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 2021-03-02 18:32 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Pennsylvania lawmakers urged to improve vaccine distribution for seniors...

Pennsylvania lawmakers are imploring state officials to do better at getting COVID-19 vaccines to seniors while the Health Department says the recent approval of a third vaccine will help...

 2021-03-02 18:28 

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[ Allentown ]

Q&A: Allentown riverfront developers Alex Wright and John Palumbo of Manhattan Building Co....

Q&A with Alex Wright and John M. Palumbo of the Manhattan Building Co., a development company investing in the redevelopment of Allentown's riverfront and nearby neighborhoods....

 2021-03-02 18:22 

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[ Allentown ]

Pennsylvania coronavirus update: CDC allocates new Johnson & Johnson vaccine to Pennsylvania...

The CDC updated its COVID-19 vaccine allocations Tuesday. Pa. will get 384,290 first doses, including more than 100,000 of the new Johnson & Johnson formulation....

 2021-03-02 18:06 

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[ Allentown ]

Victims of unemployment fraud in Pa. are blindsided by tax documents...

Thousands of apparent victims of Pandemic Unemployment Assistance fraud have received unexpected tax documents reporting income to the IRS they never took....

 2021-03-02 17:44 

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[ Allentown ]

Search under way for missing Catasauqua woman with Alzheimer’s...

Authorities are looking for 71-year-old Judith Hawkey. She is an Alzheimer's patient, walks with a cane and may be confused about her surroundings....

 2021-03-02 17:30 

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[ Allentown ]

Readers React: Leave emergency powers with governor...

Reader: Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff's recent editorial on curbing the governor's emergency powers sounds nice in theory. In reality, not so much....

 2021-03-02 17:26 

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[ Allentown ]

Missing 86-year-old man returns home safely, state police say...

Godfrey Paul returned to his Allen Township home around noon Tuesday, authorities say....

 2021-03-02 17:06 

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[ Allentown ]

Live concerts are in bloom this spring at ArtsQuest...

ArtsQuest has added nine live events to its April and May schedule, all of which will be on sale to the public byFriday, March 5, at 10 a.m....

 2021-03-02 17:00 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

East Super Regional wrestling: Predictions, breaking down all the brackets...

East Super Regional wrestling: Predictions, breaking down all the brackets...

 2021-03-02 16:59 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Local Movie Connection: Daniel Dae Kim, Kate Micucci give voice to key roles in current offerings...

Daniel Dae Kim, Kate Micucci star in a trio of current projects....

 2021-03-02 16:35 

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[ Allentown ]

Some of Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 restrictions were eased this week. Here’s what it means and what restrictions are still in place...

Here's an update on Pennsylvania's COVID-19 restrictions....

 2021-03-02 16:12 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Readers React: Workers deserve a decent minimum wage...

Reader: Shameful for Republicans to think the people of the U.S. don't deserve a decent working wage but the corporations and the rich do....

 2021-03-02 15:45 

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[ Allentown ]

Crowbar-wielding burglar breaks into Moore Township gas station, stealing cartons of cigarettes; police want help identifying him...

The individual police say broke into the Blue Star gas station early Monday morning took cartons of cigarettes and rolled coins, according to authorities....

 2021-03-02 15:30 

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[ Allentown ]

Readers React: Constitutional amendments are just distractions...

Reader: Amendments to the Pennsylvania Constitution that would limit the governor's authority in an emergency is a bad idea....

 2021-03-02 14:43 

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[ Allentown ]

‘Breakfast for dinner’: French toast, omelets and other brunch favorites to make prime-time debut at Allentown brewery...

Enjoy French toast, omelets and other brunch favorites in the evening when an Allentown brewery debuts its weekly "brunch" dinner menu on Tuesday....

 2021-03-02 14:30 

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[ Allentown ]

Readers React: Limbaugh mocked blacks and people dying of AIDS...

Reader: Rush Limbaugh referred to 12-year-old Chelsea Clinton as a dog, claimed Michael J. Fox was exaggerating his Parkinson's disease in a political ad, ridiculed Black people, mocked gay people dying of AIDS....

 2021-03-02 14:08 

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[ Allentown ]

Where is OraSure’s COVID-19 rapid self-test? Bethlehem company plans to file for emergency authorization this month...

