| Aug 19, 2014
| 6:55 PM
About 100 motel guests and employees were evacuated Tuesday from the Knights Inn and Suites near Airport Road and Route 22 after construction workers damaged a natural gas line.
The motel on Steelstone Road in Hanover Township, Lehigh County, was...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 3:12 AM
1 Help save a life at an upcoming blood drive.
The Miller-Keystone Bloodmobile will hold drives 12:30-5:30 p.m. Friday at Aharts Market, Bath; 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Newhard Farms Corn Shed, North Whitehall Township; and 8:30 a.m....
| Sep 13, 2014
| 7:19 PM
CATHERINE BOULAY FOUNDATION will host its sixth annual 5K Run/Walk and Family Fun Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 20 at Lehigh Parkway, 15th Street, Allentown. Cost: $25, pre-registration; $30, day of. Race begins: 10:30 a.m. Info: 610-...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 7:58 AM
Those living in the shadow of Allentown's $177 million arena are well aware of the $1 billion in construction created by the tax incentives offered in Allentown's Neighborhood Improvement Zone. But they don't know what it means for them ... The top...
| Nov 15, 2013
UGI Utilities has donated $10,000 to the Allentown School District Foundation to fund science fairs at several local schools. The money will be used to help students develop science projects at Allen and Dieruff High School and Trexler, Raub, South...
| Feb 11, 2011
A breakdown of events in the Allentown explosion Wednesday night that killed five people:
10:50 p.m. -- Explosion in 500 block of N. 13th Street levels two homes and spreads fire to six others.
11 p.m. -- UGI Utilities called.
11 p.m. -- Evacuation...
| Mar 27, 2011
Pennsylvania is laced with 11,000 miles of aging gas pipelines like the one implicated in the deadly Feb. 9 explosion in Allentown because legislators, regulators and gas companies haven't agreed on how to accelerate pipeline replacement -- a reform...
| Feb 13, 2011
Tears streamed down Jane Brinker's face Thursday morning as she watched news coverage of the explosion that killed five people and affected many others in center city Allentown the night before.
It was a scene all too familiar for Brinker, a blast...
| Feb 17, 2011
The massive emergency response to last week's deadly natural gas explosion in Allentown cost nearly $61,000, according to city figures released Wednesday, though the true financial toll of the blast may not be known for some time.
Mayor Ed Pawlowski said...
| Apr 1, 2011
The costs stemming from Allentown's deadly natural gas explosion has reached $200,000, a city spokesman said this week, though the true financial toll is estimated to be as much as double.
Clearing the debris of the two houses that blew up and...
| Apr 5, 2011
Standing yards away from Allentown's gas explosion ground zero, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on Monday said he was working with pipeline owners, Congress and regulators to strengthen pipeline safety and make sure explosions like the one that...