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WLVR’s Hayden Mitman recently spoke to several Lehigh Valley nursing school students about why they got into this field. And what it’s been like to Read more
In many ways, Dr. Rachel Levine has become the face of the COVID-19 crisis in Pennsylvania. Read more
Pennsylvania’s liquor control board is ramping up operations to try and meet demand for online orders. Read more
Gene Shay the long time MC of the Philadelphia Folk Festival is critically ill with COVID-19. Read more
Penn State is leaving open the possibility of returning to on-campus classes in its second summer session. The university says it’s preparing for that based Read more
As coronavirus cases spike in nursing homes across the Lehigh Valley, state health officials are reporting that about half of all COVID-19-related deaths are in Read more
Pennsylvania has new mandatory protections for workers employed at essential businesses with in-person operations. Read more
WLVR ‘Community Correspondent’ Genesis Ortega spoke with Norman Bristol-Colon, head of the state Department of Community and Economic Development and the Governor’s Census 2020 Commission. Read more
Reports of child abuse and neglect have fallen significantly in the Lehigh Valley and across the state but it’s not a good sign for children Read more
Legislation headed to Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk would allow many businesses in Pennsylvania to reopen amid the coronavirus outbreak Read more
Second Harvest Food Bank distributes food to area nonprofits for people in need in the Lehigh Valley. But the organization is finding it harder to Read more
Pennsylvania’s top health official is mandating that labs across the state submit all demographic data they have on COVID-19 patients. Here’s State health secretary Dr. Read more
A surge in the use of sanitary wipes during the Covid-19 emergency has created headaches for wastewater treatment plants. Read more
Animal shelters across the country are prepping for a surge in animal rescues and pet surrenders, as some owners struggle to afford pet food and Read more
Discrimination and hate crimes directed at Asian Americans in Pennsylvania are a top concern for law enforcement and other officials. Read more
The state Department of Revenue is waiving the prepayment tax deadlines in April, May and June to help business owners with cash flow during the Read more
with the entire state under stay at home orders to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, Lehigh Valley churches are finding new ways to celebrate Read more
Pennsylvania schools are now closed through the end of the academic year. Read more
Jeremy Cohen is a 28-year-old professional photographer from Bethlehem Township living in New York City and hadn’t been on a date in over a year. Read more
Leaders across the Lehigh Valley are grappling with how to handle social distancing outdoors. Read more

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