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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Olympic gold medalist runs for Dent's seat in CongressDent. Dent is retiring after his term expires next year. Nothstein won Olympi
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 16 minutes ago
Dent. Dent is retiring after his term expires next year. Nothstein won Olympic gold at the 2000 Sydney Games. Two Republican state representatives are also in the running along with a Democrat who previously served as a Lehigh County commissio... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Arts Around Town: David Caserta returns to State Theatre with 'Haunted Illusions'World Music Day concert will be held Sunday at 2 p.m., at Temple Beth El, 1305
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 hours ago
World Music Day concert will be held Sunday at 2 p.m., at Temple Beth El, 1305 Springhouse Road, South Whitehall Township, Lehigh County. The Daniel Pearl Foundation was established in memory of journalist and musician Daniel Pearl, to promote... Read more
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Philly.com
Saquon Barkley's unlikely rise to Penn State star running backdrizzle ended and a fresh rainbow appeared overhead. The brightly colored band
Philly.com / Posted 3 hours ago
drizzle ended and a fresh rainbow appeared overhead. The brightly colored band arced across a still-dark sky from the Lehigh County school’s practice field to its weight room, mirroring the path Barkley traveled in his transformation from an... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Olympic Gold Medalist Makes Push for Pa. Congressional Seatand Justin Simmons, previously announced they're running for Dent's 15th Distri
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 5 hours ago
and Justin Simmons, previously announced they're running for Dent's 15th District seat. Democrat Bill Leiner, a former Lehigh County commissioner, is also running. Dent's district includes Allentown and all of Lehigh County, and parts of four... Read more
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The Express-Times
Olympian joins race to succeed Charlie Dent in CongressWell, 'good enough' is not good enough for me." Nothstein is a Lehigh Valley n
The Express-Times / Posted 7 hours ago
Well, 'good enough' is not good enough for me." Nothstein is a Lehigh Valley native and resident of the Orefield area in Lehigh County. In 1996, he won a silver medal for cycling in the Atlanta Olympic Games and won gold in Sydney, Australia,... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Lehigh County commissioner enters Congressional raceA Lehigh County commissioner has officially entered the race to replace outgoin
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 7 hours ago
A Lehigh County commissioner has officially entered the race to replace outgoing U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent. County Commissioner Marty Nothstein formally announced Thursday that he will seek the Republican nomination for the 15th Congressional District.... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Olympic cyclist Nothstein in Pennsylvania congressional raceand Justin Simmons, previously announced they're running for Dent's 15th Distri
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 7 hours ago
and Justin Simmons, previously announced they're running for Dent's 15th District seat. Democrat Bill Leiner, a former Lehigh County commissioner, is also running. Dent's district includes Allentown and all of Lehigh County, and parts of four... Read more
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Philly.com
Victims of opioid overdoses stack up at coroners, costing taxpayers dearlyto get worse over the next five years. I’ve already forewarned my commissioners
Philly.com / Posted 8 hours ago
to get worse over the next five years. I’ve already forewarned my commissioners we’re in for a really rocky road.” In Lehigh County, coroner Scott Grim said he was forced to ask officials for an additional $150,000 in mid-August to cover... Read more
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The Morning Call
Suspected Bloods gang member charged in Allentown killing25, of the 300 block of N. Law Street, is charged with homicide and aggravated
The Morning Call / Posted 8 hours ago
25, of the 300 block of N. Law Street, is charged with homicide and aggravated assault and is being held without bail in Lehigh County Jail. Leach is accused of shooting and killing 19-year-old Javard Lane and shooting Lane’s brother Jamil Howard... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehigh County Commissioner Marty Nothstein cycles into congressional raceLehigh County Commissioner Marty Nothstein has entered the Republican primary t
