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Plans for two massive warehouses soon going before Upper Macungie supervisors for final approval

Plans for two massive warehouses that will be built along Hamilton Boulevard just west of Mill Creek Road will be put before Upper Macungie Township supervisors for final approval next week.

Atlantic City Sandy damage

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FEMA funding for Sandy damage in New Jersey tops $6.9B

The Federal Emergency Management Agency said it has pumped nearly $7 billion into New Jersey more than two years after Superstorm Sandy struck.

Damage from Superstorm Sandy

Charles Ifft/U.S. Army

Insurers dogged by claims of slanted Superstorm Sandy reports

Lawyers representing about 1,500 homeowners hit by Superstorm Sandy are trying to prove that some engineering firms hired to inspect the damage issued bogus reports to give insurance companies ammunition to deny claims.

2 years post Sandy New Jersey still not completely rebuilt

2 years post Sandy: New Jersey still not completely rebuilt

It has been two years since the wrath of Superstorm Sandy was felt across the region.

FEMA asking for some Sandy relief money back

FEMA wants at least $5.8M in Sandy aid repaid

Some folks who received money from FEMA for Hurricane Sandy relief may have to give it back.

Atlantic City boardwalk

Bob Jagendorf

Last Superstorm Sandy-damaged boardwalks getting fixed in NJ

The final few Jersey shore boardwalks damaged by Superstorm Sandy are being fixed.

Hurricane Sandy victims still in cold

US denies NJ plea for relief on Sandy aid rules

The federal government has rejected a request by New Jersey officials to drop rules that many Superstorm Sandy victims say are among the biggest impediments to rebuilding more quickly.

Hurricane Sandy victims still in cold

NJ officials discuss Sandy recovery plan

State officials will hold their second hearing on New Jersey's plan to spend the next $1.4 billion in aid to recover from Superstorm Sandy.

Hurricane Sandy victims still in cold

N.J. property owners allowed to reapply for Sandy aid

New Jersey property owners who were denied relief money after Hurricane Sandy are getting a second chance.

Gas stations and hotels in NJ facing fines for price gouging

Nine more New Jersey businesses will pay up for price-gouging customers after Super Storm Sandy last year.

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Violent home invasion in Chester County

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WEST VINCENT TWP., Pa.

The search is on for the guy behind a violent home invasion robbery in Chester county.

LVPC executive director finds governor’s advisory board “impressive”

LVPC meeting
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Calling it a “real honor” to serve on Governor Wolf’s newly formed advisory board on economic development, Lehigh Valley Planning Commission (LVPC) Executive Director Becky Bradley described her first meeting with the governor and fellow advisory board members earlier Thursday in Harrisburg as an “interesting and refreshing collaborative effort with an impressive broad-based group of professionals”.

Montco Health Department to distribute free potassium iodide tablets

NORRISTOWN, Pa.

The Montgomery County Health Department will provide free potassium iodide (KI) tablets to Montgomery residents who live, work or attend schools within a 10-mile radius of the Limerick Generating Station, on Thursday, August 6 from 9:00am to 3:00pm, at the Pottstown Health Center, 364 King Street, Pottstown, PA. 

A&H Sportswear closing Nazareth plant Sept. 1

NAZARETH, Pa

A&H Sportswear Company permanently is closing its Nazareth plant on Sept. 1.

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