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Allentown police, Dieruff High School face off on the court  69News WFMZ-TV

Two teams warming up on the hardwood but this game is no normal match up at Dieruff High School.

Dieruff High School mourns student after shooting death

Authorities respond Nov. 6, 2018, to the 700 block of South 10th Street in Allentown for a shooting incident that left Dieruff High School student Leslie Pena dead ...

Dieruff High School to upgrade planetarium  69News WFMZ-TV

The Allentown School District is reaching for the stars with plans to dust off and upgrade the Dieruff dome.

Hundreds accept diplomas at Dieruff High School Commencement  69News WFMZ-TV

Hundreds of graduates accepted their diplomas Saturday afternoon at the commencement for Dieruff High School.

A look at the National Football Foundation high school football scholar-athletes to be honored March 3  Allentown Morning Call

A look at the 33 high school and six colege scholar-athletes for the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Lehigh Valley Chapter banquet on ...

George H.W. Bush was no stranger to the Lehigh Valley  Allentown Morning Call

The Lehigh Valley saw a lot of George H.W. Bush over the years. Every time he ran for president, he scheduled a visit here. And when his son and namesake ...

Police: Dieruff student said he was going to kill everyone at school  WFMZ Allentown

The outburst came Thursday as students were discussing emotions about the recent shooting in Florida.

From Dieruff to Denmark: Lehigh Valley program has local students going places  Penn State News

Penn State Lehigh Valley's Pathway to College and Career Readiness Program is helping local high-school students prepare for college, job success.

ASD spends $13000 on marketing campaign  69News WFMZ-TV

In an effort to compete against charter schools, the Allentown School District will spend $13000 on billboards, radio ads, video ads, and social media to promote ...

2 teens beaten during massive fight near Dieruff High School  WFMZ Allentown

Allentown police said a group of about 50 students confronted two juveniles outside Dieruff High School. They were reportedly beaten by about 20 students at ...

Dieruff High School student guilty of assaulting teacher  WFMZ Allentown

The Dieruff High School student accused of pushing a teacher down bleachers at a pep rally has been found guilty.

Suspect in Allentown teen's slaying shot at 'anything and everything until the clip was empty' witness testifies  Allentown Morning Call

Preliminary hearing at 10:30 a.m. on Sept. 12 for Antwan Washington Harper, charged with killing 16-year-old Carolina Monsato in Allentown.

Memorial planned to honor girl, 16, killed in south Allentown shooting  Allentown Morning Call

A memorial *service* has been organized for 16-year-old Carolina Monsanto who died Tuesday after being shot at her south Allentown home along with two ...

'Celebration of Life' honors Allentown homicide victim  69News WFMZ-TV

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - A special *service* remembered a local teen who was shot and killed late last month. A "Celebration of Life" was held for Carolina Monsanto ...

Poor academic performance at two high schools concerns Allentown School Board  WFMZ Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - The high number of ninth-grade students in district high schools who are repeating the ninth grade or failing two or more subjects was the ...

State police need your help to solve these 12 Lehigh Valley cold case murders

Bethlehem-based Troop M of the Pennsylvania State Police wants your help in investigations into unsolved homicides in Lehigh and Northampton counties.

ASD pitches learning dome planetarium  WFMZ Allentown

The Allentown School District is wishing upon a star.

Two boys beaten as melee involving 50 students erupts near Dieruff, police say  Allentown Morning Call

Two Dieruff High School boys were seriously injured Tuesday afternoon when they were jumped and pistol-whipped by a large group of students near the ...

Live from Carnegie Hall, it's Dieruff High's band class performing the Beatles  Allentown Morning Call

The Dieruff High School band will perform at Carnegie Hall on Saturday with the Liverpool Legends, a Beatles cover band.

Dieruff High student sentenced for raping girl at school  WFMZ Allentown

A student at Dieruff High School in Allentown, who stands accused of raping a fellow student, was sentenced this week to at least six months in a juvenile ...

Twins and star students headed to the Ivy League  69News WFMZ-TV

Since day one twins Sinar and Yanar Bitar have done everything, from matching honors to now matching acceptance letters.

