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Upper Saucon Twp. supervisors' meeting

After a quarter century, Upper Saucon still holds the line on taxes

The Upper Saucon Twp. Board of Supervisors presented residents with a holiday present Monday night when they approved an $8.5 million budget for 2015 that contains no real estate property tax increases.

Spring Twp. Supervisors' meeting

Heated discussion at Spring Township Supervisors' meeting

Things heated up quickly at the Spring Twp. Board of Supervisors' meting Monday evening,  when during the public comment period, a representative from the Western Berks Ambulance Association updated the board on the association's goings-on.

Reading City Council meeting

Mt. Penn Borough seeks funds from City of Reading for Aulenbach Cemetery

Kurt Miller, a member of the Mt. Penn Borough Council and the Aulenbach Cemetery Board of Directors, attended Monday night's Reading City Council meeting to request a contribution to the cemetery.

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Clinton salon raises $1,000 to stop domestic violence

The Mirror Images Salon in Clinton has raised more than $1,000 in a Cuts for Compassion event that benefited The Domestic Abuse & Sexual Assault Crisis Center of Warren County.

Matt Halms

Matt Halm named Artpop billboard competition winner

A mixed media work by Matt Halm of Macungie has been selected as the People's Choice Award Winner in the inaugural ArtPop Lehigh Valley Billboard Competition.

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Police dog helps take down thief fleeing Target

A police dog took down a thief trying to flee from the Target store in Lower Nazareth Township Thursday night.

Cristian Fuentes

Cristian Fuentes charged in hit-and-run death

Cristian Fuentes has been arrested for the hit-and-run death of Thomas Daley, whom police found lying in the middle of a street on the night of Dec. 5 in Bridgeport, Montgomery County.

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Barry F. Miller charged with sexual assaults on kids

Barry F. Miller of Phillipsburg has been indicted for several sexual assaults by a Warren County grand jury.

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Three area business raided on suspicion of prostitution activities

Charges are pending against three Pocono area businesses suspected of promoting prostitution activities.

Busy shopping weekend before Christmas

Busy shopping weekend before Christmas

It's the last weekend before Christmas and for many shoppers that means it's time to hit the shelves to snag last minute deals

FBI North Korea behind cyber attacks on Sony

FBI: North Korea behind cyber attacks on Sony

The F-B-I has determined that North Korea was behind the cyber attack on Sony Pictures.President Obama is vowing to respond.

U S citizens optimistic about economy

Pa., N.J. citizens optimistic about economy

Unemployment numbers and gas prices are down, but is the economy really getting better in 2015?  Many people seem to be optimistic, and a longtime local economist says they have reason to be.


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    On this day: December 22

    Christmas tree lights are born, the Lincoln Tunnel opens, Alvin and The Chipmunks hit No. 1, the "Shoe Bomber" tries to take down a transatlantic flight, and "Don't ask, don't tell" is repealed, all on this day.

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