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Turning $200,000 into $800,000 for farmland preservation

Two Lehigh County townships plan to preserve farmland through a new municipal partnership pilot program created by the county.

Hurricane Sandy

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Filing period reopens for Superstorm Sandy-related loans

Federal officials have reopened the filing period for Superstorm Sandy victims to apply for low-interest disaster loans.

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

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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

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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.

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    How Arnold Palmer transformed golf

    Arnold Palmer's first set of golf clubs were cut down from a tree by his father when he was 4 years old.

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Local man dishes out care, compassion and hope from soup kitchen

Man dishes out care compassion and hope from soup kitchen
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Every day - for the last 17 years, Charles Brannon has gotten up, and started cooking at the Ecumenical Soup Kitchen that is housed in St. Paul's Lutheran Church

Landmark hotel in Reading set to cease operations

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READING, Pa.

Nearly 10 months after downtown Reading celebrated the opening of its second hotel, the other hotel is now set to close.

Pair of art pieces to adorn Penn Street in Reading

READING, Pa.

Reading's downtown is taking on a more colorful look, thanks to two new pieces of art.

Judge: Drunk driver had 'no concern' for safety of others

Williams Township crash
EASTON, Pa.

Daniel Braeunig was arrested four times in two weeks on DUI charges. He'' serve up to 10 years for fatal wreck.

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    On this day: September 26

    Sir Francis Drake completes his trip around the world, Nixon and Kennedy square off on TV, the Beatles release "Abbey Road," and an acting legend passes away, all on this day.

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