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The Express-Times
Blue, Melt owner opening 5th restaurant, but it's a bit of a drive awayis planning a fifth restaurant, but it will be the first of his opening outside
Blue, Melt owner opening 5th restaurant, but it's a bit of a drive away
The Express-Times / Posted 4 hours ago
is planning a fifth restaurant, but it will be the first of his opening outside the Lehigh Valley. Paxos, who owns Blue in Bethlehem Township and Melt at the Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley, is targeting the Philadelphia suburbs for the new... Read more
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The Express-Times
Woman accused of biting boyfriend, throwing knife at himto police. Police said Harrison was "highly intoxicated" during the dispute. S
Woman accused of biting boyfriend, throwing knife at him
The Express-Times / Posted 5 hours ago
to police. Police said Harrison was "highly intoxicated" during the dispute. She was taken to St. Luke's Hospital in Bethlehem Township for treatment of injuries. Harrison is charged with simple assault and harassment. She was arraigned... Read more
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The Express-Times
Power outages persist after dawn in Valley, NW N.J.Electric Utilities still had 195 customers in the dark at 6 a.m. in Northampton
Power outages persist after dawn in Valley, NW N.J.
The Express-Times / Posted 9 hours ago
Electric Utilities still had 195 customers in the dark at 6 a.m. in Northampton County, with 80 out in Bethlehem, 55 out in Bethlehem Township and 37 out in Lower Nazareth Township, according to its outage site. A rainbow across West Broad Street... Read more
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The Express-Times
How a Bethlehem Twp. couple grew a 4 pound tomatoA Bethlehem Township couple is crediting a hot climate, constant watering and a
How a Bethlehem Twp. couple grew a 4 pound tomato
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
A Bethlehem Township couple is crediting a hot climate, constant watering and a little TLC in growing their largest tomato in more than 50 years. Frank and Teresa Salamone, of 3300 block of Bethlehem Road, spent six weeks readying for their tomatoes... Read more
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The Morning Call
Phoebe Ministries and Comforting Home Care enter partnership and other company newsof the Lehigh Valley, said Ed Nawrocki, president of St. Luke's-Anderson Campus
Phoebe Ministries and Comforting Home Care enter partnership and other company news
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
of the Lehigh Valley, said Ed Nawrocki, president of St. Luke's-Anderson Campus. The farm at the Anderson campus in Bethlehem Township and now in its third season, is a joint initiative between St. Luke's University Health Network and Rodale... Read more
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The Morning Call
South Whitehall truckers could have designated rig parking"We wanted to provide our residents a place to park safely." Adams said the to
South Whitehall truckers could have designated rig parking
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
"We wanted to provide our residents a place to park safely." Adams said the township took a look at the model used in Bethlehem Township to get a sense of how to tackle the issue. Truckers violating the ordinance will be issued warnings before... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehigh Valley news in brief: LCCC offers firearm training classesabout the program will be held 8-9:30 a.m. July 27 at NCC's Bethlehem Campus, A
Lehigh Valley news in brief: LCCC offers firearm training classes
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
about the program will be held 8-9:30 a.m. July 27 at NCC's Bethlehem Campus, Alumni Hall 130, 3835 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem Township. The program, held in 12 sessions over 10 months, teaches business professionals how to be leaders at... Read more
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The Morning Call
Help for Gardeners: Bradford pear rot, fruitless mulberry questionsother fruitless mulberry trees in the Lehigh Valley and as far away as Philadel
Help for Gardeners: Bradford pear rot, fruitless mulberry questions
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
other fruitless mulberry trees in the Lehigh Valley and as far away as Philadelphia. Any idea why? — Valarie Schwarz, Bethlehem Township. A: First, I have to say that our volunteer mulberry tree was heavy with fruit this year. The wildlife... Read more
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The Brown and White
Quarry owner must step up in Upper Nazareth | Turkeys and Trophiesor just come out to see the event. A big repair bill is coming due on the 10-y
Quarry owner must step up in Upper Nazareth | Turkeys and Trophies
The Brown and White / Posted 3 days ago
or just come out to see the event. A big repair bill is coming due on the 10-year-old community center in Bethlehem Township, Pa. — as much as $2.7 million — and there may be no easy way for the township to recover the costs. In... Read more
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The Morning Call
Cash registers taken in 'smash-grab' Bethlehem Twp. burglariesTwo Bethlehem Township businesses were the victims of "smash and grab" burglari
Cash registers taken in 'smash-grab' Bethlehem Twp. burglaries
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
Two Bethlehem Township businesses were the victims of "smash and grab" burglaries early Friday, police said. The One Stop Mart at 3606 Nazareth Pike and the Pagats Sunoco service station both lost their cash registers in the burglaries. "Although... Read more
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The Express-Times
Ghost stories, love stories in an Easton Victorianthe porch. After a couple of weeks, I called the agent. It's how I met my wife.
