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  1. 28-year-old's death at hotel under investigation, authorities sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NJ.com

    Authorities were investigating the death of a 28-year-old Northampton County man at a hotel outside Allentown, authorities said. Thomas H. Buhlinger, of Graystone Circle in Northampton, was pronounced dead at 12:42 p.m. Thursday at Knight's Inn & Suites, 1880 Steelstone Road in Hanover Township, Lehigh County , according to the Lehigh County Coroner's Office.

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  2. How much your Bethlehem school tax bill jumps will depend on where you liveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | NJ.com

    Tax bills are going up in the Bethlehem Area School District , but by how much depends on which county you live in. It holds taxes below the district's Act 1 index of 3.1 percent, meaning the proposed 2017-18 district budget may be the first in five years to not use exceptions to go above the state-mandated cap on annual property tax hikes.

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  3. Dad drove drunk with 3 kids in the backseat, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | NJ.com

    Jesus Manuel Serrano-Toro was stopped in the early morning of March 26, but charges weren't filed until Friday, Bethlehem police said. Serrano-Toro, of the first block of West Spruce Street, was arraigned Wednesday on three counts of child endangerment, two counts of DUI and three traffic summary violations.

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  4. Bethlehem mayor hosting town hall meeting WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 25 | NJ.com

    The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. at William Penn Elementary School, 1002 Main St. in the city. The town hall comes on the heels of Donchez completing another one of his "Dare to Care" community walks Monday through the north side neighborhood surrounding the school.

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  5. Paramedic meets baby he helped resuscitate 27 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 23 | NJ.com

    A.J. Heightman calls it nothing short of a miracle 27 years ago when he made a split, gut decision to begin resuscitation on a premature baby not breathing. Heightman, with the help of other medics, in May 1990 eventually got the baby breathing again on his own while en route to the hospital.

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  6. Bethlehem traffic stop nets heroin worth $30K on the street, chief saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | NJ.com

    Bethlehem police said a traffic stop Wednesday night in the city led to the discovery of 136 grams of heroin and one arrest. If the heroin was processed and packaged for street sales, it would equal 6,000 packets worth more than $30,000, police Chief Mark DiLuzio said in a news release. 5 comments

  7. Bethlehem pushes ahead with plans to boost north sideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | NJ.com

    As part of its push to boost the city's north side, Bethlehem City Council backed an expanded tax incentive zone Tuesday night. In a unanimous vote, council passed an ordinance and resolution creating a Local Economic Revitalization Tax Assistance -- or LERTA -- zone that includes the neighborhoods surrounding Moravian College .

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  8. Cops: Video captured bandit casing store before holdupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 18 | NJ.com

    Allentown police have caught one of three men they say robbed a city store at gunpoint last summer and attacked the clerk. David Velasco, 28, was arraigned Tuesday morning on robbery and other charges related to the July 18 holdup at Jong's Market, 439 W. Liberty St. Velasco, of the 1300 block of Fritz Drive in Bethlehem, was sent to Lehigh County Jail in lieu of $100,000 bail. 1 comment

  9. Route 22 accident slows traffic both ways in Bethlehem areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | NJ.com

    These vehicles were involved in a crash the afternoon of Thursday, April 13, 2017, on Route 22 West just east of Route 512 in Hanover Township, Northampton County. (Sue Beyer A two-car crash Thursday afternoon on Route 22 was slowing traffic in both directions in the area of the Route 512 interchange, a Pennsylvania Department of Transportation camera showed.

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  10. Volunteer opportunities: Cleanup help needed at Equi-libriumRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 13 | NJ.com

    CAMELOT FOR CHILDREN INC. , Allentown needs volunteers for Camp Camelot June 19-Aug. 4. Volunteer will be matched with a Camelot Child to play with for the day.

