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Parkland School District unveils three-year strategic plan

What will the Parkland School District look like over the next three years?

Northampton County Courthouse generic sign

“Facility Dude” to improve preventative maintenance of Northampton County buildings

Northampton County officials are hoping a new system of computerized checklists will finally bring an end to maintenance problems that have nagged the county for years.

Phillipsburg town council meeting

Phillipsburg municipal website getting an upgrade

Phillipsburg's government website is getting ready to enter the iPad age.

Freedom High School, Bethlehem Area School District

New uniforms on tap for Freedom High School band

The Freedom High School band will soon be stepping out in new uniforms, if the district finance committee gets its way.

Wilson Area School District board meeting

New rules for homebound instruction at Wilson schools

Students in the Wilson Area School District who need homebound instruction will have to follow new guidelines.

Allentown Zoning Hearing Board

Allentown zoners vote down apts. on South Whitehall border

Allentown Zoning Board members Monday evening unanimously voted against the construction of a multiple-unit apartment complex.

Bangor School Board President Pam Colton

Bangor downsizing its field of dreams

Bangor Area School Board members made it clear Monday night they have no plans to spend millions of dollars for a stadium.

Emmaus Borough Council

Work on hold on North Street and Green Drive in Emmaus

Repair and upgrade work on North Street and Green Drive in Emmaus Borough will have to wait.

Wilson Area School District board meeting

Wilson Area School District hires new teachers, staff member

Despite continuing cuts to public education throughout the state, the Wilson Area School District has added a number of new staff for the 2014-15 academic year.

Corner of Eighth & Eaton Avenues in Northwest Bethlehem

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Bethlehem planners get 1st view of proposed medical office

The Bethlehem Planning Commission viewed a sketch plan Thursday for a proposed medical office building where a bank once stood.

Papale invincible during DeSales University appearance

When Coach Dick Vermeil joined the Philadelphia Eagles, Vincent Francis Papale's life would never be the same.


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    On this day: September 16

    The Pilgrims set sail on the Mayflower, "Jingle Bells" is copyrighted, General Motors is founded, Nixon drops in on "Laugh-In," Hurricane Ivan hits the Gulf Coast, and the federal government bails out AIG, all on this day.

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