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Crack down on yard sales

Yard sale limits considered in South Whitehall

It could be said that yard sales are as American as mom, apple pie and baseball. But in South Whitehall Township on Wednesday night the board of commissioners considered placing restrictions on them on the eve of a holiday where we honor America.

 John Brown, county executive, addresses Northampton County Council

NORCO scrambles to fix pay raise snafu for some county workers

Northampton County Council Wednesday night formally signed off on 5 percent pay raises won by 5 unions in a collective bargaining award for court-appointed, non-professional workers and youth care workers.

Bucks County Commissioners

Bucks Commissioners table termination of uniforms contract

Bucks County Commissioners Wednesday morning tabled a resolution to terminate a uniforms rental contract with a Philadelphia-based uniforms supplier.

Two arrested on prostitution charges in Stroudsburg

As part of an  investigation into widespread prostitution in the Stroudsburg area, Monroe County detectives arrested two people last week.

Easton police arrest Shyheem Smith on drug charges

About $30,000 worth of suspected cocaine and a large sum of money were recovered by the Easton Police Department's vice unit after Shyheem Smith was arrested at the Holiday Inn Express in Palmer Township Wednesday morning.

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    On this day: July 1

    The Battle of Gettysburg begins, America's first zoo opens, the first Tour de France starts, the Sony Walkman hits the market, the PG-13 movie rating is introduced, and the Deepwater Horizon oil spill breaks an unfortunate record, all on this day.

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