Enjoy Margarita Mondays at Edge, Bear Creek Mountain Resort

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On Mondays, from 5 to 8 p.m., you can sip $4 or $4.25 margaritas, including flavors such as lime, mango and strawberry, at Bear Creek Mountain Resort's Trails End Cafe. On Mondays, from 5 to 8 p.m., you can sip $4 or $4.25 margaritas, including flavors such as lime, mango and strawberry, at Bear Creek Mountain Resort's Trails End Cafe.

Lehighton considers food truck…

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Last month, council agreed to create an ordinance for mobile food vehicle licensing, which would create regulations for mobile food trucks. Borough Manager Nicole Beckett said the borough received a few requests for food trucks along the trail and within town.

Family: Stagemakers at the J presents ‘Fame Jr.’

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Stagemakers at the J cast performs 'Fame Jr.' on Sunday at Temple Covenant of Peace in Easton. The musical “Fame Jr.” follows young students, optimistic and hopeful, as they pray for an acceptance letter from the prestigious High School for the Performing Arts in New York City.

Large Flowerheads headlines Artvana festival fundraiser

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It's Memorial Day weekend and for the first time in three decades there is no Mayfair Festival of the Arts in Allentown to enjoy. But a new weekend event for 2018 at the Agri-Plex is under development and organizers want to give you a glimpse of the future on Saturday.

Movies: Dwayne Johnson says get ready for ‘filthy fun’ in ‘Baywatch’

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He's already co-starred this year in “The Fate of the Furious,” which has racked up an astonishing $1.1 billion worldwide. And now Johnson, a graduate of Bethlehem's Freedom High School, stars in and executive produces “Baywatch.”

Charter school wins legal battle for 5 more years

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Ending months of legal wrangling, Lehigh Valley Academy Regional Charter School has been granted a five year charter extension by the state. The Hanover Township, Northampton County, K-12 charter school announced late Friday that it won't be subject to any enrollment caps.

Increase in malaria cases linked to deforestation

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New York, May 23 – Researchers have found a link between deforestation and increasing malaria rates across developing nations. Nearly 130 million hectares of forest – an area almost equivalent in size to South Africa — have been lost since 1990, according to a recent report by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations.

Elderly man falls victim to scammer posing as utility worker

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An elderly man was scammed earlier this month when a man approached his front door offering a phony identification card and saying he was with the Hellertown Borough Water Authority. The imposter knocked on his front door sometime after noon May 12 in the 1900 block of Polk Valley Road, in Lower Saucon Township .

Lehigh Valley area church events: In Your Congregation

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MEMORIAL DAY PROGRAM, 9 a.m. Sunday, May 21 at Jerusalem Western Salisbury Church, 3441 Devonshire Road, Salisbury Township. Parade formation begins at 8:45 a.m.; march through cemetery begins at 9 a.m., followed by a short military salute at the Veterans Monument.

Housenick Park mansion break-in try causes $1K-plus in damage, cops say

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A Bethlehem man was charged Friday in a break-in attempt last September at the 1920s Archibald Johnston Mansion owned by Bethlehem Township , according to court records. Michael P. Ohm, 21, of the 3100 block of East Boulevard, allegedly tried several ways to break into the vacant home about 3:30 p.m. Sept.

Theater: ‘For Colored Girls ‘ celebrates diversity

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Adina Cottle of Bethlehem , Abigail Ariza of Allentown, Deidre Van Waters of Bethlehem, Andrea Hunt Castillo of Bethlehem, Zinnia Santiago of Allentown and Chloe Cole-Wilson of Allentown rehearse the play by theater company Basement Poetry, 'For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf' at the Ice House in Bethlehem . Adina Cottle of Bethlehem , Abigail Ariza of Allentown, Deidre Van Waters of Bethlehem, Andrea Hunt Castillo of Bethlehem, Zinnia Santiago of Allentown and Chloe Cole-Wilson of Allentown rehearse the play by theater company Basement Poetry, 'For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf' at the Ice House in Bethlehem .

Sip beer, drink some wine for good cause in Bethlehem

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Beer and wine lovers, head to Main and Lehigh streets in downtown Bethlehem this weekend for two events raising funds for the Star of Bethlehem Festival for Kids. At the Star Bar Craft Beer Tasting , scheduled 6-10 p.m. Friday, you can sample more than 55 craft beers from regional brewing companies such as Susquehanna and Victory, as well as popular out-of-state producers such as Goose Island and Ithaca beer companies.

Classical: Claremont Trio teams with violistMelissa Reardon in Bethlehem

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The Claremont Trio – sisters Emily and Julia Bruskin, and Andrea Lamm, piano – perform at Foy Hall Sunday as part of the Chamber Music Society of Bethlehem series. The Chamber Music Society of Bethlehem closes its 2016-2017 season with the return of the Claremont Trio on Sunday at Foy Hall in Bethlehem.

Aptean Strengthens ERP and SCM Solution Suite with Acquisition of Apprise

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Aptean, a leading global provider of mission critical enterprise software solutions to more than 6,500 customers world-wide, announced today the acquisition of Apprise, a leading provider of Enterprise Resource Planning and Supply Chain Management solutions for importers and distributors of consumer goods. For more than 30 years, Apprise has focused on helping consumer goods companies improve supply chain efficiencies and increase profits.