Ghost stories, love stories in an Easton Victorian
The Express-Times / Posted 5 days ago
the porch. After a couple of weeks, I called the agent. It's how I met my wife." He was an assistant manager at Lowe's in Bethlehem Township. Amy worked in customer service. The tour of the home was scheduled for lunchtime. Rob, who has a certain... Read more
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The Express-Times
Why some Bethlehem Township residents want to ditch the libraryand check it out," Berk said. "I am proud of what we offer and what we do. I kn
Why some Bethlehem Township residents want to ditch the library
The Express-Times / Posted 5 days ago
and check it out," Berk said. "I am proud of what we offer and what we do. I know it is a benefit to those that use it." Bethlehem Township leaving the system was last floated in 2011. But the controversy has roots back to when the township first... Read more
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The Brown and White
Wilson, Kluemper win 4th straight L.V. Regular-Senior Better Ball eventJason Wilson of South Whitehall Township and Ed Kluemper of Bethlehem Township
Wilson, Kluemper win 4th straight L.V. Regular-Senior Better Ball event
The Brown and White / Posted 6 days ago
Jason Wilson of South Whitehall Township and Ed Kluemper of Bethlehem Township shot 10-under-par 30-31--61 Sunday to win the 22nd annual Lehigh Valley Regular-Senior Better Ball of Partners Championship at Green Pond Country Club. Wilson and... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Bethlehem Township eyeing $1.5M in BTCC repairsBethlehem Township commissioners are moving forward with the $1.5 million-Phase
Bethlehem Township eyeing $1.5M in BTCC repairs
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 7 days ago
Bethlehem Township commissioners are moving forward with the $1.5 million-Phase One of the Bethlehem Township Community Center Renovation project. Commissioners approved a revised contract with Entech Engineering for professional services on the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Police deserve to be treated with respectseizing on every opportunity to turn individual events into society-wide proble
Police deserve to be treated with respect
The Morning Call / Posted 7 days ago
seizing on every opportunity to turn individual events into society-wide problems, and in the process encouraging the kind of mistrust and disrespect that can create the very incidents that spark the protests. Thomas Makin Bethleh... Read more
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The Express-Times
Drunken man walks into wrong home, startles homeowner, cops saypupils, a swaying stance and an inability to finish sentences. He was arrested
Drunken man walks into wrong home, startles homeowner, cops say
The Express-Times / Posted 7 days ago
pupils, a swaying stance and an inability to finish sentences. He was arrested and taken to St. Luke's Hospital in Bethlehem Township for a medical evaluation. Weidlick is charged with one count criminal trespass, three counts disorderly... Read more
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The Express-Times
Not 'Rad': BMX bandits arrested in $23 theft, police saypolice said. Utter, who turns 28 this weekend, told police he and the 21-year-
Not 'Rad': BMX bandits arrested in $23 theft, police say
The Express-Times / Posted 11 days ago
police said. Utter, who turns 28 this weekend, told police he and the 21-year-old Hammerstone were riding along the Palmer-Bethlehem Township Bikeway when Hammerstone pitched the idea to check for unlocked vehicles in the township, records... Read more
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The Morning Call
Can you make the cut at Top Cut? Promenade's new steakhouse now hiringPaxos Restaurants include: Blue, a grillhouse featuring an outdoor patio and sp
Can you make the cut at Top Cut? Promenade's new steakhouse now hiring
The Morning Call / Posted 12 days ago
Paxos Restaurants include: Blue, a grillhouse featuring an outdoor patio and spacious event center, which opened in 2002 in Bethlehem Township; Melt, a contemporary Italian restaurant, which opened in 2006; and Torre, a modern Mexican restaurant,... Read more
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The Brown and White
Inside tips, Uber-like service for Lehigh Valley folks with Pokemon Go feverWe already know where we should go." NCC itself is a gym and Baldwin, McShane
