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What is May Day, anyway?

To most people in the Northern Hemisphere, May Day conjures images of brightly colored twirling ribbons and promises of warm days ahead.

Dorney Park opening day

Dorney Park upgrades old favorite for new season

To celebrate opening day as well as another season at Dorney Park, Vice President and General Manager, Michael Fehnel says this year all eyes are on Thunderhawk.

Jacqueline s Saturday forecast

Rain moves in overnight for Sunday

We saw a drier day with a few breaks in the clouds Saturday, but rain moves in for Sunday. Low temperatures drop to the mid 40s overnight and then struggle to even reach 50 degrees on Sunday.

Berks vandalism cleanup

Volunteers team up to cleanup vandalized basketball building

It's all hands on deck in Reading, where volunteers are giving it their best shot. On Saturday, they spent the day cleaning up and repairing the Blacktop Basketball Summer League Headquarters.

Students dance to raise money for cancer

Students dance to raise money for pediatric cancer

Sunday, a new record set by Bethlehem Area School District miniTHON.

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Missing Persons

Police in Monroe County searching for 15-year-old autistic boy

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State police are searching for Shane O'Neil who was last seen on Wood Oak Court in Saylorsburg

Police in Fountain Hill searching for man with special needs

According to police, Emmanuel Alvarez Torres was reported to have left his home in Fountain Hill on Sunday

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Slideshow Of The Day

  • Kate Middleton, Prince William, wedding day

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    William and Kate celebrate 5th anniversary

    Prince William and Kate Middleton celebrated their fifth wedding anniversary on April 29. Here's a look back at the headlines from around the world when the royal couple announced the birth of Prince George, the heir to the throne.

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INSIDE YOUR TOWN

Dinosaurs come to life in Reading

Dinosaurs come alive in Reading

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READING, Pa.

It's a chance to experience dinosaurs like you've never seen them before.

Cat injured by possible gunshot in Lower Saucon

LOWER SAUCON TOWNSHIP, Pa.

A cat belonging to a Lower Saucon Township resident may have been shot, according to township police.

AEA President claims ASD payroll issues

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Allentown Education Association President Debra Tretter alleged the Allentown School district made mistakes in their April 7 payroll checks to teachers and has been slow to address the concerns over the last three weeks.

Inadequate fire hydrants endanger Salisbury neighborhood

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP, Pa.

Inadequate fire hydrants hampered firefighting at three homes destroyed in the last two years in the same hillside neighborhood of eastern Salisbury Township.

 

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On this Day

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    On this day: April 30

    George Washington is inaugurated as the first U.S. president, the Louisiana Purchase is completed, Adolf Hitler commits suicide, "The Cosby Show" airs its final episode, and Chrysler declares bankruptcy, all on this day.

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