The first tornado in a string of nine across Pa. and N.J. on July 29 touched down in Berks County before heading into Lehigh County.
State COVID-19 testing centers are running at LCCC in Schnecksville and Paxinosa Elementary School in Easton.
This week in Lehigh Valley history: Musikfest moves south in 2011; Easton-P’burg free bridge halts tolls in 1921 (Aug. 1-7)
Historical headlines from The Express-Times: Musikfest opens South Side venues in 2011. In 1996, a pre-IronPigs attempt at a minor league baseball stadium in Bethlehem. In 1971, Pennsylvania begins Sunday alcohol sales for restaurants. In 1921, tolls are removed from the Easton-Phillipsburg free bridge. Lehigh Valley Then for the week of Aug. 1-7, 2021.
Updated for 2021. There have been at least 29 tornadoes in Lehigh, Northampton and Warren counties since 1950, according to National Weather Service records.
Possible tornado damage was reported in Lehigh County from a line of storms that spawned a series of warnings.
How to tell the difference between a tornado watch and tornado warning, and how to be prepared if one strikes.
President Joe Biden promoted a “Made in America” initiative at Mack Trucks in Lower Macungie.
President Biden name-dropped Lehigh Valley innovations like Mack’s electric garbage truck and OraSure’s at-home COVID-19 test.
Joe Biden made his first trip as president to a 2024 battleground.
About 100 union workers and local dignitaries are assembled for President Joe Biden’s Lehigh Valley visit.
Many U.S. presidents and candidates have stumped in the Lehigh Valley. Joe Biden is just the latest.
Joe Biden in the Lehigh Valley: Everything to know about the president’s stop on Wednesday | Where, when, traffic and more
President Joe Biden will speak at Mack Trucks in Lower Macungie Township on Wednesday afternoon, flying in and out of LVIA. See the schedule, where the traffic impact will be, prior visits by Biden and former President Donald Trump and more.