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Memorial Day events bring crowds to the area

Memorial Day events bring crowds to the area

Sunday, at Spring Valley Church in Berks County, worshippers thanked Mr. Merritt Pink for his service.

Pink is a decorated veteran with two purple hearts.  He served in both the…

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Barn fire in North Whitehall under investigation

Fire officials are investigating a large fire at a hay drying facility in North Whitehall Township, Lehigh County.

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Landmark Yocco's location closing in Allentown

69 News has learned the Yocco's location on Liberty Street in Allentown is closing its doors for good Sunday night.

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Practicing pool safety this Memorial Day

Experts are stressing the importance of pool safety this holiday weekend and all throughout the season.

Solar Impulse 2

Solar Impulse 2 impresses thousands in Lehigh County

It touched down in Lehigh County on Wednesday, but on Saturday thousands of people from all over the region had the once-in-a-lifetime chance to get up-close-and personal with…

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Crews respond to small fire at South Whitehall synagogue

Fire crews responded to Temple Beth El in South Whitehall Township, Lehigh County Sunday afternoon.

Bethlehem firefighter staffing issues Keleigh Gibbs

Bethlehem firefighters union raises staffing, safety concerns

A letter from the City of Bethlehem firefighters local union, issued Saturday, claims that the Bethlehem City Fire Department is not adequately staffed.

 

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Toddler seriously injured in car crash in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A two-year-old was seriously injured in a car crash Saturday morning.

Coroner identifies victim of fatal Hamilton Boulevard crash

SOUTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

The coroner's office has identified the man who died after a motorcycle accident in South Whitehall Township, Lehigh County.

Coroner IDs victim of Lehigh Township motorcycle crash

LEHIGH TWP., Pa.

The coroner was called to the scene of a motorcycle crash in Northampton County on Friday.

Solar Impulse 2 event at LVIA adds tickets after high demand

HANOVER TWP., Pa.

The Solar Impulse 2 plane touched down at Lehigh Valley International Airport earlier this week, and now you can see it up close.

Festa Italiana debuts in Bethlehem

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Bethlehem has an event for those looking to stay close to home this Memorial Day Weekend

The delicious tradition of Mayfair underway in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Mayfair at the Allentown Fairgrounds is expected to draw 25,000 to 30,000 over the weekend

Charges dropped for mom accused of letting kid's teeth rot

EASTON, Pa.

According to Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli, an endangering the welfare of a child charge against Jessica Hoffman, of Lehigh Township, has been dropped

Allentown man in custody in NYC exchange student slashing

NEW YORK

New York City police say two suspects are in custody in connection with the December slashing of a Chinese exchange student

Military get free admission to Crayola this weekend

EASTON, Pa.

This Memorial Day weekend, Crayola Experience is inviting active and retired military personnel to enjoy a free day of colorful fun through the family destination's "True Blue Heroes" program.

Alburtis students celebrate Memorial Day

ALBURTIS, Pa.

Students took time Friday to remember the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country.

Allentown seeks retail entrepreneurs

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown still is accepting applications for a Retail Mosaic program that offers access to downtown retail space, capital and professional support to prospective business owners.

Man charged in fatal stabbing of stepfather

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The coroner was called to the scene of a stabbing in Allentown on Thursday night, and now the victim's stepson has been charged.

Easton police arrest two on drug charges in Wilson

WILSON, Pa.

Two people were arrested on drug charges early Friday morning in Wilson.

Blues Brotherhood show highlights 5K Muskifest race

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Promoters say runners will be "all over the platz" after  the first Band on the Run Musikfest 5K begins at 10 a.m. Aug. 6.

Slate Belt man gets drunk, pulls out gun, police say

BANGOR, Pa.

He tells police his girlfriend hid the handgun weeks earlier; officer finds it on top of the fridge

Easton man picks fight at gas station, points gun

WILSON BOROUGH, Pa.

Police say he used his vehicle to block a man's car as he tried to leave a gas station

Accused Nazareth stalker allegedly points gun at woman's head

NAZARETH, Pa.

Police allege he posted threatening photos on Facebook, including him holding two guns

Grandmother arrested with grandson, drug pipes

PALMER TWP., Pa.

Authorities needed to break down the hotel room door to arrest the woman and recover the 6-month-old

Crash closes I-78 West in Northampton County

LOWER SAUCON TWP., Pa.

A tractor trailer collision closed the westbound lanes of Interstate 78 in Northampton County on Friday.

Man accused of trying to run over severalpolice officers

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

A man is accused of attempted homicide, after investigators say he tried to run over several police officers.

Police say Bethlehem Twp. man breaks in, beats ex

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

The 24-year-old allegedly told former girlfriend, 'I hope you die'

Alleged burglar caught creeping down the hallway

EASTON, Pa.

The Easton man was caught in the act when a teen in the home woke up and spotted him 

Allentown police arrest fugitive walking his dog

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Authorities find five handguns, nearly $5,000 in cash and 'several pounds' of pot in his apartment

2 killed in Washington Twp. shooting; ruled murder-suicide

WASHINGTON TWP., Pa.

The two men, who were killed in a shooting in Lehigh County Wednesday night, have been identified and the coroner has ruled the incident a murder-suicide. 

Allentown School Board passes 2016-17 proposed budget calling for no tax increase

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The Allentown School Board Thursday evening gave its stamp of approval for the 2016-17 proposed budget that calls for a no tax increase.

Lehigh Valley Planners Hear 2016 State of the Lehigh Valley’s Health Presentation

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The Lehigh Valley’s healthcare system is more than adequate to diagnose, treat, and care for the sick, but does little to prevent illness in the first place and offering community support, according to a recent community health needs assessment profile on the region from the Lehigh Valley Health Care Council.

Neighbors seek Salisbury's help in water fight with LVH

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP, Pa.

Two neighbors are asking Salisbury Township to help them win a water battle with Lehigh Valley Hospital.

A father's advice leads to a dream realized for both father and daughter

BREINIGSVILLE, Pa.

All good welders know how important a strong bond is. All good dads know it too

Crews rescue man from scaffolding in Palmer Township

PALMER TOWNSHIP, Pa.

According to fire officials, a male was prepping the tower to paint, when the scaffolding failed, becoming dislodged from the top of the tower

Baby bison joins the herd at Lehigh Valley Zoo

SCHNECKSVILLE, Pa.

A baby bison calf was born May 19 on the Trexler Nature Preserve

 


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  • Joan of Arc, painting

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    On this day: May 30

    Joan of Arc is burned at the stake, the Confederacy picks Richmond as its capital, the first Indy 500 is held, and the Lincoln Memorial is dedicated, all on this day.

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