Unemployment continues to decline in the Lehigh Valley

Published: Jul 02 2013 07:38:15 PM EDT

The region's jobs scene continues to gain momentum.

The unemployment rates for the Lehigh Valley and the Reading area -- Berks County -- fell in May.

It's the fourth straight monthly decline for both regions.

The Lehigh Valley's jobless rate fell two tenths of a percentage point to 7.9 percent.

Reading's rate fell one-tenth to 7.6-percent.