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The Morning Call
Two reported stabbed in Whitehall Township; police investigateA man was stabbed in the hand and a woman was stabbed in the stomach Monday eve
The Morning Call / Posted 9 hours ago
A man was stabbed in the hand and a woman was stabbed in the stomach Monday evening in Whitehall Township, according to emergency radio reports. The stabbings were reported about 6:05 pm. along Alta Drive, just east of MacArthur Road and north of... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Calendar says autumn; thermometer in Berks says summerone birthday to another, only this one was on the water at Blue Marsh Lake. "G
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 11 hours ago
one birthday to another, only this one was on the water at Blue Marsh Lake. "Gorgeous out here," said Nancy Weiner of Whitehall Township, Lehigh County. "I would stay all day if I could." Weiner and family set sail on a boat outing for her... Read more
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The Morning Call
Harvey, Irma most influentialor negative affect the selectee had on their fellow man. Based on that criteri
The Morning Call / Posted 17 hours ago
or negative affect the selectee had on their fellow man. Based on that criteria, I believe Time should consider not to give the award to the "person" of 2017, but instead to the "couple" of the year, Harvey and Irma. Jim Rieker Whitehall Tow... Read more
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The Morning Call
Obamacare benefits threatenedand abuse, and Medicare costs, which will provide you with future savings on yo
The Morning Call / Posted 17 hours ago
and abuse, and Medicare costs, which will provide you with future savings on your premiums and coinsurance. If the GOP Death Panel and Pat Toomey manage to repeal the ACA, all of those benefits disappear. Michael Larkin North Whitehall T... Read more
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The Morning Call
Retail Watch: Baristi gives Allentown a shot of Colombian coffeeand Party City moved a few doors down to the former American Signature Furnitur
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
and Party City moved a few doors down to the former American Signature Furniture space in the MacArthur Towne Center in Whitehall Township. Now, I’ve learned that Aldi is opening a store in the same shopping plaza. The 2540 MacArthur Road... Read more
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The Express-Times
Why the Turnpike Northeast Extension is closing for 55 hourstechnique, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is replacing the Crackersport R
The Express-Times / Posted 2 days ago
technique, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is replacing the Crackersport Road bridge over the highway in South Whitehall Township in one weekend -- instead of what would normally take a year or more of construction. Construction work... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehigh Valley area church events: In Your Congregationa Moravian Theological Seminary course, will be 1:30-3:30 p.m. Oct. 2, 16, and
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
a Moravian Theological Seminary course, will be 1:30-3:30 p.m. Oct. 2, 16, and 30 at Luther Crest, 800 Hausman Road, South Whitehall Township. Books to be discussed are "Of Love and Other Demons" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Oct. 2; "Silence" by... Read more
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The Morning Call
Road Warrior: Lessons from truck schoolor CDLs. Before long, I found myself in the cab of a 70-foot rig with Mark Hanl
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
or CDLs. Before long, I found myself in the cab of a 70-foot rig with Mark Hanlon, the lead instructor of the North Whitehall Township school’s CDL course. I couldn’t have asked for a better guide. For the past 10 years, Hanlon’s worked... Read more
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The Morning Call
South Whitehall joining Project LifesaverSouth Whitehall Township has become the latest local municipality to join Proje
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
South Whitehall Township has become the latest local municipality to join Project Lifesaver, which helps police find people with Alzheimer’s disease, autism or other cognitive problems who wander away from home. Police Chief John T. Christman said... Read more
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The Express-Times
Route 309 South shut by rollover crash, authorities sayA rollover wreck Friday morning on Route 309 South in South Whitehall Township
The Express-Times / Posted 3 days ago
A rollover wreck Friday morning on Route 309 South in South Whitehall Township shut the highway in that direction, authorities say. It was unclear if anyone was hurt because responders were still arriving at 8:45 a.m. to the crash that happened... Read more
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The Morning Call
Americans still love eating out. So why are restaurants like Chili’s, BJ’s and Cheesecake Factory struggling?Three restaurants in Lehigh and Northampton counties, and another in Phillipsbu
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
Three restaurants in Lehigh and Northampton counties, and another in Phillipsburg, N.J. Chili’s: One restaurant on Grape Street in Whitehall Township. Cheesecake Factory: Closest restaurant to the Lehigh Valley is in the King of Pru... Read more
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The Morning Call
Baker's refusal is act of bigotryyou have the right to your religious beliefs, but you don't have the right to u
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
you have the right to your religious beliefs, but you don't have the right to use them to refuse service to LGBTQs or any other segment of your community. Please stop indulging in the "feeling victimized" game. Martha Fox South Whitehall To... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehigh Valley's first Duck Donuts slated to open in Decemberis coming. Construction continues on the building that will house the company’
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
