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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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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...
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'There's A Bomb In There' Warrant Issued For Woman Who Threatened Judge In Lancaster County

A 24-year-old woman has been charged Terroristic Threats and Threat to Use Weapons of Mass Destruction after threatening to "blow-up" a magisterial judge. Anna Marie Shreiner, 24, last known address in Strasburg, PA, called in a bomb threat to Magisterial District Judge Russell’s Office, located at 609 East Main Street in Ephrata Borough on May 19, as Daily Voice previously reported.
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When It Comes to Finding the Best Whoopie Pies, The Cream of the Crop Is Right Here in Bristol

Whoopie Pies, a Pennsylvania Dutch lunch dessert born of a waste-not-want-not-era.Image via 222LOLA at Creative Commons. The history of whoopie pies is, like most culinary tales, a multicultural kaleidoscope of shifting geographies. Philadelphia’s proximity to one link in the dessert’s DNA chain — Lancaster County — means ample local skill in creating them. Kae Lani Palmisano tracked the source of some of the best in Bucks County for ThePhiladelphia Inquirer.

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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Artisan Exchange in West Chester One of Chester County’s Best-Kept Secrets

Image via Bill Rettew, MediaNews Group. The Artisan Exchange is one of Chester County’s best-kept secrets, writes Bill Rettew for The Phoenix Reporter & Item. For the last seven years, around 50 small business owners from the area who are all part of a small business collaborative have been making and selling food and other products for a sustainable community each Saturday from 10 AM-1 PM.
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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 ...