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  • Allentown woman found dead in Little Lehigh Creek is identified

    Allentown woman found dead in Little Lehigh Creek is identified
    An Allentown woman was found dead Monday morning in the city's Little Lehigh Creek, police said. Rhonda J. Russ, 47, of the 800 block of South Jefferson Street, was found floating in the creek, Lehigh County Coroner Scott Grim said. A person on a Lehigh...
  • Man shot on Allentown street isn't helping investigators, police say

    An Allentown police officer heard a man screaming in the street Monday night and discovered the man had been shot in the back, police said. The man was rushed to a hospital with a wound that did not appear life-threatening, police said. The shooting...
  • Allentown zoning board makes no ruling on Two City Center sign

    A decision that could have an impact on the look of downtown Allentown has been put on hold. On Monday evening, the city's Zoning Hearing Board delayed deciding on a proposed 172-square-foot digital billboard on the newly constructed Two City Center....
  • Northampton County officials cracking down on lies and forgery in court

    James A. Dougherty was called before a Northampton County judge in February to explain why he had stopped paying child support. He allegedly told the judge he was unable to work for medical reasons, but members of the county domestic relations staff were...
  • Architect's vision: New life for downtown Catasauqua

    For more than a decade, Vincent Smith has sought to fill the four-block hole in the heart of Catasauqua. Last week, the Borough Council president saw renderings of what the long-awaited transplant might look like. From brick facades, windows...
  • Astronauts recall moon landing on anniversary

    Lehigh Valley's very own astronaut, Lt. Col. Terry Hart, was on hand at the Da Vinci Center in Allentown Sunday afternoon to help celebrate the 45th anniversary of the first moon landing. Hart, a Lehigh University engineering professor and alumnus,...
  • Nazareth claims pair of hoops titles at SportsFest

    Nazareth claims pair of hoops titles at SportsFest
    The new alignment in the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference places Nazareth in a challenging "suburban" division for both girls and boys basketball. The Blue Eagles will be competing twice-per-season against Central Catholic, Emmaus, Parkland, Whitehall...
  • Don LoCicero: End lifetime appointments to Supreme Court

    I understand the thinking followed by the framers of our Constitution when they decided that Supreme Court justices should be appointed for life. Their primary reason was to limit the power of the executive branch of government and to prevent the...
  • ESYC Elite basketball program gets another title, this time at SportsFest

    The East Side Youth Center Elite AAU basketball program has made noise on the regional and national level in recent years. In fact, just last weekend, the ESYC Elite 12U team won the AAU Division III national title for sixth-graders. But on Sunday,...
  • It may only be summer, but Parkland has its fans already excited about next hoops season

    It may only be summer, but Parkland has its fans already excited about next hoops season
    Mark Smith stood at the fence rimming what is known as Court 2 at Allentown's Cedar Beach on Sunday afternoon and smiled at what he saw all around him. Smith, a former Allen High athlete and coach, actually was the one who had the idea of holding...
  • IronPigs refreshed for 22-games-in-20-day stretch

     
    IronPigs manager Dave Brundage couldn’t wait to get home earlier this week in Buford, Ga. But a part of him was apprehensive, even though he hadn’t seen his wife and three children in weeks. “I was a little bit afraid when I got home...