Fatal police-involved shooting in Easton

1 dead in police-involved shooting in Northampton County

One person is dead after a police chase ended in a shooting early Friday in Easton.

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J. Birney Crum Stadium

Foul language may stop plans to rename ASD football field for Andre Reed

A Facebook interaction may have killed plans to rename the Allentown School District football field after a local NFL Hall of Famer.

Allentown School board

Teachers union head says ASD has too many administrators

The head of the Allentown teachers union criticized the school district for being top-heavy.

The IronPigs are putting their money where their snout is

Last Saturday afternoon, three little pigs did not go to the market.

Quakertown School Board meeting

Quakertown HS parent wants school board to reconsider testing policy

A Quakertown Community School District parent is asking the school board to reconsider a testing policy for students in sixth through 12th grade.

Reading Mayor, Vaughn Spencer

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Reading mayor expresses support for referendum question

Reading's mayor is putting his support behind the efforts of some concerned citizens who pushed to get a referendum on the ballot.

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Refinancing could save Bangor schools $260,000 a year

The Bangor Area School District could save a significant amount of money if it refinances a multi-million dollar bond.

Whitehall High School

Whitehall High School evacuated by bomb threats

Whitehall High School was evacuated early Thursday afternoon because of a bomb threat, the second at the school in two days and the third this month.

Lower Saucon Twp.

Proposed Lower Saucon budget includes 22% tax hike

It looks like property owners in one Northampton County community are facing a significant tax increase.

John Brown

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Brown says he won't let council hold county hostage for 'political gain'

Northampton County's executive says county council members play politics when they protest his proposals.

Lehigh County commissioners

Lehigh County commissioners adopt budget with $8 tax break

Lehigh County taxpayers were given a tiny tax break when the 2015 budget passed Wednesday night.

Dave Hopkins, public works director, outlines improvement projects to Easton City Council

Easton solicitor: Scranton tax ruling has no bearing on city

Residents and commuters are both subject to Easton's earned income tax, says the city's solicitor.


Rehab unit considered for Cedarbrook

A less ambitious funding proposal to create a new rehabilitation unit at Cedarbrook nursing home is under consideration by Lehigh County commissioners.


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On this Day

  • Concorde lands after last commercial flight

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    On this day: October 24

    The first transcontinental telegraph message is sent, Harry Houdini gives his last performance, the United Nations is born, Jackie Robinson dies, and the Concorde makes its last commercial flight, all on this day.

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