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Lower Nazareth hears Colts Ridge residents' complaints on Hartman Road closure

Residents from the Colts Ridge/Run and Presidential Estates developments  -- located due east of Lower Nazareth's municipal offices -- turned out in full force Wednesday night.

Lehigh County Commissioners approve bond sale

After months of discussion and negotiations, Lehigh County now has the financing in place for capital projects and farmland preservation.

Fate of Easton restaurant uncertain

The vacant shell in Easton City Hall where Billy's Downtown Diner was scheduled to open a year ago may not be opening anytime soon, if ever.

Baby penguins born at Lehigh Valley Zoo

Baby penguins born at Lehigh Valley Zoo

The Lehigh Valley Zoo has announced two new fluffy additions to its animal family

3 teens charged with damaging hundreds of cars

3 teens charged with damaging hundreds of cars

Three teenagers are charged with causing nearly $100,000 worth of damage across the Lehigh Valley

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Restaurant burglary nets shrimp, chops and booze

Forks Township police allege the homeless man also took $194 from the register

Bethlehem Police car, generic

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Bethlehem man picks fight, chases man with cheese knife

Police spotted him on surveillance cameras chasing after the victim.

 

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Allentown man linked to stolen car recovered in Reading

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Investigators allegedly found his fingerprints inside and outside of the car.

Just Born files federal complaint against striking employees

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Just Born is taking its striking employees to federal court

Woman tracks alleged burglar through stolen cell phone

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown police said they've connected the man to four burglaries.

Small fire reported in elementary school wastebasket

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The Allentown Fire Department was called to the Arts Academy Elementary Charter School Monday afternoon for a small fire in a trash can.

Longboarders gather in Bethlehem for Saturday jam

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

It's a sport that's been around for decades but you might not be familiar with it.

Traffic stop turns up pot, cocaine and heroin

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Police said they found drugs and paraphernalia after the driver ran a stop sign

Man jumped by 4 attackers with "long gun"

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown police are investigating an armed robbery that happened Tuesday night.

Parkland School Board hosts welcome reception for new teachers

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Members of the Parkland School Board held a special reception Tuesday night, for over 50 new hires prior to the regularly scheduled monthly meeting.

Palmer supervisors approve land development plan for new warehouse

PALMER TWP., Pa.

Palmer Township supervisors Tuesday night approved the land development plan for a 242,000-square-foot warehouse along Van Buren Road.

Serial flasher ordered to stand trial after latest arrest

WILSON BOROUGH, Pa.

Police allege he exposed himself less than two months after being sentenced for the same crime

Man wanted on attempted homicide charges returned to Easton

EASTON, Pa.

Authorities alleged Lamont Baker shot the victim in March during a drug deal turned robbery.

Elton John concert sets attendance record at PPL Center

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Fans flocked to Allentown's PPL Center Tuesday night for a chance to 'crocodile rock' with Sir Elton John

Children's home worker ordered to trial in sex assault cases

EASTON, Pa.

He was supposed to be taking care of them, but Troy Bussey sexually assaulted three children while he was employed by the Children's Home of Easton, police said.

Allentown excited for arrival of Elton John

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Throughout his career, he has performed more than 4,000 shows, which include three in Reading but this is his first show in Allentown

Creepy clown sightings no laughing matter for local clowns

There has been a lot of buzz on social media, and in communities throughout the country, about creepy clowns scaring children

Allentown encourages voter registration

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Tuesday was National Voter Registration Day, and Allentown officials are stressing the importance of casting your ballot.

Woman wakes up to find ex-boyfriend broke in

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

The Allentown man had been banned from Bethlehem Housing Authority property.

Tip leads to Slatington child pornography arrest

SLATINGTON, Pa.

Investigators allegedly found about 1,000 images on desktops, flash drives and a hard drive.

Lehigh Valley unemployment rate slightly up in Aug.

HARRISBURG, Pa.

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in the Lehigh Valley rose four-tenths of a point to 5.8 percent in August, according to the latest report from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry Center for Workforce Information & Analysis.

Weekend fire in Allentown ruled arson

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A fire at a vacant building in Allentown this past weekend has been ruled arson.

Police: Clowns reportedly chasing children near school

WILSON BOROUGH

Wilson Borough Police say officers were flagged down near Avona Elementary School, where children say they were being harassed by clowns.

Police say a thermostat argument ends with a gunshot

WASHINGTON TWP., Pa.

Roommates were allegedly fighting over the heat versus air conditioning.

"Billboard Boys" shown in Bethlehem

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

People in the area gathered to watch a documentary about trying to win a piece of the American Dream.

Upper Saucon OKs advertising ordinance to add Copperhead properties to village commercial overlay zone

UPPER SAUCON TWP., Pa.

Upper Saucon Township Board of Supervisors Monday evening agreed to advertise an ordinance involving the owners of the Copperhead Grille request to have the properties at 5737 Route 378 and 5706 Old Bethlehem Pike added to the Village Commercial overlay zone.

Whitehall School Board favors full feasibility study

WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

The Whitehall-Coplay School Board at its monthly operations and transportation committee meeting Monday afternoon said it preferred a full feasibility study of all of its facilities at a cost of $74,000 as opposed to a partial study costing less than half that amount.

BASD focused on deals

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

The Bethlehem Area School District entered into several agreements Monday night.

Low drama as Bangor inks deal for new marching band uniforms

BANGOR, Pa.

In the end, it wasn't the four decades of wear and tear that Bangor's high school marching band survived that mattered most, but the last-minute sour notes blown at Monday night's Bangor Area School District school board meeting.

Allen High School senior named to National Merit Scholarship Program

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Anthony Richards was named a Commended Student in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program

Man ordered to trial in killing of father in Northampton

EASTON, Pa.

A man who, police said, killed his father in Northampton, Northampton County, faced a judge Monday.

Lehigh Valley prepares for debut of Whole Foods

LOWER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa.

After much anticipation, the shelves are stocked and the finishing touches are being added to the Lehigh Valley's first Whole Foods

 


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