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South Whitehall Township

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  • 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...
  • LANTA steering more hybrid buses onto Valley roadways

    Q: I am now retired, but during my Road Warrior days I took the LANTA bus from South Whitehall Township to downtown Allentown. (I also rode my bike for a real warrior experience, but that is for another day.) Since my retirement, LANTA has acquired hybrid...
  • Motorist splashes into Allentown Eighth St. flooding and car stops

    A man driving his daughter's car on South Eighth Street in Allentown during Monday evening's heavy rains got caught under a railroad bridge in 3 or 4 feet of flood water. Reinaldo Varona, 62, of Brooklyn, N.Y., was on Eighth Street just south of Tioga...
  • With 789 outages after crash, South Whitehall closes road for PPL crew

    South Whitehall Township police have announced that a car crash that split a utility pole Monday night has forced them to close a section of Mauch Chunk Road until around noon Tuesday. A westbound car on Presidential Drive crossed over Mauch Chunk...
  • Events planned around the Lehigh Valley area

    LEHIGH COUNTY CEDAR CREST COLLEGE, 100 College Drive, Allentown, will partner with Future Stars Day Camp to offer four day-camps: Dance, week of July 14; Design and Technical Theatre, week of July 21; CSI, week of July 28; and Acting and Improvisation,...
  • Cedarbrook workers slated for raise under proposed contract

    Cedarbrook nursing home workers are slated for small raises in a new three-year contract that would also reduce sick days and increase their contributions toward health coverage. The contract would cover about 523 employees ranging from nurses and nurse'...
  • Without gun control, another school shooting awaits

    OK, enough bloodshed in schools. Children in schools have always had difficulty with their emerging emotions and interplay with their peers, but they have never had such ready access to firearms. We all know that the adolescent brain has not developed...
  • Obama critics distort child border crisis

    Abuse rains down daily on President Obama about the border crisis. Smug columnists and ill-informed citizens accuse him of creating the flood of unaccompanied minors arriving in Texas. The media have done a terrible job of explaining this. Obama did...
  • Trash and recycling rebate programs now available to South Whitehall township residents

    Rebate programs through FirstEnergy are now available to South Whitehall Township residents, according to the South Whitehall Township website. Only First Energy, Met-Ed, Penelec and Penn Power customers are eligible to apply for the new rebate program....
  • Man faces charges after drugs found in impounded car

    An Allentown man already charged with dealing drugs is facing more charges after crack cocaine and heroin were found in his impounded Jaguar, according to court records. Javier A. Colon of the 200 block of North Nelson Street was charged June 13 with...
  • Piano teacher Amanda Holt named to Lehigh County Board of Commissioners

    An Upper Macungie Township piano teacher whose court challenge forced the state Legislature to redo legislative district maps was chosen by the Lehigh County commissioners to fill the vacant seat left by the resignation of Scott Ott. Amanda Holt, 31,...