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  • Constables are handcuffed by lack of information

    I've heard from plenty of people who believe they've been shafted by the court system. That's usually a matter of opinion and tough to prove beyond a reasonable doubt. Except in the case of Michael R. Gamble of Montgomery County. His vehicles nearly...
  • Rural roads pose greater safety risk

    Q: I read with interest earlier this year the report on Pennsylvania highway fatalities for 2012. There were a lot of data in addition to the 2 percent increase in total roadway fatalities versus 2011 that might suggest 2012 did not qualify as another...
  • GOP gunning for Casey's seat debate

     
    We had the honor of moderating, alongside Pennsylvania political reporting greats Tom Fitzgerald of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Jim O'Toole of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Pennsylvania Business Council's Senate Republican primary debate in New...
  • Rep. Holden to the Lehigh Valley?

     
    As state legislators toil over redesigning the congressional map, one rumor making the rounds is that U.S. Rep. Tim Holden's district could be redrawn to include Easton. Holden, a Democrat and the longest serving Pennsylvania congressman, called it a...
  • Lehigh nail salon among businesses, professionals sanctioned by state licensing boards

     
    These disciplinary and licensing actions were announced recently (June 3) by Pennsylvania's licensing boards against businesses and professionals in the Lehigh Valley area. The information is taken verbatim from the PA Department of State's website, where...
  • Bethlehem real estate agent, Emmaus social worker among professionals sanctioned by state

     
    These disciplinary and licensing actions were announced recently (May 9) by Pennsylvania's licensing boards against professionals who live and work in the Lehigh Valley area. The information is taken verbatim from the PA Department of State's website,...
  • Check out Chippy Chipmunk at Cops n Kids

     
    Join Kathy M. Miller, award-winning author/photographer as she reads from her book, "Chippy Chipmunk: Babies in the Garden" Saturday as part of Cops 'n' Kids' Reading Room Stars series at Northampton Community College Fowler Family Southside Center in...
  • Allentown chiropractor, Bethlehem nurse among professionals sanctioned by state boards

     
    These disciplinary and licensing actions were announced recently (for January and February) by Pennsylvania's licensing boards against professionals who live and work in the Lehigh Valley area. The information is taken verbatim from the PA Department of...
  • Bills Before State House Would Close PA Megan's Law Loopholes.

     
    The state House is set to vote this week on legislation that would make sure Pennsylvania meets national standards to register and track sex offenders -- or risk the loss of federal grant money if it does not. But juvenile justice advocates are protesting...
  • Senate Dems Mark One-Year Anniversary Of End of adultBasic.

     
    A Group Of State Senate Democrats ... ... gathered to mark the year anniversary of the end of the state's adultBasic health insurance program, which offered subsidized coverage for about 40,000 low-income Pennsylvanians. During an event at the Capitol...
  • Friday Morning Coffee: The Weekend Warm-Up.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We're into the final furlong to the weekend after a busy week of political news and other happenings. So to get you started, here's a quick sampling of the morning's headlines. Will Pennsylvania ever scrap......