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Accident closes Route 100 in Lower Macungie Twp

Two-vehicle accident shuts down Route 100 in Lower Macungie Township

Emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident that shut down part of Route 100 in Lower Macungie Township Saturday morning.

Police presence at Palmer Township park

Police step in to establish order at Palmer Township park

Palmer Township Police are cracking down on the loud and obnoxious behavior residents have reported at Penn Pump Park.

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Veterans from the Wounded Warrior Project get certified to scuba dive

Dozens of veterans from the Wounded Warrior Project, along with help from the Handicapped Scuba Association, are taking to the water at Dutch Springs.

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Bethlehem Police Department warns public of "new, frightening scam"

The Bethlehem Police Department is alerting the public to a new, frightening scam that is targeting Bethlehem residents.

Man arrested for stabbing in Allentown

Allentown Police say a man has been arrested for an early morning stabbing in Allentown.

Drum and bugle competition reaches a crescendo in Allentown

One hundred years old and still marching to the beat of her own drum

Thousands of musicians and spectators marched into the area and into J. Birney Crum Stadium for the event. And while on the field musicians ranged in age from 17-22, one…

52nd annual Das Awkscht Fescht underway in Macungie

52nd annual Das Awkscht Fescht underway in Macungie

A weekend of cars, food and fun is kicking off at Macungie Memorial Park in Lehigh County

 

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Judge reconsidering decision over video release of Easton police involved shooting

EASTON, Pa.

The attorney for the family of Richard Scheuermann said the request for police dash cam video is being filed in response to a separate court case where a similar video was released

Feds grant Allentown more time to submit documents

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown city officials asked for more time and got it to get together all the information that's being collected in connection with a federal probe.

Drum and bugle competition reaches a crescendo in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

J. Birney Crum Stadium was once again the site for a major drum and bugle corp competition

Accident in Lehigh Township sends two to hospital

LEHIGH TWP., Pa.

It happened shortly before 5 p.m. at the intersection of Locust Drive and Cherryville Road

$30 million needed to renovate Bethlehem's Boyd Theatre

BETHLEHEM, Pa.


Crews respond to hazmat spill at Nestle distribution center in Upper Macungie

UPPER MACUNGIE, PA.

Local fire crews and the county's special operations unit responded to the call around 5:30 p.m.

Easton police looking for person acting suspiciously around children

EASTON, Pa.

Easton Police are searching for a man who was reported to be acting oddly around children.

Road work on Route 22 expected to cause major delays

A PennDOT project on Route 22 next week is expected to cause major delays for motorists.

Student-built home for sale

NORTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

Lehigh County Technical Institute students have built a 2,300 square foot ranch home that's now available for sale.

3 charged with dealing meth

Three people are accused of dealing methamphetamine in Lehigh County.

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

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

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 Bradley described her first meeting with the governor and fellow advisory board members earlier Thursday in Harrisburg as an “interesting and refreshing collaborative effort with an impressive broad-based group of professionals”.

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

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

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

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

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

EASTON, Pa.

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

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

NAZARETH, Pa

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

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.

 
 
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