Loved ones mourn teen killed in Allentown gunfire  69News WFMZ-TV

A Dieruff High School student is dead and two others are injured after a shooting that police are calling a domestic incident.

Lehigh Valley prom schedule 2018: See our photos  Allentown Morning Call

When is prom in the Lehigh Valley? Here is the 2018 schedule for area high schools; check back to see our photo galleries.

Police: Shots fired outside Dieruff by group looking to 'settle the score'  Allentown Morning Call

Allentown police have charged a 22-year-old man with being part of a group that fired a gun at two boys outside Dieruff High School Thursday, triggering a ...

Teacher Innovation Grant recipients announced  69News WFMZ-TV

The Allentown School District Foundation has announced the 20 Teacher Innovation Grant recipients.

DA: Teen admits to sex assault inside Dieruff High School

Police are investigating a rape inside a Lehigh County high school, and investigators say it involves two young teens.

Dieruff student pushed teacher down bleachers, schools chief says; teacher's husband says students kicked, punched her  Allentown Morning Call

A Dieruff High School student pushed a teacher down bleachers as students were leaving a pep rally last week, an Allentown School District investigation has ...

Allentown School Board approved hiring planetarium director, but district never filled position  Allentown Morning Call

Last June, Allentown School Director Robert E. Smith, Jr., proudly cast his vote for a budget that he thought would allow Allentown students to reach for the stars.

Dieruff High School graduates 447  Allentown Morning Call

Dieruff High School held graduation ceremonies June 14. The valedictorian was Nadim Ammari and the salutatorian was Mishleen M. Bashour. Diplomas were ...

Ranking Lehigh Valley schools' SAT scores, from worst to best

The Pa. Department of Education tracks the average SAT score of all public high schools. We took a deep dive into the data.

Tornado damages Allentown Dieruff High School

ALLENTOWN -- Meteorologists from the National Weather *Service* have confirmed that a small tornado spawned by the remnants of Tropical Storm Hanna ...

Judge on Dieruff mob: 'I saw boys who acted like savages'

The last of the juvenile defendants was sentenced Wednesday.

Police: Suspect In Triple Shooting That Left Allentown Teen Dead Turns Self In  CBS Philly

Follow CBSPHILLY Facebook | Twitter. ALLENTOWN, Pa. (CBS) — The suspect involved in a triple shooting that claimed the life of a 16-year-old girl in ...

Every hurricane that's roared through the Lehigh Valley in the last 75 years

On those occasions when hurricanes and tropical storms do reach us, they can be calamitous. Think of the days without power after Sandy, or the destructive ...

Allentown to hold meetings on noisy Andre Reed Park that fueled shouting match last summer  Allentown Morning Call

A half a year after shouting erupted over noisy basketball players at Andre Reed Park, Allentown will hold two public meetings to gather input for a master plan ...

Freddy Awards - Videos, Photos, Awards and Performances -  WFMZ Allentown

North Warren Regional High School: The Pirates of Penzance | 2018 Freddy Awards participating high school. Read More » ...

YARD BY YARD, Part 1: The Story of Dieruff Football  Allentown Morning Call

In one arm, John McDowell clutches a stack of papers. On his shoulder dangles a satchel, brimming with his laptop, playbooks and the high expectations he has ...

Man is charged in Allentown shooting death, but he's on the loose  Allentown Morning Call

Allentown police are looking for a 20-year-old man they say is responsible for the shooting death Thursday night of a man in a parking lot on Linden Street near ...

Video shows confrontation between teens, police in Allentown

There was much discussion in Lehigh County about a confrontation between students and police this past Friday in Allentown. Police had to break up the fight, ...

Allentown's ReEngagement Center helps dropouts achieve diplomas  Allentown Morning Call

ALLENTOWN — Desiree Guth was just half a credit shy of receiving her high school diploma at Dieruff High School when school and her personal life became ...

The most famous person from each of these 21 Lehigh Valley high schools

The region has its share of celebrities, some of whom have become household names.

