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The Morning Call
Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businessesKEVIN O'BRIEN has joined Liquid's Digital Marketing Department where he will f
Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
KEVIN O'BRIEN has joined Liquid's Digital Marketing Department where he will focus on search engine marketing and analytics. O'Brien will work with Liquid's clients and internal teams to develop search engine optimization strategies. He'll work to... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
On 70th anniversary of World War II, local veterans honoredMore than two dozen local veterans were honored for their contributions to our
On 70th anniversary of World War II, local veterans honored
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
More than two dozen local veterans were honored for their contributions to our country, on the 70th anniversary of World War II. Three Montgomery County legislators came together to recognize and serve lunch to local heroes at Berean Bible Church in... Read more
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The Morning Call
FLASHBACK: In 1985, Palisades ends a 30-game winless football streakA weekly look back at sports in the Lehigh Valley, in anniversaries of multiple
FLASHBACK: In 1985, Palisades ends a 30-game winless football streak
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
A weekly look back at sports in the Lehigh Valley, in anniversaries of multiples of five years. August 31 2000—The San Francisco Giants call up former Kutztown University standout Ryan Vogelsong from the team's Double-A affiliate in... Read more
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Philly.com
Schools cut back as budget standoff continuesKathy Boccella, Inquirer Staff Writer Last updated: Sunday, August 30, 2015, 1:
Schools cut back as budget standoff continues
Philly.com / Posted 6 days ago
Kathy Boccella, Inquirer Staff Writer Last updated: Sunday, August 30, 2015, 1:08 AM For Darr, who works for a home-care agency, the fall forecast now calls for six additional weeks of frustration as she scrambles to find babysitting for her... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Pottstown firefighters battle flames at manufacturing facilityFire crews spent over an hour battling a fire at a Pottstown manufacturing faci
Pottstown firefighters battle flames at manufacturing facility
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 6 days ago
Fire crews spent over an hour battling a fire at a Pottstown manufacturing facility Saturday morning. According to crews on scene, the fire broke out around 10:30 a.m. at Precision Polymer Products at South and Cross streets. Officials say the fire... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Dolores M. DiehlShe was born in Port Matilda, daughter of Axel and Beulah (Troy) Adams. She mar
Dolores M. Diehl
Altoona Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
She was born in Port Matilda, daughter of Axel and Beulah (Troy) Adams. She married William F. Diehl on March 20, 1950, in Winchester, Va., and he died Sept. 7, 1988. Surviving are three daughters: Eileen Cole and husband, Michael, of Miami, Fla.,... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Trooper sentenced for accidental killingA former state police firearms instructor has been sentenced for an accidental
Trooper sentenced for accidental killing
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 7 days ago
A former state police firearms instructor has been sentenced for an accidental shooting that killed a trooper. Richard Schroeter received two weeks in jail, and up to 18 months of house arrest. Officials said Schroeter was conducting a firearms... Read more
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The Morning Call
5 charged with drug activity at Executive Inn in CoopersburgFive people have been arrested on charges related to drug transactions at the E
5 charged with drug activity at Executive Inn in Coopersburg
The Morning Call / Posted 7 days ago
Five people have been arrested on charges related to drug transactions at the Executive Inn in Coopersburg, the Lehigh County district attorney's office said Friday. One suspect is accused of dealing heroin and other drugs at the motel at 321 S.... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Five arrested on drug charges in CoopersburgFive people have been charged in an investigation into drug activity in Coopers
Five arrested on drug charges in Coopersburg
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 7 days ago
Five people have been charged in an investigation into drug activity in Coopersburg, including at the Executive Inn motel along Route 309 in the borough. Last week detectives with the Lehigh County Drug Task Force seized 72 bags of heroin with a... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Five arrested on drug charges in CoopersburgFive people have been charged in an investigation into drug activity in Coopers
Five arrested on drug charges in Coopersburg
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 7 days ago
Five people have been charged in an investigation into drug activity in Coopersburg, including at the Executive Inn motel along Route 309 in the borough. Last week detectives with the Lehigh County Drug Task Force seized 72 bags of heroin with a... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
UM football team using all the cool gadgets to try to get aheadEvery night throughout training camp, Hunter Knighton took a pill given to him
UM football team using all the cool gadgets to try to get ahead
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
Every night throughout training camp, Hunter Knighton took a pill given to him by athletic trainers at the University of Miami. When he arrived on campus for football practice each morning, he met with trainers to make sure the pill — designed not... Read more
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The Morning Call
Man caught on video burglarizing Freemansburg homeFreemansburg police said video surveillance at a Monroe Street home led to char
Man caught on video burglarizing Freemansburg home
