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Northwestern Lehigh middle school principal Bill Dovico of Coplay

Northwestern Lehigh school district hires new middle school principal

The Northwestern Lehigh School Board Wednesday unanimously approved the hiring of a new principal to run the district's middle school.

Pedestrian-friendly crossing plan floated for Hamilton Boulevard

"Wow! I never thought it could look like this."
That's a remark designers envision pedestrians, motorists and business owners making upon seeing a plan to make the Hamilton Boulevard corridor between Cedar Crest Boulevard and Route 309 more pedestrian-crossing friendly in South Whitehall Township.

Prayer vigil held in Easton in response to Ferguson violence

Prayer vigil held in Easton in response to Ferguson violence

A prayer vigil was held at Center Square in Easton Wednesday in response to all of the violence in Ferguson.

Lehigh Valley Hospital unveils mural by Baum students

Lehigh Valley Hospital unveils mural by Baum School of Art students

About a dozen students in the Lehigh Valley are making some bold strokes.

Machete man runs amok in Easton attempts robbery

Machete man runs amok in Easton, attempts robbery

Police in Easton say a man was arrested after running amok in the heart of the city with a machete.

Sands incident of child endangerment

3 children found locked in a car in Sands Casino parking lot

Three children were found locked in a car in the Sands Casino parking lot in Bethlehem Wednesday.

Lower Saucon Twp. Supervisors

Lower Saucon purchases 146-acre open space property for $1.78 million

Lower Saucon council members approved the $1.78 million purchase of a 146-acre property Wednesday that will be used to create the township’s biggest park.

Large leak put late summer swims on hold in Allentown

A large leak has Allentown's Jordan Park pool out of commission for the rest of the season.

Penn State Lehigh Valley welcomes new students

Penn State Lehigh Valley welcomes new students

It is back-to-school time for students across the area, and college students are no exception.

Why is interest in golf on the decline

Why is interest in golf on the decline?

High school senior Joe Harkal is kicking soccer ball not on a soccer field, but on a golf course.

Residents call delayed Route 412 project a headache

Residents call delayed Route 412 project a "headache"

The Route 412 widening project in Northampton County is again in the spotlight.

D A Office seized more than 100 000 in drugs last year

D.A.: Office seized more than $100,000 in drugs last year

Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli discussed how officials are using seized drug money to take drug dealers off the streets Wednesday.

 
 
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