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The Morning Call
Dirt biker darts recklessly past Allentown Central Catholic students and hurts officer, police sayA 19-year-old man drove a dirt bike recklessly past students getting out of All
The Morning Call / Posted 4 hours ago
A 19-year-old man drove a dirt bike recklessly past students getting out of Allentown Central Catholic High School on Friday afternoon and injured an officer who tried to stop him, police said. Dakias J. Phillips of Allentown was arraigned Friday... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
APD vs. BPD in a Christmas tree throw for charityVIDEO: Christmas tree throwing for a... ALLENTOWN, Pa. - The Allentown and Bet
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 6 hours ago
VIDEO: Christmas tree throwing for a... ALLENTOWN, Pa. - The Allentown and Bethlehem police departments have found a peculiar way to battle for bragging rights while raising money for charity. Officers competed Friday in the 2nd annual Christmas... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Raszler defense attorney requests evidence from Horvath trialVIDEO: Raszler using Horvath as a... ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Could the murders of two
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 6 hours ago
VIDEO: Raszler using Horvath as a... ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Could the murders of two Lower Macungie Township women be linked? Not only did Stephanie Roof and Holly Grim live in the same community, they worked at the same place, and their alleged killers... Read more
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The Morning Call
Gardening: Last-minute gift ideas for gardenerseverything done before we get a really deep snowfall. Sue Kittek is a freelanc
The Morning Call / Posted 8 hours ago
everything done before we get a really deep snowfall. Sue Kittek is a freelance garden columnist, writer and lecturer. Send questions to Garden Keeper at grdnkpr@gmail.com or mail: Garden Keeper, The Morning Call, P.O. Box 1260, Allentown, PA 18... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Allen boy's hoops looks to rebuild quicklyAllen BBB 2017,18 Season Preview ALLENTOWN, Pa. - The Allen boy's basketball t
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 10 hours ago
Allen BBB 2017,18 Season Preview ALLENTOWN, Pa. - The Allen boy's basketball team looks to rebuild quickly this season after graduating eight players from last year's team that was 26-3. The Canaries are off to a 2-1 start and were slated to face... Read more
10h
The Morning Call
Francis Beaty creates a sculptural piece 'hatched' from booksHow do you describe the indescribable? How do you make real such abstract ideas
The Morning Call / Posted 10 hours ago
How do you describe the indescribable? How do you make real such abstract ideas as consciousness or being? Allentown artist Francis Beaty has such thoughts and in her installation piece at Re:Find Gallery 724 on Hamilton Street in downtown... Read more
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The Morning Call
Art, dance, and theater highlights for the week: Art for Christmas, Nutcracker, Christmas City Folliesa present? Art, especially local art, is abundant, and several shops make it ea
The Morning Call / Posted 10 hours ago
a present? Art, especially local art, is abundant, and several shops make it easy to find. The Baum School of Art in Allentown has works by more than 50 artists in its Holiday Gift Gallery, including ceramics, glass, paintings, ornaments,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown Art Museum offers Friends and Family DaysThe Allentown Art Museum is holding two “Friends and Family Days” on Dec. 23 an
The Morning Call / Posted 10 hours ago
The Allentown Art Museum is holding two “Friends and Family Days” on Dec. 23 and 30 when members can bring friends and family in as their guests for free. The museum is spotlighting the art and culture of the region during the event. See and hear... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown driver cleared in Hamilton St. crash that killed pedestrianThe driver whose car hit and killed a Bethlehem man two months ago on West Hami
The Morning Call / Posted 11 hours ago
The driver whose car hit and killed a Bethlehem man two months ago on West Hamilton Street in Allentown has been cleared of causing the accident, police said. James Samois, of Allentown, was driving east and approaching 19th Street at 7:47 p.m. Oct.... Read more
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TribLIVE
Unity man was “a real people person”Carter said. In addition to his wife of 63 years, he is survived by a daughter
TribLIVE / Posted 11 hours ago
Carter said. In addition to his wife of 63 years, he is survived by a daughter, Darcy Mortazavi and husband, Steven, of Allentown; son Randy Carter of Reno, Nev.; and daughter-in-law, Olivia Carter; and grandson Sam Mortazavi. A celebration of... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Local companies supporting the West Ohio Food Bankwho may not know much about the program. Another partnership is happening Satu
