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Nazareth Council meeting

Nazareth could start regulating rentals

Borough officials say the Nazareth community is set to join a number of other Lehigh Valley municipalities in regulating and inspecting rental properties.

City Council RAWA come to an agreement

RAWA authorizes execution of new lease, requests small changes

Reading Area Water Authority (RAWA) moved to authorize execution of the 4th Amendment to the lease agreement between RAWA and the City of Reading on Thursday, but not without leaving room for small changes.

Motorcycle accident scene

Allentown teacher dies in motorcycle accident

A 47-year-old Allentown School District teacher died in a motorcycle accident early Wednesday evening in Lower Macungie Township.

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Man pinned under truck in Bath

A 61-year-old Monroe County man was pinned under a pick-up truck when a co-worker accidentally backed into him Thursday morning.

Commissioners back rescue plan for Rest Haven

The Board of Commissioners of Schuylkill County Tuesday voted to help Rest Haven Nursing Home navigate a current cash flow squeeze.

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Walnutport man's get-rich-quick scheme backfires

A 23-year-old Walnutport man tried to get away with stolen lottery tickets.

State trooper foils strong-armed robber

Off-duty state trooper breaks up robbery

A 15-year-old boy was arrested by Bethlehem police early Wednesday after police say he knocked down and attempted to rob a 36-year-old man who was walking home from work.

Downtown Allentown

Allentown downtown rebirth advancing at breakneck speed, mayor says

Allentonians are invited to share their views with city consultants on priorities for future actions shaping downtown Allentown infrastructure, land use, development policy and management, during two days in August.

Motorcycle accident scene

Motorcycle operator injured in Lower Macungie crash

A motorcycle was involved in an accident about 5:50 p.m. Wednesday in Lower Macungie Township.

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Lower Macungie files objections to TIF lawsuit

Lower Macungie Township has filed preliminary objections to a lawsuit that challenges the legality of the township approving a tax increment financing plan for the Hamilton Crossings shopping center.

Bordeaux Lofts developers sued for unfair housing

A federal lawsuit has been filed against developers of Bordeaux Lofts at the Vineyard at Wagner Farms, a 92-unit condominium project in Bethlehem Township, Northampton County.

Palmer Township supervisors

DA’s call for no licenses for 'illegal aliens' gets little attention in Palmer

Palmer Township officials heard a plea Tuesday night not to endorse the idea of giving driver’s licenses or any kind of ID cards to “illegal aliens.”


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    Mt. Fuji erupts, the Apollo 15 astronauts go for a ride, major-league baseball players end their strike, and Michael Phelps swims into Olympic history, all on this day.

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