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The Express-Times
Man gets state prison for running over wife, DUIs with son in truckA South Whitehall Township man is headed to state prison for running over his w
Man gets state prison for running over wife, DUIs with son in truck
The Express-Times / Posted 3 hours ago
A South Whitehall Township man is headed to state prison for running over his wife, and separately driving under the influence twice with his 10-year-old son in the truck. Edward Clark Jr. on Tuesday again said he didn't realize he ran over his wife... Read more
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The Brown and White
Easton man will serve more than 14 years for robberyKasam Hennix was among a group of four men in masks and gloves who broke into a
Easton man will serve more than 14 years for robbery
The Brown and White / Posted 6 hours ago
Kasam Hennix was among a group of four men in masks and gloves who broke into a Meriden, Connecticut, home on April 11, 2013, and bound four victims with duct tape and covered their heads with pillowcases, towels and jackets. They took the victims... Read more
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The Morning Call
Music industry loses 'Queen of the Banjo'When it comes to female four-string banjo players, the list is not all that lon
Music industry loses 'Queen of the Banjo'
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
When it comes to female four-string banjo players, the list is not all that long. Cathy Reilly and Cynthia Sayer Spring come to mind, but a close friend of mine has always been called Queen of the Banjo; her name is Georgette Twain, and she recently... Read more
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The Morning Call
Pektor buys former Easton bowling alleyEASTON – Bethlehem developer Lou Pektor has purchased the long-defunct Heritage
Pektor buys former Easton bowling alley
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
EASTON – Bethlehem developer Lou Pektor has purchased the long-defunct Heritage Lanes building in downtown Easton, a location Mayor Sal Panto Jr. and city officials have been pushing to bring in new development. Pektor, heading an investment group... Read more
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The Brown and White
Dorney Park flag theft at 200 feet — daring, dumb? | Your commentsSure, it's an act of vandalism. And trespassing. And theft. And whatever other
Dorney Park flag theft at 200 feet — daring, dumb? | Your comments
The Brown and White / Posted yesterday
Sure, it's an act of vandalism. And trespassing. And theft. And whatever other charges South Whitehall Township Police will be able to file against the young people who climbed to the top of the 200-foot Dominator ride at Dorney Park and made off... Read more
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The Morning Call
Family: Are 12-years-olds too young to be dating?Q: A 12-year-old boy wants to take my same age daughter out for dinner on Valen
Family: Are 12-years-olds too young to be dating?
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
Q: A 12-year-old boy wants to take my same age daughter out for dinner on Valentine's Day. His parents think it's adorable but I am a little uncomfortable. Aren't they too young to start "dating?" A: Dating can mean a wide range of things for... Read more
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The Morning Call
AIA Eastern Pa. announces 2015 Design award recipients and other company newsAIA Eastern Pa. announces award recipients The Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter of
AIA Eastern Pa. announces 2015 Design award recipients and other company news
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
AIA Eastern Pa. announces award recipients The Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Institute of Architects announced its 2015 Design Award recipients. Awards were presented for projects judged to exhibit noteworthy design and/or a "best... Read more
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The Morning Call
Parkland's top-seeded girls and boys teams sweep EPC quarterfinal doubleheaderSOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — The basketball purists will tell you that a slam dun
Parkland's top-seeded girls and boys teams sweep EPC quarterfinal doubleheader
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
SOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — The basketball purists will tell you that a slam dunk means the same thing as a successful 10-foot jumper — two points. But in a Lehigh Valley high school basketball season that has produced more dunks than ever before,... Read more
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The Morning Call
February, 6, 2016Chris Emery, 29, a special needs man who has cleaned bathrooms at Dorney Park a
February, 6, 2016
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
Chris Emery, 29, a special needs man who has cleaned bathrooms at Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom, in South Whitehall Township for the last 12 years was not hired back after not passing a new interview process which included group activities such... Read more
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Daily Mail
Amusement park fires loyal 12-year special needs employee who cleaned bathrooms after he failed a new 'group activity exercise' Christo
Amusement park fires loyal 12-year special needs employee
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
who cleaned bathrooms after he failed a new 'group activity exercise' Christopher Emery, 29, has worked at Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom in Allentown, Pennsylvania, for the last 12... Read more
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The Express-Times