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 12 hours ago
who may not know much about the program. Another partnership is happening Saturday(12/16/17) at Buffalo Wild Wings on Allentown Road. From 5 to 9 pm there will be a drive and for non-perishable food and personal care items. There will be... Read more
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The Morning Call
$700K from KeyBank to benefit Lehigh Valley nonprofitsa program by First Niagara with $600,000 — at $100,000 per year — to assist the
The Morning Call / Posted 12 hours ago
a program by First Niagara with $600,000 — at $100,000 per year — to assist the Housing Association & Development Corp in Allentown. Another $100,000 will be split between Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley and Communities in Schools... Read more
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TribLIVE
CCAC rolls out between-semester classes targeting veteran studentsJournalTriblive Online Only Terrence Harshaw, 19, of Allentown walks up Ridg
TribLIVE / Posted 12 hours ago
JournalTriblive Online Only Terrence Harshaw, 19, of Allentown walks up Ridge Avenue during a snowy commute to attend class at the Community College of Allegheny County on the... Read more
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The Express-Times
4 charged after Wilson Borough drug raid, cops sayHe was arraigned Thursday before District Judge Michael D'Amore on a charge of
The Express-Times / Posted 13 hours ago
He was arraigned Thursday before District Judge Michael D'Amore on a charge of receiving stolen property filed by Allentown police for an incident Sept. 6, 2011. Montagano was released on $5,000 unsecured bail with a preliminary hearing... Read more
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The Morning Call
Murphy's Law, Christmas Editionthat used to be the last stop before heading over there is no longer lit. The o
The Morning Call / Posted 13 hours ago
that used to be the last stop before heading over there is no longer lit. The owners moved to the Strata Apartments in Allentown, and I wrote about them. Instead, we tried taking 191 from Stockertown into Nazareth and then north to the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bethlehem medical marijuana dispensary prepares for patientsValley and among 27 dispensary permittees statewide. Mission Pennsylvania will
The Morning Call / Posted 14 hours ago
Valley and among 27 dispensary permittees statewide. Mission Pennsylvania will open a dispensary on Emmaus Avenue in South Allentown. Mark Singel, former lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania and now a political consultant, helped the Guadagninos... Read more
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The Morning Call
Keeping horrific death from overshadowing Grace Packer's lifeaccused of killing Grace, that question may finally be answered. But people wh
The Morning Call / Posted 15 hours ago
accused of killing Grace, that question may finally be answered. But people who knew Grace when she was growing up in Allentown, and those who were inspired by her death to help other children in her adopted community of Abington, hope Grace... Read more
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The Morning Call
Man sought in N.Y. attempted homicide arrested in AllentownA 56-year-old Allentown man has been arrested by members of the U.S. Marshal’s
The Morning Call / Posted 15 hours ago
A 56-year-old Allentown man has been arrested by members of the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force and Allentown police. Task force supervisor Rob Clark said Larry Stewart was arrested about 8 a.m. Thursday at a family member’s home on the 700 block... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Lehigh Valley businesses react to GOP tax proposalas the C-Corporation? No. But it's still a step in the right direction," Berdah
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 17 hours ago
as the C-Corporation? No. But it's still a step in the right direction," Berdahl said. Dan's Camera City outside of Allentown is an example of an S-Corp. Co-owner Mike Woodland likes the idea of tax reform, but said he has some big... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bill White's Christmas Lights: 8 tours of the Lehigh Valley's best and brightest holiday displaysgive to Second Harvest through my campaign for the rest of the month. Send chec
The Morning Call / Posted 17 hours ago
give to Second Harvest through my campaign for the rest of the month. Send checks to me at The Morning Call, P.O. Box 1260, Allentown PA 18105, or donate at the Second Harvest website, and mention the Lights Tour in the dedication line. You'll see... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Best Chicago theater of 2017: These shows gave voice to our momenttalent were bursting with fresh ideas for honoring generations of sacrifices, a