Inside tips, Uber-like service for Lehigh Valley folks with Pokemon Go fever
The Brown and White / Posted 12 days ago
We already know where we should go." NCC itself is a gym and Baldwin, McShane and classmate Jaclyn Van Billiard, 20 of Bethlehem Township, are spreading their Pokemon fever to classmates, who initially teased them about the game. After... Read more
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The Morning Call
Plot thickens in case of missing Northampton County defendantKeyes again proved to be a no-show, though not before a little courtroom drama.
Plot thickens in case of missing Northampton County defendant
The Morning Call / Posted 14 days ago
Keyes again proved to be a no-show, though not before a little courtroom drama. Keyes is accused of trying to run down a Bethlehem Township police officer with his car during a drug sting in September. But a day after a jury heard opening... Read more
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The Morning Call
Fire damages wood deck of Bethlehem Twp. sports concession standBethlehem Township police are investigating a fire early Monday that damaged a
Fire damages wood deck of Bethlehem Twp. sports concession stand
The Morning Call / Posted 14 days ago
Bethlehem Township police are investigating a fire early Monday that damaged a wooden deck and a portable toilet at the Miller Heights Elementary School sports field, police said. Township firefighters were dispatched 3:53 a.m. to the deck that... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Grants to fund improvements in Northampton Countywill get $2 million to help with renovations and pay for the LED lighting in th
Grants to fund improvements in Northampton County
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 14 days ago
will get $2 million to help with renovations and pay for the LED lighting in the building. $200,000 will be spent in Bethlehem Township to improve Brodhead Road and $283,767 traffic calming near Northampton Community College. $435,000 will... Read more
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The Express-Times
Portable toilet also burned in concession stand fire still under investigationAuthorities in Bethlehem Township, Pennsylvania, continued Monday afternoon to
Portable toilet also burned in concession stand fire still under investigation
The Express-Times / Posted 14 days ago
Authorities in Bethlehem Township, Pennsylvania, continued Monday afternoon to investigate an early morning fire that damaged wooden steps to a concession stand behind Miller Heights Elementary School. "The investigation is still ongoing as to how... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bethlehem Township's $2.7 million 'nightmare'BETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP — A report evaluating the condition of Bethlehem Township's
Bethlehem Township's $2.7 million 'nightmare'
The Morning Call / Posted 14 days ago
BETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP — A report evaluating the condition of Bethlehem Township's Community Center shows the 10-year-old structure is in need of significant repairs that could cost up to $2.7 million. "It's a nightmare, it's astonishing and it's sad,... Read more
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The Express-Times
Early morning fire behind school causes damageThe wooden steps leading to a concession stand on athletic fields behind Miller
Early morning fire behind school causes damage
The Express-Times / Posted 15 days ago
The wooden steps leading to a concession stand on athletic fields behind Miller Heights Elementary School in Bethlehem Township burned early Monday morning. The metal trailer didn't appear to be damaged, but a sign on the door banned anyone from... Read more
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The Morning Call
'Custom, quickly-made' pies at MOD Pizzasecond MOD Pizza, specializing in artisan-style "made-on-demand (MOD)" pizzas,
'Custom, quickly-made' pies at MOD Pizza
The Morning Call / Posted 16 days ago
second MOD Pizza, specializing in artisan-style "made-on-demand (MOD)" pizzas, opened July 1 at 4763 Freemansburg Ave. in Bethlehem Township. The 64-seat restaurant, next to Chocolate Works at The Shops at Madison Farms, supplements another... Read more
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The Morning Call
Choices in November election frighteningblack-robed justices handed down a decision that not only legitimizes graft and
