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Allentown to borrow $2.5M for sewer upgrades

The City of Allentown agreed to acquire $2.5 million in debt to fund capital projects related to sewer system and wastewater improvement.

Easton discusses delinquent real estate taxes

Easton City Council gets a primer on delinquent real estate taxes and advice
on what to do next.

Lehigh Valley Health Care workers grow Garden of Hope

Lehigh Valley Health Care workers grow 'Garden of Hope'

A handful of Lehigh Valley Health Care workers are trading their suits for shovels.

Colleagues recall coach teacher killed in electrical accide

Colleagues recall coach, teacher killed in electrical accident

Kevin Ronalds worked with Thomas Poynton and called him a friend.

Man pleads guilty to sex with minors in Bethlehem Township

A Hunterdon County man has pleaded guilty to two counts of endangering the welfare of a child after police said he engaged with sex acts with two children from Bethlehem Township.

Local teen heads to Spain for World Youth Fly Fishing Champs

Local teen heads to Spain for World Youth Fly Fishing Championship

The lure of the river shapes the life of 18- year-old fly fisherman Doug Freemann.

Allentown City Hall

Allentown's Hamilton Street Improvement Project to begin in August

The contractor for the nearly $1.8 million Hamilton Street Improvements project in the city of Allentown will begin work next month on ADA compliant ramps.

 

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Construction worker falls from bridge in Easton

EASTON, Pa.

Emergency crews were called out in Northampton County, after a construction worker fell while working on a bridge in Easton.

Hutchinson sentenced to 4 years in prison

EASTON, Pa.

A Northampton County man accused of living with his girlfriend's decomposing body has learned his fate.

Pennsylvania gun range owned by NY drug rescuer burglarized

UPPER MILFORD TWP., Pa.

Pennsylvania state police are investigating a burglary at a gun range owned by a man jailed on weapons charges stemming from an apparent attempt to rescue a heroin addict in New York City.

Allentown couple charged with stealing $1.4 M from employer

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Charges were brought against an Allentown couple Wednesday, who are accused of stealing more than $1.4 million from their employer.

Former snack food company exec pleads guilty to $1.4M fraud

HARRISBURG, Pa.

A former executive with a Pennsylvania potato chip and snack food company has pleaded guilty to defrauding the company out of roughly $1.4 million.

Parkland Library seeking increase in tax rate to pay for new facility

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Parkland Community Library officials are seeking ways to help fund a proposed $14 million new facility, by asking voters to approve a significant tax rate increase.

Local mounted police press on through heat

Bethlehem Mounted Police Officer Jon Buskirk, says he loves tending to his horse "Pharaoh" and patrolling downtown Bethlehem.

Health and Technology efforts receive boost in EASD

EASTON, Pa.

The Easton Area School District board labeled the last several weeks “celebratory” thanks to some positive movement in funding two key programs.

Palisades HS teacher electrocuted Tuesday, school to offer grief counseling

WILLIAMS TWP., Pa.

A teacher and football coach at Palisades High School in Bucks County has died, after it appears he was electrocuted when a power line fell in his Williams Township yard.

A sign of compromise wins Movie Tavern zoning relief

LOWER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa.

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Man, 32, victim of apparent electrocution

WILLIAMS TWP., Pa.

A 32-year-old man was killed Tuesday after a fire in Williams Township, Northampton County.

Local 13 year old obtains patent for specialized bottle cap

Students in the DaVinci Science Center's, Inventor's Lab Program, have one mission:
find a solution to a problem.

Former Children's Home of Easton employee charged with sexual assault

A former employee of the Children's Home of Easton is accused of sexually assaulting three children while he worked there.

A preliminary arraignment was held Tuesday for 33-year-old Troy Bussey. He was sent to Northampton County Prison after being unable to post bail.

Upper Nazareth Township cleans up after storms

UPPER NAZARETH TWP., Pa.

"I knew we were going to lose everything. There was nothing I could do," said Upper Nazareth Township resident Nanette Vinson.

Construction continues at Butz Corporate Center

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Officials say the expansion in the 800 block of West Hamilton Street should be complete towards the end of this summer

Child hit by car in Allentown; in serious condition

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A child was struck by a vehicle in Allentown Tuesday morning.

Lehigh Valley Health Network adjusting staffing levels

Officials with LVHN say the cuts are part of a plan to provide better care at a lower cost

Fire destroys Williams Township business

WILLIAMS TWP., Pa.

Crews in Northampton County were certainly feeling the heat Monday as they worked to get a fire under control at a business in Williams Township.

Fire damages Whitehall American Legion; lightning may be to blame

WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

Lightning may be to blame for a fire that damaged an American Legion post in Whitehall.

Camp Red Jacket helps kids with diabetes

OREFIELD, Pa.

Children learned about managing their diabetes at a hands-on camp this week.

Catasauqua to vote on mixed-use zoning ordinance change

CATASAUQUA, Pa.

In an effort to redevelop the former iron works site on Front Street downtown, the Catasauqua Borough Council next Monday will vote on an ordinance providing for a new zoning district on the 10-acre property making it developer-friendly for mixed use.

Preparations well underway for Musikfest

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

One of the biggest free music festivals in the country is less than two weeks away

Author's 'heart sank' after his book found in shooter's home

A Lehigh County psychologist and author is speaking out after his book was found inside the home of the Munich, Germany gunman who opened fire near a shopping mall last week

Be safe, be smart in dangerous heat, doctors warn

EMMAUS, Pa.

Nearly noon and the temperature is already near 90 degrees. For the Emmaus High School girls soccer team, training is a battle of will vs. Mother Nature.

Federal judge from Northampton County dies

Franklin Van Antwerpen was a semi-retired federal court of appeals judge

Northampton County judge submits resignation letter

NORTHAMPTON COUNTY, Pa.

A judge in Northampton County submitted his resignation letter to the governor and it is effective Monday.

Mother warns of quarry swimming dangers

A New Jersey mom is on a mission to spread the word about the dangers of swimming in quarries. last year, her own son died after jumping into one in Northampton County. 

Sands announces Rob Zombie and Engelbert Humperdinck

BETHLEHEM Pa.

Two musical acts have just been announced at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center.

Allentown restaurant robbed at gunpoint

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown police are on the hunt for two men who held up a restaurant at gunpoint.

Ice cream bus brings treats and smiles during hot weather

LEHIGH COUNTY, Pa.

On extremely hot days, there are many of kids and adults who are excited to see the ice cream trucks drive by.

 


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