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Thursday, October 19, 2017
PRESS PHOTO BY ED COURRIERPaul McGoldrick addresses the East Penn School Board Sept. 11 requesting directors consider raising the rates for substitute instructional assistant positions. Copyright - © Ed Courrier

EAST PENN SCHOOL DISTRICT

By ED COURRIER in Local News

The East Penn Board of School Directors began its Sept. 11 meeting with a moment of silence in remembrance of those who perished in the terror attacks this day in 2001, as well as those victims of the recent onslaught of natural disasters.

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Over 400 people pack into Hanover Township Community Center last March to hear from U.S. Congressman Charlie Dent, R-15th. Though several tried to disrupt this meeting, they failed. Asked about the Trump travel ban, Dent said he thinks there is no real danger from the seven Muslim countries at which the ban was directed. “My concern is Europe,” he said.FILE PHOTO

A ‘beacon’ goes out

By NATE JASTRZEMSKI in Local News

U.S. Congressman Charlie Dent, R-15th, announced in a press release last week he is not seeking re-election in 2018. He has served nearly 27 years in state and federal legislatures.

The seven-term congressman said he has done his best in...