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‘BE YOUR OWN KIND OF BEAUTIFUL': NEW SALON AND BOUTIQUE SET TO BLOOM IN DOWNTOWN EASTON

Like the vibrant flowers of spring, a new salon and boutique is set to blossom in the coming months in downtown Easton.

ALLENTOWN MAN CHARGED WITH PARTICIPATING IN CAPITOL ATTACK

An Allentown man is facing federal charges in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol in Washington.

 
 
 

‘THERE'S A LOT OF GOOD THINGS ABOUT THIS VACCINE: ' LEHIGH VALLEY HEALTH OFFICIAL SAYS JOHNSON & JOHNSON SINGLE-SHOT WILL BE EASIER TO DISTRIBUTE

The first doses of Johnson & Johnson's single-shot COVID-19 vaccine have been shipped and though it is unclear when it will arrive...

‘VIOLENCE FOR VIOLENCE'S SAKE': PAIR WHO ADMITTED TO BRUTAL BASEBALL BEATING, ROBBERY ON COLLEGE HILL RECEIVE 10 TO 20 YEARS IN STATE PRISON

“She should get over it,” one of the defendants said of the victim who was beaten with a bat, stomped on and shot with a BB gun during...

 
 
 

HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING RANKINGS: THREE NEW NO. 1S, MORE SHUFFLING ENTERING SUPER REGIONALS

PENNSYLVANIA COVID-19 TEACHER VACCINATIONS PRESSING ISSUE AS STATE SEEKS TO MEASURE EDUCATION PROGRESS LOST TO VIRUS

State education officials on Monday told lawmakers they are working on tools school districts will use to measure huge gaps in education...

 
 
 

PEANUT BUTTER LOVERS REJOICE: REESE'S ANNOUNCES NEW CONFECTION, SANS CHOCOLATE

Reese's officials announce new peanut butter cup, without the chocolate.

LEHIGH VALLEY SPORTS FANS, CONCERT-GOERS SEE RAY OF HOPE AS CROWD RESTRICTIONS EASE

For Lehigh Valley sports and concert fans, the news that Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf loosened crowd size restrictions is a ray of hope...

 
 
 

STATE POLICE WARN OF BURGLARS POSING AS WATER TESTERS IN BUCKS COUNTY

State police say the burglary occurred Feb. 19 in the 2100 block of Spinnerstown Road in Milford Township.

NEED A JOB? POPCORN MANUFACTURER IS OPENING A LEHIGH VALLEY SITE AND NEEDS WORKERS

Weaver Popcorn Manufacturing is holding a hiring event from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at CareerLink Lehigh...

 
 
 

MONTGOMERY COUNTY OFFICER WAS JUSTIFIED IN SHOOTING PENNSBURG MAN WIELDING SWORD, DISTRICT ATTORNEY RULES

An Upper Perk police officer charged by a sword-wielding man was justified in shooting him, officials concluded.

PENNSYLVANIA COVID-19 OUT-OF-STATE TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS RESCINDED; INDOOR AND OUTDOOR GATHERING LIMITS LOOSENED

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday rescinded, effective immediately, COVID-19 restrictions involving testing and potential quarantines...

 
 
 

THE PLACEHOLDER: MEET THE MAN WOLF TAPS TO HOLD KEY APPOINTMENTS

In less than four months, the top staffer in Gov. Tom Wolf's administration has been nominated to serve on 28 different state-appointed...

MAN CHARGED IN FATAL SHOOTING AT WALMART IN WHITEHALL OPENED FIRE DURING CHILD CUSTODY EXCHANGE, ARGUMENT WITH FATHER, RECORDS SAY

The 23-year-old man charged in Friday's double shooting outside the Whitehall Township Walmart got into an argument during a child...

 
 
 

‘A GLORIOUS RACKET': CAMBRIA COUNTY, PA., WELCOMES RAILROAD-PHOTOGRAPHY FANATICS

Summerhill, Cassandra and other Cambria County communities along the Norfolk Southern railway are magnets for train lovers.

LEHIGH VALLEY UNDER FLOOD ADVISORY FOR SUNDAY AFTERNOON, EVENING

A flood advisory is in effect for the Lehigh Valley from 4:43-7:45 p.m. Sunday.

 
 
 

MAN, 24, ARRESTED IN DOUBLE SHOOTING AT WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP WALMART THAT LEFT ONE DEAD

Police have made an arrest in Friday's double shooting outside Walmart in Whitehall Township that left one person dead and another...

PHILLIES SPRING TRAINING: HOW TO WATCH AND FOLLOW THE ACTION

NBC Sports Philadelphia will air 12 of the Phillies' 28 Grapefruit League games this season. That's up from 10 last year, but down...

 
 
 

HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING: EAST SUPER REGIONAL 2A, 3A BRACKETS

WORK WEEK WEATHER: WET, WINDY THEN SOME SUN

Work week weather in the Valley: We'll start off soggy but soon switch to sunny.

 
 
 



Senate confirms Cardona as Education secretary

Senate confirms Cardona as Education secretary

The Senate confirmed Miguel Cardona to lead the Education Department on Monday, adding to President Joe Biden's Cabinet a key official who will help lead the administration's... Read more ...

Johnson & Johnson's newly-approved Covid vaccine met with pushback as...

Johnson & Johnson's newly-approved Covid vaccine met with pushback as Catholic diocese condemns it for ‘ties to abortion cells'

As Johnson & Johnson rolls out its freshly approved Covid-19 vaccine in the US, it faces a religious controversy as the Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans has labeled it... Read more ...

Hawks fire Lloyd Pierce; will Nate McMillan replace him as head coach?

Hawks fire Lloyd Pierce; will Nate McMillan replace him as head coach?

Atlanta announced Monday night that it has fired Pierce amid a rough stretch in which the team lost 12 of its last 17 games. Read more ...

California serial killer Roger Reece Kibbe slain in prison

California serial killer Roger Reece Kibbe slain in prison

A serial killer dubbed the “I-5 Strangler” was reportedly slain at the California state prison where he was serving multiple life sentences. A corrections officer at Mule Creek... Read more ...

Cuomo accuser encourages others to come forward

Cuomo accuser encourages others to come forward

ALBANY, N.Y. - One of the former aides to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo who has accused him of sexual harassment is encouraging others to come forward if they've had similar... Read more ...

Georgia House Passes Elections Bill That Would Limit Absentee And Early Voting

Georgia House Passes Elections Bill That Would Limit Absentee And Early Voting

The Republican bill would enact more restrictions for absentee voting and cut back on weekend early voting hours favored by larger counties, among other changes. (Image credit... Read more ...

Minneapolis scraps plan to hire influencers to spin George Floyd murder trial

Minneapolis scraps plan to hire influencers to spin George Floyd murder trial

Minneapolis city officials said Monday they've ditched plans to hire social media influencers to spin news from the upcoming murder trial of ex-cop Derek Chauvin in George... Read more ...

Comic-Con to remain virtual in 2021, cites financial strain

Comic-Con to remain virtual in 2021, cites financial strain

The San Diego Comic-Con will remain virtual for the July event, but organizers are planning for a smaller-scale gathering later this year. Read more ...

Single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine will arrive in Mass. next week

Single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine will arrive in Mass. next week

Gov. Charlie Baker says the initial supply will be limited, but will go directly to pharmacies and other vaccination sites. Read more ...

Johnson & Johnson official on vaccine distribution

Johnson & Johnson official on vaccine distribution

Johnson & Johnson has started shipping out nearly 4 million doses of its newly authorized, one-shot COVID-19 vaccine. Read more ...