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The Express-Times
Motorcyclist dies after Lehigh Township crashimmediately release additional information on the crash. A second motorcyclist
Motorcyclist dies after Lehigh Township crash
The Express-Times / Posted 3 hours ago
immediately release additional information on the crash. A second motorcyclist also died in a crash Friday in the Lehigh Valley. That one happened about 6:30 p.m. in South Whitehall Township. Release of the victim's identity is pending an au... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Coroner: One dead after crash on Hamilton BoulevardTwo people were rushed to the hospital after an accident in South Whitehall Tow
Coroner: One dead after crash on Hamilton Boulevard
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 19 hours ago
Two people were rushed to the hospital after an accident in South Whitehall Township. The Lehigh County Coroner's Office was called to Lehigh Valley Hospital for one fatality. The identity of the victim was not released. According to county... Read more
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The Morning Call
Mayfair artist Eugene Perry: Sculpting a life from Liberia to AllentownYork Times. Perry liked the Lehigh Valley so much that he moved his family and
Mayfair artist Eugene Perry: Sculpting a life from Liberia to Allentown
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
York Times. Perry liked the Lehigh Valley so much that he moved his family and studio here in October 2014. Perry lives in South Whitehall Township. He set up a studio in Allentown but recently moved his shop to a space in Coplay because he needed... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Arts Around Town: The Freddys: Celebrating our kids, one stage at a timewith patriotic music, the Allentown Band performs on Sunday at 7 p.m., at Sprin
Arts Around Town: The Freddys: Celebrating our kids, one stage at a time
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
with patriotic music, the Allentown Band performs on Sunday at 7 p.m., at Springhouse Middle School, 1200 Springhouse Rd., South Whitehall Township, Lehigh County; at ArtsQuest, Bethlehem Flag Day/Salute the Troops on June 11 at 1:30 p.m.; at West... Read more
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The Morning Call
Silent majority annoyed by lack of leadershipis to vote and elect this November those candidates with a solid, proven record
Silent majority annoyed by lack of leadership
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
is to vote and elect this November those candidates with a solid, proven record of successful accomplishments in politics and business. What we do not need is another four years of stalemate with Hillary Clinton. Ted Rogal South Whitehall Tow... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Commissioners thwart moving toward floating a bondand a larger one for a not-yet-determined amount to upgrade and expand or repla
Commissioners thwart moving toward floating a bond
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
and a larger one for a not-yet-determined amount to upgrade and expand or replace the county's Cedarbrook nursing home in South Whitehall Township. “We’re putting the cart before the horse,” argued Schware, adding the first step in the process... Read more
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The Morning Call
Classical: Raritan River Music Festival focuses on Spanish worksRose Garden, the Allentown Municipal Band in West Park in Allentown, and the Al
Classical: Raritan River Music Festival focuses on Spanish works
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
Rose Garden, the Allentown Municipal Band in West Park in Allentown, and the Allentown Band at Springhouse Middle School in South Whitehall Township. The Allentown Marine Band, directed by Tom Heineck, has planned a program that includes William F.... Read more
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The Morning Call
Difference between JFK and Obamaput a man on the moon. In 2016, President Obama committed the nation to allow b
Difference between JFK and Obama
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
put a man on the moon. In 2016, President Obama committed the nation to allow boys and girls and men and women to use each other's bathrooms. Is this country repeating the fall of the Roman Empire? I think so! Evan Wescoe South Whitehall Tow... Read more
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The Morning Call
Horses at Manito Life Center: 'The great equalizer'him closer to the box. "Way to problem-solve!" shouts Jennifer Lomastro, head
Horses at Manito Life Center: 'The great equalizer'
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
him closer to the box. "Way to problem-solve!" shouts Jennifer Lomastro, head riding instructor at Manito Life Center in South Whitehall Township. Solving problems, staying focused and keeping calm are just some of the skills the Breinigsville... Read more
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The Morning Call
South Whitehall surprised to learn it doesn't own a park it has maintained for decadesSOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — After years of maintaining a small pocket park that
South Whitehall surprised to learn it doesn't own a park it has maintained for decades
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
SOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — After years of maintaining a small pocket park that it thought it owned, South Whitehall Township will now initiate proceedings to obtain title to the land. When the township officials contacted PPL recently about... Read more
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The Morning Call
Family: Should I be worried about heroin epidemic?Lehigh County. Denise Continenza, family living specialist for Penn State's Le
Family: Should I be worried about heroin epidemic?
