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  • Hurricane brings 3 more deaths to Lehigh Valley; 41,000 regain power in 1 day; 160,000 still in dark

    Hurricane brings 3 more deaths to Lehigh Valley; 41,000 regain power in 1 day; 160,000 still in dark
    The Lehigh Valley impact of Hurricane Sandy intensified Wednesday with the reports of two more storm-related deaths. Also on Wednesday, 41,000 of the region's homes and businesses that lost power in the storm had electricity restored. But about 160,000...
  • Valley makes the slow road back to normal

    Valley makes the slow road back to normal
    The Lehigh Valley's recovery from superstorm Sandy seemed to be proceeding slowly but surely on Wednesday, with streets coming to life and the area's electric utilities saying most power would be restored by the end of the weekend. But the return to...
  • PA-NY-NJ picking up after Hurricane Sandy's epic devastation

    PA-NY-NJ picking up after Hurricane Sandy's epic devastation
    The sodden, wind-blown tri-state region of New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania began an arduous journey back to normal on Wednesday after mammoth storm Sandy killed at least 82 people in a rampage that swamped coastal cities and cut power to millions...
  • Mensch cited in I-78 gun incident

    Mensch cited in I-78 gun incident
    State Sen. Bob Mensch of Montgomery County, saying he felt threatened by another motorist, faces a disorderly conduct charge after allegedly displaying a handgun while driving on Interstate 78 in Berks County. State police at Hamburg pulled Mensch over...
  • Bethel Twp. – Lane restrictions on I-78 between Lebanon Co. line & Exit 17 (Rt. 419), Aug. 13-Oct. for roadway rehabilitation

    PennDOT District 5 announced nighttime lane restrictions will commence Monday, Aug. 13 on Interstate 78 between the Lebanon County Line and Exit 17 (PA 419). The restrictions will be in place for a project to rehabilitate Interstate 78 in Bethel...
  • Guess how much behind Jon Gosselin is in child support?

     
    Jon Gosselin, the Berks County father of eight, owes more than $3,500 in back child support according to the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare. Jon's name and the amount he reportedly owes - $3557.06 - appears in a list of......
  • SSHE Chancellor: "We Give The Best Value Out There."

     
    Facing A 50 Percent Cut ... ... in state funding, the chancellor of Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities boasted Monday that when Hollywood looks for animators for hit films such as “Toy Story” it turns to Edinboro University in...
  • Sen. Bob Mensch Cited For Disorderly Conduct.

     
    State Sen. Bob Mensch ... ... of Montgomery County was cited for disorderly conduct on March 9 in connection with an incident on Interstate 78 in Berks County, the Pennsylvania State Police said in a press release made public today.......
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Gov. Corbett's Excellent Washington Adventure.

     
    Good Tuesday, Morning Fellow Seekers. Pennsylvania's chief executive was in Our Nation's Capital on Monday where he gave the Tomcorbett keynote address to a summit of school choice types, telling them that there's nothing wrong with the public schools...
  • Luzerne judge to rule if Kate Gosselin owes $10K for counseling

     
    A Luzerne County district judge will decide thi week if Berks County mom Kate Gosselin owes a White Haven therapist $10,000 for marriage counseling. Kate went before District Judge Gerald Feussner in the suit filed against her by Dr. Sylvia......
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: Turnpike To Hire New Consultant, Review Jobs.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We begin this morning with the news that the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission plans to hire an outside consultant to review the management structure at the notorious patronage dumping ground,The Tribune-Review...
  • Do the Gosselin sextuplets have competition?

     
    A Montgomery County family may be giving the Gosselins a run for their money. The Abington Memorial Hospital said in release that sextuplets were born there Wednesday. The hospital says the three boys and three girls are premature and in......