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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Officials debating fate of unearthed human remainsBones are at the center of controversy in Schuylkill County. PennDOT and feder
Officials debating fate of unearthed human remains
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 57 minutes ago
Bones are at the center of controversy in Schuylkill County. PennDOT and federal officials are trying to decide what to do after crews found human remains last month, and they're asking the public to weigh in. The field, along Route 61 in... Read more
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The Daily & Sunday Review
PennDOT Brief PennDOT will be performing maintenance work at the following locations: SR 1
PennDOT Brief
The Daily & Sunday Review / Posted an hour ago
PennDOT will be performing maintenance work at the following locations: SR 1058, Litchfield Rd., Litchfield Twp., bridge work SR 4028, Monkey Run Rd., Ridgebury Twp., bridge work SR 0514, Franklin, Granville Twp., shoulder work SR... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Lower Macungie moves to make Route 100 travel saferSomeday, with luck in just a year or so, driving on Route 100 should become saf
Lower Macungie moves to make Route 100 travel safer
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted an hour ago
Someday, with luck in just a year or so, driving on Route 100 should become safer when a new signalized intersection is completed at a realigned Schoeneck Road in Lower Macungie Township. Sometime later, perhaps not until several years later, Route... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Scranton council returns from summer recess; seeks statue rehab fundsAs Scranton’s World War I Doughboy statue remains off-site and in-storage, the
Scranton council returns from summer recess; seeks statue rehab funds
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 hours ago
As Scranton’s World War I Doughboy statue remains off-site and in-storage, the city is seeking a county grant to help pay for restoration of the memorial and creation of a replica for a future park at a new Harrison Avenue Bridge. City Council on... Read more
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TribLIVE
Construction season enters fall phase on region’s roadsFrom Forward to Munhall and South Versailles to Pleasant Hills, work continues
Construction season enters fall phase on region’s roads
TribLIVE / Posted 4 hours ago
From Forward to Munhall and South Versailles to Pleasant Hills, work continues into the fall on road projects. Some are long-awaited, such as the Pangburn Hollow Road project in Forward. Some are long-term, like the rehabilitation of West Mifflin's... Read more
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The Daily & Sunday Review
Drive safe this Labor Day weekendLabor Day weekend, for many workers, brings an extended weekend: Monday could b
Drive safe this Labor Day weekend
The Daily & Sunday Review / Posted 4 hours ago
Labor Day weekend, for many workers, brings an extended weekend: Monday could be an extra day off to relax, maybe to travel to visit friends or family, enjoy a small get-together or larger, end-of-summer party. Traffic is increased on Labor Day... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Black Creek Township building work could begin next monthWork to build a new municipal building in Black Creek Township could begin in l
Black Creek Township building work could begin next month
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 hours ago
Work to build a new municipal building in Black Creek Township could begin in late October, the township solicitor said. Supervisors voted to advertise for bids for site construction and building construction on Sept. 25. Solicitor Donald Karpowich... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Police will have an eye out for drunken driversEfforts in the national campaign include combatting drug-impaired driving, whic
Police will have an eye out for drunken drivers
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 6 hours ago
Efforts in the national campaign include combatting drug-impaired driving, which accounted for nearly 40 percent of DUI arrests last year, according to the state Department of Transportation. In Lycoming County, the number of alcohol-related crashes... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
PennDOT asking for community input on human remainsBones are at the center of controversy in Schuylkill County. PennDOT and feder
PennDOT asking for community input on human remains
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 7 hours ago
Bones are at the center of controversy in Schuylkill County. PennDOT and federal officials are trying to decide what to do after crews found human remains last month. The field, along Route 61 in Schuylkill Haven, is referred to as a potter's field... Read more
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TribLIVE
PennDOT prefers keeping Yukon, Madison interchanges; project to require at least 3 new bridgesPennDOT's William Oshnack raised the foot-thick white binder and showed it to t
PennDOT prefers keeping Yukon, Madison interchanges; project to require at least 3 new bridges
TribLIVE / Posted 8 hours ago
PennDOT's William Oshnack raised the foot-thick white binder and showed it to the crowd of about 50 people attending an open house Thursday in Yukon. “I hope I don't hurt myself,” he said as he reached and heaved the book upward. The volume... Read more
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TribLIVE
Gas cost, construction barrels coming down for Labor Day travelersDrivers traveling for the Labor Day holiday weekend can take advantage of the l
