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The Morning Call
Warning to Lehigh Valley: Prepare for the ash borerSince the first confirmed sighting of the emerald ash borer in Pennsylvania eig
Warning to Lehigh Valley: Prepare for the ash borer
The Morning Call / Posted 12 hours ago
Since the first confirmed sighting of the emerald ash borer in Pennsylvania eight years ago, the tree-killing beetle has spread virtually everywhere in the state — except, it seems, the counties of the Lehigh Valley and a handful of other... Read more
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The Morning Call
Gov. Wolf's veto of liquor privatization illogicalA little over a month ago, Gov. Wolf had an opportunity to vault Pennsylvania f
Gov. Wolf's veto of liquor privatization illogical
The Morning Call / Posted 23 hours ago
A little over a month ago, Gov. Wolf had an opportunity to vault Pennsylvania from the 1920s Prohibition era into the 21st century, joining all but one other state with complete control of liquor sales. Sadly, Wolf chose to ignore the voices of... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehigh County Republicans call on Executive Tom Muller to release donor list to inaugural fundLehigh County officials followed a relatively quiet county commissioners meetin
Lehigh County Republicans call on Executive Tom Muller to release donor list to inaugural fund
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
Lehigh County officials followed a relatively quiet county commissioners meeting Wednesday by accusing one another of breaking the law and avoiding campaign finance reforms that could hamper their re-election. At the close of the meeting,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allow Border Patrol to perform its jobIllegal immigration has been a very serious and neglected problem in this count
Allow Border Patrol to perform its job
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
Illegal immigration has been a very serious and neglected problem in this country for decades. We have a wonderful Border Patrol but the agents are restricted from doing their jobs. The only hope and the only answer is Donald Trump. Without him... Read more
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The Morning Call
Immigration reform poses difficult taskReforming our immigration policies is one of the most difficult tasks facing ou
Immigration reform poses difficult task
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
Reforming our immigration policies is one of the most difficult tasks facing our legislators. Many conservative politicians have for years been advocating tougher enforcement because that view represents the sentiments of most of their voting... Read more
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The Morning Call
Scene: Golf tournament supports Holy Family Manor's missionTemperatures and spirits were soaring last weekend during the 11th Annual Holy
Scene: Golf tournament supports Holy Family Manor's mission
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
Temperatures and spirits were soaring last weekend during the 11th Annual Holy Family Manor Open, held on Aug. 16 at the Bethlehem Golf Club. The event, which brought out 92 golfers, raised a record $35,000 to support Holy Family Manor in its... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Lower Macungie hits truck restricting roadblocksLower Macungie Township officials are running into roadblocks as they attempt t
Lower Macungie hits truck restricting roadblocks
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 7 days ago
Lower Macungie Township officials are running into roadblocks as they attempt to better protect residents from tractor-trailers, especially at Route 100’s intersections with Quarry and Schoeneck roads. But they refused to grind to a halt Thursday... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Lower Macungie residents oppose proposed cell towerAngry Lower Macungie Township residents don’t want a Verizon cell phone tower e
Lower Macungie residents oppose proposed cell tower
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 7 days ago
Angry Lower Macungie Township residents don’t want a Verizon cell phone tower erected in their neighborhood because it will lower the value of their properties. Some also don’t want a tower becoming an eyesore detracting from the natural beauty of... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Process begins to replace Lower Macungie commissionerThe process has begun to replace Lower Macungie Township Commissioner Ryan Conr
Process begins to replace Lower Macungie commissioner
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 7 days ago
The process has begun to replace Lower Macungie Township Commissioner Ryan Conrad — even though Conrad has not yet officially resigned. Conrad, who is president of the five commissioners, has been hired as the new chief executive officer of the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Mack deliveries increase 10 percent in JulyMack Trucks continued to speed past last year's production pace in July, delive
Mack deliveries increase 10 percent in July
The Morning Call / Posted 7 days ago
