South Whitehall Township

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The Morning Call
Side Dish: Lehigh Valley restaurants offering lobster specialsparm, hot ’n’ honey and inferno. The dine-in deal will be available at all Leh
The Morning Call / Posted 10 hours ago
parm, hot ’n’ honey and inferno. The dine-in deal will be available at all Lehigh Valley locations: 1658 Hausman Road, South Whitehall Township; 4595 Broadway, South Whitehall Township; 3395 High Point Blvd., Hanover Township, Northampton... Read more
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The Morning Call
It's time to worry about more pressing issueshave wars and political instability in virtually every part of the world. I wou
The Morning Call / Posted 14 hours ago
have wars and political instability in virtually every part of the world. I would like to put the 2016 election in the rear-view mirror, and focus on the significant problems that are directly in front of us. John Servis South Whitehall T... Read more
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The Brown and White
Flash flood warning, thousands lose power in Lehigh ValleyElectric Utilities reported 2,613 outages in Lehigh County as of about 6:45 p.m
The Brown and White / Posted 2 days ago
Electric Utilities reported 2,613 outages in Lehigh County as of about 6:45 p.m. with the greatest concentration in South Whitehall Township, where 1,632 customers were affected. Northampton County had 45 outages, PPL said, all in Lehigh... Read more
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The Morning Call
South Whitehall residents stewing over swampy backyardsA swampy backyard following heavy rains finally prompted Allen Koszi to go befo
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
A swampy backyard following heavy rains finally prompted Allen Koszi to go before his local officials in South Whitehall Township to seek help. He told the Board of Commissioners Wednesday that he has experienced significant flooding since... Read more
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The Morning Call
Paterno followers make excuses for himSeriously he covered up the biggest scandal/tragedy in the history of college a
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
Seriously he covered up the biggest scandal/tragedy in the history of college athletics. All so he could become the coach with the most wins. Still his followers continue to make excuses for him. Pathetic. Tim O'Shura South Whitehal... Read more
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The Morning Call
Pentagon study of climate change importantfor the environment and the economy. I hope that Dent will take the next logic
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
for the environment and the economy. I hope that Dent will take the next logical step and join the Climate Solutions Caucus himself, so he can continue to be a part of the solution to the partisan gridlock. Jessie Snyder South Whitehall To... Read more
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The Express-Times
Cops: Dorney Park visitor eats bag of pot during searchemployee smelled the odor from the SUV with Philadelphia residents Evelyn Apont
The Express-Times / Posted 5 days ago
employee smelled the odor from the SUV with Philadelphia residents Evelyn Aponte, Ruben Mora and Pedro Roman, according to South Whitehall Township police. The guard found one bag of pot and began searching the SUV when Mora, 30, grabbed the bag... Read more
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The Morning Call
As housing proposals mount on Walbert Ave., South Whitehall planners concerned about impact on trafficAs housing plans mount on Walbert Avenue, the South Whitehall Township Planning
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
As housing plans mount on Walbert Avenue, the South Whitehall Township Planning Commission wants more detail on a plan to rezone a portion of Grandview Cemetery to allow for denser housing. Pennsylvania Venture Capital has an agreement to buy 8... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lynn Shelly: Plastic bags, Gov. Wolf's veto and memories of my brothermuch more conscious in my own life about reducing my use of plastic bags and ca
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
much more conscious in my own life about reducing my use of plastic bags and carrying reusable ones as much as I can. It may be a small thing. But it's one way I have of honoring my brother's memory. Lynn Shelly lives in South Whitehall To... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown native Dane DeHaan stars in sci-fi epic 'Valerian'with acting when he was only 4 and attended a musical theater camp at his paren
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
with acting when he was only 4 and attended a musical theater camp at his parent’s church, Asbury United Methodist in South Whitehall Township. DeHaan also performed in a handful of productions at Civic Theatre of Allentown, including “A... Read more
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The Morning Call
In South Whitehall, oversized vehicles banned from parking on residential streetsSOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — Oversized vehicles parking on residential streets ha
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
SOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — Oversized vehicles parking on residential streets have long been a source of complaints in South Whitehall Township, but officials hope they finally have a solution. Township commissioners in a 5-0 vote adopted an... Read more
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The Brown and White
Charges in Forks, S. Whitehall for cell phone robbery ringa cell phone robbery ring investigation after charges were filed Wednesday in c
The Brown and White / Posted 7 days ago
a cell phone robbery ring investigation after charges were filed Wednesday in connection with store robberies in Forks and South Whitehall townships. Police say Vaughn-Darrius John Felix robbed the Forks store on Oct. 29. The 27-year-old Easton... Read more
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The Morning Call
Viable third party likely to emerge soonmake life better for everyone, and he will succeed if Congress works with him.
