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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.

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.

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 artists gets a helping hand from Allentown restaurant  WFMZ Allentown

A collaboration between Union and Finch and Dieruff High School is painting a pretty picture in the community.

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.

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.

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.

William Allen High School graduates hundreds  69News WFMZ-TV

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

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 ...

'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 ...

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.

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 ...

Dieruff student who made threat to school gets charge withdrawn  WFMZ Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - A Dieruff High School student who allegedly threatened to kill everyone in his school waived his preliminary hearing for court Wednesday.

ASD pitches learning dome planetarium  WFMZ Allentown

The Allentown School District is wishing upon a star.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

'I will [mess] you up': Dieruff High teen accused of threatening school staff  Allentown Morning Call

An 18-year-old was arrested Wednesday morning at Dieruff High School in Allentown after he lunged at an assistant principal and threatened to hurt a security ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 » ...

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 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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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, ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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, ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

'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 ...

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.

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 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.

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.

Diplomas come decades later for war veterans  Allentown Morning Call

ASD high school graduations will award diplomas posthumously to veterans.

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 ...

Allentown man honored to be in military honor guard  Allentown Morning Call

Donald K. Heck of Allentown said he has participated in more than 1000 funerals as a member of the honor guard for American Legion Post 576 in Allentown.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Whitehall High School graduation 2018 (PHOTOS)

Whitehall High School holds commencement at Stabler Arena in Bethlehem.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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

Jeffrey Lord did not expect to become famous. He shakes his head in disbelief when reflecting upon how he, a 66-year-old former White House insider living in ...

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 ...

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 ...

Walkout planned in Allentown district if student demands not met

Students in the Allentown School District are planning to walk out next week if Superintendent Russell Mayo doesn't resign and students aren't given a voting ...

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 ...

$95,000 judgment in suit over Allen student's injuries  Allentown Morning Call

A federal judge has ordered three former William Allen High School students to pay $95,000 to compensate a former fellow student for injuries they caused him ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Allentown police seek missing Rose Marie Cruz, 17  Allentown Morning Call

Update: Allentown police said Wednesday morning they are still searching for Rose Marie Cruz, 17, who has been missing since Monday afternoon. Police are ...

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.

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, ...

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.

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, ...

W-B Area will merge 3 city high school athletic programs  Citizens Voice

Meyers High School athletic director Michael Namey looks through a binder with athletics transportation costs during a school board meeting at Solomon/Plains ...

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

Allentown School Board member Joanne Jackson started raising money after seeing the mascot at a recent basketball game and feeling it needed an update.

High School Football: Wilkes-Barre consolidation forces minor schedule adjustments  Citizens Voice

When the Wilkes-Barre Area School Board elected to combine the athletic programs of GAR, Meyers and Coughlin beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, ...

Basketball rims will return to Allentown's Andre Reed Park, this time with locks  Allentown Morning Call

Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski held a meeting Tuesday to discuss his controversial decision to remove the basketball rims at Andre Reed Park.

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, ...

Mom tearfully faces daughter she allegedly attacked, robbed

An Allentown mother accused of robbing and violently attacking her daughter had a decision to make Tuesday afternoon. Dana Fox was in court for her ...

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 ...

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

The Parkland School Board approved her retirement at tonight's meeting.

PIAA boys basketball: Dallas falls in double OT  Citizens Voice

HAZLETON — Dallas' Alex Charlton was the first player to emerge coming out of halftime Tuesday night. After a scoreless first half, the senior forward practiced ...

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Valley West edges Hazleton Area  Citizens Voice

HAZLETON — Valley West's Carson Canavan was a beast Friday night. The junior running back rushed for 251 yards on 29 carries and scored on a 42-yard ...

Woman puts howl in Halloween with werepup toys  69News WFMZ-TV

What Asia Eriksen makes usually howls. "When somebody seriously asks what I do for a living, I find it really funny to say I make werewolf babies," said Eriksen.

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