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Road closure in Whitehall Township

WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

Whitehall Township announces that effective Wednesday, July 30, 2014 until further notice, Center Street a Township owned street will be closed from S. R. 145/MacArthur Road to Ruch Street for road reconstruction.

Congressman Dent introduces bill for permanent authorization of National Heritage Areas

WASHINGTON

Congressman, Charlie Dent (PA-15), and Democratic Congressman, Paul Tonko (NY-20) have introduced a bill-H.R. 445, that would permanently authorize the current 49 National Heritage Areas (NHA), and require new Heritage Areas to have a viable management plan in place before any designation by Congress.

Derrick Redcay homecoming

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Derrick Redcay welcomed home by crowd of supporters

MUHLENBERG TWP., Pa.

Derrick Redcay arrived home Tuesday to a crowd of family, friends and other supporters holding red balloons and wearing "Redcay Strong" t-shirts.
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Palmer Township supervisors

DA’s call for no driver’s licenses for “illegal aliens” gets little attention in Palmer

PALMER TWP., Pa.

Township officials heard a plea Tuesday night not to endorse the idea of giving driver’s licenses or any kind of ID cards to “illegal aliens” from Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli, but township supervisors took no action and quickly moved onto other business.

Homeowners jump to action after truck slams into their house

Homeowners jump to action after truck slams into their house

BRECKNOCK TWP., Pa.

Homeowners in Brecknock Township jumped into action Tuesday night after a pick-up truck slammed into their house.

Theodore Van Kirk

69 News

Last Enola Gay crewman dies; was frequent WWII Weekend guest

ATLANTA

The last surviving member of the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima has died in Georgia.

Easton Area School Board meeting

Easton's Strong Foundations charter school rejected for second time

EASTON, Pa.

For the second time in four months, the Easton Area School Board has said no to the idea of a charter school opening within the school district.

Cancer-fighter bikes with dogs to spread message of hope

Cancer-fighter bikes with dogs to spread message of hope

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A man passing through the Lehigh Valley is hoping to spread a message of hope and encouragement.

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State Theatre seeks Freddy Award evaluators

EASTON, Pa.

Operators of Easton's State Theatre are seeking qualified evaluators to help determine winners of its Freddy Awards for excellence in high school musical productions.

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Ebola fears hit close to home

(CNN)

Patrick Sawyer had one stop to make before heading home to Minnesota to celebrate his daughters' birthdays: a conference in Lagos, Nigeria.

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