By the end of this month, Bethlehem-based OraSure Technologies Inc. plans to seek emergency use authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its long-awaited COVID-19 rapid self-test....

 2021-03-02 14:00 

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[ Allentown ]

Your View: Why it’s critical that we can differentiate fact from fiction...

Op-ed: When a president is capable of undermining our best journalists, we need to know how to separate fact from opinion and, moreover, fact from fiction....

 2021-03-02 13:46 

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[ Allentown ]

Spring outlook: Warmer-than-average temperatures may take hold in Lehigh Valley, but what about severe weather?...

Spring may trend slightly warmer than average across the Lehigh Valley, according to an outlook from Empire Weather, which provides localized forecasts for The Morning Call....

 2021-03-02 13:37 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

District 11 swimming fields expanding due to state easing indoor restrictions...

District 11 swimming fields expanding due to state easing indoor restrictions...

 2021-03-02 13:30 

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[ Allentown ]

Readers React: LANTA helped work out wheelchair issues...

Reader: Being persistent and working with LANTA officials helped this wheelchair user to ride the bus system....

 2021-03-02 13:03 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Who are the women who have made a difference in the Lehigh Valley?...

We're looking for nominations from Lehigh Valley residents for a list of the women who deserve to be recognized in honor of Women's History Month for their positive impact on the community....

 2021-03-02 13:00 

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[ Allentown ]

Cut funding to Pennsylvania charter schools - but don’t stop there...

Column: Reforming charter school funding isn't the only change needed to fairly fund all public schools in Pennsylvania....

 2021-03-02 12:00 

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[ Allentown ]

Allentown School District forbids searches of students that expose private parts...

Allentown School District is prohibiting searches of students that involve exposure of the child's private parts....

 2021-03-02 11:00 

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[ Allentown ]

Demolition underway at former Rodale building in Emmaus, will make way for townhomes and apartments...

Demolition of a former Rodale building in Emmaus has begun....

 2021-03-02 10:47 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Damaging winds buffet Lehigh Valley, knocking out power to hundreds...

March came in like a lion as high winds knocked out power to hundreds of Lehigh Valley customers overnight....

 2021-03-02 07:32 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Boys basketball top 10 team rankings: A final look at the area’s best before District 11 crowns its champions...

Executive Education remains No. 1 and the favorite to win a third straight district gold, but the best of the rest seem evenly matched...

 2021-03-02 05:01 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Lehigh Valley Flashback March 2: In 1985, Easton’s Jack Cuvo wins fourth straight wrestling crown...

A look back at Lehigh Valley sports stories over the years from March 2, featuring Ken Lacey, Rick Kocher, Antoine Hubbard, Kathy Beck, Amy Ender, Patti Oakes, Karen Schellin, Jack Cuvo, Russ Rohrbach, Duane Peoples, Mike Molitorisz, Ralph Sampson. Joe Lu...

 2021-03-02 03:13 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Monday’s Lehigh Valley varsity results and Tuesday’s schedule...

Local results for Monday, March 1 and local schedule for Tuesday, March 2....

 2021-03-02 02:51 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Phillies Spring Training: Aaron Nola knocks off the rust in tie with Orioles...

Aaron Nola allowed two runs in two innings Monday as the Phillies played out a 4-4 tie with the Baltimore Orioles at BayCare Ballpark....

 2021-03-02 02:34 

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[ Allentown ]

Bench powers Sixers to rout of Pacers...

Shake Milton scored 26 points, Furkan Korkmaz had 19 and the reserves sparked the Philadelphia 76ers to 130-114 win over the Indiana Pacers on Monday night....

 2021-03-02 01:04 

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[ Allentown ]

Allentown man charged with participating in Capitol attack...

An Allentown man is facing federal charges in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol in Washington....

 2021-03-02 00:54 

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[ Allentown ]

‘Be your own kind of beautiful’: New salon and boutique set to bloom in downtown Easton...

Like the vibrant flowers of spring, a new salon and boutique is set to blossom in the coming months in downtown Easton....

 2021-03-02 00:30 

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[ Allentown ]

Frustration continues for Easton athletes as boys and girls basketball teams won’t get to play in districts...