is coming. Construction continues on the building that will house the company’s first Lehigh Valley outpost in the South Whitehall Township shopping center at Broadway and Cetronia Road. The shop should open in December “if everything falls into... Read more
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FOX News
When 40 percent looks like a pizza partyin a practice round with his Parkland High golf team, acing the second and sixt
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
in a practice round with his Parkland High golf team, acing the second and sixth holes at Iron Lakes Country Club in North Whitehall Township. According to the National Hole-in-One Registry, the odds of Tetzlaff’s achievement are 67 million to 1,... Read more
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FOX News
When 40 percent looks like a pizza partyin a practice round with his Parkland High golf team, acing the second and sixt
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
in a practice round with his Parkland High golf team, acing the second and sixth holes at Iron Lakes Country Club in North Whitehall Township. According to the National Hole-in-One Registry, the odds of Tetzlaff’s achievement are 67 million to 1,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Toys `R' Us lives on because Mattel, Hasbro can't let it dierequired over $400 million a year to service. Yet, the company, which operates
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
required over $400 million a year to service. Yet, the company, which operates about 1,600 stores globally including in Whitehall Township and Phillipsburg, N.J., will likely survive because manufacturers such as Mattel, Hasbro and closely held... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
South Whitehall makes zoning changesThe South Whitehall Township Board of Commissioners approved 25 different amend
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 days ago
The South Whitehall Township Board of Commissioners approved 25 different amendments to its zoning ordinance during Wednesday night's meeting. The majority of the changes were procedural, though there were a few exceptions. One was dealing with... Read more
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The Morning Call
Getting ready for Migration FestValley below. "It's really weather dependent and so we'll hope for some good w
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
Valley below. "It's really weather dependent and so we'll hope for some good winds that day," said Schwartz, a resident of Whitehall Township. "The winds really help the birds move along the ridge. This time of the year you can see bald eagles,... Read more
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The Brown and White
3 charged in rocks thrown from I-78 overpass, reports say33-year-old mother of three Elaine Cowell was killed when an 18-pound chunk of
The Brown and White / Posted 5 days ago
33-year-old mother of three Elaine Cowell was killed when an 18-pound chunk of ice thrown from a Route 22 overpass in Whitehall Township crashed through the windshield of her family's minivan. She was asleep in the front passenger seat, with... Read more
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The Morning Call
Restaurant review: Mr. Crab Seafood House in South Whitehall TownshipMr. Crab Seafood House, which took the place of Elevation Burger spot in a Sout
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
Mr. Crab Seafood House, which took the place of Elevation Burger spot in a South Whitehall Township shopping center in mid-July, is dishing out some seriously impressive ethnic seafood. The menu is predominately Thai, but Mr. Crab also has a full... Read more
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The Morning Call
Off-duty Whitehall officer saves woman who was being beaten by man in EmmausAn off-duty Whitehall Township officer saved a woman who was being pummeled by
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
An off-duty Whitehall Township officer saved a woman who was being pummeled by a 22-year-old man in an Emmaus parking lot early Friday, according to court records. Michael Godfrey heard a woman screaming at 2:30 a.m. Friday in the 1100 block of... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
3 suspects charged in throwing of rocks at vehicles on I-78in 2003 when a chunk of ice tossed from an overpass hit the windshield of her f
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 days ago
in 2003 when a chunk of ice tossed from an overpass hit the windshield of her family's car as it traveled along Route 22 in Whitehall Township, Lehigh County. A 15-year-old Allentown boy was eventually judged delinquent of third-degree... Read more
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The Morning Call
Getting to the bottom of pothole problem isn't easyit either. Situations such as this frustrate residents. Several years ago, I w
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
it either. Situations such as this frustrate residents. Several years ago, I wrote about a short stretch of road in South Whitehall Township that didn’t get plowed because it never was dedicated as a public street. Residents had to work together... Read more
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The Morning Call
Whitehall zoners postpone hearing on apartment building proposalWHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — A scheduled zoning hearing on Abe Atiyeh’s plan to develop
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — A scheduled zoning hearing on Abe Atiyeh’s plan to develop an eight-unit apartment building on Quarry Street in Whitehall Township was postponed until October. Whitehall Township Zoning Hearing Board Chairman Lee Christman... Read more
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The Morning Call
Heartwarming outpouring of supportof support from strangers and passers-by was truly heartwarming. Thank you to a
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
of support from strangers and passers-by was truly heartwarming. Thank you to all who reached into their hearts and their pockets to help the fight against childhood cancers. Kindness can make a difference. Kelly Banach South Whitehall... Read more
