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The Morning Call
Arts News: Douglas Wiltraut wins first place in prestigious exhibitBanana Factory artist wins first place in prestigious exhibition Douglas Wiltr
Arts News: Douglas Wiltraut wins first place in prestigious exhibit
The Morning Call / Posted an hour ago
Banana Factory artist wins first place in prestigious exhibition Douglas Wiltraut, a Banana Factory resident artist and Whitehall Township resident, has been awarded first place in the Butler Institute of American Art 80th National Midyear... Read more
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The Express-Times
Suspect in Bethlehem teeth-bashing arrestednight in Bethlehem is in custody, according to court records. John G. Zink Jr.
Suspect in Bethlehem teeth-bashing arrested
The Express-Times / Posted 3 hours ago
night in Bethlehem is in custody, according to court records. John G. Zink Jr., 42, of the first block of Packer Avenue in Whitehall Township, is charged along with Bryant Joseph Rivera, 22, of the 1000 block of Delaware Avenue in Fountain Hill, in... Read more
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The Morning Call
Trump is answer for Sanders supportersshould be scared that Trump is going to become president, expose the corruption
Trump is answer for Sanders supporters
The Morning Call / Posted 21 hours ago
should be scared that Trump is going to become president, expose the corruption, waste and fraud in Washington and tell the American people the truth. He will be a caring and working president for all Americans. Charlotte Schall Whitehall Tow... Read more
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The Morning Call
Hillary Clinton a proven fightermay show "he is deeply involved in dealings with Russia's oligarchs." Do we wan
Hillary Clinton a proven fighter
The Morning Call / Posted 21 hours ago
may show "he is deeply involved in dealings with Russia's oligarchs." Do we want someone in the White House with these kinds of ties to Russia? Clinton is a strong leader and will be a great president. Donald DeCray Sr. South Whitehall T... Read more
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The Morning Call
Proposed commercial center near Hamilton Crossings gets zoning OK for hotelsouth of Route 222 is renovating its Subaru site and adding an Audi site. Ther
Proposed commercial center near Hamilton Crossings gets zoning OK for hotel
The Morning Call / Posted 21 hours ago
south of Route 222 is renovating its Subaru site and adding an Audi site. There are three existing Lowe's stores in Whitehall Township, Bethlehem and Bethlehem Township. Its chief competitor, Home Depot, has four locations across the Lehigh... Read more
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Philly.com
Lehigh attorney tried to run over his cat-walking neighbor... againWHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — An attorney is accused of attempting to run over his neigh
Lehigh attorney tried to run over his cat-walking neighbor... again
Philly.com / Posted 22 hours ago
WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — An attorney is accused of attempting to run over his neighbor a second time following an incident Tuesday night, police said. Robert Creem, 69, of the 1500 block of Alta Drive in Whitehall Township, is charged with aggravated... Read more
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The Express-Times
Arrest warrant issued for 2 in Bethlehem brutal attack22, of the 1000 block of Delaware Avenue in Fountain Hill, and John G. Zink, 42
Arrest warrant issued for 2 in Bethlehem brutal attack
The Express-Times / Posted 23 hours ago
22, of the 1000 block of Delaware Avenue in Fountain Hill, and John G. Zink, 42, of the first block of Packer Avenue in Whitehall Township at 11:40 p.m. Wednesday allegedly approached the male victim. Police said the victim was in the 800 block... Read more
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The Express-Times
Attorney accused of trying to run down neighbor back in jailRobert Creem, 69, of the 1500 block of Alta Drive in Whitehall Township, was fr
Attorney accused of trying to run down neighbor back in jail
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
Robert Creem, 69, of the 1500 block of Alta Drive in Whitehall Township, was free on $25,000 bail in the May 31 incident reported at his condominium complex. But police said he returned to the complex Tuesday night, violating the terms of his bail,... Read more
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The Express-Times
Gardens produce for hospitals, community in Lehigh ValleyIn a roadside plot at a community garden in Whitehall Township, workers from Le
Gardens produce for hospitals, community in Lehigh Valley
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
In a roadside plot at a community garden in Whitehall Township, workers from Lehigh Valley Health Network's AIDS Activities Office take a hands-on approach to bettering their patients' lives. Now in their third year, under the watch of garden... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Lehigh Valley Health Care workers grow 'Garden of Hope'have someone make a salad, cook some veggies, make some salsa, " said Cunningha
Lehigh Valley Health Care workers grow 'Garden of Hope'
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
have someone make a salad, cook some veggies, make some salsa, " said Cunningham. The garden, part of a community plot in Whitehall Township, is fittingly named the Garden of Hope. "The fact that you are able to grow produce and give it to our... Read more
