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 2021-02-17 21:06 

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[ Allentown ]

Lehigh Valley could see up to 9 inches of snow, winter storm warning issued...

Lehigh Valley in line for up to 8 inches of snow beginning Thursday...

 2021-02-17 21:04 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Can Flyers compete without Voracek, Giroux, Laughton and other top players vs. Rangers?...

For Thursday night's home game against the New York Rangers, the pandemic-strapped Flyers will be without six of their best players Claude Giroux, Travis Konecny, Jake Voracek, Oskar Lindblom, Scott Laughton and Justin Braun all in COVID-19 protocol....

 2021-02-17 20:50 

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[ Allentown ]

At least 7 people shot near SEPTA station in north Philadelphia...

Police say at least seven people have been injured by gunfire near a transit station in north Philadelphia, police said....

 2021-02-17 20:44 

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[ Allentown ]

Julio Guridy, longtime Allentown city councilman, formally launches mayoral campaign...

Julio Guridy, Allentown's longest-serving city councilman, this week formally launched his campaign to oust Mayor Ray O'Connell....

 2021-02-17 20:42 

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[ Allentown ]

Boys basketball: The area’s dazzling dozen keeps piling up the points...

Next week's Colonial League boys basketball tournament will feature many of the area's top scorers...

 2021-02-17 19:52 

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[ Allentown ]

Lehigh Valley snow cancellations: Latest list includes Bethlehem COVID-19 vaccine clinic Thursday...

Here is the latest list of snow related cancellations around the Lehigh Valley during the expected snowfall....

 2021-02-17 19:23 

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[ Allentown ]

Lehigh Valley towns declare snow emergencies ahead of expected snowfall...

The latest list of Lehigh Valley cities and towns that have announced snow emergencies and other restrictions ahead of the expected snowstorm....

 2021-02-17 19:16 

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[ Allentown ]

St. Luke’s and Hispanic Center of the Lehigh Valley to give free COVID vaccines...

St. Luke's University Health Network and the Hispanic Center of the Lehigh Valley are partnering to offer free COVID-19 vaccines to South Side Bethlehem and nearby residents ages 65 and older on Friday....

 2021-02-17 18:38 

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[ Allentown ]

Pennsylvania son of conservative activist charged in Capitol riot...

Leo Brent Bozell IV, the son of Brent Bozell III, who founded the Media Research Center, Parents Television Council and other conservative media organizations, has been charged with being inside the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 riot....

 2021-02-17 18:28 

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[ Allentown ]

Pennsylvania coronavirus update: Hospitalizations fall, vaccine first doses to rise by 42,000...

Case, hospitalizations and deaths continue to trend lower while vaccine doses increase....

 2021-02-17 17:51 

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[ Allentown ]

Victaulic acquires manufacturer in north-central Pa. in multimillion dollar deal...

Forks Township manufacturer Victaulic has acquired a manufacturing facility along Pennsylvania's north-central border....

 2021-02-17 17:36 

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[ Allentown ]

Man admits to sexually abusing pair of young girls who attended his wife’s at-home day care in West Easton...

Richard Brian Repsher faces at least 10 to 20 years in state prison for abusing the girls, but a Northampton County Judge said she's inclined to impose a consecutive sentence, which would put him behind bars for as many as 40 years....

 2021-02-17 16:32 

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[ Allentown ]

Pennsylvania joint task force on COVID-19 vaccine focuses on Moderna second-shot shortages...

The allowable time gap between first and second shots of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine has been a focus of Pennsylvania's new joint vaccine task force involving the Wolf administration and members of the state General Assembly, officials said Wednesday...

 2021-02-17 16:30 

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[ Allentown ]

Readers React: Postal Service problems predate Donald Trump...

Reader: Stop blaming Donald Trump for poor mail service....

 2021-02-17 16:30 

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[ Allentown ]

Readers React: Election fraud is the big lie...

Reader: Claims of election fraud are part of the tactic of the "big lie."...

 2021-02-17 16:27 

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[ Allentown ]

Dorney Park has a tentative opening date and is hiring seasonal employees...

The South Whitehall Township amusement park on Wednesday announced it is hiring thousands of seasonal employees for its 2021 season, which is scheduled to open May 22 pending state regulations. It will be the park's 138th operating season, after its p...

 2021-02-17 16:24 

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[ Allentown ]

Best new music picks include Foo Fighters, Waltzer and The Luka State...

Foo Fighters, Waltzer, Made Violent, The Luka State and George Jackson have new musical releases....

