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RODEO RETURNING TO WILLOW BROOK FARMS IN ALLEN TOWNSHIP

Rodeo is returning to Willow Brook Farms after a successful 2018 debut, this time with more events and attractions. Willow Brook Farms...

1/3 OF PENNSYLVANIA COUNTIES MOVE TO REPLACE VOTING SYSTEMS

Pennsylvania's top elections official says one-third of the state's counties are advancing plans to install new voting systems ahead...

 
 
 

HUGE FIRE ERUPTS IN DOWNTOWN FORT LAUDERDALE AS THOUSANDS LOSE POWER

Firefighters battled a fierce blaze Tuesday night while police diverted traffic and evacuated a nearby apartment complex. The blaze...

MUMPS VACCINATION CLINICS PLANNED AT TEMPLE UNIVERSITY

Health authorities in Philadelphia say the first of two walk-in vaccination clinics will be held Wednesday at Temple University amid...

 
 
 

THREE PHILADELPHIA DENTAL CLINICS CLOSED FOR UNSANITARY CONDITIONS THAT MAY HAVE EXPOSED PATIENTS TO HEPATITIS AND HIV

Three dental clinics have been shuttered in Philadelphia for safety lapses that may have exposed patients to diseases such as HIV,...

U.S. SENATE SHUNS GREEN NEW DEAL AMID CLAIMS OF BAD FAITH

The Senate on Tuesday defeated a proposal to take up the Green New Deal as both parties shunned an opportunity to debate a comprehensive...

 
 
 

GRACEDALE REGISTERED NURSES, SOCIAL WORKERS CONSIDER STRIKE AS CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS FAIL

Gracedale's most highly trained nurses could strike this week after contract negotiations with Northampton County failed Monday night....

READERS REACT: LITTER IS A BIG AND PERVASIVE PROBLEM IN THE LEHIGH VALLEY

The snow has melted ,birds are chirping and animals scurry as our beautiful Lehigh Valley begins to burst into springtime glory. But...

 
 
 

SOCCER-THEMED COLOMBIAN RESTAURANT CLOSES IN SOUTH BETHLEHEM

A soccer-themed Colombian restaurant has served its last empanada in south Bethlehem. Golazo House, which opened in October 2017, held...

$2M TO VICTIM OF SEX ABUSE BY PA. PRIEST WHO MADE HIM CONFESS

A Roman Catholic diocese in Pennsylvania has agreed to pay $2 million to a man who was sexually abused as a child by a priest who made...

 
 
 

HERE'S HOW YOU CAN LET BETHLEHEM KNOW WHAT YOU THINK OF ITS SOCIAL MEDIA PRESENCE, NEWSLETTERS

Have you recently used Bethlehem's hotlines to report potholes or graffiti? Follow BethlehemPolice on Twitter where officers post crime...

ROSIE O'DONNELL DIDN'T HATE ELISABETH HASSELBECK. SHE HAD A CRUSH ON HER

Rosie O'Donnell and Elisabeth Hasselbeck wound up looking like mortal enemies on “The View,” but O'Donnell says in a new book that...

 
 
 

IN WILD SEAS OFF NORWAY, A SOUTH WHITEHALL COUPLE ENDURES A STORMY NIGHTMARE

The glasses behind the bar started rattling. That was the start of it. Until then, Stanley and Carole Rinkunas had been having a fine...

ALLENTOWN TO OFFER FREE STREET PARKING AROUND PPL CENTER ON NON-EVENT NIGHTS

Street parking around Allentown's PPL Center will become free on non-event nights beginning in May, city officials announced Tuesday....

 
 
 

READERS REACT: COMPREHENSIVE PLAN FOR SLATE BELT TOWNS A USEFUL TOOL

Wind Gap to Portland, 10 towns and townships, are coming together to develop a multimunicipal comprehensive plan for the Slate Belt...

MURDER, DUI COUNTS ADDED IN CRASH THAT KILLED PHILLY MUMMERS

A driver arrested after a south Philadelphia crash that killed three people, including two members of a Mummers organization, is now...

 
 
 

SCIENTISTS ONCE THOUGHT TROPICAL CYCLONES WERE IMPOSSIBLE IN THE SOUTH ATLANTIC. ANOTHER ONE JUST FORMED

Did you know there's a tropical storm right now in the Atlantic? It's true. But it's a bit farther south than you're probably accustomed...

A FAMILY RESCUED AN INJURED DOG FROM THE SIDE OF THE ROAD. YEARS LATER, HE DIED SAVING THEIR LIVES IN A SHOOTING

They say the first life Zero saved was his own. He was a month old and alone on the side of a Texas highway. The abandoned Great Pyrenees...

 
 
 

EX-TRUMP CAMPAIGN AIDE GEORGE PAPADOPOULOS SAYS FBI WANTED HIM TO WEAR A WIRE

A former Trump campaign aide central to the early days of the FBI's Russia investigation said the FBI wanted him to wear a wire. The...

TRUMP TAKES VICTORY LAP ON CAPITOL HILL, WHILE DEMOCRATS PIVOT TO HEALTH CARE

President Donald Trump took a victory lap on Capitol Hill Tuesday, emboldened by the end of the government's Russia probe even as Democrats...

 
 
 



A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Max just made an emergency landing in Florida

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Max just made an emergency landing in Florida

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Max airliner made an emergency landing in Orlando, Florida on Tuesday. According to the FAA, the pilots reported an engine issue. The plane was... Read more ...

House fails to override Trump's national emergency veto

House fails to override Trump's national emergency veto

The House of Representatives on Tuesday failed to obtain the required two-thirds super-majority to override President Donald Trump's veto of a resolution blocking his national... Read more ...

Couple stuns restaurant staff by leaving $2,000 tip

Couple stuns restaurant staff by leaving $2,000 tip

"It shows the good side of people and the generosity, and imagine having $2,000 to give as a tip, right?" Read more ...

New York county bans unvaccinated children from being in public after...

New York county bans unvaccinated children from being in public after emergency measles outbreak

The suburban New York City county has had at least 151 measles cases since October. Read more ...

All charges dropped against 'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett, attorneys say

All charges dropped against 'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett, attorneys say

Prosecutors dropped all charges against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett Tuesday. Read more ...

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma to settle historic Oklahoma opioid lawsuit

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma to settle historic Oklahoma opioid lawsuit

Oklahoma's attorney general has called a press conference to announce a settlement in the state's lawsuit against the nation's leading manufacturers of opioid pain medications. Read more ...

Robert Kraft waives arraignment, asks for jury trial

Robert Kraft waives arraignment, asks for jury trial

The Patriots owner is charged with soliciting prostitution. Read more ...

Officer accused of giving homeless person feces sandwich wins appeal

Officer accused of giving homeless person feces sandwich wins appeal

At the time, the police chief said in a statement that the officer committed a “vile and disgusting act.” Read more ...

Bizarre video: Naked man rings doorbell, allegedly tells homeowner's wife to...

Bizarre video: Naked man rings doorbell, allegedly tells homeowner's wife to take shirt off

A couple is reeling after a mysterious naked man was seen on surveillance footage last week. Read more ...

Republican senator cites Star Wars and ‘Sharknado' during bizarre speech on...

Republican senator cites Star Wars and ‘Sharknado' during bizarre speech on Green New Deal

In a bizarre speech on the Senate floor Tuesday, Sen. Mike Lee mocked the notion of climate change and climate action with references to dinosaurs, Star Wars, Dr. Evil... Read more ...