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Lehigh Co Exec Tom Muller presents his budget proposal at Cedarbrook 8-

Lehigh County executive proposes budget with no tax hike

A balanced 2015 Lehigh County budget with no tax increase was proposed Thursday afternoon by county Executive Thomas Muller.

Police Chief Thomas M. Trachta, center, at Nazareth Borough Council

Nazareth Borough Council taking hard look at police chief

The hot topic before Nazareth Borough Council Thursday night was what to do with the borough’s  police chief.

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Quakertown School Board lays out improvements to hub transportation system

Transportation for non-public school students and parents in the Quakertown Community School District should now run smoother than in the past.

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Teachers' union president critical of ASD superintendent

Union head Debra Tretter criticized Superintendent C. Russell Mayo over late teacher assignments, among other issues.

Lehigh Valley Planning Commission

Lehigh Valley Planning Commission adopts climate and energy elements into comprehensive plan

The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission Thursday evening adopted a series of integrated climate and energy elements into its comprehensive plan.

Todd D. Livinghouse charged with felony

Man charged with a felony for defrauding The Home Depot store

A  Laureldale man, Todd D. Livinghouse, has been charged with a felony for committing multiple instances of fraud at the Home Depot store in Wyomissing.

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Cedarbrook issues dominate Lehigh County commissioners' meeting

Already dissatisfied with the management of Lehigh County’s Cedarbrook nursing homes, county commissioners rejected an estimate that it will take up to one year to turn Cedarbrook around.

Bethlehem City Council members discuss Bethlehem Rail plans

Council committee gives nod to Lehigh Valley Railway

A Bethlehem City Council committee passed a motion Wednesday to recommend  legislation to create a railway authority in the Lehigh Valley.

The Great Allentown Fair overflowing baskets of donated food

New twist to old fair brings in harvest for food bank

Allentown fairgoers experienced a new twist to the 162nd Great Allentown Fair on Tuesday night.

Council member Jeffrey Warren, second from right.

Wanted: New Easton City Council member

A seat on Easton City Council will soon be vacant in the wake of a surprise announcement at Wednesday night’s council meeting.

Red Cross promotes international services program

American Red Cross helping to locate loved ones in Ukraine

With the crisis in Eastern Europe raging on, the American Red Cross has activated  its family tracing services for missing loved ones in relation to the recent crisis in Ukraine.

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Monroe County man knocked down pregnant girlfriend

A 23-year-old Monroe County man faces assault charges for knocking his pregnant girlfriend to the ground and then repeatedly punching her 16-year-old son in the face.

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    On this day: August 29

    American troops march through a liberated Paris, the King of Pop is born, The Beatles perform their last concert before paying fans, and Hurricane Katrina hits the Gulf Coast, all on this day.

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