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  1. Senator Casey visits Northeast Middle School in BethlehemRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WFMZ

    Students at Northeast Middle School in Bethlehem showed off their artistic skills while calling for an end to bullying. Senator Bob Casey stopped by the school's "Rally for Peace" Friday to discuss the importance of anti-bullying legislation.

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  2. Should Pennsylvania bars keep their doors open later?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WFMZ

    Pa. Rep. Jordan Harris announced he wants to allow some bars in Pennsylvania to have the opportunity to remain open until 4 a.m. "The legislation would create a more attractive Pennsylvania an further a goal of appealing to young professionals and millennials who can greatly improve our local economies," Harris said. Harris' plan would generate added revenue for municipalities and the State Stores Fund.

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  3. Arts Around Town: East meets West with outdoor showdown of Touchstone 'Journey'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    The cast of Touchstone Theatre's "Journey from the East" prepares for its outdoor performance at the Chinese Harmony Pavilion in Bethlehem. After two years in the making, the 'Journey' is now complete as East prepares to meet West this weekend in Bethlehem with the epic community undertaking, "Journey from the East."

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  4. Haz-mat situation forces evacuation at airport hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WFMZ

    State Police in Bethlehem and emergency crews responded to a haz-mat situation in Lehigh County Wednesday night.

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  5. Haz mat at Lehigh County hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Stover 69 News. >>> eve tannery: New at Sunrise.. State Police in Bethlehem and emergency crews responded to a Haz-Mat situation in Lehigh County.

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  6. UGI continues to replace pipes in wake of 2011 explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WFMZ

    Four years after a deadly explosion rocked an Allentown neighborhood UGI crews are still working to replace miles of outdated pipes that run beneath the city. But some survivors of the explosion say the company's long-term plan is not aggressive enough.

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  7. Allentown planners hear details on revamp of former Wenz Memorials siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WFMZ

    The Allentown Planning Commission Tuesday heard a proposal from a Bethlehem developer who would like to build a bank and two restaurants on a corner property where Wenz Memorials once operated at West Hamilton and Lafayette Street in the city's west end. Speaking on behalf of developer Joe Posh of Posh Properties, engineer Michael Jeitner of Bohler Engineering of the Lehigh Valley said the development application for the two-acre parcel proposes demolishing the site's vacant Wenz building and constructing a 3,000 square feet bank, a 7,500 square feet sit-down restaurant, and a 2,000 square feet restaurant with a drive-thru.

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  8. Cash reward offered for info on Bethlehem arsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WFMZ

    You could be in line for cash if you have information leading to the arrest of those involved in a arson case in Bethlehem. Investigators in Bethlehem are working to solve the case of a fire intentionally set at Monocacy Fabrication at 1150 Mauch Chunk Road between the hours of 2 a.m. and 3:45 a.m. on March 25. On April 1, the fire marshal ruled the fire was an act of arson, but didn't elaborate on how the blaze may have started.

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  9. Bethlehem police investigate credit card fraud incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    The Bethlehem Police Department is investigating a credit card fraud incident after a victim reported fraudulent charges on his credit card. On April 8 at approximately 2:45 p.m., two males entered the Giant Food Store at 2174 West Union Boulevard in Bethlehem and purchased gift cards and miscellaneous items using the victim's credit information.

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  10. Lehigh Valley teens charged in post-party ransacking of vehicles in LyonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | WFMZ

    The small Berks County borough of Lyons has a population of fewer than 500 people. The streets are quiet, but Pennsylvania State Police said two teens from the Lehigh Valley wreaked havoc in the town.

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  11. Bacon to be replaced with broccoli?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    To IronPigs baseball fans, bacon is almost as big of an attraction as the sport itself. "The bacon belongs here," Rich Prosser of Bethlehem said.

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  12. Proposals to restore related arts tabled in ASDRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | WFMZ

    Perhaps Thursday night's biggest vote before the Allentown School District's board of directors could be summed up this way: Not tonight, because the time isn't right. ASD directors tabled a motion to increase teaching positions for the related arts at the elementary and middle school levels.

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  13. Arts Around Town: Sidewalks new canvas for Lehigh Valley's Urban Street Art FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Rain, rain, go away. That's the hope of street artists who will converge on the sidewalks of south Bethlehem on April 18, for ArtsQuest's inaugural Urban Street Art Festival at the Banana Factory community arts center, 25 W. Third St. Unique art forms by some rather unique demonstrating artists include break dancing, body painting, rollerblading, glass blowing, metal sculpture, and 3D illusion art.

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  14. State proposal could shut down 911 centers in Allentown, BethlehemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Legislation that would force the two cities to consolidate with county 911 operations probably will be introduced Monday in Harrisburg, according to State Rep. Peter Schweyer . If consolidation legislation is passed, he said the only alternative would be for the two cities to pick up the full cost of their multi-million-dollar 911 operations with no future financial support from the state.

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  15. Dual language charter school plans Bethlehem moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | WFMZ

    The Lehigh Valley Dual Language Charter School plans to relocate to 603 E. Broad St. in Bethlehem by the end of this year. The school, which is for children in kindergarten through eighth grade, currently is at 551 Thomas St. in the city.

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  16. Man involved in shooting during Musikfest headed to long prison termRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | WFMZ

    A man involved in a shooting outside a bar near the Musikfest south Bethlehem campus last year has learned his fate. Manuel Collazo, 31, pleaded guilty to aggravated assault and possession of firearms on March 27 in connection with the shooting.

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  17. Man involved in Friday's Bethlehem standoff faces terroristic chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Officials have shed more light on an incident Friday that closed streets and locked down a college campus in Bethlehem. The ordeal began when a man in a blue pickup with a female passenger pulled into the parking garage at 10 E. Church St. around 11:15 a.m. and told two officers who were standing there that he had a bomb, police said.

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  18. Bethlehem man charged in international counterfeit ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    A Lehigh Valley man has been indicted in connection with an alleged international counterfeit money operation. According to the United States Attorney's Office Western District of Pennsylvania, a federal grand jury indicted four people in connection with the alleged cyber counterfeiting scheme that was based in Uganda.

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  19. Diaper drive collects more than 27,000 diapersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | WFMZ

    Tens of thousands of diapers were hand-delivered to area shelters Thursday afternoon. Organizers of the fourth annual Operation Diaper Drive say they succeeded in collecting more than 27,000 diapers and over $100,000 in online donations.

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  20. Bethlehem police seize $16,000 worth of heroinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Joseph "Cleezy" Ramos of the 300 block of South Oak St. was charged with possession of heroin, possession with intent to deliver heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia and criminal use of communication facility. In the current investigation, Ramos was suspected of distributing large amounts of heroin throughout the area.

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