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Foul language may stop plans to rename ASD field for Andre Reed

A Facebook interaction may have killed plans to rename the Allentown School District football field after a local NFL Hall of Famer.

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Easton police charge shooter with attempted homicide

An Allentown man has been charged with attempted murder and the Easton man he shot has been charged with possessing drugs he intended to deliver.

Anyemil Rodriguez

Whitehall man stole from ALS victim in Bethlehem

Thirty-eight-year-old Anyemil "Animal" Rodriguez of Whitehall Township has been charged with the unauthorized use of a bank card that belonged to a Bethlehem man suffering from ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.

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Berks attractions on list of top 100 events in North America

A pair of popular attractions that draw thousands of people to Berks County each year are being recognized for their tourism value.

Quakertown School Board meeting

Quakertown HS parent wants school board to reconsider testing policy

A Quakertown Community School District parent is asking the school board to reconsider a testing policy for students in sixth through 12th grade.

IronPigs put their money where their snout is

Last Saturday afternoon, three little pigs did not go to the market.

Allentown School board

Teachers union head says ASD has too many administrators

The head of the Allentown teachers union criticized the school district for being top-heavy.

Reading Mayor, Vaughn Spencer

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Reading mayor expresses support for referendum question

Reading's mayor is putting his support behind the efforts of some concerned citizens who pushed to get a referendum on the ballot.

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Refinancing could save Bangor schools $260,000 a year

The Bangor Area School District could save a significant amount of money if it refinances a multi-million dollar bond.

Whitehall High School

Whitehall High School evacuated by bomb threats

Whitehall High School was evacuated early Thursday afternoon because of a bomb threat, the second at the school in two days and the third this month.

Lower Saucon Twp.

Proposed Lower Saucon budget includes 22% tax hike

It looks like property owners in one Northampton County community are facing a significant tax increase.

John Brown

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Brown says he won't let council hold county hostage for 'political gain'

Northampton County's executive says county council members play politics when they protest his proposals.


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