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The Morning Call
My toddler is crying inconsolably at day careLehigh County. Denise Continenza, family living specialist for Penn State's Le
My toddler is crying inconsolably at day care
The Morning Call / Posted 3 hours 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. Suzanne Mulhern, The Arc of Lehigh &... Read more
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The Morning Call
Whitehall man avoids jail in child porn caseALLENTOWN — A Whitehall Township man who collected child pornography on his hom
Whitehall man avoids jail in child porn case
The Morning Call / Posted 4 hours ago
ALLENTOWN — A Whitehall Township man who collected child pornography on his home computer will be a registered sex offender for the rest of his life, a Lehigh County judge ruled last week. Kirby R. Hower, 34, was sentenced to five years of probation... Read more
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The Express-Times
Deadly crash scene to be reconstructed in S. Whitehall, cops sayPennsylvania State Police in Bethlehem have joined South Whitehall Township pol
Deadly crash scene to be reconstructed in S. Whitehall, cops say
The Express-Times / Posted 10 hours ago
Pennsylvania State Police in Bethlehem have joined South Whitehall Township police in the investigation of what led to a deadly motorcycle crash on Friday. South Whitehall police said Sunday the state police Bethlehem barracks are trying to... Read more
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The Express-Times
1 injured in North Whitehall Twp. barn fire, witness saysthe blaze. Crews wrapped up around 6:30 a.m., but investigators were back on sc
1 injured in North Whitehall Twp. barn fire, witness says
The Express-Times / Posted 11 hours ago
the blaze. Crews wrapped up around 6:30 a.m., but investigators were back on scene late Sunday morning to try and determine a cause, WFMZ-69 News reports. North Whitehall Township Fire Marshal Don Jacobs could not immediately be reached for comm... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Crews respond to small fire at South Whitehall synagogueEmergency crews responded to a small fire at Temple Beth El in South Whitehall
Crews respond to small fire at South Whitehall synagogue
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 15 hours ago
Emergency crews responded to a small fire at Temple Beth El in South Whitehall Township, Lehigh County Sunday afternoon. The fire was reported at the synagogue - located in the 1300 block of Springhouse Road - around 7:30 a.m., according to county... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Early morning barn fire in North Whitehall under investigationFire officials are investigating a large fire at a hay drying facility in North
Early morning barn fire in North Whitehall under investigation
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 16 hours ago
Fire officials are investigating a large fire at a hay drying facility in North Whitehall Township, Lehigh County. The fire broke out around 12:45 a.m. Sunday in the 5900 block of Cove Road, according to North Whitehall Township Fire Marshal Don... Read more
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The Morning Call
Hay fire destroys Cihylik Farms building in North WhitehallFire destroyed a hay dryer on a North Whitehall Township farm early Sunday morn
Hay fire destroys Cihylik Farms building in North Whitehall
The Morning Call / Posted 17 hours ago
Fire destroyed a hay dryer on a North Whitehall Township farm early Sunday morning, the owner said. A passing motorist reported the blaze at Cihylik Farms at 5952 Cove Road shortly before 1 a.m., Nicholas Cihylik said. The fire destroyed the hay... Read more
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The Morning Call
No serious damage in fire at Temple Beth El synagogueFirefighters responded to a fire at the Temple Beth El synagogue in South White
No serious damage in fire at Temple Beth El synagogue
The Morning Call / Posted 19 hours ago
Firefighters responded to a fire at the Temple Beth El synagogue in South Whitehall Township early Sunday. Kevin Wartell, the synagogue's cantor educator, said the fire was contained to a storage room and caused "no serious damage" to the building.... Read more
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The Morning Call
Even with PreCheck, long airport lines may await South Whitehall womanbelts or remove laptops and liquids from their luggage. "We were just looking
Even with PreCheck, long airport lines may await South Whitehall woman
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
belts or remove laptops and liquids from their luggage. "We were just looking to make it easier," said Kaplan, of South Whitehall Township. But government doesn't always make things easier. Her husband's application went through fine. Hers... Read more
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The Morning Call
Motorcyclist killed in South Whitehall crash identifiedCounty coroner's office Saturday identified the motorcyclist killed Friday even
Motorcyclist killed in South Whitehall crash identified
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
County coroner's office Saturday identified the motorcyclist killed Friday evening in a collision with a minivan in South Whitehall Township as Jesus Fred, 42, of Allentown. Fred died of multiple blunt force injuries, according to a news release... Read more
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The Morning Call
Voters sickened by GOP candidate, media's campaign coveragewearing thin. The media, looking for more readers and viewers, have made themse
Voters sickened by GOP candidate, media's campaign coverage
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
wearing thin. The media, looking for more readers and viewers, have made themselves look not only cheap but also unreliable. My respect for them as well as the Republican candidate is low and getting lower. Judith J. Gifford North Whitehall Towns... Read more
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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 yesterday
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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TribLIVE
AP-NORC Poll: Voters interested, not excited about electiona candidate that's really suitable to be president in either party,” says Heint
AP-NORC Poll: Voters interested, not excited about election
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
a candidate that's really suitable to be president in either party,” says Heintzelman, an administrative assistant from Whitehall Township. Her son suggests she write in a candidate when she votes in November, but the 68-year-old says... 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 2 days 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
Fascinating Homes: A majestic Queen Anne at Allentown's West Parkat his mixed-use property in downtown Allentown during the renovation process.
