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Community reacts to the passing of Darryl Dawkins

Former NBA star Darryl Dawkins' family says he died of heart attack

Darryl Dawkins, known for his thunderous dunks and flamboyant nickname, has died.

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Salisbury police soon will save more overdose victims

Salisbury Township police soon will be better equipped to save lives of people who overdose on heroin and other opiate drugs.


Lower Saucon planners postpone action on landfill

The Lower Saucon Township Planning Commission took no action Thursday on the proposed realignment plan for the southeastern portion of the IESI Bethlehem landfill located just…

Building 21 school in Allentown will be mostly Hispanic

ASD considers funding Mosser Village Family Center

The Allentown School District is considering helping a financially-strapped family center.

Lehigh County takes step to replace long-closed bridge

The closure of a small bridge has been giving some Lehigh County residents big headaches for more than a year.


Business owners gather to discuss Allentown s future

Business owners gather to discuss Allentown's future

Organizers said they were hoping to develop practical ideas that could help put Allentown on the map and keep the "Allentown brand" alive

Building 21 ready for the first day of school in Allentown

Building 21 ready for the first day of school in Allentown

In just a little over a week students will fill the halls of Allentown's newest high school

 

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Allentown man has donated 100 gallons of blood

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Ronald Paff achieved a historic, life saving milestone Thursday

More than 19 acres burn in Lehigh County as part of controlled burn

LOWHILL TOWNSHIP, Pa.

More than 19 acres of state game lands burned in Lowhill Township

New trail aims to heighten senses in Northampton County

BUSHKILL TOWNSHIP, Pa.

The new Equine Sensory Trail is on the grounds of Equi-librium, in Bushkill Township

Corderro Cody indicated for illegal sex trafficking

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A federal grand jury has indicted Corderro Cody for operating an illegal sex trafficking operation in and around Allentown, Reading and other locations.

St. Luke's Hospital continues work on Freemansburg Avenue

BETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP, Pa.

Hospital representatives said the road had to be widened to allow continued growth at the Anderson Campus

Woman chases purse snatcher in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A young purse snatcher failed to make a clean getaway when his victim chased him and fought back in Allentown Wednesday evening.

Man critical after being hit with his vehicle

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

An unidentified man is hospitalized  in critical condition after being hit by his own vehicle, which was being operated by a juvenile family member Wednesday night in Allentown.

Saucon Valley teachers union set for contract vote

LOWER SAUCON TWP., Pa.

The Saucon Valley Education Association is scheduled to vote Thursday on an arbitrated contract offer.

Allentown School District to unveil new high school

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The Allentown School District is set to officially dedicate the district's third and newest high school.

Allentown Fair opens Liberty Street box office

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The Great Allentown Fair has opened its satellite box office in preparations for the fair's opening next week.

Shania Twain celebrates birthday with ticket promotion

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

In honor of her 50th birthday, country singer Shania Twain will offer special ticket prices for her upcoming Allentown performance.

Leases going fast at Easton Public Market

EASTON, Pa

Easton's version of Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia is scheduled to open in November, Mayor Sal Panto Jr. told city council Wednesday night.

County commissioners move toward Cedarbrook decision

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Lehigh County commissioners are moving toward making a firm decision about the future of Cedarbrook.

County commissioners begin reviewing anti-pay-to-play

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Lehigh County commissioners reviewed the outline of a proposed anti-pay-to-play ordinance during a meeting of their administrative committee early Wednesday evening.

Vietnam memorial set for unveiling at Easton Area High School

EASTON, Pa.

The grass is being mowed and workers are putting the finishing touches on a Vietnam memorial four years in the making

Michael Ballard to be executed in October

A notice of execution was signed Wednesday for Michael Ballard

Cats rescued after being left in Allentown dumpster

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Two kittens are on the mend following a near-death experience inside a garbage dumpster

Dad charged for leaving sons in car while he worked

UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP, Pa.

Thirty-six-year-old Jamie Darnell Myers of Bethlehem has been charged for leaving his two young children in a hot car for three hours when temperatures were in the mid-90s last week.

Fire in Bethlehem injures one firefighter

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

The fire broke out late Wednesday morning at the Lehigh Apartment Complex on Chester Road

IndyCar racer died from head injury, coroner says

SALISBURY TWP., Pa.

Justin Wilson suffered injuries during Sunday's race at Pocono

Saucon Valley School Board rejects arbitrator's proposed contract settlement

LOWER SAUCON TWP., Pa.

Saucon Valley School Board voted to reject a proposal from an independent arbitrator that could have settled negotiations over a new teacher's contract.

A-Treat back on some Lehigh Valley shelves

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The wait is over for fans of A-Treat. 

Hanover Twp. supports Authority's pipeline stance

HANOVER TWP., Pa.

Citing concerns over potential exposure, Hanover Township is against a new PennEast pipeline route that would cross Bethlehem's watershed in the Pocono Mountains.

Easton school board approves architect for Paxinosa renovation

FORKS TWP., Pa.

The Easton Area School Board  Tuesday unanimously approved a contract with a Bethlehem-based architectural firm to design and oversee a $16.5 million  renovation of Paxinosa Elementary School.

Penn Pump Park closed Labor Day

PALMER TWP., Pa.

Palmer Township supervisors voted Tuesday to keep Penn Pump Park closed throughout the Labor Day weekend, including Sept. 7.

Two big warehouses get final approval in Palmer Twp.

PALMER TWP., Pa.

Plans for two large warehouses won final approval from Palmer Township supervisors Tuesday night.


Easton considers 11 p.m. curfew for backyard fireplaces

EASTON, Pa

Easton City Council members discussed imposing a curfew on so-called "recreational fires" such as outdoor fire places in the city.

Local Special Olympians honored at stamp dedication

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

A special dedication ceremony was held today at the Bethlehem Post Office. 

Taylor wanted for murder

WILSON, Pa.

Authorities are asking for the public's help to find a homicide suspect who's been on the run for weeks.

LCCC offers its students a spring semester at Disney

SCHNECKSVILLE, Pa.

Does spending a spring semester learning at Walt Disney World sound appealing?

 
 
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