The Morning Call / Posted 8 hours ago
Lehigh County Commissioner Marty Nothstein has entered the Republican primary to try to win the 15th congressional seat being vacated by Charlie Dent. Nothstein announced his candidacy this morning in a news release. He is the third Republican from... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Olympic cyclist Marty Nothstein latest to run for Dent seatand Justin Simmons, have previously announced they're running for Dent's 15th D
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 hours ago
and Justin Simmons, have previously announced they're running for Dent's 15th District seat. Democrat Bill Leiner, a former Lehigh County commissioner, is also running. Dent's district includes Allentown and all of Lehigh County, and parts of four... Read more
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The Express-Times
Bloods member charged in July 4 killing, report says500 block of Oak, WFMZ said. Lane was pronounced dead at 3:59 p.m. at Lehigh V
The Express-Times / Posted 11 hours ago
500 block of Oak, WFMZ said. Lane was pronounced dead at 3:59 p.m. at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Salisbury Township, the Lehigh County Coroner's Office said at the time. Howard suffered gunshot wounds to the leg and was treated at St. Luke's... Read more
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The Express-Times
Driver cited after Dodge Ram rolls 3 times on I-78, cops sayThe driver of a 1998 Dodge Ram that rolled over three times earlier this month
The Express-Times / Posted 22 hours ago
The driver of a 1998 Dodge Ram that rolled over three times earlier this month on Interstate 78 in Lehigh County had a suspended license and no insurance, Pennsylvania State Police said Wednesday. Sean A. Dietrich, 45, of Easton, had two passengers... Read more
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The Morning Call
Fifth arrest made in Allentown drug ring run by Trinitarios street gang28; Jonathan Caraballo, 24; and Adoni Marte-Delgado, 21 — on Sept. 13 during si
The Morning Call / Posted 23 hours ago
28; Jonathan Caraballo, 24; and Adoni Marte-Delgado, 21 — on Sept. 13 during simultaneous raids by city police and a Lehigh County emergency response team in the 600 block of North Penn Street, the 400 block of West Tilghman Street and the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown School Board candidate faces fine if elected for failing to file paperworkPhoebe Harris wins a seat this November election, she won’t be able to serve un
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
Phoebe Harris wins a seat this November election, she won’t be able to serve until she pays a fine, according to the Lehigh County Board of Elections. Harris has not filed required paperwork, including financial reports for her campaign,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Whitehall zoners shoot down Atiyeh's Quarry Street apartment planone at 855 Third St. He also raised concerns that residents would use the stree
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
one at 855 Third St. He also raised concerns that residents would use the street to park. He later filed a challenge in Lehigh County Court which he withdrew because he was required first to appeal to the township’s zoning hearing board. He lost... Read more
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The Morning Call
With sale pending, a look at Rodale's Lehigh Valley impact and legacy— with grandstands that seat 5,000. It’s both a leading sports venue for hopefu
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
— with grandstands that seat 5,000. It’s both a leading sports venue for hopeful Olympians and a public park owned by Lehigh County, open to all ages and skill levels. The venue has expanded its offerings in recent years, hosting the Mountain... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Arrest made in fatal July 4th shooting of Allentown teenJamil Howard. District Judge Karen Devine arraigned the 25-year-old Wednesday
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
Jamil Howard. District Judge Karen Devine arraigned the 25-year-old Wednesday afternoon. He was denied bail and sent to Lehigh County Jail. Allentown police were dispatched to the area of North Law and Oak streets shortly before 3 p.m. July 4... Read more
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The Morning Call
Two plead guilty to arson at rival gold businessA. Skweir, 43, of Northampton and John Stettner, 54, of Slatington pleaded guil
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
A. Skweir, 43, of Northampton and John Stettner, 54, of Slatington pleaded guilty Monday to felony arson before Lehigh County Judge Robert L. Steinberg, according to Senior Deputy District Attorney Craig W. Scheetz. They will be... Read more