Trespassers capture the flag from top of 200-foot Dorney Park rideSouth Whitehall Township Police Department are asking for the public's help in
Trespassers capture the flag from top of 200-foot Dorney Park ride
The Express-Times / Posted 4 days ago
South Whitehall Township Police Department are asking for the public's help in identifying a group of young people who climbed to the top of a 200-foot ride and took a park flag. Township police said two males and two females went into the township... Read more
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The Express-Times
Son zip-tied dad in attempt to extort $4,000, police sayBrandon Matlack, of the 1600 block of Woodlawn Street in South Whitehall Townsh
Son zip-tied dad in attempt to extort $4,000, police say
The Express-Times / Posted 4 days ago
Brandon Matlack, of the 1600 block of Woodlawn Street in South Whitehall Township, is charged with robbery, attempted robbery and simple assault. Bail was set at 10 percent of $7,000 in the case, but the 25-year-old Matlack is being held in Lehigh... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Dorney Park offers to rehire special needs employee after social media outrageALLENTOWN — After a wave of social media outrage, Dorney Park and Wildwater Kin
Dorney Park offers to rehire special needs employee after social media outrage
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
ALLENTOWN — After a wave of social media outrage, Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom officials on Friday said that they have offered to rehire a 29-year-old special needs man who has cleaned bathrooms at the amusement park for 12 seasons. But... Read more
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The Morning Call
Dorney Park fighting OSHA citationsThe owner of Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom is contesting federal workplace sa
Dorney Park fighting OSHA citations
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
The owner of Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom is contesting federal workplace safety violations. Ohio-based Cedar Fair LP filed a notice Monday to contest the violations, said Leni Uddyback-Fortson, a spokeswoman with the U.S. Labor Department's... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Son won't return to Dorney Park after discriminatory interview, mom saysFollowing a public uproar on social media over a decision not rehire a special
Son won't return to Dorney Park after discriminatory interview, mom says
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 4 days ago
Following a public uproar on social media over a decision not rehire a special needs employee, Dorney Park said the decision was a mistake and offered him his job back. But his mother says he won't be returning this summer. Claudia Emery said her... Read more
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Daily Press
Dorney Park offers to rehire special needs employee after social media outrageALLENTOWN — After a wave of social media outrage, Dorney Park and Wildwater Kin
Dorney Park offers to rehire special needs employee after social media outrage
Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
ALLENTOWN — After a wave of social media outrage, Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom officials on Friday said that they have offered to rehire a 29-year-old special needs man who has cleaned bathrooms at the amusement park for 12 seasons. But... Read more
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The Morning Call
Dorney Park rethinks special needs employee's firing after social media outrageALLENTOWN — After a wave of social media outrage, Dorney Park and Wildwater Kin
Dorney Park rethinks special needs employee's firing after social media outrage
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
ALLENTOWN — After a wave of social media outrage, Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom officials on Friday said that a 29-year-old special needs man who has cleaned bathrooms at the amusement park for 12 seasons would not be fired after all. But... Read more
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The Express-Times
Postal workers come to blows after name-calling, cops sayPennsylvania State Police say two United States Postal Service employees fought
Postal workers come to blows after name-calling, cops say
The Express-Times / Posted 4 days ago
Pennsylvania State Police say two United States Postal Service employees fought at a Lehigh County facility. (Getty Images) Two U.S. Postal Service employees exchanged punches at a Lehigh County facility after one called the other a "lazy bitch,"... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Borough of Northampton tames blizzardThe Borough of Northampton's Public Works Department made the best of a bad sit
Borough of Northampton tames blizzard
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 4 days ago
The Borough of Northampton's Public Works Department made the best of a bad situation. During Thursday night's meeting, council members took turns praising their work clearing borough streets during the massive blizzard that descended on the Lehigh... Read more
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The Morning Call
Tilghman Square continues to grow with approvals for new drive-thruSOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — Developers now will begin hunting for a tenant to oc
Tilghman Square continues to grow with approvals for new drive-thru
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
SOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — Developers now will begin hunting for a tenant to occupy the new drive-thru building at Tilghman Square after the project was given approval by township commissioners Wednesday. Victor Kelly, owner of the shopping center,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Upcoming business events in the Lehigh ValleyTUESDAYFEB. 9 GREATER LEHIGH VALLEY CHAMBER of Commercewill hold its Chamber F