Primary Election Day in Pa.: What you need to know

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Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 tonight in Pennsylvania for the May 16, 2017, primary election. Voters are casting ballots for statewide judicial races, Northampton County, municipal and school board races.

Free outdoor movies in the Lehigh Valley summer 2017

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Check out the moves schedules for free outdoor movies this summer in Lehigh and Northampton counties. Movie ratings range from G to PG-13.

Seen them? Thieves stole robot vacuums from Bethlehem Twp. store

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Bethlehem Township police are searching for a pair they say stole $1,800 worth of robotic vacuums from a Bed, Bath and Beyond store and fled. The pair entered the store, 4449 Southmont Way, about 7:30 p.m. April 25 and picked up three Roomba vacuums.

Bethlehem author draws upon real tragedy in latest Poconos mystery Updated at

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“Heart racing, she broke free of the trees and stopped short when she saw him wading in the water up to his knees. But it wasn't the sight of her father in the dam that had stopped her cold.”

Omar Douglas Pushing For Payback, Rematch With Edner Cherry

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Top junior lightweight prospect OMAR “Super O” DOUGLAS, looks forward to returning to action in the near future following two, very close and highly controversial decision losses. A fighter inside and outside the ring, the 26-year-old Douglas has dusted himself off from disappointment and looks forward to a fast return to battle.

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Tom Quinn, Ph.D., a longtime school administrator who believed his students and staff could excel, died Thursday night after an illness. He was 54. EASTON – In the end, the law finally caught up with two Lackawanna County businessmen who stole $832,000 from Bethlehem Twp.

Tony Bennett Postpones Pennsylvania Concert Due to ‘Mild Flu Virus’

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Tony Bennett's fans in Pennsylvania will have to wait a little bit longer to see the singer in concert. The jazz icon has postponed his Saturday concert at the Sands Bethlehem Events Center in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, according to a statement on the venue's website.

Call Board: ArtsQuest auditions

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ArtsQuest seeks local actors for “The Son He Always Wanted” and “Home on the Range,” two one-act plays written by Bathsheba Monk of Allentown and directed by Lynnie Godfrey. Auditions will be 6-9 p.m. May 18 in the Crayola Gallery of the Banana Factory, 25 W. Third St., Bethlehem.

Lehigh Valley area church events: In Your Congregation

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CROSSROADS SUMMER BOOK CLUB at Moravian Seminary, Bethlehem, highlights four books for summer: “Just Mercy,” May 23; “The Book of Joy,” June 20; “Why I Left, Why I Stayed,” July 18; and “The Morning They Came For Us” Aug. 15. $10, per session; $30, series. Info and registration: www.moravianseminary.edu/crossroads .

Concerns over ‘extreme drinking’ stir Lehigh’s party scene

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In this April 22, 2017, photo, Bethlehem Police Lt. Robert Lamana knocks on the door of a home in Bethlehem, Pa.

Scene: Center for Vision Loss honors donors

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New Helen Keller Society members Andrea and Doug Yingling and Tim Fox talk with Gary Pave , a member of the Center for Vision Loss Endowment Foundation board, during the 'Something Worth Celebrating' donor appreciation event April 25 at Lehigh University Art Galleries. New Helen Keller Society members Andrea and Doug Yingling and Tim Fox talk with Gary Pave , a member of the Center for Vision Loss Endowment Foundation board, during the 'Something Worth Celebrating' donor appreciation event April 25 at Lehigh University Art Galleries.

Bethlehem author draws upon real tragedy in latest Poconos mystery

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Bethlehem author Karen Katchur's second novel, 'The Sisters of Blue Mountain,' was published in April. Katchur will be at Allentown's Moravian Book Shop 6-8 p.m. May 18 to sign books and join the Society of the Arts of the Allentown Art Museum in announcing the other two authors and books selected for this year's Luncheon With The Authors, scheduled for Oct. 6. Bethlehem author Karen Katchur's second novel, 'The Sisters of Blue Mountain,' was published in April.

Legendary crooner Tony Bennett cancels concert over illness

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Man trying to lure kids away from elementary school, cops warn

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Bethlehem police and school district officials are warning city parents about several incidents involving a man following and approaching children near a city elementary school. The man has followed children and approached them, and also attempted to lure children away by saying he has a puppy, according to police.

Mother’s Day deals in the Lehigh Valley and surrounding areas

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Looking to do something nontraditional with mom this Mother's Day ? Regional attractions are offering lots of discounts and interesting activities. Check out these deals: Be part of the ever-popular B ike and Boat Adventure led by a Wildlands Conservancy naturalist on the Lehigh River.

Coroner IDs two, third critical after head-on crash in Upper Nazareth

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UPPER NAZARETH TOWNSHIP   – A 19-year-old Bethlehem man and a 77-year-old Nazareth woman were killed in a head-on collision Wednesday night on Route 248 in Upper Nazareth, officials said. A third person is in critical condition after being rushed to St. Luke's Hospital-Fountain Hill, according to police.