Chicago Tribune / Posted 19 hours ago
talent were bursting with fresh ideas for honoring generations of sacrifices, all in service of the great dream of putting on the best show ever and avoiding that boring alternate life in Allentown. Shudder. Through Jan. 7; www.d... Read more
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The Morning Call
It's time for a new approach to stop texting drivers: seize their phonessuch a touchy topic. I already can hear people saying, “I'll give you my phone
The Morning Call / Posted 19 hours ago
such a touchy topic. I already can hear people saying, “I'll give you my phone when you pry it from my cold, dead hands.” Allentown enacted a law in 2010 banning the use of hand-held phones in the city limits. It barely lasted a year before it was... Read more
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The Morning Call
Symphony On Ice at Allentown's PPL Center captures warm traditions to create a new oneregion. In a 97-minute show presented into two parts with a 20-minute intermis
The Morning Call / Posted 19 hours ago
region. In a 97-minute show presented into two parts with a 20-minute intermission, Symphony On Ice offered 24 songs by Allentown Symphony, with Bethlehem Penguins Skate Club members performing on the ice and chorales from Easton, Emmaus and... Read more
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The Morning Call
Road Warrior: Winter driving tipssedans, the Warrior-Mobile becomes a lot less reliable when snow begins to pile
The Morning Call / Posted 21 hours ago
sedans, the Warrior-Mobile becomes a lot less reliable when snow begins to pile up. I found myself slipping and sliding in Allentown and Williams Township as the storm unexpectedly lingered. When I lived in Easton and reported from the Northampton... Read more
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The Morning Call
Five things to watch for in Allentown's NIZAllentown’s Neighborhood Improvement Zone has already seen its share of notewor
The Morning Call / Posted 22 hours ago
Allentown’s Neighborhood Improvement Zone has already seen its share of noteworthy redevelopments, and 2018 already is lining up to be a year of distinctive growth in the transformation of the city. Here are five things to know about the NIZ: 1.... Read more
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The Express-Times
Man arrested in Valley on NYC attempted homicide chargeA 56-year-old man was arrested Thursday in Allentown on an attempted homicide w
The Express-Times / Posted 23 hours ago
A 56-year-old man was arrested Thursday in Allentown on an attempted homicide warrant out of New York City, the Northampton County Sheriff's Department reports. Larry Stewart at 11 p.m. Sept. 3 shot Jamal Lumpkin, 44, once in the chest in front of... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Bethlehem planners define what it means to be a hotelwhere homeowners can in effect turn their homes into hotels and rent one or mor
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 23 hours ago
where homeowners can in effect turn their homes into hotels and rent one or more rooms out to people. Tim Stevens, an Allentown attorney representing more than 35 Bethlehem homeowners opposing Airbnb sites, thanked council for forwarding the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Q&A: Why sexual harassers behave the way they doharassment and sexual coercion, and Kenneth Michniewicz, an assistant professor
The Morning Call / Posted 23 hours ago
harassment and sexual coercion, and Kenneth Michniewicz, an assistant professor of psychology at Muhlenberg College in Allentown who does research and teaches in the field of gender and relationships and people on the basis of gender... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehigh Valley restaurant inspections: December 3-9information on how the inspections are conducted, view a list of FAQs. Grumpy’
The Morning Call / Posted 23 hours ago
information on how the inspections are conducted, view a list of FAQs. Grumpy’s Bar-B-Que Roadhouse 3000 MAUCH CHUNK RD ALLENTOWN, PA 18104 Date: 12/7/17 Inspection Type: Regular Compliance: In Violation(s): 2 Inspector Comments: -The... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Joyce A. Grusastkie Dec. 13, 2017Tools Joyce A. Grusastkie, 87, of Fern Glen, passed away late Wednesday night
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Tools Joyce A. Grusastkie, 87, of Fern Glen, passed away late Wednesday night in Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest, Allentown. Born in Schaghticoke, N.Y., on Aug. 22, 1930, she was the daughter of the late William and Rubey (Montgomery)... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Cheer Queen competition held recentlyA Cheer Queen competition was held recently in Allentown with participants from
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
