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Winning Pa. Lottery Cash 5 ticket sold in Berks County

If you want to try boosting your chances of winning the lottery, you may want to consider where you buy your ticket.

Superintendent stands behind decision to cancel football

Superintendent stands by decision to cancel CB West's football season

The Central Bucks School board canceled the football season at Central Bucks High School West and players, parents and community members blasted that decision.

Lower Macungie Commissioners

Most Lower Mac commissioners favor synthetic athletic fields

Residents may not agree, but 3 of 5 commissioners want to spend $3.3 million to install two synthetic turf athletic fields at Quarry Park.

Blackout8 event, coming up

BlackOUT8 is at the new PPL Center this year

The LVHN will host its eighth BlackOUT dance party event at Allentown's Center City PPL Arena on Thursday, Nov. 6 from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Physician William L. Miller, MD, MA

LVHN physician is co-recipient of Lifetime Achievement Award

A LVHN physician, William L. Miller, MD, MA  has been recognized for his lifetime contributions to research and scholarly activity in family medicine.

state capitol

Flags to fly at half-staff in honor of former State Rep. Joseph Battisto

Gov. Tom Corbett has ordered all Pennsylvania flags at the Capitol Complex and at Commonwealth facilities in Monroe County lowered to half-staff on Friday, Oct. 31 in honor of former State Representative Joseph W. Battisto.

Giant Reaper inflatable stolen from yard

Thieves put damper on Halloween spirit

Thieves put a damper on Halloween spirit for a couple of Hackettstown families last night.

Body found in Bethlehem creek

Authorities investigate death of man found in creek

The Lehigh County coroner and Bethlehem police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found floating in Monocacy Creek in the city Tuesday afternoon.

Saucon Valley SB meeting

Teachers tell board how it feels to work without a contract

Teachers told the Saucon Valley school board how working without a contract and no cost of living raises has impacted their lives.

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Easton Area bus drivers ask for more security cameras

Bus drivers in the Easton Area School District are asking the school district to add more security cameras to school buses.

Community wants action for crumbling wall

Legal questions swirl in Palmer around the “mystery wall”

An apparently shoddily constructed retaining wall in a township complex was the main topic of conversation Tuesday night in one Northampton County community.

Expert Proposed merger is unique could become model

Expert: Proposed municipality merger is 'unique,' could become 'model'

In less than one week, voters will decide whether Mount Penn Borough and Lower Alsace Township will merge into one municipality, in a consolidation that experts call "unique."


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On this Day

  • Rumble in the Jungle, George Foreman, Muhammad Ali

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    On this day: October 30

    Orson Welles broadcasts "The War of the Worlds," buffalo wings are born, Ali and Foreman square off in the "Rumble in the Jungle," and Michael Jordan returns to the NBA, all on this day.

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