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  11. Cruise to Hollywood event to benefit Miller-Keystone Blood CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 12 | NJ.com

    The 23rd annual Cruise Aboard the LifeLine signature fundraiser to benefit Miller-Keystone Blood Center takes place on Friday, May 19, from 6 to 10 p.m. That evening, the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks will be transformed into the glitz and glamour of the Red Carpet as guests Cruise to Hollywood. Passengers will enjoy mouthwatering delicacies from some of the area's top restaurants and caterers, test their luck at winning aboard our ever-popular casino deck, enjoy fabulous live entertainment, and take part in exciting live and silent auctions.

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  12. Education notes: Allentown diocese to launch program in BethlehemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 12 | NJ.com

    The Diocese of Allentown Office of Education will open the first Northampton County location of its Aquinas Learning Support Program for elementary students at St. Anne's School of Bethlehem at the beginning of the 2017-18 school year. St. Anne's School will host an open house for prospective students and will introduce the program to the community 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 20..

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  13. How an accounting error could have spiked your school tax billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 11 | NJ.com

    A state accounting error could have caused a spike in the tax bills of Lehigh County residents in the Bethlehem Area School District if the district business office had not caught the mistake. That means that per state law, the State Equalization Tax Board annually calculates each county's share of the tax burden by coming up with common level ratios of assessed value to market value for the two counties, explained Stacy M. Gober, district chief financial officer.

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  14. Cops: Man with restraining order robbed home before attacking exRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 10 | NJ.com

    A man accused of breaking down the front door of his ex-girlfriend's home and brutally attacking her allegedly stole $2,065 from the victim seven months prior. Charged is Daniel Justin Buzzone, 32, who has addresses listed in both the 1500 block of Elayne Street in Bethlehem and Stroudsburg.

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  15. This Bethlehem trail system may be expandingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 8 | NJ.com

    Tuesday night Bethlehem City Council signed off on applying for a $286,000 state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources grant. Last month, council backed applying for a Northampton County grant that would serve as the match to the state money.

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  16. Streams 'like Yoo-hoo' make for a challenging start to trout seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 8 | NJ.com

    Brian Conte, of Nazareth, checks out fishing conditions Friday, April 7, 2017, on the fast-moving and muddy Monocacy Creek along Illick's Mill Road in Bethlehem. (Kurt Bresswein Brian Conte didn't even unpack his fishing tackle right away Friday when he got to the Monocacy Creek along Illick's Mill Road in Bethlehem .

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  17. 11 Lehigh Valley bars cited for alleged liquor law violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 7 | NJ.com

    The Pennsylvania State Police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement has identified 11 Lehigh Valley establishments that allegedly violated liquor codes in the latest round of citations, announced Friday. The Bethlehem Volunteer Firemen's Home Association , 6 Hillmond Street in Bethlehem , since 1983, did not declare its primary business to be the sale of alcoholic beverages; sold alcohol to nonmembers; between July 2, 2015, and Dec. 8, 2016, failed to submit annual reports to the state revenue department; failed to maintain complete records of the business for two years; on June 15, 2016, refused to allow officers to fully inspect the premises; and a slew of other regulatory and gambling violations.

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  18. Payless ShoeSource closing stores in Phillipsburg, Slate BeltRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 5 | NJ.com

    This Aug. 23, 2006, file photo shows a Payless store front is seen in Philadelphia. Shoe chain Payless ShoeSource has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, becoming the latest retailer to succumb to increasing competition from online rivals like Amazon.

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  19. New kennel planned for Bethlehem's stray pupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 5 | NJ.com

    On Tuesday night, city council awarded a $20,000 contract to design a dog kennel behind the city's compost center, which is Schoenersville Road and Eaton Avenue. On average, 200 stray dogs are captured annually in Bethlehem.

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  20. Where the Lehigh Valley's top chefs go for cheap eatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 5 | NJ.com

    No matter where you are in the Lehigh Valley, you probably don't have to look far for an affordable meal. Whether you want tacos, pizza, bar fare, diner grub or a gyros, it's easy to stuff yourself for less than $15.

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