Fascinating Homes: A majestic Queen Anne at Allentown's West Park
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
at his mixed-use property in downtown Allentown during the renovation process. He also owns a remodeled townhouse in Whitehall Township, which he rents out. At his Victorian residence, the bedroom tally is eight — four on each of the upper... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Woman starts holiday weekend by giving birth on freewayWHITEHALL TOWNSHIP, Mich. -- Jaime Iberra was speeding southbound on US-31 Frid
Woman starts holiday weekend by giving birth on freeway
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP, Mich. -- Jaime Iberra was speeding southbound on US-31 Friday morning, trying to get to Hackley Hospital in time for his wife to give birth. They didn't make it, but the baby made it, right in the car. "The baby came before we... Read more
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The Morning Call
Mayfair artist Eugene Perry: Sculpting a life from Liberia to AllentownPerry liked the Lehigh Valley so much that he moved his family and studio here
Mayfair artist Eugene Perry: Sculpting a life from Liberia to Allentown
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
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 extra... 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 timebe Carl A. Schroeter of Bethlehem Township, Northampton County, a prisoner of w
Arts Around Town: The Freddys: Celebrating our kids, one stage at a time
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 days ago
be Carl A. Schroeter of Bethlehem Township, Northampton County, a prisoner of war in the Battle of the Bulge; Bob Holden of Whitehall Township, Lehigh County, on the submarine that rescued Navy pilot and future President George Bush in 1944, and... 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 3 days ago
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
Catasauqua officials hold public hearing for proposed waterfront developmentgives Catasauqua resident, Larue Schafer, something to look forward to. She sai
Catasauqua officials hold public hearing for proposed waterfront development
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 days ago
gives Catasauqua resident, Larue Schafer, something to look forward to. She said that right now she drives to neighboring Whitehall Township to shop and sometimes her niece takes her to the mall. “They need something around here, we don’t have... Read more
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The Express-Times
One man's path from inmate to college graduationSteiner, 32, of Whitehall Township, graduated from Liberty High School in 2002
One man's path from inmate to college graduation
The Express-Times / Posted 3 days ago
Steiner, 32, of Whitehall Township, graduated from Liberty High School in 2002 and fell in with the wrong crowd. He became addicted to cocaine, eventually robbing several stores to support his habit. "I don't know what I was thinking. I guess I... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Commissioners thwart moving toward floating a bonda larger one for a not-yet-determined amount to upgrade and expand or replace t
Commissioners thwart moving toward floating a bond
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 days ago
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 should... Read more
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The Express-Times
Map: Where does Wawa country end and Sheetz country begin?Lehigh Valley is now home to three Sheetz locations – Route 248 in Lower Nazare
Map: Where does Wawa country end and Sheetz country begin?
