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Palmer Twp. to close parks on weekends

PALMER TWP., Pa.

Besieged by another round of complaints, Palmer Township supervisors Monday night took the unusual step of closing Pen Pump Park to the public on weekends, effective this weekend and continuing through the end of the picnic season this fall.

Senior housing high-rise being partially evacuated

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown Fire Department is evacuating portions of a senior high-rise building after high carbon monoxide readings were found in some areas.

Bethlehem Township and Freemansburg join forces in stormwater fight

BETHLEHEM TWP., Pa.

Bethlehem Township Commissioners say they will work with their neighbors in Freemansburg in their efforts to make stormwater improvements.

Cedarbrook Nursing home

More than 40 positions being eliminated at Cedarbrook

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

More than 40 positions at Lehigh County's Cedarbrook nursing homes are being eliminated in the next two weeks.


PPL reports loss after Talon

PPL reports loss after Talon spin-off

PPL is taking stock of its bottom line after parting ways with the power generation side of its business.

Easton artist delivers portraits of church shooting victims

Easton artist delivers portraits of church shooting victims

EASTON, Pa.

An art teacher in Easton has made a special delivery to a church in South Carolina.

Art advocate seek more funding in state budget

Art advocate seek more funding in state budget

ALLENTOWN, Pa

Randall Forte, Executive Director of the Lehigh Valley Arts Council, says it is unfortunate that Pennsylvania still doesn't have a spending plan more than a month into the fiscal year.

Neversink Street, Reading homicide

Man, 18, found shot to death in south Reading neighborhood

READING, Pa.

Daylight led to a startling discovery on Reading's south side Monday morning.

Pa senator opens new district office in Spring building

Pa. senator opens new district office in Spring building

SPRING TWP., Pa.

A Pennsylvania state senator has opened a new office in Berks County.

The Rock near Hamburg

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Police identify man who drowned at popular swimming spot

WEST BRUNSWICK TWP., Pa.

Authorities have identified the man who drowned at a popular swimming location near Hamburg as being from Philadelphia.

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