South Whitehall Township

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The Morning Call
Heartwarming outpouring of supportof support from strangers and passers-by was truly heartwarming. Thank you to a
The Morning Call / Posted 12 hours ago
of support from strangers and passers-by was truly heartwarming. Thank you to all who reached into their hearts and their pockets to help the fight against childhood cancers. Kindness can make a difference. Kelly Banach South Whitehall... Read more
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The Morning Call
Benny's Cafe opens in South Whitehall's Tilghman SquareDishes made with fresh and local ingredients are standard fare at the new Benny
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
Dishes made with fresh and local ingredients are standard fare at the new Benny’s Café in South Whitehall Township. The restaurant, which held a soft opening Sept. 6 in the Tilghman Square shopping center at 4686 Broadway, offers tasty breakfast,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Hotel project near King George Inn delayed, not deadextended-stay hotel, pharmacy and bank at the 5-acre site, approved in February
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
extended-stay hotel, pharmacy and bank at the 5-acre site, approved in February 2016, are still in the works, according to South Whitehall Township Planner Gregg Adams. The preservation of the 261-year-old establishment, which most recently served... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
$68M in renovations set to come to Cedarbrook's facilityVIDEO: Cedarbrook renovation plans... LEHIGH COUNTY, Pa. - New and exciting th
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 days ago
VIDEO: Cedarbrook renovation plans... LEHIGH COUNTY, Pa. - New and exciting things are in the horizon for Cedarbrook's South Whitehall Township facility. County commissioners have finally voted to renovate the nursing home. "We have great nurses... Read more
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The Morning Call
Flag, national anthem honor America's symbolsso that it would not touch the ground. And these people have the gall to disho
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
so that it would not touch the ground. And these people have the gall to dishonor that same flag? I don't consider this as having anything at all to do with free speech — it's just good or bad citizenship. James P. Smith South Whitehall To... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Arts Around Town: Fundraiser features jazz artist Cécile McLorin Salvantdistrict to guide guests directly to the sites on tour. Tickets are available
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 days ago
district to guide guests directly to the sites on tour. Tickets are available at: Albright's Hardware, C. Leslie Smith, South Whitehall Township, Lehigh County; Civic Theatre, Liberty Bell Museum, Allentown; Moravian Book Shop, Bethlehem; Syb's... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Lehigh County commissioners approve Cedarbrook renovation planWhat to do with the county-run South Whitehall Township nursing home, in need o
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 6 days ago
What to do with the county-run South Whitehall Township nursing home, in need of major improvements, has been a been a topic of discussion for years. Commissioners in favor of the resolution to renovate the facility said the home is completely... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehigh County commissioners endorse plan to renovate CedarbrookAfter years of debate, study and delays, Lehigh County commissioners narrowly s
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
After years of debate, study and delays, Lehigh County commissioners narrowly supported a plan to renovate Cedarbrook’s South Whitehall Township facility Wednesday night. By a 5-4 vote, commissioners endorsed a $68 million plan to add a four-story... Read more
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The Morning Call
Man waives hearing on charges he was getaway driver in 10 robberieson Feb. 7. • Sunoco Gas Station, 2134 Northampton St., Wilson, on Feb. 17. •
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
