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Allentown softball winning, laying groundwork for future at same time  centraljersey.com

Hayley Peterson was on the Allentown High School softball team the last time it won a trophy. That championship came in 2013 when Allentown won the Mercer ...



May 1st Playbook  PoliticsPA

Written by PoliticsPA Staff. A bill to change how the lieutenant governor is selected passes the state Senate, while GOP members bring back a bill to assist gun ...



Teen caught in Allentown high school with knife  WFMZ Allentown

School security spotted the teen entering the school and going into a bathroom.



New Allen High principal a familiar face  Allentown Morning Call

Shannon Mayfield, the popular Allen High principal who left after just one year in the position because of a fractured relationship with a former superintendent, ...



Allen High Principal: 'We are not waiting in line for greatness'  Allentown Morning Call

Shannon Mayfield, the popular Allen High Principal who left after just one year in the position, is back and ready to get to work leading Allentown's largest high ...



History's Headlines: William Allen archives  69News WFMZ-TV

As a new principal at William Allen High School last summer, Shannon Mayfield was curious. Just off of his office was a large safe-type vault. What was in it?



Allentown boys' lacrosse team aiming for big season this spring  centraljersey.com

After three straight losing seasons in boys' lacrosse, Allentown High School is ready for a breakout campaign. The Redbirds have a roster filled with ...



Upper Freehold Regional school board introduces $43.3M budget  centraljersey.com

The Upper Freehold Regional School District Board of Education has introduced a tentative budget of $43.36 million to support the operation of the school ...



Allentown man charged for calling in fake William Allen HS gun threat  WFMZ Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - The man accused of calling a fake gun threat into an Allentown high school also stands accused of punching his stepson in the face.



Allentown's property tax rate will go up next year. What will you pay?  Allentown Morning Call

Allentown Mayor Ray O'Connell vetoed the amended budget late Saturday, thwarting a potential override that would have rolled back a property tax increase.



Inaugural District XI Hall of Fame includes 14 local high school coaches, athletes  69News WFMZ-TV

UPPER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa. - Some of Pennsylvania's most notable high school athletes and coaches were inducted into the first District XI Hall of Fame ...



History's Headlines: Big Bill Taft comes to town  69News WFMZ-TV

In 1913, recently defeated for a second term, former president William Howard Taft came to Allentown to address local college students at Zion's Reformed ...



Teachers: Soft touch approach to discipline backfiring  WFMZ Allentown

Allentown School District teachers complain to the school board that the administration's soft touch approach in enforcing student discipline is backfiring, and ...



Grant Builds Upon Muhlenberg's Digital-Learning Partnership with an Allentown High School  Muhlenberg College

Support from the Trexler Trust is helping Building 21 teachers implement digital technologies like podcasts into their teaching with support from Muhlenberg ...



High school soccer: Wilson had ineligible player on state title team  Reading Eagle

The school is reporting the age infraction to the PIAA, the district's superintendent says.



Local High School Trumpet Student Drew Borek Selected to Perform in Prestigious 2019 NAFME All-Eastern Honors Ensembles  hamiltonpulse.com

Local Allentown High School Student and Hamilton resident, Drew Borek an accomplished trumpet player with the NJ All State Wind Ensemble has been ...



History's Headlines: Tragedy on the football field  WFMZ Allentown

Football and fall go hand in hand. Since the start of the last century, the sport has been celebrated as just a part of the season. But another thing that has recently ...



Officials condemn unruly Allen High School students; 'Despicable, reprehensible act' by few  Allentown Morning Call

Long before Thursday's after-school brawl among hundreds of William Allen High School students that injured four Allentown police officers, two with possible ...



Upper Freehold Regional school board selects Guterl as next superintendent  centraljersey.com

Mark Guterl has been named the new superintendent of schools in the Upper Freehold Regional School District. Guterl's appointment became official after ...



Woman finds trove of WWII V-Mail from Allentown soldiers  Allentown Morning Call

Lancaster woman reunites families with letters from Allentown WWII soldiers.



