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New Jersey Herald
Things to know for Wednesday in PennsylvaniaA daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talk
Things to know for Wednesday in Pennsylvania
New Jersey Herald / Posted yesterday
A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Wednesday. MAN FATALLY SHOT IN SUBURBAN PHILADELPHIA COURTHOUSE WAS WHITE HOUSE FENCE-JUMPER Chester County authorities say Curtis Smith, 34,... Read more
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WTRF Wheeling
Things to know for Wednesday in PennsylvaniaA daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talk
Things to know for Wednesday in Pennsylvania
WTRF Wheeling / Posted yesterday
A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Wednesday. MAN FATALLY SHOT IN SUBURBAN PHILADELPHIA COURTHOUSE WAS WHITE HOUSE FENCE-JUMPER Chester County authorities say Curtis Smith, 34,... Read more
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Times News
Hunting license fees could increase for 1st time in 16 yearsHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania Game Commission unveiled a plan Tuesday
Hunting license fees could increase for 1st time in 16 years
Times News / Posted yesterday
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania Game Commission unveiled a plan Tuesday to increase the cost of hunting licenses for the first time in 16 years. The proposal, which will require legislative approval, would boost an adult resident hunting... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Residents may see hunting fee hikeDoubling the price of a basic hunting license over five years would allow the P
Residents may see hunting fee hike
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Doubling the price of a basic hunting license over five years would allow the Pennsylvania Game Commission to avoid looming budget deficits, according to a proposal made public Tuesday. Hunting license prices cannot increase unless the Legislature... Read more
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TribLIVE
Derry municipal authority seeks federal permit to kill geese in attempt to control populationThe Derry municipal authority is seeking a federal permit to allow workers to s
Derry municipal authority seeks federal permit to kill geese in attempt to control population
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
The Derry municipal authority is seeking a federal permit to allow workers to shoot Canada geese at the Ethel Lake reservoir in a last-ditch effort to control their growing numbers. The goose population at the 30-acre lake, which lies in Derry... Read more
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TribLIVE
Game commission seeks hunting license fee hikeHARRISBURG — The cost of a Pennsylvania hunting license hasn't gone up in more
Game commission seeks hunting license fee hike
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
HARRISBURG — The cost of a Pennsylvania hunting license hasn't gone up in more than 15 years, but that may be about to change. On Tuesday, Pennsylvania Game Commission leaders said they're asking state lawmakers to raise prices to help fend off... Read more
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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh
Hunting license fees could increase for 1st time in 16 yearsThe Pennsylvania Game Commission unveiled a plan Tuesday to increase the cost o
Hunting license fees could increase for 1st time in 16 years
WTAE-TV Pittsburgh / Posted 2 days ago
The Pennsylvania Game Commission unveiled a plan Tuesday to increase the cost of hunting licenses for the first time in 16 years. The proposal, which will require legislative approval, would boost an adult resident hunting license by $20 over five... Read more
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York Daily Record
Game Commission proposes increasing hunting license feesHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The Pennsylvania Game Commission is seeking approval for
Game Commission proposes increasing hunting license fees
York Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The Pennsylvania Game Commission is seeking approval for what would be the first increase in hunting license fees in 16 years. The plan unveiled Tuesday would boost the cost of an adult resident hunting license by $20 over... Read more
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WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley
State wants to double hunting fees over next five yearsThe Pennsylvania Game Commission is seeking approval for what would be the firs
State wants to double hunting fees over next five years
WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley / Posted 2 days ago
The Pennsylvania Game Commission is seeking approval for what would be the first increase in hunting license fees in 16 years. The plan unveiled Tuesday would boost the cost of an adult resident hunting license by $20 over five years. The current... Read more