 2021-02-17 15:52 

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[ Allentown ]

Former Trump Plaza casino in Atlantic City goes out with a bang...

A spot on the Atlantic City Boardwalk where movie stars, athletes and rock stars used to party — and a future president honed his instincts for bravado and hype — was reduced to a dusty pile of rubble on Wednesday....

 2021-02-17 15:30 

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[ Allentown ]

Readers React: Why didn’t Trump call in National Guard?...

Reader: On Jan. 6, 2021, Trump could not even bother to pick up a phone to send in the National Guard to deal with his insurrectionist mob at the Capitol....

 2021-02-17 14:46 

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[ Allentown ]

Talking Business with Juan Martinez: The importance of a winning mindset and keeping your head down when building your business...

Talking Business with Juan Martinez: A winning mindset can overcome many obstacles...

 2021-02-17 14:30 

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[ Allentown ]

Readers React: PennEast Pipeline project should be rejected...

Reader: Both the changing energy market and the looming climate crisis make the PennEast project a very bad investment and an even worse idea....

 2021-02-17 13:30 

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[ Allentown ]

Readers React: Some threaten to take GOP to a QAnon wilderness...

Reader: Trump and Marjorie Taylor Greene threaten to take the GOP to a grotesque, QAnon wilderness....

 2021-02-17 13:00 

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[ Allentown ]

Charlie Dent and other Republicans mull a new political party. Here’s what it should look like....

Column: Here's what some of the priorities of a new "center right" party should be....

 2021-02-17 12:04 

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[ Allentown ]

11 rescued from flooded streets in Philadelphia following water main break...

Philadelphia water main break: Authorities say at least 11 people were rescued after a large water main break left cars submerged and the area completely flooded...

 2021-02-17 12:00 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

District 11 wrestling: Northern Lehigh’s veteran trio ready against all odds...

District 11 wrestling: Northern Lehigh trio going against all odds...

 2021-02-17 11:42 

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[ Allentown ]

Mac and cheese: Think outside the (blue) box...

Mac and cheese: Tips and tricks on how to make it at home...

 2021-02-17 11:29 

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[ Allentown ]

Whether boom or bust, Lehigh Valley's forecast is a familiar refrain: Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow...

Winter storm watch (again): The weather outside has been frightful and Thursday's forecast sounds like a familiar refrain: Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow. The Lehigh Valley remains under a winter storm watch with the same type of scenario as Fe...

 2021-02-17 11:00 

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[ Allentown ]

Outraged Republicans look to rebuke Sen. Pat Toomey over impeachment vote. Does it matter?...

Northampton County Republicans have already censured Sen. Pat Toomey for supporting the impeachment of Donald Trump. Other Republican officials are now considering similar moves, though it may be shortsided, an expert warns....

 2021-02-17 11:00 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Phantoms’ Friday game moved to next week...

The Phantoms' scheduled game Friday on the road against Binghamton Devils is being pushed back until next week as Lehigh Valley deals with roster constraints from recent recalls to the Flyers' roster and taxi squad,...

 2021-02-17 10:00 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Pennsylvania State Police will escape legislative scrutiny in 2021 budget process...

A decision to not hold budget hearings for Pennsylvania State Police comes after a year dominated by policy brutality protests, and amid concerns about illegal vehicle searches and alleged racial profiling of Latinos by troopers....

 2021-02-17 05:01 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Lehigh Valley Flashback Feb. 17: In 2007, Emmaus grad Aaron Gray scores 1,000th point at Pitt...

A look back at Lehigh Valley sports stories over the years from Feb. 17, featuring Aaron Gray, Jake Waylen, Ed Ott, Ken Oberkfell, Eric Reddick, Ed McCaffrey, Mike Peapos, Charlie Bartolet, Rick Hollister...

 2021-02-17 03:56 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Boys basketball: Central Catholic ‘paints’ itself a victory over Allen...

Allen's Nate Ellis gets milestone, but Central Catholic gets victory in city rivalry game...

 2021-02-17 03:43 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Nestle selling North American water business, which includes 2 Lehigh Valley plants, for $4.3 billion...

The sale includes all of Nestle Waters North America's U.S. factories, warehouses, offices and branches. In the Lehigh Valley, that includes the company's two Breinigsville bottling facilities, which employ about 500 workers....

 2021-02-17 03:32 

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[ Allentown ]

“Young Rock” TV review: Memories of Bethlehem and Freedom High featured in Dwayne Johnson’s NBC sitcom...

