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Lunch ladies protest possible job outsourcing

"Lunch ladies" protest possible job outsourcing

Lunch ladies in the Daniel Boone Area School District could soon be out of work. But they are not going down without a fight.

Discussion continues over seven-story high rise in Bethlehem

South Bethlehem Historic Board tables developer's plan

On Monday night, the South Bethlehem Historic Conservation District tabled a proposed seven-story building at Third and New streets.

Death toll climbs in Nepal earthquake

Death toll climbs in Nepal earthquake; local Berks doctor stays to help

The number of people killed in this weekend's earthquake in Nepal has now climbed above 4,000 and a Berks County doctor is stranded there.

East Penn school board mtg 4-27-15

No staff or program cutbacks in East Penn's 2015-2016 budget

East Penn School District hopes to retain all staff and programs in the current proposed budget.

Scenes from the Reading City Council meeting

A night of recognitions at Reading City Council

Monday night's Reading City Council meeting was a night of proclamations and recognition.

History's Headlines: Ukrainian sculptor finds muse in Allentown

On March 27, the troubles that are roiling the small Central European republic of Ukraine became the focus of attention in the Lehigh Valley.

Yuengling's Ice Cream

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Yuengling's Ice Cream auctioning off 1 millionth quart

Yuengling's Ice Cream is celebrating another milestone, and it's encouraging its customers to take part.

Families rally to prevent more heroin deaths

Families rally to prevent future deaths from heroin

 The parents of two young men, who both died of overdoses in January, put together the "Sounding Out Against Heroin" fundraiser in Lehigh County Sunday.

Workers killed on the job remembered Sunday

Ceremony remembers those killed on the job

A somber memorial in Bethlehem Sunday remembered hundreds of workers killed on the job.

Women leaders of civil rights

Female civil rights icons share their stories

Female leaders during the civil rights movement told their stories at an event in downtown Allentown Sunday.

Program sheds light on bullying

Arc film festival, art display shed light on bullying

The Arc of Lehigh and Northampton counties hosted the festival "This is What Bullying Feels Like" at Muhlenberg College this weekend.


Lehigh Valley Polish community honors one of its heroes

Crowds gathered at the Pulaski Monument in Bethlehem Sunday morning.


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