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Forks Twp. residents at public hearing

Still time to voice opinions on compressor station

WILKES-BARRE, Pa.

A public comment period for air quality plan approval on the proposed Easton compressor station has been extended by two weeks by the state Department of Environmental Protection.

2nd and Penn Christmas tree

Matt Roth/69 News

Christmas tree put in place at Reading gateway, then removed

READING, Pa.

The ongoing saga of Christmas trees in Reading continued Tuesday.

Al Boscov - 1983

'Boscov: An American Story' airs Thanksgiving on 69-WFMZ-TV

He's the peddler's son turned retail rock star: Albert Boscov transformed his family's modest, single store enterprise into a billion dollar department store chain.

North Whitehall fire

Barn burns in Lehigh County

NORTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

Crews fought a barn fire in Lehigh County late Tuesday morning.

Quakertown Borough Council

No 2015 tax increases for Quakertown residents

QUAKERTOWN, Pa.

Quakertown property owners will not face any borough tax increases in 2015.

Be ready for snow, traffic on PA Turnpike tomorrow

HARRISBURG, Pa.

With snow in the forecast, extra care may be required if you plan to be among a half million drivers on the Pennsylvania Turnpike  Wednesday, the turnpike's busiest travel day of the year.

Woman dies after being hit by car Monday

FRANKLIN TWP., Pa.

A woman who was hit by a car Monday evening in Carbon County has died of her injuries.

Will Barrett Twp give up police force

Will a Poconos community lose its police force?

BARRETT TWP., Pa.

A community in Monroe County could be without a local police force.

Lafayette Ambassador Bank on State St. in Emmaus

Bank robber heading to jail after guilty plea

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A man who police say robbed a bank in Lehigh County and was then caught by an off duty security guard at a hotel is heading to jail.

Work release inmate in more trouble, police say

EASTON, Pa.

An inmate on work release from a local prison is in more hot water, officials say.

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