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6 min ago | WFMZ
A budget deficit of $10.6-million has officials in the Allentown School District looking to slash almost 130 positions.
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3 hrs ago | The Morning Call
He was a state representative for 11 years, past chairman of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, and was president of the Allentown Economic Development Corp. from 1996 to 2003.
5 hrs ago | WFMZ
Jose A. Rosas-Rojas was charged with two counts of possession, unlawful delivery of drugs, criminal use of a cellphone to commit a felony, possessions of instruments of crime and possession of drug paraphernalia.
9 hrs ago | NJ.com
A Northampton County judge today sentenced an Allentown man, who attacked a Bethlehem couple with a knife last year, to up to 24 years in Pennsylvania state prison, saying the man showed no remorse and was a threat to society.
13 hrs ago | The Morning Call
Reverse Order, the Hackettstown, N.J., band that in 2012 was a contestant on the NBC-TV show "America's Got Talent," played a perfectly proficient set of a dozen pop-punk songs at Allentown's Crocodile Rock CafA© on Wednesday.
Speeders on heavily-traveled Basin Street, a vital link between south Allentown and center city, won't be driving as fast on it this summer.
Doug "Kid" Bangham is a local kid who made it big in the blues, most notably as the former guitarist for the Fabulous Thunderbirds, a 40-year-old band still touring today.
The promotions include a change at the top. Keith Morris, a 17-year veteran of the department, was officially sworn in as assistant chief.
Muller Martini has announced the grand opening of its state-of-the-art parts distribution center located in the 200,000 square foot Allentown, Pennsylvania, facility which is also home to its newspaper mailroom and SAM software engineering center.
Police in western N.J. are looking for the identity of the man in a surveillance photo and they need your help.
Allentown, PA-based ActiveProtective want to keep the elderly safe from falls. The company produces 'smart garments' wearable underwear that contain 3-D motion sensors capable of detecting falls.
The system that funnels natural gas around the U.S. is enormous, and parts of it are nearly 100 years old A gas leak in New York City morphed into a deadly explosion Wednesday, claiming at least three lives and destroying two buildings while injuring dozens of other residents.
A third person has died in the Harlem explosion that caused two buildings to collapse, and the number of people injured is now at least 50. A spokesman for National Transportation Safety Board investigators who arrived at Wednesday's explosion in Harlem said the type of pipeline supplying natural gas to the buildings was a concern for his team.
A frigid, snowy winter is set to make a curtain call - at least in western Pennsylvania - where rain is forecast to turn to snow as winds drive wind chills below zero when cold artic air collides with moisture... A frigid, snowy winter is set to make a curtain call - at least in western Pennsylvania - where rain is forecast to turn to snow as winds ... (more)
In a statement released Wednesday evening, Pennsylvania State Police said they stopped a car for a traffic violation on Interstate 78 in Allentown shortly before 8:30 a.m. Saturday.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has reinstated conspiracy to commit murder charges against two Allentown brothers for the 2007 beating death of a Kutztown University student.
ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Take it from Fabian, who once was a teen idol who had a half-dozen chart hits in a year: Don't be so hard on The Biebs.