The Morning Call / Posted 7 days ago
make life better for everyone, and he will succeed if Congress works with him. As for Congress, I think the best thing that could happen, for all our sakes, would be term limits — the sooner, the better. Dolores Shankweiler South Whitehall Town... Read more
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The Morning Call
GOP faces problemthey can salvage their damaged brand is unknown at this time. I am confident th
The Morning Call / Posted 7 days ago
they can salvage their damaged brand is unknown at this time. I am confident that the Democratic Party is built to last and evolve. The GOP? To quote an old Polish proverb, "Not my circus, not my monkeys." Lucy Horton South Whitehal... Read more
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The Morning Call
Cellphone store robbery suspects to face additional charges, prosecutors sayPalmer Township. Now, they’ll have to face additional charges stemming from an
The Morning Call / Posted 7 days ago
Palmer Township. Now, they’ll have to face additional charges stemming from another armed robbery at a cellphone store in South Whitehall Township. On Wednesday, Northampton County prosecutors announced more charges against Gregory Lewis Jr. and... Read more
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The Morning Call
The Bottom Line: American Bank reports earnings upSOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — American Bank said Wednesday in a news release that
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
SOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — American Bank said Wednesday in a news release that its second quarter earnings rose 7.4 percent, despite an increase in non-interest expenses. Here is a summary: What’s the bottom line? American Bank posted net income of... Read more
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The Express-Times
Gunshots at motel lead cops to bag of coke, meth and heroinA call for gunfire Tuesday afternoon at a Lehigh County motel led officers to a
The Express-Times / Posted 8 days ago
A call for gunfire Tuesday afternoon at a Lehigh County motel led officers to a bag of coke, meth and heroin, South Whitehall Township police said. Township police were called for shots fired at the EconoLodge, 1151 Bulldog Drive late Tuesday... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Police responding to gunshots call, find drug stashDistrict Judge Michael Pochron arraigned Pena Wednesday morning, setting bail a
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 8 days ago
District Judge Michael Pochron arraigned Pena Wednesday morning, setting bail at $100,000. Authorities responded to the South Whitehall Township motel about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday to investigate a report of gunfire. Police said they stopped a car in... Read more
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The Express-Times
Troopers: Fleeing drunk driver only stopped after crash into cruisera Dec. 19 DUI case in Allentown, and then $5,000 unsecured bail on June 30 when
The Express-Times / Posted 8 days ago
a Dec. 19 DUI case in Allentown, and then $5,000 unsecured bail on June 30 when she was arraigned in a Jan. 8 DUI case in South Whitehall Township. A little before 1:30 a.m. on Monday, state police said a trooper traveling on the ramp from Route... Read more
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The Morning Call
Ninety-year old concert association suspends operations with little explanationmonths after losing its nonprofit status because it failed to file tax forms fo
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
months after losing its nonprofit status because it failed to file tax forms for three years in a row. Georgia Chomicky of South Whitehall Township, executive director of the Allentown Community Concert Association, would not explain why the forms... Read more
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The Express-Times
Jury: Driver, 82, not negligent in crash that killed 11-old girlDodig, who represented the Zukowski family, argued there was discrepancies is h
The Express-Times / Posted 9 days ago
Dodig, who represented the Zukowski family, argued there was discrepancies is how fast Schaffer was traveling that day. South Whitehall Township police Sgt. Paul Dickinson testified it was between 30 and 45 mph, Dodig said. Evidence showed that... Read more
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The Morning Call
