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ASD Forced to dip further into fund balance for 2015 budget

The Allentown School District will have to procure an additional $2.1 million to make ends on their 2014-2015 budget meet.

ANIZDA finance committee reviews budget and expenditures to date

"From a cash standpoint we're in fine shape", stated Paul Houck of Orefield who serves as a consultant on the finance committee of the Allentown Neighborhood Improvement Zone District Authority (ANIZDA).

Business administrator David Brong and Mayor Robert Donchez at Bethlehem Council meeting

Bethlehem official cleared of any ethical breach

Bethlehem Business Administrator David Brong has been cleared of any breach of ethics involving his ownership of a company that was doing business with the city.

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Nine-year-old boy dies when thrown from ATV

A nine-year-old Hunterdon County boy was killed Tuesday when he lost control of the ATV he was riding and was thrown into a piece of  farm equipment.


Cedarbrook operator outlines future of nursing home

On Wednesday night, Lehigh County commissioner Vic Mazziotti was hoping to hear a recommendation from the county administration regarding the future of the Cedarbrook nursing homes.cedar

Easton Earned Income tax ticks up

Easton taxes point to more people finding work

More people in Easton are apparently finding jobs this year compared to last year, city officials said Wednesday night.

cement kilns in Saylor Park, Coplay, Lehigh Co.

Lehigh County

Flicker of hope for crumbling Coplay cement kilns

The landmark cement kilns near the Lehigh River in Coplay, Lehigh County, have been deteriorating for many years.

Commissioners delay action on contract with Cedabrook union

By a vote of 8-1, Lehigh County commissioners delayed action on a three-year contract with unionized workers at the Cedarbrook nursing homes until mid-August.

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Police: Driver points gun at cyclist

Police are calling on the public to help them find a man who allegedly pointed a gun at a cyclist in Lower Alsace, Twp.

FedEx delivery truck

Plans for Fedex megahub hit up in the Lehigh Valley

If the FedEx megahub project is to become reality in the Lehigh Valley Area, then several things will need to fall in place before the plant opens in 2016.

Employees on high alert after two killed by train

Employees on high alert after two killed by train

Employees on high alert after two killed by train

Residents fed up with violence in Wilson Borough

Residents fed up with violence in Wilson Borough

A shooting in broad daylight is the last straw for one Northampton County community.


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    On this day: July 25

    America gives its Army generals five stars, a family favorite amusement park ride is patented, Dylan plugs in, and Roseanne "sings," all on this day.

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