on Feb. 7. • Sunoco Gas Station, 2134 Northampton St., Wilson, on Feb. 17. • Sunoco Gas Station, 1501 Mauch Chunk Road, South Whitehall Township, on Feb. 17. • Speedway, 802 Union Blvd., Allentown, on Feb. 17. • Catty Mart, 547 Front St.,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bobcat escapes enclosure, forcing Lehigh Valley Zoo patrons indoorsbeer-tasting event called “Brews at the Zoo” featuring live music and more than
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
beer-tasting event called “Brews at the Zoo” featuring live music and more than 40 craft beers to sample. Jason Smith of South Whitehall Township said Shishka’s escape brought an unnerving end to a day out with his girlfriend. “We’re walking... Read more
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The Morning Call
True conservative needed for 15th Districtyour household budget? You couldn't apply for enough credit cards to cover the
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
your household budget? You couldn't apply for enough credit cards to cover the deficit they would create. Washington is not a swamp; it is a huge toilet that needs to be flushed regularly. We need term limits. Evan Wescoe South Whitehall To... Read more
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The Morning Call
Retail Watch: New kingpins spare Parkway Laneswhich moved in March to a larger city building on Hamilton Street. Husband and
The Morning Call / Posted 11 days ago
which moved in March to a larger city building on Hamilton Street. Husband and wife owners Shawn and Lori Afflerbach of South Whitehall Township overhauled the space to include blue and green wall paint, ceiling tiles, high-top furniture and... Read more
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The Morning Call
Chinese and Thai eatery opens in Allentown's Allen St. Shopping Centerwho also operates the recently-opened Mr. Crab Seafood House in the Village Wes
The Morning Call / Posted 12 days ago
who also operates the recently-opened Mr. Crab Seafood House in the Village West shopping center on Tilghman Street in South Whitehall Township. Chopsticks II’s expansive menu includes appetizers such as crab rangoons, edamame and egg rolls;... Read more
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TribLIVE
Bridge replacements will take Pennsylvania Turnpike travelers on long detours in Beaver, Lehigh countiestraffic patterns and other restrictions for motorists.” In Lehigh County, a se
TribLIVE / Posted 12 days ago
traffic patterns and other restrictions for motorists.” In Lehigh County, a segment of the turnpike extension in South Whitehall Township will be closed from 9 p.m. Sept. 29 until 4 a.m. Oct. 2 to allow replacement of a bridge over... Read more
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The Morning Call
Econo Lodge discontinues long-term stays as advocates worry about effects on poorJohn Harrison, representing the township in the investigation, provided the upd
The Morning Call / Posted 12 days ago
John Harrison, representing the township in the investigation, provided the update about the hotel at Wednesday’s South Whitehall Township Commissioners meeting. The announcement garnered approving nods from neighbors attending Wednesday’s... Read more
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The Morning Call
Affey’s Sports Bar & Grille opens at former Big Woody's spot in Allentownfurniture, kitchen equipment and more. Affey’s, offering seating for more than
The Morning Call / Posted 12 days ago
furniture, kitchen equipment and more. Affey’s, offering seating for more than 100, is named after a moniker given to the South Whitehall Township couple’s son, Justin, who played baseball for North Parkland and is currently on Kutztown... Read more
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The Express-Times
3 are arrested, accused of robbing Bethlehem 7-Elevenbelieve Smith-Tyson and Brunson also committed four other robberies at location
The Express-Times / Posted 12 days ago
believe Smith-Tyson and Brunson also committed four other robberies at locations in Allentown, Salisbury Township and South Whitehall Township, according to court records. South Whitehall police were able to determine the perpetrators were... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Econo Lodge to discontinue long-term rentals after recent nuisances, criminal activityabout nuisance issues and criminal activity there, including a recent shooting.
