Early morning barn fire closes roads

An early morning barn fire Wednesday closed a nearby intersection in North Whitehall Township.

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Very warm and humid with sun and clouds; PM gusty t-storms

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Early morning barn fire closes roads

An early morning barn fire Wednesday closed a nearby intersection in North Whitehall Township.

Schuylkill County teen drowns

Schuylkill County teen drowns

A Schuylkill County teenager drowned in West Mahanoy Township Tuesday night.

Fitzgerald trial starts with jury selection

Allentown police chief's son in court for start of trial

The trial of Allentown police chief's son, Christopher Fitzgerald, was expected to begin Tuesday morning.

Council of Alpha Borough set to decide fate of pool

Alpha votes to keep its pool

Roughly 100 Alpha Borough residents came out in tidal way fashion Tuesday evening in an effort to save the John Dolak Pool.

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Alpha votes to keep its pool

Council of Alpha Borough set to decide fate of pool
ALPHA, N.J.

Roughly 100 Alpha Borough residents came out in tidal way fashion Tuesday evening in an effort to save the John Dolak Pool.

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A non-profit organization that works to fight crime in Berks County has become the victim of a crime.

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The Exeter Twp. Board of Supervisors Tuesday night unanimously approved Todd Arnold’s resignation from the Economic Development Advisory Council (EDAC). Supervisors explained Arnold's resignation was due to time and scheduling constraints.

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The Palmer Township Board of Supervisors granted preliminary and final approval to an eight-unit apartment complex during Tuesday night's meeting.

 

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