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Route 309 construction in South Whitehall

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What's the deal with Route 309 construction in South Whitehall?

It's one of the busiest highways in the Lehigh Valley, but Route 309 near Route 22 has been a mess for months.  Some drivers are wondering, where are all the construction crews?

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Man thrown from bucket truck in crash

A 55-year-old tree trimmer was hurt Friday when the bucket truck he was riding in rolled down a hill. and hit a tree.

Water main break in Pen Argyl leaves some without service

Some residents in Northampton County lost water service after a water main broke Friday morning.


Police: Man steals car, wrecks it, steals another

An Allentown man is in jail, accused of stealing two cars early Thursday, and wrecking one.

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Man calls police for robbery, police find marijuana

An Allentown man called police to report a robbery and home invasion, but didn't expect to be arrested himself.

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2 men arrested in connection with Allentown home invasion

Two men are behind bars after police said they were involved in an Allentown home invasion early Thursday.

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Armed robber fires gun, gets away with cash from mini mart

Police are looking for a man who used a handgun during a mini mart robbery in Northampton County late Thursday.

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Popular Lehigh Valley band steps in for Musikfest's opening night

The Main Stage at Musikfest will no longer be dark on opening night.

ANIZDA finance committee reviews budget and expenditures to date

"From a cash standpoint we're in fine shape," a consultant said about the Allentown Neighborhood Improvement Zone District Authority (ANIZDA).

Allentown School District

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ASD forced to dip further into fund balance for 2015 budget

The Allentown School District will have to procure an additional $2.1 million to make ends meet on its 2014-2015 budget.

Homicide suspect charged in plot to kill witnesses

An Allentown man, who's already charged with criminal homicide stemming from a shootout in Bethlehem, has been slapped with additional charges.

Nature center closes amid investigation

Nature center closes amid investigation

A Bethlehem nature center is shutting its doors.


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    On this day: July 25

    America gives its Army generals five stars, a family favorite amusement park ride is patented, Dylan plugs in, and Roseanne "sings," all on this day.

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