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The Morning Call
Pa. Game Commission proposes increasing hunting license feesHARRISBURG (AP) — The Pennsylvania Game Commission is seeking approval for what
Pa. Game Commission proposes increasing hunting license fees
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
HARRISBURG (AP) — The Pennsylvania Game Commission is seeking approval for what would be the first increase in hunting license fees in 16 years. The plan unveiled Tuesday would boost the cost of an adult resident hunting license by $20 over five... Read more
7 related stories
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New Jersey Herald
Game Commission proposes increasing hunting license feesHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The Pennsylvania Game Commission is seeking approval for
Game Commission proposes increasing hunting license fees
New Jersey Herald / Posted 2 days ago
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The Pennsylvania Game Commission is seeking approval for what would be the first increase in hunting license fees in 16 years. The plan unveiled Tuesday would boost the cost of an adult resident hunting license by $20 over... Read more
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York Daily Record
Weekly sports update for Dallastown, Red Lion and eastern York County from Aug. 26 to Sept. 2, 2015CRALEY >> Bill Diehl of Craley won his third consecutive Trail-Way Speedw
Weekly sports update for Dallastown, Red Lion and eastern York County from Aug. 26 to Sept. 2, 2015
York Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
CRALEY >> Bill Diehl of Craley won his third consecutive Trail-Way Speedway race, which was held Aug. 14. He won its 20-lap Red Lion Chevrolet Central Pennsylvania Legends Car feature. Elk license drawing creates scene, big money A random... Read more
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The Daily & Sunday Review
Outdoors with Jim Collins: 1,000 issuesI have two favorite magazines that I subscribe to each month; one is Pennsylvan
Outdoors with Jim Collins: 1,000 issues
The Daily & Sunday Review / Posted 2 days ago
I have two favorite magazines that I subscribe to each month; one is Pennsylvania Game News. I have been a regular reader since 1962, my sophomore year in high school. To realize that the August 2015 issue is the 1,000th is quite a milestone. If you... Read more
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The Morning Call
Kempton outdoors show makes the kids smileThere's something special about the smile on a child's face when they catch the
Kempton outdoors show makes the kids smile
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
There's something special about the smile on a child's face when they catch their first fish, and there were plenty of those kinds of smiles Saturday and Sunday in Kempton. The 10th annual Lehigh Valley Hunting & Fishing Extravaganza helped kick... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
South Connellsville official refutes stories of coyotes eating catsHolbrook said there have been occasional coyote sightings in the borough, which
South Connellsville official refutes stories of coyotes eating cats
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Holbrook said there have been occasional coyote sightings in the borough, which is located near Casparis woods and state game lands. "I do not know of any specific case of a confirmed coyote eating someone's cat," Holbrook said. Holbrook said the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Outdoors notebook: Milestone reached in peregrine recovery effortPeregrine falcons are inching closer toward coming off the state's endangered s
Outdoors notebook: Milestone reached in peregrine recovery effort
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
Peregrine falcons are inching closer toward coming off the state's endangered species list. Art McMorris, falcon coordinator for the Pennsylvania Game Commission, said the agency's management plan calls for upgrading the birds' status to... Read more
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TribLIVE
Density, divide complicate effort to cull deer in Mt. Lebanon neighborhoodsDozens of Mt. Lebanon residents volunteered to allow bow hunting on their prope
Density, divide complicate effort to cull deer in Mt. Lebanon neighborhoods
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
Dozens of Mt. Lebanon residents volunteered to allow bow hunting on their properties in the fall, but the municipality's dense development and deep divides over deer culling pose a challenge to contractors tasked with organizing the effort. Jody... Read more
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The Brown and White
New Jersey expands bear hunting to keep population in checkNew Jersey's recent announcement that it would expand bear hunting opportunitie
New Jersey expands bear hunting to keep population in check
