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Allentown City Council

Allentown council hires 4 cops, advances "Andre Reed Park"

Allentown City Council approved hiring four more police officers Wednesday night and advanced a proposal to rename an East Side park for pro football Hall of Famer Andre Reed.

Lower Saucon council

Lower Saucon Council hears proposal for luxury apartment complex

Three Lower Saucon Township council members Wednesday heard a proposal from a New Jersey-based developer for a new 204-unit luxury apartment complex to be located on Friedensville Road near Meadow Road.

Lehigh University

Lehigh University's entrepreneurship program honored

Accolades continue to pour in to Lehigh University for its outstanding program in entrepreneurial education.

Attorney Lisa A. Pereira and developer Rick Albertson outline the plans for supervisors

Hanover Township likes proposed shopping center

There were no plans to approve or even a resolution to vote on, but Hanover Township supervisors Wednesday said they are willing to close Lloyd Street, a cut through between Airport Road and Irving Street, to help clear the way for a proposed shopping center at American Parkway and Airport Road.

Scotland prepares to vote on independence

Scotland prepares to vote on independence

Excitement is mounting in Scotland ahead of tomorrow's independence vote.

School administrator sues Allentown School District

School administrator sues Allentown School District

School administrator Jose Rosado has filed a federal lawsuit against the Allentown School District, Superintendent Russell Mayo and the district's COO, David Wildonger.

Wehr's Dam at Covered Bridge Park, South Whitehall Twp.

South Whitehall Township

Wehr's Dam supporters seek answers from South Whitehall Twp.

Proponents of saving Wehr's Dam said the administration of South Whitehall Township is darn slow when it comes to determining the dam's future.

Margaret Walson, co-founder of Service Electric, dies

Margaret Walson, co-founder of Service Electric Cable TV, died Wednesday.

Man ordered to trial in deadly stabbing of Nazareth man

Man ordered to trial in deadly stabbing of Nazareth man

Andrew Robert Hess is going to trial on a single charge of criminal homicide following a preliminary hearing Wednesday in the Northampton County Courthouse in Easton.

Bethlehem Council tables amusement tax increase

A proposed amusement tax increase for Bethlehem was unanimously tabled by City Council Tuesday night.

Jessenia Velez

Police, family search for missing Northampton teen

A Northampton County girl is missing, and police and her family hope the public can help find her.

Allentown jazz composer wins award


Allentown man wins 'genius grant' for jazz advances

An Allentown man is being rewarded for his groundbreaking work in the music industry.


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    On this day: September 18

    America takes out its first loan, The New York Times and the United States Air Force are born, guitar legend Jimi Hendrix dies, and "The Guiding Light" ends after 72 years, all on this day.

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