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East Penn municipalities pledge unity in comprehensive plan talks

There's a saying: Winners don't quit and quitters never win.

Nothstein leads cycling league

Olympic gold medalist Marty Nothstein gets kids involved in cycling

Olympic gold medalist Marty Nothstein is encouraging kids to get involved in cycling through a unique cycling league he's part of in Trexlertown.

Vigil remembers fire victims

Vigil honors Easton fire victims

Family and friends gathered at a vigil in Easton Tuesday evening to mark one year since a fire claimed the lives of three people.

Nazareth Middle School

Nazareth Area Middle School scores Blue Ribbon distinction

Nazareth Area Middle School has scored quite a distinction. The school is one of 337 schools across the country to receive the recognition of National Blue Ribbon School for 2014.

Sewer system plan under siege

Plans for sewer system outraging many homeowners

Plans for a new state-mandated sewer system are outraging many homeowners in Marion Township, Berks County.

EASD paying up

Easton School District paying big bucks to end 'boobies' bracelet case

The Easton Area School District is paying up in the battle over controversial breast cancer awareness bracelets.

Va. man who told officer he would "bounce" Pa. busted for DUI

An out-of-state DUI suspect's boasts and wisecracks weren't enough to keep him out the county clink, officials said.

Pa State Trooper car

Lower Mount Bethel man crashes, flees, twice

Twice during the month of September, a Lower Mount Bethel Township man crashed vehicles and then fled , according to state police.


iQor hiring 160 for its Bethlehem call center

iQor  is hiring at least 160 employees for its call center in Bethlehem.

Police look for two men who barged into Wilson borough home

Thieves get $30 in home invasion robbery in Wilson

Two armed suspects entered a Northampton County home early Monday, beat a woman with a gun and ransacked the place -- but left with only $30.

More questions but no verdict in Dual Language Charter School hearing

The latest chapter in the Lehigh Valley Dual Language Charter School's long-running battle with the Bethlehem Area School District to expand their operations was written during a public hearing Monday night at the East Hills Middle School.

Northampton Co. Exec John Brown at a town meeting

Northampton County budget to be unveiled Thursday

Northampton County Executive John Brown remained tight-lipped Monday night about the possibility of a tax hike in the budget he will present to county council Thursday.


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On this Day

  • Walt Disney World opening, 1971

    Walt Disney

    On this day: October 1

    Thomas Edison opens the world's first electric lamp factory, Yosemite becomes a national park, soccer great Pele says goodbye, and Walt Disney World opens, all on this day.

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