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SteelStacks celebrates Memorial Day weekend

SteelStacks celebrates Memorial Day weekend

If you are looking for a way to celebrate and honor those who have served our country, just head over to SteelStacks in Bethlehem.

Saucon Valley School District negotiations

Saucon Valley School Board and teachers union to enter nonbinding arbitration

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

Road rage incident in Lehigh County

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

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

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Police respond to double stabbing in Allentown

Two people have been arrested following a double stabbing in Allentown early Saturday morning.

Bank robbery suspect arrested in Allentown

Allentown police investigating robbery at Wells Fargo on Union Boulevard

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.

Shots fired at Palmer Township home

Shots fired into Northampton County home with child inside

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

Jessenia Velez

UPDATE: Missing Northampton teen returns safely

Police say a missing Northampton County teen has returned home.

 

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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

Generic unemployment comp application
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.

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

 
 
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