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Pa. Depart. of Revenue Sec., Dan Meuser speaks to with members of the Concerned East Penn Taxpayers Assoc.

Emmaus learns of state pension crisis

Pennsylvania Department of Revenue Secretary Dan Meuser shared with members of the Concerned East Penn Taxpayers Association and area residents the origins and problems associated with the state pension crisis Tuesday evening.

Easton eyes more big projects after City Hall and parking deck work is completed

While work continues on the long-awaited new parking deck in downtown Easton, city officials are already talking about building another one.

Lehigh Valley Planning Commission Meeting

Allentown Planning holds "Downtown on the Move" public workshop

The city of Allentown planning department held a presentation and workshop Tuesday afternoon at the center square Lehigh County Government Center entitled "Downtown On the Move: A Public Workshop/Draft of Downtown Framework."

Parkland High School

Parkland promises no more than modest tax increases for budget year 2015-2016

In a nutshell, Tuesday night's Parkland School District Board of Directors Workshop meeting centered around dough and doughnuts.

100 gallon donor

100 gallon blood donor honored in Lehigh Valley

It has taken him more than 30 years, but a Whitehall Township man has become an inspiration in the community by donating 100 gallons of blood.

Arson charges

72-year-old man charged with Stroudsburg arson

72-year-old Paul York of Stroudsburg has been charged with arson in connection with the Aug. 2 fire of a commercial and residential building in Monroe County.

Phillipsburg Council meeting

Phillipsburg borrowing for $350,000 in road work

Phillipsburg's Main Street will soon have a new look, with the help of a $350,000 bond approved by town council Tuesday.

Voters to decide fate of Mount Penn-Lower Alsace merger

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Voters to decide fate of Mount Penn, Lower Alsace merger

After years of discussion, the plan to merge the borough Mount Penn and Lower Alsace Township is finally gaining traction, with the outcome now in the hands of voters.

Route 22 fatal accident scene

Some charges dropped against Brian Creazzo

Some charges against Brian Creazzo were dropped during a preliminary hearing in Lehigh County  Court Tuesday.

Jill Kelly McComsey

Jill Kelly McComsey named WomenHeart champion

Jill Kelly McComsey, a Bethlehem lawyer who was struck with a heart attack "completely out of the blue" when she was 36 years old, has been named a WomenHeart champion after graduating from the 2014 national WomenHeart Science & Leadership Symposium at Mayo Clinic.

Kutztown Park playground

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Kutztown Park awarded grant for new playground

It will soon be out with the old and in with the new at the Kutztown Park in Kutztown.

Emmaus boro 10-20-14

Emmaus may drop college degree requirement for police

Emmaus is moving toward improving the hiring process for police officers.


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On this Day

  • Keith Moon, final concert with The Who, 1978

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    On this day: October 21

    Magellan discovers the strait that would bear his name, Carlton Fisk waves his World Series home run fair, and Keith Moon plays his last show with The Who, all on this day.

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