Lehigh Valley News
 

Lehigh Valley Regional News

Bethlehem City Council

No Movement on Bethlehem Garbage Collection Ordinance

An amendment to Bethlehem’s garbage collection ordinance allowing trash haulers to collect garbage on Mondays and Tuesdays beginning at 5 a.m. on the city’s Southside failed to…

LVHN brings clinical trials to area to fight breast cancer

LVHN joining Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance

Lehigh Valley Health Network is joining the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance to improve patient access "to the latest and most effective cancer treatment  advances and…

Sinkhole closes Falmer Driver in Bethlehem Township

Sinkhole closes Falmer Driver in Bethlehem Township

The sinkhole has broken open part of the road and spread into a property in the 4500 block of Falmer Drive in Bethlehem Township

Allentown skyline

Did city overpay for Atiyeh land?

The city of Allentown is answering questions concerning several acres of park land it purchased last year, and the major differences between two appraisals it used when…

Moore Twp. Board of Supervisors

Sunny Slope Farms moves closer to sale in Moore Township

Moore Township supervisors approved a $9,580 an acre appraisal for the Sunny Slope Farms.

Moravian College named one of the nation's best by The Princeton Review

Moravian College is one of the country's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review

Hamilton Street reduced to one lane Wednesday

Hamilton Street from Fifth Street to Sixth Street in the city will be reduced to one lane of traffic on Wednesday

 

More Lehigh Valley News

More than 40 positions being eliminated at Cedarbrook

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

More than 40 positions at Lehigh County's Cedarbrook nursing homes are being eliminated in the next two weeks.


Lawyer steps away from Allentown investigation

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Atty. Robert Goldman has stepped down from working with Allentown on the FBI investigation.

Influx of visitors to township park prompts changes

PALMER TWP., Pa.

Besieged by another round of complaints, Palmer Township supervisors Monday night took the unusual step of closing Pen Pump Park to the public on weekends, effective this weekend and continuing through the end of the picnic season this fall.

Allentown councilwoman to push for anti-'pay-to-play' law

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

As the feds continue their probe into Allentown City Hall, at least one city official said it's time for change.

LGBT Business Council raises $500 for shelter

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The LGBT Business Council is donating $500 to Allentown's Sixth Street Shelter.

Fans line up as State Theatre as tickets go on sale

EASTON, Pa.

Ticket sales for State Theatre members went on sale 6 a.m. Tuesday in Easton.

Bushkill Drive in Easton re-opens

EASTON, Pa.

Emergency personnel closed the road until crews could remove a tree.

Federal agency reviewing incident with Dorney Park employee

SOUTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa

The Office of Occupational Health and Safety has six months to complete its investigation.

A-Treat fans cast votes for their favorites

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A poll by the new owner finds that orange, cream and black cherry are the favorite flavors.

Coca-Cola plant gearing up to make A-Treat beverages

HANOVER TWP., Pa.

A-Treat is expected to have some of its classic flavors back on store shelves in the coming weeks, but this time around, a Coca-Cola bottling plant is taking over production.

North Whitehall residents want their roads paved

NORTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

Manchester Place homeowners are pressing supervisors for answers on when the developer will finalize the work.

Senior housing high-rise being partially evacuated

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown Fire Department is evacuating portions of a senior high-rise building after high carbon monoxide readings were found in some areas.

Northampton DA wants new execution date for mass murderer

EASTON, Pa.

Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli wants a date set for the execution of convicted mass murderer Michael Ballard.

New safety measures to be in place for Musikfest

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Preparations are underway for the 32nd Musikfest.

Bethlehem Township and Freemansburg join forces in stormwater fight

BETHLEHEM TWP., Pa.

Bethlehem Township Commissioners say they will work with their neighbors in Freemansburg in their efforts to make stormwater improvements.

PPL reports loss after Talon spin-off

PPL is taking stock of its bottom line after parting ways with the power generation side of its business.

Easton artist delivers portraits of church shooting victims

EASTON, Pa.

An art teacher in Easton has made a special delivery to a church in South Carolina.

Art advocate seek more funding in state budget

ALLENTOWN, Pa

Randall Forte, Executive Director of the Lehigh Valley Arts Council, says it is unfortunate that Pennsylvania still doesn't have a spending plan more than a month into the fiscal year.

Borough supports extreme bicycle course

CATASAUQUA, Pa.

An extreme sport on a homemade course isn't something you'd expect a local municipality to support.

CVS pharmacy chain announces affiliation with LVHN

WOONSOCKET, R.I.

CVS has entered into a new clinical affiliation with Lehigh Valley Health Network that promises to "help enhance access to high-quality, affordable health care services for patients."

Lehigh County Meals on Wheels remains award winning

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Meals on Wheels of Lehigh County has been honored with a prestigious Top-Rated Award by Great Nonprofits, a leading provider of user reviews about non-profit organizations.

Bethlehem police issue kidnapping phone scam warning

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

The Bethlehem Police Department is alerting the public about a new telephone kidnapping scam.

OraSure lands emergency authorization for Ebola test

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

The FDA granted the Bethlehem-based company emergency use of the rapid detection test for labs equipped and trained to conduct Ebola testing.

Community rallies around hit-and-run victim

EMMAUS, Pa.

A victim of a hit and run crash in Lehigh County is still recovering seven months later.

Relic of Pope John Paul II brought to Lehigh Valley

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Ukrainian Archbishop Mieczyslaw Mokrzycki, once the private secretary to Pope John Paul II, presented his relic Sunday afternoon.

Group searches for missing woman on her birthday

NAZARETH, Pa.

Family and local volunteer search groups stepped in Sunday afternoon, to search for 43-year-old Ellen Beth Greenberg on her birthday.

Man arrested for failing to tell partners he was HIV positive

EASTON, Pa.

Easton police say they've arrested a New Jersey man who failed to tell sexual partners he is HIV positive.

Police: Mechanical malfunction may have lead to motorcycle crash

MOORE TWP., Pa.

A possible mechanical malfunction may have caused a motorcyclist to crash into a wooded area Sunday morning.

Veterans from the Wounded Warrior Project get certified to scuba dive

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Dozens of veterans from the Wounded Warrior Project, along with help from the Handicapped Scuba Association, are taking to the water at Dutch Springs.

Two-vehicle accident shuts down Route 100 in Lower Macungie Township

LOWER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP, Pa.

Emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident that shut down part of Route 100 in Lower Macungie Township Saturday morning.

 
 
Advertisement

Latest From The Newsroom

 

More LV Area News

 

On this Day

  • Ronald Reagan, 1981 air-traffic controllers strike

    White House Press Office

    On this day: August 5

    The Mayflower departs England, the first electric traffic signal is installed, Marilyn Monroe dies, the Beatles release "Revolver," and President Reagan fires striking air-traffic controllers, all on this day.

NEXT NEWSCAST:
69News at Sunrise (5:00am)

Your Regional News & Info

There are currently no severe weather alerts.
Advertisement
 
 
 

Most Viewed on WFMZ.com

NEWS DIRECT FROM LEHIGH VALLEY BUSINESSES & GOV'T AGENCIES
A Service from PR Newswire

More Local Headlines from PR Newswire