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Lehigh Valley Media group laying off 68 employees

Published On: Apr 04 2014 05:03:20 PM EDT   Updated On: Apr 04 2014 05:13:21 PM EDT

Big layoffs are on the horizon for a local newspaper.

EASTON, Pa. -

Big layoffs are on the horizon for a local newspaper.

The Lehigh Valley Media Group, the publisher behind The Express-Times and Lehigh Valley Live.com, says it is laying off 68 employees later this year.

The company says the layoffs include 22 full-time and 46 part-time employees.

It says these layoffs are part of a larger reorganization plan being implemented by the company's owners Penn Jersey Advance.

The Express-Times says it will continue publishing seven days a week.