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The Express-Times
Pickup driver rammed garage door, nearly hitting sister, cops sayA Whitehall Township woman rammed a pickup truck into a garage about 10 times,
The Express-Times / Posted 6 days ago
A Whitehall Township woman rammed a pickup truck into a garage about 10 times, nearly hitting her sister who had been standing there, according to police. Andrea Pavelco, 54, of the 5200 block of Main Street, was taken into custody at the scene of... Read more
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The Morning Call
Benny's Cafe opens in South Whitehall's Tilghman SquareDishes made with fresh and local ingredients are standard fare at the new Benny
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
Dishes made with fresh and local ingredients are standard fare at the new Benny’s Café in South Whitehall Township. The restaurant, which held a soft opening Sept. 6 in the Tilghman Square shopping center at 4686 Broadway, offers tasty breakfast,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Freedom from religionsupport the banning of beef. Ironically for the Catholics, the Bible does not f
The Morning Call / Posted 7 days ago
support the banning of beef. Ironically for the Catholics, the Bible does not forbid contraception or abortion, but does recommend capital punishment! Religious freedom includes my freedom from their religion. Peter Girling North Whitehall Towns... Read more
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The Morning Call
Atiyeh pitches apartments next to affordable housing he opposes over parkingCounty Court. But he abandoned it because state law required his company, PVC T
The Morning Call / Posted 7 days ago
County Court. But he abandoned it because state law required his company, PVC Third Street LP, to make an appeal to the Whitehall Township Zoning Hearing Board first. In July, the zoning hearing board ruled against Atiyeh,upholding an ordinance... Read more
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The Morning Call
Hotel project near King George Inn delayed, not deadhotel, pharmacy and bank at the 5-acre site, approved in February 2016, are sti
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
hotel, pharmacy and bank at the 5-acre site, approved in February 2016, are still in the works, according to South Whitehall Township Planner Gregg Adams. The preservation of the 261-year-old establishment, which most recently served as a... Read more
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The Morning Call
St. Luke's honors unsung heroes, including its patientsof Slatington Elena Berg of Souderton Suburban Emergency Medical Services Ch
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
of Slatington Elena Berg of Souderton Suburban Emergency Medical Services Christopher Rehnert of Summit Hill Chad Saunders of Upper Saucon Township Warren County DPS & 911 Center Ryan Rambaran of Weatherly Cynthia Lentini of Whitehall Town... Read more
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The Morning Call
Retail Watch: David's Italian Market opens second location in EmmausBYOB smoking lounge with furniture, televisions and two smoke eaters. The Hadi
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
BYOB smoking lounge with furniture, televisions and two smoke eaters. The Hadids, who also operate New Tobacco Village in Whitehall Township, will host a grand opening with promotions and refreshments Sept. 29 at the Allentown store. Info:... Read more
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The Morning Call
Boykin breaking records for Whitehall receiversWHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — Dez Boykin had clear goals entering Whitehall High School
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — Dez Boykin had clear goals entering Whitehall High School as a ninth-grader. “I wanted to break all the receiving records that they had,” the senior slot receiver said. He’s on pace. Friday he caught three passes for 90 yards... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bon-Ton to hire more than 100 holiday workers in the Lehigh Valleyhiring will include 121 seasonal associates in the Lehigh Valley, where Bon-Ton
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
hiring will include 121 seasonal associates in the Lehigh Valley, where Bon-Ton has six stores and a distribution center in Whitehall Township, spokeswoman Christine Hojnacki said. Those interested can apply online at www.careers.bonton.com or stop... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
$68M in renovations set to come to Cedarbrook's facilityCedarbrook renovation plans... LEHIGH COUNTY, Pa. - New and exciting things ar
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 11 days ago
Cedarbrook renovation plans... LEHIGH COUNTY, Pa. - New and exciting things are in the horizon for Cedarbrook's South Whitehall Township facility. County commissioners have finally voted to renovate the nursing home. "We have great nurses... Read more
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The Morning Call
Flag, national anthem honor America's symbolsso that it would not touch the ground. And these people have the gall to disho
The Morning Call / Posted 11 days ago
so that it would not touch the ground. And these people have the gall to dishonor that same flag? I don't consider this as having anything at all to do with free speech — it's just good or bad citizenship. James P. Smith South Whitehall To... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Rep. Dan McNeill remembered as a 'man with a heart of gold'the people in his district." Danny McNeill went to Dieruff High School in Alle
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 11 days ago
the people in his district." Danny McNeill went to Dieruff High School in Allentown, worked as an iron worker, served as a Whitehall township commissioner, and then three terms as state representative for the 133rd district in Lehigh County. "He... Read more
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The Morning Call
State Rep. Dan McNeill's voice dwarfed only his heart, loved ones recallwas remembered as a champion of the people, a long-time blue collar ironworker
The Morning Call / Posted 11 days ago
