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  1. Day care worker says she can't explain cursing kids video35 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 |

    A former Pennsylvania day care worker says she can't explain why she coaxed 3- and 4-year-old children to use obscenities on camera. Twenty-four-year-old Rashanna Gyles, of Allentown, was charged Thursday with a misdemeanor count of corruption of minors.


  2. For this bar mitzvah boy, Jewish-Muslim friendship is no long shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 |

    A bar or bat mitzvah is a Jewish teen's first public reading from the Torah, a celebration of religious adulthood, and a chance to undertake a social-action project designed to somehow better the world. For Ari Abramovitz, 13, of Merion, whose bar mitzvah is Saturday, it is a rite of passage that will go through a few hoops - and it's no easy slam dunk.


  3. Northeastern Pa. ski slopes eye December openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 26 |

    Northeastern Pennsylvania ski resorts have begun making snow and are eyeing a December opening after a horrendous 2015-16 winter. A Thanksgiving weekend start isn't in the cards, but resort operators hope to open slopes weeks earlier than last year's severely truncated season.


  4. Delta sorry for not booting pro-Trump Pa. passengerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 26 |

    Delta Air Lines is apologizing for not removing a passenger from a flight to Pennsylvania who rudely professed his support for President-elect Donald Trump and insulted those who didn't. The Morning Call first reported on a video posted on Facebook by a fellow passenger on the Tuesday flight from Atlanta to Allentown.


  5. Aquarium planned for EastonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 24 |

    A popular science center in Allentown wants to expand by opening a $130 million second location here that would include the Lehigh Valley's first aquarium, officials said. The current Da Vinci Science Center isn't big enough to accommodate growing crowds and popular traveling exhibits, according to executive director and CEO Lin Erickson.


  6. Bethlehem casino fined $22K for mixing different colored cards20 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 21 |

    Pennsylvania state regulators are hitting the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem with more than $22,000 in fines for violating a prohibition against mixing cards from different decks. The Morning Call of Allentown reported Monday that the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board penalized the casino after its dealers twice mixed red and blue decks together.


  7. Pa. judge: Drunken man, not casino, to blame for fiancee attack4 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 15 |

    A man who drunkenly assaulted his fiancee last year and now can't find a job because of his conviction and prison sentence has no one to blame but himself, a judge said Wednesday in throwing out his lawsuit against a casino he accused of serving him too many free drinks. Northampton County Judge Paula Roscioli ruled midway through the civil trial that 31-year-old Nicholas Mullins was the only one responsible for his actions in January 2002 inside his hotel room at the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem, The Morning Call reported.


  8. Man who beat girlfriend seeks damages from Pa. casino for serving him 15 double whiskeysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 16 |

    A man who spent four years in prison for beating his girlfriend is back in court: Now, he is seeking damages from a Pennsylvania casino, claiming the 2012 attack was sparked by the 15 double whiskeys he was served at the gambling hall. Testifying on Tuesday in Northampton County Court, the plaintiff, Nicholas A. Mullins, said the last thing he can recall clearly before the assault was spilling his drink on the poker table as he gambled at the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem, the Morning Call reports .


  9. Philly, Bucks lotto tickets split $325K jackpotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 14 |

    Emily Babay is a breaking news producer. She writes about everything from crime to transit problems - and occasionally about good news.


  10. Smart food: Cook better with a little scienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 10 |

    At Muhlenberg College, Keri Colabroy teaches chemistry and biology in her class "The Science of Cooking." She has written a book by the same title.


  11. Dear dairy: Philly's cheese culture is on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 2 |

    From left, Allison Park Creamery manager Kelly Harding explains their cheeses to Tara McGeehan, Johanna Roebas and Annette Monnier in the cheese salon during the Cheese Ball at the Ruba Club in Philadelphia on October 30, 2016. 'I thought we had to make our own cheese," Tara Zampella said apologetically, "so I made a chvre."


  12. Toomey: Bipartisan efforts help restore economic opportunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2016 |

    For many Pennsylvanians, it often seems as if there are two economies. Many wealthy professionals are doing quite well, but they are just a small sliver of our commonwealth. 1 comment

  13. Richard Lownes, morticianRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 |

    Richard Dunlap Lownes Sr., 86, formerly of Lafayette Hill, a third-generation funeral director in the Philadelphia suburbs, died Monday, Oct. 24, of lung cancer at Peter Becker Community in Harleysville, where he had lived for 15 years. For more than four decades, Mr. Lownes ran the Lownes Family Funeral Home, whose clients mainly came from Philadelphia and Montgomery County.


  14. Lunchroom argument leads to brawl near high schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 |

    A brawl involving more than 50 high school students after an argument in a cafeteria has left two boys with serious injuries. Police in Allentown say two 16-year-old boys suffered concussions, bruises and cuts after they were kicked, punched and pistol whipped in a Wednesday afternoon assault near Dieruff High School.


  15. Some Peeps workers back on picket line after losing jobs44 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 |

    Dozens of workers at the Pennsylvania plant that makes marshmallow Peeps are back on the picket line after learning they permanently lost their jobs during the three-week strike. The Morning Call of Allentown reports most of the 400 employees at Just Born Quality Confections went back to their jobs Monday, ending the walkout.


  16. Pa. man sent to prison for posing baby with handgun40 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2016 |

    A Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to at least two months in jail for posing his 6-month-old daughter with a handgun. Agustin Baez of Upper Hanover Township, Montgomery County took a photo of the scene and emailed it to his ex-girlfriend, writing, "Look, she's packing."


  17. Flyers make 10 roster cuts; Konecny, Provorov among rookies still in campRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 |

    Flyers' goalie Anthony Stolarz on the ice against the New Jersey Devils in a preseason game at PPL Center on Sept. 28, 2016 in Allentown, Pa.


  18. Simmonds scores twice as Flyers rout Isles in exhibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 |

    The Flyers, blanked in both of their split-squad exhibitions on Monday, rebounded Tuesday and trounced the New York Islanders, 4-0, at the Wells Fargo Center. Wayne Simmonds scored two goals, rookie defenseman Travis Sanheim had two assists, and Steve Mason stopped 23 shots for the Flyers, who play the Devils on Wednesday night in Allentown.


  19. 2-year-old dies after crash in Pa.14 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2016 |

    A 2-year-old girl has died from injuries sustained in a crash earlier this week, the second child killed after a car went off Interstate 78 in eastern Pennsylvania. Lehigh County's First Deputy Coroner tells the Morning Call Brielle Robinson, of Newark, New Jersey, died Friday morning.


  20. Pennsylvania priest is charged with child pornography14 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 |

    Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin says a friend of the 66-year-old priest's discovered a file labeled with a reference to nude boys while working on Mraz's computer. The friend then contacted the Diocese of Allentown, which notified the DA's office.


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