A Cheer Queen competition was held recently in Allentown with participants from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Ohio. In addition to vying for awards and prizes, contestants were offered a chance to appear in a national advertising campaigns... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Community celebrates Hanukkah with latke cook-offVIDEO: Hanukkah Latke-Vodka cook-off ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Thursday marked the thir
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
VIDEO: Hanukkah Latke-Vodka cook-off ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Thursday marked the third night of Hanukkah and some folks at the Jewish Community Center of the Lehigh Valley celebrated in a unique way. A group gathered for the Latke-Vodka Hanukkah Cook-Off... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Space heater to blame for fatal Schwenksville fireVIDEO: Space heater safety tips ALLENTOWN, Pa. - An unimaginable tragedy was c
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
VIDEO: Space heater safety tips ALLENTOWN, Pa. - An unimaginable tragedy was caused by a space heater and extension cord, according to the State Police Fire Marshal. Authorities say that's what sparked the fire that killed 11-year-old Parker Lukens... Read more
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The Morning Call
On Sandy Hook massacre anniversary, vigil honors children killed by gunsthe victims were hung over quilts at the Sandy Hook Remembrance vigil on Thursd
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
the victims were hung over quilts at the Sandy Hook Remembrance vigil on Thursday afternoon on 7th and Hamilton Street in Allentown. The ceremony consisted of members of the community volunteering to read the names of more than 1000 children under... Read more
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The Morning Call
Symphony On Ice at PPL CenterMembers of the Lehigh Valley based Penguin Figure Skating Club move across the
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
Members of the Lehigh Valley based Penguin Figure Skating Club move across the ice as the Allentown Symphony Orchestra performs during on Thursday, December 14, 2017. Established in 1941, the Penguin Figure Skating Club... Read more
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The Morning Call
On Sandy Hook massacre anniversary, vigil honors children killed by gunsadvocacy group CeaseFirePA, which organized Thursday’s reading of names outside
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
advocacy group CeaseFirePA, which organized Thursday’s reading of names outside the Lehigh County Government Center in Allentown, said that was partly the point of the event. The school shooting, like all mass shootings, was horrifying and... Read more
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The Morning Call
Charlie Dent seeks federal money for Pa. schools enrolling Puerto Rican studentsfunding to pay for government operations through the end of the fiscal year in
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
funding to pay for government operations through the end of the fiscal year in September. In the Lehigh Valley, the Allentown School District has seen the biggest influx of students from Puerto Rico. As of Tuesday, 317 Puerto Rican students... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Arts Around Town: Demkee marks 40 years as Allentown Band conductorachievement award, it's the Lehigh Valley's own Ronald Demkee, who, for four de
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
achievement award, it's the Lehigh Valley's own Ronald Demkee, who, for four decades, has served as conductor of the Allentown Band. He's worked with outstanding musicians, guest soloists, and guest conductors. He's reached thousands of... Read more
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The Morning Call
Former Bethlehem firefighter admits to thefts while in uniformoffenders when the cases are heard in Lehigh County Court. After the hearing,
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
offenders when the cases are heard in Lehigh County Court. After the hearing, attended by about five firefighters from Allentown and Bethlehem fire departments, Dowdle said Ayala, of Coplay, was terminated from the city’s fire department due to... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Santa Rosa sheriff's arrests for Dec. 8-11Caleb Hogan, 28, Pace, moving traffic violation, cocaine possession, destroying
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted yesterday
Caleb Hogan, 28, Pace, moving traffic violation, cocaine possession, destroying evidence Jessica Lyn Hyler, 33, Allentown, probation violation John Kenneth Lewis, 30, Pensacola, probation violation Richard Edward Listmann, 50, Navarre,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown teen wins USA Boxing national championshipand Prep Open last Saturday in the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake C
