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A developer hopes to put a three-story medical offices building at Eaton and Eighth avenues in Bethlehem where a vacant bank now stands. Bryan Ritter, president of JENA Engineering of Allentown, outlined sketch plans for the structure Thursday before the Bethlehem Planning Commission.
Police were called to Etab Makhoul's home at 8:51 a.m. in the 1900 block of North Greenleaf Street in Allentown . Police on the scene would not comment on the matter.
Police responded to a call of a fatal shooting in the 800 block North Tacoma Street in East Allentown. There are at least two bodies at the northeast corner of Tacoma Street and East Greenleaf Street.
Actually, it was not a lack of gas but an abundance of water - rain - that cut short the first Nazareth Jazz Festival in Borough Park. The free, all-day event ended an hour early Saturday without headliner Drivetime playing after organizers feared the continuing downpour and increasingly wet pavilion stage would pose risks to the Philadelphia-area smooth jazz featured act.
Soaring high on the wings of the Eagles' inaugural concert Friday, PPL Center and a legion of volunteers welcomed hundreds of visitors Saturday to Rise Together Allentown, a collaboration featuring tours of the new arena and exhibits by downtown arts and cultural institutions. A "Rise Together Allentown" celebration was held in and around the PPL Center, in the Arts Park behind Symphony Hall and in other various venues Saturday, September 13, 2014.
Two troopers were ambushed outside a state police barracks in Pike County during a late-night shift change, leaving one dead and another injured. Authorities were searching Saturday for the suspect or suspects.
A decade ago, as Lehigh Valley leaders desperately looked for a way to pay for what would be a $50 million minor league baseball stadium in east Allentown, state Sen. Pat Browne seized on his experience as a tax attorney and accountant to devise an innovative plan to fill the gap. For the first 20 years, Pennsylvania would give up its tax collections at the new Coca-Cola Park to help Lehigh County pay its share.
TV show recording: Karen of Whitehall is looking for someone who has a recording of the TV show "Return to Amish" on DVD or VHS. Rototiller: Christopher of Lehighton is looking for a used Rototiller in good working condition.
Donald Hermany and his car will be at the America on Wheels Museum in Allentown to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Dodge noon-3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14. Donald Hermany and his car will be at the America on Wheels Museum in Allentown to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Dodge noon-3 p.m. Sunday, Sept.
Allentown's new PPL Center debuted to thousands of fans Friday night, but the arena complex has actually been a decade in the making. 69 News caught up with the two men who made it happen on opening night.
An Allentown primary care center is among 38 in Pennsylvania that will receive federal funding to expand access to its services. Neighborhood Health Centers of the Lehigh Valley will receive $197,148, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced Friday.
Following the postponement of the first two shows in the new leg of her Dressed to Kill tour due to illness, Cher has now been forced to put eight additional dates on hold. Cher is suffering from an acute viral infection, and on her doctors' orders, she's has now bumped the shows she was to have played over the next two weeks -- including a date at New York's Madison Square Garden -- to October, November and December.
Being presented with a proposed no-tax-increase budget for 2015 by the administration of Lehigh County Executive Thomas Muller was not exactly warmly welcomed as good news by some county commissioners Thursday night. "We thought we were going to have a tax increase this year, but by a miracle that has been put off," said Commissioner Percy Dougherty.
Authorities say a man accused of strangling a woman and leaving her body in the bathroom of a Pennsylvania apartment while he partied with others told police that he heard voices telling him to "kill everyone." Thirty-three-year-old Jesus Dominguez is charged in Lehigh County in the death of 60-year-old Shirley DiLeo in Allentown over the Labor Day weekend.
Gov. Milton Shapp, shown with the Allentown Women's Club in this undated photo, was a successful businessman who ran for governor, as Tom Wolf is doing this year. Gov. Milton Shapp, shown with the Allentown Women's Club in this undated photo, was a successful businessman who ran for governor, as Tom Wolf is doing this year.
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