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Three area business raided on suspicion of prostitution activities

Charges are pending against three Pocono area businesses suspected of promoting prostitution activities.

Busy shopping weekend before Christmas

Busy shopping weekend before Christmas

It's the last weekend before Christmas and for many shoppers that means it's time to hit the shelves to snag last minute deals

FBI North Korea behind cyber attacks on Sony

FBI: North Korea behind cyber attacks on Sony

The F-B-I has determined that North Korea was behind the cyber attack on Sony Pictures.President Obama is vowing to respond.

U S citizens optimistic about economy

Pa., N.J. citizens optimistic about economy

Unemployment numbers and gas prices are down, but is the economy really getting better in 2015?  Many people seem to be optimistic, and a longtime local economist says they have reason to be.

State legislator offering free radon test kits

Free radon test kits are available in the Coopersburg office of State Rep. Justin Simmons (R-Lehigh/Montgomery/Northampton).

Township engineer Bill Erdman was honored by commissioners

Lower Macungie homeowners getting $19 tax break — and two artificial turf field

A controversial $3.3 million allocation to install two artificial turf fields spurred two of Lower Macungie Township’s five commissioners to vote against the 2015 budget Thursday night.

Phillipsburg teacher pleads guilty to invasion of privacy

Former Phillipsburg band teacher pleads guilty to invasion of privacy

A Phillipsburg, New Jersey, school teacher will lose his license for taking photos of some of his female students.

ASD Superintendent Russ Mayo

Administrator who filed lawsuit against district resigns from his job

Allentown School District administrator Jose Rosado Sr., who has filed a federal lawsuit against the district, Superintendent C Russell Mayo and COO David Wildonger, resigned his position as director of alternative education.

Northampton passes 2015 budget that includes property tax hike

The Northampton Borough Council Thursday unanimously approved a 2015 budget that includes a one-half mill property tax increase.

Upper Milford Twp. supervisors meeting

Supervisors decline ownership of land surrounding Fields at Indian Creek

The Upper Milford Township Board of Supervisors want nothing to do with land that will become part of the Fields at Indian Creek proposed housing development.

 

Forks Twp. Supervisors' meeting

Forks to upgrade "antiquated" security cameras

When Forks Township installed the security cameras that watch over its public buildings, Barack Obama was still a state senator in Illinois.

Former firefighter rejects deal on sex assault charge

A Phillipsburg man has rejected a deal to plead guilty to a third degree sexual assault conviction.

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  • Elvis Presley meets President Richard Nixon

    National Archives and Records Administration

    On this day: December 21

    The Pilgrims land on Plymouth Rock, the first crossword puzzle is published, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" premieres, Gen. Patton dies, and Elvis visits Nixon at the White House, all on this day.

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