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The Morning Call
Paterno followers make excuses for himSeriously he covered up the biggest scandal/tragedy in the history of college a
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
Seriously he covered up the biggest scandal/tragedy in the history of college athletics. All so he could become the coach with the most wins. Still his followers continue to make excuses for him. Pathetic. Tim O'Shura South Whitehal... Read more
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The Morning Call
Pentagon study of climate change importantfor the environment and the economy. I hope that Dent will take the next logic
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
for the environment and the economy. I hope that Dent will take the next logical step and join the Climate Solutions Caucus himself, so he can continue to be a part of the solution to the partisan gridlock. Jessie Snyder South Whitehall To... Read more
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The Morning Call
Whitehall funeral services company gets OK to install a crematoryA Whitehall Township business that provides burial services for cemeteries and
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
A Whitehall Township business that provides burial services for cemeteries and funeral homes got permission this week from the township Zoning Hearing Board to install a crematory. That means Fullerton Wilbert Vault and Burial Co. will soon be among... Read more
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The Morning Call
Brides stiffed by closure of Alfred Angelo shops are finding compassionother wedding participants stiffed last week when the Florida company suddenly
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
other wedding participants stiffed last week when the Florida company suddenly closed all its stores, including the one in Whitehall Township, have found comfort in the generosity of strangers who have offered to sell or donate their dresses, and... Read more
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The Express-Times
Cops: Dorney Park visitor eats bag of pot during searchsmelled the odor from the SUV with Philadelphia residents Evelyn Aponte, Ruben
The Express-Times / Posted 2 days ago
smelled the odor from the SUV with Philadelphia residents Evelyn Aponte, Ruben Mora and Pedro Roman, according to South Whitehall Township police. The guard found one bag of pot and began searching the SUV when Mora, 30, grabbed the bag of pot... Read more
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The Morning Call
As housing proposals mount on Walbert Ave., South Whitehall planners concerned about impact on trafficAs housing plans mount on Walbert Avenue, the South Whitehall Township Planning
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
As housing plans mount on Walbert Avenue, the South Whitehall Township Planning Commission wants more detail on a plan to rezone a portion of Grandview Cemetery to allow for denser housing. Pennsylvania Venture Capital has an agreement to buy 8... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lynn Shelly: Plastic bags, Gov. Wolf's veto and memories of my brothermuch more conscious in my own life about reducing my use of plastic bags and ca
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
much more conscious in my own life about reducing my use of plastic bags and carrying reusable ones as much as I can. It may be a small thing. But it's one way I have of honoring my brother's memory. Lynn Shelly lives in South Whitehall To... Read more
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The Morning Call
Attorney General Sessions ignores 4th Amendmenthas determined we are all inherently guilty, it is futile to try to prove our i
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
has determined we are all inherently guilty, it is futile to try to prove our innocence. Therefore, the only patriotic thing to do is to voluntarily forfeit our assets so he won't waste our tax dollars seizing them. Donald Harris Whitehall Town... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown native Dane DeHaan stars in sci-fi epic 'Valerian'with acting when he was only 4 and attended a musical theater camp at his paren
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
with acting when he was only 4 and attended a musical theater camp at his parent’s church, Asbury United Methodist in South Whitehall Township. DeHaan also performed in a handful of productions at Civic Theatre of Allentown, including “A Christmas... Read more
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The Morning Call
In South Whitehall, oversized vehicles banned from parking on residential streetsSOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — Oversized vehicles parking on residential streets ha
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
SOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — Oversized vehicles parking on residential streets have long been a source of complaints in South Whitehall Township, but officials hope they finally have a solution. Township commissioners in a 5-0 vote adopted an... Read more
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The Morning Call
LVH guard had child porn on phone, showed it to co-worker, police saypornography on his phone and showing it to a co-worker in December, according t
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
pornography on his phone and showing it to a co-worker in December, according to court records. Fathallah Smaki, 44, of Whitehall Township was arraigned on Tuesday on three child pornography charges by District Judge Rashid Santiago and released... Read more
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The Morning Call
Former Whitehall Sports Authority to become Gabe's retail storetotal, mainly in the South. The Sports Authority plans to close its locations
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
total, mainly in the South. The Sports Authority plans to close its locations at the Whitehall Square Shopping Center in Whitehall Township and Lower Nazareth Commons off Route 248 in Lower Nazareth Township, according to a document filed in U.S.... Read more
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The Brown and White
Charges in Forks, S. Whitehall for cell phone robbery ringphone robbery ring investigation after charges were filed Wednesday in connecti
The Brown and White / Posted 3 days ago
phone robbery ring investigation after charges were filed Wednesday in connection with store robberies in Forks and South Whitehall townships. Police say Vaughn-Darrius John Felix robbed the Forks store on Oct. 29. The 27-year-old Easton man got... Read more
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The Morning Call
Viable third party likely to emerge soonmake life better for everyone, and he will succeed if Congress works with him.
