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Latest News

Democrat J. William Reynolds will be the next mayor of Bethlehem according to unofficial results from Tuesday’s election. He appears to have defeated Republican John Read more
A major Lehigh Valley race is still too close to call. As of 2:30 a.m. Wednesday, the Republican challenger for the Lehigh County executive, Glenn Read more
At the Lehigh County Government Center, the hub for election results in Lehigh County, there wasn’t as much foot traffic inside the actual polling room Read more
Election Day is here and polls are open for in-person voting from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Read more
Since March 2020 Housing sales across the state have declined by 6% in urban areas compared to a 7% increase in rural areas throughout the Read more
Some insects like mosquitos are thriving later in the season as temperatures reach well into the 70s. Read more
More salt puts people at greater risk for health problems such as high blood pressure, a dietitian says. Read more
As long as a state employee is fully vaccinated by the end of the year, they'll be able to take as many as five days Read more
Candidates reach out to potential voters by going door-to-door and hosting listening sessions. Read more
A political action committee with ties to the Bethlehem Landfill is spending heavily in an effort to elect a Republican team of candidates. Read more
The Biden administration official hailed Northampton County's $15M in coronavirus-relief grants to small businesses. Read more
Conflict and tension have ramped up at school board meetings amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read more
A new poll from Franklin & Marshall College shows few Pennsylvanians are confident in their knowledge of climate change.  Read more
J. William Reynolds and John Kachmar clashed on spending, taxes and what to do with the city's share of American Rescue Plan funding. Read more
'There's a lot of misinformation,' says county official over a lawsuit that alleges a dispatcher hung up on a caller in distress. Read more
Democrat William Reynolds and Republican John Kachmar are nearing the end of their mayoral campaigns. Read more
On Thursday, Oct. 28, WLVR and our sister station PBS39 hosted a debate between candidates in the Bethlehem mayoral race. Democrat William Reynolds and Republican Read more
The State System of Higher Education has a plan to merge six of its 14 universities into two. Read more
The Republican candidate for Lehigh County executive, Glenn Eckhart, says there is no point in asking current Executive and Democratic candidate Phil Armstrong to resign Read more
About 60 percent of the 28,000 mail-in ballots requested have been returned so far, officials say. Read more

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