Reviews of data on drug deaths for early 2020 in the Lehigh Valley region show a big discrepancy between state and county coroner data, but all the numbers point to a worsening drug crisis.
Northampton Area School District wants to bring students back into the classroom four days a week beginning in March, starting with elementary schools.
The Allentown Health Bureau has launched a call center to help city and Lehigh County seniors register for COVID-19 vaccinations.
The Manhattan Building Co., A development company that previously helped revitalize Jersey City and Hoboken, is betting big on Allentown’s Front Street corridor and Lehigh riverfront.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection have reached a $7.6 million settlement with American Zinc Recycling over pollution from it’s Palmerton plant.
Prosecutors in Donald Trump’s impeachment trial said Wednesday they would prove that Trump was “inciter in chief” of the deadly attack at the Capitol.
If you’re spending as much time as possible at home right now, you may suddenly feel inspired to redecorate. After all, there’s nothing like spending 15 hours in your living room to make you rethink that rug or give a cluttered corner some serious side-eye.
An agitated man armed with a sword was shot dead by police in Pennsburg after threatening an officer, Montgomery County officials reported.
Details of the Pennsylvania grant program for hospitality industry businesses hard hit by the pandemic were publicized Wednesday by Gov. Tom Wolf.
Four more retailers have closed at the the Lehigh Valley Mall amid the coronavirus pandemic, with two more set to close in the coming months.
Lehigh Valley shoppers looking for canned cat food over the weekend found bare shelves at local grocery stores. What’s causing the pet food shortage and how long will it last?
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The 32-year-old faces charges of arson and risking a catastrophe, according to court documents.
Op-ed: President Biden should keep Pennsylvania’s workers and energy industry in mind as he formulates his environmental agenda.
Penn State wrestling has jumped to No. 3 in the latest National Wrestling Coaches Association’s coaches poll, released Tuesday, after defeating the Wisconsin Badgers, 34-6, in their lone dual last week.
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Lehigh Valley lost longstanding restaurants Ritz Barbecue and Bayleaf in Allentown, along with other beloved spots such as Bear Swamp Diner in Macungie, Paulie’s Family Restaurant in Coplay and Roma Ristorante in Hanover Township, Lehigh County. Still, despite all of the turmoil, hundreds of other local businesses persevered by adapting to the unstable conditions. Dozens even made their debut during the tumultuos time.
Wanted: Musikfest super fans.If you fit the bill, ArtsQuest wants to hear from you to help them build the best festival this year.
Harvest of Whitehall, a medical marijuana dispensary, is expected open in the coming months at 1809 MacArthur Road in Whitehall Township.
Here’s where you can find fastnachts around the Valley.
The coronavirus pandemic can’t stop Cupid’s arrow. Whether you’re planning a romantic meal at home or a date night out on the town, dozens of Lehigh Valley restaurants are still open and serving up mouthwatering Valentine’s Day menus, food specials, cocktails and more.
Here are the phases of Pennsylvania’s updated COVID-19 vaccine rollout. Find out who is eligible to get vaccinated and when.
Here are the Lehigh Valley’s largest snowfalls of all-time, as measured in Allentown.
PHOTO GALLERY: More people are wearing masks around the Lehigh Valley to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.
“They’re going to have to sell me on it,” Michael Richardson of Allentown said about the Covid vaccine, which he and many other local Black and Latino residents distrust.
Legal experts weigh in on the First Amendment rights of Allentown School District teacher Jason Moorehead, who was suspended after attending a Stop the Steal rally in Washington, D.C.
Evidence is mounting that the Pennsylvania drug overdose crisis has been made worse by coronavirus restrictions, and data collected from coroners by The Morning Call shows drug deaths in the eight-county Lehigh Valley region increased by 19% in the first six months of 2020.
Residents remain reluctant to answer the call for jury duty at the Lehigh County Courthouse while COVID-19 is in the air, creating a backlog that one judge estimated could take up to two years to clear. But in neighboring Northampton County, the situation is exactly the opposite.
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Downtown Allentown has changed drastically in the last decade of development, thanks to more than $1 billion of investment from a special taxing district. Has it worked? We asked Lehigh Valley residents whether their perceptions of Allentown have changed.
PHOTO GALLERY: Historic photos of PPL building construction