The Brown and White / Posted 4 days ago
New Jersey's recent announcement that it would expand bear hunting opportunities starting in 2016 made headlines as groups debated whether or not extending the season was necessary to help control the state's bruin population. The reality, however,... Read more
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TribLIVE
Goose can be made tasty by following simple stepsYou're at the kitchen table, all alone, except for your mother. She's standing
Goose can be made tasty by following simple steps
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
You're at the kitchen table, all alone, except for your mother. She's standing over you, a scowl on her face, hands on her hips and well-intentioned but merciless determination in her heart. “You're not getting up until that,” she says, looking down... Read more
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The Daily & Sunday Review
Police BriefsState game lands burglarized A maintenance building located on State Game Land
Police Briefs
The Daily & Sunday Review / Posted 5 days ago
State game lands burglarized A maintenance building located on State Game Lands 172 along Fisk Road in Wilmot Township was burglarized sometime between the hours of 4:30 p.m. Thursday and 5:30 a.m. Friday, according to a press release from the... Read more
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TribLIVE
South Connellsville official refutes stories of coyotes eating catsSouth Connellsville Councilwoman Karen Holbrook said stories of coyotes eating
South Connellsville official refutes stories of coyotes eating cats
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
South Connellsville Councilwoman Karen Holbrook said stories of coyotes eating cats in South Connellsville have been exaggerated. Holbrook said there have been occasional coyote sightings in the borough, which is located near Casparis woods and... Read more
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The Evening Sun
Outdoors: Elk license drawing creates a scene, big moneyA random drawing to assign 116 elk licenses was held Sunday at the Pennsylvania
Outdoors: Elk license drawing creates a scene, big money
The Evening Sun / Posted 7 days ago
A random drawing to assign 116 elk licenses was held Sunday at the Pennsylvania Great Outdoors Elk Expo at the Elk County Visitor Center in the village of Benezette. The Pennsylvania Game Commission estimated the crowd at "tens of... Read more
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York Daily Record
Outdoors: Elk license drawing creates a scene, big moneyA random drawing to assign 116 elk licenses was held Sunday at the Pennsylvania
Outdoors: Elk license drawing creates a scene, big money
York Daily Record / Posted 7 days ago
A random drawing to assign 116 elk licenses was held Sunday at the Pennsylvania Great Outdoors Elk Expo at the Elk County Visitor Center in the village of Benezette. The Pennsylvania Game Commission estimated the crowd at "tens of... Read more
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York Daily Record
Weekly sports update for Dover, Spring Grove and West York from Aug. 21 to 28, 2015SPRING GROVE >> Two Spring Grove drivers finished atop their respective r
Weekly sports update for Dover, Spring Grove and West York from Aug. 21 to 28, 2015
York Daily Record / Posted 9 days ago
SPRING GROVE >> Two Spring Grove drivers finished atop their respective races this past week. Kyle Rohrbaugh won his fourth Trail-Way race of the year and 32nd of his career on Aug. 14. He finished first in the track's 15-lap limited stocks... Read more
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York Daily Record
Weekly sports update for Dallastown, Red Lion and eastern York County from Aug. 19 to 26, 2015RED LION >> Thomas Thompson of Red Lion finished first in Susquehanna Spe
Weekly sports update for Dallastown, Red Lion and eastern York County from Aug. 19 to 26, 2015
York Daily Record / Posted 9 days ago
RED LION >> Thomas Thompson of Red Lion finished first in Susquehanna Speedway's mini vans feature race of Aug. 8. PGC makes schedule changes for dove hunters Dove hunters are being warned by the Pennsylvania Game Commission to pay attention... Read more
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The Morning Call
Vermont native to lead PGC Wildlife ManagementWayne A. Laroche, who spent eight years as the director of operations for the V
Vermont native to lead PGC Wildlife Management
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
Wayne A. Laroche, who spent eight years as the director of operations for the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife, has been named the new director of the Pennsylvania Game Commission's Bureau of Wildlife Management. Laroche took over the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Small town crime can be bigA narcotics crime was taking root not far away from the winding steel railroad
