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Closing arguments for Joseph McAndrew

Joseph McAndrew sentenced for killing parents, twin

Joseph McAndrew, Jr., was sentenced to three consecutive life sentences without parole in Montgomery County Court Thursday for the murders of his parents and twin brother.

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East Allentown hookah lounge draws complaint

An East Allentown woman again went before City Council Wednesday night to complain that patrons of a hookah lounge are disturbing her peace.

Allentown City Council

Time running out to seek Allentown City Council seat

Better hurry if you want to throw your hat into the ring to be appointed to an open seat on Allentown City Council.

Prepare now for winter PUC says

PUC urges consumers to prepare for winter

As temperatures drop and winter approaches, utility companies are preparing for the season and they are reminding consumers to do the same.

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South Whitehall residents should brace for major tax increase

It appears all but certain that South Whitehall Township's 29-year string of no property tax increases will be broken and broken big.

Parkland playing well heading into semifinal round

Parkland OKs Artificial Turf at High School Field

The Parkland School District will install an artificial surface at the high school soccer field after directors approved the measure in a 5-4 vote Tuesday night.

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Police execute 76 arrest warrants in Shenandoah

Armed with 76 arrest warrants involving firearms and narcotics, Pennsylvania State Police swept through the Schuylkill County borough of Shenandoah early Wednesday morning.

Jewish Federation of Reading members gather to show support

Jewish Federation issues statement on terror attack in Jerusalem

 Leaders of the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley have issued a statement following the terror attack in Jerusalem, Tuesday.

Bethlehem City Council meeting

City council votes to rehire in Bethlehem's economic development department

In a 6 to 1 vote, Bethlehem City Council Tuesday evening approved the hiring of a "business retention and attraction officer" to work in its community and economic development department.

Shooting range near accident

Cumru Twp. residents voice discontent with nearby Reading shooting range

Several Cumru Township residents spoke out Tuesday evening during the Township's Board of Commissioners meeting, expressing displeasure with the nearby City of Reading bombing and shooting range.

Cumru Twp. board of supervisors' meeting

Cumru Township Commissioners vote to raise taxes amid budgetary woes

Cumru Twp. residents will see a half millage increase in their tax bills for the 2015 budget year.

Easton Area School Board meeting

Move students from Tracy Elementary, Easton Area study recommends

The Easton Area School District should consider moving its offices and its alternative school into Tracy Elementary, a study by the district's architect says.


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