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Palmer Township supervisors

DA’s call for no driver’s licenses for “illegal aliens” gets little attention in Palmer

Palmer Township officials heard a plea Tuesday night not to endorse the idea of giving driver’s licenses or any kind of ID cards to “illegal aliens.”

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Road closure in Whitehall Township

Motorists traveling through a busy Lehigh County area will have to change course while a road is under construction.

Monocacy Park, Bethlehem

Updating Bethlehem park rules is a work in progress

Regulations for city parks are only as good as the enforcement that backs them up, and Bethlehem officials are reviewing rules for local parks.

Easton Area School Board meeting

Easton's Strong Foundations charter school rejected for second time

For the second time in four months, the Easton Area School Board has said no to the idea of a charter school opening within the school district.

Cancer-fighter bikes with dogs to spread message of hope

Cancer-fighter bikes with dogs to spread message of hope

A man passing through the Lehigh Valley is hoping to spread a message of hope and encouragement.


State Theatre seeks Freddy Award evaluators

Operators of Easton's State Theatre are seeking qualified evaluators to help determine winners of its Freddy Awards for excellence in high school musical productions.

New trend Fake cops pulling people over

Police warn about cop impersonators and how to detect them

Local police say they're seeing a disturbing trend this summer: fake cops pulling people over.

Northampton County 6 year-old boy creates app

Northampton County 6 year-old creates app

A Northampton County boy's imagination is taking him on quite a journey.

Crayola Experience at Florida Mall in Orlando

Crayola to color outside state lines, open 'experience' in Orlando

One of our region's most well-known companies is making plans to color outside state lines.

Workers sickened by unknown chemical in Northampton

Chemical scare prompts tips for safe recycling

A chemical scare at a plant in Northampton County has prompted a waste management facility to remind everyone about the do's and don'ts of recycling.

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Daniel Devitt of Palmerton waives theft hearing

Daniel Devitt, the UPS worker accused of stealing thousands of dollars worth of merchandise from the company, waived his right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday.

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Garden of marijuana sends Allentown man to court

A 48-year-old Allentown man will be going to court on charges that he had a thriving marijuana garden in his backyard.


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    On this day: July 30

    Henry Ford is born, the host nation captures the very first World Cup, the USS Indianapolis sinks into shark-infested waters, and Hoffa goes missing, all on this day.

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