Local Politics

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.

Former Pa. lawmaker to take another shot at House seat

David Kessler

69 News

A former Pennsylvania representative in Berks County is once again setting his sights on Harrisburg.

Reading mayor vetoes council, water authority agreement

69 News

Reading Mayor Vaughn Spencer has vetoed the agreement between City Council and the Reading Area Water Authority.

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Wehr's Dam supporters seek answers from South Whitehall Twp.

Wehr's Dam at Covered Bridge Park, South Whitehall Twp.

South Whitehall Township

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Proponents of saving Wehr's Dam said the administration of South Whitehall Township is darn slow when it comes to determining the dam's future.

Owner hoping to keep new Coastal Grille afloat in Spring

Owner hoping to keep new Coastal Grille afloat in Spring
SPRING TWP., Pa.

A new casual dining seafood restaurant is setting up shop in Broadcasting Square in Spring Township.

Bethlehem Council tables amusement tax increase

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

A proposed amusement tax increase for Bethlehem was unanimously tabled by City Council Tuesday night.

Phillipsburg municipal website getting an upgrade

Phillipsburg town council meeting
PHILLIPSBURG, N.J.

Phillipsburg's government website is getting ready to enter the iPad age.