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LVPC executive director finds governor’s advisory board “impressive”

Calling it a “real honor” to serve on Governor Wolf’s newly formed advisory board on economic development, Lehigh Valley Planning Commission (LVPC) Executive Director Becky…

Air Products attack abroad hits close to home

Air Products continues to shed jobs

Hundreds of Air Products employees have lost their jobs in recent months

Effort underway to save Lehigh Valley s tallest building

Effort underway to save Lehigh Valley's tallest building

It's an iconic building in the Lehigh Valley, but the future of Martin Tower in Bethlehem remains up in the air.

Public invited to tour Americus Hotel

Public invited to tour Americus Hotel

The general public got a sneak peek of an Allentown landmark that's been closed for almost a decade.

Local charity launches paint recycling program

Local charity launches paint recycling program

A local non-profit group is literally giving new color to something many people just cast off.

Woman in court Alleged rapist was cool calm systematic

Woman in court: Alleged rapist was cool, calm, systematic

Rape suspect Jason Davies didn't look at his alleged victim during his preliminary hearing on Thursday.

A&H Sportswear closing Nazareth plant Sept. 1

A&H Sportswear Company permanently is closing its Nazareth plant on Sept. 1.

 

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Diakon Social Ministries claims $19.6 million impact

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries claims it provides nearly $19.6 million in benefits  to the communities it serves.

Corbin Bernsen movie about Bethlehem scrapped

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Actor and producer Corbin Bernsen apparently has scrapped his highly-publicized plans to make a movie about Bethlehem in Bethlehem.

Section of Route 611 re-opens following sewer repair

EASTON, Pa.

A section of Route 611 re-opened Thursday afternoon following sewer repairs.

Another local business expanding into NIZ

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

An Easton boutique has announced it's expanding into Allentown's newly revitalized downtown.

Motorcyclist dies following crash with dump truck

EMMAUS, Pa.

The driver of a motorcycle injured in a collision with a dump truck has died.

Man arrested after hitting woman with vehicle during argument over crude comments

PHILLIPSBURG, N.J.

A Phillipsburg man is accused of backing his truck up into a woman during an argument over comments he made about a teenage girl.

Family asks for help in finding missing man

NORTHAMPTON, Pa.

Family members of a 25-year-old, missing man are asking for help in finding him.

Man charged with DUI after crashing into Bethlehem bar

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Thirty-six-year-old Arturo Aguilar of Bethlehem is facing a number of charges including reckless driving and driving under the influence of the highest rate of alcohol

The sweetest way to cool down on a hot summer night

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

There was a line out the door at The Bethlehem Dairy Store Wednesday night

Bethlehem man faces more charges of sexual assault of a child

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

A Bethlehem man accused of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old is now also facing charges for allegedly sexually assaulting a six-year-old, 14-year-old and 16-year-old while also recording some of the abuse.

Former Nazareth wrestling coach Ray Nunamaker passes away

Ray Nunamaker passed away at his home Tuesday

Motorcycle collides with dump truck in Emmaus

EMMAUS, Pa.

A dump truck and a motorcycle collided Wednesday afternoon in Emmaus.

Emmaus moves forward to buy new municipal building

EMMAUS, Pa.

Emmaus borough council has approved an ordinance to finance the purchase of the former Rodale headquarters as its new municipal center.

Musikfest mugs costs ten bucks but offer discounts

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

The official Musikfest Mugs cost $10 but include discounts at 11 area restaurants and attractions.

Man convicted of killing lover sentenced to life in prison

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

An Allentown man convicted of killing his lover and then burning her remains has learned his fate.

Train collides with dump truck in Lower Macungie

LOWER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP, Pa.

A Norfolk & Southern freight train and a Lower Macungie Township dump truck collided Wednesday morning near the township's Quarry Park.

Northampton County man faces moonshine charges

GLENDON, Pa.

Forty-three-year-old Scott M. Pyatt of Glendon, Northampton County, has been charged with selling or possessing moonshine by Pennsylvania State Police.

Tractor trailer overturns, dumps load into Delaware Canal

WILLIAMS TWP., Pa.

A tractor trailer accident felt like déjà vu for people who live in Williams Township, Northampton County.

Road closure forces Allentown traffic to re-route

Allentown's revitalization continues with work on Four City Center.


Jewelry store employee tries to re-sell stolen diamond

CENTER VALLEY, Pa.

A Kay Jewelers employee stole a 2-carat Neil Lane engagement ring from The Promenade Shops.

Aurel Arndt, chief executive of Lehigh County Authority, is retiring

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa.

Aurel Arndt, longtime Chief Executive of Lehigh County Authority's Board of Directors is retiring and the board has appointed a successor.

Easton Area could pay $6 million more for Paxinosa repairs

EASTON, Pa.

Renovating Paxinosa Elementary could cost $6 million more than first anticipated, the project engineer told Easton Area School District officials Tuesday.

Ways to beat the heat in the Lehigh Valley

There are plenty of free or inexpensive ways to keep the kids cool when the mercury rises over the next few days

Bethlehem's St. Nicholas passes away

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

A longtime fixture at a Bethlehem holiday festival has passed away.

Palmer Twp. residents tired of "buck naked" and loud party goers

PALMER TWP, Pa.

Saying they are tired of seeing beer swilling party goers, some "buck naked," loud and obnoxious and urinating in public, nearly 50 residents near Penn Pump Park packed a Palmer Township supervisors meeting Tuesday night, telling the supervisors something needs to be done.

Airport Authority approves infrastructure agreement with Hanover Twp.

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

As part of the finishing touches to the Federal Express (FedEx) mega-hub project in Allen Township, the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA) Wednesday afternoon approved an infrastructure agreement with Hanover Township.

Unemployment down in the Lehigh Valley

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa.

The regional jobless report shows the jobless rate dropped two tenths of a percentage point to 5.4 percent

Proposed settlement between DEP, Talen Energy for ash spill damages

LOWER MT. BETHEL TWP., Pa.

The incident occurred in August 2005 at the Martins Creek Steam Electric Station in Lower Mt. Bethel Township

Event puts kids on course for return to school

With about one month left of summer vacation, it's time for kids to get ready to go back to school

Donation benefits Bethlehem police horses

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

The equestrian community is helping the Bethlehem Police Department care for its horses.

 
 
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