Upcoming business events in the Lehigh Valley
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
TUESDAYFEB. 9 GREATER LEHIGH VALLEY CHAMBER of Commercewill hold its Chamber Foundation Grant Program 2016 Luncheon, noon, The Otherside Restaurant, 5635 Route 873, Neffs. Cost: $15, members; $25, future members. Register:... Read more
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The Morning Call
Tilghman Square continues to grow with approvals for new drive-thruSOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — Developers will begin hunting in earnest for a tenan
Tilghman Square continues to grow with approvals for new drive-thru
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
SOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — Developers will begin hunting in earnest for a tenant to occupy the new drive-thru building at Tilghman Square after the project was given approval by township commissioners Wednesday. Victor Kelly, owner of the shopping... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
South Whitehall OKs King George Inn PlanThe South Whitehall Township Board of Commissioners granted preliminary approva
South Whitehall OKs King George Inn Plan
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 days ago
The South Whitehall Township Board of Commissioners granted preliminary approval to the redevelopment of King George Inn project. "This area will be revitalized and redeveloped," said Township Manager Howard Kutzler on Wednesday night. Under the... Read more
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The Morning Call
King George Inn stays as hotel development gains final approvalSOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — Two examples of the hospitality trade, separated by
King George Inn stays as hotel development gains final approval
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
SOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — Two examples of the hospitality trade, separated by two centuries, will stand together as a result of approval Wednesday night of the Hotel Hamilton project and its preservation of the King George Inn. South Whitehall... Read more
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The Morning Call
Gerrymandering, Citizens United divide nationThe polarization of our country is bringing our democracy to a halt and destroy
Gerrymandering, Citizens United divide nation
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
The polarization of our country is bringing our democracy to a halt and destroying our nation. This began with Ronald Reagan's trickle-down, voodoo economics and then continued with Citizens United and gerrymandering. Citizens United gave the rich... Read more
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The Morning Call
From Orefield to Africa, with love: Pupils at St. Joseph the Worker package meals for the hungrySOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — Lent is coming. For Catholics, that means giving up,
From Orefield to Africa, with love: Pupils at St. Joseph the Worker package meals for the hungry
The Morning Call / Posted 7 days ago
SOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — Lent is coming. For Catholics, that means giving up, but also giving, which is why the 415 pupils of St. Joseph the Worker School in Orefield spent Tuesday in a mad race to package 10,000 meals for people in a West African... Read more
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The Morning Call
New restaurant planned for former Farmhouse in EmmausEMMAUS — The former Farmhouse restaurant in Emmaus could be reopening as a two-
New restaurant planned for former Farmhouse in Emmaus
The Morning Call / Posted 7 days ago
EMMAUS — The former Farmhouse restaurant in Emmaus could be reopening as a two-building operation called House and Barn. Carl Billera, co-owner of The Burgery Company in Emmaus and a real estate broker with Better Homes and Gardens Valley Partners,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Giant plans beer garden in Palmer TownshipIn an emailed statement, Giant spokeswoman Samantha Krepps confirmed the compan
Giant plans beer garden in Palmer Township
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
In an emailed statement, Giant spokeswoman Samantha Krepps confirmed the company is in the process of acquiring a liquor license "with the goal of opening a beer garden in the near future in Palmer Township." According to a legal notice, Giant is... Read more
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The Morning Call
Family: My children get upset at family political argumentsQ: We have extended family who have extremely opposed political views. Discussi
Family: My children get upset at family political arguments
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
Q: We have extended family who have extremely opposed political views. Discussions can become quite heated, and I have found that this is affecting my children. How can we instill an environment that allows tolerance of other people's views? A: With... Read more
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The Morning Call
20 great Lehigh Valley sledding hillsFor a while it looked like there would be no sledding this year. With warmer-th
20 great Lehigh Valley sledding hills
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
For a while it looked like there would be no sledding this year. With warmer-than-usual weather in December and almost no white stuff, local sledding hills stayed not only bare but some were even green. Winter storm Jonas changed all that. The late... Read more