Arts Around Town: Cedar Crest hosts new Mayfair; fairgrounds highlights military history  WFMZ Allentown

Memorial Day weekend will debut some "firsts" in the Lehigh Valley, in particular, on Allentown's west side. Mayfair Festival of the Arts, held for many years at ...

Look back at 20 years of murals and public art from the Banana Factory

Tour two decades of murals, sculptures and more public art throughout the Lehigh Valley from Banana Factory and ArtsQuest, with works in Bethlehem, ...

Allentown looks to create alternative education option, add staff members  Allentown Morning Call

In response to the string of violence that rocked the Allentown School District in the fall, administrators are looking to spend $2 million to create an alternative ...

Thomas Traud nominated for Allentown city solicitor  WFMZ Allentown

Allentown interim Mayor Ray O'Connell has nominated attorney Thomas Traud, Jr. for the city solicitor position.

Allentown schools, churches would be slapped with proposed stormwater fee  Allentown Morning Call

Allentown residents, businesses and other groups typically exempt from taxes will owe the city money under a new plan to impose a stormwater fee.

DA: Allentown student pushed teacher down set of bleachers

A 16-year-old girl is accused of pushing a teacher down a set of bleachers during a pep rally earlier this month at Dieruff High School in Allentown, Pa.

Track and Field Announces 2018 Recruiting Class

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – Twenty-six recruited student-athletes have committed to the University of Hartford cross country and track and field programs, ...

Allentown settles Dieruff student's Taser lawsuit for $100,000  Allentown Morning Call

ALLENTOWN — Allentown paid $100,000 to settle a city woman's lawsuit over a police officer's use of a stun gun against her 14-year-old daughter as the girl left ...

'Juvenile lifer' gives up bid for shorter sentence in girl's slaying, says he does 'not deserve' one  Allentown Morning Call

A former “juvenile lifer” awaiting a new trial in the 2003 rape and murder of a 12-year-old Allentown girl has dropped his bid for a shorter sentence. Brian Bahr ...

Under new Pennsylvania mandate, schools must make it their business to prepare students for careers  Allentown Morning Call

At Wescosville Elementary in the East Penn School District, fourth-graders are in charge of running a doughnut shop. It's all pretend, but as part of the ...

Arrests made after school threats in the Tri-State area

With the images of the Parkland school assault still raw in everyone's mind, word has come of three threats against schools in the Tri-state area, in Allentown, ...

Allentown native, NFL Hall of Famer Andre Reed proud to have Allentown street and park named in his honor  Allentown Morning Call

Pro Football Hall of Famer and Dieruff High grad Andre Reed has a street and park dedicated in his honor on Allentown's East Side near Dieruff.

Armed student's threat puts Allen High School in Allentown on lockdown, police say  WFMZ Allentown

A teenager is facing charges for allegedly trying to take a gun to a high school in Allentown.

Dieruff High grad Jeffrey Lord finds love and hate as Trump's CNN surrogate  Allentown Morning Call

Jeffrey Lord, President Donald Trump's advocate on CNN, graduated from Allentown's Dieruff High School in 1969.

Lehigh Valley schools faced uptick in threats in month after Parkland massacre  Allentown Morning Call

Lehigh Valley schools receive more threats in month after Parkland shooting than rest of school year combined, a Morning Call investigation finds.

Lehigh Valley schools used as polling places  Allentown Morning Call

These Lehigh Valley schools are used as polling places on Election Day, raising questions about student safety. In November a Nazareth area elementary ...

Great Pennsylvania Music & Arts Celebration and Mayfair: 10 best things at Memorial Day festivals  Allentown Morning Call

For 30 years, Allentown had a single Memorial Day weekend celebration: Mayfair Festival of the Arts. Last year, it had none, when Mayfair ended its run, citing ...

Jim Wehr named fire chief in Allentown  Allentown Morning Call

Allentown Mayor Ray O'Connell announced Jim Wehr, a 24-year veteran of the department, will be the city's interim fire chief.

East Allentown's only swimming pool could be replaced by spray pool  Allentown Morning Call

Allentown is applying for a state grant in hopes of replacing the city's only East Side pool with a spray pool, city officials announced this week. The spray pool ...