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The Express-Times
Pair admit roles in torching of rival Lehigh Valley businessTwo men charged with arson in connection with a fire at a rival precious metals
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
Two men charged with arson in connection with a fire at a rival precious metals buying business in Lehigh County reached plea deals in their cases this week. Stefan Skweir, 43, of Northampton Borough, and John Stettner, 55, of Slatington, each... Read more
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The Express-Times
Cops: Driver runs victim off the road, attacks him in front of kidA driver is accused of hitting another car multiple times and running it off th
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
A driver is accused of hitting another car multiple times and running it off the road in Lehigh County, then assaulting the victim. Police said 38-year-old George Goodman III hit the victim's vehicle multiple times on Sept. 12 on Hamilton Boulevard... Read more
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The Morning Call
Whitehall zoners deny Atiyeh's special exception requestaffect the value of his neighboring properties, including one at 855 Third Stre
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
affect the value of his neighboring properties, including one at 855 Third Street. He later filed a challenge in Lehigh County Court which he withdrew because he was required first to appeal to the township’s zoning hearing board. Kevin... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown police announce body camera program at town hall meetingmayor It took six months to develop a body camera policy, requiring input from
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
mayor It took six months to develop a body camera policy, requiring input from the public, the police union, officers and Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin. The police department also received assistance in developing its body camera... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
2 men plead guilty in rival business arson caseALLENTOWN, Pa. - A Lehigh County judge ruled Feb. 7 that two men will stand tri
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
ALLENTOWN, Pa. - A Lehigh County judge ruled Feb. 7 that two men will stand trial on allegations of an arson-for-hire plot. Those two men, Stefan Andre Skweir and John A. Stettner, both pleaded guilty in court Oct. 16. Skweir pleaded guilty to four... Read more
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The Morning Call
Man beats woman with baseball bat, leaves her in N. Whitehall woods, police sayJudge Patricia Engler on charges of aggravated assault, simple assault, terrori
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
Judge Patricia Engler on charges of aggravated assault, simple assault, terroristic threats and harassment. He was sent to Lehigh County Jail under $250,000 bail. The victim was able to walk away from the Aug. 22 attack and get to a bank where she... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Midday drug bust turns up 60 packets of fentanylher with two felony counts of possession with intent to deliver and a single mi
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
her with two felony counts of possession with intent to deliver and a single misdemeanor count of possession of a controlled substance. She failed to post bail and was sent to Lehigh County Jail to await a preliminary hearing scheduled for Oc... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
No zingers in Placid County Executive Forum on Economic Developmentdone overall" to spur economic growth. Brown added that an executive needed a "
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
done overall" to spur economic growth. Brown added that an executive needed a "plan to reach down to help them come up." Lehigh County Republican candidate and county Commissioner Brad Osborne read many of his responses from prepared statements.... Read more
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The Morning Call
Man threatened ex-girlfriend, tried to run down her father, police sayterroristic threats and reckless endangerment. He was arraigned on Monday by Di
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
terroristic threats and reckless endangerment. He was arraigned on Monday by District Judge Ron Manescu and sent to Lehigh County Jail under $100,000 bail. According to a criminal complaint: Allentown police were dispatched at 4:42 p.m.... Read more
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The Express-Times
Another local Kmart to close as Sears realigns, looks onlinewill continue to operate at the Phillipsburg Mall, the Whitehall Mall, 1820 E.
