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Police: Man inappropriately touched 8 yr old girl

A Bethlehem man is facing charges he inappropriately touched a young girl.


Cedarbrook issues dominate Lehigh County commissioners' meeting

Already dissatisfied with the management of Lehigh County’s Cedarbrook nursing homes, county commissioners rejected an estimate that it will take up to one year to turn Cedarbrook around.

Bethlehem City Council members discuss Bethlehem Rail plans

Council committee gives nod to Lehigh Valley Railway

A Bethlehem City Council committee passed a motion Wednesday to recommend  legislation to create a railway authority in the Lehigh Valley.

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.

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Wanted: New Easton City Council member

A seat on Easton City Council will soon be vacant in the wake of a surprise announcement at Wednesday night’s council meeting.

Three pedestrians struck near Allentown Fairgrounds

A five-year-old boy is in serious condition after being struck by a vehicle, with two others, while crossing a street in Allentown.

Church hosts Young Black and Male in America forum

Church hosts 'Young, Black and Male in America' forum

A local church is taking a closer look at race in America.

Security measures beefed up around Lehigh University

Security measures beefed up around Lehigh University

Thousands of students have returned to Lehigh University for the start of a new school year, but this year, they'll find more security measures in place to keep them safe.

Accident blocks off part of Lehigh County road near Route 222

Two vehicles collided on Kressler Road at the intersection with Route 222/Hamilton Boulevard in Lower Macungie Township Wednesday night at around 9:10 p.m.

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Police: Contractor agrees to build patio, instead cashes check and skips town

State Police are investigating a theft by deception incident involving a contractor paid to build a patio at a Northampton County home.

Fogelsville Elementary takes Ice Bucket Challenge to new lev

Fogelsville Elementary takes Ice Bucket Challenge to new level

These Lehigh County teachers are re-writing the rules of the Ice Bucket Challenge.

4 Chinese students intern at Allentown City Hall

4 Chinese students intern at Allentown City Hall

For four international students at Lehigh University, the last three months have been both an educational and rewarding experience.


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