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Seniors keep nonprofits afloat with volunteer spirit
Every Friday, Cynthia Caddoo loads a cooler full of food in the back seat of her gray Chevrolet Prizm and sets out on a 50-mile round trip on the back roads of northwestern Lehigh County.
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Fri Apr 18, 2014
N. Lehigh to improve math education
Northern Lehigh School District has a plan in place to provide students with the best math education according to state standards.
Allentown overcharged suburbs more than $2.1 million for sewer fees
Allentown will be repaying more than $2.1 million to surrounding municipalities that were over-charged for sewer fees by the city.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Accused wife-beater rejects plea deal
The Lehigh County man accused of beating his wife to death has rejected a plea deal.
Beyer wins ballot challenge for state House seat
Commonwealth Court Judge Renee Cohn Jubelirer ruled Thursday that Michael Beyer will be the Democratic challenger to take on Republican incumbent Justin Simmons for a seat in the state house in November's election.
Check your lottery tickets! Cash 5 ticket worth nearly $1.5 million sold in Lehigh County
A ticket for the Wednesday drawing sold at the Top Star Express, 7739 Hamilton Blvd., Upper Macungie Township , correctly matched all five numbers -- 02-03-27-35-36.
New Jersey man caught at Lehigh County hotel with 1,200 bags of heroin, police say
An undercover drug sting netted state police more than 1,200 bags of heroin at a Lehigh County hotel, police said.
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Rep. to introduce first-ever divorce equality bill
A Lehigh County state lawmaker plans to introduce the state's first piece of legislation to grant same-sex couples the right to divorce in Pennsylvania.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
County commissioners visit velodrome amid lease negotiations
The Lehigh County Commissioners met with Valley Preferred Cycling Center representatives on Wednesday evening to discuss the group's request to extend their current lease for the velodrome by 20 years.
Allentown man gets up to 50 years in prison for second Emmaus bank robbery
An Allentown man already serving time in a Pennsylvania state prison for one Emmaus bank robbery was sentenced today for a second borough holdup.
Lehigh Co - I-78 Bridge work in Weisenberg Twp
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced repair work on the Interstate 78 Bridge over Old Route 22 in Weisenberg Township, Lehigh County will begin April 22 and last approximately three weeks.
Ott and Beitler talk politics in Emmaus
Lehigh County Commissioner Scott Ott and Lower Macungie Township Commissioner Ron Beitler both addressed Tuesday night's meeting of the Concerned East Penn Taxpayers Association in Emmaus.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Authorities: Inexperienced hikers should not attempt Glen Onoko Falls
Rescue crews snapped into action Monday afternoon at a popular hiking spot in Carbon County.
Sinkhole opens up at shopping center entrance in Whitehall Twp.
Drivers on a busy road in Lehigh County are being diverted away from the entrance to a shopping center because of a sinkhole.
Man fatally shot in car ID'd; coroner seeks kin
A man found fatally shot in his car Sunday afternoon has been identified, and officials are looking for his family.
Bethlehem residents reenact Palm Sunday march
On Sunday morning, some residents in Lehigh County reenacted a Biblical scene from thousands of years ago.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Berks County Man Charged In Craigslist Murder
Police charged a Berks County man with homicide and other offenses in the April 8th 2014 fatal shooting of an Allentown man.
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Valley's first sweetFrog closes, but another one in works
After less than a year of business, the Lehigh Valley's first sweetFrog closed its doors about two weeks ago in South Whitehall Township.
Lower Nazareth Township taps expert to study pulling out of Colonial Regional police force
Lower Nazareth Township has hired a consultant to examine a study of pulling out of the Colonial Regional police force.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Allentown man ejected from school board meeting during spoken word poetry protest - VIDEO
Dejour Scott, 24, is thrown out of an Allentown School Board meeting as he recites a spoken word poem regarding the district's dropout rates.