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The Express-Times
A first for Northampton County's solicitor, public defenderlaw firm of King, Spry, Herman, Freund & Paul in Bethlehem. She previously serv
The Express-Times / Posted an hour ago
law firm of King, Spry, Herman, Freund & Paul in Bethlehem. She previously served as a director of human resources for the Allentown School District. He's a civil engineer who has managed multiple public works projects including bridge... Read more
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The Morning Call
Northampton County Council approves 8 cabinet nomineesAn attorney for the law firm King, Spry, Herman, Freund & Faul, Kelly served as
The Morning Call / Posted 14 hours ago
An attorney for the law firm King, Spry, Herman, Freund & Faul, Kelly served as interim director of human resources for the Allentown School District. The department oversees hiring, salaries, employee training and creating an inclusive work... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Arts Around Town: Kaleidoscope of interpretations with 'The Art of Circus'Together," recent two-dimensional works by visual art students of Louis E. Dier
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 19 hours ago
Together," recent two-dimensional works by visual art students of Louis E. Dieruff and William Allen high schools in the Allentown School District, beginning Monday. Work was created by students from Art 1, Art 2, Art 3, Art 4, visual art... Read more
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The Morning Call
Creativity Works column: Mindfulness is key to a healthy lifestyleShanthi Project. She was then sent to teach an eight-week course on mindfulness
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
Shanthi Project. She was then sent to teach an eight-week course on mindfulness to first, second and third graders in the Allentown School District. “Each week, it was amazing to experience the progress of the students as they began looking... Read more
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The Morning Call
Road Warrior: LANTA plans to shift student pass sales into schoolsIn case you missed it, LANTA rolled out a new student busing program with the A
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
In case you missed it, LANTA rolled out a new student busing program with the Allentown School District last week. Under the new deal, LANTA will cut its rates to 50 cents for a student day pass. Those passes will eventually be sold exclusively at... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Allentown group uses MLK Day to focus on students in districtimmigration, access to quality education and healthcare. The focus was also ce
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 days ago
immigration, access to quality education and healthcare. The focus was also centered around helping students in the Allentown School District realize their dreams by giving them a quality education. Thomas Parker, superintendent of the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Dolores McCracken: Latest voucher plan would harm public schoolsin 2011. Well, for the 71 districts impacted by this voucher scheme, it would b
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
in 2011. Well, for the 71 districts impacted by this voucher scheme, it would be even worse. What would happen in the Allentown School District? If one-third of eligible kids signed up, the district's schools would lose $26.9 million. That's... Read more
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The Morning Call
Martin Luther King Day Eventsfaiths to attend an interfaith prayer service honoring the life of Rev. Dr. Mar
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
faiths to attend an interfaith prayer service honoring the life of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The keynote speaker was Allentown School District Superintendent Thomas Parker, who presented “Working Together to End the School to Prison... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Several service events to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Dayprayer breakfast and service from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at Dubbs Memorial Communit
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 4 days ago
prayer breakfast and service from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at Dubbs Memorial Community Center, at 457 West Allen Street. Allentown School District Superintendent Thomas Parker will present the keynote speech, "Working Together to End the School... Read more
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The Morning Call
Celebrate a dream: Martin Luther King Jr. Day events in the Lehigh Valleyof Churches Interfaith Prayer Service, 9-11 a.m. Jan. 15, Dubbs Memorial Commun
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
of Churches Interfaith Prayer Service, 9-11 a.m. Jan. 15, Dubbs Memorial Community Center, 457 W. Allen St., Allentown. Allentown School District Superintendent Thomas Parker presents “Working Together to End the School to Prison Pipeline.” $20.... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Allentown residents to have their say on $39 million schoolAn artist's rendering of the proposed new Allentown School District elementary
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 7 days ago
An artist's rendering of the proposed new Allentown School District elementary school. An artist's rendering of the proposed new Allentown School District elementary school. ALLENTOWN, Pa. - A public hearing on a proposed $39 million elementary... Read more
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The Morning Call
Public hearing date set for new Allentown elementary schoolon a new Allentown elementary school that will include a community center offer
The Morning Call / Posted 7 days ago
on a new Allentown elementary school that will include a community center offering health care and a food pantry. The Allentown School District will have a public hearing at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 20 for the planned school on 12th and Gordon... Read more
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The Morning Call
Celebrate a dream: Martin Luther King Jr. Day events in the Lehigh Valleyof Churches Interfaith Prayer Service, 9-11 a.m. Jan. 15, Dubbs Memorial Commun
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