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
Lehigh County. Denise Continenza, family living specialist for Penn State's Lehigh County Cooperative Extension, South Whitehall Township. Michael Daniels, adolescent and attachment therapist, Bethlehem. Joanne Nigito-Raftas, registered... Read more
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The Brown and White
Hidden landmarks: The Lehigh Valley's 7 covered bridgeswell into the future because it has been closed to vehicular traffic. Manasses
Hidden landmarks: The Lehigh Valley's 7 covered bridges
The Brown and White / Posted 6 days ago
well into the future because it has been closed to vehicular traffic. Manasses Guth Bridge crosses over Jordan Creek in South Whitehall Township. This bridge was constructed in 1858. It's named after a man who lived in an adjacent... Read more
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The Morning Call
Klein Farms debuts new shop, ice creamor jsvillarestaurant.com. Speaking of Italian, Biaggio's Pizzeria and Family R
Klein Farms debuts new shop, ice cream
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
or jsvillarestaurant.com. Speaking of Italian, Biaggio's Pizzeria and Family Restaurant at 1526 N. Cedar Crest Blvd. in South Whitehall Township is growing. The three-year-old restaurant, located in the Crest Plaza shopping center next to Cold... Read more
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The Morning Call
Parkland community unites behind sophomore fighting leukemiaSOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — After a series of doctor visits and blood samples fo
Parkland community unites behind sophomore fighting leukemia
The Morning Call / Posted 7 days ago
SOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — After a series of doctor visits and blood samples following an athletic injury and some strange bruising, Brody Boyer and his mother had agreed — no more trips to the physician's office for awhile. But then the teacher's... Read more
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The Morning Call
South Whitehall drops outsourcing lawn services after union complaintSOUTH WHITEHALL — Public works crews in South Whitehall Township will continue
South Whitehall drops outsourcing lawn services after union complaint
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
SOUTH WHITEHALL — Public works crews in South Whitehall Township will continue to mow township property this year after elected officials abandoned plans to outsource the work. The Board of Commissioners on Wednesday decided to reject three bids for... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bangor baseball team edges Northwestern for first league title since 1981SOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — After bludgeoning foe after foe en route to the Colo
Bangor baseball team edges Northwestern for first league title since 1981
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
SOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — After bludgeoning foe after foe en route to the Colonial League final, Bangor never generated a big inning Thursday against Northwestern. The Slaters scraped together enough offense to keep their perfect record intact. A... Read more
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The Morning Call
Plan would backfirepeople from both political parties feel that their respective parties have dese
Plan would backfire
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
people from both political parties feel that their respective parties have deserted them. After this election, a third party could quite possibly emerge. Newt Gingrich has mentioned an American Party. Dolores Shankweiler South Whitehall T... Read more
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The Brown and White
Route 22 West a mess after rush-hour crashA crash on Route 22 West in the vicinity of the 15th Street interchange in Sout
Route 22 West a mess after rush-hour crash
The Brown and White / Posted 9 days ago
A crash on Route 22 West in the vicinity of the 15th Street interchange in South Whitehall Township backed up traffic for miles Thursday morning. A crash on Thursday is on the shoulder of Route 22 West in South Whitehall Township. Traffic backed up... Read more
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The Express-Times
13th annual Festival of the Arts comes to Parkland HS this weekendway this weekend. The 13th annual Festival of the Arts will kick off at Parkla
13th annual Festival of the Arts comes to Parkland HS this weekend
The Express-Times / Posted 9 days ago
way this weekend. The 13th annual Festival of the Arts will kick off at Parkland High School, 2700 N. Cedar Crest Blvd. in South Whitehall Township on Thursday. The festival is held each year on the high school grounds and runs through... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Cetronia Fire Department seeking live-in firefightersCetronia Volunteer Fire Department wants to take its firefighting operations to
Cetronia Fire Department seeking live-in firefighters
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 9 days ago
Cetronia Volunteer Fire Department wants to take its firefighting operations to another level. The South Whitehall Township department is interested in refitting its station with a live-in area that would accommodate firefighters 24 hours a day,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Parkland School District balances budget; tax increase at 3.7 percentSOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — Parkland School District has managed to balance the