Ninety-year old concert association suspends operations with little explanationmonths after losing its nonprofit status because it failed to file tax forms fo
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
months after losing its nonprofit status because it failed to file tax forms for three years in a row. Georgia Chomicky of South Whitehall Township, executive director of the Allentown Community Concert Association, would not explain why the forms... Read more
9d
The Morning Call
Russia contact not OKsurrogates, to have any connections whatsoever with our adversaries (Russia), w
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
surrogates, to have any connections whatsoever with our adversaries (Russia), whether it's pre-election, or post-election? Russia, or any other country, should not have any impact upon our electoral process. Karen Newhard South Whitehall To... Read more
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The Morning Call
Peter Langman and Fritz Walker: Giving teachers guns won't make schools saferis a nationally recognized expert on school shootings and the author of two boo
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
is a nationally recognized expert on school shootings and the author of two books on the subject, "School Shooters" and "Why Kids Kill." Fritz Walker, who lives in South Whitehall Township, is a member of the board of directors of C... Read more
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The Morning Call
Contractor agrees to repair Lehigh County morgue for free after three years of HVAC problemsof charge. Director of General Services Rick Molchany asked county commissione
The Morning Call / Posted 12 days ago
of charge. Director of General Services Rick Molchany asked county commissioners in March to hire Boyle Construction, of South Whitehall Township, to repair the facility for $64,000. The building, which the county shares with Cetronia Ambulance,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Despite misgivings, judge sides with Abe Atiyeh in senior housing lawsuitthe Moravian Village site. He and his lead company, Pennsylvania Venture Capita
The Morning Call / Posted 12 days ago
the Moravian Village site. He and his lead company, Pennsylvania Venture Capital, are also pursuing related projects in South Whitehall Township and Northampton. Atiyeh acknowledged the financial benefits of scuttling Moravian Village’s plans,... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Arts Around Town: 'Cirque It!' festival takes to streets of Bethlehema trio in various Lehigh Valley locations for nearly 60 years, including a 15-y
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 13 days ago
a trio in various Lehigh Valley locations for nearly 60 years, including a 15-year stint at the former King George Inn in South Whitehall Township, Lehigh County. He was an English teacher at Emmaus High School and coached the Scholastic Scrimmage... Read more
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The Morning Call
Local police get a sweet visit from 'Donut Boy'to the Upper Macungie Police Department. Nickischer said they invited nearby s
The Morning Call / Posted 14 days ago
to the Upper Macungie Police Department. Nickischer said they invited nearby state police at Foglesville and officers from South Whitehall Township and Alburtis and Macungie boroughs. A group of about 20 officers greeted Tyler, who received an... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Lehigh County Commissioners Prepare for Cedarbrook's futurehave to get going on this," said Commissioner Dan Hartzell, echoing Nothstein's
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 14 days ago
have to get going on this," said Commissioner Dan Hartzell, echoing Nothstein's view. The home, located in South Whitehall Township, could either be refurbished or an entirely new structure could be built. Several options are under... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehigh Valley SportsFest gets lean and meanAlton Park, Allentown Municipal Golf Course, all in Allentown, plus Wehr’s Dam
The Morning Call / Posted 14 days ago
Alton Park, Allentown Municipal Golf Course, all in Allentown, plus Wehr’s Dam and the Lehigh County Soccer Fields in South Whitehall Township. The Ping Pong/Table Tennis tournament will be at the YMCA in Allentown. The biggest venue and... Read more
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The Morning Call
Congress should feel empathy for poor and middle classriding to a second and third home, or laundering their money in foreign banks?
