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Lehigh County Executive Bill Hansell was recently hospitalized with pneumonia and subsequently diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma, according to a release from Lehigh County. Tom Muller is now acting executive.
Incumbent Percy Dougherty faces a challenge from Scott Aquila for the Republican nomination to a Lehigh County commissioner seat in a District that includes South Whitehall, Upper Macungie, Lower Macungie and Alburtis.
Inflated bills incorrectly reporting thousands of gallons of water used were mistakenly sent to 1,400 customers in South Whitehall.
Statistics released Tuesday show 35 flu-related deaths last week, including two in Lehigh County. But health officials say the number of reported flu cases is going down.
Government, The Neighborhood Files
Statistics released Tuesday from the state Department of Health show flu cases continue to rise locally and across Pennsylvania.
Lehigh County Executive Bill Hansell's budget compromise stands when a veto override falls short.
Schools, Elections, The Neighborhood Files
Third-, fourth- and fifth-graders at Jaindl Elementary School get a lesson in presidential elections -- and even get to 'vote' too.
With fanfare Wednesday, South Whitehall opened a new playground called Devon Circle Park, and the neighborhood children jumped right into the action.
Schlicher's Covered Bridge in North Whitehall has been closed since late 2009.
South Whitehall's leaf collection program will begin Monday, Oct. 1, 2012.
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