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The Morning Call
Signature slices in EastonWhile the Walnut Plaza building is owned by Walnutport Associates LP, the manag
Signature slices in Easton
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
While the Walnut Plaza building is owned by Walnutport Associates LP, the managing agent is J&W Management Corp. of New York City. Erica Cohen, J&W leasing manager, said the facility is an ideal spot for another grocer as it is still in pretty good... Read more
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The Morning Call
Jamageddon festival kicks off strong at Allentown Econo LodgeDon Mayer Band opened its set Friday at Allentown Econo Lodge conference center
Jamageddon festival kicks off strong at Allentown Econo Lodge
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
Don Mayer Band opened its set Friday at Allentown Econo Lodge conference center in South Whitehall Township with a five-minute song of winding guitar and bass solos. “After all, it is Jamageddon,” bassist Brian Bortz said to the crowd. That pretty... Read more
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The Morning Call
Dorney Park hiring, to jack up pay for more than 3,000 seasonal employeesWant to work at Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom this season? If so, now's the t
Dorney Park hiring, to jack up pay for more than 3,000 seasonal employees
The Morning Call / Posted 11 days ago
Want to work at Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom this season? If so, now's the time to apply. The South Whitehall Township amusement park said Friday it is now accepting applications for its 2016 season, which begins April 30. Dorney Park expects to... Read more
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The Morning Call
Jammin' for attention: Lehigh Valley Jamageddon seeks to spotlight bands that have been overlookedIn the many years guitarist Dana Gaynor has played throughout the Lehigh Valley
Jammin' for attention: Lehigh Valley Jamageddon seeks to spotlight bands that have been overlooked
The Morning Call / Posted 11 days ago
In the many years guitarist Dana Gaynor has played throughout the Lehigh Valley, she’s noticed there are talented performers who just seem to get left out. There’s blues group Don Mayer Band, she says, which “has been around quite awhile but doesn’t... Read more
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The Morning Call
Upcoming business events in the Lehigh ValleySATURDAYJAN. 30 BELFOR PROPERTY RESTORATION will hold a Job Fair, 10 a.m.-2 p.
Upcoming business events in the Lehigh Valley
The Morning Call / Posted 11 days ago
SATURDAYJAN. 30 BELFOR PROPERTY RESTORATION will hold a Job Fair, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Belfore Property Restoration office, 754 Roble Road, Suite 150, Allentown. Info: www.belfor.com. SUNDAYJAN. 31 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS COUNCIL OF THE GREATER LEHIGH... Read more
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The Brown and White
American Hairlines, Popmart moving out of AllentownSobering news for two Bethlehem businesses that opened second locations in Alle
American Hairlines, Popmart moving out of Allentown
The Brown and White / Posted 11 days ago
Sobering news for two Bethlehem businesses that opened second locations in Allentown's downtown. Six months after announcing the new American Hairlines and Popmart locations, the businesses in Downtown Allentown's Neighborhood Improvement Zone are... Read more
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The Morning Call
Sam Iorio reaches 1,000 as Parkland rolls past CCHS 78-48SOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — Sam Iorio and David Kachelries were texting each oth
Sam Iorio reaches 1,000 as Parkland rolls past CCHS 78-48
The Morning Call / Posted 11 days ago
SOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — Sam Iorio and David Kachelries were texting each other the other day, wondering which of the area's junior boys basketball stars was going to reach the 1,000-point mark in their careers first. As it turned out, Kachelries... Read more
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The Morning Call
North Whitehall heliport fight headed to federal appeals courtDr. Michael Selig's three-year fight to build a heliport on his land in North W
North Whitehall heliport fight headed to federal appeals court
The Morning Call / Posted 11 days ago
Dr. Michael Selig's three-year fight to build a heliport on his land in North Whitehall Township is headed to a federal appeals court. Selig, a cardiologist for the Lehigh Valley Health Network, sued the North Whitehall Township Zoning Hearing Board... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehigh Valley Jamageddon: Festival to spotlight overlooked bandsIn the many years guitarist Dana Gaynor has played throughout the Lehigh Valley
Lehigh Valley Jamageddon: Festival to spotlight overlooked bands
The Morning Call / Posted 12 days ago
In the many years guitarist Dana Gaynor has played throughout the Lehigh Valley, she's noticed there are talented performers who just seem to get left out. There's blues group Don Mayer Band, she says, which "has been around quite awhile but doesn't... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Hoverboard fire spurs warning to residentsA hoverboard that caught fire inside a South Whitehall Township home Wednesday
Hoverboard fire spurs warning to residents
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 13 days ago
A hoverboard that caught fire inside a South Whitehall Township home Wednesday morning has spurred the Woodlawn Fire Department to warn the public about the hazard. Several fire companies responded to the reported dwelling fire shortly after 8... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
