Lehigh County, PA

Pa. state Senate candidate trailing by 42 votes says more than 400 ballots should be counted

A candidate training by 42 votes in the primary election for a Pennsylvania Senate district in the Lehigh Valley says 400 “naked ballots” ought to be counted in her race. Unofficial results posted Thursday on Northampton and Lehigh county websites show Tara Zrinski is trailing Nick Miller by 42 votes in the Democratic primary for the 14th District seat in the state senate.
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Popular July Fourth fireworks show in Lehigh Valley is permanently canceled

One of the most popular annual July Fourth fireworks shows in Lehigh County has been canceled for good. Schmoyer Funeral Home, the host of The Village of Breinigisville Independence Day Fireworks Spectacular, announced on its Facebook that it will not longer be staging the show, held annually in Earl Adams Memorial Park. “Friends, neighbors and family, it is with deep regret that due to ...

South Mall retail tenant moving to Village West shopping center

A family-run business offering restored furniture, local artisan wares and do-it-yourself home decor workshops is making moves in Lehigh County. Uniquely Lopez Co., co-owned by husband and wife Juan and Dawn Lopez, will be moving in the coming weeks from its year-old spot at the South Mall on Lehigh Street in Salisbury Township to the Village West shopping center at Tilghman Street and North ...
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Student-athletes participate in Bulldog Games

This year’s Lehigh County Special Olympics was canceled, and seemingly all was lost. Not so in the Northern Lehigh School District, which carried on with its own version of the Special Olympics. Amid sunny skies, a total of 48 student athletes participated in the Bulldog Games held Wednesday at...

Lehigh County coroner seeks Allentown man’s next of kin

The Lehigh County Coroner’s Office is seeking next of kin for Selvin Rodriguez, 44, of Allentown. Rodriguez was pronounced dead Tuesday at St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown. An autopsy was scheduled to determine the cause and manner of death. Anyone with information can call the coroner’s office at 610-782-3426. ©2022 The Morning Call. Visit Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC. ...
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Route 100 closed in Upper Macungie due to wires down

U. MACUNGIE TWP., Pa. - Part of Route 100 is closed in Lehigh County due to wires down. Route 100 was closed Wednesday morning between Industrial Boulevard and Route 222 in Upper Macungie Township, emergency dispatchers said. About 45 homes are without power in the area, according to PPL's outage...

Palisades shuts out Northern Lehigh in district opener

Advice can matter. Just ask the Palisades softball team. It helped them advance to the Colonial League semifinals. The Pirates were sputtering through a 3-5 season and had lost a hard-fought, 4-2 decision to Southern Lehigh in eight innings on April 20. After the game, they decided to heed the...

DA: Shooting 'justified' after man killed by his neighbor in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Officials say no criminal charges will be filed after an Allentown man's killing was deemed "justified." Moments before 63-year-old Vincent Bynum was shot dead on February 10, he reportedly attacked and assaulted a man who lived nextdoor. The victim crawled home to ask his family for help,...

PA Man Killed Neighbor In Self Defense: Report

A Pennsylvania man who fatally shot his neighbor earlier this year in the Lehigh Valley will not be charged, LehighValleyLive reports. The unidentified man, who legally owns a firearm, was defending himself on Feb. 10 when he shot 36-year-old Vincent Bynum, of Allentown, the outlet says citing Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin.
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No charges in deadly Allentown shooting in February, DA says

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - The fatal shooting of a man on an Allentown porch in February has been ruled justified, and no charges will be filed, authorities said. The person who shot Vincent Bynum, 36, after a verbal and physical altercation in the 500 block of W. Allen Street on Feb. 10 was acting in self-defense, said the Lehigh County district attorney's office on Tuesday.

Dump truck tangled in wires as hundreds lose power in Lehigh County

A dump truck became entangled in wires about 9 a.m. Tuesday on a street in Whitehall Township and more than 1,000 PPL Electric Utilities customers lost power. The incident happened on Jordan Parkway near Route 145 and the driver was initially still in the truck but did not seem to be injured, according to a report from the scene. It appeared township police and firefighters were waiting for PPL Electric Utilities personnel to determine if the wires were no longer live.