The Morning Call / Posted 14 days ago
riding to a second and third home, or laundering their money in foreign banks? Get real, Congress. Mix in with the working poor and experience how they live. Don't fool us while you take away our benefits. Marion Phillips South Whitehall Tow... Read more
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The Morning Call
Positive experience at VAat home and outside. I cannot praise the personnel and the attention he has re
The Morning Call / Posted 14 days ago
at home and outside. I cannot praise the personnel and the attention he has received more highly. This service is available to any veteran. Jennifer Throop is very anxious to help and no referral is needed. Judith Morrison South Whitehall Town... Read more
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The Morning Call
A victory for unionsAs the term "Made in America" vanishes from the world market, this is a victory
The Morning Call / Posted 15 days ago
As the term "Made in America" vanishes from the world market, this is a victory for union workers everywhere. Joe Long South Whitehall Township The writer was a member of United Steelworkers grievance committee in Bethlehem Steel's plant in... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Police allege teen grows pot outside mom's houseat a Lehigh County home Monday, investigators said they found pot plants that a
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 16 days ago
at a Lehigh County home Monday, investigators said they found pot plants that a teen was growing at his mom’s house. South Whitehall Township police charged Weston R. Savage with two felony counts of possession with intent to deliver and... Read more
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The Morning Call
Whitehall looks to establish historic preservation districtfrom Jordan Meadows Park in Allentown to the Trexler Game Preserve in North Whi
The Morning Call / Posted 16 days ago
from Jordan Meadows Park in Allentown to the Trexler Game Preserve in North Whitehall Township, going through Jordan Park in Whitehall Township and Covered Bridge Park in South Whitehall Township along the way. Daryl Nerl is a freelanc... Read more
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The Morning Call
New sports bar opening soon at former Big Woody's spot in Allentownto us and asking when we’re opening.” Affey’s, offering seating for more than
The Morning Call / Posted 16 days ago
to us and asking when we’re opening.” Affey’s, offering seating for more than 100, is named after a moniker given to the South Whitehall Township couple’s son, Justin, who played baseball for North Parkland and is currently on Kutztown... Read more
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The Morning Call
Keith Urban draws crowd for sale of tickets to his upcoming Allentown Fair showaudience.” Malandruccolo, Milano and Klinger said they bonded during their wai
The Morning Call / Posted 18 days ago
audience.” Malandruccolo, Milano and Klinger said they bonded during their wait of more than six hours. Nanette Muth of South Whitehall Township, who arrived just around the time the box office opened to get tickets to her second Keith Urban... Read more
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The Express-Times
500 scary job openings up for grabs at Dorney ParkThe amusement park in South Whitehall Township is hiring for more than 500 seas
The Express-Times / Posted 19 days ago
The amusement park in South Whitehall Township is hiring for more than 500 seasonal positions for its annual Halloween Haunt attraction. A job fair will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 12, at the park's Good Time Theater. Job candidates... Read more
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The Morning Call
Dorney Park to hire 500 for Halloween HauntIf you’re looking for a job at Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom this fall, the S
The Morning Call / Posted 19 days ago
If you’re looking for a job at Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom this fall, the South Whitehall Township amusement park has some scary good news for you. Dorney Park on Friday announced it is now hiring more than 500 seasonal employees for its annual... Read more
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The Morning Call
Q&A: Partners have big plans for Allentown's medical marijuana dispensaryMission Pennsylvania’s principals is Ari Molovinsky, a 1997 Parkland High Schoo
The Morning Call / Posted 19 days ago
Mission Pennsylvania’s principals is Ari Molovinsky, a 1997 Parkland High School graduate whose father, Michael, lives in South Whitehall Township and operates the “Molovinsky on Allentown” blog. On Thursday, The Morning Call interviewed Ari... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Dorney seeks to fill 500 positions for 'Halloween Haunt'SOUTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa. - Dorney Park is putting out the "help wanted" sign f
