Thursday May 16
The Citizens' Voice
A benefit for Jayden May, 8, of Hanover Township, who is Type 1 diabetic and received a diabetic alert service dog, will be held from 2 to 10 p.m. May 19, at Screwballz bar and Grille, 1474 San Souci Parkway, Hanover Township.
Tue May 14, 2013
Costco Could Net East Penn $1.5 Million Annually
After a lengthy discussion and two failed attempts to table the decision, the East Penn Board of School Directors Monday night approved a financing plan that could bring the Lehigh Valley its first Costco as soon as fall of 2014 and ultimately put an estimated $1.5 million per year into the school district's bank account.
Mon May 13, 2013
No Tax Hike in Approved East Penn Budget
With surprisingly little discussion on the matter, the East Penn Board of School Directors Monday night unanimously approved the proposed final 2013-14 school district budget.
Fri May 10, 2013
Penn aims to spur innovation in Lower Schuylkill at South Bank campus
On Thursday the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation and Commerce Department released the Lower Schuylkill Master Plan, a blueprint that aims to put 68% of the city's vacant, industrial land back to work.
Thu May 09, 2013
Lower Macungie official fears new traffic problems at elementary school
Will East Penn School District's plan to bus fewer children to Willow Lane Elementary School create a backed-up traffic mess at Mill Creek Road and the school's rear entrance? Despite his concern that will happen, on Thursday Lower Macungie Township commissioner James Lancsek joined fellow commissioner Douglas Brown in voting to forward the school ... (more)
Voting begins next week on Hamilton Crossings TIF
East Penn School District will become the first of three local government bodies to vote on approving tax increment financing for the proposed Hamilton Crossings shopping center in Lower Macungie Township.
Fri May 03, 2013
City of Jeannette puts water panel up for sale
May 03--The City of Jeannette is shopping its water authority to the Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County in an effort to raise cash to pay debts, city officials said.
Wed May 01, 2013
Reward up to $15,000 in Delco school arson
The reward for information about the arson that closed Penn Wood High School's Green Avenue Campus in Lansdowne on April 18 is up to $15,000. On Monday, William Penn School District posted a $2,000 reward on its website, with $1,000 donated by Superintendent Joseph Bruni, $700 from the teachers' union and $300 from an annonymous donor.
Public, commissioners reminded of prescription discount cards
Human Services Director Allison Fisher reported the county's monthly savings during a regular board meeting of the Juniata County Commissioners held Tuesday in Mifflintown.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Reading Eagle/Reading Times
Stokesay Castle owner lures elephant to Mt. Penn
Jack Gulati and Christine, presumably the only elephant ever seen on Mount Penn, at Gulati's 70th birthday party at his Stokesay Castle.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Zero Tax Increase, Willow Lane Parent Committee and Stolz's Promise Top Local News
Zero Tax Increase Expected for EPSD's 2013-2014 Budget East Penn School District Superintendent Thomas Seidenberger said Monday the district's proposed final budget will be presented on May 13.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Work on Columbia Avenue sculptures gets go-ahead, other waterfront projects progress
Light-bearing bronze sculptures of turtles, and a lit-up fiberglass turkey and wolf, are on their way to Columbia Avenue, as part of an effort to better connect the waterfront to Fishtown.
Shooting outside Jeannette bar wounds 1
A man has been arrested and charged with a shooting that wounded another man early Friday morning outside a bar in Jeannette, Westmoreland County.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Reading Eagle/Reading Times
Police focus at 4th and Penn streets gets results, city says
A stepped-up Reading police focus on the area of Fourth and Penn streets in the first three months of the year yielded a trove of arrests, traffic tickets and apprehensions of people wanted on bench warrants, the city has announced.
RPD reveals results of downtown improvement effort
The department announced Thursday results of 19 details its officers conducted in the area of 4th and Penn streets during the first three months of 2013.
Lehigh County commissioners get first look at Hamilton Crossings TIF plan
A couple of them came very close, but the Lehigh County commissioners stopped just short of asking developers of the proposed Hamilton Crossings shopping center the $7-million question Wednesday night.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
Many gather for solemn salute to fallen soldier, Jarett Yoder
Hundreds of family members, friends and fellow service members honored Chief Warrant Ofc.
Sun Apr 21, 2013
Beaver Lake residents want more rain despite possible flooding
Last week's heavy rain is still affecting certain parts of our area, Beaver Lake being one of them.
Delco school derailed by fire
Friday was going to be a big day for the seniors of Penn Wood High School, the day they would get to buy prom tickets.