Freedom grad Craig Larimer checks in to seeing how Dwayne Johnson's new NBC sitcom "Young Rock" would play out and how our Christmas City neighborhoods would feature in the show....

 2021-02-17 03:05 

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[ Allentown ]

Wilson girls basketball sails past Salisbury...

Makayla Days and Brielle Reidinger led Wilson to a 52-22 Colonial League girls basketball win over improving Salisbury on Tuesday night....

 2021-02-17 02:51 

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[ Allentown ]

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

Lehigh Valley scores and stats from Tuesday, Feb. 16th....

 2021-02-17 01:40 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Black man sues Pa. officer for excessive force, firing weapon...

The 23-year-old Black man filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday, alleging that a White police officer from Raccoon Township — about 30 miles northwest of Pittsburgh — pointed a gun at him from a moving unmarked police car before punching him in the ...

 2021-02-17 01:36 

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[ Allentown ]

Gambler scores $1.1M jackpot on progressive poker game at an Atlantic City casino...

A gambler who hit a $1.1 million jackpot on a progressive poker game after placing a $5 wager at an Atlantic City casino celebrated his win by offering a $50,000 tip to the dealers on shift....

 2021-02-17 01:27 

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[ Allentown ]

New York hedge fund Alden to acquire The Morning Call’s parent company...

Tribune Publishing Co., the Chicago newspaper chain that owns The Morning Call and other major titles such as the Chicago Tribune, New York Daily News and Hartford Courant, announced Tuesday that it has agreed to be acquired by New York hedge fund Alden G...

 2021-02-16 23:31 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

High school wrestling team rankings: PIAA field becoming clearer...

High school wrestling team rankings: PIAA field becoming clearer...

 2021-02-16 22:59 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Lehigh Valley family doctors say COVID-19 vaccine plan wrongly pushes them aside: ‘We know our patients’...

Lehigh Valley family doctors said the latest COVID-19 vaccination plan changes from the Wolf administration make a big mistake by favoring high-efficiency, high-volume vaccine providers over family doctors' offices....

 2021-02-16 22:41 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Boys basketball’s Beasts of the East rankings: Familiar Philly names remain at the top...

Philly remains special when it comes to having the state's best high school boys basketball programs...

 2021-02-16 22:21 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Lehigh Valley winter weather watch in effect for Wednesday through Friday, 5 to 8 inches of snow, sleet possible...

A winter weather watch is in effect for 5 to 8 inches of snow and sleet in the Lehigh Valley from Wednesday night through Friday afternoon....

 2021-02-16 22:13 

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[ Allentown ]

Man gets 16-32 years in state prison for deadly Bethlehem revenge shooting...

Xavier Snyder, 20, of Washington, New Jersey, was sentenced Tuesday to 16-32 years in state prison in the 2017 Bethlehem murder of Teayahe Glover, 19....

 2021-02-16 21:54 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Pennsylvania coronavirus update: 2,377 additional cases reported; Northampton has second-highest rate statewide...

Northampton County is near the top of the list for population-adjusted coronavirus case rates. A spike in cases at Lehigh University could be driving the numbers....

 2021-02-16 21:37 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Election judge who altered ballots can avoid criminal record if she serves 2 years probation...

Erika Bickford complained about being charged in the first place, earning a scolding from Lehigh County Judge Anna-Kristie Marks: "I'm glad you resigned, but really, you need take ownership of what you did at the polls, and the violations you comm...

 2021-02-16 21:29 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Northampton County will offer seniors free LANTA trips to COVID-19 vaccination appointments...

Northampton County senior citizens can get a free ride to their COVID-19 vaccinations under a new program announced Tuesday....

 2021-02-16 20:51 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Phony stock scheme built on college ties with pharma mogul earns Bangor-area man federal prison sentence...

A Bangor man will go to prison and must repay more than $1 million taken in a fraudulent investment scheme that targeted friends, family and members of a Lafayette College fraternity....

 2021-02-16 20:10 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Lehigh Valley family doctors say COVID-19 vaccine plan wrongly pushes them aside; ‘We know our patients’...

Lehigh Valley family doctors said the latest COVID-19 vaccination plan changes from the Wolf administration make a big mistake by favoring high-efficiency, high-volume vaccine providers over family doctors' offices....

 2021-02-16 20:00 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Allentown sees drop in violent crimes in 2020, and no shots fired by police officers...

Allentown saw an 11% drop in violent crimes in 2020, according to city data. Other victories include the most guns taken off city streets in a year and the fact that officers did not fire a single shot over the course of the year, police Chief Glenn Grani...

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