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Beginning in the 2016-17 season, the state will move from four to six classifications after the PIAA Board of Directors voted 26-4 Wednesday in favor of expansion, District 11 chairman and Whitehall AD Bob Hartman confirmed. The board also voted 23-7 in favor of expanding boys and girls basketball, baseball and softball to six classes. Comment?
When the proposal to move from four to six classifications of high school football in Pennsylvania came up in January, there were high hurdles ahead. After passing through the PIAA Strategic Panning and Football Steering Committees Wednesday , the PIAA Board of Directors will vote Oct. 7 on the motion to expand to six classes. Comment?
It was almost as if Lehigh County Judge Kelly Banach has been biting her tongue as she has dealt with the case of Anthony Heath. Heath, convicted of strangling Angela Steigerwalt in Allentown, then burning her body in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania , was in court Wednesday to be sentenced after a jury convicted him of first-degree murder and related charges back in June. Comment?
Heritage Day in Easton will be Sunday and will feature local history, family activities and a firework show along the Delaware River at 9:30 p.m. (Matt Smith Embrace your wild side with whitewater rafting by moonlight. Pocono Whitewater will host the Saturday trip which allows guests to take an approximately eight-mile guided trip down the Lehigh River starting at sundown. Comment?
The Allentown man accused of strangling a woman and burning her body told jurors Wednesday that her death was "a tragic accident," as he delivered opening arguments in his own defense. "I am not here to pull a rabbit out of hat," said Anthony Heath, who has opted for the rare step of representing himself at trial on homicide and related charges in the death of Angela Steigerwalt . Comment?
Anthony Heath, 26, is representing himself in his trial in Lehigh County Court on homicide and related charges for allegedly strangling Angela Steigerwalt and burning her body. Last November, prosecutors offered Heath the chance to plead guilty but mentally ill to third-degree murder and related charges in exchange for a sentence of 28 to 56 years in prison. Comment?
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