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Pen Argyl Borough burglary suspect

Pen Argyl Borough building burglarized; suspect sought

Police in Northampton County are looking for the suspect who broke into a borough building last week.

A night of restructuring at the Muhlenberg Twp. Commissioners meeting

A public hearing for rezoning was held at Monday night's Muhlenberg Township Board of Commissioners meeting.

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Tax hike, fewer teachers surface in Bangor school district budget

Real estate taxes may increase about two percent and four or five teaching positions may not be filled, according to preliminary estimates for the 2015-16 Bangor Area School District budget

Residents worry about future of Bethlehem Township birds

Traditions of America's planned 265-unit residential project has residents concerned about local wetlands. 

Perkasie police to use Narcan to combat overdoses

Council unanimously approved a resolution authorizing an agreement for the supply and administration on Naloxone

Bethlehem Area School District admin bldg, generic

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BASD will accept bids for Freedom High School turf field

The Bethlehem Area School District's board of directors authorized the district to solicit bids for a synthetic turf field and all-weather track at Freedom High School during Monday night's meeting.

Plans unveiled for new charter school at Luden s mansion

Plans unveiled for new charter school at Luden's mansion

A new arts-focused charter school is in the works in Reading.

DoubleTree Hotel project in Reading

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Reading to share 'inside scoop' on DoubleTree Hotel

Anyone interested in getting the "inside scoop" on Reading's newest hotel will get the chance in the coming weeks.

Emmaus Library unveils mural

Emmaus Library unveils new mosaic mural

The Emmaus Public Library celebrated the unveiling of a colorful mosaic mural Sunday afternoon.

Kutztown cantaloupe launch

Cantaloupes help with physics lesson

Cantaloupes were flying in the Berks County area Sunday, but provided a valuable lesson for some Kutztown University students.

Police involved shooting in Pottstown

Lower Pottsgrove officer hit by fleeing car, opens fire on driver

A chaotic scene unfolded Thursday night in the Pottstown area of Montgomery County.

Berks war veteran honored for heroic efforts in Iran

Berks war veteran honored for heroic efforts in Iran

An Air Force veteran from Muhlenberg Township is being honored for his heroic efforts.


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