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 2021-02-12 19:37 

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The loss of the EPC boys basketball tournament: ‘Our kids were sad to hear that news’...

While EPC tournament was canceled, Colonial and Schuylkill leagues are going forward with their postseason events...

 2021-02-12 18:05 

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[ Allentown ]

Downtown Allentown loses two more restaurants amid the coronavirus pandemic...

Downtown Allentown's dining scene recently took two more hits a permanent restaurant closure and the temporary closure of another restaurant that plans to relocate as the coronavirus pandemic continues to present challenges for small business owners....

 2021-02-12 17:34 

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[ Allentown ]

Lehigh Valley IronPigs are part of new Triple-A East League...

Lehigh Valley IronPigs part of new Triple-A East League...

 2021-02-12 17:30 

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[ Allentown ]

Readers React: Valley loses a great doctor...

Reader: The Lehigh Valley has lost a great physician and I have lost a good friend. All the physicians who knew Dr. Joseph Nader were in awe of his dedication....

 2021-02-12 16:41 

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[ Allentown ]

Boys basketball: Becahi’s comeback kid Edixon Gomez is player of the week, plus updated EPC and Colonial standings...

Bethlehem Catholic's Edixon Gomez missed all of last season with a torn ACL, but is making up for lost time...

 2021-02-12 16:30 

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[ Allentown ]

Readers React: Enact laws against dog fighting known as ‘trunking’...

Reader: Kudos to the New Jersey Senate for supporting a law that will make "trunking" a third-degree felony....

 2021-02-12 16:03 

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[ Allentown ]

Freedom grad, Dwayne Johnson for president? NBC sitcom ‘Young Rock’ (premiering Tuesday) plays with showbiz candidacy...

A coming-of-age story inspired by the former pro wrestler's colorful but challenging childhood and teen years in Bethlehem, "Young Rock" is framed by the adult Johnson's reflections on his life as he stumps for office. The show premiers 8 ...

 2021-02-12 15:30 

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[ Allentown ]

Readers React: Why does anyone believe claims of voter fraud?...

Reader: Trump cannot and will not believe he was defeated so he is using claims of voter fraud to soothe his bruised ego. Why does anyone believe this man?...

 2021-02-12 15:19 

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[ Allentown ]

Dun & Bradstreet latest Lehigh Valley company to cut back on office space amid COVID-19 pandemic...

Commercial data provider Dun & Bradstreet has put the third floor of its three-story office building in Upper Saucon Township up for sublease, according to a marketing brochure from commercial real estate services firm CBRE....

 2021-02-12 15:05 

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[ Allentown ]

Top 5 things to do this weekend: Chocolate trail, ‘Suzanne’s’ love story, romance in art and on the rails, and Cupid’s Chase...

Bethlehem's Chocolate Trail returns, and 'Married, Engaged and Suzanne' join the Cupid's Chase 5K, a day at the museum and on the rails....

 2021-02-12 15:00 

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[ Allentown ]

What’s closed, what’s open on Presidents Day in the Lehigh Valley, plus how to save at major retailers...

Presidents Day: Here's what's open and closed in the Lehigh Valley. Like everything else this year, the holiday may look a bit different as the coronavirus pandemic continues, but many people will still have the day off....

 2021-02-12 15:00 

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[ Allentown ]

Talking Business with Don Cunningham: Saying goodbye to an old friend...

Talking Business with Don Cunningham: A look back at Dixie Cup in the Lehigh Valley...

 2021-02-12 14:53 

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[ Allentown ]

‘Prime time’ again for Bruce Castor: After Tuesday’s belly-flop, Montgomery County lawyer defending Trump returns for impeachment trial...

Bruce Castor's moment in the national glare as Trump's defense lawyer in the impeachment trial, televised from the well of the Senate chamber, was seen as an ambling and at times aimless hourlong disquisition in search of a point....

 2021-02-12 14:30 

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[ Allentown ]

Readers React: Support local green initiatives...

Reader: I agree with Becky Bradley and statements made in her article entitled "'Going green' is an investment in our economy"...

 2021-02-12 14:00 

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[ Allentown ]

Commentary: Why Black History Month matters more than ever...

Column: We need Black History Month. The country is not at a place where it shouldn't exist....

 2021-02-12 13:55 

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[ Allentown ]

Allentown School District prepares to offer hybrid learning in April...

The Allentown school board agreed to buy 1,210 Lenovo laptops, web cameras and other technology in order to prepare for hybrid classes....

 2021-02-12 13:30 

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[ Allentown ]

Readers React: Congresswoman Greene offers bizarre justification...