Gas cost, construction barrels coming down for Labor Day travelers
TribLIVE / Posted 8 hours ago
Drivers traveling for the Labor Day holiday weekend can take advantage of the lowest gas prices in 11 years, according to AAA East Central. Low prices for barrels of oil have dropped the national average for a gallon of gas to $2.44, about a dollar... Read more
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The Morning Call
Upper Macungie approves concept of Hamilton Boulevard master planAn inter-municipal study guiding beautification and uniformity along a major tr
Upper Macungie approves concept of Hamilton Boulevard master plan
The Morning Call / Posted 9 hours ago
An inter-municipal study guiding beautification and uniformity along a major transportation corridor was approved in concept by Upper Macungie Township officials Thursday. The Hamilton Boulevard Corridor Study Master Plan, paid for through grant... Read more
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The Morning Call
FedEx hub will add to commuter woesAfter reading about the Texas A&M Transportation Institute and INRIX Inc. study
FedEx hub will add to commuter woes
The Morning Call / Posted 12 hours ago
After reading about the Texas A&M Transportation Institute and INRIX Inc. study of the amount of time commuters waste each year in rush-hour traffic in the Lehigh Valley and surrounding area, I thought it will be interesting to do a follow-up study... Read more
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The Brown and White
Labor Day sobriety checkpoints, patrols planned in Pa., N.J.Local and state police in Pennsylvania and New Jersey will be cracking down on
Labor Day sobriety checkpoints, patrols planned in Pa., N.J.
The Brown and White / Posted 16 hours ago
Local and state police in Pennsylvania and New Jersey will be cracking down on driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol this Labor Day weekend. "The Easton Police Department would like to remind the public of the life-threatening dangers of... Read more
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The Morning Call
PennDOT wants public input on what to do with human remains found along Route 61The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation wants the public's input on what
PennDOT wants public input on what to do with human remains found along Route 61
The Morning Call / Posted 20 hours ago
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation wants the public's input on what it should do with human remains found during a highway project in Schuylkill County. "Our working diagnosis is that it was related to the mass epidemic of 1918,"... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Surprise lane closure leaves commuters in hours of traffic on...Drivers sat in traffic for hours on Banksville Road Thursday morning because of
Surprise lane closure leaves commuters in hours of traffic on...
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 20 hours ago
Drivers sat in traffic for hours on Banksville Road Thursday morning because of an unannounced lane closure. The closure of one lane along the ramp from Banksville Road to the inbound Parkway West caused traffic to back up for five miles during the... Read more
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WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley
Truck wedged under bridge on Route 222; expect delaysAn incident involving a stuck truck is causing delays on Route 222 in Manheim T
Truck wedged under bridge on Route 222; expect delays
WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley / Posted 20 hours ago
An incident involving a stuck truck is causing delays on Route 222 in Manheim Township, Lancaster County. Officials say a PennDOT dump truck with its bed raised is wedged under the bridge on Route 222 and Eden Road. Southbound lanes of Route 222... Read more
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TribLIVE
Morning delay: Banksville Road contractor failed to give notice of lane restrictionThousands of unsuspecting drivers hit heavier-than-usual congestion along Banks
Morning delay: Banksville Road contractor failed to give notice of lane restriction
TribLIVE / Posted 21 hours ago
Thousands of unsuspecting drivers hit heavier-than-usual congestion along Banksville Road heading onto the Parkway West on Thursday morning, where traffic was reduced to a single lane without any prior public notice. PennDOT District 11 spokesman... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Foggy and misty becomes hot and humidAnother foggy, misty morning will give way to another hot humid, day. The fog
Foggy and misty becomes hot and humid
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
Another foggy, misty morning will give way to another hot humid, day. The fog should lift by 9 a.m. Then, the National Weather Service says there's a chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly between noon and 5 p.m. Otherwise, Northeast... Read more
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TribLIVE
Electrical cable fire leads to bridge closureAn electric cable fire closed the McKeesport-Duquesne Bridge for much of Wednes
Electrical cable fire leads to bridge closure
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
An electric cable fire closed the McKeesport-Duquesne Bridge for much of Wednesday. Authorities closed the span across the Monongahela River at about 1:30 p.m. because of an electrical fire. It reopened to traffic just before 7 p.m. A single-lane... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
DUI enforcement initiative planned for Labor Day weekend‘Drive Sober’ initiative planned SCRANTON — The state Department of Transport