Mack Trucks continued to speed past last year's production pace in July, delivering nearly 2,200 vehicles across the globe last month. Mack delivered 2,189 trucks worldwide, up 10 percent from the 1,988 delivered in July 2014, according to a report... Read more
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The Morning Call
Go Pick: National Honey Bee DayDo you know honeybees pollinate one third of our food and only produce one-twel
Go Pick: National Honey Bee Day
The Morning Call / Posted 7 days ago
Do you know honeybees pollinate one third of our food and only produce one-twelfth of a teaspoon of honey in their lifetime? Or that honey is a great natural energy booster? How about the fact that honeybees' byproducts help with burns, sore throats... Read more
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The Morning Call
As Lehigh County seeks answers for Cedarbrook struggles, questions aboundLehigh County commissioners plan another meeting to set a course for Cedarbrook
As Lehigh County seeks answers for Cedarbrook struggles, questions abound
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
Lehigh County commissioners plan another meeting to set a course for Cedarbrook's future. Last December, Director of General Services Rick Molchany asked the commissioners to consider plans to refurbish a floor of the Lower Macungie Township nursing... Read more
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The Morning Call
Personality, not policy, dominates presidential raceThis election is shaping up to be more about personalities than issues. The iss
Personality, not policy, dominates presidential race
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
This election is shaping up to be more about personalities than issues. The issues are well-worn: health care, immigration, continuing the economic recovery. The big question about who will next occupy the White House is not policies but... Read more
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The Morning Call
Save the dates: Upcoming Lehigh Valley fundraisersGRANT AWARDS RECEPTION: Main Street Lehigh Valley will showcase Main Street pro
Save the dates: Upcoming Lehigh Valley fundraisers
The Morning Call / Posted 12 days ago
GRANT AWARDS RECEPTION: Main Street Lehigh Valley will showcase Main Street projects, bring supporters and recipients together and promote the cause at a reception 5-7 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Hotel Bethlehem, 437 Main St. Tickets: $59. Sponsorships... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehigh Valley Scene: Executive Women mini golf to help adult studentsNearly 100 golfers with a mission hit the synthetic greens on Aug. 1 in the Leh
Lehigh Valley Scene: Executive Women mini golf to help adult students
The Morning Call / Posted 12 days ago
Nearly 100 golfers with a mission hit the synthetic greens on Aug. 1 in the Lehigh Valley Chapter of Executive Women International's 3rd annual Golf Outing at Putt U in Center Valley. The fundraiser benefits the chapter's Adult Students in... Read more
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The Morning Call
Jimmy John's to open next week in Lower MacungieA nationally known specialty sandwich chain franchise is on its way to Lower Ma
Jimmy John's to open next week in Lower Macungie
The Morning Call / Posted 15 days ago
A nationally known specialty sandwich chain franchise is on its way to Lower Macungie Township. Jimmy John's, specializing in cold-cut sandwiches, is readying to open on Aug. 18 in the West Valley Marketplace at 1042 Mill Creek Road, according to... Read more
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The Morning Call
Recipe Exchange: Chocolate cakeLOOKING FOR Cynthia Schmauch of Allentown is looking for a Maraschino Party Ca
Recipe Exchange: Chocolate cake
The Morning Call / Posted 16 days ago
LOOKING FOR Cynthia Schmauch of Allentown is looking for a Maraschino Party Cake recipe. The cakes were popular at women's social events in the 1950s and 1960s. "It is a delicate white cake with chopped cherries and some kind of nuts, possibly... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
East Penn board votes to sell old elementary schoolWith no discussion Monday night, the East Penn School Board voted to sell the c
East Penn board votes to sell old elementary school
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 17 days ago
With no discussion Monday night, the East Penn School Board voted to sell the closed Lower Macungie Elementary School. Also during its meeting, the school board did discuss the possibility of moving toward “paperless” agendas —- or at least... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lower Macungie's sidewalks fine but warehouses aren'tLower Macungie Township is proud of its new sidewalks, and rightly so. They do
Lower Macungie's sidewalks fine but warehouses aren't
The Morning Call / Posted 17 days ago
Lower Macungie Township is proud of its new sidewalks, and rightly so. They do indeed save money on gas, improve people's health, raise property values, and help the environment. But I can't forget that Lower Macungie is fast becoming the warehouse... Read more
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The Morning Call
Save the datesSTEFANO'S GOLF TOURNAMENT: The 18th annual golf tournament by Stefano's Restaur
