Allentown Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Family speaks out in wake of 3-year-old's tragic deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | WFMZ

    One little girl has died and her sister is struggling to stay alive in the hospital, after falling from an apartment building window in Allentown. The family is now speaking out.

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  2. Lehigh County Housing Authority checks windows after fatal fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | WFMZ

    A five-year-old girl remained hospitalized Monday after she and her sister fell from a fourth floor window in Allentown. The younger girl, Tamara Arnette, 3, did not survive. 1 comment

  3. U.S. Sen. Bob Casey to talk transportation in AllentownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    U.S. Sen. Bob Casey will be in Allentown on Monday to discuss transportation funding with Lehigh Valley leaders. Casey is pushing for a long-term funding bill that could be used to update the nation's aging transportation infrastructure.

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  4. Career WellnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    If you find a career you love, going to the office every day probably doesn't feel like work. But how can we all find this kind of satisfaction with our careers? Let's face it, our work is a big part of our day and our lives, so how can we make it something that works of us? Career coach Barbara Berger with Career Wellness Partners in Allentown says you should take a step back and a long hard look at what you're doing.

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  5. Super kids fly toward the finish line at SteelStacks 5KRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | WFMZ

    "All of the families are awesome, they are very supportive of one another," Jill VanKuren, President of Live Learn and Play, said. The message behind the Autism Speaks superhero 5K run at the SteelStacks, every child has their own special gift to share.

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  6. One dollar will get you a parking spot in Easton come June 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    More cash in your pocket and more time at the dinner table could be the norm for Easton restaurant goers. The city is opening a new parking garage and introducing a new parking rate for people heading downtown after 5 p.m. Feeding the meter could be a thing of the past for some come June 15.The new Third Street garage will open and with it comes a lower rate for drivers filling up the 370 spaces.

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  7. More details anticipated in court for mom who threw baby from bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Johnesha Perry, who is accused of throwing her baby from the Hamilton Street Bridge causing his death days later, is scheduled to be in court this morning. Perry, 19, of Allentown, is facing charges for the homicide of her 1year-old son.

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  8. Allentown man killed in motorcycle accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | WFMZ

    Matthew S. Smith, 26, of Allentown died June 4th just after 8:30 in the 1600 block of South Front Street, the Lehigh County Coroner confirms.

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  9. Upper Milford supervisors hear legislators' letters about routes 100/29Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | WFMZ

    An official letter from State Rep. Justin Simmons regarding traffic improvement plans for the Route 100/29 corridor located within the township was read at the Thursday evening meeting of the Upper Milford Township Board of Supervisors. Simmons' letter dated June 1 was addressed to Jill Krause, the assistant district maintenance engineering executive for the Allentown office of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation .

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  10. Rodale Institute opening two farmers markets in AllentownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | WFMZ

    Rodale Institute is opening two organic farmers markets in Allentown. The first market opens this Saturday at 9 a.m. in the parking lot of the YMCA in the 400 block of South 15th Street.

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  11. Multi-alarm fire sends thick, black smoke billowing into Allentown skyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | WFMZ

    Around 12:30pm Thursday, a fire was reported at Harry's U-Pull It in the 1200 block of Plymouth Street. Firefighters tell 69 News the fire started in a draining facility -- an area where gas and oil is drained from vehicle.

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  12. Building 21 school in Allentown will be mostly HispanicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    The first class will be made up of 150 ninth grade students. Of those 150 students, 67% will be Hispanic, 17% will be African-American, 14% will be white and 2% are listed as Asian or "other".

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  13. Most Allentown customers satisfied with LCA, according to Compliance Office reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | WFMZ

    Most Allentown residents are satisfied with the service they are getting from Lehigh County Authority, which took over the city's water and sanitary sewer systems in 2013. The Allentown customer survey satisfaction rate in 2014 was 88 percent, according to an initial annual report on LCA's management of those systems.

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  14. City Council honors Dieruff High cast of "In the Heights"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | WFMZ

    Allentown City Council proudly honored Dieruff High School's Freddy Award-winning cast of "In the Heights" - and got to enjoy a live performance of that musical's theme song by the students. Dieruff won six Freddy Awards, more than any other participating high school school, when the 13th annual awards were presented May 21 at State Theatre in Easton.

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  15. Man rescued from Allentown apartment roofRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | WFMZ

    They were there, with a ladder truck, to help safely bring the injured man down from the roof, official said.

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  16. Big meals, small chefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | WFMZ

    A program that helps keep kids healthy all across the country is making an impact right here in the Lehigh Valley. Big meals came from small chefs at Cleveland Elementary School in Allentown Tuesday night.

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  17. Allentown police considering use of body camerasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | WFMZ

    The Allentown Police Department has launched a pilot program to evaluate the use of body cameras. Department officials said several officers are testing different brands of body cameras.

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  18. Senate may save Allentown, Bethlehem 911 centersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | WFMZ

    The Senate's veterans affairs and emergency committee has approved an amendment that will provide funding for the two cities' 911 centers for the next four years, reported Stephen DeFrank, Sen. Lisa Boscola's chief of staff. Officials in both cities have been lobbying state legislators to keep the two 911 centers in operation, rather than having them replaced by county 911 centers.

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  19. Clean Team will keep center-city Allentown spotlessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | WFMZ

    The Allentown Rescue Mission's Clean Team has won a new contract with the city to continue providing downtown custodial maintenance and cleaning services. Clean Team members, who wear bright blue shirts, work in the city between Fourth and 12th and Walnut and Tilghman streets.

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  20. Former Swain School director sentenced in child sex assault caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    A former director of the Swain School has been sentenced to a suspended prison sentence for sexually assaulting a young boy. Thomas Curran, 56, of Ewing Township, Mercer County, New Jersey, pleaded guilty to second degree endangering the welfare of a child and was sentenced to a six-year suspended sentence.

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