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  1. Crash closes I-78 ramp to Emaus AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | NJ.com

    A crash the morning of Nov. 19, 2018, closed the ramp from I-78 West to Emaus Avenue in Allentown. PennDOT reported the crash at 8 a.m. at exit 58, toward Emaus Ave South, right before the Lehigh Street exit.

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  2. Runaway tanker car takes trip from Emmaus to BethlehemRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | NJ.com

    Rail cars were delivered last Tuesday to an interchange point in Emmaus for a short line railroad, said Norfolk Southern spokeswoman Susan Terpay. On Sunday, a Norfolk Southern train crew spotted one of the delivered cars was moving on the track by itself, Terpay said.

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  3. 29-year-old charged in stabbing of roommate in AllentownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 18 | NJ.com

    City police have charged Darrell Epps with simple assault and aggravated assault. The stabbing happened at about 8 a.m. Saturday in the 800 block of North Ulster St., said Capt.

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  4. Lehigh County prosecutor announces run for county judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | NJ.com

    Morffi Marks is running for the seat vacated by Judge Carol McGinley. McGinley currently serves as a senior judge in Lehigh County.

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  5. This new brewery is taking an unconventional approach to beerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | NJ.com

    The new Allentown brewery, which opened for regular hours on Saturday, Nov. 10 at 100 E. Susquehanna St., focuses on sweeter, unconventionally flavored beers in a bid to appeal beyond the usual hop-heads. "We do not make traditional beer at all," said Jonathan Rotger, who started the brewery with partner John Patello.

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  6. Stovetop sparks blaze at Allentown apartment building, fire official saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | NJ.com

    A woman was taken to a hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation after a fire broke out Sunday in a second-floor kitchen of an Allentown apartment building, fire officials said. The fire broke out around 3 p.m. Sunday at the three-story apartment building at 23 1/2 N. 3rd St., Allentown Fire Department Capt.

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  7. They were ready to protest if the Mueller investigation was...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | NJ.com

    Bill Bekkenhuis sat in a folding chair at the street corner as daylight faded from the sky. Two lines of dozens of people extended in each direction down the sidewalk.

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  8. Dieruff High School mourns student after shooting deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | NJ.com

    The Allentown School District made school counselors and psychologists available beginning Wednesday following the death of a student Tuesday night. Leslie Pena, 14, suffered a fatal gunshot wound about 5:30 p.m. at her home in Allentown , Lehigh County Coroner Scott Grim said Wednesday.

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  9. LANTA hopes to add even more compressed natural gas buses to fleetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | NJ.com

    With 10 new compressed natural gas buses on the way, LANTA is proposing to buy 10 more to replace the aging diesel buses in its fleet. LANTA has been steadily buying new buses the last few years, including a current order of 10 buses that should come in by January and be on the road a few months later.

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  10. Investigators say they know who killed a Bethlehem man on New Year's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | NJ.com

    Vyante Green, also 23, faces homicide and related charges in the shooting death of Kenyatta Eutsey at a home in the 1100 block of West Turner Street. Green also shot and wounded 24-year-old New Jersey man Demitri Joseph in the incident, the Lehigh County District Attorney's Office said in a news release.

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  11. Priest faces trial on charges of indecent assault, sending nudes to girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | NJ.com

    Kevin Lonergan, of Pottsville, waived his preliminary hearing Monday on charges of corruption of minors and indecent assault. The charges now head to Lehigh County Court, where Lonergan faces trial.

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  12. 45-year-old pleads guilty in trip to Mexico with teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | NJ.com

    The 45-year-old man who allegedly ran off with a teenage girl from Allentown pleaded guilty Thursday to corruption of minors, according to the Lehigh County District Attorney's Office. Kevin Esterly, of the 3000 block of Highland Road in Lowhill Township, was in county court for a status conference when the negotiated plea was entered before Judge Maria L. Dantos, according to court records.

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  13. Bomb threat toilet graffiti brings 4 departments' K-9s to Lehigh Valley businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 | NJ.com

    Authorities evacuated then reopened a warehouse distribution facility Tuesday in Lehigh County, following the discovery of a bomb threat, according to police. Upper Macungie Township police said they responded about 12:55 p.m. to Lineage Logistics, 7132 Ruppsville Road in the township, after graffiti in a toilet stall indicated the restroom user had an explosive device.

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  14. LVIA budget call for $19M runway reconstruction plan, other big projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 | NJ.com

    The authority, which runs LVIA, Braden Airpark in Forks Township and Queen City Airport in Allentown, is working on a $32 million proposed operating budget for 2019 for all three properties. The proposed figure would be about a 2 percent increase over last year; the 2018 operating budget was $31,304,044.

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  15. The Lehigh Valley's 26 greatest old-school restaurantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 25 | NJ.com

    New restaurants seem to open constantly in the Lehigh Valley . But sometimes, you want to go with what you know.

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  16. Do you know family of 71-year-old woman who died?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 24 | NJ.com

    The Lehigh County Coroner's Office is looking for family members of a 71-year-old Allentown woman who died Tuesday. Patricia M. Summers died from natural causes and the pronouncement was made at 5:27 p.m. in her residence, the coroner's office said.

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  17. Mental health clinics, some in Valley, and their operators ordered to pay $3MRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 24 | NJ.com

    Lehigh Valley Community Mental Health Centers Inc. at 226 Northampton St., Easton, is seen July 20, 2015. It was one of 10 mental health clinics sued July 20, 2015, by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, along with owner Melissa Chlebowski and Melchor Martinez.

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  18. Ex-Allentown mayor's sentencing in pay-to-play: 'Please have mercy on Ed Pawlowski'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | NJ.com

    Supporters of Allentown's former mayor are speaking Tuesday morning, asking for leniency from a federal judge set to sentence Ed Pawlowski for leading a pay-to-play scheme from City Hall. "I'm simply arguing for fairness, which is what Ed Pawlowski has been all about his entire career," said Alan Jennings, executive director of the Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley.

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  19. No mercy for ex-Allentown mayor Ed Pawlowski. Judge hits hard on prison sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | NJ.com

    Chief U.S. District Judge Juan R. Sanchez sentenced Ed Pawlowski on Tuesday to 15 years in federal prison. The 53-year-old will be on supervised release for another three years after he completes his sentence.

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  20. Prison stint closes Ed Pawlowski's pay-to-play case, but defense vows to appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | NJ.com

    Former Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski, seen here after his conviction in his federal corruption trial on March 1, 2018, outside the courthouse in the city. (Kurt Bresswein For prosecutors and Allentown officials, Ed Pawlowski's trip to federal prison is the bookend to his pay-to-play case that tainted the Queen City.

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