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

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

Easton Area School District officials

Easton Area could pay $6 million more for Paxinosa repairs

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

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

Charles Bud Berge

ArtsQuest

Bethlehem's St. Nicholas passes away

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

Palmer Twp. supervisors

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

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…

Final planning for FedEx hub

Airport Authority approves infrastructure agreement with Hanover Twp.

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…

Unemployment down in the Lehigh Valley

Unemployment down in the Lehigh Valley

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

 

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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.

'Jolly' Joe Timmer, Musikfest polka icon, dies

NAZARETH, Pa.

The Lehigh Valley has lost a longtime polka legend.

New Northampton middle school ready for 2015-2016 school year

NORTHAMPTON, Pa.

Northampton Area School District's new middle school is expected to open on schedule next month for the start of the 2015-2016 school year.

New, transitional care facility discussed in Upper Saucon

UPPER SAUCON TWP., Pa.

A proposed transitional care facility that would rest across the highway from the Promenade Shops in Upper Saucon Township is one step closer to becoming a reality.

Bangor school board president blasts board members, quits

BANGOR, Pa.

Bangor School Board president Pam Colton unexpectedly resigned Monday, saying she can no longer tolerate some other members.

Study: more health risks for seniors who stop driving

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

It's a part of getting older that can sometimes be a tough decision to make: giving up the car keys.

Musikfest introduces new app for Apple and Android phones

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Musikfest, the nation’s largest free music festival, just announced the release of its new mobile app

Coroner identifies man who died in Northampton County motorcycle accident

EAST BANGOR, Pa.

The coroner has identified the man who was killed in a motorcycle crash Sunday morning in Northampton County

Kids travel from The Big Apple to the Lehigh Valley for some fresh air

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Monday afternoon at Cedar Crest Bible Fellowship Church in Allentown, 23 children from New York met their Lehigh Valley host families for the first time

Lehigh Valley Health Network opens new facility in Fogelsville

FOGELSVILLE, Pa.

A special ribbon cutting ceremony was held Monday to celebrate the opening of a new health center in Lehigh County

Developer invites public to tour landmark hotel in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A landmark building in Allentown appears to be on the upswing.

Historic mansion demolished; 'It's sickening,' says protester

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Protesters lost the fight to save the historic Donecker Mansion in Allentown as the demolition process began Monday.

2 injured in Lehigh Twp. crash

LEHIGH TWP., Pa.

A one-car crash Sunday night sent two people to the hospital.

A-Treat wants you to pick next soda flavor

OREFIELD, Pa.

It's your turn to speak up and have a say in A-Treat's next flavor.

SWAT team arrest man in Bethlehem

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

A SWAT team arrested a man in Bethlehem Sunday night who was wanted on felony charges in Berks County.

Police investigating fatal motorcycle crash in Northampton County

EAST BANGOR, Pa.

Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash near the border of Upper Mount Bethel Township and East Bangor.

Online fundraiser underway for family of man found dead in Lehigh River

COPLAY, Pa.

An online fundraiser is underway to help cover funeral expenses for a Lehigh County man who was found dead in the Lehigh River on his 22nd birthday.

Community outreach event helps people with medical bills

COOPERSBURG, Pa.

Community outreach event helps people with medical bills

Man points gun at driver during I-78 road rage incident

BETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP, Pa.

Pennsylvania State Police are searching for a man who they say pointed a handgun at another driver during a road rage incident Friday afternoon.

Bethlehem Township proposes stormwater tax to combat flash flooding

BETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP, Pa.

Last month, a pair of storms caused severe damage throughout Bethlehem Township. After hearing complaints from residents this week, township commissioners proposed a stormwater tax.

Zucchini 500 returns to the Easton Farmers' Market

EASTON, Pa.

It was a fun and zany day of fast food in Easton's Centre Square on Saturday.

Habitat for Humanity dedicates Bethlehem home to former refugee family

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh Valley has dedicated a home on 8th Street in Bethlehem to a family of five.

Community comes together to help make Emmaus roads safer

EMMAUS, Pa.

It was a little over two months ago when an 11-year-old girl was killed and her friend was injured after they were hit by a car while crossing a busy street in Emmaus. Now the community is coming together, to urge leaders to make the road safer.

Partial building collapse in North Whitehall Township injures two

NORTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP, Pa.

Two people were injured in a partial building collapse in North Whitehall Township Saturday afternoon.

Lehigh County Jail inmate found dead in his cell

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Officials say a Lehigh County Jail inmate was found dead in his cell Friday morning.

Truck overturns in Lower Macungie Township, snarls traffic

LOWER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP, Pa.

A single-vehicle crash in Lower Macungie Township caused some minor traffic issues Saturday morning.

Lehigh Valley summer bucket list

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa.

Discover Lehigh Valley and 69 News teamed up to make a local summer bucket list.

Man with 8-month-old baby in tow leads police on wild chase

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

According to police, the seven mile chase began around 12:45 Friday morning in the area of Tilghman Street and Blue Barn Road in Upper Macungie Township

 
 
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