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  • Court program pairs abused kids with volunteers

    A Lehigh County Court program that pairs community members with abused and neglected children is seeking volunteers. Court Appointed Special Advocates gather information for county judges hearing dependency cases and attend court hearings. They spend...
  • Chief: Stolen car found, woman still missing following Upper Saucon home invasion

    A Mercedes-Benz stolen during an Upper Saucon home-invasion robbery was recovered Thursday in Allentown, but the township's police chief said the whereabouts of a woman who went missing after the robbery remains a mystery. Upper Saucon police Chief...
  • After SportsFest golf win, Becahi's Barker turns attention to Oakmont

    J.T. Barker has heard the U.S. Open stories about Oakmont Country Club, and frankly, he loves them. The more difficult the golf course, the better he plays. "I heard the members slow down the greens and cut the rough for the U.S. Open, so I can't wait...
  • Police: Pants on the ground leads to arrest of drunken hit-run suspect

    An intoxicated hit-and-run suspect tried running from Allentown police but surrendered after his pants fell down to his ankles, according to court records. Larry Darby, 57, of Upper Saucon, allegedly rear-ended a woman's car at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the...
  • Ben Franklin funds technology startups

    Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania has approved $600,000 in loans and grants for 10 companies and manufacturers, the organization announced Monday. Seven recipients awarded loans are based in the Lehigh Valley: •...
  • Hanover Township, FedEx hash out traffic concerns

    Concerned that Hanover Township, Lehigh County, will get much of the traffic from a proposed FedEx Ground facility in Allen Township but none of the tax revenue, Hanover officials sat down Wednesday with representatives of the developer to hash out...
  • Bad break for Bradford Street motorists

    Q: When Bradford Street in Allentown reopened last November after being closed due to the construction of American Parkway Bridge, I was surprised to find that it was one-way. Is this permanent? At one point I thought Bradford was going to be closed...
  • Judge drops baggy pants citation

    In a case that pitted urban fashionistas against proponents of courtroom civility, a Lehigh County judge on Thursday tossed out a contempt-of-court citation against an Alburtis teen who showed up for a hearing in low pants. Adam Dennis, 18, was in...
  • Allentown, Northampton County 911 to share equipment

    Allentown and Northampton County have struck an agreement to share 911 technology, a move that will comply with a state mandate but also strengthen the system in the event of a natural disaster, officials said Wednesday. The agreement, which Allentown...
  • Allentown officials: Fire, police budget transfers were above board

    Allentown officials responded Wednesday to accusations leveled against them by a councilwoman that money was misappropriated from the city's fire and police department budgets. Councilwoman Jeanette Eichenwald last month raised questions at a council...
  • The Morning Call a founding partner of Phantoms

    The Morning Call, the Lehigh Valley's largest news organization and an institution of downtown Allentown, was named a founding partner of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, the minor league hockey team scheduled to begin playing this fall in a new arena just...