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class reunion

November 14, 2018 by Linda DeBoer (Register to contact)

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If there are any plans for upcoming reunion i would like to know.
contact me through email.
***** from class of 1970

Reunions -Class of 1975

December 26, 2014 by Mark Miller (Register to contact)

Looking for info regarding upcoming Class of 1975 reunion info or alumni in the San Diego / Las Vegas areas.

Staying Trim

September 15, 2014 by Wes Mora (Register to contact)

I've been working out since the first day of freshman year, and officially have the same 32 waistline yet the training which keeps me @ the same average Body Mass Index (for my height and weight)is not kept or observed just from training. All of the years after graduation in 1992 have seemed to keep fellow alumni wondering? It may look as though the years have put on "the beer abs" but in actual situations bodily exercise can man size life to anyone educated in the 145lb. weight class, which can easily turn to a morbid, stagnant or basically spread to atrophy, and no one deserves wasting the days away unfit to train.

Allentown Parade

July 22, 2012 by Catherine Ellow Wick (Register to contact)

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For all William Allen and Allentown High School Alumni.....We need your help!
The William Allen Alumni Association will be marching in the parade to celebrate the 250th anniversary of Allentown. We should be the biggest part of the parade because anyone, who is anyone, must have graduated from William Allen. Let's show our colors and our pride for William Allen High School. The Dieruff Alumni Association is working hard to beat us out of being the biggest alumni association in Allentown. We can't let that happen. Tell your friends; spread the word.
Saturday, September 29th, from 11AM, we will march from the Fairgrounds to PPL Plaza, followed by a festival until late afternoon. We need marchers, band members, floats, float makers, and people to "man" the alumni booth at the festival. What a great place for a class mini reunion. Contact me, Cathy Wick, at ***** if you can help, if you will march, or if you want more information.

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William Allen High School dedicates new dugouts  69News WFMZ-TV

Students, administrators and donors officially dedicated the new dugouts for the baseball and softball fields Friday.

Allentown rezones parcel near I-78 and Lehigh Street  69News WFMZ-TV

Allentown City Council approved the rezoning of a parcel of land near Interstate 78 and Lehigh Street during Wednesday night's meeting.

Easton woman takes top female honors at 2019 St. Luke's half marathon  69News WFMZ-TV

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - An Easton woman was first in the female division in the 2019 St. Luke's half marathon Sunday. Emily Hulme, 35, finished with a time of ...

William Allen High School principal rehired 5 years later  69News WFMZ-TV

It's round two for one man tapped as the principal for William Allen High School in Allentown.

Allentown SD selects new principal for William Allen High School  69News WFMZ-TV

The Allentown School District has selected a new principal for William Allen High School.

William Allen HS hosts art auction  69News WFMZ-TV

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Artwork by students and alumni from William Allen High School are going on the auction block. The school's arts academy plans to use the ...

Allen HS students dismissed early after fights at pep rally  69News WFMZ-TV

Video circulating on social media showed the scene inside the school gymnasium during a pep rally for Friday's football game against Dieruff.

William Allen High School graduates hundreds  69News WFMZ-TV

Graduating high school students took center stage at the PPL Center in Allentown Friday night.

William Allen High School seniors take trip down memory lane  69News WFMZ-TV

The class of 2018 visited their elementary schools to walk the same halls they walked almost a decade ago.

History's Headlines: William Allen archives  69News WFMZ-TV

As a new principal at William Allen High School last summer, Shannon Mayfield was curious. Just off of his office was a large safe-type vault. What was in it?

Shannon Mayfield named principal at William Allen HS  69News WFMZ-TV

The Allentown School District selected Shannon Mayfield to become William Allen High School's next principal during Thursday night's board of directors' ...

William Allen High School graduation 2018 (PHOTOS)

William Allen High School students celebrated their 2018 commencement at the PPL Center in Allentown.

William Allen High School lockdown lifted after report of threat  Allentown Morning Call

William Allen High School in Allentown was on lockdown Thursday after police received a report of a threat to the district.

