According to the national employment situation report, the national unemployment rate is at 3.5 percent which is .2 percent lower than August.
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Local Unemployment Down Two Percent Since 2021
As released in the Bureau of Labor Statistics report earlier last month, Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate was 4.2 percent in August, down from 4.3 percent in July.
Freedom Patriots Too Much For Central Catholic To Overcome
Both the Bethlehem Freedom Patriots and Allentown Central Catholic Vikings came into their contest Saturday night looking to keep the momentum of last weeks’ wins.
Pennsylvania House Prices Nearly $250,000 Less Than National Average
Recent data from Realtor.com shows that the U.S. median listing price in August was $435,000 which is down $15,000 from the record high of $450,000 in June.
Bethlehem Catholic Continue Hot Start With Shutout Win
After stymieing the Zephyrs of Whitehall 35-7 in their first game of the season, the Golden Hawk defense stood tall again as they did not allow the Pocono Mountain West Panthers in the end zone in a 21-0 victory last Saturday afternoon.
Gas Prices Drop Below $4 Statewide
Today, statewide Pennsylvania gas prices averaged $3.975 per gallon which is about $0.12 less than last week.
July Unemployment Down From June
Locally, in Lehigh County, the unemployment rate is just above the state average at 4.7 percent and in Northampton County is just on the state average at 4.3 percent.
Thunderstorms Provide Brief Respite from Heat
While parts of southeast Pennsylvania continue to experience high heats, last week several thunderstorms broke a 6 day heat wave.
IronPigs Comeback Falls Short in Syracuse
The Lehigh Valley IronPigs (42-36) ninth inning rally fell short on Sunday evening as they lost to the Syracuse Mets (32-45) 5-4.
Fourth of July Events in Pennsylvania
For any Pennsylvania residents who wish to celebrate 4th of July there are a number of firework displays and events being held throughout the state.