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Kurt Bresswein


Allentown, PA, United States

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Recent articles by Kurt:

Easton welcomes 1 youth bicycling program, channels grant money to another

Support for the youth-focused, community-building efforts follows a run-in between riders and police on Heritage Day. → Read More

Met-Ed customers who don’t shop for electricity to see 18.4% rise in generation costs

The overall bill for a typical residential customer, which also includes transmission costs, is rising 10.4%. → Read More

Supplies, haircutters

The effort is returning to a full, in-person event for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic struck. → Read More

‘Fire inspector’ in Wind Gap charged with impersonating public servant, cops say

The 59-year-old from Allentown allegedly tried entering a padlocked apartment over a fire-damaged garage. → Read More

Politics at Musikfest? Campaigning is a no-no, but free speech is welcome

The 2022 festival comes amid several high-profile election races, with candidates coveting Lehigh Valley votes. → Read More

Lehigh Valley weather: Musikfest forecaster says storms stay away until after midnight

The National Weather Service forecasts a chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms. → Read More

How Bethlehem and partners are prepared to make 3rd Musikfest of the COVID era safe

ArtsQuest on its Musikfest website also offers a list of tips from LVHN for enjoying a healthy visit to the event. → Read More

Man accused of holding 2-year-old’s hands under extremely hot water, severely burning them

The 27-year-old suspect is charged with felony aggravated assault. → Read More

3rd person, not in custody, was with 2 charged in Easton double homicide, testimony reveals

The two suspects who are charged are headed toward trial in the shooting deaths of Kavan Figueroa, 18, and 17-year-old D-Andre Snipes. → Read More

Bethlehem’s Banana Factory can be razed, city council says in overruling historic commission

Nonprofit owner ArtsQuest says it needs to demolish the entire complex to make way for a redo. → Read More

Possible link to ‘TikTok challenge’ probed in car theft incident that injured Wilson officer

Wilson Borough police reported investigating two vehicle thefts and three more attempted vehicle thefts. → Read More

Teen killed in crash that also claimed motorcyclist is remembered in obituary

A memorial scholarship fund is being started to honor Mia Due, who was a passenger in the collision. → Read More

1 killed, 1 flown for treatment in crash that closed Pa. Turnpike Northeast Extension

A tractor-trailer lost control and jackknifed, with the front of the cab entering the oncoming traffic lane, police said. → Read More

Fiery Palmer crash with injuries followed street race, police say

The driver was trapped and severely injured, and a police officer and firefighter also were hurt. → Read More

Cash reward offered in Northampton County homicide investigation

Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers said police are looking for tips in the killing of a 67-year-old man. → Read More

Easton eyes fine for riding through events, fireworks ban and crackdown on meeting behavior

All three proposals are up for a vote Tuesday, Aug. 10. → Read More

Crash closes northbound Pennsylvania Turnpike north of Lehigh Valley

It was reported shortly before 8 p.m. on the Northeast Extension (Interstate 476). → Read More

Lehigh Valley planners raise major concerns over 5.9M square feet of industrial space eyed for Slate Belt

The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission took an early stage look at plans for River Pointe Commerce Park. → Read More

‘They’ve trashed it’: Easton to step up patrols of Bushkill Creek trail

Booze bottles, 'fecal matter' and complaints have led the city to increase its presence along the Karl Stirner. → Read More

Former Lehigh Valley care home employee accused of raping 94-year-old, DA says

The 48-year-old suspect faces felony charges following an investigation into the alleged sexual assault. → Read More