The Morning Call / Posted 7 days ago
Freemansburg police said video surveillance at a Monroe Street home led to charges that a man stole $7,000 worth of items. Bobby Andrew Johnson, 18, was charged Thursday with burglary, theft, receiving stolen property, trespassing and criminal... Read more
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The Express-Times
18-old steals two guns in Freemansburg, police sayAn 18-year-old Pottstown, Pennsylvania, man is charged with taking two handguns
18-old steals two guns in Freemansburg, police say
The Express-Times / Posted 7 days ago
An 18-year-old Pottstown, Pennsylvania, man is charged with taking two handguns during a Thursday afternoon burglary in Freemansburg, police say in court papers. Bobby Andrew Johnson was arraigned early Friday morning before on-call District Judge... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Richard C. MeaseBorn Sept. 5, 1930, in Pottstown, he was the son of the late Vernon L. and Juli
Richard C. Mease
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
Born Sept. 5, 1930, in Pottstown, he was the son of the late Vernon L. and Julia E. (Simmonds) Mease. He is preceded in death by his wife, Cynthia M. (Shea) Mease, who passed away in January 2015. He is survived by: his son, LTC Richard J. Mease,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehigh Valley-area Run-n-Ride Calendar14th ANNUAL IRT 10K RUN/WALK, AUG. 29 — 10:30 a.m. walk, 11 a.m. run from Saylo
Lehigh Valley-area Run-n-Ride Calendar
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
14th ANNUAL IRT 10K RUN/WALK, AUG. 29 — 10:30 a.m. walk, 11 a.m. run from Saylor Park, Coplay … benefits IRT … $40 advance registration online at www.brynmawrracing.com under events and races … $45 day of at Saylor Park 9-10:15 a.m. … For more... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Following incident, Fleetwood school district removes football coachThe Fleetwood Area School District has launched an investigation surrounding it
Following incident, Fleetwood school district removes football coach
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 9 days ago
The Fleetwood Area School District has launched an investigation surrounding its head high school football coach. As the Fleetwood Tigers prepare to tackle another football season, head coach, James Martinez, has been sidelined by scandal. Martinez... Read more
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The Daily & Sunday Review
MU's Bell signs with professional hoops team in SpainJoe Bell (Pottstown, Pa./Pottsgrove), Mansfield University's all-time leading s
MU's Bell signs with professional hoops team in Spain
The Daily & Sunday Review / Posted 10 days ago
Joe Bell (Pottstown, Pa./Pottsgrove), Mansfield University's all-time leading scorer, has signed a professional contract to play with Ciudad Autonoma de Melilla Enrique Soler of the Spanish Basketball League. Bell averaged 18.0 points per game and... Read more
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The Morning Call
Veteran driver Craig Von Dohren collects fourth victory of season at GrandviewFor the fourth time this year, 358 Modified point leader and seven-time track c
Veteran driver Craig Von Dohren collects fourth victory of season at Grandview
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
For the fourth time this year, 358 Modified point leader and seven-time track champion Craig Von Dohren reached Victory Lane Saturday night at Grandview Speedway, in the 30-lap main event. Von Dohren, 52, of Oley increased his career win total at... Read more
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The Morning Call
After two winless seasons, the Canaries seem ready to take flight this fall3 TIDBITS ON THE CANARIES 1. Quality over quantity. Allen's turnout numbers ar
After two winless seasons, the Canaries seem ready to take flight this fall
The Morning Call / Posted 14 days ago
3 TIDBITS ON THE CANARIES 1. Quality over quantity. Allen's turnout numbers are more what you'd find at a Class 2A school. Head coach George Clay said on the third day of practice that he had 48 kids in grades 10-12 with 43 regularly participating.... Read more
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The Morning Call
Classical gems on Allentown Band programIf you missed the spectacular Allentown Band concert at Waldheim Park on Aug. 1
Classical gems on Allentown Band program
The Morning Call / Posted 16 days ago
If you missed the spectacular Allentown Band concert at Waldheim Park on Aug. 11, which celebrated the band's 100th year performing at that venue, you'll have a second chance to hear one of the program's star performers. On Sunday the band will... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Pottstown Salvation Army seeks funding for shelter repairsThe Salvation Army of Pottstown is trying to raise $115,000 for repairs to its
Pottstown Salvation Army seeks funding for shelter repairs
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 16 days ago
The Salvation Army of Pottstown is trying to raise $115,000 for repairs to its homeless shelter. The Lessig-Booth Family Residence is an emergency shelter that houses 11 families at a time. All of those families share four bathrooms that are in... Read more
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Times News
High School ScrimmagesPalmerton Area @ Panther Valley 9:00 AM Allentown Central Catholic @ Southern
High School Scrimmages
Times News / Posted 16 days ago
Palmerton Area @ Panther Valley 9:00 AM Allentown Central Catholic @ Southern Lehigh 10:00 AM Bangor @ East Stroudsburg North 10:00 AM Bethlehem Freedom @ Central Bucks East 10:00 AM Blue Mountain @ Muhlenberg 10:00 AM East Stroudsburg South @... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Proof Positive: Schuylkill River TrailThe Schuylkill River Trail offers 60 miles of biking and hiking opportunities f
Proof Positive: Schuylkill River Trail
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 17 days ago
The Schuylkill River Trail offers 60 miles of biking and hiking opportunities from Schuylkill County to Philadelphia. But, maintaining the trail is an uphill challenge, something that would not be possible without the help from volunteers. One of... Read more