Save the dates
The Morning Call / Posted 19 days ago
STEFANO'S GOLF TOURNAMENT: The 18th annual golf tournament by Stefano's Restaurant to benefit Lehigh and Bethlehem City Special Olympics and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is Aug. 17 at Whitetail Golf Club in Bath. Registration is at 8 p.m.,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Call Board: Lehigh Valley theater auditionsCIVIC THEATRE AUDITIONS The Civic Theatre of Allentown is holding open auditio
Call Board: Lehigh Valley theater auditions
The Morning Call / Posted 19 days ago
CIVIC THEATRE AUDITIONS The Civic Theatre of Allentown is holding open auditions at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 18 for its production of "The Addams Family" musical. All roles except Gomez Addams are open. Actors should prepare 16-32 bars of music in the style... Read more
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The Morning Call
Scene: A party for folk art at Allentown Art MuseumVisitors to the Allentown Art Museum on the evening of Aug. 1 were met on the f
Scene: A party for folk art at Allentown Art Museum
The Morning Call / Posted 19 days ago
Visitors to the Allentown Art Museum on the evening of Aug. 1 were met on the front steps by a costumed pair playing traditional songs on a washboard, spoons and banjo. This seemingly unexpected performance Cracked Walnuts set the stage perfectly for... Read more
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The Morning Call
Double dose of Italian in TrexlertownYou may not see the Colosseum, Vatican or Leaning Tower of Pisa when you look o
Double dose of Italian in Trexlertown
The Morning Call / Posted 19 days ago
You may not see the Colosseum, Vatican or Leaning Tower of Pisa when you look out Fiorentina Grill's windows in Trexlertown, but that doesn't mean you aren't transported to Italy while dining there. The 64-seat restaurant, which opened Wednesday at... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Sunrise Chef: 187 Rue PrincipaleDue to ever-increasing collisions between tractor trailers and passenger cars,
Sunrise Chef: 187 Rue Principale
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 20 days ago
Due to ever-increasing collisions between tractor trailers and passenger cars, the Lower Macungie Township Commissioners Thursday passed a motion instructing township staff to start the ball rolling on prohibiting truck traffic on heavily traveled... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Spider-Man, heckler duke it out in Times SquareDue to ever-increasing collisions between tractor trailers and passenger cars,
Spider-Man, heckler duke it out in Times Square
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 21 days ago
Due to ever-increasing collisions between tractor trailers and passenger cars, the Lower Macungie Township Commissioners Thursday passed a motion instructing township staff to start the ball rolling on prohibiting truck traffic on heavily traveled... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Lower Macungie Board pushes to halt truck traffic on roads off Rte. 100Due to ever-increasing collisions between tractor trailers and passenger cars,
Lower Macungie Board pushes to halt truck traffic on roads off Rte. 100
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 21 days ago
Due to ever-increasing collisions between tractor trailers and passenger cars, the Lower Macungie Township Commissioners Thursday passed a motion instructing township staff to start the ball rolling on prohibiting truck traffic on heavily traveled... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lower Macungie officials eyeing tractor-trailer restrictionsA crash Saturday morning at Quarry Road and Route 100 galvanized Lower Macungie
Lower Macungie officials eyeing tractor-trailer restrictions
The Morning Call / Posted 21 days ago
A crash Saturday morning at Quarry Road and Route 100 galvanized Lower Macungie Township commissioners to take steps to restrict tractor-trailer traffic there and at another intersection. The tractor-trailer driver on Quarry Road pulled onto Route... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Arts Around Town: Reading father-daughter take on Turnblads in Genesius' 'Hairspray'A mother, a daughter, and a dream to perform on the local TV teen dance program
Arts Around Town: Reading father-daughter take on Turnblads in Genesius' 'Hairspray'
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 21 days ago
A mother, a daughter, and a dream to perform on the local TV teen dance program that leads to overnight stardom, but don't turn that dial because the mother, Edna Turnblad, is being portrayed by a man, Reading's own LJ Fecho, whose real-life... Read more
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The Express-Times
Delaware River body not that of Holly Grim, police sayInvestigators have ruled out at least one possible identity in the case of a wo
Delaware River body not that of Holly Grim, police say
The Express-Times / Posted 22 days ago
Investigators have ruled out at least one possible identity in the case of a woman's body found along the shoreline of the Delaware River last year and are asking the public to continue offering tips to help identify the woman. The Gloucester County... Read more