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The Express-Times
Attorney allegedly tries running over neighbor a 2nd timecrime with the same victim on Tuesday night, according to police. Robert Creem
Attorney allegedly tries running over neighbor a 2nd time
The Express-Times / Posted 2 days ago
crime with the same victim on Tuesday night, according to police. Robert Creem, 69, of the 1500 block of Alta Drive in Whitehall Township, has been free on bail in the May 31 incident at his condo complex. At a bail hearing on Tuesday in Lehigh... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Parkland Library seeking increase in tax rate to pay for new facilitydoors,” Jack said. The proposed 30,000 square-foot facility would be built on
Parkland Library seeking increase in tax rate to pay for new facility
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
doors,” Jack said. The proposed 30,000 square-foot facility would be built on new location at 4240 Orefield Rd. in South Whitehall Township. That piece of land was generously donated to the library by David Jaindl, a local businessman and land... Read more
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The Morning Call
Parkland Library asking to more than double tax rate to fund new facilitySOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — Armed with a more central location on donated land,
Parkland Library asking to more than double tax rate to fund new facility
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
SOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — Armed with a more central location on donated land, Parkland Library's leaders are prepared to return to voters for the second time in three years to ask for a tax increase that nearly triples the current rate. Library... Read more
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The Express-Times
Northwestern's Miller in 2nd place after 2nd round of Pa. Amateur36-hole cut at 7-over-par 147 for Wednesday's final round. Regional golfers wh
Northwestern's Miller in 2nd place after 2nd round of Pa. Amateur
The Express-Times / Posted 2 days ago
36-hole cut at 7-over-par 147 for Wednesday's final round. Regional golfers who missed the cut were: Jason Wilson of South Whitehall Township (77-77--154), former Emmaus golfer Kyle Wambold of Lower Macungie Township (74-80--154), former Emmaus... Read more
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The Morning Call
NIZ improper role for governmentto separate economics and state for similar reasons why we separate church and
NIZ improper role for government
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
to separate economics and state for similar reasons why we separate church and state. Government's proper and only role is to protect individual rights. Tom Gyory North Whitehall Township The writer serves on the Individual Rights Action Commit... Read more
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Philly.com
Strong storms cause flooding, power outages, evacuationsTownship. Interstate 76 eastbound also was shut down for hours in Montgomery C
Strong storms cause flooding, power outages, evacuations
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
Township. Interstate 76 eastbound also was shut down for hours in Montgomery County to due flooding. In the Lehigh Valley, The Morning Call reports officials believe lightning is to blame for a fire at an American Legion hall in Whitehall Towns... Read more
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The Express-Times
Power outages persist after dawn in Valley, NW N.J.showed. The first round of storms blew through in the 4 o'clock hour, followed
Power outages persist after dawn in Valley, NW N.J.
The Express-Times / Posted 3 days ago
showed. The first round of storms blew through in the 4 o'clock hour, followed by a second shot in the 6 o'clock hour. An American Legion hall in Whitehall Township caught fire during the first round of storms, and lightning is a possible cul... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lightning blamed for fire at Hokendauqua American Legion hallbartender called me. She said something hit, and it blew the cable box off two
Lightning blamed for fire at Hokendauqua American Legion hall
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
bartender called me. She said something hit, and it blew the cable box off two TVs and they smelled something burning." As Whitehall Township firefighters headed for the Legion hall along Front Street, bartender Terri Nonnemaker and her four... Read more
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The Express-Times
Lightning probed as cause of American Legion firereported about 4:30 p.m. at Jones Quigg American Legion Post 739, 3739 American
Lightning probed as cause of American Legion fire
The Express-Times / Posted 3 days ago
reported about 4:30 p.m. at Jones Quigg American Legion Post 739, 3739 American Legion Drive in the Hokendauqua section of Whitehall Township. Five people were inside the social club for veterans and their families when the fire started, said Phil... Read more
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The Morning Call
Univest Bank holds different sort of groundbreaking for its first Lehigh Valley branchcenter. "Everything's coming together." Univest's regional banking office at T
Univest Bank holds different sort of groundbreaking for its first Lehigh Valley branch
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
