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While state Senate leaders will soon be battling in court over Republican election investigation subpoenas, the House has other plans for next week’s session. Read more
This week: the Pennsylvania Senate issues subpoenas in an examination of the State’s past two elections; a Bethlehem elementary school is forced to close due Read more
Most flights coming in and out of the Lehigh Valley International Airport will be halted this weekend beginning Friday. Read more
Northampton County Prison is now requiring vaccinations for all outside company employees, since, after months of low COVID-19 case numbers, infections in the jail are Read more
Bethlehem is joining three other international Moravian communities for a once-in-a-lifetime recognition by the United Nations.  Read more
Lehigh Carbon Community College recently received a federal grant to provide commercial truck driver training to members of the armed forces and their families.  Read more
The Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority, which owns and operates the Lehigh Valley International Airport, has completed a deal for the development of land that it owns Read more
State health officials are ramping up efforts to get more people vaccinated in Pennsylvania where just over 50% are fully vaccinated.  Read more
Pennsylvania is a top destination for people who travel to take pictures of fall foliage who are also known as “leaf peepers.” Read more
September 15 marks the start of Hispanic Heritage Month, which celebrates the culture and contributions of the Hispanic community in the United States.  Read more
New data released by the state Health Department shows COVID-19 vaccines have managed to protect against illness, hospitalization and death in the vast majority of Pennsylvanians. Read more
Republicans in the House Health Committee are challenging the Pennsylvania health department’s order that requires children to wear face coverings at schools to decrease the spread of Read more
Lehigh Valley billionaire businessman Jared Isaacman plans to launch into space on Wednesday with an all-civilian crew.  Read more
Gov. Tom Wolf withdraws his nomination for Secretary of State as tension escalates in the state Capitol over 2020’s election results By Sam Dunklau / Read more
The Bethlehem Area School District’s Miller Heights Elementary is operating remotely after a dozen COVID-19 cases affected students in five of its classrooms. Read more
A man working at the shuttered Three Mile Island nuclear power plant outside Harrisburg died late last week. Read more
If the infrastructure element of President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better Agenda is approved by Congress, Amtrak believes they could return passenger rail to the Read more
 Gov. Wolf, elected officials, tout Amtrak rail plan for Pa. By Hayden Mitman September 13, 2021 Elected officials met Friday to promote a plan to Read more
Nearly 20% of Americans today are too young to remember firsthand the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.  Read more

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