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 13 days ago
about nuisance issues and criminal activity there, including a recent shooting. John Harrison, a special counsel to South Whitehall Township, said at the Wednesday night Board of Commissioners meeting that Econo Lodge is “willingly... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bowers Chile Pepper Food Festival: Expect fiery funbased salsa-maker), Cactus Pete’s Jerky (New York-based company selling beef je
The Morning Call / Posted 13 days ago
based salsa-maker), Cactus Pete’s Jerky (New York-based company selling beef jerky), Grumpy’s (barbecue restaurant in South Whitehall Township), Angry Goat Pepper (pepper sauces from Vermont), and St. Lucifer Foods (fiery olive oils, sauces,... Read more
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The Brown and White
Cellphone store robbers held up Easton jeweler, cops sayscheduled Sept. 18. Northampton County is prosecuting the Jan. 16 robbery of C
The Brown and White / Posted 13 days ago
scheduled Sept. 18. Northampton County is prosecuting the Jan. 16 robbery of Cellular Connection at 3075 Tilghman St. in South Whitehall Township, in which Lewis and Felix are also charged. The preliminary hearing in that case is scheduled Sept.... Read more
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The Morning Call
State environmental board dismisses Allentown sewage blending appealDec. 31 deadline. 610-820-6764 EPA ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER Who: The City of All
The Morning Call / Posted 13 days ago
Dec. 31 deadline. 610-820-6764 EPA ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER Who: The City of Allentown, Lehigh County Authority, South Whitehall Township Authority, Coplay-Whitehall Sewer Authority, Salisbury Township, Emmaus Borough, Hanover Township... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Accused cell phone store robbers charged in jewelry heista slew of cell phone store robberies. Those robberies happened in Forks Townshi
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 13 days ago
a slew of cell phone store robberies. Those robberies happened in Forks Township and Wind Gap in Northampton County and in South Whitehall Township, Lehigh County. An employee of the Forks store, 25-year-old Michael Davis, was later found fatally... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Center provides breast milk to moms who can't produce itaddition to offering mothers the support they need to breastfeed their babies,
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 14 days ago
addition to offering mothers the support they need to breastfeed their babies, the Lehigh Valley Breast Feeding Center in South Whitehall Township, Lehigh County, now has a breast milk depot, which will provide milk for mom's who can't produce it... Read more
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Times News
Road work this week209 and Center Avenue, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Lane restrictions
Times News / Posted 15 days ago
209 and Center Avenue, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Lane restrictions for pothole patching. Lehigh County • South Whitehall Township, Route 22 East between Interstate 476 (Turnpike Northeast Extension) and Route 309, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.... Read more
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The Morning Call
Mother's milk bank opens first site in Lehigh Valleyprocesses and pasteurizes breast milk donations is setting up a drop-off site a
The Morning Call / Posted 15 days ago
processes and pasteurizes breast milk donations is setting up a drop-off site at the Lehigh Valley Breastfeeding Center in South Whitehall Township. As research shows the benefits of breast milk, more and more hospitals are feeding premature and... Read more
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The Morning Call
Retail Watch: A pub revival in PalmerFurniture & More has been put in place. The store will be the company’s third
The Morning Call / Posted 17 days ago
Furniture & More has been put in place. The store will be the company’s third area location, supplementing locations in South Whitehall Township and Quakertown. At Lehigh Valley Mall, Cinnabon recently moved a few doors down to the former... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehigh Valley area church events: In Your CongregationWORSHIP SERVICE, 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 3 at Jordan United Church of Christ, H
The Morning Call / Posted 18 days ago
WORSHIP SERVICE, 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 3 at Jordan United Church of Christ, Harting Chapel, 1837 Church Road, South Whitehall Township. Info: 610-395-2218. WOMEN'S MINISTRY PROGRAM, 1 p.m. Wednesday, Salvation Army, 521 Pembroke Road,... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Lehigh County executive proposes no-tax-increase budgetproposed budget includes $68 million for the renovation and expansion of the co
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 19 days ago
proposed budget includes $68 million for the renovation and expansion of the county-owned Cedarbrook Nursing Home in South Whitehall Township and $5.5 million in savings from bond re-financing. Next year's property tax rate will remain at... Read more
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The Morning Call
