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Water main break in Pen Argyl leaves some without service

PEN ARGYL, Pa.

Some residents in Northampton County lost water service after a water main broke Friday morning.

Town meeting sets up tough crowd for Rep. Paul Clymer

Pa. State Sen. Paul Clymer town meeting in Quakertown.
QUAKERTOWN, Pa.

State Rep. Paul Clymer faced a small but cantankerous audience Thursday night when he held a town meeting in Quakertown’s public library.

ANIZDA finance committee reviews budget and expenditures to date

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

"From a cash standpoint we're in fine shape," a consultant said about the Allentown Neighborhood Improvement Zone District Authority (ANIZDA).

ASD forced to dip further into fund balance for 2015 budget

Allentown School District

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ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The Allentown School District will have to procure an additional $2.1 million to make ends meet on its 2014-2015 budget.

Local Politics

Town meeting sets up tough crowd for Rep. Paul Clymer

Pa. State Sen. Paul Clymer town meeting in Quakertown.

State Rep. Paul Clymer faced a small but cantankerous audience Thursday night when he held a town meeting in Quakertown’s public library.

Lawmakers examine local housing of minors entering US illegally

Lawmakers news conference at Bethany

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Three members of Berks County's delegation to the House of Representatives gathered Tuesday in an effort to learn more about the local housing of Central American children who entered the United States illegally.

Probe of Reading mayor's campaign finances ongoing, AG says

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The investigation of alleged finance violations by Vaughn Spencer's 2011 campaign for Reading mayor is ongoing, a spokeswoman for Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane said Tuesday.

Charter presented for new Berks County community

Antietam Valley meeting

Mount Penn and Lower Alsace Township officials presented a home rule charter for the proposed municipality of Antietam Valley during a meeting Monday night.

One Northampton County official sues another... again

One Northampton County official sues another again

It's a case of deja vu for Northampton County Executive John Brown.