Obituary of Paul Schreiber  The Union of Grass Valley

A much-loved husband, partner, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, Paul Schreiber of Grass Valley, passed away February 12, 2019. He was 86.



Arrest made in Allentown high school student's killing, DA says  lehighvalleylive.com

Marquis Noel Bannister will be charged with homicide, robbery and aggravated assault in the Oct. 4 shooting of Johnny Lopez.



William H. Rader | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

William "Bill" Harry Rader of Dauphin, PA died Sunday morning, March 17, 2019 at Homestead Village in Lancaster, PA. Bill Rader, known by many as the ...



The 10,000 NJ Teachers Who Make $98K Or More In 2018  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

Top 10000 NJ Teachers Salaries - Point Pleasant, NJ - Here are the 10000 top-paid N.J. public school teachers, a growing club earning $100K-plus a year.



Alternative school would tap into Allentown students' passions  Allentown Morning Call

At new Allentown high school, students can intern at law firms, work with chefs and create their own websites.



Appeal focuses on Newtown officials' actions before shooting  69News WFMZ-TV

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut appeals court is set to hear arguments in a lawsuit alleging Sandy Hook Elementary School officials failed to order a ...



Allentonian Anna Mae Hays, first female general in U.S. armed forces, dies at 97  Allentown Morning Call

Allentown native Anna Mae Hays, the first woman in the U.S. armed forces to become a general, dies at the age of 97.



Happy birthday, Lee Iacocca! Facts to celebrate Allentown's legendary auto executive  Allentown Morning Call

Here are some little-known facts about Lee Iacocca, who changed America's auto industry.



Both sides want Weinstein hearing closed to press, public  WFMZ Allentown

NEW YORK (AP) - Both sides in Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault case want the media and the public barred from the disgraced movie mogul's next court ...



Wisconsin senator proposes tougher asylum requirements  69News WFMZ-TV

WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Homeland Security Chairman Ron Johnson says he is working on legislation to help stem the flow of migrants at the U.S.-Mexico ...



'Buck' Boyle left a lasting legacy in Allentown  Allentown Morning Call

Buck Boyle left lasting legacy of helping children in Allentown.



Prosecutors: Wisconsin teen typed plan to kill grandparents  69News WFMZ-TV

APPLETON, Wis. (AP) - Prosecutors say a 17-year-old accused of killing his grandparents in eastern Wisconsin typed out plans for the shootings. Alexander M.



Huerta, Hansberry documentaries among Peabody Award winners  WFMZ Allentown

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Profiles of activist Dolores Huerta and writer Lorraine Hansberry are among the Peabody Award winners for documentary programs.



Democratic candidates raising less money as donors sit out  69News WFMZ-TV

WASHINGTON (AP) - The crowded field of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates is showing early signs of money trouble as donors sit on the sidelines to ...



Mnuchin says Fed independence is important globally  WFMZ Allentown

WASHINGTON (AP) - Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Monday that the Federal Reserve's independence is important globally, while refusing to ...



O'Rourke says he gave more to charity than tax returns show  69News WFMZ-TV

FREDERICKSBURG, Virginia (AP) - Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke says his family donated more to charity than reported on past tax returns ...



Trump speaks with Jimmy Carter about China trade  69News WFMZ-TV

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump spoke over the weekend with former President Jimmy Carter about his China policies and "numerous other topics ...



Cuomo: NY to waive tuition for fallen service members' kids  69News WFMZ-TV

NEW YORK (AP) - New York state will grant free state tuition and room and board to the families of New York military members killed or disabled while on duty, ...



Growth of Germany's foreign population slows in 2018  69News WFMZ-TV

BERLIN (AP) - The number of foreigners living in Germany increased by 2.7% last year, a slower rate than in previous years although there was a marked ...



Raymond Barch  Cleveland Daily Banner

Raymond Barch died peacefully in Cleveland, on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. Raymond was born Nov. 28, 1938, in Brooklyn, N.Y.. Raymond's family moved to a ...