The Express-Times / Posted 2 days ago
will continue to operate at the Phillipsburg Mall, the Whitehall Mall, 1820 E. Race Street in Hanover Township, Lehigh County, and 400 N. Best Ave. in Lehigh Township, a company map shows. Sears bought Kmart in early 2005. A... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
David Molony to run against Dan McNeill's wife in special electionLEHIGH COUNTY, Pa. - The race to fill a seat left vacant by Pennsylvania Repres
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
LEHIGH COUNTY, Pa. - The race to fill a seat left vacant by Pennsylvania Representative Dan McNeill is heating up. David Molony has accepted the Republican nomination for State Representative in the 133rd District. Molony ran against McNeill for... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Driver tries to rundown man on the sidewalkreverse onto the sidewalk trying to run over the victim’s father. Torres fled t
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
reverse onto the sidewalk trying to run over the victim’s father. Torres fled the area, prompting police to issue an arrest warrant. Torres failed to post bail and was sent to Lehigh County Jail to await a preliminary hearing scheduled for Oct... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Man allegedly beats woman with bat, leaves her in the woodsis located at the couple’s address. Police charged Yerger with aggravated assa
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
is located at the couple’s address. Police charged Yerger with aggravated assault, simple assault, terroristic threats and harassment. He failed to post bail and was sent to Lehigh County Jail to await a preliminary hearing scheduled for O... Read more
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The Express-Times
Wrong-way drunken driver hits 2 cars on I-78, police sayA 52-year-old Quakertown man was intoxicated when he drove the wrong way on Int
The Express-Times / Posted 2 days ago
A 52-year-old Quakertown man was intoxicated when he drove the wrong way on Interstate 78 in Lehigh County and struck two oncoming cars, police report. David P. Gunn drove a 2003 Toyota Sequoia east just before 5 p.m. Sept. 13 in the westbound lanes... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Police make another arrest in Trinitarios drug networka felony count of being a member of a corrupt organization and a single misdeme
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
a felony count of being a member of a corrupt organization and a single misdemeanor count of possession of a controlled substance. He failed to post bail and was sent to Lehigh County Jail to await a preliminary hearing scheduled f... Read more
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Roll Call
With One Now in the White House, Celebrities Crowd the Political Stagemoderate Tuesday Group, has created a competitive open seat in Pennsylvania. Am
Roll Call / Posted 2 days ago
moderate Tuesday Group, has created a competitive open seat in Pennsylvania. Among the potential Republican candidates is a Lehigh County commissioner named Marty Nothstein. Nothstein’s name identification predates his foray into local government.... Read more
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The Express-Times
Why Hawk Mountain's excited about latest space station supply missioncenter is located on 2,500 acres of the Blue Mountain's Kittatinny Ridge in the
The Express-Times / Posted 2 days ago
center is located on 2,500 acres of the Blue Mountain's Kittatinny Ridge in the Kempton, Pennsylvania, area, just west of Lehigh County. Progress 68 carried 3 tons of food, fuel and supplies in all for the crew on the station orbiting 254 miles... Read more
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The Express-Times
Lehigh Valley readies for influx of displaced Puerto Rican residentsSuperintendent John Reinhart said. Headed by the Community Action Committee of
The Express-Times / Posted 2 days ago
Superintendent John Reinhart said. Headed by the Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley and the Northampton and Lehigh county executives, the initiative has been nicknamed Estamos Listo or we are ready. CACLV Executive Director Alan... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Suspected burglar says he needed cash to pay pot finesto pay off his fines related to marijuana possession charge. Now Cuadrado face
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
to pay off his fines related to marijuana possession charge. Now Cuadrado faces burglary, criminal trespass and criminal mischief charges. He failed to post bail and was sent to Lehigh County Jail to await a preliminary hearing scheduled for Oct.... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehigh County road work for week of Oct. 16The following road work is planned in Lehigh County the week of Oct. 16, accord
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
The following road work is planned in Lehigh County the week of Oct. 16, according to PennDOT: ROAD NAME: Interstate 78 BETWEEN: Exit 49 (PA 100) AND Berks County Line Type of Work: Construction Work being Done By: PENNDOT Contractor Type of... Read more
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The Morning Call
A breath of fresh air for hundreds who attended Lehigh County Farm TourPHOTO GALLERY: The Hausman Fruit Farm in Lower Milford Township is featured dur
