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Theater: Colorful ‘Joseph’ to open at PA Playhouse  Allentown Morning Call

When “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” opens Friday, May 31, at Pennsylvania Playhouse in Bethlehem, the entire production will explode with ...

Facing short-term fiscal troubles, ASD to borrow $10M  69News WFMZ-TV

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Following a narrow vote, the Allentown School Board decided to borrow $10 million to help cover operating costs. The 5-4 vote at Tuesday ...

Allentown School Board accepts retirement of Dieruff High principal  69News WFMZ-TV

The Allentown School Board unanimously and graciously accepted the retirement of Louis E. Dieruff High School Principal Susan Bocian, effective June 30, ...

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

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Two teams warming up on the hardwood but this game is no normal match up at Dieruff High School. It's the 4th Annual Unity game between ...

Dieruff students to perform in High Notes Gala  69News WFMZ-TV

Allentown School District's 9th annual High Notes Gala is this weekend. The city's middle and high schools will perform a snippet from their school musical at the ...

Dieruff High School mourns student after shooting death

Authorities were continuing to investigate what led to the death of Leslie Pena. She was 14.

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.

Allentown native and pro football Hall of Famer Andre Reed pays visit to high school students  69News WFMZ-TV

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Students at Dieruff High School in Allentown got a special treat Thursday. Pro-football Hall of Famer and Dieruff alumni Andre Reed made a ...

How many times a police officer responded to each Lehigh Valley public high school last year

These figures come from public school crime statistics published annually by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Allentown School District to spend $13,000 on billboards, radio ads to counter charter schools  Allentown Morning Call

The competition of school choice is compelling the Allentown School District to spend $13,000 on billboards, promotional videos and radio ads, Superintendent ...

Suspect in Allentown teen's slaying shot at 'anything and everything until the clip was empty' witness testifi  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.

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.

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.

"Disgusting" video of Dieruff brawl played in court  Allentown Morning Call

In a video that Lehigh County Judge Kelly L. Banach called "disgusting and disturbing," at least seven Dieruff High School students can be seen stomping and ...

William Allen High School graduates hundreds  69News WFMZ-TV

Graduating high school students took center stage at the PPL Center in Allentown Friday night.

Challenge aims to toss Allentown schools candidate off Democratic primary ballot  69News WFMZ-TV

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - A member of the Allentown school board has filed a challenge to have a fellow board member and candidate tossed off the Democratic ...

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.

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

The state's new accountability system takes a look at schools' career readiness. What exactly does that mean?

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.

Alarmed Allentown superintendent: 'This generation of kids has learned to accept school violence'  Allentown Morning Call

At a school safety meeting, Superintendent Thomas Parker said the district is creating an anonymous tip line and looking into active shooter training.

Lehigh Valley primary election: Here are your county and city candidates  Allentown Morning Call

Lehigh Valley 2019 candidates for Lehigh and Northampton county offices and for Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton offices.

Man charged in Allentown robbery  Allentown Morning Call

A man was arraigned Tuesday night on charges in a Feb. 17 violent armed robbery in Allentown.

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 ...

Allentown police investigating early morning shooting at nightclub  Allentown Morning Call

Allentown police are investigating a shooting early Saturday morning that left a man wounded in the parking lot of Chicago Restaurant and Club Gravity on the ...

Petition asks Pennsylvania lawmakers to preserve Allentown State Hospital  Allentown Morning Call

A petition is on its way to collecting 1500 signatures in support of preserving the Allentown State Hospital, which the state plans to demolish.

'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 ...

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 ...

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. Advertisement.

Allentown homicide suspect told witness that victim begged for his life, records say  Allentown Morning Call

The victim in an Upper Macungie Township homicide begged for his life and tried to run away from the man who police say ambushed him at his workplace, ...

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 ...