Decision to close Andre Reed Park basketball courts draws a whistle  Allentown Morning Call

Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski's decision to cut off basketball play at an East Allentown park has youth sports organizers and other city politicos crying foul.

Lehigh Valley prom schedule 2017: See our photos  Allentown Morning Call

When is prom in the Lehigh Valley? Here is the 2017 schedule for area high schools; check back to see our photo galleries.

Hundreds walk out of Allentown schools, then lose interest  Allentown Morning Call

Hundreds walk out of Allentown schools Monday morning under leadership of a charter school teacher, but teenagers soon lost interest and left.

Lehigh Valley Memorial Day weekend events: Parades, services, concerts  Allentown Morning Call

•American Legion Band of Bethlehem performs at 7:30 p.m. at the Bethlehem Rose Garden, Eighth Avenue and Union Boulevard. SATURDAY, MAY 26.

Stop the Violence music showcase to be held at Allentown's Alternative Gallery  Allentown Morning Call

Local music artists will be joined by local politicians in the first ever #StoptheViolence music showcase at Allentown's Alternative Gallery on Sunday, Oct.21.

Bad Apples: Lehigh Valley teachers who lost licenses or received reprimands

A total of 25 Lehigh Valley teachers have had actions taken against their teaching certification in the last four years. Here's a breakdown of the discipline issued.

Allentown's newest high school: seven questions about Building 21 Allentown

The city's third high school, Building 21 Allentown, is set to open in September.

Dieruff High School boys basketball team defeats Easton in Yasso-Rothrock Tournament  The Express Times -

The Huskies led virtually the entire way and coasted down the stretch.

Gridiron at J. Birney Crum Stadium officially dubbed Andre Reed Field  Allentown Morning Call

Andre Reed caught the first pass on Andre Reed Field, dedicated during halftime of the Dieruff-Allen rivalry game Saturday.

Allentown's Mayfair: What to expect with festival moving to Cedar Crest College  Allentown Morning Call

Mayfair, Allentown's Memorial Day weekend festival, to bloom again as Cedar Crest College.

New sentencing set for Allentown man who murdered 12-year-old in 2003  Allentown Morning Call

ALLENTOWN — Nearly 13 years after a judge sent him to prison for the rest of his life for raping and killing a 12-year-old Allentown girl, Brian Bahr has a chance ...

Report grades Pa. schools: Here's every Lehigh Valley high school's marks's rankings relied on U.S. Department of Education data and reviews from parents and students.

Ranking the Lehigh Valley schools' ACT scores, from worst to best

We took a look at the 2016 testing results for the region's high schools.

Stormwater fee would hit all Allentown property owners  WFMZ Allentown

Allentown officials hosted a public meeting Monday night to discuss and promote a potential stormwater fee that could cause property owners to dig deeper into ...

Ex-teacher found guilty on 3 counts for leading walkout in Allentown School District  Allentown Morning Call

ALLENTOWN -- During four hours of testimony, two pictures emerged of the former charter school teacher who carried a bullhorn and marched with hundreds of.

Allentown teacher: 'I feel like a correctional officer'  Allentown Morning Call

During breakfast at an Allentown elementary school, a third-grader became so angry with another child in the cafeteria that he wrapped his hands around the ...

Report finds 'waste, abuse' of money in Allentown School District's business office  Allentown Morning Call

A forensic report of the Allentown School District's beleaguered business office found there was no written policy on using petty cash, that money from student ...

Keystone Exams one big headache for Lehigh Valley school districts  Allentown Morning Call

Prescious Correa gets good grades as a sophomore at Dieruff High School in Allentown, acing pop quizzes and passing her courses. But in the Keystone ...

Andre Reed hired to promote medical marijuana  Lehigh Valley Business

National Football League Hall of Famer and Allentown native Andre Reed has a new role.

6 Lehigh County middle school students cited for drinking vodka at school

Six middle school students have been cited for drinking vodka in Lehigh County, which has seen a recent increase of unruly student behavior.

