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

Palmer Supervisors present "Heroism Awards" to three women for saving a life

The Palmer Township Board Of Supervisors Tuesday night presented heroism awards to three local women who saved the life of a 42-year-old Palmer woman who suffered a heart attack on Oct. 14 while working out at the Chrin Community Center in Palmer.

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 Wednesday evening to the Warren County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

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 Wednesday night for the third month in a row, at a meeting of the school board.

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.

Fall leaves 8

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Hanover Twp. focuses on leaf collection before expected snowfall

Hanover Township Manager John Finnigan, Jr. reported public works department trucks were frantically out Tuesday night attempting to clear as many leaves from the roadways before Wednesday's expected snowfall hits the region.

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.

2nd and Penn Christmas tree

Matt Roth/69 News

Christmas tree put in place at Reading gateway, then removed

The ongoing saga of Christmas trees in Reading continued Tuesday.

Bethlehem Township declares snow emergency

Northampton County's Bethlehem Township is declaring a snow emergency,

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.

Forks Twp. residents at public hearing

Still time to voice opinions on compressor station

A public comment period for air quality plan approval on the proposed Easton compressor station has been extended by two weeks by the state Department of Environmental Protection.

Quakertown Borough Council

No 2015 tax increases for Quakertown residents

Quakertown property owners will not face any borough tax increases in 2015.

Reading City Council approaves 2015 budget

Ali Bechtel

Reading approves 2015 budget, Act 47 amendment

The Reading City Council approved a 2015 budget and an amendment to the Act 47 recovery plan at Monday night’s meeting.


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