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  1. Authorities investigate death of man found in creekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WFMZ

    The Lehigh County coroner and Bethlehem police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found floating in Monocacy Creek in the city Tuesday afternoon. The dead man has been identified as 48-year-old Jeffrey Moyer who lived in the 100 block of East Market Street in Bethlehem.

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  2. Body found in Monocacy Creek in BethlehemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | WFMZ

    Lehigh County's coroner is investigating a body found Tuesday afternoon in Monocacy Creek near Spring and Main streets in Bethlehem.

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  3. Whitehall man stole from ALS victim in BethlehemRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | WFMZ

    Thirty-eight-year-old Anyemil "Animal" Rodriguez of Whitehall Township has been charged with the unauthorized use of a bank card that belonged to a Bethlehem man suffering from ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. The unauthorized use of the card occurred on the afternoon of Sept.

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  4. Employee accused of using dead woman's credit cardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    An employee of a senior adult community is facing charges that she stole and used the credit card of a woman who had just died. A resident at Kirkland, Virginia Hohl, was discovered on the floor of her room around 11:20 p.m. on September 27, and was pronounced dead at St. Luke's Hospital.

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  5. Arts Around Town: Thatcher & Friends turn the music up for mental healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Craig Thatcher and his band will gather on Saturday and, with a little help from his friends, raise awareness for a subject close to his heart. He'll be doing it the best way he can, through the music of one of his favorites, George Harrison , in a benefit "Concert for Enlightenment" for mental health disorders.

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  6. Proposed Lower Saucon budget includes 22% tax hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | WFMZ

    From a first draft review of its 2015 budget, the Lower Saucon Township Council Wednesday evening agreed to have its administration prepare a proposed budget containing a 1 mill increase or a 22% property tax hike next year. For a property with an assessed value of $200,000, that translates into a real estate tax bill that will be $200.00 higher in 2015.

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  7. Halloween costumes for girls: Innocent or inappropriate?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | WFMZ

    Louella Torrence has been in the business of selling costumes in Allentown for nearly 30 years. In all of that time, she said she's seen costumes for younger girls evolve into more risque outfits, this year in particular. 1 comment

  8. Tom Wolf campaigns for Pennsylvania governor in Lehigh ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | WFMZ

    "Looking forward, personally, to working with him as governor, and it's very important to show him our downtown. It's the anchor of Bethlehem," said Mayor Robert Donchez.

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  9. Police look for shooter in Five Points area incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | WFMZ

    Police in Bethlehem are looking for the person who shot a 28-year-old man in the Five Points area of the city Friday afternoon. Lt. Jeffrey Herzog said the victim showed up at the St. Luke's Hospital emergency room with a gunshot wound.

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  10. BASD reaches agreement with former parent it suedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    The Bethlehem Area School District Board of Directors approved a settlement in a case Monday night in which the district had filed a complaint against a former district parent. The district had filed a federal case against Diana Zhou in 2009 alleging that she exploited due process procedures by filing claims without merit against the district.

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  11. Teen heading to trial in attack of Lehigh University studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | WFMZ

    Bryan Sanchez-Osorio attacked a Lehigh University student in July after breaking into her off-campus apartment through a window and assaulting the woman inside her bedroom, where he allegedly tried to rape her and choked her until she turned blue, police said. Osorio, 17, now faces a slew of charges, including attempted rape and attempted criminal homicide.

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  12. Organizers for trail honoring 9/11 heroes seeks Lehigh Valley inputRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | WFMZ

    Four days after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, a plan to commemorate the tragic events was born with the creation of a national biking, hiking and driving trail. The September 11th National Memorial Trail would provide a physical linkage of the three memorials erected to mark the devastation that occurred that fateful day at the World Trade Centers, Pentagon and crash site of Flight 93 near Shanksville, Pa.

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  13. Trail honoring Sept. 11th heroes seeks Lehigh Valley residents' inputRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | WFMZ

    Four days after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, a plan to commemorate the tragic events was born with the creation of a national biking, hiking and driving trail. The September 11th National Memorial Trail would provide a physical linkage of the three memorials erected to mark the devastation that occurred that fateful day at the World Trade Centers, Pentagon and crash site of Flight 93 near Shanksville, Pa.

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  14. Miguel Ortiz pleads guilty to car theft, assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | WFMZ

    Miguel Angel Ortiz, Jr., pleaded guilty to auto theft and aggravated assault against a police officer Thursday in Northampton County Court. The Bethlehem man was sentenced to three to six months in jail and 24 months of probation for the theft and six to 12 months in jail for the aggravated assault.

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  15. PPL building new power line towersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    When a storm hits, it's already a messy situation and power outages can add to the problem, but PPL Electric Utilities has a plan to help the issue. The owner of Bagel Basket in Bethlehem, Suny Qureshi, said he loses money if he doesn't have customers or if he has to throw out food because of warm refrigerators.

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  16. Walmart fulfillment center coming to BethlehemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | WFMZ

    Walmart plans to open a second state-of-the-art fulfillment center in Bethlehem to support the company's growing e-commerce business. The 1.2 million-square-foot center in the Majestic Bethlehem Center, near Interstate 78 and Route 412, will feature state-of-the-art automation and warehousing systems.

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  17. Karen Dolan resigns from Bethlehem City CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | WFMZ

    The city clerk received a letter of resignation from Dolan on Tuesday, reported Justin Porembo, spokesman for Mayor Robert Donchez. A grand jury report claims that Dolan, founder of the Gertrude B. Fox Environmental Center, used her position and influence as a city council member to help the non-profit, which closed earlier this year.

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  18. ArtPop program to feature local artists work on billboardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | WFMZ

    ArtsQuest and Adams Outdoor Advertising are teaming up to give a few local artists a chance to have their work seen on billboards in our region. Adams is bringing their ArtPop program, which started in Charlotte, North Carolina, to the Lehigh Valley.

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  19. Will Bethlehem councilwoman step down? Husband says yesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | WFMZ

    Just a day after a scathing grand jury report found Dolan used her position to help her nonprofit, her husband is reportedly confirming that she will step down. The grand jury ruled Dolan used her influence as a Bethlehem councilwoman to advance the financial interest of Fox Environmental Center.

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  20. Northampton Co - Rt 412 Improvements in Hellertown and BethlehemRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Municipality: City of Bethlehem ROAD NAME: Lynn Avenue BETWEEN: PA 412 AND Spillman Drive Type of Work: Construction Type of Restriction: 24hours RESTRICTION: Lynn Avenue will be closed for road work related to the ongoing PA 412 Widening Project. Lynn Avenue traffic will be detoured on Spillman Drive, Emery Street and PA 412.

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