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Violent wreck in Lower Macungie Township

Violent wreck in Lower Macungie Township

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

Allentown police investigating robbery at Wells Fargo on Union Boulevard

Allentown police have apprehended a man who is a person of interest in a robbery that occurred at the Wells Fargo in the 1600 block of Union Boulevard Friday afternoon

Mayfair Festival kicks off in Allentown

Mayfair Festival kicks off in Allentown

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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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.

Allentown Council hears new complaints about 'slumlord'

Allentown Tenant Association
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown Tenant Association's Ken Heffentrager stood before Allentown City Council to blast local landlord Joe Clark.

Drug bust at 'deplorable' Bethlehem home nets 5 arrests

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BETHLEHEM, Pa.

A drug bust in Bethlehem landed five people behind bars, and officers said the house was "most disgusting house.'

Boutique at the Rink benefits cancer survivors

Boutique at the Rink
BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Organizers are busy setting up for one of the biggest sales of the year in Bethlehem.

Leaser Lake in Lehigh County ready for boats, bikes

Leaser Lake in Lehigh County ready for boats bikes
LYNN TWP., Pa.

For the first time in 16 years, Lehigh County's only lake is full.

Whitehall neighbors want lower volume in Allentown's Jordan Park

Joseph Rawski
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A couple of hundred Whitehall Township residents want folks in Allentown’s Jordan Park to turn down the volume this summer.

Easton woman dies after train incident

Woman dead after train accident
EASTON, Pa.

A 21-year-old woman was killed Tuesday night when she either fell or jumped from a train in Northampton County.

Bethlehem City councilman pitches new street lighting in West Bethlehem

Bethlehem City council meeting
BETHLEHEM, Pa.

A Bethlehem city councilman Wednesday evening asked fellow council members to consider approving the purchase and installation of decorative street lighting on seven blocks of Prospect Avenue in the Mount Airy section of the city's west side.

Bethlehem mother allegedly broke 9-week-old daughter's elbow

Bethlehem mother allegedly broke 9-week-old daughter s elbow
BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Officials said Catalina Diaz abused her 9-week-old daughter at her home in the 500 block of Broadway in January

Movies at the Mill returns September 26

Movies at the Mill returns September 26
EASTON, Pa.

It's an encore performance for the State Theatre

Roberto Clemente Charter School celebrates anniversary

Roberto Clemente Charter School celebrates anniversary
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Local and community leaders were on hand at the Roberto Clemente Elementary Charter School in Allentown

Some Lehigh County voters given wrong ballots in primary

Some Lehigh County voters given wrong ballots in primary
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Some Lehigh County voters were given the wrong ballot and voted for the wrong party, without ever knowing.

Results of Ron Angle's write-in campaign for County Controller exepected next week

EASTON, Pa.

The Northampton County Board of Elections won't know until next week whether former County Councilman Ron Angle won his party's nomination to run for County Controller in November.

Police ask help to find alleged cell phone thief

LOWER NAZARETH TWP., Pa.

Police are looking for the person who took a cell phone from a retail store in Northampton County earlier this month.

Stay safe on the water with these boating tips

Safe boating tips
BETHLEHEM, Pa.-

The weather is getting nicer which means more people are hitting the water, especially with Memorial Day Weekend right around the corner.

Another business leaves suburbs for downtown Allentown

Another business leaves suburbs for downtown Allentown

69 News

UPPER SAUCON TWP., Pa.

A locally owned women's clothing store is moving back to Allentown.

Freddy Awards performers ready for big night

Freddy Awards performers ready for big night
EASTON, Pa.

Two days and counting until the local high school musical event of the year!

 
 
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