Reader: Here is an elected member of Congress, refusing to take responsibility for what she believed....

 2021-02-12 13:11 

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[ Allentown ]

On Valentine’s Day, love doesn’t stop because of a pandemic...

On Valentine's Day, love doesn't stop because of a pandemic....

 2021-02-12 13:00 

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[ Allentown ]

Lehigh Valley spent $1.5 million more for 2020 election than 2016. It could be the new norm....

Because of unexpected changes in how Pennsylvanians selected their elected officials and the COVID-19 crisis, both Lehigh and Northampton counties blew past their 2020 election budgets by about $900,000....

 2021-02-12 12:58 

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[ Allentown ]

What will Eagles’ identity be under new coaching staff?...

Eagles seeking new identity under mostly new coaches....

 2021-02-12 12:30 

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[ Allentown ]

Readers React: Allentown needs to improve its snow removal...

Reader: My husband and I were out Friday morning and we happened to drive down West Hamilton Street in Allentown. I was in total disbelief of the condition of the street....

 2021-02-12 12:20 

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[ Allentown ]

Allentown teen charged with attempted homicide in Thursday shooting...

A 17-year-old Allentown teen has been charged with attempted murder in connection to a Thursday shooting in the city....

 2021-02-12 12:00 

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[ Allentown ]

Colonial League football’s college commitment list includes The Morning Call’s top offensive, defensive players...

Colonial League football's college commitment list...

 2021-02-12 11:39 

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[ Allentown ]

New exhibit, celebrating Black History Month, shines spotlight on Allentown’s Femi Johnson...

"Blackboard Veve Painting" is now on display through March 21 at the ARTHAUS Gallery on Hamilton Street in Allentown. The exhibit is part of the gallery's celebration of Black History Month....

 2021-02-12 11:00 

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[ Allentown ]

Vaccine registration software creates headaches for Lehigh Valley health bureaus...

Vicky Kistler, the Allentown Health Bureau's director, said before they stopped using PrepMod in late January they encountered front end issues like people being able to sign up for non-AHB clinics as well as problems on the back end like PropMed gene...

 2021-02-12 10:57 

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[ Allentown ]

Plane slides off taxiway at Pittsburgh Airport; no injuries...

A plane with 77 people on board slid off a taxiway before takeoff at Pittsburgh International Airport, but no injuries were reported....

 2021-02-12 10:35 

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[ Allentown ]

A ‘smorgasbord’ of wintry weather ahead, with an icy mess possible for Lehigh Valley area...

Winter storms on repeat: The mid-Atlantic region could see "a whole smorgasbord of winter weather" this weekend and beyond, says the National Weather Service, with ice featured prominently in the forecast for the first time since this active patte...

 2021-02-12 06:36 

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[ Allentown ]

Portland prevails over Sixers with strong fourth quarter...

Joel Embiid leads 76ers with 35 points but host Trail Blazers hold on for 118-114 victory...

 2021-02-12 05:01 

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[ Allentown ]

Lehigh Valley Flashback Feb. 12: In 1990, Michelle Marciniak sets Central Catholic scoring mark...

A look back at Lehigh Valley sports stories over the years from Feb. 12, featuring Steve Olizarowicz, Joe Gower, A.C. Demidont, Michelle Marciniak, Monica McCaffrey, Ned Bolcar, Litt Hyman, Patti Sikorski, Dave Young, Bill Lentz, Hal Wagner, Terry German,...

 2021-02-12 03:45 

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[ Allentown ]

Boys basketball classic: Becahi survives two Nate Ellis buzzer-beaters to top Allen in OT...

Allen has dropped three of its last four games after a 4-0 start...

 2021-02-12 03:17 

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[ Allentown ]

Thursday’s Lehigh Valley Varsity Results and Friday’s Schedule...

LV Scores and Stats from February 11th....

 2021-02-12 02:44 

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[ Allentown ]

Allentown man with autism reported missing...

Allentown police are looking for Jeferson Velazquez-Garcia, an autistic man who walked away from home Thursday....

 2021-02-12 02:18 

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[ Allentown ]

School groups to Gov. Wolf: Vaccinate teachers ASAP...

An unusual coalition of education groups — from superintendents and school boards to teachers unions — asked Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf on Thursday to prioritize school staff for the COVID-19 vaccine, calling it an "absolutely essential...

 2021-02-12 00:56 

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[ Allentown ]

Fast-food restaurant and credit union among additions proposed for Bethlehem’s Westgate Mall...