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
make life better for everyone, and he will succeed if Congress works with him. As for Congress, I think the best thing that could happen, for all our sakes, would be term limits — the sooner, the better. Dolores Shankweiler South Whitehall Town... Read more
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The Morning Call
GOP faces problemthey can salvage their damaged brand is unknown at this time. I am confident th
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
they can salvage their damaged brand is unknown at this time. I am confident that the Democratic Party is built to last and evolve. The GOP? To quote an old Polish proverb, "Not my circus, not my monkeys." Lucy Horton South Whitehal... Read more
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The Morning Call
Cellphone store robbery suspects to face additional charges, prosecutors sayTownship. Now, they’ll have to face additional charges stemming from another a
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
Township. Now, they’ll have to face additional charges stemming from another armed robbery at a cellphone store in South Whitehall Township. On Wednesday, Northampton County prosecutors announced more charges against Gregory Lewis Jr. and Vaughn... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bowling alleys striking out in AllentownHaja Rose Bowl at 15th Street and Sumner Avenue and Jordan Lanes, on Jordan Par
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
Haja Rose Bowl at 15th Street and Sumner Avenue and Jordan Lanes, on Jordan Parkway just across the Allentown border in Whitehall Township. "People are gonna come here because they want to have lanes to bowl on," said Delores Morgan, who runs... Read more
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The Express-Times
Hospital security guard showed child porn at work, police sayporn charges after allegedly showing a video to a co-worker at work. Fathallah
The Express-Times / Posted 4 days ago
porn charges after allegedly showing a video to a co-worker at work. Fathallah Smaki, of the 100 block of Crest Drive in Whitehall Township, was charged with possession of child pornography, disseminating images depicting child sex acts, and... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bridal shop's closing sends local brides, families scramblingmaker Alfred Angelo. A week after the company abruptly closed all of its store
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
maker Alfred Angelo. A week after the company abruptly closed all of its stores nationwide, including the one in Whitehall Township, women who ordered dresses for their special day are struggling to determine whether they will get them,... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
LVHN employee charged with child porn watched video at workphone that included an 8-year-old boy engaged in a sex act. Allentown police c
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 4 days ago
phone that included an 8-year-old boy engaged in a sex act. Allentown police charged Fathallah Smaki, of Crest Drive in Whitehall Township, with felony counts of child pornography and disseminating images of children engaging in sex acts in... Read more
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The Morning Call
The Bottom Line: American Bank reports earnings upSOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — American Bank said Wednesday in a news release that
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
SOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — American Bank said Wednesday in a news release that its second quarter earnings rose 7.4 percent, despite an increase in non-interest expenses. Here is a summary: What’s the bottom line? American Bank posted net income of... Read more
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The Morning Call
Whitehall zoners shoot down Atiyeh's challenge of affordable housing zoning lawThe Whitehall Township Zoning Hearing Board shot down a challenge to a new town
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
The Whitehall Township Zoning Hearing Board shot down a challenge to a new township zoning law, ruling the change that would allow a controversial affordable housing development in an old factory is valid. Theoretically, Tuesday’s decision clears... Read more
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The Express-Times
Gunshots at motel lead cops to bag of coke, meth and heroinA call for gunfire Tuesday afternoon at a Lehigh County motel led officers to a
The Express-Times / Posted 4 days ago
A call for gunfire Tuesday afternoon at a Lehigh County motel led officers to a bag of coke, meth and heroin, South Whitehall Township police said. Township police were called for shots fired at the EconoLodge, 1151 Bulldog Drive late Tuesday... Read more
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The Morning Call
Burlington clothing store coming to TrexlertownRobin Ziegler said during its first quarter earnings call in May. Burlington a
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
Robin Ziegler said during its first quarter earnings call in May. Burlington also operates a store on MacArthur Road in Whitehall Township and is opening a second in the Lower Nazareth Commons shopping center near Route 248 and Route 33. That... Read more
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The Express-Times
Man who drunkenly called 911 to chat gets plea dealtroopers said. A little after midnight, a trooper went to Keiser's address in
The Express-Times / Posted 4 days ago
troopers said. A little after midnight, a trooper went to Keiser's address in the 1600 block of Clearview Road in North Whitehall Township, and found him standing in the driveway. Keiser, who smelled like he had been drinking, admitted being... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Police responding to gunshots call, find drug stashJudge Michael Pochron arraigned Pena Wednesday morning, setting bail at $100,00
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 4 days ago