DUI enforcement initiative planned for Labor Day weekend
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
‘Drive Sober’ initiative planned SCRANTON — The state Department of Transportation, state and municipal police officers will take part in the national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” enforcement initiative over Labor Day weekend. State DUI Task... Read more
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The Daily & Sunday Review
Sound OffTrees in the way I'm calling about a line of trees that are planted along Rout
Sound Off
The Daily & Sunday Review / Posted yesterday
Trees in the way I'm calling about a line of trees that are planted along Route 220 just south of Monroeton but just a little bit north of the Brocktown Road. They're planted way too close to the road and the limbs are growing out toward the road.... Read more
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The Daily & Sunday Review
Monkey Run Road bridge deck replacement starts next weekMONTOURSVILLE - On Tuesday, Sept. 8, a PennDOT bridge crew in Bradford County w
Monkey Run Road bridge deck replacement starts next week
The Daily & Sunday Review / Posted yesterday
MONTOURSVILLE - On Tuesday, Sept. 8, a PennDOT bridge crew in Bradford County will begin a bridge deck replacement project on Route 4028 (Monkey Run Road) in Ridgebury Township. The bridge spans Justice Run one mile west of Route 4013 (Berwick... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Time for online voter registrationImagine if there were a way to save taxpayer money, fulfill an important role o
Time for online voter registration
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Imagine if there were a way to save taxpayer money, fulfill an important role of government with far greater accuracy and efficiency, and bring about increased participation in our democracy. There is such an innovation already in use in nearly two... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Driver crashes into cars along ‘unofficial detour’ on Melwood...A driver who crashed her car into several vehicles Wednesday night along an “un
Driver crashes into cars along ‘unofficial detour’ on Melwood...
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted yesterday
A driver who crashed her car into several vehicles Wednesday night along an “unofficial detour” for the ongoing Bigelow and Baum boulevards construction project will be charged, Pittsburgh police spokeswoman Sonya Toler said. Aubrey Halliburton’s... Read more
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TribLIVE
Electrical fire could keep McKeesport-Duquesne Bridge closed through the nightThe McKeesport-Duquesne Bridge remains closed heading into evening rush hour on
Electrical fire could keep McKeesport-Duquesne Bridge closed through the night
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
The McKeesport-Duquesne Bridge remains closed heading into evening rush hour on Wednesday. Authorities closed the span across the Monongahela River at about 1:30 p.m. because of an electrical fire. Duquesne Light says the closure could last through... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Parents distraught after memorial removed, replaced with noteThe parents of a young woman who was killed in a car crash are distraught after
Parents distraught after memorial removed, replaced with note
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
The parents of a young woman who was killed in a car crash are distraught after her memorial was removed and replaced with an anonymous note. "They took away everything," said Joan Dixon, of Longswamp Township, Berks County. Since 2007, Joan and... Read more
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York Daily Record
I-83 repairs to continue on Thursday in southern York County, PennDOT saysRepairs will continue on Interstate 83 in southern York County this week, accor
I-83 repairs to continue on Thursday in southern York County, PennDOT says
York Daily Record / Posted yesterday
Repairs will continue on Interstate 83 in southern York County this week, according to the state Department of Transportation. On Thursday, crews will be conducting a base repair operation on the northbound side between Exit 8 (Glen Rock) and Exit... Read more
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Fulton County News
Lawrence Duvall Jr., 49, Robertsdale, died unexpectedly at his home Sunday, August 30, 2015. Born
Lawrence Duvall Jr.
Fulton County News / Posted yesterday
, 49, Robertsdale, died unexpectedly at his home Sunday, August 30, 2015. Born in Huntingdon on March 29, 1966, he was the son of Lawrence Duvall, who survives in Robertsdale, and the late Linda (Booher) Duvall. He was currently a... Read more
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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh
Parents worried about school bus stop on small road connecting Route 65, Interstate 79Residents along Kilbuck Street in Glenfield turned to Pittsburgh’s Action News
Parents worried about school bus stop on small road connecting Route 65, Interstate 79
WTAE-TV Pittsburgh / Posted yesterday
Residents along Kilbuck Street in Glenfield turned to Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 for help as their concerns grow over the safety of their children at the bus stop. The stretch where you can connect with Interstate 79 or Route 65 is dangerous,... Read more
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The Express-Times
Will roundabouts make driving easier — or worse?A glimpse into the future of traffic control in the Lehigh Valley shows fewer s
Will roundabouts make driving easier — or worse?
