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Political party vote could go to Whitehall voters

Does being an elephant or donkey matter in local politics?

Charles Chrin Community Center, Palmer Twp., Northampton County

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Palmer eyes upgrades at Charles Chrin Community Center

Officials kicked around ideas Monday night for improvements at the Charles Chrin Community Center.

Bethlehem Twp., commissioners meeting

Bethlehem Township sets new vacation limits for employees

Bethlehem Township Commissioners on Monday set new rules for how much paid time off non-union employees can have.

Emmaus Borough Council

Emmaus plans to get tough on door-to-door salesmen

Emmaus officials are moving to better protect residents from door-to-door salesmen who may not be legitimate.

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North Whitehall closer to start of Ironton Rail Trail second phase

The North Whitehall Township Board of Supervisors Monday approved a request from the Ironton Trail Commission to sponsor its application  for a $25,000 "mini-grant."

Two more attempted lurings in Reading

Two more attempted lurings in Reading

Police are investigating two more reports of child luring attempts in Reading.

Dieruff High School celebrates Andre Reed Day

NFL Hall of famer will be keynote speaker at scholarship banquet

NFL Hall of Famer, Andre Reed, will be the keynote speaker at the Danny E. Khalouf Scholarship Memorial Banquet this year.

Developer hopes to welcome tenants to fire-ravaged building

Developer determined to welcome tenants to fire-ravaged building

The cold weather has delayed construction efforts at a former Reading outlet center building, which was ravaged by fire.

Big John Ulrich

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'Big John' Ulrich, former restaurateur, councilman, dies

"Big John" Ulrich, a Reading man known both for his big heart and colorful suspenders, has died. He was 84.

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Stadium name will remain Coca-Cola Park through 2027

Allentown's minor-league baseball stadium will remain Coca-Cola Park through 2027.

Nursing home

Stroudsburg nursing home raising money for TVs

Pleasant Valley Manor in Stroudsburg has started an on-line campaign to raise money to purchase flat screen TVs for its residents who cannot afford one.

Whitehall Twp proposes tax abatement

Whitehall Twp. proposes tax incentive to spur economic growth

Whitehall officials hope a new tax abatement plan will spur development in the township.


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    On this day: March 3

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