center. "Everything's coming together." Univest's regional banking office at Tilghman Square Shopping Center in South Whitehall Township employs 34 people. Keim said the new branch will employ between four and six people. The bank is a... Read more
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The Morning Call
Political ad critical of Sen. Toomey, Planned Parenthood misleadingthe validity of her statement. Online, Planned Parenthood clearly states that i
Political ad critical of Sen. Toomey, Planned Parenthood misleading
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
the validity of her statement. Online, Planned Parenthood clearly states that it "does not offer mammograms at any of their affiliate health centers but will offer clients to other local providers that do." Marilyn Fahler South Whitehall To... Read more
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The Morning Call
Job fair to be held Tuesday at the Lehigh Valley MallJob Fair, powered by LehighValleyHelpWanted.com, will be held from 10 a.m. to 4
Job fair to be held Tuesday at the Lehigh Valley Mall
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
Job Fair, powered by LehighValleyHelpWanted.com, will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday on the lower level of the Whitehall Township mall. Cumulus Media's 100.7 WLEV and CAT Country 96 are partnering with CareerLink, Sands Casino Resort,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Soldier sought fake birth certificate before Upper Macungie murderhearing, she said Barnes stabbed her mother to death. Police found Cheryl Silv
Soldier sought fake birth certificate before Upper Macungie murder
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
hearing, she said Barnes stabbed her mother to death. Police found Cheryl Silvonek's body in a shallow grave off a South Whitehall Township road. In court Monday, Dantos ruled that prosecutors could show photos of the grave. Defense attorneys... Read more
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Philly.com
Allentown psychologist's book found in Munich gunman's bagstudying the psychology of child killers when he was a post-doctoral intern at
Allentown psychologist's book found in Munich gunman's bag
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
studying the psychology of child killers when he was a post-doctoral intern at KidsPeace psychiatric hospital in North Whitehall Township. Now in private practice, Langman said it's not the first time a youthful gunman has taken an interest in... Read more
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The Morning Call
AMC increases blockbuster offer for Carmike to $1.2Bpotentially affect the Lehigh Valley. AMC operates the Tilghman Square 8 at th
AMC increases blockbuster offer for Carmike to $1.2B
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
potentially affect the Lehigh Valley. AMC operates the Tilghman Square 8 at the Tilghman Square Shopping Center in South Whitehall Township, while Carmike operates the Carmike 16 on Catasauqua Road in Hanover Township, Lehigh County, and the... Read more
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The Express-Times
Car crashes into crash, hurts 2 in Lehigh CountyA car turning about 9 p.m. Sunday from Seiples Station Road onto Mauch Chunk Ro
Car crashes into crash, hurts 2 in Lehigh County
The Express-Times / Posted 4 days ago
A car turning about 9 p.m. Sunday from Seiples Station Road onto Mauch Chunk Road in South Whitehall Township was struck by a northbound tractor-trailer, then another car crashed into the aftermath, injuring two people, township police report. The... Read more
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The Morning Call
A recipe for success in Emmausand selling it at other local specialty shops such as Saylor's & Company in Hel
A recipe for success in Emmaus
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
and selling it at other local specialty shops such as Saylor's & Company in Hellertown and Stravino's Italian Store in Whitehall Township. The recipe was untouched and the label showcases a Sicilian village where Colosi's family lives. "Some... Read more
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The Morning Call
South Whitehall truckers could have designated rig parkingSOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — Township residents who make a living driving tractor
South Whitehall truckers could have designated rig parking
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
SOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — Township residents who make a living driving tractor trailers could soon have designated areas to park the rigs overnight. The issue was brought to South Whitehall in September when a township trucker said he was... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown psychiatrist's book found in Munich gunman's bagstudying the psychology of child killers when he was a post-doctoral intern at
Allentown psychiatrist's book found in Munich gunman's bag
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
studying the psychology of child killers when he was a post-doctoral intern at KidsPeace psychiatric hospital in North Whitehall Township. Now in private practice, Langman said it's not the first time a youthful gunman has taken an interest in... Read more
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The Morning Call
Why didn't the best write Melania Trump's speech?arguably the best in the world in their trade. They were certainly available to
Why didn't the best write Melania Trump's speech?
