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Lehigh University announced on April 21 that it is requiring students to be vaccinated if they plan to come to campus in the fall. Read more
Frogs and salamanders get a new place to breed thanks to a restoration project at Ohiopyle State Park in western Pennsylvania. The Allegheny Front’s Kara Read more
So far, Jen Clements, a professor of social work and gerontology at Shippensburg University, has found vaccination appointments for more than 500 people all for Read more
A state senate committee has approved a measure to give sexual abuse survivors up to two years to sue their abusers if their cases were Read more
Two people are dead and one person is injured after a shooting that began on Route 22 in the early morning of April 21 and Read more
Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin said the incident began on Route 22 near the exit for Route 309 and Cedar Crest Blvd. when an Read more
A small group of Black Lives Matter activists from the Lehigh Valley gathered in downtown Allentown on April 20 after Derek Chauvin’s guilty verdict was Read more
Social justice leaders in the Lehigh Valley are reacting to the guilty verdict on April 20 in the trial of an ex-Minneapolis police officer who Read more
Lehigh Valley activists are reacting to the guilty verdict on April 20 in the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer who killed George Floyd. Read more
Across Pennsylvania - and the Lehigh Valley - officials reacted to the Minneapolis verdict on April 20 that convicted Derek Chauvin of the murder of Read more
Gov. Tom Wolf has encouraged college students to try and get vaccinated by the end of this semester. But universities and colleges in the Lehigh Read more
Air quality in the Lehigh Valley is getting mixed reviews in the 22nd annual American Lung Association's State of the Air report released April 21. Read more
Allentown families dusted off their backpacks and lunch boxes as elementary students returned to in-person learning on April 19. They’ve been virtual for more than Read more
Roughly 20% of elder care residents across Pennsylvania have yet to be vaccinated according to numbers from the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Read more
There’s a new superintendent leading Allentown’s schools. Read more
The City of Allentown is getting $3.5 million to help lessen the burden on people experiencing homelessness. The money is part of the American Rescue Read more
Gov. Tom Wolf received his first COVID-19 vaccination shot on April 19. He attended a clinic in York County to receive his first Moderna dose. Read more
The mayor of Bethlehem delivered his annual state of the city address on April 16, and it wasn’t as forward-looking as past years. Instead, it Read more
Teachers in the Allentown School District are getting ready to welcome students back into their classrooms on April 19 when the district returns to in-person Read more
Around the end of March and the beginning of April, several local colleges saw COVID-19 outbreaks, including Muhlenberg College which is still taking a hybrid Read more

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