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The Great Allentown Fair overflowing baskets of donated food

New twist to old fair brings in harvest for food bank

Allentown fairgoers experienced a new twist to the 162nd Great Allentown Fair on Tuesday night.

Bethlehem City Council members discuss Bethlehem Rail plans

Bethlehem City Council community development committee gives nod to Lehigh Valley Railway

Bethlehem City Council Community Development Committee members Wednesday evening unanimously passed a motion to recommend to city council to enact legislation for the creation of a railway authority in the Lehigh Valley.

Red Cross promotes international services program

American Red Cross helping to locate loved ones in Ukraine

With the crisis in Eastern Europe raging on, the American Red Cross has activated  its family tracing services for missing loved ones in relation to the recent crisis in Ukraine.

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Monroe County man knocked down pregnant girlfriend

A 23-year-old Monroe County man faces assault charges for knocking his pregnant girlfriend to the ground and then repeatedly punching her 16-year-old son in the face.

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State police investigating rape in Monroe County

State police are investigating the rape of a 22-year-old woman, which occurred Sunday night at the West End Fair in Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County.

Why is the new PPL arena booking so many older music acts

Public invited to PPL Center Open House & Arts Park Celebration

If you've wanted to take a look inside the PPL Center for free, you'll soon get your chance.

Crime scene at Roosevelt Park

Basketball game leads to shooting, stabbing in South Allentown park

 A basketball game at an Allentown park turned violent Tuesday night.

Local group is turning hotel into home for homeless veterans

Local group turning hotel into home for homeless veterans

A local group is working to help homeless veterans get off the streets.

Palmer Twp. supervisors review stormdrain plans with residents

Palmer Supervisors and residents review options on stormdrain flooding woes

Residents brainstormed solutions to alleviate flooding problems in their Northampton County community.

Pastor Phillip Davis speaking to the Easton Area School Board

Easton needs more black educators, pastor says

Easton needs more black educators, the pastor of a city church told the Easton Area School Board Tuesday night.

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Divide between district and teachers widens in Saucon Valley

When you get down to it, the Saucon Valley Education Association and the school district have a serious breakdown in communication.

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Parkland reaches 2-yr deal with teachers

The Parkland School board reached a two-year agreement with its teachers union just before the first day of school.


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    On this day: August 28

    Pepsi and UPS are born, Emmett Till is murdered, Martin Luther King Jr. shares his dream, and Prince Charles and Princess Diana divorce, all on this day.

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