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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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    'Latin Night for Pulse' held in Orlando

    While the Pulse nightclub remains closed after 49 people were killed there in a shooting rampage earlier this month, hundreds of Orlando residents came out for a fundraiser for the victims' families and nightclub employees.

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Hamburg authority issues boil water advisory

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HAMBURG, Pa.

The advisory begins Monday when work on a water main begins

Berks County nonprofit in desperate need of volunteer help

Berks County nonprofit seeking volunteer help
UNION TWP., Pa.

Shady Hollow horse farm runs an assisted riding summer camp

ASD grants Mayo parting sabbatical

ASD superintendent will not seek another contract
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The Allentown schools superintendent had previously told the board he wouldn't renew his contract.

Aretha Franklin cancels Musikfest performance

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Organizers are considering options for the filling the Aug. 8 opening

On this Day

  • Custer's Last Stand, Battle of Little Bighorn

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    On this day: June 25

    Custer makes his last stand, France surrenders to Germany during World War II, Anne Frank's diary is published, the Korean War begins, and Farrah Fawcett and Michael Jackson both die, all on this day.

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