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No injuries after early morning house fire in Easton displaces 2 adults, 3 children (PHOTOS)

A house fire early Saturday morning in Easton’s West Ward displaced two adults and three children who were home when the blaze broke out, the city’s fire chief reports. Chief Henry Hennings said he was called to the fire about 3:30 a.m. on Wood Avenue at Spring Garden Street, and five additional fire departments assisted the city on the two-alarm blaze.
EASTON, PA
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Early morning fire in Northampton

EASTON, Pa. -- A family is homeless after an early morning fire in Northampton County. Crews were called to the 1000 block of Spring Garden Street, at the intersection of Wood Street in Easton, just before 3:30 a.m. Saturday morning. The fire is now under control. No injuries were reported.
EASTON, PA
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Elk spotted in Lehigh Township

LEHIGH TWP., Pa. -- It's that time of year where you really need to watch for deer on the roads. But there's something much bigger wandering around Lehigh Township, according to police. They posted this picture of an elk. They say it was last seen on Mountain View Drive by...
LEHIGH COUNTY, PA
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What is a ‘kitchen appreciation fee’? Why this N.J. restaurant charges customers extra.

Shanti and Steve Mignogna knew they had to do something. Costs at Talula’s, their popular Asbury Park pizzeria, were through the roof due to inflation — a plague felt throughout the restaurant industry. Core ingredients like flour, canned tomatoes, cheese, oil and cured meats were all costing 30 to 40% more than usual. Takeout supplies, like pizza boxes, were more expensive, too. Even the price of gas for their pizza oven was up 60%.
ASBURY PARK, NJ

Paul Muschick: Secrecy over student arrested with gun at Allen High School is troubling

Authorities did a great job last week of peacefully apprehending a student who brought a loaded semi-automatic handgun inside Allen High School. A quick-thinking Allentown police officer at the school teamed up with juvenile probation officials to nab the offender, who admitted to the charges and was declared delinquent in juvenile court Thursday. Unfortunately, those actions were overshadowed ...
ALLENTOWN, PA
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A Distinction No Area Wants: Two Bucks County Routes Make List of Pa.’s Deadliest Roads

Driver caution is key on two Bucks County roads with statistical histories of fatal accidents. A MoneyGeek analysis of traffic data — specifically fatal accidents — has resulted in a statewide list of the deadliest roads in the commonwealth. Drivers in Bucks County, home to two of them, should be careful in general but especially during commutes involving them. Doug Milnes, a MoneyGeek Chartered Financial Analyst, mined the tragic data to alert drivers of the ongoing hazard.
BUCKS COUNTY, PA
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Allentown accident involving bicycle and motor vehicle

ALLENTOWN, Pa. -- An accident involving a bicycle and a motor vehicle occurred at 3rd and Walnut. The bicyclist was transported to a local hospital for treatment of their injuries. They are expected to recover at this time. The incident is being investigated by Allentown's traffic division. Stay tuned to...
ALLENTOWN, PA
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Grand Jury Charges Woman With Felony Child Endangerment In Lehigh Valley Shooting

A 40-year-old woman was charged with felony child endangerment and other offenses in connection with a Lehigh Valley shooting, authorities announced. A Northampton County Grand Jury charged Fatimah Scruggs with child endangerment and discharge of a firearm into an occupied structure — both felonies — as well as reckless endangerment, Palmer Township Police said in a release on Friday, Sept. 23.

Billy Joel’s ‘Allentown’ at 40: Tough times and hard feelings from folks still livin’ here

Billy Joel may not play the Lehigh Valley these days. But he still sings about Allentown. It’s no surprise. The Piano Man’s documented ties to the region run deep. A late 1973 show at The Roxy in Northampton helped launch his solo career at a time when “Piano Man” itself was still a brand-new single. After several return trips, he penned an homage.
BETHLEHEM, PA
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PENN CLIPS LAFAYETTE TO GO 2-0

Aidan Sayin threw a touchdown and ran for another and Penn locked down Lafayette for a 12-0 win. Sayin led a nine-play, 77-yard drive that ended when he threw a 1-yard score to Justin Cayenne 49 seconds into the second quarter. On fourth down and goal, Sayin rolled right, the tight end Cayenne threw a block at the line and drifted to his left and caught a wide-open pass. The point-after attempt was blocked and Penn led 6-0.
PHILADELPHIA, PA

What was that light in the sky? Lehigh Valley gets a glimpse of SpaceX Falcon 9 launch

Many people around the Lehigh Valley and the East Coast were puzzled by a light seen streaking across the sky Saturday evening. Was it a meteor? Something otherworldly? Turns out there’s a very simple explanation: SpaceX’s latest Falcon 9 rocket launch in Florida. The rocket launch at 7:32 p.m. from Space Force Station in Cape Canaveral sent 52 Starlink satellites into low-Earth orbit, ...
CAPE CANAVERAL, FL
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Openings and Closings: Business happenings around region

From new apartments being approved to restaurants reopening and ready to serve, here's your weekly look at what's happening with businesses in your neighborhood. APARTMENT AND RETAIL BUILDING: 128 E. Third St., Bethlehem. The Bethlehem Historic Conservation Commission granted a "COA" or certificate of appropriateness to Rocco Ayvazov's plan for...
BETHLEHEM, PA

1 killed in crash in Palmer Township

A person was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Palmer Township on Thursday, police said. The person was killed in the crash around 3 p.m. on Park Avenue between Hackett and Gruver avenues near the Palmer Park Mall, according to Palmer Township Deputy Fire Chief Jim Alercia. He’s also a member of the police department.
PALMER TOWNSHIP, PA
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