Frank Fischl, decorated Air Force pilot and former Allentown mayor, dies at 89  Allentown Morning Call

Frank R. Fischl Jr., a former college football star and decorated Air Force pilot who served a term as mayor of Allentown from 1978 to 1982, died Wednesday.



The viewing and funeral times for John Donmoyer  Groller's Corner

Courtesy of the Stephens Funeral Home, here is the obituary and viewing and funeral hours for my friend John Donmoyer: John Edward Donmoyer, 75, ...



Best Buy CEO Hubert Joly steps down  WFMZ Allentown

NEW YORK (AP) - The CEO credited with reviving a struggling Best Buy is stepping aside. Hubert Joly, 59, is handing leadership of the reinvigorated electronics ...



Hacker group posts hundreds of law officer records  69News WFMZ-TV

BOSTON (AP) - A hacker group has posted online the personal information of hundreds of federal agents and police officers apparently stolen from websites ...



Allentown Police Chief Glen Dorney is retiring  WFMZ Allentown

Allentown Police Department Chief Glen Dorney will soon have a new job with a similar title; police chief for the South Whitehall Township Police Department.



Japan reports exports, trade surplus slid in March  WFMZ Allentown

TOKYO (AP) - Japan's exports declined in March as shipments to China dropped more than 9%, pulling the nation's trade surplus sharply lower. The data ...



Egypt lawmakers pass amendments now headed to referendum  WFMZ Allentown

CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's parliament on Tuesday passed amendments to the constitution that could see President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi remain in power until 2030.



History's Headlines: The USS Allentown  WFMZ Allentown

The late John F. "Jack" McHugh regarded his Allentown High School teacher from the 1940s, Miss Joyce E. Beary, with respect. “Miss Beary was an excellent ...



Caesars names veteran of Vegas Strip as new CEO  WFMZ Allentown

NEW YORK (AP) - Caesars Entertainment is appointing a veteran of the Las Vegas Strip as its new chief executive. The casino giant named Tony Rodio as CEO ...



School To Issue 200 Detentions Over Student Walkouts  90.5 WESA

Officials at a Pennsylvania high school say they will issue detentions to more than 200 students who walked out of school as part of a nationwide protest.



Algerian President Bouteflika won't seek fifth term  69News WFMZ-TV

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has announced that he will not seek a fifth term in office, after weeks of protests surrounding his candidacy.



From cutting oranges to cutting film, George Veras has dedicated life to football  Canton Repository

The Hall of Fame's chief operating officer and executive producer believes the future is bright for Canton. CANTON TWP. Decades before George Veras got a ...



Red Cross, New Zealand hope for info on nurse held in Syria  WFMZ Allentown

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) - New Zealand's foreign minister has confirmed a New Zealand nurse has been held captive by the Islamic State group in ...



Paul Muschick  Allentown Morning Call

Column: Pennsylvania could increase voter turnout for municipal elections if it would hold them on the same day as higher-profile mid-term and presidential ...



Dieruff's tribute to Terry German brought back lots of former players and good memories  Allentown Morning Call

Dieruff saluted Terry German on Saturday during its boys basketball game against Allen.



Delaware Valley Gets First Taste Of Wintry Weather This Season  CBS Philly

Follow CBSPHILLY Facebook | Twitter. PHILADELPHIA (CBS/AP) –Residents across the Delaware Valley dealt with their first taste of wintry weather this season ...



'Burlesque to Broadway' in Allentown: Remembering days of Bubbles and Busty  Allentown Morning Call

'Burlesque to Broadway' at Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown celebrates venue's storied past as a leading burlesque hall.



Allentown's Palladino finishes Muhlenberg career as a record breaker  NJ.com

Moravian - Muhlenberg football. Muhlenberg's Nick Palladino throws against Moravian Nov. 12, 2016 at Rocco Calvo Field in Bethlehem. (Chris Post ...



Frances E. Mundey | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Frances E. Mundey, 93, of St. John's Herr Estate, Columbia, PA, formerly of East Petersburg, PA, died at Luther Acres under the care of hospice, surrounded by ...