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
and Prep Open last Saturday in the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. A junior at Building 21 in Allentown, Adorno fought all five days in the tournament and breezed through the competition, winning the title with a 4-1... Read more
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The Morning Call
Adoptive, biological families battle for control of Grace Packer's estatechildren, according to court records. Grace was placed in foster care at age 2
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
children, according to court records. Grace was placed in foster care at age 2 and adopted by Sara and David Packer of Allentown three years later. David Packer, 42, was convicted in 2011 for sexually assaulting Grace and another foster child.... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
Lebanon man found with marijuana in secluded area of church parking lot, police say3001 Tunnel Hill Road for a crash with injuries. A police report was not immedi
Lebanon Daily News / Posted yesterday
3001 Tunnel Hill Road for a crash with injuries. A police report was not immediately available. Theft: Luis Maldonado, 44, Allentown, was charged with theft Wednesday after an incident that occurred Sept. 7 at Quest Diagnostics in the Lebanon... Read more
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The Brown and White
Man who might have body-in-bin answers died Nov. 2As police begin to work backward to learn more about the life and death of the
The Brown and White / Posted yesterday
As police begin to work backward to learn more about the life and death of the missing Allentown woman whose body was found last week in a Williams Township basement, there is a key element that's missing. Carl Maes, 45, died Nov. 2 in a hotel along... Read more
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GoPSUsports.com
“The Penn State Basketball Story” Airs This Weekendat 2 p.m. ET EHP Harrisburg: Friday, Dec. 16 at 11:30 a.m. ET WTAJ Altoona: Fr
GoPSUsports.com / Posted yesterday
at 2 p.m. ET EHP Harrisburg: Friday, Dec. 16 at 11:30 a.m. ET WTAJ Altoona: Friday, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. ET WFMZ / RTV 69.4 Allentown: Saturday, Dec. 16 at 12:00 a.m. ET & Saturday, Dec. 17 10:00 a.m. ET WFPX Allenton: Dec. 16 at 6:30 a.m.... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Holiday show 'Places Please!' takes SteelStacks stageSteelStacks dance performance ALLENTOWN, Pa. - A special performance is planne
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
SteelStacks dance performance ALLENTOWN, Pa. - A special performance is planned for Friday night at SteelStacks in Bethlehem. It's called Places Please! and features dancers from the Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts. The dancers... Read more
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The Morning Call
Rodney Marsalis, performing in Allentown, recalls trumpet lessons from his famous cousin Wyntona world-class musician in his own right, he will bring the Rodney Marsalis Phil
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
a world-class musician in his own right, he will bring the Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass to Symphony Hall in Allentown on Sunday night for a concert of classical, jazz and holiday music. “I used to go to the house every weekend,” he... Read more
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The Express-Times
Northampton off to strong start | Girls basketball rankingsin for a layup. Freedom High School girls basketball team played University Cit
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
in for a layup. Freedom High School girls basketball team played University City in the Cedar Beach Basketball Showcase final on June 25, 2017, at Cedar Beach Park in Allentown. (Kyle Craig | For lehighvalleylive.com) Results: 52-48 L... Read more
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The Morning Call
Morning snow creates slick roads, two-hour delaystime to the morning commute to account for slick roads as the temperature remai
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
time to the morning commute to account for slick roads as the temperature remains below freezing. Most area schools, from Allentown to Easton, are calling for two-hour delays. But the snowfall should diminish between 8 and 10 a.m. — at which... Read more
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The Morning Call
Top 4 Concerts of the Coming Week$15 adv., $18 door. www.onecentresquare. 4. SYMPHONY ON ICE ‘Tis less than tw
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
$15 adv., $18 door. www.onecentresquare. 4. SYMPHONY ON ICE ‘Tis less than two weeks before Christmas, and all through Allentown’s PPL Center will be holiday cheer as Allentown Symphony Orchestra teams with dozens of local ice skaters and... Read more
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