Choices in November election frightening
The Morning Call / Posted 17 days ago
black-robed justices handed down a decision that not only legitimizes graft and corruption by our public servants but also encourages it. To borrow Russian-born comic Yakov Smirnoff's catch phrase, "What a country!" Ted Meixell Bethlehem Tow... Read more
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The Morning Call
Forks Township aims to give boot to invasive bambooto draft an ordinance that would impose code violations on those who do not tak
Forks Township aims to give boot to invasive bamboo
The Morning Call / Posted 17 days ago
to draft an ordinance that would impose code violations on those who do not take precautions against the plant's spread. Bethlehem Township took similar measures last summer after a dispute between neighbors. Forks Township Parks and Recreation... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehigh Valley escape rooms: Morning Call accepts the challengerooms," one of the hottest trends in entertainment. The Lehigh Valley now has t
Lehigh Valley escape rooms: Morning Call accepts the challenge
The Morning Call / Posted 17 days ago
rooms," one of the hottest trends in entertainment. The Lehigh Valley now has two of these escape rooms — Human vs. Room in Bethlehem Township and Captured LV Escape Room in Bethlehem. I am always up for a challenge, so I decided to check out these... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Bethlehem Township police K9 'Hugo' to get body armorA Bethlehem Township Police Department K9 will receive body armor thanks to a c
Bethlehem Township police K9 'Hugo' to get body armor
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 17 days ago
A Bethlehem Township Police Department K9 will receive body armor thanks to a charitable donation. Hugo will receive a bullet and stab protective vest, courtesy of Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. Hugo is a 4-year-old Belgian Malinois-German shepherd... Read more
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The Morning Call
Alleged triggerman charged in 2012 Bethlehem Township motel shootingBETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP — The alleged triggerman behind a 2012 shooting of a pimp wo
Alleged triggerman charged in 2012 Bethlehem Township motel shooting
The Morning Call / Posted 17 days ago
BETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP — The alleged triggerman behind a 2012 shooting of a pimp working inside a Bethlehem Township motel was charged Thursday night, according to court records. Michael L. Hendrix, 29, was charged with attempted homicide, attempted... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lawsuit: Juvenile probation officer used authority to pressure woman for sexbeyond what is in the lawsuit. A telephone listing for Wasser, a former wrestli
Lawsuit: Juvenile probation officer used authority to pressure woman for sex
The Morning Call / Posted 18 days ago
beyond what is in the lawsuit. A telephone listing for Wasser, a former wrestling coach at Notre Dame High School in Bethlehem Township, could not be found. The woman, whose name is being withheld by The Morning Call given the nature of the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehigh Valley master gardener Joe Judge lays down the trowel after two happy decades of volunteeringBETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP — Give a man zucchini and he'll eat for a day. Teach a man t
Lehigh Valley master gardener Joe Judge lays down the trowel after two happy decades of volunteering
The Morning Call / Posted 18 days ago
BETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP — Give a man zucchini and he'll eat for a day. Teach a man to grow zucchini and he'll soon run out of friends to give it to. That's why Joe Judge had a note of concern in his voice Thursday when he reached into the green depths of... Read more
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The Express-Times
Bethlehem man killed in motorcycle crash was father, loyal friend, family saysAchey of Hellertown; David Dzienis of Ohio; Nicholas Dzienis of Maine; and Brin
Bethlehem man killed in motorcycle crash was father, loyal friend, family says
The Express-Times / Posted 19 days ago
Achey of Hellertown; David Dzienis of Ohio; Nicholas Dzienis of Maine; and Brina. Services are pending. Andrew Wyffels of Bethlehem Township recalled meeting Achey at Musikfest more than a decade ago. A prankster, Achey ran up to Wyffels -- a... Read more