Parkland School District balances budget; tax increase at 3.7 percent
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
SOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — Parkland School District has managed to balance the 2016-17 budget, but leaders say they'll continue to try and whittle down the tax rate before the final budget in June. John Vignone, Parkland's director of business... Read more
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The Brown and White
Jason Wilson of South Whitehall advances in U.S. Open local qualifyingBattling through windy conditions over the challenging 6,928-yard Silver Creek
Jason Wilson of South Whitehall advances in U.S. Open local qualifying
The Brown and White / Posted 11 days ago
Battling through windy conditions over the challenging 6,928-yard Silver Creek Country Club layout, Jason Wilson of South Whitehall Township enjoyed the biggest moment of his amateur golf career. Wilson, 42, shot 3-over-par 37-37--74 Monday to... Read more
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The Morning Call
Easton beats Central Catholic to win EPC boys lacrosse title; Parkland takes girls crownSOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP – Easton's Justin Swick saw the final 120 seconds tick
Easton beats Central Catholic to win EPC boys lacrosse title; Parkland takes girls crown
The Morning Call / Posted 11 days ago
SOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP – Easton's Justin Swick saw the final 120 seconds ticking away on the scoreboard and he knew it was no time to panic. The Red Rovers senior also realized it was time to make a move. Swick scooped up a loose ball and... Read more
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The Morning Call
BB&T names specific branch closings in Lehigh Countyof those banks will be folded into a National Penn branch at 2548 MacArthur Roa
BB&T names specific branch closings in Lehigh County
The Morning Call / Posted 12 days ago
of those banks will be folded into a National Penn branch at 2548 MacArthur Road in Whitehall and 4200 W. Tilghman St. in South Whitehall Township, spokesman David White said Monday. The BB&T branches that are closing were former Susquehanna Bank... Read more
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The Morning Call
Help for families: My teens text too muchLehigh County Denise Continenza, family living specialist for Penn State's Leh
Help for families: My teens text too much
The Morning Call / Posted 12 days ago
Lehigh County Denise Continenza, family living specialist for Penn State's Lehigh County Cooperative Extension, South Whitehall Township Michael Daniels, adolescent and attachment therapist, Bethlehem Joanne Nigito-Raftas, registered... Read more
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The Morning Call
Legendary cheesesteak-maker George's Light Lunch back in Bethlehemand 1.5 million members across the country. Another spa can be found in the Til
Legendary cheesesteak-maker George's Light Lunch back in Bethlehem
The Morning Call / Posted 13 days ago
and 1.5 million members across the country. Another spa can be found in the Tilghman Square shopping center on Broadway in South Whitehall Township. Info: 610-231-3689 or massageenvy.com. Finally, Once Upon a Touch Massage held its grand opening... Read more
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The Morning Call
Parkland High School baseball team cruises past Emmaus, into EPC semifinalsSOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — When Parkland played Emmaus on Thursday, it failed t
Parkland High School baseball team cruises past Emmaus, into EPC semifinals
The Morning Call / Posted 13 days ago
SOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — When Parkland played Emmaus on Thursday, it failed to match the Green Hornets' energy. The Trojans had no trouble boosting their performance for the teams' postseason rematch. A two-out run in the bottom of the first... Read more
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The Morning Call
Easton, Central Catholic advance to EPC boys lacrosse finalSOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — It's difficult to explain, Matt Marker says, but Cen
Easton, Central Catholic advance to EPC boys lacrosse final
The Morning Call / Posted 15 days ago
SOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — It's difficult to explain, Matt Marker says, but Central Catholic's boys lacrosse team is playing its best since Joe Wolf — perhaps District 11's top player — went down with a season-ending injury. Headlined by Marker's... Read more
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The Morning Call
ER insurance plans lack fair coverage, or any coverage at allchoose where and when they will need emergency care and should not be punished
ER insurance plans lack fair coverage, or any coverage at all
The Morning Call / Posted 15 days ago
choose where and when they will need emergency care and should not be punished financially for having emergencies. Health insurance companies must provide fair coverage. Alex Rosenau South Whitehall Township The writer is an emergency phys... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Police say dad had child, stolen merchandise in strollerPolice allege a Berks County man used his toddler’s stroller for a lot more tha
Police say dad had child, stolen merchandise in stroller
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 16 days ago