Berks County Catholic elementary school principal, wife accused of stealing $150,000 from Allentown Diocese  Allentown Morning Call

The principal of a Catholic elementary school in Berks County and his wife were charged Thursday with stealing $150,000 from the Diocese of Allentown, ...

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

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - A Dieruff High School student is dead and two others are injured after a shooting that police are calling a domestic incident. Loved ones said ...

April sentencings for final defendants in Allentown, Reading corruption cases  Allentown Morning Call

Sentencing hearings have been scheduled in April for the last three defendants in the Allentown and Reading corruption cases,

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?

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 ...

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.

DA: Pottsville police justified in shooting Allentown man  Allentown Morning Call

Schuylkill County District Attorney Mike O'Pake said Friday that two Pottsville police officers were justified in shooting an Allentown man when he pointed a gun ...

Allentown School District planning to reopen, revamp planetarium  Allentown Morning Call

Allentown School District students could soon not only fly to the stars, but also plunge into deep oceans and dig through the earth. The district is looking into ...

Fox News’ Martha MacCallum talks about why Bernie Sanders Town Hall is coming to Bethlehem  Allentown Morning Call

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders will come to Bethlehem Monday to kick of a series of Fox Town Halls featuring candidates vying to represent the Democrats in the next ...

Does the Lehigh Valley support legal weed? Here's how the weekend's 1st stop on 'listening' tour went

For 90 minutes, Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman and three Lehigh Valley state lawmakers listened to people speak Saturday about their support for ...

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 ...

In our schools: Carolyn Hanych-Fitch, Brandywine Heights  Reading Eagle

I grew up in: Allentown I now live in: Fogelsville Family: Husband, Clayton; three children, Cayden, 14; Camryn, 12; and Cannon, 11. Education: Dieru.

Spend a lot of time on social media? At Kutztown University, you can earn a degree in it  Allentown Morning Call

Kutztown University has created a new degree program called Social Media Theory and Strategy program. Now in its second year, the program aims to prepare ...

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.

‘It’s destroyed. Melted. Devastated’: ATF, local officials probe fire at Pentecostal church in Bethlehem  Allentown Morning Call

Firefighters, police, and federal agents responded to a fire at a Pentecostal church on Pembroke Road in Bethlehem overnight.

Dieruff High School athletic director arrested for allegedly purchasing cocaine  The Express Times -

Tim Geiger, 44, who has held the position since 2001, has been suspended with pay following his arrest, according to school officials.

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 ...

Report grades Pa. schools: Here's every Lehigh Valley high school's marks

Curious about the best public high school in Pennsylvania or the Lehigh Valley? has release its 2018 list of the best high schools in the state and we ...

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

Brian Bahr is the latest former juvenile "lifer" to return to court to be resentenced following a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that struck down mandatory life sentences ...

Allentown man killed girl shortly after coming home, grabbing pistol, police say  Allentown Morning Call

Antwan Washington entered his Allentown home Tuesday afternoon and went directly upstairs before he came back down with a loaded pistol, according to the ...

Detective: Jeweler Patrick Murphy was stabbed three times in New Orleans hotel room  Allentown Morning Call

Megan Hall, The 25-year-old woman charged with killing Schuylkill County jeweler Patrick Murphy in New Orleans the week before Mardi Gras, is expected to ...

Lehigh Valley high school football: 2018 season and team previews  Allentown Morning Call

Morning Call Varsity reporters Keith Groller and Stephen Miller take a look at how the Lehigh Valley's high school football teams in the Eastern Pennsylvania ...

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.

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, ...

State Theatre announces 2019 Freddy Awards participating schools  69News WFMZ-TV

EASTON, Pa. - The State Theatre in Easton, Pa. has announced the 2019 Freddy Awards participating school performances. Check out the full schedule and ...

Three Schuylkill men charged along with band director in having sex with minor  Allentown Morning Call

Three Schuylkill County men join well-known band director Dale Schimpf in being charged with having illegal sexual contact with the same minor they met ...

