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Take a look inside Freedom High School’s time capsule (PHOTOS)

The school discovered a time capsule while preparing for the anniversary celebration.

Freedom High School Principal Michael LaPorta was deep in preparations for the 50th annivers…

Bethlehem charter school to get 5 more years with enrollment cap

Lehigh Valley Dual Language Charter School has agreed to limit the number of Bethlehem Area School District students it enrolls.

The Bethlehem Area School District plans to …

Liberty High School determined safe after bomb threat

Authorities searched the building.

UPDATE: 2 teens arrested in Liberty High School bomb threat
Liberty High School was evacuated Friday morning due to a bomb threat, Bethleh…

Schools, neighborhood take shelter during police standoff with homicide suspect

Bethlehem Township residents were advised to shelter in place.

UPDATE: Standoff over: Suspect in custody, schools’ lockdown lifted
At least four Bethlehem area schools were …

How Lafayette College grads made out on ‘Shark Tank’

Scott Reamer and Megan Cornish Reamer, a Phillipsburg Catholic grad, appeared on the season premier Sunday night.

On “Shark Tank” Sunday night, all of the sharks were moved by th…

An admiral, a surgeon, a sheriff and more: Warren County’s 2017 Hall of Fame

One inductee has a Navy destroyer named after him. Another has a town and school.

How a Phillipsburg native’s quest for her son landed her on Shark Tank

The Reamer family stumbled on its potato chips recipe trying to help their ill son. Today, they’re sold in 4,500 stores.

Why Bethlehem schools are owed almost $500K from the state

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale announced the findings of the audit, which turned up the transportation reimbursement error.

A state audit revealed that the Bethlehem Area…

New Lehigh University dorms won’t take up city parking

Lehigh revealed renderings of SouthSide Commons, a new 426-bed dorm planned for Brodhead Avenue.

Lehigh University unveiled its plans Monday for a new 426-bed dorm acro…

Eligible College Students and Their Preschoolers Can Now Learn on Same Campus

NANTICOKE— Students who are also parents at Luzerne County Community College and their preschoolers can now study on the same campus thanks to a new partnership between the school and Luzerne County Head Start. While Carmen Vizcarrondo is studying up on nursing at LCCC, her 3-year-old son Jay’son is learning his ABC’s on the same campus. “If this program wasn’t available I wouldn’t have ever been able to continue attending school because I would have to be at home with […]