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  1. N.J. clean air advocates, utilities back Obama emissions planRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    Smoke stacks of the Montour power plant, a 1550 megawatt, coal-fired plant in Washingtonville, Pa., owned by Allentown-based PPL. The company in 2008 spent $600 million to improve scrubbers to reduce sulphur dioxide emissions that drift east to New Jersey.

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  2. Cirque du Soleil touring show coming to AllentownRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NJ.com

    "TORUK - The First Flight" is performing at the PPL Center from Dec. 4 through Dec. 6 as part of a worldwide arena tour that kicks off in November. Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. Friday at PPLcenter.com or the Mealey's Furniture Box Office located at the arena's entrance at Seventh and Hamilton streets.

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  3. Winners Dominate in Fair Harness Races for 2YO TrottersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GantDaily.com

    ... $10,428 for owners Charles Keller III, Charles Keller IV and E. Dan Bittle of Frederick, Md., and Brett Bittle of Allentown, N.J. Hammer, who recorded a milestone 4,000th win at The Meadows in Washington, Pa., on May 18, made a statement for the ...

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  4. Center Ice gelato and crepe shop now open in AllentownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | NJ.com

    Center Ice gelato and crepe shop opened Thursday at 722 Hamilton St. in Allentown, according to Jeff Vaughan, spokesman for City Center Lehigh Valley . Customers can also build their own crepe with four toppings for $7.95.

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  5. Cocoacabana is the Ingrassias' first Hambletonian Oaks entryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | The Jersey Journal

    She and her racing and life partner for more than four decades, Frank Ingrassia, will be sending out their first Hambletonian Oaks starter on Saturday night, Aug. 1 at the Meadowlands Racetrack. Cocoacabana drew post two in the sixth race, the first of two $35,000 elimination races which will whittle down the 16 three-year-old trotting fillies to the 10 finalists who will face off in the $500,000 Hambletonian Oaks Final on Aug. 8. "This will be our first Hambletonian Oaks starter," the 68-year-old Allentown, NJ resident said, "Just to be in it is an honor.

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  6. Ingrassia has sweet filly for Hambletonian OaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | HarnessLink.com

    She and her harness racing and life partner for more than four decades, Cocoacabana drew post two in the sixth race, the first of two $35,000 elimination races which will whittle down the 16 three-year-old trotting fillies to the 10 finalists who will face off in the $500,000 Hambletonian Oaks Final on August 8. "This will be our first Hambletonian Oaks starter," the 68-year-old Allentown, NJ resident explained. "Just to be in it is an honor.

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  7. Cocoacabana 1st Oaks starter for IngrassiasRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | HarnesRacing

    ... $500,000 Hambletonian Oaks Final on August 8. "This will be our first Hambletonian Oaks starter,' the 68-year-old Allentown, NJ, resident explained. "Just to be in it is an honor. To make the final would be icing on the cake.' The Ingrassias ...

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  8. St. Luke's demolishes Donecker-Bronstein Mansion in Allentown despite protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | NJ.com

    St. Luke's University Health Network on Monday started demolition on the former Donecker-Bronstein Mansion, a 1925 colonial revival mansion once part of Allentown's so-called Millionaire's Row. The West Park Civic Association collected 763 petition signatures opposing the demolition of the home at 1801 W. Hamilton St. and also met with hospital officials seeking a compromise.

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  9. Need to charge phone during outage? Mercer County to buy charging kiosksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | The Jersey Journal

    Shavani Ray of East Windsor and Ramana and Sunita Krosure of Allentown hunker down at the Barns & Noble Booksellers in Hamilton Marketplaces to use their wifi and electricity, something they did not have at home on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 after Hurricane Sandy barreled through Mercer County Monday night. MERCER COUNTY - The next time a storm hits Mercer County and wipes out the power, residents will have more places to charge their phones and other devices.

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  10. Waples returns to the race bikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | HarnessLink.com

    ... Series season opener, where she was third. The daughter and driver Yannick Gingras - who made the trip up from his Allentown, NJ home expressly to drive Caprice Hill - sat fourth through the early going, stepped into the outer land heading for the ...

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  11. Ron Waples back in winner's circle at MohawkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Hoof Beats

    ... in the third division. The Kadabra-Bramasole daughter and driver Yannick Gingras -- who made the trip up from his Allentown, N.J., home expressly to drive Caprice Hill -- sat fourth through the early going, stepped into the outer land heading for ...

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  12. Waples, 71, wins with 2FT Devils AdvocateRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | HarnesRacing

    ... victory in the third division. The Kadabra daughter and driver Yannick Gingras - who made the trip up from his Allentown, NJ home expressly to drive Caprice Hill - sat fourth through the early going, stepped into the outer land heading for the half ...

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  13. As states drop out of PARCC's Common Core test, faithful carry onRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | The Washington Post

    ... best transitions I've seen," said Emil Carafa, the principal of an elementary school in a small district east of Allentown, N.J., who said teachers are now less likely to lecture from the front of the room than they used to be. Learning happens in ...

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  14. Calling all Marvel fans: Live show coming to Allentown this fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | NJ.com

    The PPL Center will host Marvel Universe LIVE! from October 15-18, which will feature over 25 Marvel heroes and villains. Actor Chris Hemsworth is shown as 'Thor' in this photo from "Thor: The Dark World."

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  15. Scores pay respects to man slain in apparent killing spreeRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 18 | New Jersey Herald

    ... house in the early morning. Less than an hour later, Francine Ramos, 32, was found shot to death in a car in Allentown. Trevor Davante Hall Gray, 21, was found leaning against a nearby parked car; he died shortly afterward. Authorities charged Todd ...

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  16. Scores pay respects to man killed in eastern PennsylvaniaRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 18 | New Jersey Herald

    ... to death July 5 in Easton. Later that day, 32-year-old Francine Ramos and 21-year-old Trevor Gray were killed in Allentown. Authorities have charged 22-year-old Todd West of Elizabeth, New Jersey, 20-year-old Robert Jourdain of Easton and ...

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  17. Woman allegedly hides marijuana in body cavity while in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | NJ.com

    Allentown police said a man and a woman stopped during a drug investigation both had marijuana, but in very different places. When officers searched Solomon Japhia's purse during the traffic stop Thursday night, all they found were marijuana stems and residue, as well as drug paraphernalia, police said.

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  18. Harrison has a shot with In The ArsenalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | HarnessLink.com

    ... of [the White Birch Farm] yearlings," recalled Harrison, who is stabled at the White Birch Farm Training Center in Allentown, NJ. "I talked to the farm manager, Steve Williams, and he thanked me for buying one of theirs". "We've been friends for ...

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  19. Billy's Downtown Diner to open waffle shop in AllentownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | NJ.com

    Billy's Downtown Diner owner Billy Kounoupis and wife, Yanna, shown in 2012, will open Waffle Express Cafe in Allentown. The owner of Billy's Downtown Diner in Allentown and Bethlehem has announced plans for a new restaurant, Waffle Express Cafe, right next door to his diner at Ninth and Hamilton streets in Allentown .

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  20. Athlete of the Week: Steinert shortstop Shane KeledyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | The Times of Trenton

    ... Out of the leadoff spot, I just try to do my best to get on for the guys behind me. Now, we get a chance to play Allentown Saturday, and we are going to treat it like every other game. We have to be prepared, just like we were tonight." Keledy was ...

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