More congressmen should question presidentthis "my president right or wrong" attitude that is helping to divide this grea
The Morning Call / Posted 19 days ago
this "my president right or wrong" attitude that is helping to divide this great country. In my opinion, Congress could use a lot more members like Dent who speak from their conscience, not their party line. Gwen Loomis South Whitehall... Read more
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The Morning Call
2018 Lehigh County budget proposal keeps taxes flatmillion over 2017. The budget, however, includes a $68 million line item to fun
The Morning Call / Posted 19 days ago
million over 2017. The budget, however, includes a $68 million line item to fund renovations to Cedarbrook nursing home’s South Whitehall Township campus. While commissioners have not selected a plan on how to upgrade the home, four commissioners... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Prosecutor: Woman stole 36K amusement park tickets worth $1Mcard to over-purchase tickets from New Jersey's Six Flags Great Adventure and f
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 19 days ago
card to over-purchase tickets from New Jersey's Six Flags Great Adventure and from Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom in South Whitehall Township, according to the Daily News. Authorities say the tickets were redeemed at the parks, but not... Read more
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The Express-Times
Creepy clowns may be coming back, state police warnof creepy clowns last year were reported in Phillipsburg, Pohatcong Township, E
The Express-Times / Posted 20 days ago
of creepy clowns last year were reported in Phillipsburg, Pohatcong Township, Easton, Wilson Borough, North Catasauqua and South Whitehall Township. State police encourage residents to report suspicious activity by calling the toll-free PSP... Read more
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The Morning Call
South Whitehall pedestrian was injured by black Honda Accord, police sayThe pedestrian seriously injured last week in a hit-and-run crash in South Whit
The Morning Call / Posted 21 days ago
The pedestrian seriously injured last week in a hit-and-run crash in South Whitehall Township was knocked down by a black 2014 Honda Accord, police said Tuesday. Police officer Andrew D. Cikanovich said the public can aid the investigation by... Read more
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The Express-Times
Cash 5 winner worth $325K sold in Lehigh Valleyworth $325,000, minus taxes, according to lottery officials. The winner sold a
The Express-Times / Posted 21 days ago
worth $325,000, minus taxes, according to lottery officials. The winner sold at Sunoco, 2562 Route 309 in Orefield, South Whitehall Township, matched all five balls drawn Monday: 04-09-30-38-41. Winners can be identified only after prizes... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Police search for vehicle involved in pedestrian crashSOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP, Pa. - Police are looking for a driver involved in a h
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 21 days ago
SOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP, Pa. - Police are looking for a driver involved in a hit-and-run motor vehicle crash that struck a pedestrian. The pedestrian was struck in the 4000 block of Hamilton Boulevard Aug. 24 just before 10:30 p.m., according to a... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Woman strangled after refusing sexarraigned on criminal trespass and criminal mischief charges in connection to a
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 21 days ago
arraigned on criminal trespass and criminal mischief charges in connection to an alleged break-in at Schantz Orchard in South Whitehall Township in December 2016. Township police said someone entered the building in the 2200 block of Applewood... Read more
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The Morning Call
Ridge Farms proposal inappropriate for areaAs a resident of Huckleberry Road, South Whitehall Township, I was amused as th
The Morning Call / Posted 22 days ago
As a resident of Huckleberry Road, South Whitehall Township, I was amused as the proposed Ridge Farms development was described with words like "forward thinking" and "synchronicity." Kay Builders has a right to make a profit on their investment, and... Read more
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The Morning Call
Giant opens a Beer & Wine Eatery at another Lehigh Valley supermarketValley supermarkets. Giant on Monday announced it has opened a Beer & Wine Eat
The Morning Call / Posted 22 days ago
Valley supermarkets. Giant on Monday announced it has opened a Beer & Wine Eatery at its store at 3070 Tilghman St. in South Whitehall Township. “We want to help our busy customers save time with the convenience of one-stop shopping for... Read more
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The Brown and White
Man demands sex act, allegedly strangles woman when she refusesCounty Jail in lieu of $10,000 bail. Phillips was also wanted for allegedly br
The Brown and White / Posted 22 days ago
County Jail in lieu of $10,000 bail. Phillips was also wanted for allegedly breaking into the office at Schantz Orchard in South Whitehall Township in December, and taking his paycheck. Township police said Phillips cashed the check, which was... Read more
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The Express-Times
