Local Politics

Oct. 6, is last day to register to vote in Pa.

Secretary of the Commonwealth Carol Aichele is reminding Pennsylvanians that Monday, Oct. 6 is the last day to register to vote for the November 4, general election.

Scots decide whether to declare independence from England

Scotland independence referendum, voters at polling place

Paul Hackett/Reuters

An independent Scotland could soon become a reality, so is the playing of bagpipes the sound of a revolution or the continued soundtrack of 300 years of tradition?

Pa. Senate committee approves property tax reform bill

Pennsylvania Capitol building - sunny day

Jace Codi/69 News

A measure to reform Pennsylvania's property tax system moved forward in Harrisburg on Tuesday.

Bethlehem leaders seek ways to close $5.9 million budget gap

Bethlehem City Hall

A $5.9 million budget deficit is looming in Bethlehem, but the mayor said he has a plan to fix it, and it's going to require some belt-tightening at City Hall and from residents themselves.

Poll shows Wolf maintaining lead in race for Pa. governor

Poll shows Wolf maintaining lead in race for Pa governor

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett is falling further behind in his bid for re-election.

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East Penn municipalities pledge unity in comprehensive plan talks

EMMAUS, Pa.

There's a saying: Winners don't quit and quitters never win.

Olympic gold medalist Marty Nothstein gets kids involved in cycling

Nothstein leads cycling league
TREXLERTOWN, Pa.

Olympic gold medalist Marty Nothstein is encouraging kids to get involved in cycling through a unique cycling league he's part of in Trexlertown.

Vigil honors Easton fire victims

Vigil remembers fire victims
EASTON, Pa.

Family and friends gathered at a vigil in Easton Tuesday evening to mark one year since a fire claimed the lives of three people.

Nazareth Area Middle School scores Blue Ribbon distinction

Nazareth Middle School
NAZARETH, Pa.

Nazareth Area Middle School has scored quite a distinction. The school is one of 337 schools across the country to receive the recognition of National Blue Ribbon School for 2014.