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The Morning Call
Moral outrage over dead lion hypocriticalLion lives matter. Of course they do. And the moral outrage expressed for the k
Moral outrage over dead lion hypocritical
The Morning Call / Posted 23 days ago
Lion lives matter. Of course they do. And the moral outrage expressed for the killings is appropriate but a bit hypocritical. We should note that lions, and other wild animals, are the center of a tourism/safari/hunting industry that brings jobs and... Read more
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The Morning Call
Going pedestrian friendly: Lower Macungie connects walkwaysFor years when Tom Devine wanted to make his way from his Lower Macungie home i
Going pedestrian friendly: Lower Macungie connects walkways
The Morning Call / Posted 23 days ago
For years when Tom Devine wanted to make his way from his Lower Macungie home in Legacy Oaks active adult community to the Wawa at Route 100 and Willow Lane, he would have to take his wheelchair into the streets for parts of the trip. Not anymore. A... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
CVS pharmacy chain announces affiliation with LVHNCVS has entered into a new clinical affiliation with Lehigh Valley Health Netwo
CVS pharmacy chain announces affiliation with LVHN
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 24 days ago
CVS has entered into a new clinical affiliation with Lehigh Valley Health Network that promises to "help enhance access to high-quality, affordable health care services for patients." CVS will provide prescription and visit information to LVHN by... Read more
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The Express-Times
Man extricated from vehicle following crash with tractor trailerA 76-year-old New Jersey man was injured Saturday after the vehicle he was driv
Man extricated from vehicle following crash with tractor trailer
The Express-Times / Posted 25 days ago
A 76-year-old New Jersey man was injured Saturday after the vehicle he was driving crashed under a tractor trailer along Route 100 in Lower Macungie Township, state police say. Richard C. Greene of Mahwah, Bergen County at 10:35 a.m. was driving... Read more
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The Morning Call
Save the datesSTEFANO'S GOLF TOURNAMENT: The 18th annual golf tournament presented by Stefano
Save the dates
The Morning Call / Posted 26 days ago
STEFANO'S GOLF TOURNAMENT: The 18th annual golf tournament presented by Stefano's Restaurant to benefit Lehigh and Bethlehem City Special Olympics and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is Aug. 17 at Whitetail Golf Club in Bath. Registration is at... Read more
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The Morning Call
Scene: Celebrating a Baum School supporter and her artA recent exhibit opening at the Baum School of Art in many ways doubled as a fa
Scene: Celebrating a Baum School supporter and her art
The Morning Call / Posted 26 days ago
A recent exhibit opening at the Baum School of Art in many ways doubled as a family reunion. The July 16 reception was in honor of the exhibit "Mary Lou Cummings & Daughters," and Mary Lou Cummings, her husband Don and all seven of their children... Read more
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The Morning Call
ShopRite comes back to the Lehigh ValleyThe wait is over. ShopRite, a supermarket chain known for its fresh produce and
ShopRite comes back to the Lehigh Valley
The Morning Call / Posted 26 days ago
The wait is over. ShopRite, a supermarket chain known for its fresh produce and "Can-Can" sales, made a rousing return to the Lehigh Valley on Thursday when its new store opened to a swarm of shoppers at 4701 Freemansburg Ave. in Bethlehem... Read more
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The Express-Times
Vehicle crashes under tractor-trailer in Lower Macungie TownshipRoute 100 was briefly closed Saturday in Lower Macungie Township after a vehicl
Vehicle crashes under tractor-trailer in Lower Macungie Township
The Express-Times / Posted 26 days ago
Route 100 was briefly closed Saturday in Lower Macungie Township after a vehicle crashed under a tractor-trailer. The crash happened about 10:30 a.m. at the intersection of Quarry Road, a Lehigh County dispatcher confirmed. He said the road was... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Two-vehicle accident shuts down Route 100 in Lower Macungie TownshipEmergency crews are on the scene of a motor vehicle accident that has shut down
Two-vehicle accident shuts down Route 100 in Lower Macungie Township
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 26 days ago
Emergency crews are on the scene of a motor vehicle accident that has shut down part of Route 100 in Lower Macungie Township. Officials say the accident was reported around 10:30 a.m. Saturday near the intersection of Route 100 and Quarry... Read more
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The Morning Call
911: Tractor trailer crash in Lower Macungie Twp.Rescue crews were called Saturday to an overturned tractor trailer in Lower Mac
911: Tractor trailer crash in Lower Macungie Twp.
