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  1. Police: Allentown men threatened to 'chop' woman to piecesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Morning Call

    A 47-year-old Allentown man threatened to "chop" a woman "to pieces" while holding a knife to her inside a bathroom in a Vine Street apartment early Saturday morning, police said. Investigators say Jose Manuel Morales-Pagan locked himself and Anadyr Perez in a bathroom at about 1:30 a.m., threatening to kill Perez and burn the apartment down.

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  2. Arts News: Free Symphony tickets for studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Morning Call

    Elana Tsarkova in Loo in Cirque de la Symphonie, which will perform with the Allentown Symphony Orchestra Feb. 14 and 15. Elana Tsarkova in Loo in Cirque de la Symphonie, which will perform with the Allentown Symphony Orchestra Feb. 14 and 15. The Allentown Symphony Association is offering free tickets to Lehigh Valley students in grades 1-12 and college students up to age 25 with a student ID to orchestra concerts for the remainder of the 2014-15 season. This offer is made possible by a grant from the Century Fund.

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  3. Lehigh Valley Sports CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Morning Call

    Items for the calendar must be typed and received at least 10 days in advance of your proposed publishing date at: Sports Calendar, The Morning Call, P.O. Box 1260, Allentown, PA 18105. They may be faxed to the sports department at 610-820-8654 or sent via email to sports@mcall.com .

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  4. Lansford gets facelift with help from Main Street Lehigh Valley grant and other company newsRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | The Morning Call

    The Carbon Chamber and Economic Development Corporation, in conjunction with the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce recently presented the first Main Street Lehigh Valley Grant in Carbon County to Lansford Alive last month. The group applied for and received a $500 matching grant from the Chamber Foundation to beautify the downtown of Lansford.

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  5. Chamber ensemble Satori honors Lehigh Valley musical legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Morning Call

    During a concert by the Lehigh Valley chamber ensemble Satori not too long ago, something spooky happened during a performance of Lehigh Valley composer Paul Salerni's "Witches and Rappings" for flute, clarinet, violin and cello that had nothing to do with the score. Long-time Lehigh Valley pianist and accompanist Eileen Wescoe, who was sitting in the audience next to Salerni, was suddenly struck by a curious revelation.

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  6. Local art joins the RenaissanceRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Morning Call

    The restaurant and bar area at the Renaissance Hotel that is part of the Arena Complex in Allentown on Wednesday. The restaurant and bar area at the Renaissance Hotel that is part of the Arena Complex in Allentown on Wednesday.

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  7. Souper Bowl warms bellies at SteelStacksRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | The Morning Call

    Dana Cartin and Karen Fischbach, both of Keyport, N.J., sample the soup and fill out their ballots, as ArtsQuest hosts Souper Bowl benefiting the Art Education Fund, Saturday in the MusikFest Cafe at SteelStacks in Bethlehem. Dana Cartin and Karen Fischbach, both of Keyport, N.J., sample the soup and fill out their ballots, as ArtsQuest hosts Souper Bowl benefiting the Art Education Fund, Saturday in the MusikFest Cafe at SteelStacks in Bethlehem.

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  8. Responsible dog ownership stressed at Allentown expoRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | The Morning Call

    Lauren Sweeney, 16, of New Tripoli cuddles with a 3-month old Labrador puppy for sale. The 38th annual Canine Learning Experience, sponsored by the Lehigh Valley Kennel Club, was held at the Agri-Plex in Allentown Saturday, January 24, 2015.

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  9. Top Phillies prospect Franco is going to get advice from legendsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Morning Call

    IronPigs' Maikel Franco takes the field against Pawtucket in this Wednesday, August 27, 2014, file photo taken at Coca-Cola Park in Allentown. IronPigs' Maikel Franco takes the field against Pawtucket in this Wednesday, August 27, 2014, file photo taken at Coca-Cola Park in Allentown.

