Monthly Archives: November 2010

George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1789

New York, 3 October 1789 By the President of the United States of America, a Proclamation. Whereas it is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his … Continue reading

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Borough Council Approves First Draft of 2011 Budget

COOPERSBURG – With five members in favor and two against, Borough Council here tentatively approved a proposed budget Tuesday night that did not raise taxes but did increase spending.  Council members Larry Pummer, Harvey Greenland, and Dennis Balascak supported giving … Continue reading

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Open Space Study Committee Sets Sights on Raising Revenues

UPPER SAUCON – The Open Space Study Committee hired a professional consultant here Monday night to make recommendations on future ballot initiatives related to open space and recreation. Public land consultant Tom Gilbert from The Trust for Public Land will … Continue reading

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Southern Lehigh vs. Allentown Central Catholic Photo Gallery

Photos by Judd Wilson, Southern Lehigh Tribune.

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Triumphant Amid Tears, Spartans Bid Adieu to Record Setting Season

ALLENTOWN – Southern Lehigh’s remarkable season ended here Friday night in a 41-0 shellacking by the top-ranked Allentown Central Catholic Vikings.  It was a bittersweet end to a record-setting football season.  Not only did the Spartans win their first playoff … Continue reading

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Lower Milford Residents Evenly Divided Over Police Budget Cuts

LOWER MILFORD – Amidst a rancorous and confrontational public meeting here Thursday night, the Lower Milford Township Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to advertise the proposed 2011 budget prior to its eventual adoption this December. Residents packed the township municipal … Continue reading

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Southern Lehigh Football Setting New Standards

SOUTHERN LEHIGH HIGH SCHOOL – Tomorrow night, the Southern Lehigh football program will go where it has never gone before: the District 11 3A Championship Game.  In Pottsville last week, head coach John Toman’s staff and players broke barriers by … Continue reading

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