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Motorcycle accident scene

Motorcycle operator injured in Lower Macungie crash

A motorcycle was involved in an accident about 5:50 p.m. Wednesday in Lower Macungie Township.

State trooper foils strong-armed robber

Off-duty state trooper breaks up robbery

A 15-year-old boy was arrested by Bethlehem police early Wednesday after police say he knocked down and attempted to rob a 36-year-old man who was walking home from work.

Hamilton Crossings sign

Lower Macungie files objections to TIF lawsuit

Lower Macungie Township has filed preliminary objections to a lawsuit that challenges the legality of the township approving a tax increment financing plan for the Hamilton Crossings shopping center.

Bordeaux Lofts developers sued for unfair housing

A federal lawsuit has been filed against developers of Bordeaux Lofts at the Vineyard at Wagner Farms, a 92-unit condominium project in Bethlehem Township, Northampton County.

Palmer Township supervisors

DA’s call for no 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.”

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.

Albright College campus

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Albright College grad returns as AmeriCorps volunteer

A recent Albright College graduate is giving back to her school by serving as an AmeriCorps volunteer.

Easton Area School Board meeting

Easton's Strong Foundations charter school rejected again

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.

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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.

UPS logo

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.

Garbage, recycling truck


Talkin' trash: garbage collection nights changing in Allentown

The city of Allentown has announced a number of changes to trash collection nights.


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  • Jimmy Hoffa file photo

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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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