Local Politics

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.

Corbett camp yanks Texas governor's video endorsement

Rick Perry

Stuart Clark/CNN

Republican Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett's re-election campaign is seeking to distance itself from Rick Perry's legal troubles.

Candidate for Congress talks Social Security in Reading

Candidate for Congress talks Social Security in Reading

The Democratic candidate for a Congressional seat in our area says he'll fight to keep Social Security from being privatized.

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Lehigh Valley Planning Commission adopts climate and energy elements into comprehensive plan

Lehigh Valley Planning Commission
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission Thursday evening adopted a series of integrated climate and energy elements into its comprehensive plan.

Man charged with a felony for defrauding The Home Depot store

Todd D. Livinghouse charged with felony
WYOMISSING, Pa.

A  Laureldale man, Todd D. Livinghouse, has been charged with a felony for committing multiple instances of fraud at the Home Depot store in Wyomissing.

Nazareth Borough Council taking hard look at police chief

Police Chief Thomas M. Trachta, center, at Nazareth Borough Council
NAZARETH, Pa.

A two-mill tax hike may be looming but the hot topic before Nazareth Borough Council Thursday night was not taxes but what to do with the borough’s  police chief, who has come under withering criticism for what some see as a heavy-handed approach to petty crime.

Quakertown School Board lays out improvements to hub transportation system

Quakertown school board meeting
QUAKERTOWN, Pa.

Transportation for nonpublic school students and parents in the Quakertown Community School District should now run smoother than in the past.

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