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  1. Local residents say goodbye to Chuck BednarikRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WFMZ

    Friends, family and Eagles fans from around the region came together in Bethlehem to say good-bye to local legend Chuck Bednarik. A public viewing was held in Bethlehem Thursday with some familiar faces in the crowd.

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  2. Teen who admitted assaulting Lehigh University student learns his fateRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WFMZ

    A teenager who admitted to the attempted murder and sexual assault of a Lehigh University student learned his fate Thursday morning. Prosecutors said even at 17, Osorio is a dangerous sexual predator.

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  3. Bethlehem zoners OK apartment projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WFMZ

    And without vision commercial real estate developer Boris Milosev would never have bought a 10-story office building on 65 E. Elizabeth Ave. in Bethlehem . On Wednesday night he cleared one hurdle in making that vision a reality when the Zoning Hearing Board approved his plan to convert the top six floors of the building into 48 upscale apartments.

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  4. Juvenile charged with making threats against Bethlehem high schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WFMZ

    Students at Bethlehem's three high schools got out of class early Tuesday while officials investigated threats made against the schools. The threats against Freedom and Liberty high schools with the Bethlehem Area School District, and Bethlehem Catholic High School came in the form of a written letter sent to Becahi around 2:15 p.m. Police said the threats indicated that two schools were going to be blown up and there were people at two schools that were going to shoot, and school locations were mentioned in the letter.

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  5. Arrangements announced for Chuck BednarikRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    A viewing will be held for Philadelphia Eagles legend Chuck Bednarik on Thursday, March 26 from 12-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. at Connell Funeral Home, located at 245 E Broad Street, Bethlehem. Bednarik, a Bethlehem native, graduated from Liberty High School 1943 and served as a gunner in the U.S. Air Force during World War II.

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  6. Man accused of stabbing roommate in Bethlehem ordered to stand trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    After hearing the evidence, District Judge Nancy Gonzalez didn't have much to say other than it reminded her of a "gruesome horror scene," but she said this isn't a horror scene, it's a "loss of human life," one that Emanuel Cotto will now have to answer for. During his preliminary hearing Monday, Cotto sat absolutely still as three different witnesses took the stand, describing what they found at 414 Filmore St. in Bethlehem on the afternoon of Jan. 4. During his testimony, the Northampton County coroner said there was "extensive blood" throughout the two-floor apartment, including on the walls, stairway and sofa right next to where the body of Weadock was found.

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  7. Eagles legend and Bethlehem native Chuck Bednarik dies at 89Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Chuck Bednarik, a Pro Football Hall of Famer and one of the last great two-way NFL players, has died. He was 89. Bednarik, a Bethlehem native, graduated from Liberty High School 1943 and served as a gunner in the U.S. Air Force during World War II.

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  8. Bethlehem police stop teen from jumping off bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Bethlehem police saved a despondent teenager who was sitting on the railing of the Broad Street Bridge with his feet dangling over Monocacy Creek Wednesday afternoon. "As this teenager sat on the railing contemplating suicide, as vehicles and pedestrians casually drove and walked by him, Bethlehem officers did their jobs -- utilizing their training, talking with this teenager until the proper course of action could be taken, ending this situation in a positive manner," said Police Chief Mark DiLuzio.

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  9. Lower Saucon Council authorizes consultants' review of landfill expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | WFMZ

    In a contested 3-1 vote, the Lower Saucon Township Council Wednesday evening agreed to pay its landfill engineers, inspectors, and consultants $23,600 to review the IESI Bethlehem landfill's 29-acre acre expansion and realignment project filed in late January with the state Department of Environmental Protection . Lone vote dissenter Councilman Tom Maxfield advocated placing a cap of $20,000 on the costs and reviewing them in the future.

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  10. Auto show gala supplies fuel to help sick kids recoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | WFMZ

    After undergoing spinal surgery, seven-year-old Kieran is buckling up his harness at Good Shepherd's pediatric unit in Hanover Township, Lehigh County. Seven miles south, at Lehigh University's Stable Arena in Bethlehem, many were gearing up for the Greater Lehigh Valley Auto Show preview gala.

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  11. Pedestrian killed in Airport Road hit-and-run identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    A 62-year-old Allentown woman was killed Sunday night in a hit-and-run accident in Lehigh County, police said. The accident happened around 9 p.m. as Anna Lewis and 51-year-old Rosalie Carlo of Brooklyn, N.Y., were walking south on the east shoulder of Airport Road in Hanover Township.

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  12. Trash can fire forces brief evacuation at Liberty High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Some high school students in Bethlehem got a brief break from classes Friday due to a small fire in a bathroom. According to Bethlehem Area School District Superintendent Dr. Joseph Roy, a student discarded a cigarette in a trash can in a bathroom at Liberty High School around noon.

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  13. Diaper drive benefits local sheltersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | WFMZ

    Wendy davis: Any parent knows...diapers can get expensive...and you go through plenty of them! Rob vaughn: For families in need...it's an expense that can really add up. WFMZ's Meghan Packer explains how you can help.

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  14. 25,000 diapersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | WFMZ

    The Cay Galgon Center in Bethlehem is partnering with the Weyerhaeuser Distribution Center in Easton for a fourth annual Diaper Drive. The collected diapers will be donated to shelters, including the Sixth Street Shelter in Allentown and Easton and Mary's Shelter in Bethlehem and Reading. 1 comment

  15. Bethlehem adds days to make up for those lost to snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | WFMZ

    Bethlehem Area School District announced the addition of three days to its academic calendar Thursday to make up for days lost due to winter weather. According to the release, the school district used more than the four snow days built into its schedule, requiring it to add days.

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  16. Arts Around Town: It's 'reigning' green with St. Patrick's parades, activitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    The wearing o' the green will be in full force as the fifth annual Celtic Classic Parade of Shamrocks , presented by the Celtic Cultural Alliance, kicks off in historic downtown Bethlehem on Saturday at 1 p.m., beginning at 13th Avenue and Broad Street. The following week, Allentown's 58th annual St. Patrick's Day parade steps off on March 22 at 1:30 p.m., beginning in the city's west end at the Allentown Fairgrounds.

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  17. Plan for Allentown's tallest building wins approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Construction should begin in summer of what will be the tallest building in Allentown - and anywhere else in the Lehigh Valley. Appropriately named the Landmark, the 33-story building will be 420 feet tall - 98 feet taller than the iconic PPL, Allentown's best-known landmark for generations.

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  18. Leah Cadwallader waives preliminary hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | WFMZ

    Leah Cadwallader of Lehnartsville waived her preliminary hearing Monday meaning she will face trial on criminal conspiracy to commit homicide and criminal conspiracy to commit aggravated assault charges in connection with the June 15, 2014 shooting of Anthony Berliner in Bethlehem. Berliner was shot in the 600 block of Atlantic Street after Cadwallader allegedly lured him from his apartment.

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  19. New apartments proposed for old factory building in BethlehemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Developers Garrett and Brandon Benner will bring plans for 37 apartments to the Bethlehem Zoning Hearing Board later this month. The building used to be a brewery in the 1800s, and has since been used as a paper factory and light storage, located near Union Boulevard and Main Street, at 810 Monocacy Street.

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  20. Warm weather has area residents gearing up for springRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | WFMZ

    Monday brought warmer temperatures and with that maintenance crews and residents were out and about taking advantage of the sudden spring temperatures. Dozens of people in both Allentown and Bethlehem were prepping for outdoor activities like skating at the Bethlehem Skate Plaza, washing their cars or even a bit of pre-spring tree trimming.

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