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  • By The Morning Call   -   Aug 17, 2018

    WAKE-UP CALL: 'UNPAID LEAVE' JOB STATUS OF MARTY NOTHSTEIN, CANDIDATE FOR CONGRESS

    Good morning! Marty Nothstein , Republican candidate for Pennsylvania's 7th congressional district, was placed on unpaid leave as executive...

    Congress, Olympics, Republicans
  • By The Morning Call   -   Aug 17, 2018

    LEHIGH VALLEY RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS: AUGUST 5-11

    Here are the results of food safety inspections in Lehigh and Northampton counties for the week of Aug. 5-11. The inspections listed...

    Food, Health, Election
  • By The Morning Call   -   Aug 17, 2018

    GOVERNMENT AGENCIES ARE BLOWING YOUR MONEY BY NOT PAYING BILLS PROMPTLY

    Aug. 31 is the deadline for me to pay my school property taxes in the discount period and save a few bucks. The savings is not a lot,...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Aug 17, 2018

    ONCE AN OASIS FOR FAMILIES ESCAPING CANCER TREATMENTS IS NOW A HOME FOR SALE NEAR JACOBSBURG STATE PARK

    Doug and Linda Sheriff live in a 5,300-square-foot home on more than 3 acres behind Jacobsburg state park in Bushkill Township, but...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Aug 17, 2018

    SEMINAL PUNK GROUP DEAD BOYS TO PLAY IN THE LEHIGH VALLEY

    A band that was among the seminal punk rock groups that arose out of the same CBGB scene that produced The Ramones and Talking Heads...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Aug 17, 2018

    LEHIGH VALLEY VELODROME BOARD PUT PENNSYLVANIA CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATE MARTY NOTHSTEIN ON LEAVE AFTER SEXUAL MISCONDUCT ALLEGATION

    Congressional candidate Marty Nothstein was placed on unpaid leave from his decade-long post as executive director of the Lehigh Valley...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Aug 17, 2018

    SORRY, LEHIGH VALLEY - MORE STORMS AND ANOTHER WET WEEKEND ON THE WAY

    A slow moving frontal system will bring strong storms and locally heavy rain to the Lehigh Valley today, according to the National...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Aug 17, 2018

    EMPTY ALLENTOWN ROWHOUSE DAMAGED BY FIRE THAT DRIVES OUT NEIGHBORS

    A porch fire damaged an Allentown rowhouse early Friday, but firefighters were relieved to find no one was left inside as smoke filled...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Aug 17, 2018

    REPORTS: CATASAUQUA FIRE FILLS HOUSE WITH SMOKE, BUT NO ONE IS INJURED

    A smoky fire started by a candle flame early Friday chased the residents of a Catasauqua house outdoors, but a resident repeatedly...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Aug 17, 2018

    ALLENTOWN MAN ARRESTED WITH COCAINE HE PLANNED TO SELL, POLICE SAY

    An Allentown man under investigation by state narcotics agents was arrested Thursday after he was found to have 30 grams of cocaine...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Aug 17, 2018

    WASHED OUT: WATER WOES SCUTTLE PHISH'S 3-DAY MUSIC FESTIVAL

    A three-day Phish music festival was scuttled by dirty water from torrential rains on Thursday, with health officials denying a permit...

    Health
  • By The Morning Call   -   Aug 17, 2018

    PENNSYLVANIA BISHOPS MOSTLY SILENT ON PROSECUTOR'S CHALLENGE

    Reeling from a landmark grand jury report on child sexual abuse, the leadership of Pennsylvania's Roman Catholic Church is under pressure...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Aug 16, 2018

    BISHOPS REQUEST VATICAN INVESTIGATION AS ABUSE CRISIS GROWS

    Responding to what it calls a "moral catastrophe," the leading body of U.S. Catholic leaders said Thursday it would ask the Vatican...

    U.S.
  • By The Morning Call   -   Aug 16, 2018

    2 BROTHERS PAY RESPECTS AS PHILADELPHIA MARINE KILLED IN WWII IS BURIED

    The remains of a Marine lost since the early days of World War II have been buried in Philadelphia, more than 70 years after he was...

    World
  • By The Morning Call   -   Aug 16, 2018

    SOUTH WHITEHALL ADDS EIGHT NEW OFFICERS, ALL LEHIGH VALLEY NATIVES

    South Whitehall officials offered jobs Wednesday night to eight new police officers, all of them Lehigh Valley natives. The pending...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Aug 16, 2018

    SUPPLEMENTAL EDUCATION FRANCHISE OPENS FIRST LEHIGH VALLEY LOCATION

    As children across the Lehigh Valley prepare to head back to school, parents looking to give their kids an academic boost can take...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Aug 16, 2018

    NEW ESTIMATE SAYS TRUMP'S MILITARY PARADE WOULD COST $92M

    The Veterans Day military parade ordered up by President Donald Trump would cost about $92 million, U.S. officials said Thursday, citing...

    U.S., Donald Trump
  • By The Morning Call   -   Aug 16, 2018

    FOR SALE: HISTORIC NE PENNSYLVANIA JAIL HAUNTED BY THE GHOSTS OF HANGED COAL MINERS

    The asking price - $749,000 - includes gallows, nooses, handcuffs, the everlasting handprint of a hanged coal miner, and possibly some...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Aug 16, 2018

    MOTORCYCLE ICE RACING COMING TO ALLENTOWN'S PPL CENTER

    X-Treme International Ice Racing, a professional racing tour in which studded-tire motorcycles race on an ice track, is the newest...

    Entertainment
  • By The Morning Call   -   Aug 16, 2018

    TRUCK ON I-78 NEAR PHILLIPSBURG CARRIED 1,000 POUNDS OF POT, OFFICIALS SAY

    A search of a tractor-trailer Tuesday at an Interstate 78 weigh station just east of Phillipsburg turned up 44 cardboard boxes with...

    Boxing