of Churches Interfaith Prayer Service, 9-11 a.m. Jan. 15, Dubbs Memorial Community Center, 457 W. Allen St., Allentown. Allentown School District Superintendent Thomas Parker presents “Working Together to End the School to Prison Pipeline.” $20.... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
New partnership leads to reduced bus fare for Allentown studentsVIDEO: New fare for students on LANTA ALLENTOWN, Pa. - A new agreement between
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 9 days ago
VIDEO: New fare for students on LANTA ALLENTOWN, Pa. - A new agreement between the Allentown School District and the Lehigh and Northampton transportation authority, LANta, will result in lower bus fares Currently, it costs students $2 a roundtrip... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
New Allentown elementary school to include community usesSite for new Allentown School District elementary school The Allentown Plannin
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 9 days ago
Site for new Allentown School District elementary school The Allentown Planning Commission on Tuesday reviewed land development plans for the new school at 12th and Gordon streets. While generally supportive of the project and its design, the board... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown planners worry that proposed school looks too 'institutional'Cleveland and McKinley elementary schools which are due to be closed. Another 2
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
Cleveland and McKinley elementary schools which are due to be closed. Another 200 students will come from other schools including Central and Ramos elementary schools. Allentown School DIstrict hopes to open the school by fall 2020. 610-8... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
69 News afternoon NETCAST forHere's a look at our top stories this afternoon: LANTA to offer discounted bus
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 9 days ago
Here's a look at our top stories this afternoon: LANTA to offer discounted bus rates to Allentown School District students; Former deputy coroner pleads guilty to unlawful contact with minor; Christie set to deliver his final state of the state... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
LANTA to offer discounted bus rates to Allentown School District studentsALLENTOWN, Pa. - Students in the Allentown School District will soon have their
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 9 days ago
ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Students in the Allentown School District will soon have their daily commuting costs slashed in half. Starting February 5th, Allentown middle and high school students will be able to purchase a Day Pass for LANTA at their school for... Read more
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The Morning Call
LANTA to reduce bus fare for Allentown School District studentsAllentown School District students will see their bus fare reduced by at least
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
Allentown School District students will see their bus fare reduced by at least half starting next month. The school district and LANTA have to come an agreement that students can purchase a Day Pass at their school for $1 starting Feb. 5, the... Read more
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The Morning Call
LANTA to reduce bus fare for Allentown School District studentsAllentown School District students will see their bus fare reduced by at least
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
Allentown School District students will see their bus fare reduced by at least half starting next month. The school district and LANTA have to come an agreement that students can purchase a Day Pass at their school for $1 starting Feb. 5, the... Read more
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The Morning Call
McClure nominates eight candidates to his cabinetfor the law firm King, Spry, Herman, Freund & Faul, previously served as interi
The Morning Call / Posted 13 days ago
for the law firm King, Spry, Herman, Freund & Faul, previously served as interim director of human resources for the Allentown School District. Tina Smith for director of community and economic development, which oversees grants to restore... Read more
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The Morning Call
Dry air vs. the Bomb Cyclone: Will snow win out in Lehigh Valley?this morning the school closings came faster than the snow that forecasters sai
The Morning Call / Posted 15 days ago
this morning the school closings came faster than the snow that forecasters said would be falling by now. Much faster. Allentown School District announced it’s been shuttered for the day. So are schools in Bethlehem, Catasauqua, East Penn and... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Allentown teacher gets new home through Good Neighbor programa moment he wasn't sure would ever come. "Miracles happen," said Figueroa. Fi
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 15 days ago
a moment he wasn't sure would ever come. "Miracles happen," said Figueroa. Figueroa is a special education teacher in the Allentown School District. He and his two sons, 9-year-old Giovanni and 7-year-old Romeo, had a tough year filled with... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown Councilman Ray O'Connell bids farewellhe spoke about his experience. “I’m leaving something I love.” Before he enter
The Morning Call / Posted 16 days ago
he spoke about his experience. “I’m leaving something I love.” Before he entered politics, O’Connell was best known as an Allentown School District administrator. He served as a principal of Trexler Middle School for 19 years and finished his... Read more
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The Morning Call
Cold, colder, coldest: Arctic chill overstays its welcome, plays havoc with plumbingRoy said. “If the temperature is only rising a few degrees with sun up, then a
The Morning Call / Posted 16 days ago
Roy said. “If the temperature is only rising a few degrees with sun up, then a delay really doesn’t make a difference.” Allentown School District communications manager Melissa Reese said the district is taking the same approach. Well before... Read more
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The Morning Call
Thomas Parker: Allentown schools to create culture of success for studentsThe 2018 school year will be a landmark year for the Allentown School District.
