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Allentown Zoning Hearing Board

Allentown Zoners vote down Allentown-South Whitehall borderline apartments


Allentown Zoning Board members Monday evening unanimously voted against the construction of a multiple-unit apartment complex on a land parcel at 3531 Broadway in the city.

Emmaus Borough Council

Work on hold on North Street and Green Drive in Emmaus


Repair and upgrade work on North Street and Green Drive in Emmaus Borough will have to wait.

Police ID driver who hit Fleetwood sign

Police ID driver who hit Fleetwood sign


Police say they've figured out who hit the Welcome to Fleetwood sign and kept on driving.

Freedom High School, Bethlehem Area School District

New uniforms on tap for Freedom High School band


The Bethlehem Area School District moved several items to the regular board meeting as the result of two committee meetings Monday night.

Bangor School Board President Pam Colton

Bangor downsizing its field of dreams

Bangor, Pa.

Bangor Area School Board members made it clear Monday night they have no plans to spend millions of dollars for a stadium, even though the district’s fields are “in really bad shape,” according to board president Pam Colton.

Training for violence against first responders

Training for violence against first responders


Radio calls released this weekend seemed to indicate first responders who responded to the scene of a deadly police ambush in the Poconos had also been attacked.

Pennsylvania State Police news conference on ambush

PSP to shooter: 'You are a coward;' reward upped to $75,000

"You are a coward." Those were the words Monday from Pennsylvania State Police to the person who shot and killed one of their troopers and seriously wounded another.

Adam Matos

Adam Matos charged in quadruple Florida murders


Tampa Bay area authorities have charged a Lehigh County man with four counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of his ex-girlfriend, her parents and her new boyfriend.

Wilson Area School District board meeting

New rules for homebound instruction at Wilson schools


Students in the Wilson Area School District that need homebound instruction will have to follow new guidelines.

Wilson Area School District board meeting

Wilson Area School District hires new teachers, staff member


Despite continuing cuts to public education throughout the state, the Wilson Area School District has added a number of new staff for the 2014-15 academic year.

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