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

Chad Blimline/69 News

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

69 News

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.

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Double shooting leaves Wilson residents scared

Wilson meeting addresses violence in borough
WILSON, Pa.

A rash of violent crime in one borough in Northampton County has some residents seeing red.

Quakertown park naming rights up for grabs

Borough of Quakertown council
QUAKERTOWN, Pa.

Quakertown officials will be visiting with potential donors in coming weeks in hopes of finding a name for their newest park, currently under construction in the borough.

With cake, a plaque and a gift, Bangor says farewell to business manager

Steve Wiencek talks to the audience Monday night at his last school board meeting as business manager, a post he held 16 years.
BANGOR, Pa.

Bangor Area School District officials said goodbye Monday night to Steve Wiencek, the district’s business manager who is retiring after 16 years.

Northampton County exec undeterred by low attendance, budget deficit

Northampton Co. Exec John Brown at a town meeting
BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Low attendance at his town meeting didn't affect John Brown's attitude.

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