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Pair of pedestrians struck by car in Pen Argyl

Emergency crews were called to the scene of a pedestrian accident in Pen Argyl.

Plane makes emergency landing at LVIA

Airport authority releases environmental assessment

The public can review a draft of an environmental assessment of 297 acres of land that the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority is selling to FedEx.

Dr. Martine Scannavino

Local dietitian wins outstanding educator award

Dr. Martine Scannavino  of Cedar Crest College recently received the Outstanding Dietetic Educator Award at the annual state meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics in State College.

State Rep. Joe Emrick

Legislator demands explanation for Route 191 delay

State Rep. Joe Emrick (R-Nazareth) is demanding an explanation and apology from local engineers for their inability to make significant progress toward installing a traffic light at the dangerous Route 191-Friedenstahl Avenue intersection in Upper Nazareth Township

Memorial Day celebrations gallery

Pictures from Memorial Day events throughout the region.

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Accident shuts down a lane of the turnpike

A one-vehicle crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike shut down one lane for about an hour Monday morning.

Barn fire injures four fiefighters

Barn fire injures four firefighters

A barn fire in Moore Township injured four firefighters Sunday night.

 

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Shots fired into Northampton County home with child inside

Shots fired at home in Palmer Township
PALMER TWP., Pa.

Police in Northampton County are investigating after shots were fired into a home with a child inside Friday night.

Saucon Valley School Board and teachers union to enter nonbinding arbitration

Saucon Valley School District negotiations
HELLERTOWN, Pa.

The Saucon Valley School Board and Saucon Valley Education Association have agreed to proceed to a nonbinding arbitration hearing.

Coffee and chocolate milk fly in I-78 road rage incident

Road rage incident in Lehigh County
UPPER SAUCON TWP., Pa.

Coffee and chocolate milk littered the eastbound lanes of I-78 in the wake of a Lehigh County road rage incident Friday morning.

Allentown police investigating robbery at Wells Fargo on Union Boulevard

Bank robbery suspect arrested in Allentown
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown police have charged a man following a robbery that occurred at the Wells Fargo in the 1600 block of Union Boulevard late Friday afternoon.

UPDATE: Missing Northampton teen returns safely

Jessenia Velez
NORTHAMPTON, Pa.

Police say a missing Northampton County teen has returned home.

Violent wreck in Lower Macungie Township

Violent wreck in Lower Macungie Township
LOWER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa.

At least one person was taken to the hospital after a crash in Lower Macungie Township

Mayfair Festival kicks off in Allentown

Mayfair Festival kicks off in Allentown
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

There are over 100 vendors to check out, along with live music, and plenty of fun food options

State collecting photos for Vietnam veteran "Faces Never Forgotten" initiative

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Karen Barefoot/SXC

HARRISBURG, Pa.

The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, in partnership with the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Inc., is hoping to locate more than 600 photos of Pennsylvanians who sacrificed their lives in the Vietnam War

New federal judge assigned to preside in Allentown

New federal judge assigned to preside in Allentown
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Newly sworn-in judge Joseph Leeson calls it an honor to serve the country and the area where he has spent his entire career 

Sunshine Bowl held for former Nazareth High School student

Sunshine Bowl held for former Nazareth High School student
NAZARETH, Pa.

Students at Nazareth High School took some time to spread positivity Friday

Emmaus girl hurt in crash released from hospital

Emmaus girl hurt in crash released from hospital
EMMAUS, Pa.

A family friend told 69 News that 11-year-old Mya Walrath was discharged Friday afternoon

Bryan Veil of Center Valley killed in Route 378 crash

Hellertown man killed in Rt 378 crash
LOWER SAUCON TWP., Pa.

Twenty-three-year-old Bryan James Veil of Center Valley was killed in a two-vehicle accident early Friday morning on Route 378 in Lower Saucon Township.

Hamilton Street in Allentown blocked off for crime scene

Police investigate incident on Hamilton St
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Part of Hamilton Street in downtown Allentown was blocked off while police investigated a report of shots fired early Friday.

KidsPeace collecting toys, games for play therapy

KidsPeace

Chad Blimline/69 News

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Donations will be collected between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday through May 29 at the KidsPeace outpatient clinic in Allentown 

Easton police seek man photographing kids at bus stop

EASTON, Pa.

Easton police are investigating a "suspicious situation" involving a man taking pictures of children at a school bus stop.

Pennsylvania unemployment rate at 5.3 percent in April

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HARRISBURG, Pa.

Pennsylvania’s rate was one-tenth of a percentage point below the U.S. rate of 5.4 percent

Lower Macungie re-approves its portion of 269 home subdivision

LOWER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa.

Ten years after the project was approved, construction of a 269-home development should finally begin this summer in western Lehigh County.

'Bike rodeo' teaches safe riding habits

Kids learn bike safety
LOWER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa.

A Lehigh County elementary school offered students the chance to learn proper bicycle riding techniques, just in time for summer vacation.

County Council threatens to sue exec over pay raises

NORCO meeting
EASTON, Pa.

Northampton County Council Thursday night threatened to sue County Executive John Brown over pay raises he approved for some county workers.

Estimated cost of Quarry Park improvements exceeds $6 million

Conceptual plan for Lower Macungie Twp's Quarry Park
LOWER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa.

The estimated cost of the much-debated Quarry Park project in Lower Macungie Township, Lehigh County, has nearly doubled — to more than $6.2 million.

Freedom High School students remember friend Taylor Brown

Freedom High School students remember friend Taylor Brown
BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Although they're heartbroken over the loss, those who knew 21 -year-old Taylor Brown say she never shied away from adventure.

Upper Milford approves preliminary plan for Fields at Indian Creek

UPPER MILFORD TWP., Pa.

A planned 55+ community in Lehigh County got one step closer to construction Thursday night.

Allentown's waterfront project becoming a reality

Allentown s waterfront project becoming a reality
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

It's been discussed for years but now it looks like Allentown's Waterfront project is becoming a reality

Family, friends take to social media in hopes Taylor Swift remembers Abbie

Community in mourning after Emmaus girl struck killed
EMMAUS, Pa.

The social media campaign #TaylorRememberAbbie began as a way to honor the 11-year-old Abbie Zukowski who lost her life on Monday

Police investigating armed robbery in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Officers responded to a panic alarm at the 10th Street Market shortly after 8:30 p.m. Thursday

Public meeting set at Northampton Generating Plant's request

NORTHAMPTON, Pa.

A public meeting date of June 30 has been set with Department of Environmental Protection officials regarding the Northampton Generating Plant's request to increase their lead emissions levels.

Forks won't back Columbia Gas appeal

Forks Twp. supervisors
FORKS TWP. Pa.

Forks Township supervisors on Thursday denied a request by residents to donate to an appeal fighting the proposed Columbia Gas compressor expansion project.

Man facing assault charges for alleged attack on masseuse

NAZARETH, Pa.

A man is facing a number of charges for allegedly assaulting a masseuse in Northampton County.

Allentown's finance director resigning May 29

Allentown City Hall,
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Garret H. Strathearn  is resigning as director of Allentown's finance department.

Whitehall Township man charged with child porn

Kirby Hower
HARRISBURG, Pa.

A 33-year-old Whitehall Township man has been arrested on child pornography charges, announced state Attorney General Kathleen Kane Thursday.

 
 
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