Police allege a Berks County man used his toddler’s stroller for a lot more than pushing his child around a South Whitehall Township Target. Township police were called to the Target at 1600 N. Cedar Crest Blvd. about 8:30 p.m. Wednesday for an... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lauray hits new highs for Notre Dame-Green PondSOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — A crowd of a couple hundred gathered close by but Gr
Lauray hits new highs for Notre Dame-Green Pond
The Morning Call / Posted 16 days ago
SOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — A crowd of a couple hundred gathered close by but Greg Lauray hardly noticed. He was too absorbed on his task at hand. Finally, after Lauray reached 7 feet in the high jump — flying past the old Colonial League record and... Read more
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The Morning Call
Roadside litter an eyesorehas to begin cleaning this up. There are also multiple street corners throughou
Roadside litter an eyesore
The Morning Call / Posted 16 days ago
has to begin cleaning this up. There are also multiple street corners throughout Allentown that are littered. There was a time that prisoners cleaned these roads. We need help to clean those areas and roads. Syman Hirsch South Whitehall T... Read more
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The Morning Call
Penn State star Saquon Barkley, Rachel Panek have golden moment, happy reunionSOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — One of the highlights from this year's Colonial Leag
Penn State star Saquon Barkley, Rachel Panek have golden moment, happy reunion
The Morning Call / Posted 16 days ago
SOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — One of the highlights from this year's Colonial League/Eastern Pennsylvania Conference track and field championships at Whitehall High School was a reunion of old friends who generated a lot of happy feelings. Saucon... Read more
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The Morning Call
South Whitehall's newest four-legged officer has nose for explosivesSOUTH WHITEHALL — South Whitehall Township police now have two four-legged offi
South Whitehall's newest four-legged officer has nose for explosives
The Morning Call / Posted 16 days ago
SOUTH WHITEHALL — South Whitehall Township police now have two four-legged officers and their nicknames say it all: Beauty and the Beast. Cirrus, a fierce German Shepherd known for his work ethic and snarl is now joined by Kimber, an affable black... Read more
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The Morning Call
WATCH THIS: New South Whitehall K-9 trained to hunt explosives South Whitehall Township police officer Colin Beaumont will work with Kimber,
WATCH THIS: New South Whitehall K-9 trained to hunt explosives
The Morning Call / Posted 17 days ago
South Whitehall Township police officer Colin Beaumont will work with Kimber, the newest K-9 in his department. Kimber is a bomb sniffing K-9 that completed training last week. South... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehigh County prepares for a $22 million bond planCedarbrook or construct a new nursing home facility. Commissioners have request
Lehigh County prepares for a $22 million bond plan
The Morning Call / Posted 17 days ago
Cedarbrook or construct a new nursing home facility. Commissioners have requested a study examining how to best upgrade the South Whitehall Township facility, but have not yet received the report. McCarthy said many other projects that aren't... Read more
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The Morning Call
Staples, Office Depot scrap merger after judge blocks dealretailer has disclosed a closing list. Office Depot has one store in the Lehig
Staples, Office Depot scrap merger after judge blocks deal
The Morning Call / Posted 17 days ago
retailer has disclosed a closing list. Office Depot has one store in the Lehigh Valley — at 480 S. Cedar Crest Blvd. in South Whitehall Township. Staples has six stores in the Lehigh Valley, one in Bucks County and one outside... Read more
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The Morning Call
Salisbury's Bauer jumps out to flying start in Colonial League championshipsSOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — Over the next three weeks, Salisbury's Lindsay Bauer
Salisbury's Bauer jumps out to flying start in Colonial League championships
The Morning Call / Posted 17 days ago
SOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — Over the next three weeks, Salisbury's Lindsay Bauer will wrap up an outstanding scholastic track and field career that, as of today, includes seven Colonial League gold medals, five District 11 Class 2A gold medals and... Read more
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The Morning Call
Delegate system takes power away from peopleneed a delegate system that allows superdelegates and delegates that can vote f
Delegate system takes power away from people
The Morning Call / Posted 17 days ago
need a delegate system that allows superdelegates and delegates that can vote for whomever, regardless of the popular vote. Give the people their right to choose without interference. Let the people choose. Tony Frassetto South Whitehall To... Read more
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The Express-Times
Driver accused of pointing gun during road rage incidentA driver pointed at a gun at another driver as the two traveled on Route 309 Mo
Driver accused of pointing gun during road rage incident
The Express-Times / Posted 18 days ago
