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  1. Allentown mayor responds to report on city's lead levelsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    The Mayor of Allentown has fired back about a study 69 News first reported earlier this week on kids and lead levels in their blood. According to the study, a number of cities in our region have higher-than-average percentages of young children, who tested as having elevated blood-lead levels -- with Allentown having the highest percentage.

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  2. Officials: Gracedale's financial health improvingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Gracedale, Northampton County's long suffering nursing home, received a relatively good bill of health, financially speaking, Thursday night from Northampton County Council. The nursing home is still spending more money than it takes in, but the gap is shrinking, said council member Robert Werner.

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  3. Local physician speaks out on concerns over lead in the Lehigh ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WFMZ

    There's a lot of buzz about an article on the news website VOX.com that finds nearly one out of every four kids under 7 in Allentown has an unsafe level of lead in their blood, and that is tops in the state. City leaders are just hearing about this data, though it comes from a state Department of Health study from 2014.

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  4. Study: Allentown tops the state in lead exposureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WFMZ

    There's a lot of buzz about an article on the news website VOX.com that finds nearly one out of every four kids under age 7 in Allentown has an unsafe level of lead in their blood, and that that is tops in the state. City leaders are just hearing about this data, though it comes from a state Department of Health study from 2014.

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  5. Historic bridge gets a new use in BethlehemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    The City of Bethlehem is moving forward with plans to re-use a historic bridge. The old Tank Farm Road Bridge will replace a wooden bridge in Johnston Park that crosses Monocacy Creek.

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  6. Riverport residents learn you can fight City HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Angry residents of south Bethlehem's Riverport condominiums don't want an inter-city bus station next to their homes along West Second Street. They wanted council to reject doing any study that would investigate the possibility of putting a bus depot outside their residential complex.

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  7. Two Bethlehem men arrested on heroin distribution chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Bethlehem police say they've nabbed a major heroin supplier in the city. Thirty-four-year-old Frankie Ayala was arrested on numerous drug charges after leaving his cousin's apartment in the 900 block of Itaska Street.

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  8. Producer, TV NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    TV is looking for someone who knows how to make a newscast sing. TV journalism experience, strong writing and organizational skills required.

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  9. Gregory, DeJesus enter guilty pleas to July 19 incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | WFMZ

    Joshua DeJesus of Allentown pleaded guilty to aggravated assault in Northampton County Court Monday and was sentenced to four to eight years in prison for driving his car into two other men in Bethlehem last summer. Aaron Gregory, one of the men DeJesus hit, pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm without a license.

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  10. One of weekend shooting suspects believed connected to both incidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | WFMZ

    Bethlehem Police released new details in the double shooting. They say they have several suspects in custody, one of whom is allegedly connected to both shootings.

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  11. Authorities to release details about Bethlehem shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | WFMZ

    Authorities in Northampton County will hold an afternoon news conference about the weekend shooting of two teens in Bethlehem and the connection to an early morning shooting in Allentown. Bethlehem Police Chief Mark DiLuzio has called a 1:30 p.m. news conference to provide information on the Saturday shootings of a 14-year-old and a 16-year-old in the 1500 block of East Sixth Street about 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

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  12. Woman dies after being hit by SUV in Wilson BoroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | WFMZ

    The crash happened Friday afternoon when police say a man was driving westbound in the 1900 block of Northampton Street in Wilson Borough when he hit a woman who was walking. The woman, later identified as 53-year-old Melody Johnson, was seriously injured and rushed to St. Luke's Hospital in Bethlehem where she later died, police said.

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  13. Two teenagers shot, rushed to hospital in BethlehemRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | WFMZ

    Police say the two friends - a 14 and 16-year-old - were walking down the street when they were shot multiple times. According to Bethlehem police, "both males were admitted to St. Luke's Hospital; one in critical condition and one in serious condition."

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  14. Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski: State of our city is... strongRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | WFMZ

    On the heels of a crippling snowstorm and a political firestorm, Allentown's embattled mayor took the mic to give his take on the state of his city. It would be a monumental speech, perhaps one of the lowest turnouts the mayor has ever attracted, and his first city address since the July 2 FBI raid at Allentown City Hall. 2 comments

  15. Second bid for Good Shepherd to run Cedarbrook stallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | WFMZ

    Lehigh County commissioners voted to delay taking action on the proposal until late February, only days before Cedarbrook's current interim administrator is scheduled to leave. "I remain convinced the Good Shepherd agreement will be approved, but the delay until late February makes a smooth transition virtually impossible," said county Executive Thomas Muller after the vote "What makes the delay incredible is the fact that we have gotten no questions from the commissioners in the past week on an agreement seven of them saw six months ago."

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  16. The logistics behind clearing more than 200 miles of roadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Tom Ridgick of the City of Bethlehem says in response to Saturday's snow storm 42 plows have been on the streets at all times. "In an extraordinary storm like this it is going to take a little longer than usual," Ridgick said.

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  17. Tips to stay safe post-blizzardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Post-blizzard dangers can lurk both inside and outside. One is the strenuous post-storm work of shoveling.

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  18. Street cleaning in Allentown to resume at 7 a.m.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | WFMZ

    Snow removal in Allentown will resume at 7 a.m. Monday, and snow emergencies remain in place in Bethlehem and Easton until later tonight. City officials indicate the work will continue until the snow is removed.

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  19. Northampton plans to move farmers' market to new locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | WFMZ

    The Northampton borough council agreed to move the Northampton farmers' market from Main Street to Laubach Ave. on Thursday night. The move was proposed by community planner, Victor Rodite, who oversees the Northampton farmers' market.

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  20. Bethlehem Landfill parent company bought by Texas conglomerateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    The general manager of the IESI Bethlehem landfill confirmed Wednesday afternoon its owner Canadian-based Progressive Waste Solutions, Ltd. of Ontario will merge with Texas company Waste Connections, Inc. to create the third largest waste management services company in North America. IESI manager Al Schleyer reported during a Lower Saucon landfill committee meeting he learned of the $2.67 billion merger in an email from his company's corporate offices located in Vaughn, Canada and said he could offer no further comment on how the deal would affect the local landfill except that it's business as usual for him and his staff of ten employees.

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