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 2021-02-26 18:15 

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[ Allentown ]

More than 2.2 million COVID-19 vaccine shots given in Pennsylvania; no word when next phase that includes teachers will begin...

The Pennsylvania Department of Health on Friday said more than 2.2 million COVID-19 vaccines shots have been given across the state, but it could not say when the next phase of the rollout — which includes teachers — will begin....

 2021-02-26 17:30 

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[ Allentown ]

Readers React: Toomey deserves thanks rather than censures...

Reader: Because I want senators who prefer evidence, reality and civic responsibility over blind fealty, I want to thank Sen. Toomey rather than censure him....

 2021-02-26 17:26 

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[ Allentown ]

Lehigh Valley public works crews brace for potholes after wet winter. Make sure to report them....

With the weather warming up and the snow starting to melt, conditions are ripe for the formation of potholes. Make sure to report them to your local streets crew....

 2021-02-26 16:50 

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[ Allentown ]

East Penn Restaurant Week: Gio, Notch, The Trapp Door and more participating...

Dig into tasty dishes while supporting local businesses during East Penn Restaurant Week, Sunday through March 6....

 2021-02-26 16:37 

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[ Allentown ]

Another Pa. health network, Penn Medicine, allowed employee kin to cut in line for vaccinations...

The University of Pennsylvania Health System said that its Chester County Hospital ran a "lottery system" for family members of employees who otherwise met the state's COVID-19 vaccine eligibility requirements....

 2021-02-26 16:30 

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[ Allentown ]

Readers React: A shameful criticism of Sen. Toomey’s vote...

Reader: When our elected officials are expected to ignore conscience and ignore "doing the right thing," our nation's welfare is at risk....

 2021-02-26 16:30 

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[ Allentown ]

Readers React: Republicans exploit myth of voter fraud...

Reader: The most insidious reason the voter fraud myth lives is its exploitation by Republicans to attempt to pass bills to limit voter participation....

 2021-02-26 15:45 

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[ Allentown ]

Faith & Values: But Who Is My Neighbor?...

The people of Texas are in need. We are their neighbors....

 2021-02-26 15:30 

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[ Allentown ]

Readers React: Give teachers priority access to COVID vaccine...

Readers: Why aren't teachers at the front of the line to get vaccines nationally?...

 2021-02-26 14:30 

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[ Allentown ]

Quakertown woman denied information on where Pennsylvania has put her kangaroo...

A kangaroo rescued from Bucks County more than two years ago will remain in the marsupial equivalent of the Witness Protection Program, a Pennsylvania official ruled Wednesday....

 2021-02-26 14:30 

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[ Allentown ]

Readers React: Support the move to 100% renewable energy...

Reader: I call upon my elected officials at the state and federal level to prioritize bold action on climate change by supporting moving to 100% renewable energy as fast as possible....

 2021-02-26 14:01 

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[ Allentown ]

PIAA 2A Southeast Regional wrestling: Notre Dame’s Brett Ungar has more than a title on his mind...

Notre Dame-Green Pond's Brett Ungar heads to Southeast Regional wrestling tournament on a roll....

 2021-02-26 13:59 

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[ Allentown ]

Top 5 things to do this weekend include Purim celebration, East Penn eateries, wildlife week, artwork and wrestling...

Purim celebration, East Penn eateries, wildlife week at the Lehigh Valley Zoo, an exhibit opens at Banana Factory and wrestling in Quakertown....

 2021-02-26 13:37 

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[ Allentown ]

Wanted man accused of shooting woman in back in Bethlehem arrested on attempted homicide charge...

Terrell Gailyard, 34, of Allentown, was taken into custody Thursday after being wanted on attempted homicide charges in the Dec. 29 shooting of a woman in Bethlehem, police said....

 2021-02-26 13:30 

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[ Allentown ]

Readers React: Limbaugh contributed to polarization of our politics...

Reader: While Rush Limbaugh's fans mourn his passing, some Republicans are not overtaken by grief....

 2021-02-26 13:00 

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[ Allentown ]

Let’s finally pass the Equality Act: ‘This is America. Show human dignity for others.’...

Column: Poll after poll shows most Americans support LGBTQ protections. So why hasn't a law been passed?...

 2021-02-26 12:49 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

In the Lehigh Valley, you can invest in Bitcoin and the technology that makes cryptocurrency possible. Here’s how...

Bitcoin, whose price has peaked and plunged over the last week or so, can be bought and sold at ATMs throughout the region. With a scan of your smart phone, you can turn traditional money into virtual currency....