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The Morning Call
Insider's Guide: Historic carousels in Lehigh Valley regionToday's amusement parks focus on roller-coasters, some traveling more than 100
Insider's Guide: Historic carousels in Lehigh Valley region
The Morning Call / Posted 19 days ago
Today's amusement parks focus on roller-coasters, some traveling more than 100 mph. But there is still a nostalgic lure to the gentle up and down of the old-fashioned carousel. Little children and even adults are still drawn to the colorfully... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Historic black gym in Huntersville could be demolishedCHARLOTTE, NC (Jonathan McFadden/The Charlotte Observer) - A historic black gy
Historic black gym in Huntersville could be demolished
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 19 days ago
CHARLOTTE, NC (Jonathan McFadden/The Charlotte Observer) - A historic black gymnasium in Huntersville that for a half-century was a community gathering place faces demolition now that county officials say its aged electrical system and possible... Read more
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The Morning Call
Insider's Guide: Historic trains in Lehigh Valley regionA ride on an old-time train takes you back in time. The horn toots, the train c
Insider's Guide: Historic trains in Lehigh Valley region
The Morning Call / Posted 21 days ago
A ride on an old-time train takes you back in time. The horn toots, the train car lurches and there's a bump as the train slowly starts moving. As the train heads out past fields and over streams, the cars rattle and lean, while the metal wheels... Read more
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TribLIVE
Westmoreland County hopes audit turns up millions in unpaid 911 feesThe A forensic audit of unpaid 911 fees could bring in millions of dollars for
Westmoreland County hopes audit turns up millions in unpaid 911 fees
TribLIVE / Posted 22 days ago
The A forensic audit of unpaid 911 fees could bring in millions of dollars for Westmoreland County, officials said Thursday. County commissioners unanimously approved an agreement with Phone Recovery Services to track down outstanding fees that... Read more
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WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley
Actions taken against 169 Pa. businesses, individualsIn July, disciplinary actions were taken against 169 Pennsylvania businesses an
Actions taken against 169 Pa. businesses, individuals
WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley / Posted 22 days ago
In July, disciplinary actions were taken against 169 Pennsylvania businesses and individuals by the Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs. Every month, the state of Pennsylvania releases the statistics. Listed below are the actions taken... Read more
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The Morning Call
Insider's Guide: Historic carousels in Lehigh Valley regionThey harken back to day when the pace was slower. Despite today's amusement par
Insider's Guide: Historic carousels in Lehigh Valley region
The Morning Call / Posted 22 days ago
They harken back to day when the pace was slower. Despite today's amusement parks that thrive on thrilling coasters and ever more wild rides, there is still a nostalgic lure to the gentle up and down of the carousel. Little children and even adults... Read more
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The Morning Call
RUN-N-RIDE CALENDARGROUP RIDES GROUP RUNS: AARDVARK SPORTS, 565 Main St, Bethlehem 6 p.m. Tuesd
RUN-N-RIDE CALENDAR
The Morning Call / Posted 23 days ago
GROUP RIDES GROUP RUNS: AARDVARK SPORTS, 565 Main St, Bethlehem 6 p.m. Tuesdays "Fast-Twitch" workout. 6 p.m. Wednesdays 3-5 mile easy run. Weather cancellation number is 610-866-8300, or on the shop's Facebook page. EMMAUS RUN INN, 322 Main... Read more
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Philly.com
Douglas Cameron, 71, Ursinus professorBonnie L. Cook, Inquirer Staff Writer Posted: Wednesday, August 12, 2015, 1:08
Douglas Cameron, 71, Ursinus professor
Philly.com / Posted 24 days ago
Bonnie L. Cook, Inquirer Staff Writer Posted: Wednesday, August 12, 2015, 1:08 AM "Doug had an extraordinary commitment to Ursinus and to the vocation of teaching," Mizenko wrote. Born to Donald Main Cameron and Mary Fitzpatrick Cameron in... Read more
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The Morning Call
Hellertown's Rick Laubach back in Victory Lane after a dry spellFinally, Rick Laubach has his ducks in a row again. Laubach won for the first
Hellertown's Rick Laubach back in Victory Lane after a dry spell
The Morning Call / Posted 24 days ago
Finally, Rick Laubach has his ducks in a row again. Laubach won for the first time since June 26, starting eighth in the 25-lap event Friday night at Big Diamond Speedway in Forestville, and taking the lead by Lap 11 for an easy victory. It was his... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Hunter Knighton recovered from coma and practicing with CanesHunter Knighton saw his grandparents and parents surrounding him in the hospita
Hunter Knighton recovered from coma and practicing with Canes
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 26 days ago
Hunter Knighton saw his grandparents and parents surrounding him in the hospital room. It was a motionless picture in front of him, a fleeting still image, something like a dream. “The first day I really remembered everything,” he said, “Coach (Al)... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Keeping it positiveWe haven't gone there - yet, but we can speak to the continuation of his post:
Keeping it positive
Warren Times Observer / Posted 28 days ago
We haven't gone there - yet, but we can speak to the continuation of his post: "... but it is still nice to be on a positive list..." What he's referring to is the fact that our good ol' city of Warren, Pa. is listed as nerdwallet.com's No. 6 out... Read more

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