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DIOCESE OF ALLENTOWN MUM ON 800-PAGE STATE GRAND JURY REPORT INTO SEXUAL ABUSE

The Allentown Diocese had no comment Friday after receiving a grand jury report of an investigation into sexual abuse by priests and...

EMMAUS BAKERY CLOSED FOR HEALTH VIOLATIONS; PLANS TO REOPEN SATURDAY

The Emmaus Bakery on Wednesday was shut down due to health violations, including unsanitary conditions, but state officials say it...

 
 
 

EASTON GOES GREEN WITH COMMITMENT TO REDUCE EMISSIONS

Easton officials committed to going green by adopting a goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The city has until 2050 to reduce...

WANTED MAN FOUND WITH BODY ARMOR, MARIJUANA DURING SOUTH WHITEHALL SEARCH, POLICE SAY

A 22-year-old wanted for allegedly giving the wrong address when he bought a gun last year was arrested Thursday at a home in South...

 
 
 

IN FIRST 60 DAYS, ALLENTOWN MAYOR RAY O'CONNELL GETS HIS FEET WET

As far as Millie Canales is concerned, the jury is still out on Ray O'Connell. Not a literal jury, of course. It was one of those that...

UPPER MACUNGIE POLICE INVESTIGATE BREAK-INS, GRAFFITI AT TOWNSHIP PARK

Upper Macungie Township police are warning residents after someone broke into two vehicles parked at Lone Lane Park and vandalized...

 
 
 

PAGES FROM LEHIGH VALLEY HISTORY: A MYSTERIOUS FIND

The May 25, 1893 edition of The Critic leads with “A Mysterious Find.” And who doesn't like a mystery. In this case, a body was found...

FORMER PENNSYLVANIA ATTORNEY GENERAL KATHLEEN KANE LOSES APPEAL OF CRIMINAL CONVICTION

A Pennsylvania appeals court is upholding the conviction of former attorney general Kathleen Kane for leaking secret grand jury information...

 
 
 

WOMEN CEOS STILL A RARITY, BUT PAY TOPS THAT OF MEN

Female CEOs remain scarce at the biggest publicly traded companies but those who hold the top job receive pay competitive with male...

OWNERS OF DOG WHO DIED AFTER BEING STUFFED IN OVERHEAD BIN REACH CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT WITH UNITED AIRLINES

The owners of a French bulldog who died during a United flight after being stuffed into an overhead bin have reached a confidential...

 
 
 

EASTON POLICE "CONCERNED" FOR MAN'S WELL-BEING

Easton police are looking for Tommy William Edenfield, 41, of the city, because they said they are “concerned for his well-being.”...

JERSEY SHORE TOWNS BAN PLASTIC BAGS, SAY THEY DIRTY BEACHES, HURT WILDLIFE

Bob Schoelkopf took a hose and sprayed down a gray seal pup that remained quiet as two other seals bellowed in their own nearby cubicles....

 
 
 

REMAINS OF WWII SAILOR KILLED AT PEARL HARBOR TO RETURN HOME TO LUZERNE COUNTY

WANAMIE, Pa. - The remains of a U.S. Navy seaman killed in the attack at Pearl Harbor have been identified and will be returned to...

FIVE FACTS ABOUT THE 2018 FREDDYS

Parkland High School's “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” easily topped the competition at Thursday's 2018 Freddy Awards, taking home eight...

 
 
 

CIVILIAN SHOOTS, KILLS GUNMAN WHO OPENED FIRE AT OKLAHOMA CITY RESTAURANT: POLICE

A man armed with a pistol walked into an Oklahoma City restaurant at the dinner hour and opened fire, wounding two customers, before...

SMALL BUSINESS PROFILE: ALLENTOWN STRIKES RIGHT CHORD WITH FANSTEREO AUDIO EQUIPMENT COMPANY

Douglas Pelletier admits he was interested in helping an audio equipment startup partly because he was impressed by one of its partners....

 
 
 

RETAIL WATCH: SPICE UP YOUR SUMMER AT SARANDONGA LATIN BISTRO IN ALLENTOWN

Happy Memorial Day weekend, Retail Watchers! As we pay tribute to the men and women who paid the ultimate price for our freedoms, we...

'ALEXA, WHAT'S THE WEATHER MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND?' IN A WORD, STORMY

According to Google Trends, a lot of people in the Mid-Atlantic region - particularly, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York - are...

 
 
 

FREDDY AWARDS 2018: COMPLETE LIST OF WINNERS

The 2018 Freddy Awards were held at the State Theatre in Easton on Thursday night. Parkland's performance of “Hunchback of Notre Dame”...

MISSING STROUDSBURG AREA MAN IS SOUGHT; HE MAY BE DISTRESSED

State police said Thursday they are looking for a Stroudsburg area man in a black pickup truck who days earlier sent his father a message...

 
 
 



Report: Businessman gets 90 days of house arrest in rape of 5-year-old girl

Report: Businessman gets 90 days of house arrest in rape of 5-year-old girl

The 79-year-old will also not have to register as a sex offender. Read more ...

Fiat Chrysler recalls nearly 5 million vehicles that could get stuck in...

Fiat Chrysler recalls nearly 5 million vehicles that could get stuck in cruise control

Fiat Chrysler is recalling 4.8 million vehicles over an issue that could prevent drivers from turning off cruise control. Read more ...

Meghan Markle now has her very own coat of arms

Meghan Markle now has her very own coat of arms

There's lots of California imagery honoring her American heritage. Read more ...

Gas prices are up 31% from last Memorial Day. Here's why

Gas prices are up 31% from last Memorial Day. Here's why

Gone are the days of $2-a-gallon gasoline. Read more ...

Multiple injuries reported after shots fired at central Indiana middle...

Multiple injuries reported after shots fired at central Indiana middle school; suspect in custody

The incident happened at Noblesville West Middle School, which is 30 miles north of downtown Indianapolis. Read more ...

Officials: Record fentanyl bust in Nebraska finds enough doses to kill 26...

Officials: Record fentanyl bust in Nebraska finds enough doses to kill 26 million people

Nebraska's governor says it was one of the largest ever drug busts in the United States. Read more ...

George Zimmerman tells court he's $2.5 million in debt

George Zimmerman tells court he's $2.5 million in debt

The ex-neighborhood watch volunteer who killed Trayvon Martin in 2012 says he's $2.5 million in debt and has no income. Read more ...

Oreo announces six new delicious flavors

Oreo announces six new delicious flavors

Chocoalte peanut butter pie, anyone? Read more ...

Red Sox part ways with Hanley Ramirez

Red Sox part ways with Hanley Ramirez

Ramirez designated for assignment Read more ...

Rachel Dolezal accused of welfare fraud after race scandal

Rachel Dolezal accused of welfare fraud after race scandal

A once prominent black civil rights leader in Washington state who was later exposed as white is facing charges of welfare fraud. Read more ...