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Robert Burley Jr. 31, was taken into custody Saturday for allegedly carrying out a strong armed robbery back on April 11 in which he stole a cell phone and sweatshirt from another man at 8th and Hamilton streets, according to police.
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The Allentown 911 Center became one of only a handful of emergency dispatch units in Pennsylvania to use text messaging when a person needs help, city officials announced Thursday.
DONLEY AWARDS LUNCHEON: Community Services for Children will present The Inez and Edward Donley Awards for Children's Advocacy at a luncheon noon April 23 in the Founders Room at The Sands Conference Center.
With a Broadway theme of "You Can't Stop The Beat ," the School to Life Parent Committee hosted its inaugural S2L School to Life Gala to benefit youth in transition at the Lehigh Valley Center for Independent Living.
There was the student who came to the Allentown School District from Syria in fifth grade, blind and with no schooling, who needed his classwork translated to both Arabic and Braille.
Firewood to give: Lillian of Allentown is looking for someone, preferably a veteran, in need of firewood; she has some to give.
Main Street Jukebox in Stroudsburg, Pa. is one of several independent record stores celebrating Record Store Day on Saturday.
A woman was seriously injured when her car was hit head-on by a truck near Kutztown late Friday morning.
Allentown police and the emergency response team made 13 arrests Thursday night following a raid on a city row home that uncovered an alleged marijuana dealing operation.
Allentown will be repaying more than $2.1 million to surrounding municipalities that were over-charged for sewer fees by the city.
What is a "pop-up?" It's a new term in art circles that means a quick-hit exhibition of only a few days - sometimes only a few hours - where artists can get their work seen but reduce overhead by basically popping in and out of otherwise expensive gallery space.
R&B-pop singer Jason Derulo, whose song "Talk Dirty" is currently the No. 1 song at Top 40 radio, will headline Musikfest 's main Steel Stage at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 3, it was announced Thursday.
The 7th Annual Audio-Visual Technology Expo was held on Wednesday at Coca-Cola Park.
The promise in 2012 was more than $1 million of public and private funds to turn seven blighted homes in Allentown's historic district into affordable housing within two years.
A new camp is coming to Allentown this summer that teaches kids sports fundamentals along with character.
The Allentown 911 Center became one of only a handful of emergency dispatch units in the nation to use text messaging when a person needs help, city officials announced Thursday.