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
A glimpse into the future of traffic control in the Lehigh Valley shows fewer signalized intersections and more roundabouts — circular traffic-movers that can greatly improve vehicle flow and cut down on crashes, according to a PennDOT study. The... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
A sunny, hot September dayAreas of fog will burn off before 10 a.m. The sun will come out and stay out, a
A sunny, hot September day
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Areas of fog will burn off before 10 a.m. The sun will come out and stay out, and, the National Weather Service says, temperatures will rise from the mid 60s to a midweek high near 87. The patchy fog will be back after 4 a.m. Otherwise, NWS says,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Improvements give pedestrians a safer way to walkAlthough some people were taught to stop and look both ways before crossing a s
Improvements give pedestrians a safer way to walk
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Although some people were taught to stop and look both ways before crossing a street, Pennsylvania law states the pedestrian has the right-of-way in a crosswalk, and the driver has to stop. As school begins today in the Hazleton Area School... Read more
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TribLIVE
State agencies don’t have plan to curb flooding on Baldwin Borough's Streets RunPete Chapon has watched for the last 40 years as heavy rain quickly turns to fl
State agencies don’t have plan to curb flooding on Baldwin Borough's Streets Run
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
Pete Chapon has watched for the last 40 years as heavy rain quickly turns to floodwater in front of his Streets Run Road business. Cars often are stranded, and the water, at times, pours inside Chapon's Greenhouse, which causes thousands of dollars... Read more
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TribLIVE
Building upgrades on Ligonier Township’s radar for 2016The Ligonier Township building maintenance committee will meet soon to discuss
Building upgrades on Ligonier Township’s radar for 2016
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
The Ligonier Township building maintenance committee will meet soon to discuss renovating the 15-year-old municipal building. At the supervisors' work session Aug. 25, manager Terry Carcella said the building has deficiencies in security and... Read more
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TribLIVE
PennDOT revises Parkway West closure schedulePennDOT is revising its overnight closure schedule for the Parkway West and the
PennDOT revises Parkway West closure schedule
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
PennDOT is revising its overnight closure schedule for the Parkway West and the Fort Pitt Tunnel this week. Inbound lanes on Tuesday night will close from Interstate 79 through the Fort Pitt Tunnel from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. The outbound lanes will be... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Sunny and near 90The sun will come out today and tomorrow, the patchy fog will clear and the tem
Sunny and near 90
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
The sun will come out today and tomorrow, the patchy fog will clear and the temperatures will continue heating up. The National Weather Service is calling for a high near 88 after overnight lows in the mid 60s. Tonight will be mostly clear with a... Read more
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The Daily & Sunday Review
PennDOT, police focus on reduction of drugged, alcohol-related crashes through Labor DayHARRISBURG, Pa. - As part of a focus on reducing drug- and alcohol-related cras
PennDOT, police focus on reduction of drugged, alcohol-related crashes through Labor Day
The Daily & Sunday Review / Posted 3 days ago
HARRISBURG, Pa. - As part of a focus on reducing drug- and alcohol-related crashes, PennDOT, state police and municipal police will take part in the national "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" enforcement initiative through Labor Day. "Even though the... Read more
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The Daily & Sunday Review
PennDOT driver license, photo centers closed for Labor DayHARRISBURG, Pa. - The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has announced t
PennDOT driver license, photo centers closed for Labor Day
The Daily & Sunday Review / Posted 3 days ago
HARRISBURG, Pa. - The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Saturday, Sept. 5, through Monday, Sept. 7 for the Labor Day... Read more
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TribLIVE
Kittanning traffic snarls expected as bridge renovation work wraps upThe Kittanning Citizens Bridge will be reduced to one lane while contractors pu
Kittanning traffic snarls expected as bridge renovation work wraps up
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
The Kittanning Citizens Bridge will be reduced to one lane while contractors put a final coat of epoxy on the recently painted span's deck. The alternating lane closures start today and are expected to last through the end of the week, PennDOT wrote... Read more
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The Morning Call
Pope's visit to St. Charles Borromeo Seminary expected to be rowdy, reverentThe last time a pope visited the St. Charles Borromeo Seminary just outside Phi