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  10. Costs grow for woman after tree is cut down in AllentownRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Morning Call

    Nancy Beitel of Allentown wanted to remove the tree in front of her home 12 years ago when she could afford it. But, she said, the city wouldn't let her.

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  11. Renaissance Allentown Hotel: Industrial but glamRead the original story

    Friday | The Morning Call

    In every hallway and corner, there's an interesting piece by a Lehigh Valley artist waiting for you to discover. Rolled steel affixed with rivets, colors such as charcoal, slate, ebony and rust, funky furniture pieces - all combine for an industrial vibe that would be at home in a modern New York hotel.

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  12. Report: Lehigh Valley economy an also-ran globallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Morning Call

    With $1 billion in new construction in the works, the Neighborhood Improvement Zone-fueled construction boom in downtown Allentown might seem massive, but it apparently pales in comparison to the pace of growth in, say, Istanbul or Dubai. The Allentown metro area - which includes Lehigh, Carbon and Northampton counties and Warren County, N.J. - ranked 272nd for economic growth on a list of the world's 300 largest metro-region economies for 2013-14, in the Brookings Institution's Global Metro Monitor 2014 report.

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  13. Community rallies to save Pius X High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Morning Call

    Pius X ninth-grader Matthew Decker, 15, of Effort receives communion from Bishop John O. Barres near the conclusion of the St. Patrick's Day Mass at Pius X High School in Bangor on Monday, March 17, 2014. Pius X ninth-grader Matthew Decker, 15, of Effort receives communion from Bishop John O. Barres near the conclusion of the St. Patrick's Day Mass at Pius X High School in Bangor on Monday, March 17, 2014.

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  14. These Be an Angel donors earn their wingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Morning Call

    Generous readers of The Morning Call continue to donate money and items to local nonprofits in the newspaper's 15th annual Be an Angel campaign, ending Saturday. Forks YMCA Education Center and ProJeCt of Easton received monetary donations from the Martin D. Cohen Family Foundation of Bethlehem.

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  15. Lehigh Valley sledding memories: Police would block off streets for sleddersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Morning Call

    Children would sled down the 18th Street hill, between Elm and Fairview streets in Allentown in the '60s. When Bruce Moyer was a kid in the late '40s and early '50s, a good snowstorm meant North Ninth Street in Allentown would be blocked off to traffic, making it the ultimate course for sledding. 1 comment

  16. Allentown man gets prison in $2.9 million tax fraud caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Morning Call

    An Allentown man who filed more than 600 tax returns in other people's names and collected $2.9 million in tax refunds was sentenced Thursday to 21/2 years in federal prison. Andy O. Rodriguez, 26, pleaded guilty in August to 23 counts of making false claims against the government. 1 comment

  17. Upscale restaurant The Dime debuts above PPL CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Morning Call

    The deluge of new downtown Allentown restaurants continues with the Jan. 15 opening of The Dime at 12 N. Seventh St., above the main entrance to PPL Center. The 210-seat restaurant, offering upscale American cuisine, features two-story ceilings, an open kitchen and floor-to-ceiling windowsoverlooking Seventh and Hamilton streets.

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  18. Lehigh Valley municipalities win big at gas-pump pokerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Morning Call

    School buses leave Parkland High School and drive down Cedar Crest Boulevard in South Whitehall. As the price of fuel drops, school districts and municipalities are reaping big savings at the gas pump.

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  19. Social Security extends hours at field officesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Morning Call

    If you're the kind of person who still prefers face-to-face meetings, the Social Security Administration has good news for you. Starting March 16, the agency's field offices, including those in Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton, will open an extra hour on most weekdays.

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  20. Arrest made in Allentown barbershop homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Morning Call

    A 43-year-old Allentown man is charged with stabbing another city man to death inside a barbershop on Hamilton Street Thursday afternoon. Allentown police confirmed they arrested Eugenio Hernandez-Andino, late Thursday night.

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