A fast-food restaurant and credit union are the newest tenants proposed for the Westgate Mall in West Bethlehem....

 2021-02-12 00:46 

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[ Allentown ]

Bethlehem Health Bureau adding new COVID-19 vaccination appointments...

The Bethlehem Health Bureau will add additional COVID-19 vaccine appointments to their clinic schedule on Fridays....

 2021-02-12 00:32 

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[ Allentown ]

‘Axe-citing’ times ahead: BYOB axe-throwing facility, opening soon in Allentown, to chop through pandemic blues...

A new business is bringing cutting-edge fun to downtown Allentown....

 2021-02-12 00:27 

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[ Allentown ]

Girls Basketball Notebook: Liberty dedicates season to late assistant coach...

The Liberty High School girls basketball team has dedicated the season to assistant coach Mike Atkinson, who died on Feb. 3....

 2021-02-11 23:49 

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[ Allentown ]

Mothers of teens arrested in melee at Whitehall-Coplay basketball game ask court to allow refiling of racial discrimination claims...

The mothers of two Black students who sued Whitehall-Coplay School District and police after a chaotic brawl at a high school basketball game last year want to be allowed to refile racial discrimination claims....

 2021-02-11 23:48 

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[ Allentown ]

Allentown shooting leads to police chase, several suspects detained, gun found...

A Thursday afternoon shooting led to Allentown police chasing a vehicle, detaining several suspects and finding a gun....

 2021-02-11 23:39 

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[ Allentown ]

Girls Basketball: Player of the Week, top 10 rankings, standings and stats...

Northampton senior Morgan Sterner is averaging 16.4 points per game...

 2021-02-11 21:59 

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[ Allentown ]

Quakertown wrestling’s Dom DeFalco and Nazareth basketball’s Courtney Paulson are Athlete of the Week winners...

Quakertown wrestler Dom DeFalco and Nazareth basketball player Courtney Paulson are our Athlete of the Week winners....

 2021-02-11 21:43 

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[ Allentown ]

Distribution center proposed at the northeastern ‘gateway to Allentown’...

A. Duie Pyle wants to build a 327,000-square-foot distribution center at Airport Road and American Parkway, the northeastern entrance to Allentown....

 2021-02-11 21:07 

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[ Allentown ]

Phillies agree to minor-league deals with veteran reliever Brandon Kintzler, outfielder Matt Joyce...

Veteran reliever Brandon Kintzler and outfielder Matt Joyce, both of whom spent last season with the upstart Miami Marlins, will report to spring training next week and compete for spots on the opening-day roster...

 2021-02-11 21:01 

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[ Allentown ]

Phillies Spring Training: Battle for center-field job should include Odubel Herrera...

Roman Quinn, Adam Haseley, and Scott Kingery, the three players who combined to make 56 starts in 60 games last season, will definitely be in the mix, but none of them will enter camp as the front-runner....

 2021-02-11 20:59 

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[ Allentown ]

Missing Bethlehem Township teen located...

Idayah James, 17, of Bethlehem Township, who'd been missing since Oct. 15, was found unharmed Thursday in Philadelphia....

 2021-02-11 20:58 

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[ Allentown ]

NCAA basketball tournament: This year’s bracketology not as crazy as you might think...

Must be impossible for the NCAA men's basketball tournament selection committee to do its job in this pandemic season? Nope, not buying it all, says the guy who invented bracketology....

 2021-02-11 20:52 

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[ Allentown ]

Callers swamp new Allentown hotline: A sign of frustration with COVID vaccination efforts...

Column: A new Allentown Health Bureau hotline is being overrun by a confused, frustrated, vaccine-hungry public....

 2021-02-11 19:51 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Easton woman stabs self with steak knife in district courtroom, judge says...

After the 59-year-old woman learned she was going to be sent to jail on a bail violation, she pulled a steak knife from her bra and stabbed herself twice, according to District Judge Robert Hawke....

 2021-02-11 18:55 

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[ Allentown ]

Lehigh Valley real estate agent Christopher Raad named president of Pennsylvania Realtors group...

Lehigh Valley broker Christopher G. Raad is this year's president of the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors....

 2021-02-11 18:35 

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[ Allentown ]

Pennsylvania official says surge in drug use killing nearly 13 people a day; 2020 could be worst year for overdose deaths...

A pandemic-related surge in drug use across Pennsylvania is leading to roughly 13 deaths a day and may make 2020 the worst year in recent history for drug deaths, state Secretary of Drug and Alcohol Programs Jennifer Smith testified Thursday....

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