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Train ride with Santa a dream come true for very deserving kids

Santa Claus made a special trip south Friday to meet some very deserving kids. About 65 young people with special needs or serious illnesses took a train ride through the Lehigh Gorge in Jim Thorpe.

'Ugly' Christmas tree lit in Reading

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Reading's 'Charlie Brown' tree continues to draw national attention

Reading's official Christmas tree continues to generate a fair share of publicity across the country and around the world as the holiday season gets into full swing.

Plea to save Stewie a cat stuck up a tree

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Stewie, the cat, is rescued from tree after two days

After two days stuck in a tree in Easton, a cat named Stewie has been rescued.

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Boscov: An American Story

You know the name, but do you know the man behind Boscov's?

Volunteering at the Lehigh Valley Zoo

Volunteering at the Lehigh Valley Zoo

The Lehigh Valley Zoo is in need of volunteers.

Shoppers skip leftovers to go shopping

Shoppers skip leftovers and warmth at home to go shopping

A holiday sport of a different kind was in full swing on Thanksgiving.

Pa delegates meet pope

Families asked to host visitors for pope's visit to Philadelphia

Residents of the Philadelphia area are being asked to show some brotherly love to those coming to see Pope Francis next year.


Forks Township woman charged in murder-for-hire plot

 A 52-year-old Northampton County woman was arrested Tuesday night on charges that she attempted to hire a hit man to kill her daughter’s ex-boyfriend in New Jersey.

Northampton County attorney, Edward Lawrence P. Redding, disbarred

The Supreme Court of Pa. has ordered the disbarment of Northampton County attorney, Edward Lawrence P. Redding.

Schreiber’s Bridge reopens

Schreiber's bridge reopens

Schreiber’s Bridge at Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Lehigh Parkway East in the city of Allentown reopened Wednesday.


Cedarbrook Nursing Home without water for four days

Residents of Cedarbrook Nursing Home may have to spend a whole week without running water.


Roseanne Yost sentenced for animal cruelty

Roseanne Yost, 47, of Upper Nazareth Township  was sentenced Tuesday to prohibition of animal ownership, restitution and a $1,200 fine after pleading guilty to 74  animal cruelty charges.


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    On this day: November 28

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