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New playground boasts options for kids with disabilities

New playground boasts options for kids with disabilities

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Friday at Mountain View Park in Tannersville for the "Crossing Abilities" playground.

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Reading mayor vetoes council, water authority agreement

Reading Mayor Vaughn Spencer has vetoed the agreement between City Council and the Reading Area Water Authority.

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Bethlehem man dumps shaggy dog in Lower Saucon

The man who dumped a little shaggy dog in Lower Saucon Township Wednesday evening has been identified by police.

Group sets up wifi hotspot in downtown Reading

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Group sets up WiFi hotspot in downtown Reading

Gone are the days of dial-up. Now mainstream America is using Wi-Fi and Reading is jumping on board.

Hamilton Blvd/222 Bypass at I-78 in Lower Macungie Twp

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Lower Mac commissioners approve traffic simulation study

Lower Macungie commissioner want to stay ahead of traffic congestion issues in the township.

Forks Twp. Supervisors

Forks looks to slow down speeders

Officials in one growing Northampton County community are looking for ways to slow down speeding drivers.

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Northampton County Council takes hard look at prison’s revolving door

Northampton County has paid a national company millions of dollars to treat prison inmates with drug and alcohol problems. Was it a success?

Two drug suspects arrested and charged

Two Allentown residents were arrested for possession of illegal substances with intent to distribute.

Northampton Area School District

Northampton Borough Council receives middle school update

Northampton Area School District Superintendent, Joseph Kovalchik, took a road trip Thursday night to explain the district's progress on the construction of the new middle school.

Greater Reading Chamber of Commerce hosts annual picnic

Greater Reading Chamber of Commerce hosts annual picnic

The rain couldn't keep local business leaders from rubbing elbows Thursday night.

New program helps bilingual parents bond with their kids

New program helps bilingual parents bond with their kids

Bilingual parents in the Lehigh Valley now have a new way of bonding with their children while working on their language skills at the same time.

Police Man tried to bite cop take his weapon

Man arrested after biting Bethlehem police officer

Bethlehem police have arrested a 21-year-old New Jersey man who bit one officer and tried to grab the weapon of another.

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  • Teddy Roosevelt riding in car, 1902

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    On this day: August 22

    Teddy Roosevelt goes for a historic ride, tennis player Althea Gibson breaks racial barriers, The Supremes hit No. 1 for the first time, and Nolan Ryan notches his 5,000 career strikeout, all on this day.

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