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Brent Hartzell (on left) and Mayor Ed Pawlowski before City Council

City Council approves new Allentown finance director

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown City Council unanimously has approved hiring Brent A. Hartzell, Detroit’s former budget director, as the city’s next finance director.

Authorities continue search in police officer assault

WEST PENN TWP., Pa.

Police release description of man wanted in attack in Schuylkill County

James Ochse

Lawyer asks DA to drop charges against singing man

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A lawyer representing the Allentown man who was busted while singing a Beach Boys song outside a center-city restaurant last month is asking Lehigh County's district attorney to drop the charges against him. 

Slatington fire

Authorities investigating Slatington fire

The fire started just after 10 p.m. Wednesday in an apartment along Main Street

Police: Officer assaulted, thrown over embankment

WEST PENN TOWNSHIP, Pa.

Police in Schuylkill County are investigating an incident involving a police officer being assaulted

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North Penn grad facing charges

North Penn High School grad charged with posting nude photos of classmates

Brandon Berlin has been arrested and accused of posting online nude photos of female classmates

Apparent propane explosion in Chester County

Explosion devastates Chester County home

HONEY BROOK TWP., Pa.

The Honey Brook Township homeowner believes a propane leak is to blame

Cedar Beach Pool rendering

Allentown plans to spend $1.3 million on Cedar Beach

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown plans to spend about $1.3 million to recreate its Cedar Beach pool by next summer — with new attendance-boosting features including water slides, in-pool climbing walls and designated lanes for swimming laps.

Old Glidden Paints site in Reading

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Loan OK'd for purchase, development of former Glidden site

HARRISBURG, Pa.

A state loan will help paint a brighter picture for one Reading neighborhood.

Food bank to support Kutztown University students

Food pantry to help hungry Kutztown University students

Kutztown University's Food Pantry Committee is trying to make sure college students do not go hungry.

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