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Solar Impulse 2 touches down at LVIA

After a day-long delay, a solar-powered plane landed at Lehigh Valley International Airport Wednesday night

Bethlehem zoners turn down Lehigh U. apartments request

Bethlehem zoners turn down Lehigh U. apartments request

In a move one member referred to as “just following the law”, the Bethlehem Zoning Hearing Board Wednesday denied a request from Lehigh University to build a three-story…

Easton Mayor: New rules will make contractors 'sharpen their pencils' on City Hall projects

City Council, in an effort to stimulate more competitive bidding in it own building, dramatically revised labor agreement rules for construction companies who want to build the…

Bethlehem Township zoners deny variances for Miller Heights home

The Bethlehem Township Zoning Hearing Board Wednesday night denied variance requests to build a single-family home on a Miller Heights lot that residents say is a potential flood…

The men and women behind the curtain of the Freddys

The men and women behind the curtain of the Freddys

While the crowds come to watch the students perform at the Freddy Awards, you might be surprised to learn who is working behind the scenes

Crayola Experience opens in Minnesota

A crayon-wrapper ribbon-cutting was held at the attraction's newest location at the Mall of America in Bloomington

Student built press box dedicated at Emmaus High School

Student built press box dedicated at Emmaus High School

Emmaus High School teacher Scott Didra's architecture class spent last year designing and building a press box on campus

 

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Residents say new Bethlehem Township home would cause more flooding

BETHLEHEM TWP., Pa.

A property owner is asking the Bethlehem Township Zoning Board for permission to build on a potential flood zone but residents say it's a bad idea and they have the pictures to prove it

'STEM' day at Cheston Elementary in Easton

EASTON, Pa.

Some Easton students left their notebooks behind to study science and math on Wednesday.

Solar Impulse 2 plane approaching Lehigh Valley

HANOVER TWP., Pa.

After a day-long delay, a solar-powered plane is set to land at Lehigh Valley International Airport on Wednesday.

Pa. overpaid Allentown district, says auditor general

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Pennsylvania overpaid the Allentown School District to the tune of nearly $2 million, according to the state's auditor general.

Half-naked morning stroll lands Macungie man in jail

MACUNGIE, Pa.

Police said the 58-year-old, who was drunk, was spotted by parents and kids walking to the school bus

No pension for 'ghost teacher,' says state agency

HARRISBURG, Pa.

The Pennsylvania Public School Employees' Retirement System --PSERS -- agrees taxpayers should not be on the hook for the pension of a teacher who doesn't teach.

Palmer teen threatens to shoot man outside diner

NAZARETH, Pa.

'I will shoot you and everyone you are with,' 18-year-old allegedly threatened

Teacher leaving a hand built legacy at Emmaus High School

EMMAUS, Pa.

Students are in the process of building a retractable observatory but it wouldn't be possible without the help of retiring teacher Scott Didra

New Palmer Township police officers sworn into service

PALMER TWP., Pa.

Palmer Township supervisors swore in two police officers Tuesday night, bringing the police force to full strength.

The 42nd Annual Boutique at the Rink

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Organizers are busy setting up for one of the biggest sales of the year in Bethlehem and it's all for a good cause. 

Bethlehem man nabbed in afternoon parking lot drug deal

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Police arrested the 28-year-old outside Ahart's Market for allegedly selling cocaine

Easton man caught with hand in the collection plate

BETHLEHEM TWP., Pa.

Police allege he tried to cash a forged check from an Easton church

Stabbing victim tells police he tried to break up fight

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Allentown man charged after attack in district court parking lot in South Side Bethlehem

Allentown man charged in court parking lot stabbing

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Police say a man stabbed another man in the parking lot of a district court in Bethlehem.

Parkland Board recognizes middle and high school students for achievement excellence in the arts and sciences

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

It was somewhat easier for the Parkland School Board Tuesday night to approve a 3.7 percent tax hike and draw $6 million from its savings to balance its $166 million budget for next school year following a one and a half-hour student recognition presentation for excellence in the art and sciences which included several statewide and numerous regional and local achievements from Parkland’s middle and high school students.

Little public interest at public meeting on proposed plan

UPPER MILFORD TOWNSHIP, Pa.

Another mile marker was passed Tuesday night on the long road toward developing a new comprehensive plan for six municipalities in southwestern Lehigh County.

Hanover Twp. approves new police vehicle

HANOVER TWP., Pa.

There will be a new police vehicle on the streets of Hanover Township in Northampton County.

Hellertown woman pleads guilty to role in investment scheme

According to court paperwork, Amanda Knorr, of Hellertown, Pa., pleaded guilty Tuesday.

Teen shot in the leg in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown police are investigating the shooting of a 17-year-old boy

Some municipalities keeping development at bay

MOORE TWP., Pa.

With their budgets still in limbo, some municipalities in the Lehigh Valley are not waiting to act on farmland preservation funding.

Police investigating after children allegedly offered candy from van

EASTON, Pa.

According to police, two juvenile males were separately approached by a green minivan in which the occupants of the vehicle offered the juveniles candy

LVHN, Cetronia Ambulance dedicate Founders Way

SOUTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

The relationship between Lehigh Valley Health Network and the Cetronia Ambulance Corps is blooming.

Morganelli warns against legalizing on-line gambling

EASTON, Pa.

Legalized on-line gambling will lead to more addictions, crimes, bankruptcies, poverty and suicides in Pennsylvania, warns Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli.

Allentown man charged in screwdriver attack, beating

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

An Allentown man faces assault charges after allegedly stabbing a man he met in Philadelphia with a screwdriver.

Coroner: Man dead inside burning home took own life

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Police and fire officials are investigating the death of a man found inside a burning home in Allentown.

Allentown Community Corrections Center closing

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The Allentown Community Corrections Center, which for more than 40 years  served as a halfway house for state prison parolees re-entering society, will close by the end of summer.

Monroe County man charged in 2 Hanover Twp. thefts

HANOVER TWP., Pa.

Authorities link the 34-year-old, getaway truck to similar thefts in Monroe and Carbon counties

Officials ID man found dead in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A joint investigation is underway in Allentown between the police and fire departments, after a man was found dead inside of his home Monday morning.

Emmaus High School will get an SRO in fall

EMMAUS, Pa.

Emmaus High School will get its first school resource officer — SRO — next fall.

Whitehall-Coplay cracks down on ‘Theft of Service’

If you don’t actually reside within the Whitehall-Coplay School District, and you’re falsifying records so that you’re child attends one of its five schools, school district officials said they will prosecute.

 


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