Scraping season: Here's your chance to learn more about lanternflies  Allentown Morning Call

It's time to scrape spotted lanternfly eggs off trees. Penn State Extension is hosting.

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 ...

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.

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

FRIDAY, MAY 25. •American Legion Band of Bethlehem performs at 7:30 p.m. at the Bethlehem Rose Garden, Eighth Avenue and Union Boulevard.

Video shows yet another 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, ...

Pennsylvania Republicans denounce governor's call to raise minimum wage to $12  Allentown Morning Call

Hearings on Gov. Tom Wolf's $34.1 billion budget plan kicked off with a volley of Republican attacks on the Democrat's new proposal to raise Pennsylvania's ...

It takes a village: Allentown holds summit to end youth violence  Allentown Morning Call

Promise Neighborhood of the Lehigh Valley is sponsoring a summit to end youth violence on Thursday, June 7 at Building 21. Shalon Buskirk, the mother of ...

Missing Allentown teenager found, police say  WFMZ Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - The Allentown teenage girl who was reported missing has been found safe, police said. Allentown police were searching for Rose Marie ...

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 ...

Allentown to host weekend of Cinco de Mayo festivities  Allentown Morning Call

Allentown officials announced a weekend-long lineup of Cinco de Mayo festivities Wednesday including a pub crawl, a block party and a "Tastes of Mexico" ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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

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

Serial rapist is a predator, judge rules, calling it a 'no-brainer'  Allentown Morning Call

Seth Mull was convicted of serially raping women. Northampton County prosecutors say he created victims starting when he was 13 years old and continuing ...

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 ...

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.

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

A pair of meetings is scheduled, one in mid-March and a second in May to gather public input on planning for Andre Reed Park.

No prison time for former Mayor Ed Pawlowski's top aide  Allentown Morning Call

Former Allentown Managing Director Francis Dougherty avoided prison time Friday despite helping steer at least one city contract to ex-Allentown Mayor Ed ...

Pennsylvania OKs sports betting and Sands casino licenses  Allentown Morning Call

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board on Wednesday awarded an online gambling license to Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem and another casino while ...

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

Here are the Top 10 things you find at Allentown's Mayfair and The Great Pennsylvania Music & Arts Celebration on Memorial Day weekend.

Jurors see video of white officer shooting Antwon Rose, 17  Allentown Morning Call

A white police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black 17-year-old last year goes on trial in a case that could put him behind bars for life.

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.

Weissport officials didn't know police chief was accused of child rape, never would have hired him, solicitor  Allentown Morning Call

When Weissport Borough Council voted to bring Brent Getz on board as police chief in February, officials were unaware of the active investigation into ...

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.

Southern Lehigh High School: Disney's The Little Mermaid  WFMZ Allentown

Southern Lehigh High School: Disney's The Little Mermaid | 2018 Freddy Awards participating high school . Your source for everything about the Freddy Awards ...

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

Report shows 'waste, abuse' of money in Allentown School District's business office.

Dieruff student likely to be charged in pep rally attack of teacher  Allentown Morning Call

A Dieruff High School student probably will be charged Friday with pushing a teacher down the school gym's bleachers after a pep rally last week, Lehigh ...

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 ...

Lehigh Valley schools used as polling places  Allentown Morning Call

Allowing public schools to also be used for Election Day voting raises questions about student safety. Last November a Northampton County elementary school ...

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.

Spring eats: More than 25 new and upcoming Lehigh Valley restaurants  Allentown Morning Call

Whether you're looking to catch up with friends, wine and dine a special someone or just grab a quick bite to eat on-the-go, here are more than 30 Lehigh Valley ...

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.

Analysis: President Trump creates problems and then rushes in to solve them. Special Olympics the latest examp  Allentown Morning Call

For President Donald Trump, sometimes the easiest problems to solve are the ones created by his own policies, this analysis shows.

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.

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