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Large Junkyard fire impacts SEPTA and Amtrak lines
NORTHEAST PHILADELPHIA (WTXF)- Officials have responded to a large junkyard fire impacting SEPTA and Amtrak lines.SEPTA's Trenton line and Amtrak's service through Philadelphia has been temporarily suspended.SEPTA's Chestnut Hill West line was previously suspended but has now resumed with residual d
Thousands attend 'We Got Your Back' event in Bethlehem
BETHLEHEM, Pa - Volunteers at Wesley Church in Bethlehem spent Saturday handing out new backpacks, school supplies, socks, underwear and offering free haircuts to local elementary-aged children.
Motorcyclist hurt after he crashed in own driveway, cops say
AnUpper Milford Townshipmotorcyclist was injured after speeding into his own driveway, striking a concrete barrier and being thrown from the bike, Pennsylvania State Police said.
Bethlehem artist showcased in Penn State Lehigh Valley campus exhibit
The Ronald K. De Long Gallery at Penn State Lehigh Valley will present "Sellos de una coleccion," an exhibit featuring cigar band collage paintings and abstract fantoms by Rigo Peralta, from Aug. 29 to Oct. 13.
LGBT community holds 25th annual pride festival in Allentown
"We've gone from literally a small, small festival to now, what this is now, where last year we had more than 3,000 people attend," said volunteer Shawn Bausher.
Second rabid skunk found in Allentown
Officials advise to feed all pets inside, clean-up after bird feeders, cover trash and recycling cans and fill-in any holes around sheds to prevent den sites.
Police: Teen girl beat mom after having cell phone seized
QUAKERTOWN, Pa. - Authorities in upper Bucks County say a teenager beat her mother after the girl had her cell phone seized.State Police say a 14-year-old Quakertown girl punched her mother in the back of the head repeatedly when the mom refused to return the phone.Police say charges will be filed i
This Pa. 'survivalist' threatened to kill Trump. Now there's a 20K reward for his arrest.
Dressed in a camouflage shirt and hat, his green eyes hidden behind a pair of aviator sunglasses, Christy stared into a camera and delivered a short message that he posted on YouTube in January. “I kind of have a lot of survival information, mixed with tactical,” he said with a noticeable lisp. “Pre
Lehigh County Coroner, DA ask for public's help with cold case
Skeletal remains of a person identified as "John Doe" were discovered in a wooded area on April 28, 1991. The remains were discovered 430 feet beyond an access road off Albert Street in Allentown, according to a release from the Lehigh County Coroner.
Money being raised for woman badly hurt in Bethlehem Twp. crash
In addition to that fundraiser, the Red Hawk Wrestling Club is holding a live wrestling session from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday called "Wrestle for the Ramsays," according to Seth Ciasulli, who owns the sports operation. The $20 entrance fee will go to the family -- Nicole Ramsay's sons Collin and Mason wre
Lehigh University going green with new eco-friendly trash cans
BETHLEHEM, Pa. - Lehigh University is well known for its leadership in engineering, now the school is taking its signature style of innovative thinking and applying it to waste disposal.
Woman takes out mailbox, bird feeder and tree with Jeep (PHOTOS)
AWarren Countywoman was taken to an area hospital after a crash Friday evening that took out a for-sale sign, mailbox, bird feeder and a tree, according to police.
Man, 47, killed in motorcycle crash on William Penn Highway
PALMER TWP., Pa. - A man has died after a motorcycle crash in Palmer Township, Northampton County early Friday morning.
Maxatawney Township woman dies in motor vehicle collision
MAXATAWNEY TWP., Pa. - A Maxatawney Township woman died on Friday at Lehigh Valley Hospital after a motor vehicle collision, according to a release from Lehigh County Coroner Scott Grim.
Bethlehem police grapple with armed man in mental health crisis
City officers used stun guns and a baton on Angelo Papaioannou, while he fought officers and swung a chef's knife at them, police said.
Grand jury in priest sex abuse probe owed debt of gratitude | Turkeys and Trophies
Despite uncooperative weather,ArtsQuestagain pulled off a great, 10-day party with its 35thinstallment ofMusikfest. Heavy rains on the opening weekend swelled the Monocacy Creek in Bethlehem and forced the closure of some of the festival's venues, but volunteers and others worked diligently to clean
Why should I hire a Public Adjuster? - Bethlehem, PA Patch
Public Adjusters handle all communication, negotiation, estimates and appointments with your insurance company. Typically, hiring a Public Adjuster will result in your claim being settled higher and more quickly. Having a Public Adjuster represent you during your insurance claim is no different th
Police allege Bethlehem man secretly photographed teen girl
Bethlehem police on Thursday arrested Isaiah Austin after the victim’s mother in June allegedly found images of the girl on his cell phone. Police charged the 29-year-old with invasion of privacy, criminal use of a communication device and photographing, filming or depicting on a computer a sex act.
Bethlehem man secretly recorded girl in bathroom, cops say
Isaiah Austin, 29, was arrested Thursday and charged with photographing and recording a child in a sexual manner, invasion of privacy and criminal use of a cellphone.
River Town Film Festival Returning to Hunterdon County
CLINTON, NJ – The River Town Film Festival is launching their annual event on Friday, September 7, 2018 at the historic Red Mill Museum Village located in downtown Clinton, New Jersey. Film screenings from emerging filmmakers from around the globe will take place all weekend long, plus this exciting