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  1. Allentown mayor vetoes bill putting term limits on his officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | NJ.com

    Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski has vetoed a city council bill aimed at putting a voter referendum on the ballot asking if there should be a two-term mayoral limit. Pawlowski, who won the Democratic nomination for mayor in last month's primary, would go on to a fourth term in office if he can win in November's general election.

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  2. Sponsor Content: A walk to end Alzheimer's on Sept. 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | NJ.com

    June 21 is the longest day of the year, and the Alzheimer's Association uses the summer solstice as a chance to raise awareness for the disease. People afflicted with Alzheimer's and their caregivers know that every day is the "Longest Day" of the year when facing Alzheimer's or another dementia.

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  3. Airbnb battle brewing in Bethlehem Historic DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2017 | NJ.com

    After 30 combined years living in Bethlehem's Historic District, Jay Brew and Dr. Mary Ellen Williams are in love with the area and want to keep it just the way it is. But their efforts in buying historic homes in the district, rehabbing them and converting them into luxury rentals or listing them through the online-room rental company Airbnb has brought them into unregulated territory -- and it's drawing concern from some of their neighbors.

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  4. Man who threatened to blow up nightclub gets 2nd chance to avoid prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | NJ.com

    Mark Savary pulled in front of the Broadway Social nightclub in Bethlehem. Then he shouted, "I am going to bring people back here and blow the place up.

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  5. Volunteer opportunities: Plenty of ways to keep busy this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | NJ.com

    AMERICA ON WHEELS MUSEUM , Allentown is looking for summer volunteers to assist with a variety of activities at summer camp for children ages 6-12, Tuesday through Friday for the weeks of July 11-25 , and Aug. 1. . Volunteers will receive a museum tee shirt.

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  6. Man gets life sentence in home invasion where girl witnessed father's murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | NJ.com

    One man was killed and another wounded in an armed home invasion in the 900 block of Pine Street in Allentown back in 2014. (Mike Nester One man was killed and another wounded in an armed home invasion in the 900 block of Pine Street in Allentown back in 2014.

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  7. Surgeon gets first-time offender program in painkiller caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | NJ.com

    A Lehigh Valley trauma surgeon found passed out at a local hospital will have a chance to clear his record of charges he illegally used a prescription painkiller. Dr. Scott Keeney was one of three people charged in a prescription drug probe by the state Attorney General's Office , who were accepted Tuesday into a first-time offenders program called accelerated rehabilitative disposition, known as ARD.

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  8. Driver with 4 pending DUI cases gets 5th case this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | NJ.com

    A man with four DUI cases is back in jail after a fifth incident this past weekend, where he allegedly crashed into a utility pole while driving drunk. Douglas Linsenman, of the 900 block of West Pennsylvania Street in Whitehall Township, was free on $5,000 unsecured bail in two cases.

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  9. Jewish Federation to recognize Northampton Area teacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | NJ.com

    The Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley this week will honor an eighth-grade teacher from Northampton Area Middle School . English teacher Kristin Weller will be presented the Mortimer S. Schiff Award for Prejudice Reduction at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Jewish Community Center of the Lehigh Valley in Allentown.

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  10. Witness helps nab suspect accused of stabbing teen in the backRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | NJ.com

    The attack occurred at about 10:26 p.m. May 30 in the 600 block of Lawrence Court. Police were called for the reported stabbing, while at the same time the victim, Richard DeJesus, walked to Lehigh Valley Hospital at 17th and Chew streets.

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  11. Woman allegedly behind wheel in fatal crash is briefly jailedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | NJ.com

    The 18-year-old Easton woman who city police say was driving the car that crashed into two other vehicles and fatally injured a Bethlehem woman on Lehigh Drive was briefly behind bars last week. While Mazell Truss, of the 1000 block of Lehigh Street, hasn't been charged in the June 2 crash that took the life of 64-year-old Elizabeth Audrey Rafferty, she was wanted on a bench warrant involving a May 8 retail theft, according to court records.

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  12. Crocodile Rock concert venue could be torn downRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | NJ.com

    Plans call for the demolition of Crocodile Rock at 520 W. Hamilton St. in Allentown. The property is listed on the city's zoning hearing board agenda for June 19. The agenda says Center City Investment Corp. wants permission to demolish the club and put in a multi-story residential and office building.

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  13. Problem at Allentown park pond leaves ducks in the muckRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | NJ.com

    What was once a pond full of ducks and geese along the walking trails in Allentown's Trexler Park now looks like a mud wrestling pit, sans wrestlers. Over the weekend the plug to the pond's draining hole failed, and the pond's water went back into Cedar Creek, which feeds the pond and runs alongside it.

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  14. Cops looking for this man wanted in $11K baby formula theft caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | NJ.com

    Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man who they say participated in a heist of baby formula from a Lower Nazareth Township warehouse. Colonial Regional police on Thursday afternoon released a surveillance photo of the man taken on May 27 at C&S Wholesale warehouse, 4820 Hanoverville Road.

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  15. Man faces trial for allegedly shooting up apartment building, injuring 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | NJ.com

    Roman "Peace" Bentley Jr., of the 100 block of North Poplar Street in Allentown, waived his preliminary hearing Wednesday on charges of seven count of reckless endangerment, two counts of aggravated assault, as well as discharging a firearm into an occupied structure, and carrying a firearm without a license. The charges now head to Lehigh County Court, where Bentley faces possible trial.

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  16. Adults in Allentown high school group attack avoid more jail timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | NJ.com

    A trio of 18-year-olds avoided more jail time Tuesday for their roles in a group attack outside an Allentown high school. Brian Pearsall, Joushten Rodriguez and Isaiah Alarcon were three of the 13 students arrested following the Oct. 25 attacks that involved a mob of 50 Dieruff High School students, 20 of whom attacked two teen boys.

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  17. Woman faces felony in $3.4K food stamp fraud caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | NJ.com

    Stephanie N. Dezzi, 32, of the 100 block of Fourth Street, was charged April 20 with receiving $3,440 in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits -- food stamps -- when her financial situation didn't justify it, according to the Pennsylvania Inspector General's Office in Allentown. Dezzi gave up her right to a preliminary hearing on the charge, which is a felony due to the amount, and carries possible penalties of seven years in jail and a $15,000 fine, according to court records and the statute.

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  18. Liberty, Bangor softball teams get locations for PIAA quarterfinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | NJ.com

    The Hurricanes will play District 1 third-place team Spring-Ford at 4 p.m. at Parkland High School in a Class 6A quarterfinal. The Slaters will take on District 1 champion Upper Perkiomen at 6:30 p.m. at Patriots Park in Allentown in a Class 4A matchup.

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  19. Driver accused of causing deadly crash identified as Easton teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | NJ.com

    An 18-year-old from Easton was behind the wheel of a car that fled a minor crash Friday and moments later caused a three-vehicle collision that left a woman dead , according to city police. Mazell Truss, of the 1000 block of Lehigh Street, was driving a gray 2006 Chrysler Sebring in the crash that resulted in fatal injuries to another driver, 64-year-old Elizabeth Audrey Rafferty , authorities said.

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  20. 2 of Northampton County's top 10 most-wanted fugitives foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | NJ.com

    The Northampton County Sheriff's Department announced the capture of two most-wanted fugitives: Johnnie Johnson, left, and Samuel Rodriguez. (Courtesy photos The Northampton County Sheriff's Department announced the capture of two most-wanted fugitives: Johnnie Johnson, left, and Samuel Rodriguez.

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