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Sam Augustine of J.P. Mascaro

Emmaus officials trash refuse hauler JP Mascaro

Dissatisfaction with trash hauler J.P. Mascaro boiled over during Monday night’s Emmaus Borough Council meeting.

Allentown Neighborhood Improvement Zone District Authority (ANIZDA)

Original ANIZDA board member said he plans to resign

An original member of the board overseeing the special financing district that has spurred Downtown Allentown's revitalization said he is stepping down.

Harrisburg state capital

Wolf budget plan seeks higher income, drilling taxes

Gov. Tom Wolf is pursuing a half-point increase in the state's personal income tax and a new extraction tax on natural gas drilling in an effort to solve the state's three-month-old budget impasse.

North Whitehall residents take complaints over unfinshed roadways to township supervisors

North Whitehall Township Supervisors heard complaints Monday from residents living in two different developments, asking that the township intervene with their respective developers over finishing the roads.

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Emmaus hires an emergency services director

David Nelson of Myrtle Beach, S.C., has been hired as the new emergency services director for the borough of Emmaus.

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Allentown names new planning director

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    On this day: October 6

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