Shelter in place issued in Barrett and Price Townships

Shelter in place issued for Barrett and Price Townships

Pennsylvania State Police are asking all residents of Barrett and Price Townships to shelter in place immediately.

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Males tried to get middle school student into vehicle

Lower Saucon Township Police are investigating a report that three unknown males tried to get a Saucon Valley Middle School student into their car as she was walking home from school Thursday afternoon.

Proposed sports fields in Lower Macungie Twp.'s Quarry Park

Synthetic athletic fields proposed for Lower Macungie park

A $2.7-million proposal to install two synthetic athletic fields with lighting in Lower Macungie’s Quarry Park was presented to township commissioners Thursday night.

ASD unions slam administration over listless contract talks

It wouldn't be an Allentown School District Board of Directors meeting if at least one person wasn't miffed about something.

Forks Twp. board of supervisors meeting

Forks dealing with maintenance building headaches

Forks Township officials call the township's new maintenance building "the gift that keeps on giving."

Northampton Borough council meeting

Northampton to move forward with grant for portable restroom facility

By next year, the Borough of Northampton should own a portable restroom facility.

Northampton County council meeting

Northampton County workers protest hikes in healthcare costs

Nearly 200 county workers jammed Northampton County Council’s Thursday night meeting to protest hikes in their medical healthcare benefits proposed by County Executive John Brown.

LVHN to offer free flu shots to the public

The Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) will administer free seasonal flu vaccinations  during two drive-through community sessions in November.

Bethlehem City Council's Public Safety Committee Meeting

Musikfest 2014 shootings overblown by media, city officials say

Bethlehem City officials agreed Thursday evening Musikfest is "a very safe festival and will continue to be so" despite three shooting incidents and 41 arrests.

Allentown City Council

Allentown council hires 4 cops, advances "Andre Reed Park"

Allentown City Council approved hiring four more police officers Wednesday night and advanced a proposal to rename an East Side park for pro football Hall of Famer Andre Reed.

Man upset over stolen pocketknife prompts police standoff

Timothy Snyder enters guilty plea in June standoff

Timothy Snyder of Northampton has entered a negotiated guilty plea in Northampton County County on charges that he caused a standoff with police in June.

Lehigh University

Lehigh University's entrepreneurship program honored

Accolades continue to pour in to Lehigh University for its outstanding program in entrepreneurial education.

Wehr's Dam at Covered Bridge Park, South Whitehall Twp.

South Whitehall Township

Wehr's Dam supporters seek answers from South Whitehall Twp.

Proponents of saving Wehr's Dam said the administration of South Whitehall Township is darn slow when it comes to determining the dam's future.


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