 2021-02-26 12:00 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

U.S. Open golf: Steel Club hosting 2021 local qualifier...

U.S. Open golf: Steel Club hosting 2021 local qualifier...

 2021-02-26 11:09 

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[ Allentown ]

It’s going to be a wet weather weekend, but you won’t need to shovel when it’s over...

Meteorologists says the final weekend of February is shaping up to be fairly gloomy in the Lehigh Valley, but this time you won't have to shovel once the storms are over....

 2021-02-26 11:02 

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[ Allentown ]

Easterseals hires James Parsons and other hires, promotions and awards...

Easterseals Eastern Pennsylvania has hired James Parsons of Green Lane as vice president of finance and administration....

 2021-02-26 11:00 

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[ Allentown ]

Black History Month spotlight: Preservation project spells out the story of Esther Lee’s political life, from the PTA to the NAACP...

Esther Lee is working Bethlehem Area Public Library to archive materials from her political life and years as president of the Bethlehem NAACP....

 2021-02-26 10:56 

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[ Allentown ]

Easton, Quakertown earn Keystone Communities Main Street designation and other company news...

Easton and Quakertown have been designated as Keystone Communities Main Streets, allowing for funding that supports targeted investment and development to address community needs....

 2021-02-26 10:55 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Lehigh Valley Flashback Feb. 26: In 1967, Mario Andretti wins Daytona 500...

A look back at Lehigh Valley sports stories over the years from Feb. 26, featuring Ron Hassler, Linda Atiyeh, Judy Micek, Barry Buchman, Ed Ressler Jr., Earl Anthony, Bob Cousy, Mario Andretti, Ed Sousa...

 2021-02-26 03:30 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

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

Local results for Thursday, Feb. 25 and local schedule for Friday, Feb. 26....

 2021-02-26 03:07 

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[ Allentown ]

Boys basketball: Catty’s Derek Troxell reaches 1,000 points in win over Pen Argyl...

Needing 27 points for 1,000 at the start of the day, Troxell scored 21 against Palisades and added 16 against Pen Argyl...

 2021-02-26 02:54 

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[ Allentown ]

All-Stars Embiid, Simmons lead Sixers past Mavericks...

Joel Embiid had 23 points and nine rebounds, Ben Simmons scored 15 points and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Dallas Mavericks 111-97 on Thursday night....

 2021-02-26 01:23 

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[ Allentown ]

U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick one of three in GOP to vote to expand legal safeguards for LGBTQ people...

Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick of Bucks County was one of just three Republicans in the U.S. House to vote with Democrats who passed a bill Thursday that would enshrine LGBTQ protections in the nation's labor and civil rights laws....

 2021-02-25 23:56 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Lehigh County executive commits to COVID-19 recovery in state of the county address...

Lehigh County Executive Phillips Armstrong delivered his fourth annual State of the County address, discussing its successes with dealing with the coronavirus and what must still be done....

 2021-02-25 23:47 

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[ Allentown ]

Girls basketball notebook: Northwestern Lehigh going for fourth Colonial League title while Palmerton seeking return to ‘90s glory...

Top-seeded Northwestern Lehigh will be seeking its fourth Colonial League girl's basketball championship and first in seven seasons, while third-seeded Palmerton is looking for its first Colonial title since winning its only three during a 3-peat from...

 2021-02-25 23:43 

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[ Allentown ]

Lehigh County Jail population decreased at height of pandemic, but advocate sees troubling year-end surge...

Lehigh County Jail held fewer people during the first nine months of the pandemic as county officials worked to slow the spread of COVID-19 by limiting the number of defendants held there, but the prison's population rebounded by the end of the year, ...

 2021-02-25 23:30 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Allentown health director to answer residents’ coronavirus vaccine questions Wednesday...

The public can hear an update and ask questions on COVID vaccine rollout plans at a telephone town hall with Allentown's health director....

 2021-02-25 23:09 

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[ Allentown ]

Notre Dame basketball’s Joe Galle and Freedom basketball’s Brenna Ortwein are Athlete of the Week winners...

Notre Dame basketball player Joe Galle and Freedom basketball player Brenna Ortwein are our Athlete of the Week winners for Week 16 of the 2020-21 season....

 2021-02-25 22:14 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Settlement lowers Pennsylvania American Water rate hike for thousands of Northampton County customers...

Pennsylvania American Water Co., which serves thousands of Northampton County customers, has won a rate-hike settlement with state utility regulators that cuts the increase by more than 50%....

