Easton West Ward crime task force

Easton's mayor assembles West Ward task force to combat crime

The mayor of Easton is launching a new program to turn the West Ward around.

Esteemed high school marching band holds preview performance

Esteemed high school marching band holds preview performance

Hundreds of parents and supporters came out to watch the annual Liberty High School Grenadier Band event

The Great Allentown Fair set for year 163

The Great Allentown Fair set for 163rd edition

If agriculture is the root of the Great Allentown Fair, the music is its calling card

 

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Whitehall police looking for three men after armed home invasion

WHITEHALL, Pa.

The incident happened just before midnight Thursday in the 200 block of Virginia Avenue

Five arrested on drug charges in Coopersburg

COOPERSBURG, Pa.

Five people have been charged in an investigation into drug activity in Coopersburg, including  at the Executive Inn motel along Route 309 in the borough.

Former NBA star Darryl Dawkins' family says he died of heart attack

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Darryl Dawkins, known for his thunderous dunks and flamboyant nickname, has died.

Corderro Cody indicted for illegal sex trafficking

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A federal grand jury has indicted Corderro Cody for operating an illegal sex trafficking operation in and around Allentown, Reading and other locations.

Salisbury police soon will save more overdose victims

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP, Pa.

Salisbury Township police soon will be better equipped to save lives of people who overdose on heroin and other opiate drugs.


Police say dad takes son on prostitute run

BETHLEHEM TWP., Pa.

Police say a Bethlehem man delivered a prostitute to an undercover officer, while his young son sat in the backseat of the car.

Salvation Army preps students for the new school year

EASTON, Pa.

The Salvation Army locations in Allentown and Easton held back-to-school carnivals Friday.

Police: missing teen out for a joyride

UPPER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa.

An Upper Macungie Township teenager, thought to be missing, was just out for a drive.

Lower Saucon planners postpone action on landfill

LOWER SAUCON TWP., Pa.

The Lower Saucon Township Planning Commission took no action Thursday on the proposed realignment plan for the southeastern portion of the IESI Bethlehem landfill located just outside of Steel City in the township.

ASD considers funding Mosser Village Family Center

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The Allentown School District is considering helping a financially-strapped family center.

Lehigh County takes step to replace long-closed bridge

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The closure of a small bridge has been giving some Lehigh County residents big headaches for more than a year.


Business owners gather to discuss Allentown's future

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Organizers said they were hoping to develop practical ideas that could help put Allentown on the map and keep the "Allentown brand" alive

Building 21 ready for the first day of school in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

In just a little over a week students will fill the halls of Allentown's newest high school

Allentown man has donated 100 gallons of blood

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Ronald Paff achieved a historic, life saving milestone Thursday

More than 19 acres burn in Lehigh County as part of controlled burn

LOWHILL TOWNSHIP, Pa.

More than 19 acres of state game lands burned in Lowhill Township

New trail aims to heighten senses in Northampton County

BUSHKILL TOWNSHIP, Pa.

The new Equine Sensory Trail is on the grounds of Equi-librium, in Bushkill Township

St. Luke's Hospital continues work on Freemansburg Avenue

BETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP, Pa.

Hospital representatives said the road had to be widened to allow continued growth at the Anderson Campus

Woman chases purse snatcher in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A young purse snatcher failed to make a clean getaway when his victim chased him and fought back in Allentown Wednesday evening.

Man critical after being hit with his vehicle

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

An unidentified man is hospitalized  in critical condition after being hit by his own vehicle, which was being operated by a juvenile family member Wednesday night in Allentown.

Saucon Valley teachers union set for contract vote

LOWER SAUCON TWP., Pa.

The Saucon Valley Education Association is scheduled to vote Thursday on an arbitrated contract offer.

Allentown School District to unveil new high school

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The Allentown School District is set to officially dedicate the district's third and newest high school.

Allentown Fair opens Liberty Street box office

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The Great Allentown Fair has opened its satellite box office in preparations for the fair's opening next week.

Shania Twain celebrates birthday with ticket promotion

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

In honor of her 50th birthday, country singer Shania Twain will offer special ticket prices for her upcoming Allentown performance.

Leases going fast at Easton Public Market

EASTON, Pa

Easton's version of Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia is scheduled to open in November, Mayor Sal Panto Jr. told city council Wednesday night.

County commissioners move toward Cedarbrook decision

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Lehigh County commissioners are moving toward making a firm decision about the future of Cedarbrook.

County commissioners begin reviewing anti-pay-to-play

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Lehigh County commissioners reviewed the outline of a proposed anti-pay-to-play ordinance during a meeting of their administrative committee early Wednesday evening.

Vietnam memorial set for unveiling at Easton Area High School

EASTON, Pa.

The grass is being mowed and workers are putting the finishing touches on a Vietnam memorial four years in the making

Michael Ballard to be executed in October

A notice of execution was signed Wednesday for Michael Ballard

Cats rescued after being left in Allentown dumpster

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Two kittens are on the mend following a near-death experience inside a garbage dumpster

Dad charged for leaving sons in car while he worked

UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP, Pa.

Thirty-six-year-old Jamie Darnell Myers of Bethlehem has been charged for leaving his two young children in a hot car for three hours when temperatures were in the mid-90s last week.

 
 
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