The Express-Times / Posted 3 days ago
Lehigh Valley is now home to three Sheetz locations – Route 248 in Lower Nazareth Township, MacArthur Road in Whitehall Township and Schoenersville Road in Bethlehem. Wawa has more than a dozen locations in the Lehigh Valley,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Visit Bethlehem's SteelStacks for free Memorial Day weekend eventsof Bethlehem Township, who became a prisoner of war after being captured in the
Visit Bethlehem's SteelStacks for free Memorial Day weekend events
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
of Bethlehem Township, who became a prisoner of war after being captured in the Battle of the Bulge; Bob Holden of Whitehall Township, who was on the submarine that rescued Navy pilot and future president George H.W. Bush in 1944; and... Read more
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The Morning Call
Classical: Raritan River Music Festival focuses on Spanish worksthe Allentown Municipal Band in West Park in Allentown, and the Allentown Band
Classical: Raritan River Music Festival focuses on Spanish works
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
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 Brown and White
Lehigh Valley steakhouse chef competing for LongHorn titleconsistently helps team members learn in their kitchen. He has helped cooks lea
Lehigh Valley steakhouse chef competing for LongHorn title
The Brown and White / Posted 4 days ago
consistently helps team members learn in their kitchen. He has helped cooks learn the "LongHorn way" at the restaurant in Whitehall Township and has traveled as far as Colorado to help people learn to cook. Carver is looking forward to competing... Read more
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The Morning Call
Whitehall appoints commissioner to fill vacancyFilling a roughly 40-day vacancy, the Whitehall Township Board of Commissioners
Whitehall appoints commissioner to fill vacancy
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
Filling a roughly 40-day vacancy, the Whitehall Township Board of Commissioners added Joseph J. Marx Jr. to its ranks on Tuesday to finish out the rest of former Commissioner Jerry Palagonia's term. In a special public meeting, the commissioners... 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 5 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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examiner.com
Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission offering two Fish-for-Free Dayslocal Pioneer Fish & Game Association stocked trout in a portion of the Little
Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission offering two Fish-for-Free Days
examiner.com / Posted 5 days ago
local Pioneer Fish & Game Association stocked trout in a portion of the Little Lehigh in Lehigh Parkway and in the Whitehall Township section of the Jordan Creek behind the Home Depot store. And the fish are sizable. Jim Schneck of South... Read more
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The Express-Times
Ownership shakeup at Easton vaping loungeHabits, Inc. The store opened selling 41 flavors, including "astro" and "pluto
Ownership shakeup at Easton vaping lounge
The Express-Times / Posted 5 days ago
Habits, Inc. The store opened selling 41 flavors, including "astro" and "pluto" and had projected bringing on more than 50 flavors. The chain opened locations at 1618 Schadt Ave. in Whitehall Township and 1646 Union Blvd. in Allentown las... Read more
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The Morning Call
Horses at Manito Life Center: 'The great equalizer'closer to the box. "Way to problem-solve!" shouts Jennifer Lomastro, head ridi
Horses at Manito Life Center: 'The great equalizer'
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
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 boy has... 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 6 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 6 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 play... Read more
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The Brown and White
Hidden landmarks: The Lehigh Valley's 7 covered bridgesinto the future because it has been closed to vehicular traffic. Manasses Guth
Hidden landmarks: The Lehigh Valley's 7 covered bridges
The Brown and White / Posted 7 days ago
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 farmhouse. Rex's... Read more
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The Morning Call
Klein Farms debuts new shop, ice creamjsvillarestaurant.com. Speaking of Italian, Biaggio's Pizzeria and Family Rest
Klein Farms debuts new shop, ice cream
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
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 Stone... Read more
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Daily Mail
Did concussions drive a pro wrestler to murder?at the Allentown Fairgrounds in May 1983, and told police shortly after Argenti
Did concussions drive a pro wrestler to murder?
