Allentown Newswire (Page 8)

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

    Jun 5, 2015 | 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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  2. More details anticipated in court for mom who threw baby from bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | 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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  3. Allentown man killed in motorcycle accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | 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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  4. Upper Milford supervisors hear legislators' letters about routes 100/29Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | 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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  5. Rodale Institute opening two farmers markets in AllentownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | 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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  6. Multi-alarm fire sends thick, black smoke billowing into Allentown skyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | 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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  7. Building 21 school in Allentown will be mostly HispanicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | 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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  8. Most Allentown customers satisfied with LCA, according to Compliance Office reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | 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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  9. City Council honors Dieruff High cast of "In the Heights"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | 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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  10. Man rescued from Allentown apartment roofRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | 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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  11. Big meals, small chefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | 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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  12. Allentown police considering use of body camerasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | 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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  13. Senate may save Allentown, Bethlehem 911 centersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | 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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  14. Clean Team will keep center-city Allentown spotlessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | 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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  15. Former Swain School director sentenced in child sex assault caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | 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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  16. Man accused of tearing up bean crop fieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | WFMZ

    According to court records South Whitehall Township police say Ramirez abandoned a car in the area of Hoffmansville Road and Route 309 after driving through two bean fields Monday night. When investigators determined Ramirez was the driver of the vehicle, they asked him to come into the police station for questioning but he arrived in another vehicle.

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  17. Goats gobble up invasive plants clogging stormwater basinRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | WFMZ

    Three goats named Winky, Blinky and Nodd soon will be feasting on Japanese knotweed that has taken over a stormwater basin next to the Salisbury Township municipal building. It's the first step in a project by the township's environmental advisory council- EAC- to improve the environmental quality of the basin, which probably was installed when the township building was constructed 20 years ago.

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  18. "Girls on the Run" in AllentownRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    The event wrapped up a ten-week, after-school program for girls in third to fifth grades. They learned about physical fitness while developing critical life skills.

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  19. Two more eateries coming soon to downtown AllentownRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | WFMZ

    Center Ice , a new gelato and crepe cafe, will open in July at 722 Hamilton St. It will be run by the Saylor family, which operates the downtown's ROAR Social House,. Greenmouth Juice Bar and Cafe , which has a location in Easton, will open a second location on the ArtsWalk in August.

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  20. Another warm day with spotty t-stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Another warm day is on tap across the region with afternoon high temperatures reaching the upper 80s. Look for partly sunny skies along with a shower or thunderstorm in parts of the area this afternoon and into this evening.

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