Small town crime can be big
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 11 days ago
A narcotics crime was taking root not far away from the winding steel railroad tracks that snake through a small Carbon County borough. In a remote wooded area just beyond Weatherly Borough, Weatherly police say two men planted multiple marijuana... Read more
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TribLIVE
Frye: Lack of funds shelves projecton't bother making the trip. It's not there. In fact, work to create a new wil
Frye: Lack of funds shelves project
TribLIVE / Posted 11 days ago
on't bother making the trip. It's not there. In fact, work to create a new wildlife learning center on the shores of Pymatuning Lake not only isn't done — it hasn't started and probably won't for a while. In December 2013, the Pennsylvania Game... Read more
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Times News
Not too early to get ready for archery seasonI knew that if I didn't get poison ivy, it would be a miracle. What kept me wor
Not too early to get ready for archery season
Times News / Posted 12 days ago
I knew that if I didn't get poison ivy, it would be a miracle. What kept me working, through the humidity and relentless bugs, was the happy anticipation of archery season. Yes, it was only August, and archery season wouldn't begin for nearly two... Read more
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Times News
The whip-poor-will call a rare treatA spattering of stars peeked through the partly cloudy night sky. Along a desol
The whip-poor-will call a rare treat
Times News / Posted 12 days ago
A spattering of stars peeked through the partly cloudy night sky. Along a desolate country road and under the diffuse glow of an unseen moon, the ping-ping-ping of the door alarm sounded as I exited the state truck. The date, time, location, and moon... Read more
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The Evening Sun
Outdoors: A new schedule for dove huntersDove hunters are being warned by the Pennsylvania Game Commission to pay attent
Outdoors: A new schedule for dove hunters
The Evening Sun / Posted 14 days ago
Dove hunters are being warned by the Pennsylvania Game Commission to pay attention to changes in the 2015-16 seasons. The dove-season segments have been changed to allow doves to be hunted throughout the early small game season. The season will... Read more
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TribLIVE
Whitehall meeting to discuss deer issueA Whitehall woman nearly was in tears as she talked about the calamity in her y
Whitehall meeting to discuss deer issue
TribLIVE / Posted 14 days ago
A Whitehall woman nearly was in tears as she talked about the calamity in her yard: There were deer droppings everywhere, and the animals that settled on her property were eating her shrubbery and plants. Her story, along with photos sent to borough... Read more
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TribLIVE
Outdoors notebook: Fishing changing at Oneida LakeOneida Lake has flipped its script. It's a 140-acre lake located in Butler Cou
Outdoors notebook: Fishing changing at Oneida Lake
TribLIVE / Posted 17 days ago
Oneida Lake has flipped its script. It's a 140-acre lake located in Butler County and owned by Pennsylvania American Water Co. It re-opened to public fishing — after an easing of security concerns tied to Sept. 11 — in spring of 2009. Pennsylvania... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Visitors invited to tour Pa. Governor's residence and gardens today in HarrisburgHARRISBURG, Pa.–Visitors are invited to tour the Pennsylvania Governor’s Reside
Visitors invited to tour Pa. Governor's residence and gardens today in Harrisburg
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 18 days ago
HARRISBURG, Pa.–Visitors are invited to tour the Pennsylvania Governor’s Residence and gardens today beginning at 1 p.m. Each second Sunday from June through September, visitors are invited to explore the Governor’s Residence gardens from 1 p.m. to... Read more
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TribLIVE
Waterfowl season expected to bring mixed bagAs mysteries go, this isn't shaping up to be the greatest head-scratcher. Penn
Waterfowl season expected to bring mixed bag
TribLIVE / Posted 18 days ago
As mysteries go, this isn't shaping up to be the greatest head-scratcher. Pennsylvania Game Commission biologists haven't said what the 2015-16 waterfowl hunting seasons will look like. But that information is coming — soon. Ian Gregg, head of the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Game Commission selects wildlife team leaderThe Pennsylvania Game Commission has — finally — picked someone to lead its wil
Game Commission selects wildlife team leader
TribLIVE / Posted 19 days ago
The Pennsylvania Game Commission has — finally — picked someone to lead its wildlife management team. The agency hired Wayne Laroche to serve as director of its bureau of wildlife management. A former director of the Vermont Department of Fish and... Read more