William Allen High School receives safe sports award  WFMZ Allentown

William Allen High School has been selected as a recipient of the National Athletic Trainers' Association Safe Sports School award.

Allentown man charged for calling in fake William Allen HS gun threat  WFMZ Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - The man accused of calling a fake gun threat into an Allentown high school also stands accused of punching his stepson in the face.

Homicide victim a sophomore at William Allen High School in Allentown  WFMZ Allentown

The search is on for a gunman who fired into a parked car in Allentown on Tuesday, killing a 17-year-old boy.

For Allen High students, building new dugouts is a team effort  Allentown Morning Call

Completing dugout designs, securing funding and making construction arrangements with the help of Alvin H. Butz Inc., the William Allen Construction Co. is set ...

Trial ordered in ex-Allen High student's assault lawsuit  Allentown Morning Call

A federal judge has dismissed a former Allen High School student's claims that Allentown School District is to blame for not stopping an assault that left him with ...

Teen caught in Allentown high school with knife  WFMZ Allentown

School security spotted the teen entering the school and going into a bathroom.

William Allen student arrested, charged with making threats  WFMZ Allentown

A student at William Allen High School is locked up after police say he threatened to "shoot up" the school.

Allen High principal on tonight's agenda to be named Northampton Area High's new leader  Allentown Morning Call

The Northampton Area School Board will vote Monday whether to approve Luke Shafinsky, the principal at William Allen High School in Allentown, as their new ...

History's Headlines: Flowers on display  69News WFMZ-TV

The creation, departure and return of Allentown's flower bowl lamps is an interesting story. It began in the late 19th century.

Allentown police arrest teens allegedly involved in West Park melee  69News WFMZ-TV

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - A trio of Allentown teenagers is facing charges for allegedly brandishing boards and pipes during a fight in West Park last month. Allentown ...

Missing 15-year-old boy found by Allentown police  Allentown Morning Call

A 15-year-old Allentown boy who went missing on Oct. 3 was found Sunday by police.

Officials condemn unruly Allen High School students; 'Despicable, reprehensible act' by few  Allentown Morning Call

Long before Thursday's after-school brawl among hundreds of William Allen High School students that injured four Allentown police officers, two with possible ...

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Poor academic performance at two high schools concerns Allentown School Board  WFMZ Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - The high number of ninth-grade students in district high schools who are repeating the ninth grade or failing two or more subjects was the ...

History's Headlines: Getting 'rigged out' at Koch Brothers  69News WFMZ-TV

From 1876 to 1957 few men in the Lehigh Valley did not shop at Allentown's Koch Brothers Clothing Store on Hamilton Street.

A look at the National Football Foundation high school football scholar-athletes to be honored March 3  Allentown Morning Call

A look at the 33 high school and six colege scholar-athletes for the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Lehigh Valley Chapter banquet on ...

William Allen High School graduation 2017 (PHOTOS)

Students of William Allen High School celebrated commencement at the PPL Center in Allentown.

History's Headlines: From bridge to beer garden  69News WFMZ-TV

The Lehigh Valley used to have a lot of beer gardens. With the arrival of Prohibition in the 1920s they disappeared. At the end of those 13 awful years, when the ...

Northampton takes home girls Atown Throwdown crown  69News WFMZ-TV

Sunday's championship action shifted inside at William Allen High School for the Atown Throwdown.

Patrick Palmer enters race for Allentown mayor  Allentown Morning Call

Patrick Palmer, an insurance representative and a member of the Allentown Human Relations Commission, has joined the race for Allentown mayor.

District Justice Rashid Santiago joins county judge race  Allentown Morning Call

District Justice Rashid Santiago is the latest candidate to join the crowded race for Lehigh County judge.

History's Headlines: The Irishman who came to Allentown  69News WFMZ-TV

Although little known today, 120 years ago Hugh E. Crilly, an Irish immigrant, was one of the best-known business leaders in the Lehigh Valley and a force to be ...

Inaugural District XI Hall of Fame includes 14 local high school coaches, athletes  69News WFMZ-TV

UPPER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa. - Some of Pennsylvania's most notable high school athletes and coaches were inducted into the first District XI Hall of Fame ...

