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Hurricane Sandy caused only minor flooding in the area. However, high winds brought down many trees and power lines, and the outage could last into the weekend.
Because many county courthouses closed in the face of the storm, the deadline for handing in absentee ballot applications will be extended by one day in Pennsylvania.
Government, The Neighborhood Files, Local Connections
At a 9 a.m. press conference Tuesday, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett said the worst of Hurricane Sandy is over, but there are 1.3 million without power and two deaths.
Our deeply divided and sharply polarized nation might witness the second Electoral College misfire in the last four presidential elections–misfire defined here as awarding the presidency to the candidate who lost the popular vote.
Government, Police & Fire, Schools, Volunteers in the News, The Neighborhood Files, Local Connections
Check back for frequent updates on local traffic, weather, cancellations, closures and more. Comment if you see something you think your neighbors should know about, and please share photos by uploading them (but only if you can take them safely).
U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey says it is time to rebuild the outdated federal tax code
Government, Police & Fire
Hellertown Police Chief Robert Shupp told Borough Council Oct. 15 that rocks have been installed at the Saucon Rail Trail's north end, to block access for ATV and dirt bike-riders.
Hellertown Borough Councilman Tom Rieger announced Oct. 15 that the borough is now tweeting announcements and information via the popular social media platform. To follow the borough, look up @hellertownboro at Twitter.com.
Government, Police & Fire, Schools, Business
Federal officials say the slow moving storm will cause problems over large part of the east coast through the middle of the week.
Police & Fire, Elections
On the hot-button issue of the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse case, Pennsylvania's attorney general candidates say they will look into how then-attorney general Corbett handled that case, which was opened under his watch before he was elected governor in 201
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