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The Evening Sun
Pa. poultry at risk of avian flu from migrating ducks & geeseHARRISBURG >> The danger of spreading avian influenza to Pennsylvania is
Pa. poultry at risk of avian flu from migrating ducks & geese
The Evening Sun / Posted 19 days ago
HARRISBURG >> The danger of spreading avian influenza to Pennsylvania is increasing this month with the start of fall migration. The highly pathogenic virus, carried by waterfowl and deadly to poultry, is at Pennsylvania's doorstep, according... Read more
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Times News
Carbon field day set for Aug. 29The Bowmanstown Rod and Gun Club will be holding the Carbon County Youth Field
Carbon field day set for Aug. 29
Times News / Posted 21 days ago
The Bowmanstown Rod and Gun Club will be holding the Carbon County Youth Field Day at 525 Club Road in Palmerton from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Aug. 29. The possibility of holding the field day was discussed at the club's January meeting, when it was... Read more
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Times News
Controlled burn in Lehigh County draws attentionA controlled burn in Lehigh County has drawn attention from area residents trav
Controlled burn in Lehigh County draws attention
Times News / Posted 21 days ago
A controlled burn in Lehigh County has drawn attention from area residents traveling on the turnpike. The Pennsylvania Game Commission is burning a grassland area in Lowhill Township. The size of the burn was not known in the game commission... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Weatherly pot operation gets closed downTwo men were arrested after a yearlong investigation into a marijuana growing o
Weatherly pot operation gets closed down
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 21 days ago
Two men were arrested after a yearlong investigation into a marijuana growing operation. Municipal police were joined by railroad company police and state agents in the investigation. At the end of the police inquest, Weatherly police charged... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
On Sunday hunting in PennsylvaniaI sometimes use this weekly column to answer your questions about matters relat
On Sunday hunting in Pennsylvania
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 22 days ago
I sometimes use this weekly column to answer your questions about matters relating to state government or any issue of concern. This week’s question deals with legislation that would allow for Sunday hunting in Pennsylvania. Q: What is the latest... Read more
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The Morning Call
Pennsylvania early migratory bird season announcedFrom the Pennsylvania Game Commission: Pennsylvania’s early migratory bird sea
Pennsylvania early migratory bird season announced
The Morning Call / Posted 23 days ago
From the Pennsylvania Game Commission: Pennsylvania’s early migratory bird seasons have been approved, and dove hunters will need to pay particular attention to the dates on which seasons start and end. Dove-season segments have been restructured... Read more
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TribLIVE
Frye: Fawn study is only what it isIt's fascinating, if perhaps not terribly relevant. The Pennsylvania Game Commi
Frye: Fawn study is only what it is
TribLIVE / Posted 25 days ago
It's fascinating, if perhaps not terribly relevant. The Pennsylvania Game Commission, together with researchers from Penn State, is studying fawn mortality. It began this year and will continue for several more. Teams made up mostly of college... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Wildlife investigations get forensic at East Stroudsburg DNA labAt 8 a.m. the day after New Jersey’s first deadly bear attack since the 1850s,
Wildlife investigations get forensic at East Stroudsburg DNA lab
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
At 8 a.m. the day after New Jersey’s first deadly bear attack since the 1850s, forensic scientist Nicole Chinnici’s phone rang. New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection wildlife officials already had arranged a necropsy of the bear that... Read more
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The Morning Call
Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residentsREAL Trends, Inc., in partnership with the Wall Street Journal, recently publis
Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residents
The Morning Call / Posted 1 months ago
REAL Trends, Inc., in partnership with the Wall Street Journal, recently published its annual list of America's top 1,000 real estate sales professionals, and the Lehigh Valley's Cliff Lewis of Coldwell Banker Hearthside, REALTORS® was named in the... Read more

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