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  1. Syrian community want to see nation's flag at Allentown cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | WFMZ

    Members of the local Syrian community want the country's flag flown at city hall for the country's upcoming independence day but Allentown officials said it won't happen

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  2. History's Headlines: New downtown Allentown men's store has historic rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    When he and his brother Giuseppe came to the city in 1999, to open their New York Urban store, the many men's clothing merchants, whose roots went back into the 19th century, were gone. "We are first-generation and grew up in Reading," said Napoli, whose parents came to the U.S. in 1968 from a small village outside Palermo in their native Sicily.

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  3. LVPC hears region's comprehensive freight movement profileRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | WFMZ

    By the year 2040, the freight tonnage being transported over Lehigh Valley's most traveled highways will double from the amount currently transported, according to an area freight movement profile and plan presented Thursday evening to members of the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission . LVPC Executive Director and transportation committee chair Becky Bradley presented the region's freight movement plan which she noted is closely tied with Pennsylvania's plan.

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  4. As disasters happen abroad, Easton discusses preparednessRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | WFMZ

    While emergency situations are playing out on a national and global scale, local residents in Easton are stepping up to make sure the community is ready in case a large-scale disaster were to happen here at home. Michael Plummer, President of the Easton Blockwatch Association, hosted an emergency preparedness meeting in Easton on Thursday.

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  5. David Howard gets up to five years for beating deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Allentown police said Howard punched Bentley in the head during a fight at Freddie's Bar on East Hamilton Street. Howard was on the run for several months.

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  6. Skincare & anti-aging methods: They're not just for women anymoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | WFMZ

    The experts say there are things men can do to keep their skin youthful and that skincare isn't just for women! Jennifer Anllo, licensed medical esthetician and owner of The Anllo Center in Allentown, and one of her patients, Sam Torrence, joined WFMZ's Eve Tannery on 69 News at Sunrise to tell us more.

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  7. S&P raises Allentown's long-term credit rating to 'A+'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | WFMZ

    The city of Allentown's long-term credit rating has been raised by Standard and Poor's indexers from a 'BBB+" to an 'A+' rating with a stable outlook, according to a report presented Wednesday to the city's budget and finance committee from a financial management firm detailing the particulars of the city's short and long-term borrowings. The report presented by Scott Shearer, managing director at Public Financial Management, Inc. of Harrisburg also noted credit rating agency Moody's Investor's Services affirmed Allentown's existing 'A-3' credit rating also with a stable outlook.

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  8. Allentown man charged with homicide by vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | WFMZ

    An Allentown man was charged Wednesday with homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence and other offenses in the death of a pedestrian on Airport Road in Hanover Township. Jose Antonio Santiago, 33, of the 800 block of West Chew Street, was charged with killing 62-year-old Anna Lewis of Allentown as well as with injuring her sister, Rosalie Carlo, of Brooklyn, N.Y. The women were walking along Airport Road shortly before 9 p.m. on March 15 when they were struck by Santiago's vehicle.

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  9. Berks-Lehigh drug ring dismantled in $2.2 million bust in ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | WFMZ

    "This is an extremely large seizure of drugs," said Berks County District Attorney John Adams. "This is probably the largest seizure of meth that we've seen in the county, probably as far back as anyone can remember."

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  10. Allentown now involved in My Brother's Keeper initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | WFMZ

    "My Brother's Keeper" is a national initiative launched by President Barack Obama to improve the lives of young men of color.

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  11. Report: Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority hired firm to investigate 2 board membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | WFMZ

    A private investigation into two members of the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority reveals a "conflict of interest," according to a report obtained by an Allentown newspaper. The Morning Call reports the firm concluded in January that board members David Haines and Dean Browning both had conflicts of interest that made their membership on the board "impermissible."

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  12. Allentown high school students to teach class at Lehigh U.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | WFMZ

    The kids who formed the community group United Youth in Allentown five years ago are sharing what they've learned with students at Lehigh University. Several students from Roberto Clemente Charter School in Allentown spoke with WFMZ's Jaciel Cordoba about the opportunity.

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  13. Coroner IDs body found in Allentown house MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | WFMZ

    The 47-year-old male was pronounced dead inside a row home at 733 West Washington Street at 1:15 p.m. Monday by Deputy Coroner Dan Buglio.

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  14. Studies: Pennsylvanians among highest taxpayers in United StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | WFMZ

    Tax time can really sting for folks who find themselves in the red, but when it comes down to who pays the most, you might be surprised. Pennsylvania is in the top 10 for states that pay the highest taxes, according to a pair of new studies.

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  15. Unidentified Allentown man was murderedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | WFMZ

    The 47-year-old male was pronounced dead inside a row home in the 700 block of West Washington Street at 1:15 p.m. Monday by Deputy Coroner Dan Buglio. An autopsy performed Tuesday morning determined "the cause of death is attributed to blunt force injuries to the body," reported Grim. 1 comment

  16. Trail detours set up in Allentown's Lehigh ParkwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | WFMZ

    Repair work beginning Tuesday on the Interstate 78 bridge over Fish Hatchery Road and Little Lehigh Creek will require temporarily closing the main trail through Allentown's Lehigh Parkway. But then the trail on the other side of the creek will be closed for about a month, as bridge work continues on that side of the bridge.

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  17. Upper Saucon gives final plan approval for new elementary schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    With a unanimous positive vote Monday evening, the Upper Saucon Township Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution approving the final land development site plan from the Southern Lehigh School District for construction of the new $16.7 million unnamed elementary school and the demolition of the current Hopewell Elementary on Hopewell Road in the township. Presenting the final plan before the board, Jim Mazeika, senior project engineer with Barry Isset Associates of Allentown explained the "land swap" details of the project between the township and the school district.

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  18. 'High Notes' gala showcases theater in Allentown schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | WFMZ

    Some theater students in the Allentown district will be performing off campus in the upcoming High Notes Gala. The gala is a fundraiser at Miller Symphony Hall that showcases theatre in Allentown Schools.

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  19. House before zoning board becomes microcosm of neighborhood frustrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | WFMZ

    Neighbors unhappy with a West End house rented to Muhlenberg College students were unable to sway the Allentown Zoning Hearing Board Monday night. At least seven people raised their hands to object to Brian Kunz and Jeffrey Silsbee being allowed to continue using the home they own at 423 N. Leh St. to house four Muhlenberg students. 1 comment

  20. Affordable Care Act remains controversial five years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Health insurance is a major issue in our country. When President Obama signed the Affordable Care act into law five years ago he said it would change Americans' lives.

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