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
PHOTO GALLERY: The Hausman Fruit Farm in Lower Milford Township is featured during the Lehigh County Open Gate Farm Tour on Sunday, October 15, 2017. 19 farms, orchards and vineyards participating this year and that the Open Gate Farm Tour is a... Read more
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The Morning Call
State police investigate report of 'road rage' in Lehigh CountyState police are investigating a report of road rage that happened earlier this
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
State police are investigating a report of road rage that happened earlier this month in Lehigh County. A woman told police that a man showed her a black-colored object and made “threatening statements” the afternoon of Oct. 6 at Interstate 78 at... Read more
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The Express-Times
Driver puts on ski mask, shows object in road rage incidenton a ski mask and showed another motorist an unknown object in what state polic
The Express-Times / Posted 4 days ago
on a ski mask and showed another motorist an unknown object in what state police are describing as a road rage incident in Lehigh County. Pennsylvania State Police in Fogelsville said the incident happened at 3:44 p.m. Oct. 6 along Interstate 78... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
New Bethany Ministries gets eco-friendly makeoversavings for New Bethany. The money saved on energy will further the mission's
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 4 days ago
savings for New Bethany. The money saved on energy will further the mission's programs. New Bethany Ministries was one of two local organizations to win the 2017 Non-profit Energy Makeover Contest. The other is the Lehigh County Humane... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Catasauqua man charged with trafficking women into prostitutionYORK COUNTY, Pa. - A Lehigh County man is facing human trafficking charges in Y
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 days ago
YORK COUNTY, Pa. - A Lehigh County man is facing human trafficking charges in York County. Northern York County Regional police said they started investigating Willie James Johnson, 57, in June after an informant told them he was trafficking women... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Expect long delays on turnpikeshould make alternative plans or expect a long detour as crews demolish and rep
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
should make alternative plans or expect a long detour as crews demolish and replace a 131-foot bridge at mile 57 in Lehigh County. The work started at 9 p.m. Friday and will last through 4 a.m. Monday. Northbound motorists will be detoured... Read more
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The Morning Call
Geoff Brace: Why I voted against appealing Lehigh County seal decisionAt Wednesday's Lehigh County Board of Commissioners meeting, the board voted 6-
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
At Wednesday's Lehigh County Board of Commissioners meeting, the board voted 6-3 to appeal the case challenging the constitutionality of the Lehigh County seal because it included a Latin cross. I voted against the decision to appeal the case... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Man dies 5 days after Lehigh Street crashALLENTOWN, Pa. - A man has died nearly a week after an accident on Lehigh Stree
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 days ago
ALLENTOWN, Pa. - A man has died nearly a week after an accident on Lehigh Street. According to the Lehigh County Coroner, Edgardo Alvarado, 23, of Allentown, died Thursday, October 12 from injuries he sustained in a wreck that occurred on Saturday,... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Coroner rules cause of death in fatal bicycle crashof Santee Road in Bethlehem Township, died Friday morning as a result of trauma
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 days ago
of Santee Road in Bethlehem Township, died Friday morning as a result of traumatic injuries sustained in the crash. The Lehigh County Coroner says the cause of death is attributed to multiple blunt force injuries and ruled the manner of death an... Read more
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The Express-Times
Ex-employee arrested for $23K in unauthorized spending, cops sayA Lehigh County woman is accused of racking up nearly $10,000 in charges on cre
The Express-Times / Posted 5 days ago
A Lehigh County woman is accused of racking up nearly $10,000 in charges on credits cards belonging to two of her bosses at a Lehigh Township business. Maria Babylonia Sage, 44, of the 5000 block of Washington Avenue in Whitehall Township, allegedly... Read more
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The Morning Call
Need a retail job for the holidays? Check out Target's job fair this weekendwas not clear how many new employees Target typically hires per store. Target o
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
was not clear how many new employees Target typically hires per store. Target operates three stores in Lehigh County, one store each in Northampton and upper Bucks counties, and one outside Phillipsburg, N.J. Target, which... Read more
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