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Koch Turkey

Koch's Turkey Farm provides turkeys to governor

Koch's Turkey Farms, located in Schuylkill County's Walker Township, has presented two of its signature organic whole turkeys to Governor Tom Corbett and First Lady Susan Corbett.

One Tank Trip Hess Toy Truck mobile museum

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Hess Toy Truck mobile museum rolls into Berks

It's the golden anniversary of a holiday tradition.


Company offers free radon test kits

SWAT Environmental of Pennsylvania, which calls itself the state’s largest radon mitigation company, is offering $1,000 of free radon test kits so Lehigh Valley residents can test their homes.

New Schantz Road bridge opens in Upper Macungie

The new Schantz Road Bridge over Breinig Run in Upper Macungie Township is open, about eight months ahead of schedule, reports the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

Bangor police car, generic

Bangor police arrest three for home invasion

Bangor police have three suspects in custody for a Nov. 20 home invasion in the Northampton County borough.

Al Boscov - 1983

'Boscov: An American Story' airs Thanksgiving on 69-WFMZ-TV

He's the peddler's son turned retail rock star: Albert Boscov transformed his family's modest, single store enterprise into a billion dollar department store chain.

Cedarbrook artist rendering

Cedarbrook debate boils over

The long-simmering dispute between Lehigh County commissioners and county Executive Thomas Muller about the future of the Cedarbrook nursing homes boiled over during Tuesday night’s commissioners meeting.

Chairman Colver presents heroism awards to Ariel Shulman, left and Jackie Tornabene, center

Palmer supervisors present "Heroism Awards" to 3 women for saving life

Three local women were honored for saving the life of a 42-year-old Palmer woman who suffered a heart attack in October.

Chene Mejias

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Chene Mejias pleads guilty to killing grandfather

Chene Mejias pleaded guilty to third degree murder Tuesday in Lehigh County Court.

Reading School District board meeting

Public expresses frustration with alternative education at Reading SB meeting

Discontent with the Reading School District's alternative education program resurfaced Tuesday night for the third month in a row.

Warren County Freeholders meeting

Farms, open space and natural resource areas flourish in Warren County

Corey Tierney, director of the Warren County Land Preservation Department, presented the 2014 land preservation report Tuessday evening to the Warren County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

Greenwich salt pile

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City of Allentown ready for first snow, officials say

City officials say Allentown is prepared for the expected first snow storm of the season.


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On this Day

  • Concorde's last flight, 2003

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    On this day: November 26

    Thanksgiving Day becomes an official holiday, "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" is published, the NHL is formed, "Casablanca" premieres, and the Concorde lands for the last time, all on this day.

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