Allentown's new Memorial Day event promising to put 'memorial' back in celebration  Allentown Morning Call

A new Memorial Day weekend event planned for Allentown says it will put the “memorial” back in Memorial Day celebration. An integral part of the three-day ...

The Lehigh Valley's 21 highest NFL draft selections

The 2016 NFL draft begins 8 p.m. Thursday. Numerous athletes from the Lehigh Valley have been scooped up by pro franchises during the league's ...

Motorcycle crash victim dreamed of being mechanical engineer

The 24-year-old lost control of his bike in Lower Macungie Township on March 25, 2017.

Longtime Professor Publishes Helpful Intro to Physics Tool  Lehigh University News

Florencia Dayan '21 (left) and George Awad '22 (right) have found associate professor of physics Jerome Licini's tilted-axis tool helpful. Licini is publishing the ...

What you need to know about Allentown's controversial stormwater fee  Allentown Morning Call

Starting next year, Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski has proposed that the city begin charging all property owners a stormwater fee to pay for stormwater ...

Presidents in the Lehigh Valley: from Washington to Obama  Allentown Morning Call

From George Washington to Barack Obama, more than half of our presidents have stopped in the Lehigh Valley. Washington famously stayed at the Sun Inn, ...

Pomp and circumstance: Allentown parents complete program to learn English  Allentown Morning Call

Htee Kee only had four years of schooling before she was sent to a refugee camp at the Thailand-Burma border, a place where she and her family were not ...

Allentown teachers receive raises, protection as part of contract  Allentown Morning Call

Allentown teachers, school board agree to four-year contract that will raise the starting salary and protect teachers who have been assaulted by students.

Lighting up the season: Lehigh Valley Christmas tree ceremonies  Allentown Morning Call

Once the trees are up, the Christmas season is in full swing. Here's where to watch the lights come on.

Parkland High School assistant principal who spent years with Allentown district retiring  The Express-Times

The Parkland School Board tonight signed off on Steckel's retirement, effective July 31, with a 7-0 vote. School directors Robert Cohen and Jef Reyburn were ...

For Syrian woman in Allentown, a life in limbo  Allentown Morning Call

Damascus native Nisreen Saadia is living in Allentown on borrowed time. Carrying only her academic credentials, the clothes on her back and some cash, ...

Allentown's Emmanuel UCC celebrates 100 years with 'Anniversary Suite'  Allentown Morning Call

Emmanuel United Church of Christ is a huge, impressive, castle-like church that has been at the corner of 16th and Chew streets in Allentown for a long time.

Allen High senior accepted by seven Ivy League schools, but turns them all down  Allentown Morning Call

Allen senior accepted into seven Ivy League schools, turns them all down.

March for Science 2018: What is it, when and where is it happening April 14?

The 2018 March for Science Lehigh Valley is happening this weekend (4/14/18) in Bethlehem, along with the main march in Washington, D.C., and 200 satellite ...

Lawsuit against Allentown officer who used Taser on teen heading to civil trial  The Express Times -

The family of the 14-year-old female student has sued Allentown police officer Jason Ammary for shooting her with a Taser twice in the groin outside Dieruff High ...

Allen High student who punched cop is sentenced  Allentown Morning Call

ALLENTOWN — A 15-year-old Allen High School student who was seen on a viral video pummeling a female Allentown police officer during an after-school riot ...

'She was the center of it all,' family says of mom killed in crash

The mother of 2 and grandmother of 1 died Wednesday night in a crash on Route 248 in Upper Nazareth Township.

Richard T. Taylor, Sr. | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Richard T. Taylor, Sr., 75, of Reinholds, passed away on Saturday, February 17, 2018, at home. He was the husband of Cynthia D. (Gelsinger) Taylor, with whom ...

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Dallas routs Tunkhannock - Sports  Citizens Voice

DALLAS — Heading into Friday night's contest, Dallas wanted to establish the line of scrimmage on both sides of the football. That mission was accomplished, ...

Trio of District 2's best coaches enter PA Sports Hall of Fame  Citizens Voice

PLAINS TWP. — They are three of the greatest coaches to walk the sidelines in the history of District 2 athletics. When you hear the names George Curry, Jack ...

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