Fiery crash in Lower Towamensing

Four dead after fiery crash in Lower Towamensing

Police and fire are responding to a fatal  crash in Lower Towamensing Township Friday night.

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Israeli educators visit a pair of local schools

Israeli educators visit a pair of local schools

For the past 12 years, the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley has brought teachers from almost 6,000 miles away to Allentown schools to learn and share ways to make schools better for kids.

Lehigh Valley Health Network hosts non-aloholic drink event

Lehigh Valley Health Network hosts non-aloholic drink event

The Lehigh Valley Health Network is serving up a big glass of holiday cheer, sans spirits!

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PSU committee OKs proposal to acquire St. Joseph health network

A Penn State University proposal to acquire the Berks County-based St. Joseph Regional Health Network took another step forward Friday.

Health Beat: Young cataracts

Age-related cataracts, cloudiness in the lens of one or both eyes, affect more than 22 million Americans. It's no longer a condition that is limited to seniors; younger people are developing cataracts, and many are electing to fix them at an earlier age.

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School apologizes for taking away blind boy's cane

A school in Missouri is apologizing after taking away a blind boy's cane as punishment and replacing it with a foam pool noodle.

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Hopkins sends acceptance to rejected students

"Embrace the YES!" said the subject line.

Uh, no.

The Washington Post reported that almost 300 students who had been rejected by Johns Hopkins University received a joyous shock over the weekend when the prestigious Baltimore school sent them emails te...

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Police investigating sexual video at middle school

Police said they're investigating the report of a sexually explicit video involving juveniles circulating among classmates at a middle school in Bucks County.

ASD Superintendent Russ Mayo

Administrator who filed lawsuit against district resigns from his job

Allentown School District administrator Jose Rosado Sr., who has filed a federal lawsuit against the district, Superintendent C Russell Mayo and COO David Wildonger, resigned his position as director of alternative education.

Allentown elementary students perform for Christmas shoppers

Allentown elementary students perform for Christmas shoppers

The pupils became performers at the Lehigh Valley Mall in Lehigh County on Thursday.

Health Beat: Posture shirt

Eighty percent of Americans will suffer from back pain at some point in their lives, according to medical experts. Back pain costs more than $7 billion a year in lost productivity. People will do just about anything to relieve it. Here's a solution that doesn't involve drugs or surgery.

Police will be able to carry naloxone to use on addicts

Police departments across the state will soon be able to carry and use a drug to help combat drug overdoses.


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