The Morning Call / Posted 26 days ago
Rescue crews were called Saturday to an overturned tractor trailer in Lower Macungie Township, according to police radio reports. The crash happened around 11:30 a.m. at Route 100 and Quarry Road, according to a 911 supervisor. According to police... Read more
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The Morning Call
Buckeye Partners posts solid second-quarter earningsBuckeye Partners LP, the pipeline company with an office in Breinigsville and a
Buckeye Partners posts solid second-quarter earnings
The Morning Call / Posted 27 days ago
Buckeye Partners LP, the pipeline company with an office in Breinigsville and a sprawling tank farm in Lower Macungie Township, on Friday reported a 47 percent increase in net income from continuing operations for its second quarter. Earnings from... Read more
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The Morning Call
Man charged with sexually assaulting 7-old girl in Lower MacungieA Berks County man was charged Tuesday with sexually assaulting a 7-year-old gi
Man charged with sexually assaulting 7-old girl in Lower Macungie
The Morning Call / Posted 28 days ago
A Berks County man was charged Tuesday with sexually assaulting a 7-year-old girl in Lower Macungie Township, according to court records. Richard Green, 67, of Sinking Spring, admitted to a Lehigh County detective and a caseworker on July 14 the he... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Judge calls killer of Tamaqua woman a ‘smudge’ALLENTOWN — Calling him “despicable” and the crime “obscene,” Lehigh County Jud
Judge calls killer of Tamaqua woman a ‘smudge’
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 29 days ago
ALLENTOWN — Calling him “despicable” and the crime “obscene,” Lehigh County Judge Kelly Banach on Wednesday sentenced Anthony Heath to life in prison plus eight to 16 years for murdering a Tamaqua woman and burning her body. “You are a total smudge... Read more
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The Morning Call
Conrad to leave posts at Realtors group, Lower MacungieRyan Conrad, CEO of the Greater Lehigh Valley Realtors Association and presiden
Conrad to leave posts at Realtors group, Lower Macungie
The Morning Call / Posted 29 days ago
Ryan Conrad, CEO of the Greater Lehigh Valley Realtors Association and president of the Lower Macungie Township Board of Commissioners, will leave the region this fall. Conrad, 35, has been selected as CEO of the 11,000-member Northern Virginia... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Train collides with dump truck in Lower MacungieA Norfolk & Southern freight train and a Lower Macungie Township dump truck col
Train collides with dump truck in Lower Macungie
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 29 days ago
A Norfolk & Southern freight train and a Lower Macungie Township dump truck collided Wednesday morning near the township's Quarry Park. The unidentified driver of the truck was taken to a local hospital for treatment of injuries. No information is... Read more
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The Morning Call
Fear corruptionThe objection to removing spending limits is rooted in the fear of corruption b
Fear corruption
The Morning Call / Posted 29 days ago
The objection to removing spending limits is rooted in the fear of corruption by a privileged few. However, data suggests that individuals who give the maximum number are only in the hundreds. It's not as if there are innumerable hordes of wealthy... Read more
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The Express-Times
Cole Miller tied for 8th place after 2nd round of Pennsylvania AmateurMiller, a 19-year-old rising sophomore golfer at Penn State, shot 2-over-par 73
Cole Miller tied for 8th place after 2nd round of Pennsylvania Amateur
The Express-Times / Posted 30 days ago
Miller, a 19-year-old rising sophomore golfer at Penn State, shot 2-over-par 73 Tuesday at the Country Club of Scranton. Miller will enter Wednesday's final round with a 36-hole score of 1-over-par 70-73--143. He trails leader Isaiah Logue of... Read more
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The Express-Times
Cole Miller tied for 6th after opening round of Pennsylvania AmateurMiller, a 19-year-old rising sophomore golfer at Penn State, shot 1-under-par 7
Cole Miller tied for 6th after opening round of Pennsylvania Amateur
The Express-Times / Posted a month ago
Miller, a 19-year-old rising sophomore golfer at Penn State, shot 1-under-par 70 at the Country Club of Scranton in Clarks Summit. He trails leader Isaiah Logue of Fairfield, Pennsylvania, (67) by three strokes. Logue won the 2012 and 2013 PIAA state... Read more
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The Morning Call
Save the datesEXECUTIVE WOMEN GOLF OUTING: The Lehigh Valley Chapter of Executive Women Inter
Save the dates
The Morning Call / Posted 1 months ago
EXECUTIVE WOMEN GOLF OUTING: The Lehigh Valley Chapter of Executive Women International will hold its 3rd annual Golf Outing at Putt-U in Center Valley Aug. 1. Funds raised will benefit the chapter's ASIST Scholarship which is awarded to local Women... Read more
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The Morning Call
Scene: ArtsQuest aces its Musikfest golf tournamentMusikfest scored an ace with its annual golf tournament July 6 at Bethlehem Gol
Scene: ArtsQuest aces its Musikfest golf tournament
The Morning Call / Posted 1 months ago
Musikfest scored an ace with its annual golf tournament July 6 at Bethlehem Golf Club. The 132 golfers who took part in the four-man scramble helped to raise more than $15,000 to support ArtsQuest's music, arts and education programming, including... Read more

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