Lehigh Valley

A conservative advocacy group is using billboards to take aim at members of Congress including U.S. Rep. Susan Wild of the Lehigh Valley. One billboard claims Wild took more than $21,000 from teachers unions, then blocked efforts to open schools.

The Lehigh Valley is buried under more than two feet of snow. Officials are continuing to urge drivers to stay off the roads, although they say they’re in recovery mode, with the worst behind us.

Pennsylvania state lawmakers were sworn in Tuesday for the new legislative session. While it was a chaotic scene in the state Senate, the House saw more composed proceedings.

Allentown health officials say new covid cases are growing so quickly that staff cannot keep up and need help with contact tracing. As WLVR’s Jen Rehill reports, this comes amid a record-breaking surge in new cases across the state.

WLVR’s Tyler Pratt spoke with Vicky Kistler, Director of the Health Bureau in Allentown where once again – the rate of coronavirus hospitalization is on the rise.


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