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  • Will PPL spinoff Talen Energy bolt Allentown?

    Allentown is engaged in a high-stakes effort to keep PPL Corp.'s soon-to-be-created power generation and marketing spinoff company Talen Energy in its Neighborhood Improvement Zone. In a July filing with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, which...
  • Arrest warrant filed in Allentown stabbing

    Allentown police identified a suspect in a weekend stabbing that required emergency surgery to remove a piece of a knife blade stuck in the victim. An arrest warrant was filed Monday charging Jose Santana, 48, of Allentown, with attempted homicide and...
  • Gas leak prompts hotel evacuation near Airport Road

    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...
  • Woman charged with driving around in stolen car

    A 24-year-old woman was caught Monday driving a stolen car in Allentown, according to court records. Brittany N. Sierra of Sellersville was stopped at 11:45 a.m. in the 400 block of North Fifth Street by an Auto Theft Task Force detective running license...
  • What's new at the Allentown Fair?

    What's new at the Allentown Fair?
    Much of the appeal of the Allentown Fair is how much remains dependably the same. Its carnival rides and attractions (which still cover the largest part of the fairgrounds). Its Labor Day run. And especially its agricultural heritage, with livestock...
  • Sage Stauffer Memorial Tournament makes Catasauqua High School a soccer village

    Sage Stauffer Memorial Tournament makes Catasauqua High School a soccer village
    Stopped by Catasauqua High School today and was amazed by what I saw -- soccer games and soccer players everywhere. It was all for the fourth annual Sage Stauffer Memorial Soccer Tournament where a record 93 teams were participating. They were boys...
  • Save the dates for these Lehigh Valley events

    GOLF & TENNIS BENEFIT: The Good Shepherd Golf & Tennis Invitational for Pediatrics gets a 10:30 a.m. shotgun start Sept. 8 at Lehigh Country Club. The tennis tournament begins at 11 a.m. The fundraiser for the Good Shepherd Pediatric Program includes an...
  • Shopping Scout

    VCR repair: Nancy of Whitehall is looking for someone to repair a VCR (RCA). T-shirts: Karen of Whitehall is looking for adult medium, plain charcoal heather T-shirts. "I'm looking for any brand with tag at the neck," she said. Milton Bradley game:...
  • Palmer man soars with jet team at Lehigh Valley Airshow

    On his 1965 album "That Was the Year That Was," then 37-year-old musical comedian Tom Lehrer joked, "It is a sobering thought, for example, that when Mozart was my age he'd been dead for two years." Talking to 31-year-old Jared Isaacman, you can feel...
  • Provide assistance for elderly shoppers

    When I shop for groceries, I am heartbroken to see the elderly trying to do their own shopping without help (independence threatened?). But I feel they most every time look stressed, wander the aisles, are not sure if they have enough money, can't reach...
  • Top 3 Concerts: Motley Crue, Pitbull, Uproar Festival/Godsmack

    MOTLEY CRUE Motley Crue first played Allentown Fairgrounds in a non-fair show nearly 30 years ago, right after the 1985 release of its third album, "Theatre of Pain." That album pushed the group to superstar status, hitting quadruple platinum with the...