 2021-02-25 22:10 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

COVID-related nursing home deaths in Pennsylvania fuel blame from Republican lawmakers...

Republican lawmakers in Pennsylvania are maintaining it was a mistake for Gov. Tom Wolf's administration to order COVID patients to be readmitted to nursing homes from hospitals, although it's not clear the policy led to an outbreak or death...

 2021-02-25 21:55 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Allentown and Bethlehem health bureaus to work with Meals on Wheels to bring COVID vaccine to homebound seniors...

Allentown Health Bureau and the Bethlehem Health Bureau have partnered with Meal on Wheels of Greater Lehigh Valley to vaccinate hundreds of vulnerable, primarily low-income seniors and other homebound individuals already served by Meals on Wheels on a da...

 2021-02-25 21:54 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Philly brothers admit setting fire to failing business, only to burn down the block...

Federal prosecutors say 32-year-old Imad Dawara, of Swarthmore, and 40-year-old Bahaa Dawara, of Woodlyn, had taken out $750,000 in insurance weeks before the blaze....

 2021-02-25 21:49 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Player of the Week: Palmerton’s Brianna Moore does it all on court...

The 5-foot-8 junior can play every position on the court from point guard to center for coach Dan Beck....

 2021-02-25 21:42 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Ex-nursing home administrator in western Pa. indicted on fraud charges...

Susan Gilbert, 60, of Lawrence, was indicted Wednesday on charges of conspiracy, health care fraud and obstruction of a federal audit....

 2021-02-25 21:22 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Colonial League boys basketball title game: Who will get the gold Friday night?...

Who will win the Colonial League boys basketball championship and how will they get it done?...

 2021-02-25 21:13 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Pennsylvania coronavirus update: Average daily case rate at four-month low...

Case rates are near a four-month low, but still five times higher than the beginning of June. Death rate continues to decline....

 2021-02-25 20:39 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Woman who stabbed self in district courtroom faces charges for bringing knife into courtroom...

After hearing she would have to report to Northampton County Jail on Feb. 11, Sonsarre Barrett pulled a 7-inch kitchen knife from her shirt and thrust it twice into her abdomen, authorities say....

 2021-02-25 20:38 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Parents of kindergartner sue Bethlehem School District, say 6-year-old was sexually assaulted by another child on school bus...

The parents of a kindergarten student filed a federal lawsuit against the Bethlehem Area School District this week, alleging that their son was sexually assaulted by another student on a school bus....

 2021-02-25 20:18 

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[ Allentown ]

Levine questioned on missing Pa. nursing home data in federal confirmation hearing...

Former Health Secretary Rachel Levine's explanation for data discrepancies in Pennsylvania's public reports on nursing home coronavirus deaths and cases did not match previous reporting by Spotlight PA....

 2021-02-25 17:56 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Regional wrestling predictions plus the Condomittis’ brotherly scraps...

Regional wrestling predictions plus the Condomittis' brotherly scraps...

 2021-02-25 17:30 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Readers React: Stop the hate parade against Donald Trump...

Reader: How small minded and petty do you have to be as a party to continue the hate parade against Donald Trump?...

 2021-02-25 17:28 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Man extradited from El Salvador on child sex assault charges pleads guilty...

The 48-year-old man had been wanted on child sex assault charges since 2011 and had been brought back to the Lehigh Valley in 2019 to answer to the allegations....

 2021-02-25 17:00 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Mes de la Historia Negra: Un perfil de Alfredean Jones, el primer director negro de la Escuela Secundaria Easton...

Por el Mes de la Historia Negra, el Morning Call realiz un perfil de Alfredean Jones, el primer director negro de la Escuela Secundaria Easton....

 2021-02-25 16:44 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Score Bethlehem Steel and Musikfest merch while supporting free ArtsQuest programs at new store, Platz, in downtown Bethlehem...

Fans of Musikfest and Bethlehem Steel can now purchase merchandise relating to both Christmas City icons at a new downtown Bethlehem store....

 2021-02-25 16:32 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Agency permanently bans fracking near Delaware River...

A regulatory agency that's responsible for the water supply of more than 13 million people in four states, including Pennsylvania, has voted to permanently ban natural gas drilling and fracking in the watershed...

 2021-02-25 16:30 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Readers React: Don’t blame wind power for Texas outages...

Reader: The failure of some wind turbines during the cold weather plunge in Texas was not the primary cause of the power failures there....

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