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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.
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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.
Two hours before the doors even opened, the line outside New York's Best Buy Theater snaked around several streets in the middle of Times Square.
Cook is the co-founder and founding executive director of the Saratoga Automobile Museum, and the founding executive director of America On Wheels in Allentown, Pa.
An Allentown man whom city police sought for allegedly hitting women Sunday morning ran from from officers, struggled with them and then vomited in the back of a patrol car, police said.
A 21-year-old female has been charged in the stabbing death of her grandfather who was found the morning of Tuesday, March 11. Sixty-five-year-old Wilson A. Mejias was found in the bedroom of his apartment at 841 S. 12th Street where he lived with his granddaughter, Chene Mejias.
Allentown 's civil service testing center closed it doors last August. The civil exam site, which was housed in the old CareerLink building at 1601 Union Blvd., was thought to be re-opening after the new PA budget was passed.
A 21-year-old Allentown woman has been charged with allegedly stabbing her grandfather to death, the Lehigh County District Attorney's Office announced Tuesday.
Officials in Lehigh County said the 65-year-old victim was pronounced dead of multiple stab wounds at 4 a.m. Tuesday.
A 23-year-old Allentown man is facing charges after police said he used stolen credit cards at a Northampton County convenience store.
The doughnut and coffee franchise is seeking to move into a vacant building at 1547 Lehigh St., the former location of restaurants Ragona's Lighthouse and The Penalty Box.