A driver pointed at a gun at another driver as the two traveled on Route 309 Monday afternoon, South Whitehall Township police said. The victim called police, and officers found the alleged armed driver, 32-year-old Micheal Steckel, parked in the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Lynn Township man jailed in road rage incidentA Lehigh County man faces charges for allegedly pointing a handgun at another m
Lynn Township man jailed in road rage incident
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 18 days ago
A Lehigh County man faces charges for allegedly pointing a handgun at another motorist. South Whitehall Township police arrested Michael W. Steckel Monday for an alleged road rage incident along Route 309. A motorist called township police about... Read more
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The Express-Times
See list of taverns, fire halls accused of liquor code violations1 in Kenhorst, Berks County: on various dates sold alcoholic beverages to nonme
See list of taverns, fire halls accused of liquor code violations
The Express-Times / Posted 18 days ago
1 in Kenhorst, Berks County: on various dates sold alcoholic beverages to nonmembers. Joreda LLC at 3103 Tilghman St. in South Whitehall Township: on Feb. 19 furnished alcohol to a 19-year-old minor. Cetronia Fire Co. No. 1 at 18 S. Scenic St.... Read more
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The Morning Call
Police Facebook pages catching on as way to catch criminalsdepartments for whom a tight-knit audience is already eager to engage and learn
Police Facebook pages catching on as way to catch criminals
The Morning Call / Posted 18 days ago
departments for whom a tight-knit audience is already eager to engage and learn what's going on in their neighborhoods. South Whitehall Township police Chief John Christman said his department has, within the last six months, led a concerted... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Battle of the Bands coming to Dorney Parkcompetition featuring local talent will give one band the opportunity to perfor
Battle of the Bands coming to Dorney Park
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 18 days ago
competition featuring local talent will give one band the opportunity to perform live at Musikfest in Bethlehem. The South Whitehall Township amusement park has teamed up with Bethlehem-based ArtsQuest "to create a dynamic and interactive new... Read more
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The Morning Call
Remembering Judith Diehl, a tireless Lehigh Valley public servantexpanded in the 1970s and was the body's first chairwoman, died Friday at Luthe
Remembering Judith Diehl, a tireless Lehigh Valley public servant
The Morning Call / Posted 18 days ago
expanded in the 1970s and was the body's first chairwoman, died Friday at Luther Crest, the senior living community in South Whitehall Township. She was 89 and had been married to her husband, William E. Diehl, for 68 years. They met at... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehigh Valley businesses cited for liquor law violations, state police sayDepartment of Revenue for small games of chance from Feb. 2 through Feb. 18. •
Lehigh Valley businesses cited for liquor law violations, state police say
The Morning Call / Posted 19 days ago
Department of Revenue for small games of chance from Feb. 2 through Feb. 18. •Jordea LLC, 3103 Tilghman Street in South Whitehall Township, for selling alcohol to a 19-year-old customer on Feb. 19. •L and K Beverages LLC at 718 North 13th... Read more
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The Morning Call
Free summer band concerts: 2016 Lehigh Valley guideJuly 24: Mainstreet Brass July 31: Chico's Vibe Aug. 7: The Poets SOUTH WHIT
Free summer band concerts: 2016 Lehigh Valley guide
The Morning Call / Posted 20 days ago
July 24: Mainstreet Brass July 31: Chico's Vibe Aug. 7: The Poets SOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP 7 p.m., Covered Bridge Park, Covered Bridge Lane and Wehr Mill Road June 3: The Large Flowerheads June 24: The Aardvarks July 22: The Fair Trade Aug.... Read more
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The Morning Call
Gardening: Tips for taking care of butterfly bushesseeds. Deadhead spent flowers and dig and kill all volunteer plants or suckers.
Gardening: Tips for taking care of butterfly bushes
The Morning Call / Posted 21 days ago
seeds. Deadhead spent flowers and dig and kill all volunteer plants or suckers. Wisteria not blooming Q: I live in South Whitehall Township and am an avid reader of your column. I have a 5-year-old wisteria plant. This year and last year... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Man caught cashing phony checks using real IDchecks on an account owned by Valley Builders. The chief operating officer of
Man caught cashing phony checks using real ID
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 22 days ago
checks on an account owned by Valley Builders. The chief operating officer of American Bank at 4029 Tilghman Street in South Whitehall Township reported to township police on Dec. 14 that the seven counterfeit checks had been cashed at the... Read more
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The Morning Call
The Morning Call Publisher and Editor-in-Chief David Erdman retiringthe ranks of The Morning Call to become its publisher and editor-in-chief, is r
The Morning Call Publisher and Editor-in-Chief David Erdman retiring
The Morning Call / Posted 23 days ago
the ranks of The Morning Call to become its publisher and editor-in-chief, is retiring after 35 years. Erdman, 56, of South Whitehall Township, started at the newspaper in 1981 as a rookie reporter in the Bethlehem bureau, rose through the... Read more
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