Allentown police Chief Glen Dorney to resign, become South Whitehall Twp. chief  Allentown Morning Call

Glen Dorney, Allentown's top cop since early 2017, will be leaving the city department to head the South Whitehall Township Police Department, according to ...



Allentown's Graber prepared for test  The Times of Trenton - NJ.com

No one realizes how competitive he is,” longtime Allentown High School assistant football coach Joe Murphy said. “You would never know it."



2017 Year in Review  Muhlenberg College

As we reflect on 2017, we invite you to look back with us on the accomplishments, awards, celebrations and memories that made this year one to remember.



Pawlowski focusing on city prosperity if re-elected mayor  WFMZ Allentown

Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski says he wants to build on the prosperity the city has seen during his last three terms, and help Allentown live up to its tagline: ...



John Kondravy | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

John Kondravy, 77, originally from Allentown passed away Friday morning, September 29, 2017 at LGH.



Alex Moore of Allentown helps North Carolina women's lacrosse team to national title  NJ.com

Alex Moore got to live out a dream Sunday when the Allentown High School product and her teammates on the University of North Carolina women's lacrosse ...



Police: Bethlehem man admits to selling heroin  WFMZ Allentown

A 33-year-old of Bethlehem waived his miranda warnings and admitted to selling amounts of heroin, police say.



Lehigh Valley news in brief: Maple sugar tours at Kettle Creek, more  Allentown Morning Call

Education Center offers maple sugar programs. Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center will conduct tours of its maple sugaring site in Marshalls Creek in ...



The Bethlehem Bulldogs, 1947 AFL champs  Allentown Morning Call

The Bethlehem Bulldogs played in the American Football League from 1946 until the league's collapse in 1950.



Hovanetz, Carolyn | Obituaries | fredericksburg.com  Fredericksburg.com

Carolyn Hattie Hovanetz of Fredericksburg died Sunday, April 1, 2018 at her home. Carolyn was born in Ormrod, Pennsylvania and graduated from Allentown ...



Allentown Juvenile Admits Sexually Assaulting 16-Year-Old Girl at High School: Police  NBC 10 Philadelphia

A 15-year-old boy has admitted to sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl at an Allentown high school last month, according to police. The boy, unnamed due to ...



Fundraising under way for new William Allen High School Canary mascot costume  The Express Times - LehighValleyLive.com

About two weeks ago, Allentown School Board member Joanne Jackson attended a basketball game at William Allen High School, and she didn't like what she ...



Plenty of Lehigh Valley connections to previous Super Bowls, NFL title games  Allentown Morning Call

The greater Lehigh Valley has produced 14 participants and 24 league championship or Super Bowl rings.



South County Fab Five advance to state championship meet  Star-News

Their names are Justin Mulvany, Mariana Beltran-Picos, Luz Mercado, Estela Bustillos and Drake Prince. What they have in common is they will all be ...



Allentown has yet to secure key acre of American Parkway bridge  Allentown Morning Call

Allentown is waging a legal battle with Laurie Atiyeh, owner of concrete recycling business Lehigh Valley Properties, which is in the path of the American ...



Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski raised $384,000 amid grand jury probe for now-suspended U.S. Senate bid  Allentown Morning Call

Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski raised just $384,000 for the U.S. Senate campaign bid he suspended amid a grand jury probe of city contracts and campaign ...



Nazareth car dealer wants to open 2nd location at site of Timberline Inn in Bath  Allentown Morning Call

A Nazareth car dealer will open a second location at the former Timberline Inn in Bath if East Allen Township grants approvals.



Nazareth's Scherr wins PIAA golf championship  lehighvalleylive.com

Nazareth senior Kevin Scherr capped off a banner senior season Tuesday by winning the PIAA Golf Championships Class 3A boys title. Scherr shot a final ...



Wilt Chamberlain first wowed Lehigh Valley basketball fans 60 years ago  Allentown Morning Call

Basketball legend Wilt Chamberlain is known to most for his dominating Hall of Fame NBA career that included scoring 100 points in a game in Hershey while ...



Morett Announces the Additions of Three Newcomers  GoPSUsports.com

March 10, 2012UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - Penn State field hockey coach Charlene Morett has announced the addition of three newcomers to the Penn State ...