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
at the Allentown Fairgrounds in May 1983, and told police shortly after Argentino's death that he had returned to their Whitehall Township hotel room to find her unresponsive in bed. She was pronounced dead at a hospital several hours later. An... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Pro-wrestler accused of girlfriend's 1983 murder gives confused testimonyat the Allentown Fairgrounds in May 1983, and told police shortly after Argenti
Pro-wrestler accused of girlfriend's 1983 murder gives confused testimony
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 8 days ago
at the Allentown Fairgrounds in May 1983, and told police shortly after Argentino's death that he had returned to their Whitehall Township hotel room to find her unresponsive in bed. She was pronounced dead at a hospital several hours later. An... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Debate over Jimmy Snuka's mental competency continuesSnuka is mentally competent to stand trial. Snuka is accused of killing his th
Debate over Jimmy Snuka's mental competency continues
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 9 days ago
Snuka is mentally competent to stand trial. Snuka is accused of killing his then-girlfriend Nancy Argentino at a motel in Whitehall Township in 1983. He's charged with third degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in Argentino's... Read more
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CBS News
Pro-wrestler accused of girlfriend's 1983 murder gives confused testimonyat the Allentown Fairgrounds in May 1983, and told police shortly after Argenti
Pro-wrestler accused of girlfriend's 1983 murder gives confused testimony
CBS News / Posted 9 days ago
at the Allentown Fairgrounds in May 1983, and told police shortly after Argentino's death that he had returned to their Whitehall Township hotel room to find her unresponsive in bed. She was pronounced dead at a hospital several hours later. An... Read more
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Philly.com
'Superfly' Snuka testifies he can't remember mom's nameat the Allentown Fairgrounds in May 1983, and told police shortly after Argenti
'Superfly' Snuka testifies he can't remember mom's name
Philly.com / Posted 9 days ago
at the Allentown Fairgrounds in May 1983, and told police shortly after Argentino's death that he had returned to their Whitehall Township hotel room to find her unresponsive in bed. She was pronounced dead at a hospital several hours later. An... Read more
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CTV News
'Superfly' Snuka testifies he can't remember mom's nameat the Allentown Fairgrounds in May 1983, and told police shortly after Argenti
'Superfly' Snuka testifies he can't remember mom's name
CTV News / Posted 9 days ago
at the Allentown Fairgrounds in May 1983, and told police shortly after Argentino's death that he had returned to their Whitehall Township hotel room to find her unresponsive in bed. She was pronounced dead at a hospital several hours later. An... Read more
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The Express-Times
'Superfly' Snuka squares off with judge in competency hearingNew Jersey, is charged with third-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in
'Superfly' Snuka squares off with judge in competency hearing
The Express-Times / Posted 9 days ago
New Jersey, is charged with third-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in the May 1983 death of Nancy Argentino in Whitehall Township. Friday's hearing, the third time Snuka has been in court for the competency proceedings, did not mark... Read more
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Brandon Sun
'Superfly' Snuka testifies he can't remember mom's nameat the Allentown Fairgrounds in May 1983, and told police shortly after Argenti
'Superfly' Snuka testifies he can't remember mom's name
Brandon Sun / Posted 9 days ago
at the Allentown Fairgrounds in May 1983, and told police shortly after Argentino's death that he had returned to their Whitehall Township hotel room to find her unresponsive in bed. She was pronounced dead at a hospital several hours later. An... 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 9 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 9 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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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Snuka competency hearing resumes Fridayif the 73-year-old is mentally competent to stand trial on murder charges. He
Snuka competency hearing resumes Friday
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 9 days ago
if the 73-year-old is mentally competent to stand trial on murder charges. He is accused of killing his girlfriend in Whitehall Township more than 30 years ago. Snuka's attorney says their client has brain damage from his years inside the... Read more
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The Express-Times
N.Y. duo charged with using 28 fraudulent credit cards in shopping spreein Walnutport, four totaling $976.86 from the Kmart of Tilghman Street in Allen
N.Y. duo charged with using 28 fraudulent credit cards in shopping spree
The Express-Times / Posted 9 days ago
in Walnutport, four totaling $976.86 from the Kmart of Tilghman Street in Allentown, three totaling $712.22 from a Kmart in Whitehall Township and two totaling $246.74 from the Wilson Kmart. Approximately 15 credit cards were used to buy $200 gift... Read more
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The Brown and White
Twin baby goats are Lehigh Valley Zoo's newest additions8 pounds, 6 ounces. Both are healthy, happy and growing quickly, according to
Twin baby goats are Lehigh Valley Zoo's newest additions
The Brown and White / Posted 9 days ago
8 pounds, 6 ounces. Both are healthy, happy and growing quickly, according to staff at the zoo in Schnecksville, North Whitehall Township. Their mother, Dinah, has been recovering well "and demonstrates the typical characteristics of nurturing... Read more
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The Morning Call
Battle of the brain experts continues in 'Superfly' casejury last year determined that Snuka repeatedly assaulted Argentino, 23, at the
Battle of the brain experts continues in 'Superfly' case
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
jury last year determined that Snuka repeatedly assaulted Argentino, 23, at the former George Washington Motor Lodge in Whitehall Township and then left her in bed to die. The charges came to light after a 2013 Morning Call investigation on the... Read more
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The Brown and White
4-day crime wave lands man behind bars, authorities saya firearm without a license, court papers say. The first burglary report was a
4-day crime wave lands man behind bars, authorities say
The Brown and White / Posted 9 days ago
a firearm without a license, court papers say. The first burglary report was at 7 p.m. May 8 on North Third Street in Whitehall Township, followed by another at 12:41 p.m. May 9 in East Allen, the district attorney's office said. At 5:53 p.m.,... Read more
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