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Proposed Hall of Health Sciences at Moravian College

Bethlehem Council hears Moravian College proposal

Changes that will allow Moravian College to construct a new Hall of Health Sciences on its campus in Bethlehem were the subject of two public hearings held by City Council Tuesday night.

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Buying a laptop? Here's how to make sense of Intel's new Core chips

Kids are going back to school and Microsoft released a new version of Windows. That means it's officially laptop buying season.

Buying a new laptop is difficult. You have to choose between a dozen or so computer brands, each with its own multiple lin...

Police Woman stole 34 400 from local PTA

Police: Woman stole $34,400 from local PTA

Jennifer Trimmer is charged with stealing $34,400 from the Shawnee Elementary PTA between 2012 and 2015 while serving with the organization

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Enrollment at East Stroudsburg University increases for 2nd consecutive year

The fall 2015 enrollment of 6,824 includes a freshman class of 1,320, up 2.6 percent from fall 2014 and ESU's largest freshman class since 2011

Reading students return to school on new schedule

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Reading students return to school on new schedule

The school bell rang at a new time for public school students in Reading on Monday.

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Health Beat: Pros and cons of milk

It used to be a no-brainer. Almost everyone drank milk. Now, not so much. The reasons why are creating a healthy debate.

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Sale of Warren County nursing home has begun

Warren County's $16.1-million sale of the Warren Haven nursing home to WH Holdings is not yet completed.

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New child safety seat law begins today in New Jersey

A more stringent New Jersey law regulating child safety seats begins  today.


Narcan saves three in three days in Hunterdon County

Narcan has saved three drug overdose victims  in three days in Hunterdon County, N.J.

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Annadora Shirk, former first lady of Reading, dies

A former first lady of Reading and a longtime professor at Albright College has passed away.

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Fit kids do better in school, especially math

The familiar saying that exercise is good for the body and mind may be especially true for children. Kids who are physically fit actually have differences in their brain structures that might allow them to do better in math, according to a new study.

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