The Morning Call / Posted 19 days ago
The 2018 school year will be a landmark year for the Allentown School District. The school board began a new focus nearly 18 months ago that would mark a significant shift in the trajectory of the district. In response to requests made by school... Read more
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The Morning Call
Remembering those we lost in 2017the department in 2005, Brantley worked with the Lehigh County coroner’s office
The Morning Call / Posted 21 days ago
the department in 2005, Brantley worked with the Lehigh County coroner’s office and then as a security guard for the Allentown School District and part-time officer in Catasauqua and Lafayette College. “Just couldn’t help myself,” she noted... Read more
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The Morning Call
New superintendents, students from Puerto Rico and charter schools are top education stories in 2017a list of the top education stories in the Lehigh Valley from the past year: I
The Morning Call / Posted 23 days ago
a list of the top education stories in the Lehigh Valley from the past year: Influx of students from Puerto Rico The Allentown School District enrolled more than 300 students from Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria damaged the island. To... Read more
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The Brown and White
Pitch in: 8 Lehigh Valley places in need of help for the holidays| For lehighvalleylive.com The following organizations are in need of voluntee
The Brown and White / Posted 27 days ago
| For lehighvalleylive.com The following organizations are in need of volunteers this week and into the New Year: The Allentown School District Health Service is looking for registered nurses and licensed practical nurses to volunteer for... Read more
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The Morning Call
Time again to test your Lehigh Valley sports history knowledgeB. Central Catholic C. Emmaus D. Whitehall 5. What was the name of the college
The Morning Call / Posted 27 days ago
B. Central Catholic C. Emmaus D. Whitehall 5. What was the name of the college football post-season bowl game held in the Allentown School District Stadium on Saturday, Dec. 8, 1962 between West Chester and Hofstra? A. Cement Bowl B. Iron Bowl C.... Read more
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The Morning Call
Sheetz to offer voice ordering and other company newsawarded a $1,000 grant from the Rider-Pool Foundation. These funds will suppor
The Morning Call / Posted 28 days ago
awarded a $1,000 grant from the Rider-Pool Foundation. These funds will support the Crossroads Mentoring program in the Allentown School District. The program provides at risk students in grade K-5 with emotional support and practical skills... Read more
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The Morning Call
Political party won't matter in new Allentown School District policy for filling board vacanciesA new Allentown School District policy says the board can appoint a new member
The Morning Call / Posted 28 days ago
A new Allentown School District policy says the board can appoint a new member from either political party when filling a vacancy, but the policy has received criticism from some school directors. At Thursday’s school board meeting, the board voted... Read more
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The Morning Call
U.S. House passes bills to props up CHIP through March; aid Valley schools with displaced studentsgrants pegged at $8,500 per pupil and slightly larger amounts for disabled and
The Morning Call / Posted 28 days ago
grants pegged at $8,500 per pupil and slightly larger amounts for disabled and ESL students. In the Lehigh Valley, the Allentown School District has taken in more than 300, and Bethlehem Area School District has added 150 students who have... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Lehigh Valley Road Runners' donations top $500KLuke's Mobile Youth Health Centers, which provide free medical and dental care
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 28 days ago
Luke's Mobile Youth Health Centers, which provide free medical and dental care to middle and high school students who cannot otherwise receive treatment. The Allentown School District has also been a beneficiary of the Road Runners' contribu... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown PD, Sixth Street Shelter host 'Shop with a Cop' at K-Martand the Sixth Street Shelter hosted a "Shop with A Cop" event at Kmart on Tuesd
The Morning Call / Posted 29 days ago
and the Sixth Street Shelter hosted a "Shop with A Cop" event at Kmart on Tuesday afternoon. Police officers helped Allentown School District students select Christmas gifts and wrap presents at the south Allentown store. The students were... 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 1 months ago
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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