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
arguably the best in the world in their trade. They were certainly available to Mr. Trump. Not availing himself of them is disappointing. I hope it was his choice and not because he didn't know any better. Jim Phelan South Whiteha... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown Fair billboard gets tongue-in-cheek about KISS concert and cowscow’s tongue grafted onto his own to form his trademark appendage. Now, a new
Allentown Fair billboard gets tongue-in-cheek about KISS concert and cows
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
cow’s tongue grafted onto his own to form his trademark appendage. Now, a new billboard along Route 145/MacArthur Road in Whitehall Township takes a tongue-in-cheek – or, rather, out of cheek -- twist on the legend to promote Allentown Fair’s Aug.... Read more
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The Morning Call
Pair charged in Upper Macungie Township armed robbery, police sayUpper Macungie Township, police said Friday. Joseph Valenzuela Cortes, 36, of
Pair charged in Upper Macungie Township armed robbery, police say
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
Upper Macungie Township, police said Friday. Joseph Valenzuela Cortes, 36, of Breinigsville and Kristina Falcone, 32, of Whitehall Township were charged with robbery, theft and simple assault. Both were sent to Lehigh County Jail under $250,000... Read more
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The Express-Times
Shot fired, woman beaten, pushed from van in motion during robbery, cops sayin Breinigsville, Upper Macungie Township. His co-defendant is Kristina Falcone
Shot fired, woman beaten, pushed from van in motion during robbery, cops say
The Express-Times / Posted 6 days ago
in Breinigsville, Upper Macungie Township. His co-defendant is Kristina Falcone, 22, of the 2000 block of Orchard Drive in Whitehall Township. The victim was taken to an area hospital's emergency department with "moderate road rash" to her hands,... Read more
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The Express-Times
The 11 best ways to cool off at Dorney's Wildwater KingdomWhen temperatures soar, a fun place to beat the heat is at Wildwater Kingdom in
The 11 best ways to cool off at Dorney's Wildwater Kingdom
The Express-Times / Posted 7 days ago
When temperatures soar, a fun place to beat the heat is at Wildwater Kingdom in South Whitehall Township. The park offers more than three dozen slides, two wave pools, rivers and water play areas. Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom provided us with the... Read more
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The Morning Call
During marijuana arrest at Dorney Park, suspect tries to eat evidence, police saySOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — A Delaware man arrested with marijuana at Dorney Par
During marijuana arrest at Dorney Park, suspect tries to eat evidence, police say
The Morning Call / Posted 7 days ago
SOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — A Delaware man arrested with marijuana at Dorney Park in South Whitehall Township on Wednesday tried to eat the evidence, according to court records. Terry L. Moore, 31, of New Castle, was stopped in the park at 6:16 p.m.... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Judge rules jurors can see car in Barnes murder trialkilling Cheryl Silvonek, Barnes and Jamie Silvonek dumped her body in a shallow
Judge rules jurors can see car in Barnes murder trial
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 7 days ago
killing Cheryl Silvonek, Barnes and Jamie Silvonek dumped her body in a shallow grave along Haasadahl Road in South Whitehall Township. Despite the guilty plea, Jamie Silvonek's attorney has filed an appeal, arguing the judge should have... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown woman gets prison for straw purchases of gunsfive handguns, three at the Eagle Arms on Hamilton Boulevard in Upper Macungie
Allentown woman gets prison for straw purchases of guns
The Morning Call / Posted 7 days ago
five handguns, three at the Eagle Arms on Hamilton Boulevard in Upper Macungie Township and two at the Army & Navy Store in Whitehall Township, and each time she filled out a form swearing she was buying the firearms for herself. But two of those... Read more
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The Morning Call
Wehr's dam supporters: Ballot question is riggedSOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — While tweaking the wording on the ballot question fo
Wehr's dam supporters: Ballot question is rigged
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
SOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — While tweaking the wording on the ballot question for the Wehr's Dam Wednesday, South Whitehall Commissioners were met with a final volley of criticisms from supporters of the dam who worry a voter referendum will spell its... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
NETCAST for ThursdayA heated discussion ensued at Wednesday evening's South Whitehall Township Boar
NETCAST for Thursday
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 8 days ago
A heated discussion ensued at Wednesday evening's South Whitehall Township Board of Commissioners meeting regarding the board unanimously approving a resolution to increase the township's debt to fund the maintenance and preservation of Wehr's Dam... Read more
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The Brown and White
Accused bandit's ex gets 3 years for gun-buying crimesand May 2015 at two Lehigh County businesses: Eagle Arms Sport Shop in Upper Ma
Accused bandit's ex gets 3 years for gun-buying crimes
The Brown and White / Posted 8 days ago
and May 2015 at two Lehigh County businesses: Eagle Arms Sport Shop in Upper Macungie Township and the Army & Navy store in Whitehall Township. According to court records, DeJesus is the ex-girlfriend of Victor "Self" Morales, who is accused of... Read more