BOYS BASKETBALL: What are the best records in Allen Canaries history?  Allentown Morning Call

Allentown/William Allen High School has a long and rich basketball tradition filled with many great championship teams.

Allentown police welcome 8 new officers, promote 6 more

The department is working toward being fully staffed by year's end, city police Chief Tony Alsleben said.

Man pleads guilty to robbing, killing Allentown teen Johnny Lopez  Allentown Morning Call

Johnny Lopez, 17, of Allentown, was shot and killed on Oct. 4, 2016 in the area of Ninth and Liberty streets in Allentown. On Monday, his killer Marquis Bannister ...

Lehigh Valley prom schedule 2018: See our photos  Allentown Morning Call

When is prom in the Lehigh Valley? Here is the 2018 schedule for area high schools; check back to see our photo galleries.

History's Headlines: The lost zinc mines of Friedensville  69News WFMZ-TV

In 1845, roughly when a part-time surveyor of Concord, Mass. named Thoreau was writing a book that would make him immortal, another surveyor was making a ...

Downtown Allentown to welcome J’s Steaks & Subs, a winery and four more shops  Allentown Morning Call

Downtown Allentown's retail and restaurant scene is on the upswing just in time for the holiday shopping season.

5 new Allentown police officers sworn in  69News WFMZ-TV

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Five new Allentown police officers were sworn in Thursday morning during a ceremony in City Council Chambers, the city mayor's office said ...

History's Headlines: The man who gave the Lehigh Valley gas  69News WFMZ-TV

Ten years before the Civil War, a strange light was seen glowing from Allentown shop windows.

History's Headlines: The house with the witch's hat  69News WFMZ-TV

It has been 40 years since the late Catherine Ruth Ziegenfus Muller sat in her apartment at Luther Crest to recount her memories of her grandfather, Charles ...

History's Headlines: Big Bill Taft comes to town  69News WFMZ-TV

In 1913, recently defeated for a second term, former president William Howard Taft came to Allentown to address local college students at Zion's Reformed ...

History's Headlines: A school and a president  69News WFMZ-TV

For good or ill, they don't build schools like Allentown's McKinley Elementary School anymore.

Pennsylvania high school rejects students' request to devote page in yearbook to classmate who killed self  Allentown Morning Call

Logan Sandefer's friends asked the Line Mountain School Board if they could have a memorial page for him in the yearbook, since he would have graduated ...

William Allen High School students investigated after filming bullying of students  The Express-Times

The Allentown students posted a video on Facebook of themselves hitting other students, stealing a phone and yelling obscenities, among other things.

History's Headlines: Martin Tower to come a tumblin' down  69News WFMZ-TV

The demolition would have been unthinkable on August 25, 1969, when the executives of Bethlehem Steel gathered with a group of political leaders to break ...

William Allen High School graduation 2013 - See photos and list of graduates  The Express Times -

The Allentown high school held its Class of 2013 graduation *service* at Lehigh University's Stabler Arena.

Valentine’s Day ready: Chocolate truffle shop returns to downtown Allentown  Allentown Morning Call

Truffle Bar, featuring handmade chocolate truffles, reopened Monday as a pop-up shop in downtown Allentown's Strata Annex, across from Queen City BBQ, on ...

History's Headlines: Jacob Weiss, founding father as deputy quartermaster  69News WFMZ-TV

“An army moves on its stomach” is a phrase attributed to military leaders from Julius Cesar to Washington to Napoleon. But Jacob Weiss, the Northampton ...

History's Headlines: Fire at Comenius Hall  69News WFMZ-TV

On October 31st 1913, the Lehigh Valley was looking forward to the Halloween holiday with parties and parades.

VIDEO Possible Plea Deal in Animal Cruelty Case  WFMZ Allentown

VIDEO Possible Plea Deal in Animal Cruelty Case.

History's Headlines: Hi-ho come to the Great Allentown Fair of 1928  69News WFMZ-TV

We're in the midst of another Allentown Fair. It is time to stand in line for the waffles and ice cream, climb on to the thrill rides and enjoy once more the voice that ...