was remembered as a champion of the people, a long-time blue collar ironworker and public servant who did stints as a Whitehall Township commissioner and as Whitehall executive. All of that, friends and family said, was driven by an... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Arts Around Town: Fundraiser features jazz artist Cécile McLorin Salvantto guide guests directly to the sites on tour. Tickets are available at: Albri
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 11 days ago
to guide guests directly to the sites on tour. Tickets are available at: Albright's Hardware, C. Leslie Smith, South Whitehall Township, Lehigh County; Civic Theatre, Liberty Bell Museum, Allentown; Moravian Book Shop, Bethlehem; Syb's Deli,... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Friends, family celebrate life of Pa. Rep. Dan McNeillMcNeill, a Lehigh County Democrat who died last week of natural causes. He was
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 11 days ago
McNeill, a Lehigh County Democrat who died last week of natural causes. He was 70 years old. A Dieruff High School graduate, McNeill served as a Whitehall Township commissioner and most recently a state representative in the 133rd House Di... Read more
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The Express-Times
Get Pampered: Salon services to meet shopping at local JCPenneywith updated graphics, trend photography, accent lighting, modern fixtures and
The Express-Times / Posted 11 days ago
with updated graphics, trend photography, accent lighting, modern fixtures and sleek furniture. The mall's location in Whitehall Township plans to unveil its salon Friday in a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The first 100 customers in line are... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Friends and family celebrate the life of Dan McNeillstate Rep. Dan. McNeill, D-Lehigh, who died last week of natural causes. He was
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 11 days ago
state Rep. Dan. McNeill, D-Lehigh, who died last week of natural causes. He was 70 years old. A Dieruff High School graduate, McNeill served as a Whitehall Township commissioner and most recently a state representative in the 133rd House Dis... Read more
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The Express-Times
Where are the worst nursing homes in the Lehigh Valley and Phillipsburg areas?Each home receives rankings in each of those three areas plus an overall rankin
The Express-Times / Posted 11 days ago
Each home receives rankings in each of those three areas plus an overall ranking. Fellowship Manor, 3000 Fellowship Drive, Whitehall Township. Not only did this nursing home get an overall 5-star ranking, it was the only one in the area to get five... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Lehigh County commissioners approve Cedarbrook renovation planWhat to do with the county-run South Whitehall Township nursing home, in need o
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 12 days ago
What to do with the county-run South Whitehall Township nursing home, in need of major improvements, has been a been a topic of discussion for years. Commissioners in favor of the resolution to renovate the facility said the home is completely... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehigh County commissioners endorse plan to renovate Cedarbrookyears of debate, study and delays, Lehigh County commissioners narrowly support
The Morning Call / Posted 12 days ago
years of debate, study and delays, Lehigh County commissioners narrowly supported a plan to renovate Cedarbrook’s South Whitehall Township facility Wednesday night. By a 5-4 vote, commissioners endorsed a $68 million plan to add a four-story... Read more
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The Express-Times
Bethlehem closer to becoming regional trail hubBy Kurt Bresswein | For lehighvalleylive.com Ulysses Conner Jr. sits atop his
The Express-Times / Posted 13 days ago
By Kurt Bresswein | For lehighvalleylive.com Ulysses Conner Jr. sits atop his bicycle that he rode from home in Whitehall Township to Bethlehem for the dedication Sept. 12, 2017, of Phase 4 of the South Bethlehem Greenway, connecting the pave path... Read more
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Times News
Roadwork this weekFriday. •: Interstate 78, between Exit 49 (Route100) and Lehigh County Line, n
Times News / Posted 13 days ago
Friday. •: Interstate 78, between Exit 49 (Route100) and Lehigh County Line, nighttime construction through Friday. • Whitehall Township, Route 22, between Route 145 and Fullerton Avenue, lane restriction in both directions for sign structure... Read more
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The Express-Times
Lehigh Valley Muslim group opens its doors to the publica.m. to 3 p.m. on Sept. 23, visitors will be welcomed during an open house at t
The Express-Times / Posted 13 days ago
a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sept. 23, visitors will be welcomed during an open house at the association's home at 1988 Schadt Ave. in Whitehall Township. There will be food, different arts and crafts, henna hand painting for female visitors, as well as... Read more
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The Morning Call
Whitehall commissioners approve rezoning request for former banquet hallWHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — Whitehall Township commissioners approved a request to rez
The Morning Call / Posted 13 days ago
WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — Whitehall Township commissioners approved a request to rezone a shuttered MacArthur Road wedding banquet hall and its surrounding 7.5 acres for commercial use on Monday night. The Winding Brook, which has been closed since 2012,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Gun ownership remains a protected right"If it would get just one gun off the street, it would be worth it" is similar
The Morning Call / Posted 13 days ago
"If it would get just one gun off the street, it would be worth it" is similar to saying "If we take cars away from everyone and just one person didn't die, it would be worth it." No, it wouldn't. Maureen Gyory North W... Read more
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