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The Express-Times
Jurors sent home after defendant fails to show up, againbut when he realized he had been set up by police he quickly put his rental car
Jurors sent home after defendant fails to show up, again
The Express-Times / Posted 19 days ago
but when he realized he had been set up by police he quickly put his rental car into reverse, then sped forward, pinning Bethlehem Township police Officer Dean Wilson between his car and an unmarked police car, authorities said. Officer Ed Fox... Read more
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The Express-Times
Car hits deer on Route 22 on-ramp47-year-old Stroudsburg woman hit a deer Thursday morning while driving on a ra
Car hits deer on Route 22 on-ramp
The Express-Times / Posted 19 days ago
47-year-old Stroudsburg woman hit a deer Thursday morning while driving on a ramp from Route 33 South to Route 22 West in Bethlehem Township, Pennsylvania State Police said. Tammy A. Carter was driving a 2011 Toyota Corolla at 7:37 a.m. on the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Mistrial declared after defendant fails to show for court, againA mistrial was declared Thursday in the trial of a man accused of trying to run
Mistrial declared after defendant fails to show for court, again
The Morning Call / Posted 19 days ago
A mistrial was declared Thursday in the trial of a man accused of trying to run down a Bethlehem Township police officer with his car, after the defendant failed to show for court for the second straight day. With Jhamaer D. Keyes a continued no... Read more
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The Morning Call
On trial for fleeing police, suspect fails to show for courtEASTON — Jhamaer D. Keyes is on trial in Northampton County Court accused of ne
On trial for fleeing police, suspect fails to show for court
The Morning Call / Posted 20 days ago
EASTON — Jhamaer D. Keyes is on trial in Northampton County Court accused of nearly running down a Bethlehem Township policemen with his car while fleeing a drug arrest. But on Wednesday, did Keyes also try to flee his trial? A day after a jury... Read more
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The Express-Times
Did 29-old fake heart failure to stall cop-assault trial?jury and completed opening arguments Tuesday in the trial of Jhamaer Keyes, who
Did 29-old fake heart failure to stall cop-assault trial?
The Express-Times / Posted 20 days ago
jury and completed opening arguments Tuesday in the trial of Jhamaer Keyes, who is accused of assaulting the officers at a Bethlehem Township, Pennsylvania, hotel during a botched drug deal. Jurors were supposed hear testimony Wednesday. The... Read more
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The Morning Call
GOP familiar with political stuntsequate to a political stunt? Based upon the overall tenor of the letter, I am
GOP familiar with political stunts
The Morning Call / Posted 20 days ago
equate to a political stunt? Based upon the overall tenor of the letter, I am sure the writer viewed those as being valid exercises of legislative initiative since they were started by Republican/tea party types. Gary A. Brienza Bethlehem Town... Read more
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The Morning Call
5 ways to chill out once the heat wave moves ingo to burn calories and beat the heat. But SkyZone in Bethlehem (inside the Wes
5 ways to chill out once the heat wave moves in
The Morning Call / Posted 21 days ago
go to burn calories and beat the heat. But SkyZone in Bethlehem (inside the Westgate Mall) and FreeFall Trampoline Park in Bethlehem Township both debuted in November and are perfect for working up a sweat indoors. Both venues offer things like... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
20 years and still no motive for Bethlehem Lookout murdersADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, JULY 2, 2016 - In this June 20, 2005 photo, Bethlehem Tow
20 years and still no motive for Bethlehem Lookout murders
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 24 days ago
ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, JULY 2, 2016 - In this June 20, 2005 photo, Bethlehem Township residents Joan, left, and Carl Grider pose inside their home beside a portrait of their deceased daughter Jennifer, in Bethlehem Township, Pa. Jennifer Grider was... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
