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Superintendent J. Michael Schilder

East Penn still having problems with new school bus company

East Penn School District superintendent J. Michael Schilder again has publicly expressed dissatisfaction with STA of Pennsylvania, which is transporting students in the district for the first time this school year.

Bangor head cooks address Bangor School Board

Food service company in hot water in Bangor

Smaller lunch portions are served to Bangor Area School District students by the international food service the district hired to manage the cafeteria, head cooks told the school board Monday at a meeting that sparked outrage by two council members and dismay by Superintendent Frank DeFelice.

Quakertown Council worksession

Quakertown resident wants sidewalks at future site of Mattess Warehouse

A Quakertown Borough resident would like to see sidewalks included in the design plans when construction on Mattress Warehouse begins.

Upper Saucon Township board of supervisors meeting

Upper Saucon supervisors review appeal for new usage of Peppercorn club site

The Upper Saucon Township Board of Supervisors Monday evening reviewed and forwarded to the township's zoning hearing board an appeal for a special exception use from the new owner of the former Peppercorn Pub on Route 309 in Coopersburg.

ASD minority concerns

BASD directors remove one of their own from delegate post

The Bethlehem Area School Board removed Director Basilio Bonilla Jr. as the district's voting delegate to the Pennsylvania School Boards Association Delegate Assembly meeting on Monday night.

Reading City Council meeting

Mayor refuses to sign water lease, Council to litigate

The Reading City Council voted unanimously tonight to authorize the initiation of litigation to require Mayor Vaughn Spencer to execute the Water Lease Agreement with the Reading Area Water Authority.

Reading City Council meeting

New safety leaders appointed for the City of Reading

The City of Reading resolved to promote two members of the city's safety crew during Monday night's meeting.

Bethlehem Police car, generic

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Raheem Meekins charged with attempted homicide

Thirty-seven-year-old Raheem Meekins of Bethlehem has been charged with trying to choke a woman to death early Sunday morning.

2nd street bridge

Bridge replacement project set to begin in Lehigh County

Construction on a bridge in Lehigh County could cause some traffic headaches for the next year.

Dog gets new lease on life

New lease on life for dog found abandoned in plastic bag

Police in Reading are looking for the person who abandoned a dog in a plastic bag.

Mural honors World War II veterans

Mural honors World War II veterans in Northampton County

A new mural in Pen Argyl, Northampton County honors those who fought in World War II.

Generic Lower Saucon Twp. police car

Males tried to get middle school student into vehicle

Lower Saucon Township Police are investigating a report that three unknown males tried to get a Saucon Valley Middle School student into their car as she was walking home from school Thursday afternoon.


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    On this day: September 23

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