Man admits meth-fueled chase with cops, crashes into 7 vehiclesmischief and fleeing police, and the remaining charges were dropped. Wentworth
The Express-Times / Posted 22 days ago
mischief and fleeing police, and the remaining charges were dropped. Wentworth, of the 1700 block of Valley Forge Road in South Whitehall Township, is set to be sentenced in October, but part of the plea deal is that he will face a county jail... Read more
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The Morning Call
High on meth, man rammed Bethlehem cruisers, he admitsinto police vehicles during a February car chase in Bethlehem. Colin Wentworth
The Morning Call / Posted 22 days ago
into police vehicles during a February car chase in Bethlehem. Colin Wentworth, of the 1700 block of Valley Forge Road in South Whitehall Township, pleaded guilty to aggravated assault, criminal mischief, driving under the influence of... Read more
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The Morning Call
Former Allentown resident reflects on late comedy legend Jerry Lewis, subject of his 2011 documentaryLos Angeles-based filmmaker and former Allentown resident Gregg Barson. Barson
The Morning Call / Posted 23 days ago
Los Angeles-based filmmaker and former Allentown resident Gregg Barson. Barson, who attended Springhouse Middle School in South Whitehall Township before graduating from Moravian Academy in Bethlehem Township, idolized Jerry Lewis since childhood,... Read more
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The Morning Call
At hearing, victims, police detail Allentown man's crime spree733 Hanover Ave., Allentown followed by the Lehigh Market and Deli in Allentown
The Morning Call / Posted 25 days ago
733 Hanover Ave., Allentown followed by the Lehigh Market and Deli in Allentown on Sept. 13 and the Howard Johnson in South Whitehall Township on Sept. 19. Colbert allegedly robbed Red Roof Inn on Dec. 4, and the Ramada Inn in Whitehall... Read more
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The Morning Call
South Whitehall pedestrian injured as car hits and runs, police sayA man was injured Thursday night on Hamilton Boulevard in South Whitehall Towns
The Morning Call / Posted 26 days ago
A man was injured Thursday night on Hamilton Boulevard in South Whitehall Township when he was hit by a car that fled the scene, police said. The car hit the man at 10:25 p.m at the intersection with Lincoln Avenue, and then it continued east toward... Read more
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The Morning Call
Commissioners decision on Cedarbrook delayed againMarty Nothstein and Brad Osborne — had planned on supporting a $68 million plan
The Morning Call / Posted 26 days ago
Marty Nothstein and Brad Osborne — had planned on supporting a $68 million plan to renovate the county nursing home in South Whitehall Township. Normally, they would have needed to find a fifth vote to make their plan a reality. But with... Read more
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The Express-Times
Lehigh Valley Kmart closing in 2017, Sears saysThursday the closure of 28 of its Kmart stores, including one in the Lehigh Val
The Express-Times / Posted 26 days ago
Thursday the closure of 28 of its Kmart stores, including one in the Lehigh Valley. The Kmart at 4701 Tilghman St. in South Whitehall Township is on the list of stores that will close in mid-November, according to the announcement. Sears... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Berks' last Kmart spared in latest round of store closingsin Pennsylvania did make the list of 28 stores that will close in mid-November.
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 26 days ago
in Pennsylvania did make the list of 28 stores that will close in mid-November. They are the Kmart on Tilghman Street in South Whitehall Township, Lehigh County, near Allentown, and the store on Moreland Road in Willow Grove, Montgomery... Read more
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The Morning Call
Sears to close 28 more Kmarts. Will Lehigh Valley stores be among them?and Phillipsburg Mall. Kmart, owned by Sears Holding Corp., has six stores in t
The Morning Call / Posted 27 days ago
and Phillipsburg Mall. Kmart, owned by Sears Holding Corp., has six stores in the Lehigh Valley — one each in Allentown, South Whitehall Township, Whitehall Township, Wilson, Walnutport and Wind Gap. The Hoffman Estates, Illinois company... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Lehigh County delays Cedarbrook voteAerial view of Cedarbook nursing home in South Whitehall Township Aerial view
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 27 days ago
Aerial view of Cedarbook nursing home in South Whitehall Township Aerial view of Cedarbook nursing home in South Whitehall Township Lehigh County Commissioners on Wednesday night delayed a major decision on the future of the Cedarbrook Nursing... Read more
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The Morning Call
A 'miserable war'he was only presented with three bad choices, and, predictably, he selected the
The Morning Call / Posted 27 days ago
he was only presented with three bad choices, and, predictably, he selected the one preferred by the generals. One thing is sure: Trump now owns this miserable war. Nobody said being president is easy or fun. Lucy Horton South Whitehall To... Read more
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