Pope's visit to St. Charles Borromeo Seminary expected to be rowdy, reverent
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
The last time a pope visited the St. Charles Borromeo Seminary just outside Philadelphia, he got a rousing, even rowdy, rock star welcome. "Viva! Viva Papa!" the seminarians shouted. With the rector's blessings, expect more of the same when Pope... Read more
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WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley
Pope Visit: PennDOT suspends roadway constructionThe upcoming papal visit to Pennsylvania is changing PennDOT's plans. Click he
Pope Visit: PennDOT suspends roadway construction
WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley / Posted 3 days ago
The upcoming papal visit to Pennsylvania is changing PennDOT's plans. Click here for more information about the pope's visit PennDOT is going to stop work on major roadway construction projects in the Philadelphia area for Pope Francis' visit to... Read more
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The Morning Call
Pedestrians can cross Bethlehem's Fahy bridge during two-year rehab of vital spanPedestrians will be able to cross Bethlehem's busy Fahy Bridge during a two-yea
Pedestrians can cross Bethlehem's Fahy bridge during two-year rehab of vital span
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
Pedestrians will be able to cross Bethlehem's busy Fahy Bridge during a two-year project. The news, released Monday during a Lehigh Transportation Study meeting, comes as officials prepare to bid the work this fall. "The city of Bethlehem has a... Read more
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Times News
Footing the billGov. Tom Wolf likes to get out and about, but he doesn’t always drive the Jeep
Footing the bill
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
Gov. Tom Wolf likes to get out and about, but he doesn’t always drive the Jeep that has given him a folksy appeal during his campaign and first year in office. Pennsylvania is a large state — it’s more than 283 miles long and up to 160 miles wide —... Read more
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Times News
Northface developmentA 10-year project to remediate the former New Jersey Zinc Co. west plant is rig
Northface development
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
A 10-year project to remediate the former New Jersey Zinc Co. west plant is right on schedule. Developer George Petrole, of Northface Development, gave an update to the Palmerton Chamber of Commerce recently on the eventual Northface Business Park... Read more
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TribLIVE
Ligonier water shutoff delayed slightlyA water shutoff originally scheduled for Tuesday in the Wilpen area of Ligonier
Ligonier water shutoff delayed slightly
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
A water shutoff originally scheduled for Tuesday in the Wilpen area of Ligonier Township to allow for the relocation of a water line has been moved to Wednesday. Manager Paul Knupp said Ligonier Township Municipal Authority customers can expect low... Read more
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The Morning Call
MAP: See which Lehigh Valley intersections could get roundaboutsPennDOT officials have released a study that recommends building traffic rounda
MAP: See which Lehigh Valley intersections could get roundabouts
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
PennDOT officials have released a study that recommends building traffic roundabouts throughout the region, in a move that’s designed to be good for the environment, safety and yes, even traffic flow. Among the locations being eyed for roundabouts... Read more
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York Daily Record
Police across commonwealth to do targeted DUI enforcement through Labor Day weekendState and municipal police throughout the commonwealth will be participating in
Police across commonwealth to do targeted DUI enforcement through Labor Day weekend
York Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
State and municipal police throughout the commonwealth will be participating in the national "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" enforcement initiative through the holiday weekend. Last year's Labor Day weekend saw 144 alcohol-related crashes resulting... Read more
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York Daily Record
PennDOT centers closed for Labor Day weekendAll driver license and photo centers will be closed for Labor Day weekend, anno
PennDOT centers closed for Labor Day weekend
York Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
All driver license and photo centers will be closed for Labor Day weekend, announced the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. The agency suggests those who need some PennDOT services from Saturday through Monday try its website,... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Motorists could eventually be getting the roundaboutA traffic study released Monday by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportatio
Motorists could eventually be getting the roundabout
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 days ago
A traffic study released Monday by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission identifies 10 areas each in Lehigh, Northampton and Berks counties that would be good candidates for traffic roundabouts. The... Read more
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