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Local business honored by US Small Business Administration

Local business honored by US Small Business Administration

Tuesday a pair of veterans, and father-son co-owners, were recognized for their hard work and dedication to those they serve

Police searching for man wanted on indecent assault charges

Police searching for man wanted on indecent assault charges

Investigators are looking for 24-year-old Hasan Artiran who is wanted on indecent assault charges

Whitehall woman killed in crash teen seriously injured

Woman killed, teen seriously injured in crash

A woman was killed and a teenager was seriously injured when their cars collided head-on in Northampton County on Monday.

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Walmart Supercenter coming to Bethlehem

Walmart announced plans Tuesday to build a Walmart Supercenter at the intersection of Hellertown Road and Commerce Center Boulevard in Bethlehem

More immigrants rushing to become US citizens

More immigrants seeking citizenship before election

The presidential race appears to be prompting action among immigrants in the United States.

Inadequate fire hydrants endanger Salisbury neighborhood

Inadequate fire hydrants hampered firefighting at three homes destroyed in the last two years in the same hillside neighborhood of eastern Salisbury Township, Lehigh County.

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Company will pay $6.8 million for Emmaus Superfund site

Schneider Electric USA will pay a penalty totaling more than $6.8 million for allegedly violating the terms of a 2002 court-approved Superfund consent decree during its cleanup at…

 

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Police: drunken man knocks over girlfriend with stolen car

WASHINGTON TWP., Pa.

Authorities said he stole the car after fighting with three people

Crash involving tractor trailer in Salisbury Township

SALISBURY TWP., Pa.

Crews responded to the scene of a crash in Salisbury Township, Lehigh County. It happened Monday afternoon at the intersection of East Rock Road and South Pike Avenue. 

Monroe County man charged in violent DUI crash

U. NAZARETH TWP., Pa.

Witnesses say he was drinking at a Bath bar just before the November 2015 wreck

North Whitehall residents ask supervisors to refund their street lighting fees

NORTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

Alleging they have been unlawfully assessed fees for illuminating the street lights in their housing development for multiple years, two Manchester Place residents asked the North Whitehall Board of Supervisors Monday to authorize the refund of approximately $450 to each of the men who said their street is a private road and claim the township is subsidizing the developer.

Business as usual in Nazareth despite mayor's arrest

NAZARETH, Pa.

It was business as usual at Monday night’s borough council meeting for Nazareth Mayor Carl Strye, Jr., despite being formally charged with stealing.

Allentown teacher wins big on Jeopardy

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown School District math teacher Chris Tempro won more than $18,000 on Monday night's show.

Palmer eyes Pittsburgh firm for its new comprehensive plan

PALMER TWP., Pa.

Palmer Township officials are getting ready to blow the dust off the old comprehensive plan for where the township is headed in the next 10 years or so.

Ironton Rail-Trail agreement forwarded in Whitehall

WHITEHALL, Pa.

The Whitehall Township Board of Commissioners moved several ordinances and resolutions to next week's regular board meeting Monday night.

Bethlehem Township commissioners approve vacation buybacks for non-union employees

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Bethlehem Township commissioners on Monday night approved vacation buyouts for six non-union township employees — some who had received in excess of 300 hours’ vacation in 2014 — who lost time with the adoption of the new paid-time-off policy.

Lehigh County man charged with distribution of child pornography

HARRISBURG, Pa.

The Pennsylvania Attorney General's office announced the arrest of a Lehigh County man for possessing child pornography and distributing it on the Internet

Prosecutors ask judge for Snuka's competency report

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Prosecutors are asking a Lehigh County Judge to force the attorneys for Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka to turn over the former wrestler's psychological report

State police in Bethlehem recognize fallen troopers

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

"Pennsylvania State Police Memorial Day" honors the 96 members who have lost their lives in the 101 year history of the department

Follett Corporation workers authorize strike

EASTON, Pa.

Members of a local Steelworkers union voted to authorize a strike if current negotiations do not yield the results they are looking for

No charges filed in cat's shooting death

NORTH CATASAUQUA, Pa.

The officer involved in the shooting death of a cat in Northampton County will not be charged.

2 US missionaries killed in Jamaica

SAINT MARY, JAMAICA

Two United States missionaries with ties to the Lehigh Valley were found murdered in rural Jamaica.

Dropped bullets lead to lockdown at Emmaus HS

EMMAUS, Pa.

Authorities and school administrators have caught the person who was responsible for dropping bullets inside Emmaus High School in Lehigh County on Monday and have determined there is no threat.

Drunk woman accused of assaulting 2 cops

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Police say the 22-year-old kicked one in the groin, hit another in the head

Illegal left turn turns up stolen handgun, drugs

S. WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

The 'overwhelming odor' of pot prompts police to search the car

Join WFMZ for Food Truck Mondays

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

To help beat those Monday blues, beginning Monday, May 9th WFMZ-TV's Rosa Duarte will be live from a food truck somewhere in the Lehigh Valley.

No device found on LU campus

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Lehigh University Police worked with the Bethlehem Fire Department as they searched Palmer Hall. 

Police arrest pair in fake gun robbery

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown police said victim was robbed at gunpoint with an Airsoft pistol

Rod Stewart to perform at Sands

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Legendary rocker, Rod Stewart is set to play the Sands Bethlehem Event Center this summer. 

Allentown man chases away would-be burglar with nunchuks

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Police say the thief was surprised when someone opened the front door he was trying to jimmy.

Bat-wielding man arrested following fender bender

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Police allege the New York man beat the car he says hit his

Celebration in Catasauqua honors George Taylor

CATASAUQUA, Pa.

George Taylor, one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, would have turned 300 Sunday

Students dance to raise money for pediatric cancer

BETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP, Pa.

Sunday, a new record set by Bethlehem Area School District miniTHON.

Fire company in Allentown celebrates 111 years

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

For one fire company in Lehigh County, one is a lucky number.

Community fun in full bloom at Cherry Blossom Festival

Community fun was in full bloom today during the third annual Allentown Cherry Blossom Festival.

Festival celebrates the legacy, creativity of jazz

NAZARETH, Pa.

The sounds of jazz filled the air in Nazareth Saturday afternoon. 

Teddy bears get their check-ups at the YMCA

EASTON, Pa.

It was a fun and active day at the YMCA in Easton on Saturday. It was all part of the Y's free Healthy Kids Day.

 


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    On this day: May 3

    Washington, D.C., is incorporated, Joe DiMaggio makes his major-league debut, the Sears Tower becomes the tallest building in the world, and the first spam email is sent, all on this day.

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