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Body Of 5-Year-Old Pennsylvania Boy With Autism Found In Canal

AP | Annum Masroor | Posted 01.02.2016 | Crime

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The body of a 5-year-old Pennsylvania boy with autism was found in a canal about a quarter mile from a relative's home whe...

5-Year-Old Boy With Autism Vanishes Without Shoes Or Coat

AP | Adam Goldberg | Posted 01.02.2016 | Crime

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Scores of police officers, firefighters and volunteers searched Friday for a 5-year-old boy with autism who wandered away ...

Suspect Accused Of 'Unprecedented' Killing Spree Across 2 States

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 07.09.2015 | Crime

A 22-year-old man is accused of killing seven people in Pennsylvania and his home state of New Jersey, beginning with a cousin whom he allegedly fatal...

Beyond Parades and Green Beer: 5 Culture-Focused St. Patrick's Day Celebrations

Shermans Travel | Posted 05.11.2015 | Travel
Shermans Travel

Looking for a way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day that goes beyond a parade and green beer? These four Irish communities around the world draw on their Irish heritage to infuse some meaningful fun into their celebrations.

Casinos Fail Old Industrial Towns

Peter Van Buren | Posted 01.14.2015 | Business
Peter Van Buren

Only a generation ago, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania had a steel mill employing tens of thousands of people at good wages. The typical casino worker today in Bethlehem makes $10-12 an hour. Many are part-time.

Grand Jury Will Probe Baffling Death Of Pro Wrestler's 'East Coast Girlfriend'

Posted 01.29.2014 | Crime

Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka was on his way to becoming one of the most popular pro wrestlers in 1983 when he found his girlfriend gasping for air and oozin...

Murky Waters in Allentown

Wenonah Hauter | Posted 05.29.2013 | Business
Wenonah Hauter

Open government and transparency are essential pillars of a functioning democracy. But when governments privatize public services and infrastructure, we too often lose access to information and the tools to hold officials accountable.

Why I Love the Lehigh Valley

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

People still look at me funny when I say Rodale is headquartered in the Lehigh Valley. Sometimes I'll say Emmaus, sometimes Allentown or Bethlehem. B...

Natural Gas Leaks: A Risky Business in Need of a Fix

John B. Kassel | Posted 03.10.2013 | Green
John B. Kassel

Ignoring leaky natural gas infrastructure is risky business. Let's fix what we have, and maximize our efficiency gains, before aggressively expanding. We'll be more sustainable, and safer, that way.

Bro KO's Bro Over Bogus Beer

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 07.17.2012 | College

A Pennsylvania teen pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor Monday after being arrested and charged with felony aggravated assault and summary harassment foll...

WATCH: Elderly Couple Cares For 71 Foster Children Over 15 Years

Posted 08.18.2011 | Impact

An elderly couple in Allentown, Pa. are currently searching for their 72nd foster child, reports WFMZ. Since their own children decided not to have ...

Astoria Characters: The Girl Fumi Fell For

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Asami Hotta picks up a petite pair of pliers, and with the skill of a neurosurgeon, starts turning the bits into a piece of one-of-a-kind costume jewelry.

Nonprofit Flies Vet To Best Friend's Wedding

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Iraq veteran, Sgt. Scott Wallace, 23, faced a dilemma: he had no way of getting from his base in North Carolina to his best friend's wedding in Allent...

This just in: The measure of a female candidate isn't in her measurements

Sam Bennett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sam Bennett

I never understood the toxic level of sexism in our society until I experienced it firsthand. And then I realized something else: Politics remains one...

Timothy Willgruber: Police Say Man Accused Of Accidentally Killing Identical Twin Has Killed Himself

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Authorities in eastern Pennsylvania say a man accused of killing his identical twin brother in a parallel parking accident has ...

Obama In Allentown, Pa. To Discuss Jobs, Economy

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Even as he trumpeted a slowdown in the nation's job losses Friday, President Barack Obama put finishing touches on a proposal he'll unveil next week t...

Keystone Voters in PA Diner Audio Slideshow

The Ballot Box | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Ballot Box

Five central Pennsylvania voters explain their votes from a vintage diner in rough center city Allentown. Keystone Voters in Pennsylvania from alex ...

Pennsylvania Diner Denizens Weigh Their Options Come Election Day

The Ballot Box | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Ballot Box

ALLENTOWN, Pa., 12:00 a.m. --- Six hours after walking through the doors of Dina's Diner in working-class center city here I emerged into the gloami...

Canvassing Through Allentown

Jake Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jake Goldman

It's not often that I'm awake at 5am, stumbling through sidewalks looking for a cup of coffee to clutch. Most of the time, I couldn't think of anyth...