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69 News says goodbye to one of its own

Published On: Dec 24 2013 09:05:17 PM EST   Updated On: Dec 20 2013 11:13:42 AM EST
Len Righi

Len Righi


69 News and the journalism community have lost a valuable member.

Len Righi passed away Wednesday. He was 63.

Len started working at WFMZ in 2009 as a producer and writer.

He then served as a web reporter, covering the Northampton County courts and municipalities for

Len began his career in 1972 at the Morning Call newspaper in Allentown. He started as a police reporter but migrated into arts and entertainment.

Len will be remembered by many of his readers for his reviews of new album releases and local concerts.

Len was a valuable member of the 69 News family and he will be greatly missed.

Funeral arrangements are as follows:

Sun., Dec. 22 from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m.
Long Funeral Home, 500 Linden St., Bethlehem

Sun., Dec. 22 at 5 p.m.
Long Funeral Home, 500 Linden St., Bethlehem