History's Headlines: Pardee Hall is on fire!  69News WFMZ-TV

The late 1860s had been very good for Ariovistus “Ario” Pardee, eastern Pennsylvania coal baron and founder of Hazelton.

LeBron's shorts suit designed by Lehigh Valley native  WFMZ Allentown

Seeing basketball superstar LeBron James in shorts is not an unusual sight unless he's sporting the shorts as part of a tailored suit running $2500 with ...

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William Allen High School students take lead on building school addition  The Express Times -

The student-run William Allen Construction Company plans to build a $50000 bus shelter on the Turner Street side of the Allentown school.

History's Headlines: Drive-ins revisited  69News WFMZ-TV

The 1920s and 30s were the golden age of the movie palace. Located in the downtowns of large cities, they attempted to duplicate everything from a Spanish ...

Former William Allen High School principal quit over poor working relationship with superintendent  The Express Times -

Shannon Mayfield. William Allen High School Principal Shannon Mayfield resigned after one year on the job. (Express-Times File Photo ). The former William ...

History's Headlines: The seeds of the little flower  69News WFMZ-TV

Whiz by on Route 309 or I-78 near Coopersburg and you might glimpse it through the trees...the round cupola sitting atop a stone building.

Ranking Lehigh Valley schools' SAT scores, from worst to best

The Pa. Department of Education tracks the average SAT score of all public high schools. We took a deep dive into the data.

Report grades Pa. schools: Here's every Lehigh Valley high school's marks

Curious about the best public high school in Pennsylvania or the Lehigh Valley? has release its 2018 list of the best high schools in the state and we ...

William Allen High School in Allentown reopens after reported knife attack - UPDATE  The Express Times -

A student was arrested after a boy and girl were slashed today inside the school. No charges have been filed.

'More than just a coach,' Allen basketball's Snyder cherishes path to 400

When Doug Snyder was a captain on the 1973-74 William Allen High School boys basketball team, his coach, J. Milo Sewards, won his 400th career game ...

Whitehall Township commissioner announces bid for mayor  69News WFMZ-TV

Joseph Marx Jr. has served the township in a variety of roles for the past 14 years.

Allentown's new free Memorial Day celebration will offer nearly 60 musical acts  Allentown Morning Call

The new Great Pennsylvania Music and Arts Celebration in Allentown announces a lineup that includes almost 60 free musical acts.

Allentown High School Senior Searches For Life-Saving Bone Marrow  NBC 10 Philadelphia

High school senior and athlete Marcus DiLeo-Vereen is on hunt for someone to save his life.

History's Headlines: Inferno on Hamilton Street  WFMZ Allentown

The janitor at Eastern Light Company claimed later that he had just emerged from the restroom in the basement when he found the hall full of smoke, and so he ...

Arrest made in Allentown high school student's killing, DA says

Marquis Noel Bannister will be charged with homicide, robbery and aggravated assault in the Oct. 4 shooting of Johnny Lopez.

History's Headlines: Ghostly Getter's Island  69News WFMZ-TV

The focal point of the haunting is not in the heart of Easton but on an island in the center of the Delaware River.

Diocese of Allentown appoints principal for recovery high school  69News WFMZ-TV

The Diocese of Allentown has appointed a principal for the faith-based recovery high school, Kolbe Academy.

Allentown Human Relations Commission honors those who work for community  WFMZ Allentown

City residents who demonstrate leadership and contribute to the community were recognized Tuesday night at the Allentown Human Relations Commission ...

Here's how a judge ruled on the first citations stemming from Bethlehem's home-sharing law  Allentown Morning Call

The first citations involving Bethlehem's new home-sharing law go before a district judge.

History's Headlines: The baroness and the diva  69News WFMZ-TV

On February 15, 1932, a train from New York was making its way across New Jersey for Allentown. But this was no ordinary train.

William Allen High School student fights to recover from brain surgery

Austin Lovely Garcia's future remains unclear in the face of complications from surgery and months of rehabilitation.

History's Headlines: Tragedy on the football field  WFMZ Allentown

Football and fall go hand in hand. Since the start of the last century, the sport has been celebrated as just a part of the season. But another thing that has recently ...

