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  1. Route 22 pedestrian killed was 27-year-old Allentown manRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | NJ.com

    Traffic is stopped at 5:15 Saturday morning for a pedestrian accident on Route 22 West just beyond the Route 191 interchange in Bethlehem Township, Pennsylvania. An Allentown man has been identified as the pedestrian stuck and killed early Saturday morning on Route 22 in Northampton County.

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  2. Authorities identify pedestrian killed on Route 22Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WFMZ

    Authorities in Northampton County say a man was walking on Route 22 when he was was struck and killed by two vehicles. Officials say 27-year-old Luis Nicholas Avila Jr. of Allentown was walking in the right lane when he was struck by the front end of a vehicle.

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  3. Minor league park revives blighted area in LancasterRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Times Leader

    ... Barnstormers baseball team revived a blighted area and continued an uptrend for the city's downtown. As in Allentown, the first thought had been to build the stadium in suburban "easy in, easy out type spots," said Thomas Baldridge, president of the ...

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  4. Allentown's downtown arena spurs growthRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Times Leader

    The area around the Mohegan Sun Arena has prospered since the venue opened 15 years ago, as retail stores, restaurants and hotels have popped up like daisies in spring. An hour to the south, central Allentown is in the midst of a major revival, sparked by a comprehensive development plan built around the just-opened PPL Center, a multi-purpose arena set smack in the middle of town, but hardly visible behind the new office and apartment buildings that surround it.

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  5. Penn State Basketball: D.J. Newbill Leads Penn State Over Drexel to Improve to 11-1Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Victory Bell Rings

    The Penn State Nittany Lions continued their impressive run through the nonconference portion of the schedule on Saturday with a victory over in-state school Drexel. The game was played at a neutral site, inside of the new PPL Center in Allentown, PA.

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  6. Bride-to-be requests corgis in place of bouquets for wedding ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... there to be a time for all the corgis and respective owners to get to know each other before the April ceremony in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Move over, famous people getting married! As long as nothing goes awry (which, with live animals , there's ...

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  7. Allentown temporary winter shelter sees high turnout, organizers sayRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | NJ.com

    ... The Lehigh Conference of Churches continues searching for money to operate the new emergency shelter. It opened in Allentown this winter as a temporary alternative to a shelter that drew strong criticism last winter from homeless advocates. In its ...

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  8. Shopping Scout: Bunk beds, puzzles, makeup case and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Morning Call

    Makeup case: Donna of Allentown is looking for a large makeup case that looks like a piece of luggage, with many compartments, drawers, wheels and a handle. Pin-fitted slip covers: Mary Anne of Bethlehem is looking for someone who can make pin-fitted slip covers for furniture.

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  9. How to help a picky eater during holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Morning Call

    Maya Mensch, 2, of Allentown eats a piece of cucumber in her feeding therapy session. The little pixie from Allentown loves her purple sparkly boots, likes to be in constant motion and wants to do things for herself.

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  10. Pa. cigar enthusiasts not lighting up over prospect of ending Cuban trade embargoRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | The Morning Call

    The humidor inside G&E Smoke Shop and Cigar Lounge holds plenty of cigars from Central American and Caribbean nations. Whether the Allentown shop eventually sees Cuban-made cigars will depend in large part on whether Cuba and the U.S. normalize relations.

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  11. Israeli educators visit a pair of local schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    For the past 12 years, the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley has brought teachers from almost 6,000 miles away to Allentown schools to learn and share ways to make schools better for kids. The Israeli educators visited the Jewish Day School and Allentown School District's Muhlenberg Elementary School on Friday.

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  12. 5 Casting Notices to Peruse This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Back Stage

    ... and Frank the bookeeper," who seek love and enlightenment on the Internet, says Western Star Productions. The Allentown, Penn.-based company will rehearse in January, with performances at the Pines Dinner Theatre running Jan. 16March 8. SETH ROGEN & ...

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  13. Macungie artist wins People's Choice in billboard contestRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Morning Call

    ... Good Shepard Rehabilitation Hospital, the City of Bethlehem Parks Department and the Community Action Network of Allentown. He is also an accomplished gallery painter whose works have been featured in several galleries and private collections. The ...

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  14. Local hospitals dinged by MedicareRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Morning Call

    Hospitals run by the Lehigh Valley's biggest health care providers have been penalized by the federal government because patients developed preventable complications while being treated at their facilities. Lehigh Valley Hospital's Salisbury, Allentown and Bethlehem locations and St. Luke's University Hospital in Bethlehem, as well as the Surgical Specialty Center At Coordinated Health in Allentown are among more than 700 hospitals across the country whose Medicare reimbursement rates will be cut by 1 percent, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or CMS, announced Thursday.

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  15. Flyers call up goalie Zepp from Lehigh ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Morning Call

    Lehigh Valley Phantoms' Rob Zepp blocks a puck shot by Binghamton Senators' Jay Rosehill during an ice hockey game held at PPL Center in Allentown on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. Lehigh Valley Phantoms' Rob Zepp blocks a puck shot by Binghamton Senators' Jay Rosehill during an ice hockey game held at PPL Center in Allentown on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014.

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  16. Woman hurt in Allentown rush-hour crash on Martin Luther King DriveRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Morning Call

    A black sedan was involved in a car accident at the intersection of Lehigh Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway in Allentown Friday evening, Dec. 19, 2014. A black sedan was involved in a car accident at the intersection of Lehigh Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway in Allentown Friday evening, Dec. 19, 2014.

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  17. Christmas concert, shoe drive to benefit children of Allentown's Little Lehigh communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NJ.com

    A Christmas concert and shoe drive to benefit the children of Allentown's Little Lehigh public housing community is set for Sunday night. Scheduled for 7 p.m. at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St. in Allentown, the two-hour event will feature local jazz, blues, R&B and gospel performers, organizers announced this week.

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  18. Frontman for 1960s group leads 10 veteran artists who will get...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Morning Call

    Jay Proctor, frontman for of Jay & the Techniques, whose song "Apples, Peaches, Pumpkin Pie" hit the Top 10 in 1967, will be among the artists getting Special Recognition Awards at the Lehigh Valley Music Awards in March, it was just announced. Proctor, of Allentown, also had the hit "Keep the Ball Rollin" with the group.

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  19. Allentown man charged for having sex with his momRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WFMZ

    Police report the victim came to them about two months ago to report the assault had occurred five months earlier. The woman said she was in bed when her 20-year-old son crawled into the bed and assaulted her.

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  20. Penn State men's basketball: Nittany Lions not worrying about pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Morning Call

    ... For the coaches and players, that means staying focused as they prepare to play Drexel (2-7) at the PPL Center in Allentown at 2 p.m. Saturday. The Nittany Lions (10-1) are off to their best start since the 1995-96 team opened the year 13-0. ...

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