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Lehigh coroner: Man pronounced dead inside tractor-trailer on I-78 exit ramp
WEISENBERG TWP., Pa. — Lehigh County Coroner Daniel Buglio says a man was pronounced dead inside his tractor-trailer on an Interstate 78 exit ramp. According to Buglio, the man was found on the Exit 45 ramp off I-78 West in Weissenberg Township around 11:05 a.m. Friday. The tractor-trailer was "parked and secured," Buglio said.
Plastic pellets, diesel spill into Pennsylvania river after train derailment: police
LOWER SAUCON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (CBS) -- A derailment involving three Norfolk Southern trains near Bethlehem, Pennsylvania spilled some diesel fuel and plastic pellets along the Lehigh River on Saturday morning, the company and local authorities said.The National Transportation Safety Board said preliminary information revealed an eastbound Norfolk Southern train struck a still train on the same track. The wreckage from the striking train then spilled onto an adjacent track and was subsequently struck by a westbound Norfolk Southern train, NTSB officials said. The crash led to the derailment of an "unknown number of cars," NTSB told CBS News Philadelphia. Officials said there was no...
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Puppies Up for Adoption in Bangor, PA
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of bangor..
Council hears Walnut St. property concerns
At the Feb. 19 Catasauqua Borough Council meeting, two residents brought their concerns before council about a property in the 400 block of Walnut Street. The property was identified by one of the residents as a drug rehabilitation site or halfway house and questioned the zoning for the property. Council...
Lehigh Valley shopping center sold for $12.5 million. Find out which one
A shopping center in Allentown’s south side was recently sold for $12.5 million. Commercial real estate brokerage firm Marcus & Millichap announced that the 133,314-square-foot Parkway Shopping Center along Lehigh Street was sold after the previous owner spent more than $2 million in improvements. “Thanks to previous ownership, an admirable repositioning of the asset was achieved over the ...
Lehigh Valley food safety inspections: Unsanctioned fermentation; unknown sushi pH; unsanitized utensils
Here are the food safety inspection reports from Lehigh and Northampton counties, conducted the week of Feb. 18. Each week, we highlight the inspection reports provided through the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. The department performs the inspections in many areas, while some municipalities such as Allentown and Bethlehem conduct their own inspections. All establishments are ...
Pocono Mountain West wins 5A district championship
Pocono Mountain West boys basketball was one step away in last year's district championship game. This year, head coach Rich Williams and the Panthers finished what they started, holding on to defeat 2-seed Whitehall 53-50 and win their third district title in program history. "This is a 365-day thing for us," Williams said....
Third period woes end state wrestling championship hopes for Phillipsburg’s Hawk
Gavin Hawk’s bid to become Phillipsburg’s first state wrestling champion in 12 years went well for two periods on Saturday afternoon at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. The Stateliner junior was tied at 3 in the 150-pound final with St. Joseph-Montvale senior Zach Ballante. Each had scored a takedown, and each had an escape., Since the two had wrestled an ultimate-tiebreaker bout in the Region 2 final last week, a close match surprised no one.
Update: Flood advisory affecting Lehigh County early Saturday evening
On Saturday at 2:48 p.m. an updated flood advisory was issued by the National Weather Service in effect until 5:45 p.m. for Lehigh County. The weather service comments, "Flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues." "Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas. River or stream flows are elevated," comments the...
Olivia Schweitzer guides Notre Dame girls basketball past Catasauqua for district title
Notre Dame High School’s girls basketball team only managed three points in the second quarter of the District 11 Class 3A championship game on Friday night at Allen High School as fourth-seeded Catasauqua trimmed its deficit to two points going into halftime. Things turned around in the second half...
A Seafood Lover's Guide to Allentown: 3 Restaurants You Can't Miss
This article presents a tour of three noteworthy seafood restaurants in Allentown. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If yes, we would love to hear about your experiences in the comment section below:
Valuables Stolen from Cars in Park, Police Say
Lower Saucon Township Police are reminding visitors to a popular township park to secure their valuables in the trunk or remove them from their vehicles whenever visiting, after two break-ins were reported there earlier this week. Est. Read Time: < 1 min. Lower Saucon Township Police are reminding visitors to...
Six Faith Christian Academy wrestlers win individual titles in PIAA Class 2A SE Regional
BETHLEHEM, Pa. - Faith Christian Academy put nine wrestlers in the finals and crowned six champions to dominate the PIAA Class 2A Southeast Regional on Saturday at Freedom High School. Ayden Smith won the 114-pound title for Notre Dame Green Pond and Keegan Ramsey was the runnerup at 172 as...
Catasauqua girls basketball District XI-3A championship preview
Catasauqua looks to cap off its cinderella run with a District title. The Catasauqua girl's basketball team is on a cinderella run of sorts in the District tournament. In the semifinals the Rough Riders knocked off the top-seed Palmerton.
Smaltz’s 3 sparks Parkland boys basketball’s 3-peat in D-11 6A win over Liberty
Parkland High School’s boys basketball team was in a scoreless drought of 6 minutes and 38 seconds when the Trojans received a momentum-altering 3-pointer from the top of the key. Who sank that shot? Was it reigning lehighvalleylive.com Player of the Year Nick Coval, who entered Saturday with 250...
Northampton County upcoming roadwork
Restriction: Lane restriction with flagging. Restrictions in effect (time of day): 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Restriction: Lane restriction with flagging. Restrictions in effect (time of day): 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Will rain cause delays? Yes. Municipality: Williams Township. Road name: PA 611/South Delaware Drive. Between: Browns Drive and...
Attention Residents: New 65-Gallon Recycle Bins to be Delivered March 21-26
65-gallon Recycle bins will be delivered to Residents March 21-March 26. There will be no deliveries on Sunday. There is only ONE SIZE. The Recycle bin currently being used by Residents is yours to keep. If you would like to dispose of this bin, label the bin “TRASH” and have it at the curb for BULK-COLLECTION the third week of every month.Visit here for more details.
Road closures planned for paving
During the Feb. 19 meeting, North Catasauqua Borough Council discussed future road closures for paving purposes. North Catasauqua Borough Public Works Department anticipates work will begin mid to late April, and residents can expect road closures on Main Street, where previous storm sewer work was done; Wyandotte Street, from Main to Lincoln streets; Lincoln Street, from Wyandotte to Green streets; Green Street, from Lincoln to Washington streets; Washington Street, from Hunter Street to the North Catasauqua Borough line; Hunter Street, between Washington and Lincoln streets; and Green Street, between Lincoln and Seventh streets.
Lehigh Valley music act to present community bazaar in Bethlehem
BETHLEHEM, Pa. — A Lehigh Valley music act will present a free community bazaar featuring a vinyl record sale, a food truck, hours of free music and more Saturday, March 2, at The Charles A. Brown Icehouse on Sand Island in Bethlehem. Singer-songwriter Lisa Bodnar and Whistlegrass will present...
'While I was on the phone with 911, my wife went limp': Catasauqua family shares life-saving tale
CATASAUQUA, Pa. — A Catasauqua woman took the time Tuesday to thank the first responders in her community after they helped to save her life nearly a year ago. Quick action from both her husband and first responders saved Catasauqua mother Katie Young’s life on March 24, 2023.