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The Morning Call
Jurors in soldier's murder trial to see car where Upper Macungie mother was slainto Barnes read, according to police. Police found Cheryl Silvonek's body just
Jurors in soldier's murder trial to see car where Upper Macungie mother was slain
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
to Barnes read, according to police. Police found Cheryl Silvonek's body just before 6 a.m. in a shallow grave off a South Whitehall Township road. Her vehicle was discovered partially submerged in a pond a few miles from the Silvonek home. When... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Police say man caught with pot tried to eat evidencewith intent to deliver and tampering with evidence, following his arrest Wednes
Police say man caught with pot tried to eat evidence
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 8 days ago
with intent to deliver and tampering with evidence, following his arrest Wednesday evening at Dorney Park in South Whitehall Township. District Judge Patricia Engler arraigned the 31-year early Thursday morning, setting bail at... Read more
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The Morning Call
Last minute opposition as South Whitehall finalizes referendum for fate of Wehr's DamSOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — While tweaking the wording on the ballot question fo
Last minute opposition as South Whitehall finalizes referendum for fate of Wehr's Dam
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
SOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — While tweaking the wording on the ballot question for the Wehr's Dam Wednesday, South Whitehall Commissioners were met with a final volley of criticisms from supporters of the dam who worry a voter referendum will spell its... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
South Whitehall commissioners OK referendum vote seeking to increase township debt to maintain Wehr's DamA heated discussion ensued at Wednesday evening's South Whitehall Township Boar
South Whitehall commissioners OK referendum vote seeking to increase township debt to maintain Wehr's Dam
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 8 days ago
A heated discussion ensued at Wednesday evening's South Whitehall Township Board of Commissioners meeting regarding the board unanimously approving a resolution to increase the township's debt to fund the maintenance and preservation of Wehr's Dam... Read more
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The Express-Times
57-old killed in collision with dump truck, coroner saystruck, the Lehigh County Coroner's Office said. Charles R. Korpics Jr. lived i
57-old killed in collision with dump truck, coroner says
The Express-Times / Posted 8 days ago
truck, the Lehigh County Coroner's Office said. Charles R. Korpics Jr. lived in the 3900 block of Mechanicsville Road in Whitehall Township, announced Raymond Anthony, morgue manager for the office. He was pronounced dead at 11:38 a.m. at the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Authorities investigating fatal Whitehall Twp. rollover crashAuthorities said a 57-year-old South Whitehall Township man was killed in a two
Authorities investigating fatal Whitehall Twp. rollover crash
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 8 days ago
Authorities said a 57-year-old South Whitehall Township man was killed in a two-vehicle wreck in the 3500 block of MacArthur Road Wednesday morning. The Lehigh County Coroner's Office reports that Charles R. Korpics Jr., of the 3900 block of... Read more
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The Morning Call
Olympus marks 10 years in the Lehigh ValleyThe company then began a slow move the following year, with hundreds of its emp
Olympus marks 10 years in the Lehigh Valley
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
The company then began a slow move the following year, with hundreds of its employees working in rented offices in South Whitehall Township. The first employees moved into the new Center Valley complex in March 2006 and, by the official opening... Read more
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The Morning Call
Rollover crash shuts down MacArthur Road, coroner calledWHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — Whitehall emergency crews are responding to a serious roll
Rollover crash shuts down MacArthur Road, coroner called
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — Whitehall emergency crews are responding to a serious rollover crash on MacArthur Road, according to scanner reports. A body on McArthur Road is covered with a white sheet, and the Lehigh County coroner's office says it has been... Read more
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The Express-Times
1 dead after rollover wreck on MacArthur Road in WhitehallA fatal rollover crash just after 11 a.m. Wednesday on MacAuthur Road in Whiteh
1 dead after rollover wreck on MacArthur Road in Whitehall
The Express-Times / Posted 9 days ago
A fatal rollover crash just after 11 a.m. Wednesday on MacAuthur Road in Whitehall Township has shut the main artery between Municipal Drive and Columbia Street. a Lehigh County dispatcher reports. A Trans Am was upside down and someone had been... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Rollover crash reported in Whitehall; coroner called to sceneEmergency workers responded to a deadly crash in Whitehall Township, Lehigh Cou
Rollover crash reported in Whitehall; coroner called to scene
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 9 days ago
Emergency workers responded to a deadly crash in Whitehall Township, Lehigh County. It happened around 11 a.m. Wednesday at MacArthur Road and Center Street. Officials say a vehicle flipped over and initial reports say someone was possibly... Read more
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