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Neighbors vet former historic Bethlehem Armory Project

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As a former mayor of Bethlehem, John Callahan was accustomed to speaking at town halls.

Palmer Township supervisors approve minor changes to Amazon warehouse site plan

Palmer Township supervisors Tuesday night unanimously approved a revised site plan for a recently completed 1.1-million-square-foot warehouse on Van Buren Road to be occupied by Amazon.

EASD greets new staff

Easton Area School District is going into the 2016-2017 year with new teachers and increased security

Easton's long-range plan should be ready next month


Easton's comprehensive plan, a blueprint for where the city is headed over the next two decades, went through one of its final edits Tuesday night with City Council and Mayor Sal Panto Jr. providing a few last-minute observations, tweaks and suggestions.

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Libertarian, Paul Rizzo announces campaign for Congress

It will be a three-party race for the House of Representatives for one Pennsylvania district.

Judge orders Clinton to answer questions on email use

Hillary Clinton Rally in Scranton

Order issued as part of a long-running public records lawsuit filed by Judicial Watch.

FBI agents return to Reading City Hall

FBI returns to Reading

The FBI-- inside Reading City Hall, again. Mayor Wally Scott called agents to further investigate so-called "buddy system" deals he says could have been made by the city's previous administration.

Term about over, Pennsylvania's top prosecutor goes on trial

Kathleen Kane

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Pennsylvania's attorney general goes on trial Monday in a perjury and obstruction case that follows years of petty feuds, a pornographic email scandal and political infighting.