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Bethlehem City Council 12-11-14

Bethlehem to raise taxes by 5.6 percent

Bethlehem has a new budget for 2015, and it'll cost taxpayers 5.6 percent more.

Local mosque mourns victims of Pakistan attack

Local mosque mourns victims of Pakistan attack

Local members of the Muslim community came together Tuesday night to say a special prayer for the victims of that attack.

Activists urge landowners unify to stop PennEast pipeline construction

Activists opposed to the proposed PennEast pipeline strongly urged some Northampton County residents to unify and help stop the project now.

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Argument escalates to stabbing in Bethlehem, police say

Two people were injured during a stabbing incident Tuesday night in Bethlehem.

Hanover Twp. board of supervisors

Northampton County community approves budget with no tax increase

For the eighth consecutive year Hanover Township, Northampton County, can boast no tax increase.

Three planning commissions discuss 218-home development

How many homes should be built, sold and occupied in a new Lehigh County development before an access road is installed for emergency vehicles?

Northwestern ambulance closing its doors

Northwestern ambulance closing its doors?

An ambulance company in Lehigh County is in danger of closing.

Fatal crash on Macada Road

3 young men killed in Northampton County accident

Three young men were killed in a one-vehicle crash in Northampton County on Tuesday.

Pen Argyl schoold district board meeting

Pen Argyl looking at tax increase in 2015

Homeowners in the Pen Argyl Area School District are facing a property tax increase of slightly less than $100 a year in 2015, according to the preliminary budget presented Tuesday night to the school board.

Massive sinkhole prompts road closure in Salisbury Twp.

A massive sinkhole in the middle of a street in Salisbury Twp., prompted first responders to report to the scene Tuesday morning.

Miracle baby born in Easton

"Miracle" baby born in Easton

The date will never be seen again in our lifetime, but 12/13/14 will always have a special meaning for one little girl and that numerical sequence is just one half of the equation that makes her special.

Angela Pope

Donald Vito pleads guilty in jogger's death

Donald J. Vito of Lehighton pleaded guilty Tuesday  in Lehigh County Court to the death of a jogging woman.


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    France recognizes America as a nation, the Wright brothers take flight, Tiny Tim marries Miss Vicki in front of millions of TV viewers, and Kim Jong-il dies, all on this day.

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