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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.

Group sets up wifi hotspot in downtown Reading

Group sets up wifi hotspot in downtown Reading

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

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.

Forks Twp. Supervisors

Forks looks to slow down speeders

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

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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Lafayette student pleads guilty to marijuana charges

Christian Euhler, a Lafayette College student who was part of a drug ring, entered guilty pleas in Montgomery County Wednesday to three misdemeanor charges: possession of marijuana, receiving marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Northwestern Lehigh hires new middle school principal

The Northwestern Lehigh School Board Wednesday unanimously approved the hiring of a new principal to run the district's middle school.

Machete man runs amok in Easton attempts robbery

Man with machete arrested in center of Easton

A 22-year-old Easton man was arrested after running around the center of the city armed with a machete Wednesday morning.

Lower Saucon Twp. Supervisors

Lower Saucon buys 146-acre property for park

Lower Saucon Council members approved the $1.78 million purchase of a 146-acre property Wednesday that will be used to create the township’s biggest park.

Allentown Clean Team

Allentown's Clean Team evolves with center city

There was no fashion runway, but a new look for center city Allentown’s Clean Team was modeled for City Council Wednesday night.

Allentown City Council 8-20-14

Allentown to discuss blighted properties Oct. 1

Allentown City Council will hold a special meeting about blighted properties in the city at 6 p.m. Oct. 1.


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    On this day: August 21

    Lincoln and Douglas square off for the first time, Oldsmobile begins production, Hawaii becomes a state, and The Mona Lisa and the Mars Observer go missing, all on this day.

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