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Lower Nazareth supervisors to hold hearing on ordinances for health care overlay district

Lower Nazareth supervisors to hold hearing on ordinances for health care overlay district

Lower Nazareth Township supervisors Wednesday night passed resolutions authorizing the advertisement of zoning amendment to allow a health care overlay district that would create…

Easton sets sights on Centre Square and Wood Avenue projects

Easton sets sights on Centre Square and Wood Avenue projects

City officials are looking for a $400,000 state grant to improve Centre Square and another $1.1 million in grants for improvements to the traffic nightmare on Wood Avenue.

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Woman's cries for help alert police to alleged abuse

A neighbor walked to the Nazareth police station after hearing a woman screaming.

Man fights with police during arrest on 2012 charges

The 57-year-old Allentown man allegedly left threatening messages with his insurance company.

Lehigh County Commissioners not enamored with proposed FHA changes

Lehigh County Commissioners on Wednesday night opposed a potential federal transportation funding change they say will hurt the region and specifically their county.

Bernie Sanders launches Our Revolution

Bernie Sanders launches 'Our Revolution'

Former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders formally launched “Our Revolution” on Wednesday night hoping the momentum he built can spark a political revolution.

Two local children s centers announce merger

Two local children's centers announce merger

The Easton-based Spring Garden Children's Center has officially merged with Lehigh Valley Children's Centers


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Community gathers in Allentown for Ukrainian flag raising


A flag raising ceremony was held Wednesday morning at City Hall Plaza in Allentown

Mailer cause for concern among charter schools

A mailer has been getting a lot of attention in Bethlehem, and it has complicated "opening day" for a new charter school in Catasauqua, Lehigh County.

Former consultant: Charter school CEO expected to resign


69 News has learned the head of the Innovative Arts Academy Charter School is expected to resign

Man allegedly assaults ex when she tries to retrieve TV


Authorities say the 21-year-old threw her cell phone and dragged her across the sidewalk.

Airport authority sees a future for Braden Airpark


Authority officials are weighing a more than $2 million project that includes upgrades and leasing surrounding land.

Authorities say Wawa employee 'gottahava' lawyer


Police allege the Lower Macungie man skimmed thousands from cash registers.

Fire breaks out in Allentown


A fire broke out at a home in Allentown Tuesday night.

Neighbors vet former historic Bethlehem Armory Project

As a former mayor of Bethlehem, John Callahan was accustomed to speaking at town halls.

Palmer Township supervisors approve minor changes to Amazon warehouse site plan

Palmer Township supervisors Tuesday night unanimously approved a revised site plan for a recently completed 1.1-million-square-foot warehouse on Van Buren Road to be occupied by Amazon.

EASD greets new staff

Easton Area School District is going into the 2016-2017 year with new teachers and increased security

Easton's long-range plan should be ready next month


Easton's comprehensive plan, a blueprint for where the city is headed over the next two decades, went through one of its final edits Tuesday night with City Council and Mayor Sal Panto Jr. providing a few last-minute observations, tweaks and suggestions.

The sweet taste of BBQ is on the way to Allentown's NIZ


The owners of The Bayou in Bethlehem and Grain in Allentown say they are opening a third restaurant in the location of the former Shula's Steakhouse

More to love coming to the Lehigh Valley Zoo


It's the little things that are often a big deal at a zoo like the new title of 'Mom' being tossed around one exhibit, that makes everybody giddy.

Amidst mailer controversy, charter school CEO resigns


The last 48 hours haven't gotten any better for the new Innovative Arts Academy Charter School.with the CEO, Loraine Petrillo, handing in her letter of resignation saying in part

Getting into the 'mindset' of the modern college student

Around this time every year students across the country are gearing up for their freshman year of college and every year a school in Wisconsin releases its "Mindset List" which takes a look at what these students haven't had to live without and some of the things on the list might surprise you

DA: Mayor could be allowed into ARD if he pays restitution, resigns


The mayor of Nazareth, Northampton County, will be forced to step down if he's granted acceptance into a program for first-time offenders.

Police say man assaulted daughter over cell phone argument


Authorities allege he tried to blame blood on her frequent nosebleeds.

State, local leaders blast unauthorized charter school mailer

A mailer that takes a shot at Bethlehem students was sent to homes throughout the area this weekend and that same piece of paper is promoting a new charter school but the charter says it had nothing to do with it

Homeless man allegedly caught with stolen car


Police said the car was spotted across the street from where it was taken.

Alert neighborhood leads to Allentown drug arrest


Police find heroin, marijuana and ammunition in bedroom.

Talen Energy shareholders sue to block takeover bid


Shareholders of Talen Energy are suing to block a take-over bid of the Allentown-based company.

Whitehall-Coplay School Board favorable to new $535K surveillance system


The Whitehall Board of School Directors Monday reacted favorably to the presentation of a new  cameras and surveillance security system to be installed campus-wide at all five schools and support buildings in conjunction with the district’s emergency operations plan and safety training initiatives.

Bangor Area School District preps for new school year


With the new school year set to begin Monday, Bangor Area School District officials are raising the bar across a wide swath of policies from literacy initiatives, to suicide prevention to increased police officers.

BASD pushes pride following controversial mailer

The Bethlehem Area School District's board of directors and the district's administration said nothing during Monday night's official meeting about a mailer that promoted charter school attendance at the expense of the school district's reputation.

Allentown schools hope to make student attendance a community initiative


The Allentown School District is kicking off a community-wide attendance initiative, asking all students to miss no more than a week of school the entire school year

Trans-Pacific Partnership controversial at local level

President Obama's Pacific-region trade deal appears to be on shaky ground. Senator Pat Toomey is one of the latest lawmakers to oppose the "TPP"

Easton Police Department is officially on the move


The new headquarters will be located on Fourth street in the old Express Times building

Whitehall Area Chamber, Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber to partner


The Whitehall Area Chamber of Commerce has unanimously voted to partner with the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber

Route 222 traffic stop turns up stolen handgun, pot


Pennsylvania State Police said the driver was 'sluggish' and uncooperative.

Police: man tells pastor he wanted to kill wife, himself


Authorities said the 38-year-old initially attacked his wife after yelling at her about money.


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On this Day

  • World War II liberation of Paris

    National Archives and Records Administration

    On this day: August 25

    Galileo demonstrates his telescope, the National Park Service is formed, Amelia Earhart flies cross-country nonstop, and the Allies liberate Paris, all on this day.

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