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Final action on the $113.8-million general fund budget was in stark contrast to the early November City Council meeting, where Mayor Ed Pawlowski did a Power Point presentation to formally introduce his administration's proposed budget, which is nearly an inch-and-a-half thick.
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Internet safety and cyber bullying are serious issues facing today's teenagers. Cell phones, computers, and countless social media sites can mean trouble for teens.
The leader of the Lehigh Valley Health Network laid out an ambitious, interlocking five-point plan that he believes will both improve care and cut costs.
Dr. Ronald Swinfard, president and CEO of Lehigh Valley Health Network, says the network plans to open a health center outside of Bangor in February.
Author Barbara Crooker will have a book signing and poetry reading at 1 p.m. Saturday at Parkland Community Library.
In 2011, Highmark launched a $2.4 million workforce initiative. It handed out cash grants to 31 non-profit organizations across the state, including four in the Lehigh Valley, to help unemployed and under-employed residents.
A delivery man for Happy Garden Chinese Restaurant, located at 501 N. Seventh Street, was robbed of his cell phone, food and cash, by two masked men in the 600 block of Fair Street, police said.
The incident happened around 12:30 p.m. in a wooded area behind the K-Mart store at 1502 S. Fourth St. in Allentown, The man suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was checked out by EMS; the woman was taken into custody, but police have not said whether charges were filed.
The alleged gunman in a shooting death near an Allentown strip club is heading back to the Lehigh Valley to face charges.
An Allentown man admitted to having sex with four underage girls and now faces the possibility of 20 years in prison.
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Charities get $1 per bottle from sales of the featured wines. http://www.berkscountywinetrail.com Galen Glen Winery in Andreas is teaming up with Marines' Toys for Tots campaign.
For many, Paul Walker was a Hollywood actor. For some, he was also a man with a big heart in a time of crisis.
Allentown has received a second federal grant to help with pipeline safety issues.
Gwendolyn Herman turned 16-years-old Tuesday. That's how old you have to be to fly a plane on your own, and she did just that at the Queen City Airport in Allentown.