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 19 days ago
SOUTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa. - Dorney Park is putting out the "help wanted" sign for Halloween. The park in South Whitehall Township, Lehigh County, announced Friday that it is looking to fill more than 500 seasonal positions for its "Halloween Haunt"... Read more
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The Express-Times
Man accused of fatal hit-run crash facing trialcharge of accidents involving death. The case now heads to county court, where
The Express-Times / Posted 21 days ago
charge of accidents involving death. The case now heads to county court, where Stockman faces possible trial. Stockman, of South Whitehall Township, is free on 10 percent of $50,000 bail in the case. Marrero, 32, was hospitalized in critical... Read more
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The Morning Call
Driver waives hearing in fatal crash, charge droppedtalking or anything, no evidence that he was driving erratically before the cra
The Morning Call / Posted 21 days ago
talking or anything, no evidence that he was driving erratically before the crash,” Smith said Police allege Stockman, of South Whitehall Township was speeding on North Sixth Street on Feb. 21 when his car hit the victim as she crossed near... Read more
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The Morning Call
South Whitehall homeowner gets waiver for utility workA new homeowner in South Whitehall Township didn’t know there was a temporary p
The Morning Call / Posted 21 days ago
A new homeowner in South Whitehall Township didn’t know there was a temporary prohibition on utility work on his block that would prevent him from hooking-up to natural gas when he bought his house. Stephen Perun, 1128 N. 26th St., Allentown, didn’t... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
New York man allegedly touches 4 girls in Dorney Park wave poolSingh, of Jamaica, New York, is facing indecent assault charges in connection t
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 21 days ago
Singh, of Jamaica, New York, is facing indecent assault charges in connection to the alleged Fourth of July assaults at the South Whitehall Township amusement park. District Judge Patricia Warmkessel arraigned the 40-year-old Tuesday night, setting... Read more
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The Express-Times
Man, 40, allegedly grabbed teens in Dorney Park wave poolwas free on Wednesday after posting $100,000 bail. An attorney had not yet ente
The Express-Times / Posted 22 days ago
was free on Wednesday after posting $100,000 bail. An attorney had not yet entered an appearance for Singh. South Whitehall Township police said they were called about 5 p.m. Tuesday to the park off Hamilton Boulevard. A 12-year-old... Read more
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The Express-Times
Bushkill Park takes a step forward | Turkeys and TrophiesRepublicans are looking to borrow against future revenue and new forms of gambl
The Express-Times / Posted 26 days ago
Republicans are looking to borrow against future revenue and new forms of gambling to balance the budget. Police in South Whitehall Township are looking for a driver who left a path of destruction on Parkland High School athletic fields last... Read more
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The Morning Call
Fish for Free on July 4: Best spots in the Lehigh ValleyLehigh. Popular places to try for its browns and rainbows include Jordan Park i
The Morning Call / Posted 26 days ago
Lehigh. Popular places to try for its browns and rainbows include Jordan Park in Whitehall Township, Covered Bridge Park in South Whitehall Township and Trexler Nature Preserve in North Whitehall Township. The Jordan Creek receives more trout than... Read more
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The Express-Times
Help track down joyrider who tracked up local high school's athletic fieldsas the ruts will need to be filled with dirt," the district's Facebook post say
The Express-Times / Posted 27 days ago
as the ruts will need to be filled with dirt," the district's Facebook post says. An investigation is underway and both South Whitehall Township police and district administrators are searching for the culprit. "Please contact David Keppel,... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Potluck and politics collide in AllentownAmy Zanelli, a candidate for Lehigh County Commissioner from the third district
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 28 days ago
Amy Zanelli, a candidate for Lehigh County Commissioner from the third district, and Mark Pinsley, a candidate for South Whitehall Township commissioner -- both Democrats. Other groups participating in the event where the greater Lehigh... Read more
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