At chamber event, expert says U.S. economy should hold steady for 2016BETHLEHEM — Despite volatility in the stock market and an economic slowdown in
At chamber event, expert says U.S. economy should hold steady for 2016
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
BETHLEHEM — Despite volatility in the stock market and an economic slowdown in developing nations, the U.S. economy should fare just fine this year, a Wells Fargo economist told a gathering of about 700 people in the Lehigh Valley business community... Read more
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The Morning Call
South Whitehall's Pistachio Bar & Grille: Big menu, bold flavorsI wondered what's behind the name of Pistachio Bar & Grille, the large, casual
South Whitehall's Pistachio Bar & Grille: Big menu, bold flavors
The Morning Call / Posted 14 days ago
I wondered what's behind the name of Pistachio Bar & Grille, the large, casual modern American restaurant located for nearly 20 years in The Shops at Cedar Point in South Whitehall Township? But when I feasted my eyes on the extensive menu of... Read more
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The Morning Call
State Theatre releases schedule for 29 Freddy musicalsIt's high school musical theater season again. The State Theatre of Easton tod
State Theatre releases schedule for 29 Freddy musicals
The Morning Call / Posted 14 days ago
It's high school musical theater season again. The State Theatre of Easton today released the schedule of 29 high school musicals participating in this year's Freddy Awards. The schools in Lehigh and Northampton counties and Warren County, N.J.,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehigh Valley health events include Experience Arts & Access, St. Luke's New Star Moms GroupEXPERIENCE ARTS & ACCESS 1 Join the Lehigh Valley Arts Council and Lehigh Vall
Lehigh Valley health events include Experience Arts & Access, St. Luke's New Star Moms Group
The Morning Call / Posted 15 days ago
EXPERIENCE ARTS & ACCESS 1 Join the Lehigh Valley Arts Council and Lehigh Valley Partnership for a Disability Friendly Community as they celebrate the achievements of the Arts & Access program, 2:45 to 5:30 p.m. today at the Banana Factory in... Read more
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The Morning Call
Family: My 2-old son isn't talking. Is this OK?Q: I have a 2-year old son who does not talk. My wife is pregnant with our seco
Family: My 2-old son isn't talking. Is this OK?
The Morning Call / Posted 15 days ago
Q: I have a 2-year old son who does not talk. My wife is pregnant with our second child, and we are getting a lot of unsolicited advice about "developmental milestones" and how our son is not reaching them, and we are getting very stressed. Is there... Read more
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The Morning Call
Spillman Farmer Architects earns top honors and other company newsSpillman Farmer Architects earns top honors Spillman Farmer Architects of Beth
Spillman Farmer Architects earns top honors and other company news
The Morning Call / Posted 16 days ago
Spillman Farmer Architects earns top honors Spillman Farmer Architects of Bethlehem received top honors for its design of South Whitehall's Cetronia Ambulance Corps joint operations and community education center at the American Institute of... Read more
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The Morning Call
Two T's perfects putting venueIf you're suffering from cabin fever this winter, headto the newly upgraded Two
Two T's perfects putting venue
The Morning Call / Posted 16 days ago
If you're suffering from cabin fever this winter, headto the newly upgraded Two T's Golf facility in Forks Township. The 3521 Sullivan Trail business, named for the first initials of husband and wife co-owners Thomas and Toni Dietzler, celebrated... Read more
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The Express-Times
Route 22 crash slows traffic through Lehigh CountyA crash in the upper left of this Pennsylvania Department of Transportation tra
Route 22 crash slows traffic through Lehigh County
The Express-Times / Posted 18 days ago
A crash in the upper left of this Pennsylvania Department of Transportation traffic camera screenshot, on Route 22 East in South Whitehall Township, slows traffic on the highway through Lehigh County, the afternoon of Jan. 22, 2016. (Courtesy image |... Read more
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The Morning Call
Parkland girls basketball team stays unbeaten in EPC with win over NorthamptonSOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — Being the first team in program history to go undefe
Parkland girls basketball team stays unbeaten in EPC with win over Northampton
The Morning Call / Posted 18 days ago
SOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — Being the first team in program history to go undefeated in a conference regular season is not a priority for the Parkland High School girls basketball team. Getting better every game is, which the Trojans are doing, so... Read more
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The Morning Call
Liberty boys swim team beats Parkland, stays perfectSOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — Liberty sophomore Robert Negron expected Thursday's
Liberty boys swim team beats Parkland, stays perfect
The Morning Call / Posted 18 days ago
SOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — Liberty sophomore Robert Negron expected Thursday's swimming meet against Parkland to be decided by a couple of points. "I came in with the mind-set to score as many points for my team as I possibly could," he... Read more
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