20 years and still no motive for Bethlehem Lookout murdersADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, JULY 2, 2016 - In this June 20, 2005 photo, Bethlehem Tow
20 years and still no motive for Bethlehem Lookout murders
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 24 days ago
ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, JULY 2, 2016 - In this June 20, 2005 photo, Bethlehem Township residents Joan, left, and Carl Grider pose inside their home beside a portrait of their deceased daughter Jennifer, in Bethlehem Township, Pa. Jennifer Grider was... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
20 years and still no motive for Bethlehem Lookout murdersdon't think he even knows why he did it." 'I miss her terribly' Joan and Carl
20 years and still no motive for Bethlehem Lookout murders
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 24 days ago
don't think he even knows why he did it." 'I miss her terribly' Joan and Carl Grider now live in a quiet neighborhood in Bethlehem Township. Carl still has a difficult time discussing his daughter's murder, his wife said, but visits her grave... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
20 years and still no motive for Bethlehem Lookout murdersdon't think he even knows why he did it." 'I miss her terribly' Joan and Carl
20 years and still no motive for Bethlehem Lookout murders
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 24 days ago
don't think he even knows why he did it." 'I miss her terribly' Joan and Carl Grider now live in a quiet neighborhood in Bethlehem Township. Carl still has a difficult time discussing his daughter's murder, his wife said, but visits her grave... Read more
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The Morning Call
Daniel Dae Kim cites 'progress' in joining the Academypercent of the 683 new members are women and 41 percent are people of color. K
Daniel Dae Kim cites 'progress' in joining the Academy
The Morning Call / Posted 24 days ago
percent of the 683 new members are women and 41 percent are people of color. Kim's family moved from South Korea to Bethlehem Township when he was 8. As a member of the Academy, Kim, a graduate of Freedom High School, will be able to vote... Read more
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The Morning Call
Can Trump broker deal for Mideast peace?crazy factions in that region about this 60-year old fight. It would calm down
Can Trump broker deal for Mideast peace?
The Morning Call / Posted 24 days ago
crazy factions in that region about this 60-year old fight. It would calm down things in that area. I wonder if this might occur soon. It might be a dream. Maybe Trump can make such a deal. It would be good all around. Eric Leitz Bethlehem Towns... Read more
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The Morning Call
15 arrested in Monroe County prostitution buststing Thursday in Monroe County. County detectives, Stroud Area Regional polic
15 arrested in Monroe County prostitution bust
The Morning Call / Posted 24 days ago
sting Thursday in Monroe County. County detectives, Stroud Area Regional police, Pocono Mountain Regional police, Bethlehem Township police and state police conducted the sting. Police combed backpage.com to find the three women and... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Stroudsburg prostitution sting nets 15 arrestswith officers from the Stroud Area Regional Police Department, the Pocono Mount
Stroudsburg prostitution sting nets 15 arrests
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 24 days ago
with officers from the Stroud Area Regional Police Department, the Pocono Mountain Regional Police Department, the Bethlehem Township Police Department from Northampton County, and the Pennsylvania State Police, conducted an undercover... Read more
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The Express-Times
MOD Pizza's Bethlehem Township opening celebratedMOD Pizza held it's grand opening Friday at their newest site at Madison Farms
MOD Pizza's Bethlehem Township opening celebrated
The Express-Times / Posted 24 days ago
MOD Pizza held it's grand opening Friday at their newest site at Madison Farms on Freemansburg Avenue in Bethlehem Township. MOD Pizza has restaurants throughout the United States. The chain opened its first Lehigh Valley restaurant last year off... Read more
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