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  • A.S. King talks kids on reality TV and her new YA book, 'Reality Boy'

    A.S. King talks kids on reality TV and her new YA book, 'Reality Boy'
    Over the course of five books, A.S. King has established herself as a singular voice in today's young adult literature. She brings vivid life to realistic kids working through raw deals, from the death of a friend in Printz honor winner "Please Ignore...
  • Former congressional aide charged with sex assault

    Timothy Smith, a 20-year top aide to former Congressman Tim Holden, was charged with sexually assaulting a then 21-year-old Reading man in 2009. Smith was charged Monday with aggravated indecent assault and indecent assault for a Sept. 20, 2009 incident...
  • Local professionals sanctioned by licensing boards

     
    These disciplinary and licensing actions were announced recently by Pennsylvania's licensing boards against professionals who live and work in the Lehigh Valley area. The information is taken verbatim from the PA Department of State's website, where you...
  • Essex man wanted on child sexual abuse charges flees from police

    Essex man wanted on child sexual abuse charges flees from police
    Baltimore County Police are searching for an Essex man who struck two police vehicles when detectives attempted to arrest him at his home for child sexual abuse charges Thursday. Police said Foster Dove III, 38, of the 1600 block of Williams Avenue, saw...
  • Bethlehem's human resources director passes away

     
    Bethlehem's Human Resources director Kathleen Ann Garman died Sunday at Reading Hospital. Garman, 56, of Reinholds, had been hired in 2011 to replace longtime director Jean Zweifel after her resume rose to the top of 140 applicants. She had graduated from...
  • Is Jon Gosselin in money trouble again?

     
    Jon Gosselin owes nearly $40,000 in back taxes according to document posted on the TMZ website. The document filed Dec.12 in Berks County court by the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue is a lien against the Berks County dad of 8......
  • New Travel Channel show to highlight Celtic Classic

     
    From a calf testicle festival in Oklahoma to Celtic Classic in Bethlehem? Travel Channel’s new series “Edge of America,” celebrates the weird and fascinating variety of festivals and events that have developed around regionally unique...
  • Accusations of unlicensed dentistry should move you to verify professionals' licenses

     
    A pending case in Montgomery County is extreme, but it should give you something to think about before your next trip to the dentist, doctor, accountant, therapist or other professional. Authorities say a dental assistant and a receptionist at a......
  • A second chance to see Kate Gosselin in "Wife Swap"

     
    Former Playboy Playmate Kendra Wilkinson says she learned about parenting from Berks County mom of 8 Kate Gosselin after the two moms switched lives for a week on ABC's "Celebrity Wife Swap." Wilkinson took care of Kate's 8 kids as......
  • Amid some really bad choices by Grammys, see how we did with our predictions

     
    Turns out the Grammy Awards weren’t as much fun. as we at Lehigh Valley Music thought they would be. That’s fun. – as in the indie pop-rock group that changed the landscape of music this year with its earnest, catchy,......
  • Kate Gosselin returns to TV - as a Wife Swap

     
    She's baaack. Berks County mom of eight Kate Gosselin is back on TV, only this time she's switching places with a Playboy Playmate on ABC's "Celebrity Wife Swap" at 8 p.m. Feb. 26. For the season premiere of the show......