Judge Michael Pochron arraigned Pena Wednesday morning, setting bail at $100,000. Authorities responded to the South Whitehall Township motel about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday to investigate a report of gunfire. Police said they stopped a car in the... Read more
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The Express-Times
Troopers: Fleeing drunk driver only stopped after crash into cruiser19 DUI case in Allentown, and then $5,000 unsecured bail on June 30 when she wa
The Express-Times / Posted 5 days ago
19 DUI case in Allentown, and then $5,000 unsecured bail on June 30 when she was arraigned in a Jan. 8 DUI case in South Whitehall Township. A little before 1:30 a.m. on Monday, state police said a trooper traveling on the ramp from Route 33... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lions Club back on the prowl in Allentownmother has been diagnosed with macular dystrophy, which causes vision loss. “I
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
mother has been diagnosed with macular dystrophy, which causes vision loss. “It hits home with some of my passions,” the Whitehall Township resident said. Anyone interested in joining one of the Lehigh Valley’s chapters of Lions Club... Read more
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The Morning Call
Longest-serving Cetronia Ambulance Corps volunteer honoredCorps in South Whitehall. Over the years, volunteers have come and gone. Now a
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
Corps in South Whitehall. Over the years, volunteers have come and gone. Now at 76, he’s still helping out. Bickel of Whitehall Township was honored for his 50 years service on Monday afternoon with a surprise party at Cetronia’s headquarters.... Read more
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The Morning Call
Ninety-year old concert association suspends operations with little explanationafter losing its nonprofit status because it failed to file tax forms for three
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
after losing its nonprofit status because it failed to file tax forms for three years in a row. Georgia Chomicky of South Whitehall Township, executive director of the Allentown Community Concert Association, would not explain why the forms were... Read more
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The Express-Times
Jury: Driver, 82, not negligent in crash that killed 11-old girlwho represented the Zukowski family, argued there was discrepancies is how fast
The Express-Times / Posted 6 days ago
who represented the Zukowski family, argued there was discrepancies is how fast Schaffer was traveling that day. South Whitehall Township police Sgt. Paul Dickinson testified it was between 30 and 45 mph, Dodig said. Evidence showed that after... Read more
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The Morning Call
Ninety-year old concert association suspends operations with little explanationafter losing its nonprofit status because it failed to file tax forms for three
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
after losing its nonprofit status because it failed to file tax forms for three years in a row. Georgia Chomicky of South Whitehall Township, executive director of the Allentown Community Concert Association, would not explain why the forms were... Read more
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The Morning Call
Russia contact not OKsurrogates, to have any connections whatsoever with our adversaries (Russia), w
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
surrogates, to have any connections whatsoever with our adversaries (Russia), whether it's pre-election, or post-election? Russia, or any other country, should not have any impact upon our electoral process. Karen Newhard South Whitehall To... Read more
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The Morning Call
Peter Langman and Fritz Walker: Giving teachers guns won't make schools saferis a nationally recognized expert on school shootings and the author of two boo
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
is a nationally recognized expert on school shootings and the author of two books on the subject, "School Shooters" and "Why Kids Kill." Fritz Walker, who lives in South Whitehall Township, is a member of the board of directors of C... Read more
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The Morning Call
Woman finds trove of WWII V-Mail from Allentown soldierslove with the country, Andres said, and talked for the rest of his life about r
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
love with the country, Andres said, and talked for the rest of his life about returning. After the war, McKeever settled in Whitehall Township, working until his retirement at Lehigh Valley Dairy. Other than the 30 letters Banzhoff wrote to her... Read more
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The Morning Call
New Amish shop in Allentown offers artisan cheeses, organic yogurt and raw honeydisplayed on 14 televisions and a projection screen.Mall moves I have a few ha
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
displayed on 14 televisions and a projection screen.Mall moves I have a few happenings to report at Lehigh Valley Mall in Whitehall Township: First, Austin 5, a retailer offering only items for $6.99 or less, recently moved from the former... Read more
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The Morning Call
Contractor agrees to repair Lehigh County morgue for free after three years of HVAC problemsof General Services Rick Molchany asked county commissioners in March to hire B
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
of General Services Rick Molchany asked county commissioners in March to hire Boyle Construction, of South Whitehall Township, to repair the facility for $64,000. The building, which the county shares with Cetronia Ambulance, was... Read more
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The Morning Call
Brides panic as Alfred Angelo closes stores nationwide, including Lehigh Valleylone Alfred Angelo store in the Lehigh Valley is in the Whitehall Square Shoppi
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
