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Do some good while you shop at Allentown's new pop-up shop

The first tenant of Three City Center's pop-up shop in Allentown is a high-end resale boutique run by the YWCA Allentown. The store opened Sept. 15 and runs until Oct. 12. All sales at the Perfect Fit Pop-Up Boutique support YWCA Allentown's programs, like Perfect Fit for Working Women, which provid

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2017-09-23 13:00:05

Retail Watch: Baristi gives Allentown a shot of Colombian coffee

Maybe you like your coffee black and piping hot. Perhaps you prefer it cold-brewed with cream and sugar. Whatever the case may be, you're likely taking your coffee the same way as everyone else, and that's seriously. For those in search of a first-rate cup of joe, Allentown's new Baristi Coffee & Te

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL - 2017-09-23 13:00:00

Some (parents) wait 15 hours in line for tickets to see One Direction's Niall Horan at Allentown Fair

You just knew that when tickets went on sale Friday morning for the Sept. 2 Allentown Fair concert by One Direction singer and guitar player Niall Horan, there would be a line to buy them. But it wasn't the teens and 'tweens you would have expected. School was in session on Friday morning, so the li

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL - 2017-09-23 13:19:00

Allentown baby, 1 month old, dies: autopsy is set

The Lehigh County coroner's office is investigating the Thursday morning death of a 1-month-old Allentown baby boy. The baby, Dailen S. Rojas, was pronounced dead 2:56 a.m. at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest. An autopsy is set for Friday to help determine how he died. Allentown police also are in

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL - 2017-09-22 02:30:00

Judge: Allentown mayor to be tried locally for corruption

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) - A federal judge says the mayor of Pennsylvania's third-largest city will be tried on corruption charges in the federal courthouse there, not in Philadelphia. Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski is accused of accepting more than $150,000 in campaign contributions in exchange for city b

BRADFORD ERA - 2017-09-22 14:23:58

Now in fourth year, Upside Allentown will focus money on education

Improving Allentown's public schools will be a focus in the fourth year of the city's Upside Allentown program, a neighborhood improvement initiative designed to compliment ongoing economic development in Allentown. For the last three years, the program, which is a coalition of volunteers, community

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL - 2017-09-22 17:55:00

Judge: Mayor Pawlowski's trial to be held in Allentown

The trial for Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski will be held in Allentown in January, a judge ruled Thursday. The scheduling order says jury selection will be in Philadelphia starting January 16. Judge Juan R. Sanchez also notes the trial will be held Monday through Thursday, with Fridays off, "to mitiga

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2017-09-21 23:04:47

Pawlowski's trial to be held in Allentown, judge orders

When Ed Pawlowski faces federal charges in January, it will be in an Allentown courtroom. "It is in the public interest that the trial in this case - which involves matters of importance to the citizens of Allentown - be held in Allentown," notes a scheduling order filed Thursday and signed by Judge

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL - 2017-09-21 22:10:00

Union moving its Allentown headquarters

ALLENTOWN - An Allentown-based union with more than 800 members is moving its headquarters. International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 375 has purchased a former social services building at 101 S. Seventh St. for $2.15 million, according to Lehigh County property records. Local 375 Busine

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL - 2017-09-21 18:50:00

UGI Employee fundraising effort supports victims of Hurricane Harvey and other company news

UGI employees recently held a companywide Jeans Day to benefit victims of Hurricane Harvey that raised more than $3,200. Employees who donated five dollars or more were allowed to wear jeans to work on a designated day. Donations totaling $3,214 benefited the American Red Cross, which is working aro

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL - 2017-09-24 05:00:00

How Dan McNeill's successor will be chosen for Pennsylvania House

A special election is scheduled Dec. 5 to fill the vacancy left by the death of state Rep. Dan McNeill in Pennsylvania's 133rd Legislative District. Thanks to vote totals from last year's general election, both the Green and Libertarian parties will be able to field candidates alongside those of the

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2017-09-24 11:01:32

Tournament opens new baseball field in Penn Forest

A Main Line batter waits for a pitch at Recreational Park Field in Penn Forest Township Saturday morning. Main Line took on Anthracite/Panther Valley on opening day at the field. SADIE STRACK/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS. Build it and they will come. These words that were whispered from an Iowa cornfi

TIMES NEWS - 2017-09-23 23:59:59

State senators: property taxes continue to be top complaint

Bob and Jan Kistler of Palmerton with matching property tax elimination T-shirts, attend a property tax seminar in Bethlehem. BERNIE O'HARE/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS More than 200 people crammed into Bethlehem Township's meeting room Wednesday night for a town hall on property taxes hosted by state

TIMES NEWS - 2017-09-23 23:59:59

Craig, Castrignano announce engagement

Jenelle Lee Craig and Michael Joseph Castrignano, together with their families, are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Ben and Donna Craig of Sayre. She received her bachelor's degree in theatre at Wilkes University in 2005 and her master's degree in Elementary

TIMES-LEADER - 2017-09-24 10:00:28

This week's Business Calendar (Sept. 26-Oct. 7)

UPPER BUCKS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE will hold Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week Breakfast, 7:45 a.m. Spinnerstown Hotel, 2195 Spinnerstown Road, . $15 per person. Register: http://web.ubcc.org/events/PFEW-Breakfast-92617-673/details WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 27 SCHUYLKILL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE will hold Customer R

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL - 2017-09-24 05:00:00

Online shopping boosts region's warehouse jobs

A shift in the way people are shopping can be seen in the latest jobs numbers from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry. As more people shop online, jobs in the warehousing, transportation and utilities sectors - which support retail and e-commerce - in the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton/Hazleto

STANDARD SPEAKER - 2017-09-24 08:25:52

Summery sunshine, near-record warmth likely Sunday

Throughout the entire summer of 2017, we never had a weekend when both Saturday and Sunday managed to both reach 90 degrees, all the while remaining sunny and dry. Apparently, all we had to do was to flip the calendar to fall to have a chance at accomplishing that feat. High temperatures on Saturday

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2017-09-24 10:22:41

Fresh Air Fund benefits everyone

With the dedication and commitment of thousands of volunteer host families, this summer was filled with new experiences and friendships for thousands of children from New York City's low-income communities. I would like to take this opportunity to recognize our extraordinary Fresh Air volunteers, ho

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL - 2017-09-23 20:26:15

A hot sun joined the crowd for this year's Celtic Classic in Bethlehem

Though the Celtic Classic in Historic Bethlehem has remained true to its roots with traditional music, food and games for 30 years, the crowd has been known to veer from the authentic to the contemporary and even the downright tacky. Walking amid the tweed caps and embroidered silks Saturday were t

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL - 2017-09-23 23:35:00

After hearing in fatal home-invasion robbery, question remains: Who shot Jermaine Taylor?

The four alleged robbers admitted to an Allentown detective that they entered a Linden Street apartment last month to rob Jermaine J. Taylor of drugs and money. Two said they came through a bathroom window, the others the front door of the second-floor apartment at 1351 Linden St., Detective Erik L

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL - 2017-09-21 15:57:00