The viewing and funeral times for John Donmoyer  Groller's Corner

Courtesy of the Stephens Funeral Home, here is the obituary and viewing and funeral hours for my friend John Donmoyer: John Edward Donmoyer, 75, ...

Woman finds trove of WWII V-Mail from Allentown soldiers  Allentown Morning Call

Lancaster woman reunites families with letters from Allentown WWII soldiers.

Allentown School District hires George Clay as new head football coach at Allen High School  The Express Times -

A 1989 Allen graduate, Clay spent the last two seasons as the offensive coordinator at Salisbury High School.

Teen in videotaped assault on Allentown cop is sentenced

The William Allen High School student previously admitted to aggravated assault in the case.

Lehigh Valley prom schedule 2017: See our photos  Allentown Morning Call

When is prom in the Lehigh Valley? Here is the 2017 schedule for area high schools; check back to see our photo galleries.

Northampton Area High School hires new principal  WFMZ Allentown

On Monday, the Board of Education approved Luke Shafnisky to be the next principal at Northampton Area High School.

History's Headlines: James 'Buck' Buchanan comes calling  WFMZ Allentown

Who was the first President of the United States to host a member of the British royal family at the White House?

History's Headlines: The wreck of the vigilant  69News WFMZ-TV

327 North 9th Street is as handsome an example of the Allentown row house as can be found in the Queen City, but its past is tied to whaling voyages and tales ...

State Theatre announces 2019 Freddy Awards participating schools  69News WFMZ-TV

EASTON, Pa. - The State Theatre in Easton, Pa. has announced the 2019 Freddy Awards participating school performances. Check out the full schedule and ...

Freedom girls basketball uses 41-8 stretch to run into D-11 final

The Patriots will play Nazareth in the 6A championship game.

History's Headlines: Discovery of sunken slave ship revives questions of role played by William Allen  WFMZ Allentown

On June 2, the Smithsonian Institution announced an important discovery: the remains of a slave ship carrying 400 captives and crew, wrecked in the turbulent ...

Fundraising under way for new William Allen High School Canary mascot costume  The Express Times -

About two weeks ago, Allentown School Board member Joanne Jackson attended a basketball game at William Allen High School, and she didn't like what she ...

Lehigh Valley schools used as polling places  Allentown Morning Call

Allowing public schools to also be used for Election Day voting raises questions about student safety. Last November a Northampton County elementary school ...

6 Lehigh County middle school students cited for drinking vodka at school

Six middle school students have been cited for drinking vodka in Lehigh County, which has seen a recent increase of unruly student behavior.

Machete-Wielding Suspects Found Near High School  NBC 10 Philadelphia

Authorities investigating reports that rival gangs were planning to fight near an eastern Pennsylvania high school last week say they found machetes on two ...

Sports bar to open at former Sugar Hill Jazz House in downtown Allentown  Allentown Morning Call

Sports bar Macho's will open at the former Sugar Hill Jazz House space in downtown Allentown.

Bill Baroni sentenced to 18 months for bridge scandal  69News WFMZ-TV

His original jail sentence was two years, but a new sentence for him and for co-defendant Bridget Kelly was ordered last year.

Allentown police, FBI, ATF investigate reports of car explosion  69News WFMZ-TV

Allentown police and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are investigating reports of a car explosion in the city.

'Celebration of Life' honors Allentown homicide victim  69News WFMZ-TV

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - A special *service* remembered a local teen who was shot and killed late last month. A "Celebration of Life" was held for Carolina Monsanto ...

Pennsylvania's 'savage' budgets and booming fireworks law subjects of courtroom showdown  Allentown Morning Call

A Pennsylvania court panel heard arguments Thursday over two lawsuits challenging the state's politically and financially messy budget process and a 2017-18 ...

New downtown Allentown pop-up shop to offer chocolate truffles in time for Valentine's Day  Allentown Morning Call

Valentine's Day is rapidly approaching and a new pop-up shop in downtown Allentown is aiming to help you show that special someone how much you care.

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