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Lower Macungie moves to make Route 100 travel safer

Someday, with luck in just a year or so, driving on Route 100 should become safer when a new signalized intersection is completed at a realigned Schoeneck Road in Lower Macungie…

Bullets Fly in Stockertown Neighborhood

'Anyone in that area could be injured, could be killed,'

Neighbors living on Main Street in Stockertown, Northampton County say stray bullets have been flying into their backyards and into their homes for the past few years

Lower Macungie cell phone meeting

Lower Macungie shoots down proposed cell tower

By taking no action, the commissioners shot down plans to erect a 120-foot-tall Verizon tower in their undeveloped Kratzer Farm park property near the village of East Texas.

Northampton County to lease Minsi Lake

Northampton County Council agreed Thursday to lease Minsi Lake to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission.

Bethlehem Zoning Board Approves Townhouses at former Linden Street Greenhouse Property

A property once home to three different florists and in 2013 failed to be transformed into an outpatient drug and alcohol rehab center by area developer Abe Atiyeh was approved…

Favorable audit for Upper Macungie

Upper Macungie Township's audit for 2014 looks strong.

Two former Circle System Group executives sentenced

Two former Circle System Group executives sentenced

Mitchell Kurlander of Allentown and his father-in-law Alan Abeshaus pleaded guilty to conspiracy in a New Jersey court in 2013

 

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Forks fire chief requests fire truck replacement

FORKS TWP, Pa

Forks Township needs to replace its mini pumper, according to Fire Chief Bryan Weis.

Prayer breakfast held in support of Pennsylvania Fairness Act

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Religious leaders from around the Lehigh Valley gathered this morning to call for an update to a non-discrimination law

Ribbon cut for Lehigh Valley Charter School for the Arts expansion

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

The new school year means a new facility for students at the Lehigh Valley Charter School for the Arts

PPL Electric customers could see rate increase

The company announced a settlement in a rate case Thursday

Pennsylvania constable charged in Whitehall Township shooting

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Charges have been filed against a Pennsylvania constable and a man who was shot by the constable in a 2014 Whitehall Township, Lehigh County, case.

Easton mayor schedules meeting on West Ward plan

EASTON, Pa.

A West Ward Neighborhood Improvement Plan will be presented during a public meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the auditorium of Paxinosa Elementary School in Easton.

Lawyer asks DA to drop charges against singing man

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A lawyer representing the Allentown man who was busted while singing a Beach Boys song outside a center city restaurant last month is asking Lehigh County's district attorney to drop the charges against him. 

Slatington man severely burned in apartment fire

SLATINGTON, Pa.

Smoking in bed appears to be the cause of an apartment fire in Lehigh County on Wednesday, authorities said.

PPL Center concourse to get a touch up

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The nearly brand new PPL Center is getting a touch up.

Allentown police chief a finalist for second job

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Already a finalist for a position in Kansas, Allentown's police chief is also a finalist to head a department in Texas.

D.A. to announce results of shooting investigation

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin has scheduled a news conference to announce the results of a grand jury shooting investigation.

City Council approves new Allentown finance director

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown City Council unanimously has approved hiring Brent A. Hartzell, Detroit’s former budget director, as the city’s next finance director.

Authorities investigating Slatington fire

The fire started just after 10 p.m. Wednesday in an apartment along Main Street

Allentown plans to spend $1.3 million on Cedar Beach

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown plans to spend about $1.3 million to recreate its Cedar Beach pool by next summer — with new attendance-boosting features including water slides, in-pool climbing walls and designated lanes for swimming laps.

Hundreds say final goodbye to Darryl Dawkins

CATASAUQUA, Pa.

He was larger than life, both in stature and in personality, and Wednesday, hundreds gathered to say a final farewell to NBA great Darryl Dawkins.

Bethlehem police catch large snake in backyard

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Detective Justin Madera and Sgt. Michelle Kott pose with a large snake Bethlehem police captured Tuesday afternoon

Easton Area School District honors three employees

EASTON, Pa.

Three employees have been honored by Easton Area School District for their dedication and commitment toward helping others in need.

Bethlehem Council hears Moravian College proposal

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Changes that will allow Moravian College to construct a new Hall of Health Sciences on its campus in Bethlehem were the subject of two public hearings held by City Council Tuesday night.

Allentown cancels 'Lights in the Parkway' for 2015

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Repairs along the Lehigh Parkway have prompted Allentown to cancel its annual Lights in the Parkway display.

Police say man caught smoking pot outside Dorney Park

SOUTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

A Brooklyn man is sitting in Lehigh County Jail after police allegedly found him sitting outside an amusement park smoking pot.

15-year-old gunshot victim remains in serious condition

FREEMANSBURG, Pa.

A teenager shot in the head outside a Freemansburg apartment complex is in serious condition, according to the police chief.

Easton police investigating reported gunshot

EASTON, Pa.

Easton police are investigating a report of an early morning gunshot that occurred about a half block from an elementary school.

Public hearing scheduled on Martin Tower property

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

A public hearing has been scheduled before Bethlehem City Council on the controversial proposal to rezone the 53-acre Martin Tower property.


Moore Supervisors deem 250th celebration a success

MOORE TWP, Pa

The Moore Township Board of Supervisors reviewed the municipality's 250th anniversary two-day celebration Tuesday evening.

Man charged in Northampton County stabbing

PLAINFIELD TWP., Pa.

According to police, the stabbing happened early Tuesday morning following an altercation at a home in the 700 block of Jones Hill Road in Plainfield Township

Police: Woman stole $34,400 from local PTA

EASTON, Pa.

Jennifer Trimmer is charged with stealing $34,400 from the Shawnee Elementary PTA between 2012 and 2015 while serving with the organization

A final goodbye to Darryl Dawkins

CATASAUQUA, Pa.

A public viewing was held Tuesday night for fans to say their final goodbyes to Darryl Dawkins.

Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka charged with murder in 1983 death

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A WWE legend is now charged in a 32-year-old death investigation in Lehigh County.

Moravian Book Shop expands into Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The country's oldest continuously operating book store is celebrating a new chapter in its history

School for special learning unveils new logo, website

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A school in Allentown that helps students with special needs announced some big changes Tuesday.

 
 
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