lone Alfred Angelo store in the Lehigh Valley is in the Whitehall Square Shopping Center at 2180 MacArthur Road in Whitehall Township. The Wall Street Journal reported that the company is planning to file for bankruptcy protection, which... Read more
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The Morning Call
Service that delivers Wegmans, Whole Foods and Costco to launch in Lehigh Valleythrough online shopping platforms. For example, Wal-Mart in early May launched
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
through online shopping platforms. For example, Wal-Mart in early May launched its online grocery pickup service at its Whitehall Township store, part of the massive retailer’s efforts to gradually roll out the service across the country. Weis... Read more
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The Express-Times
Alfred Angelo stores abruptly close, leaving brides with questionsout a statement, but media reports say the closings are part of the company's p
The Express-Times / Posted 9 days ago
out a statement, but media reports say the closings are part of the company's plan to file for bankruptcy. On Friday the Whitehall Township store off MacArthur Road had signs saying the location was closed. "All customer orders we had in our... Read more
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The Morning Call
Despite misgivings, judge sides with Abe Atiyeh in senior housing lawsuitMoravian Village site. He and his lead company, Pennsylvania Venture Capital, a
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
Moravian Village site. He and his lead company, Pennsylvania Venture Capital, are also pursuing related projects in South Whitehall Township and Northampton. Atiyeh acknowledged the financial benefits of scuttling Moravian Village’s plans, saying... Read more
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The Express-Times
Hey, Lehigh Valley! Soon your groceries will come to youyou live here, Instacart delivers: Allentown, Breinigsville, Fogelsville, Orefi
The Express-Times / Posted 9 days ago
you live here, Instacart delivers: Allentown, Breinigsville, Fogelsville, Orefield, Coplay, Ironton, Hokendauqua, Whitehall Township, Stiles, Fullerton, Catasauqua, North Catasauqua, Wennersville, Westwood Heights, Center Valley, Emmaus,... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Arts Around Town: 'Cirque It!' festival takes to streets of Bethlehemin various Lehigh Valley locations for nearly 60 years, including a 15-year sti
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 10 days ago
in various Lehigh Valley locations for nearly 60 years, including a 15-year stint at the former King George Inn in South Whitehall Township, Lehigh County. He was an English teacher at Emmaus High School and coached the Scholastic Scrimmage... Read more
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The Morning Call
Local police get a sweet visit from 'Donut Boy'Upper Macungie Police Department. Nickischer said they invited nearby state po
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
Upper Macungie Police Department. Nickischer said they invited nearby state police at Foglesville and officers from South Whitehall Township and Alburtis and Macungie boroughs. A group of about 20 officers greeted Tyler, who received an authentic... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Lehigh County Commissioners Prepare for Cedarbrook's futurehave to get going on this," said Commissioner Dan Hartzell, echoing Nothstein's
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 10 days ago
have to get going on this," said Commissioner Dan Hartzell, echoing Nothstein's view. The home, located in South Whitehall Township, could either be refurbished or an entirely new structure could be built. Several options are under... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehigh Valley SportsFest gets lean and meanAlton Park, Allentown Municipal Golf Course, all in Allentown, plus Wehr’s Dam
The Morning Call / Posted 11 days ago
Alton Park, Allentown Municipal Golf Course, all in Allentown, plus Wehr’s Dam and the Lehigh County Soccer Fields in South Whitehall Township. The Ping Pong/Table Tennis tournament will be at the YMCA in Allentown. The biggest venue and central... Read more
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The Morning Call
Family: Kids Fun Weekend on the WK&S RailroadMEMORIAL FAIR: Enjoy live entertainment, fair food and midway games and rides f
The Morning Call / Posted 11 days ago
MEMORIAL FAIR: Enjoy live entertainment, fair food and midway games and rides for all ages through Saturday at the Whitehall Township event. The fun wraps up with fireworks July 15 after dark. Unlimited ride wristbands are $25 (Thursday);... Read more
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The Morning Call
Congress should feel empathy for poor and middle classriding to a second and third home, or laundering their money in foreign banks?
The Morning Call / Posted 11 days ago
riding to a second and third home, or laundering their money in foreign banks? Get real, Congress. Mix in with the working poor and experience how they live. Don't fool us while you take away our benefits. Marion Phillips South Whitehall Tow... Read more
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The Morning Call
Positive experience at VAat home and outside. I cannot praise the personnel and the attention he has re
The Morning Call / Posted 11 days ago
at home and outside. I cannot praise the personnel and the attention he has received more highly. This service is available to any veteran. Jennifer Throop is very anxious to help and no referral is needed. Judith Morrison South Whitehall Town... Read more
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The Morning Call
At 32 cents a share, how long can Bon-Ton survive?troubled Hess’s Department Stores in 1994. Bon-Ton bought 19 of Hess’s remainin
The Morning Call / Posted 11 days ago
troubled Hess’s Department Stores in 1994. Bon-Ton bought 19 of Hess’s remaining 30 stores that year along with its Whitehall Township distribution center for $60 million. It’s the reason Bon-Ton has such a large presence here today, a... Read more
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