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Pennsylvania coronavirus update: Northampton County has state’s highest infection rate as state reports 3,019 cases since Friday

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 3,019 additional coronavirus cases since its last update Friday. Northampton County’s 131 additional cases since Friday were enough to give it the highest population-adjusted seven-day case rate among the state’s 67 counties. Northampton added 89 cases per 100,000 residents over the last seven days, followed by Lawrence (86.6), Adams (80.6), ...
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In Central Bucks, it’s a pandemic of ‘bullies over others’

In the sweltering heat of late afternoon, I walked up to a grassy patch in front of the Central Bucks School District Administrative Building for a July 27 press conference representing concerned medical professionals and parents in the district, in anticipation of the school board’s vote on the “Health and Safety Plan.”
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Hopewell Furnace commemorates 250 years of history on Aug. 7

ELVERSON — Hopewell Furnace invites the public to join in commemorating 250 years of furnace history on the 83rd anniversary of the park’s establishment as a National Historic Site. Programs and demonstrations will be offered throughout the day on Saturday, Aug. 7, starting at 10 a.m. and continuing to 4...

City of Reading will host Virtual Public Meetings for Comprehensive Parking Study

READING: The Community Development Department of the City of Reading will host virtual public meetings as part of the comprehensive parking study. The four interactive meetings will provide residents with detailed information on the parking plan, and residents can also ask questions and provide input. Meetings are open to everyone regardless of their residential district.
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Lawsuit stops work on $29 million connector bridge at Lehigh Valley airport

A Pennsylvania judge ruled a $29 million construction project at Lehigh Valley International Airport be halted after ruling the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority likely violated its own rules when it awarded a contract late last year. In a ruling filed last week, Commonwealth Court President Judge Emeritus Mary Hannah Leavitt placed an injunction on a connector bridge project at the Hanover ...
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Bucks County Pandemic-Related Renters’ Protections Expire Today; Could an Epidemic Eviction Crisis Result?

Today's expiration of pandemic-related eviction protections could endanger numerous Bucks County renters.Image via tom.arthur at Creative Commons. The pandemic-related national moratorium on evictions expires today, July 31, 2021. As a result, Bucks County families that have fallen behind on their rent are in danger of losing their homes. Sema K. Sgaier and Aaron Dibner-Dunlap addressed our looming eviction crisis for The New York Times.
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Farm markets, produce stands popular in Chester County

KENNETT SQUARE — Like many roadside produce stands in Chester County, the sweet corn usually sells out by the end of the day at the Landhope Farmers Market at the intesection of routes 926 and 82 in Unionville. "The corn and tomatoes have been real popular," said Christian Romero, who...