Even though a petition had more than 1,000 signatures, Easton Area School District coronavirus requirements prohibit the Red Rovers from being in districts....

 2021-03-02 00:15 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Flyers steeled for unique three-game set in Pittsburgh...

Flyers head to Pittsburgh for rare three-game road series against Penguins....

 2021-03-01 23:49 

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[ Allentown ]

‘There’s a lot of good things about this vaccine: ’ Lehigh Valley health official says Johnson & Johnson single-shot will be easier to distribute...

The first doses of Johnson & Johnson's single-shot COVID-19 vaccine have been shipped and though it is unclear when it will arrive in the Lehigh Valley, local health care providers and public health experts say the new vaccine will be a game-changer t...

 2021-03-01 23:15 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

District 11 girls basketball tournament: Schedule and predictions...

District 11 girls basketball tournament begins Tuesday with Class 6A first-round action....

 2021-03-01 21:42 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

‘Violence for violence’s sake’: Pair who admitted to brutal baseball beating, robbery on College Hill receive 10 to 20 years in state prison...

"She should get over it," one of the defendants said of the victim who was beaten with a bat, stomped on and shot with a BB gun during the attack. "The fact that she is even breathing should be enough. She should be happy with that."...

 2021-03-01 21:30 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

South Whitehall public works employees end strike after voting to accept contract...

Striking public works employees in South Whitehall Township are returning to work Tuesday after agreeing to a contract and in anticipation of township commissioners' approval on Wednesday....

 2021-03-01 21:09 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

High school wrestling rankings: Three new No. 1s, more shuffling entering Super Regionals...

High school wrestling rankings: Three new No. 1s, more shuffling entering Super Regionals...

 2021-03-01 20:26 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Pennsylvania COVID-19 teacher vaccinations pressing issue as state seeks to measure education progress lost to virus...

State education officials on Monday told lawmakers they are working on tools school districts will use to measure huge gaps in education progress caused by COVID-19 disruptions, even as urgent talks about teacher vaccinations continue....

 2021-03-01 20:17 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

XPO closing Easton-area distribution center, affecting more than 1,000 workers. Company hopes to rehire many of them...

XPO Logistics is closing one of its distribution centers in Palmer Township, a move that will affect more than 1,000 workers — though the third-party logistics provider hopes to reassign many of them to its other Lehigh Valley facilities....

 2021-03-01 20:02 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Peanut butter lovers rejoice: Reese’s announces new confection, sans chocolate...

Reese's officials announce new peanut butter cup, without the chocolate....

 2021-03-01 20:02 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Bethlehem Public Library needs yearbooks to compile 100-year-history of Liberty High School graduating classes...

The Bethlehem Public Library is looking for yearbooks to fill gaps in its collection. The books are being collected as part of the celebration of Liberty High School's 100th graduating class in 2022....

 2021-03-01 19:44 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

MAP: Pennsylvania coronavirus cases in nursing homes in each county...

See how many coronavirus cases and deaths at nursing homes have been reported in each of Pennsylvania's 67 counties....

 2021-03-01 19:30 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Pennsylvania coronavirus update: New case rate increases slightly, more vaccine flows into state...

Moving average of new coronavirus cases increased for the first time in two weeks. The rate of COVID-related deaths continues to decline as a record amount of vaccine pours into state....

 2021-03-01 19:22 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Pennsylvania Chief Justice Thomas Saylor to relinquish Supreme Court’s top post months before he retires...

Pennsylvania will have a new chief justice as of April 1....

 2021-03-01 19:20 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Lehigh Valley sports fans, concert-goers see ray of hope as crowd restrictions ease...

For Lehigh Valley sports and concert fans, the news that Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf loosened crowd size restrictions is a ray of hope in a year that's seen virtually no in-person games or large concerts....

 2021-03-01 17:54 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

State police warn of burglars posing as water testers in Bucks County...

State police say the burglary occurred Feb. 19 in the 2100 block of Spinnerstown Road in Milford Township....

 2021-03-01 17:42 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Need a job? Popcorn manufacturer is opening a Lehigh Valley site and needs workers...

Weaver Popcorn Manufacturing is holding a hiring event from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at CareerLink Lehigh Valley, 555 Union Blvd. in Allentown, to fill positions at its new site in Bethlehem Township....

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