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Monroe County man nabbed for store robbery

Pennsylvania State Police have arrested an Effort man for the Tuesday afternoon robbery of a Monroe County convenience store.

Santander Arena -- snow on ground

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Santander Arena set to host 6 events in 6 days

Over the next six days, periods of rest may come few and far between for the staff at the Santander Arena in Reading.

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Man with scissors accused of attacking woman

Twenty-seven-year-old Juan Rivas III has been charged with attacking his girlfriend while armed with a scissors.

ASD prepares temp space for Cleveland Elementary students

ASD rebounds from fire at Cleveland Elementary School

The fire that lit through Cleveland Elementary School on Tuesday morning may have knocked the students, staff and administrators down, but not out.

Victor Bartholomew of Milford Township

Quakertown school custodian not happy with treatment of support staff

Victor Bartholomew of Milford Township wants the Quakertown Community School District to value support staff more.

Sallisbury Twp. commissioners

Salisbury will introduce new zoning law and get rid of old firearms laws

Salisbury Township intends to introduce a new zoning ordinance and get rid of a couple of old firearms laws on the same night next month.

LVPC meeting

Traditions of America at Green Pond:

A proposed 261-unit Bethlehem Township age 55 plus housing community was found not to conflict with Northampton County's comprehensive plan by the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission (LVPC) during Thursday evening's monthly meeting.

Tom Wolf becomes governor

GO-TIME identifies over $100 million in savings

The State of Pa. could soon realize more than $100 million dollars in cost savings thanks to Governor Wolf's GO-TIME initiative.

Scott Oliver - Melissa Jaroschak

New trial denied for child killer Scott Oliver

Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli is happy that state Superior Court judges are denying a new trial for convicted child killer Scott Douglas Oliver.


Bloomsbury Rescue Squad shutting down

The Bloomsbury Rescue Squad is shutting down.

Another attempted abduction in Reading

Parent to Reading School Board: 'I am here with heightened fear'

Wednesday evening's meeting of the Reading School Board featured discussion of an attempted abduction of a 13-year-old middle school student.

Lehigh County commissioners 2-25-15

Cedarbrook advisory team created by county commissioners

A Cedarbrook Nursing Homes Advisory Team will be given three months to prioritize up to three courses of action to create a long-term plan for the future of the homes.


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On this Day

  • British tank, 1991 Gulf War

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    On this day: February 28

    Nylon is invented, the "M*A*S*H" finale draws a record audience, Michael Jackson wins a record eight Grammys, the Gulf War ends, and the Branch Davidian standoff begins, all on this day.

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