Stories tagged: "Allentown"


A person wearing a protective face mask as a precaution against the coronavirus walks in Allentown, Pa., Tuesday, May 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Bid to Help Latinos Win More Seats in Newly Drawn Districts Draws Criticism

Proposals from the Legislative Reapportionment Commission that must reflect a decade of demographic changes identified by the census narrowed opportunities for Pennsylvania Latinos, critics say.

FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2019, file photo, linesman Kirsten Welsh watches at center ice as Pittsburgh Penguins and Boston Bruins players take the ice to prepare to play in the Sabres prospects hockey tournament in Buffalo, N.Y. Ten female officials will work games in the American Hockey League this season. Katie Guay, fellow referees Kelly Cooke, Jacqueline Zee Howard, Laura White, Samantha Hiller, Elizabeth Mantha and Amanda Tasson and linespeople Kendall Hanley, Welsh and Alexandra Clarke are part of 17 new AHL officials. (AP Photo/John Wawrow, File)
Hockey History in NEPA: First Female AHL Referee

Katie Guay will become the first woman to referee an AHL game on Saturday when the Lehigh Valley Phantoms visit the Wilkes Barre-Scranton Penguins.

FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo, Trump supporters participate in a rally in Washington. Far-right social media users for weeks openly hinted in widely shared posts that chaos would erupt at the U.S. Capitol while Congress convened to certify the election results. Jason Moorehead says he was at the rally, but never went to the Capitol, where the violence occurred. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
Allentown Teacher Fights Suspension Over DC Protest

Jason Moorehead was suspended for attending the rally on Jan. 6. He says he did not go to the Capitol when it was attacked.

Aerial panorama of Allentown, Pennsylvania skyline on late sunny afternoon. Allentown is Pennsylvania's third most populous city. (Shutterstock Photo/Mihai Andritoiu)
Biden’s Key to Winning Pennsylvania: Philly, the Suburbs, and Small Cities

Joe Biden won the Philadelphia suburbs and several small cities across Pennsylvania by larger margins than Hillary Clinton did in 2016, and lost other small cities by smaller margins.

Protesters gather in Allentown, Pa., on Monday, July 13, 2020, to express outrage and press their demand for accountability after video emerged of an officer placing his knee on a man's head and neck area outside a hospital. Police have launched an internal probe. (AP Photo/Michael Rubinkam)
Protesters Call for Allentown Police Officer Who Kneeled on a Man’s Neck to be Fired

“These police officers should not have been restraining him. He needed help."

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Video Showing Allentown Police Officer Kneeling on Man’s Neck Sparks Protests

Video posted on social media that shows a Pennsylvania police officer with his knee on a man's neck while trying to restrain him has prompted protests.

A cyclist pedals up a hill in Allentown, Pa., Friday, May 29, 2020. Allentown predicts a budget deficit of over $10 million, a number officials say could go higher if the economy doesn’t rebound quickly. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
‘We Need Help’: Small Cities Issue Plea for Federal Help

Pennsylvania cities and towns could see a 40% revenue shortfall — the most of any state, according to a League of Cities analysis.