Mcall.com: SportsTalk : The old-timers enjoy another day in the sun  SportsTalk

SportsTalk is a all-in-one Sports Weblog of The Morning Call Sports Reporters. The blog will cover everything sports and more, from the Lehigh Valley and ...



Nazareth golfer Scherr leads PIAA championship after 1st round  lehighvalleylive.com

Nazareth senior Kevin Scherr shot 2-under-par 69 to take a four-stroke lead after Monday's first round of the PIAA State Golf Championships at Heritage Hills ...



A law degree for tenacious child with a mind open to possibility  STLtoday.com

ST. LOUIS • After years of wondering if their son would live past the age of 15, Kevin Fritz's parents received the news they'd prayed for upon the completion of a ...



Lehigh Township residents fired up over loud fireworks  Allentown Morning Call

Lehigh township residents complain fireworks too loud.



Andrew D. Sumner: Physician-assisted suicide wrong, dangerous for society  Allentown Morning Call

Senate Bill 549 to legalize physician-assisted suicide in Pennsylvania has been referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee.



10 fun facts about Dorney Park  Allentown Morning Call

Looking back at 125 years of family entertainment... 1) THE SAGA OF HERCULES. In 1988, Dorney Park announced it was building the world's largest wooden ...



Lehigh Valley-area players were prominent during Army-Navy heyday in 1950s  Allentown Morning Call

The Army vs. Navy rivalry, often college football's game of the year during the golden decade of the 1950s, was a grand spectacle of tradition, color, pageantry ...



Obituary: William Jenkins Wilcox Jr.  Oak Ridge Today

William Jenkins Wilcox Jr., 90, Oak Ridge pioneer and longtime resident, died Monday, Sept. 2, at NHC Healthcare of Oak Ridge.



Former all-CVC back Ross Scheuerman primed for monster senior season at Lafayette  The Trentonian

EASTON, Pa. - Imagine two of the biggest rivals in college football battling for a league title on a cold November day at Yankee Stadium, grandstands full of the ...



N.J teens win at World's Championship Horse Show in Ky.  NJ.com

Hallie Ricci wins the 15-year-old saddleseat equitation aboard So Smitten at the World's Championship Horse Show in Kentucky in August, 2016. (Photo by ...



Football Announces Recruiting Class  Bucknell University Official Athletic Site

LEWISBURG, Pa. – Bucknell head football coach Joe Susan announced 19 new members to the Bison football program on Wednesday's National Signing Day.



Football Preview: Pennington's Jordan Page, Hun's Hunter Knighton poised for big things  The Times of Trenton - NJ.com

Each plays the line on both sides of the ball. Both are offensive tackles; Page is a D-tackle, and Knighton a D-end.



Young Monmouth County equestrian wins world championship  NJ.com

Although she was born into a family long known for Standardbred breeding, Chloe Meirs likes horses of a different type -- and color. The Upper Freehold, N.J. ...



Charles "Bud" Hollenbach, 89, teacher, football coach  Philly.com

Charles R. "Bud" Hollenbach, 89, of Sellersville, a legendary offensive backfield coach for the Pennridge High School Rams, died Saturday, Oct. 18, at Abington ...



Funeral for Florence teen Sarah Townsend draws hundreds of mourners  The Star-Ledger - NJ.com

Sarah Townsend's body was found in a Burlington County park pond after an intense five day search.



Macungie gears up for second phase of Main Street renovation  Allentown Morning Call

Attend a Monday meeting to hear more about redevelopment plans for Macungie's Main Street, then tell borough officials what you think.



BORDENTOWN CITY: Police force welcomes new officers | Archives  Packet Online

BORDENTOWN CITY — Officials welcomed two new police officers to the department with the swearing in of Samantha Yerdon and Craig Conk at the ...



Rittenhouse Square Good Samaritan, Shot 5 Times, Says He’s No Hero  CBS Local

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — There was no other option for Torago Flint on the night of Tuesday, October 18. He was wrapping up a night of work selling drinks and ...



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