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Phillipsburg, NJ

Vintage general store planned for Phillipsburg

During Tuesday night's Phillipsburg Town Council meeting, Mayor Harry Wyant told the legislative body that investors behind Lehigh Junction LLC had a favor to ask.

Park may go to the dogs rather than the geese

Furnace Dam Park in Emmaus may have to go to the dogs to get rid of the geese.

Bethlehem City Council

Bethlehem residents face 5 percent water rate hike

It's going to cost a little more to water your lawn or fill your bathtub if your water is supplied by the City of Bethlehem.

Police are looking for a hit and run driver

Police are looking for the driver of a red pickup truck who struck a vehicle and left the scene in Lehigh County earlier this month.

Crowd in Stroudsburg reacts to news of elementary school closings

Ramsey Elementary school to remain closed

Ramsey Elementary school will remain closed following a ruling by Judge Brown, Monday.

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Woman pleads guilty to theft from church conference

Sheri Denise Lopez of Wind Gap has admitted to embezzling from the Lehigh County Conference of Churches.

Jose Santana of Allentown wanted for stabbing

Allentown police are looking for a 48-year-old city man who has been charged for a stabbing on Sunday.

Wilson Area school district board meeting

Wilson gives parents 'portal' to kids' information

Parents in the Wilson Area School District in Northampton County will have a new way of accessing their children's grades and other information this year.

Alternative Art Gallery wins Allentown zoning board appeal

The show can go on for performance art,  thanks to the Allentown Zoning Hearing Board.

Bethlehem Twp. commissioners

Residents express concerns over Green Pond development proposal

A group of 20 residents tried to convince Bethlehem Township commissioners to stop building 265 town homes near the Green Pond Country Club.

Perkasie Council discussing zoning for matters

Perkasie Woods plan granted residential zoning

Perkasie Borough Council approved a rezoning ordinance Monday that’ll allow developers for Perkasie Woods to propose a housing development on a 16-acre property previously restricted to industrial use.

School lunch cafeteria


Bangor hires Aramark to run school cafeteria

Dozens of cafeteria workers  packed Monday night’s marathon meeting of the Bangor school board to stop the Bangor Area School District from outsourcing management of its food services to Aramark, a multibillion dollar company with operations around the world.


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