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  • Muhlenberg student gets sexy on "The Face"

    The Muhlenberg student competing against other model hopefuls on the modeling competition reality series "The Face," continues to look strong in the sixth episode of the second season which airs at 10 p.m. tonight on the Oxygen Network. Felisa Wiley, 19,...
  • Police arrest alleged pimp, two women during prostitution sting at Allentown hotel

    A Maryland man and two women were arrested Tuesday night during an online prostitution sting at the Holiday Inn in downtown Allentown, according to court records. Dyrante Young, 26, of Frederick, Md., and Destiny Boccone, 20, of Boonsboro, Md., were...
  • Local beer brewer battle!

    Local beer brewer battle!
    Allentown's Ruckus bids for a brewery project also eyed by Bethlehem, a move making rivals out of the two cities in a competition for a California beer-maker ... The typical CEO of a major American company makes 331 times as much money as the average...
  • Free coffee at Wawa to mark 50th anniversary

    Free coffee at Wawa to mark 50th anniversary
    When Susan Powell arrived for her shift at the Lehigh Street Wawa in Allentown just before 7 a.m. Wednesday, she couldn't find a space to park. "I was debating if I should turn around and go home," the Allentown resident joked. The crowds were...
  • PPL a representative example of wage gap

    The typical CEO of a major American company makes 331 times as much money as the average worker, according to an AFL-CIO report released Tuesday. That makes Allentown electric company PPL Corp. a representative example of the wage gap the labor union...
  • Fitness club demise represents the loss of a true Lehigh Valley treasure

    It's not business, to paraphrase Michael Corleone. It's strictly personal. The Westend Racquet, Swim & Fitness Club in South Whitehall Township, along with its sister fitness clubs created over recent decades by John Brinson, were among the best...
  • Allentown's Ruckus bids for project eyed by Bethlehem

    Bethlehem has some local competition in its bid to tap into the craft brewery boom by landing Stone Brewing Co. It's from Allentown, of course. That's nothing new for the Lehigh Valley cities, which have aggressively competed over the last decade...
  • Group with local ties wins battle to buy 1st Mariner

    Group with local ties wins battle to buy 1st Mariner
    In a surprising reversal, last week's losing bidder for 1st Mariner Bank got approval Tuesday to buy it — preserving the city's largest independent bank as a Baltimore-based institution. The group of investors, a mix of locals and out-of-state...
  • Southern Lehigh: Later start time at high school a 'non-starter'

    A high school freshman's suggestion to change the start time at Southern Lehigh High School is a long shot, involving a shift in thinking across the region, school officials said. "This is a non-starter for one school to do," School Director Thomas...
  • National Penn gives up bid for Baltimore bank

    National Penn gives up bid for Baltimore bank
    National Penn Bancshares of Allentown dropped out of the running to acquire Baltimore's only locally owned bank. The decision came Tuesday after a federal bankruptcy court judge agreed to reopen an auction for 1st Mariner Bank. "Obviously it's been a...
  • Allentown to consider increasing pool rates

    The temperature isn't the only thing on the rise in Allentown as summer approaches. City officials are also poised to increase rates at Allentown's municipal pools for the first time since 2005. The proposal, which will be before Allentown City...