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The Express-Times
Man injured in tractor rollover off D&L Trail, police sayA 58-year-old man was injured Saturday night after a tractor he was driving wen
Man injured in tractor rollover off D&L Trail, police say
The Express-Times / Posted 19 hours ago
A 58-year-old man was injured Saturday night after a tractor he was driving went off the D&L Trial in Freemansburg and down an embankment, police said. Emergency personnel had to extricate a driver whose tractor went over a steep embankment Saturday... Read more
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The Express-Times
Eagles cut 12, including Mike Coccia; Tebow vs. Barkley still on holdThe Eagles began trimming their roster Sunday in order to get down the NFL mand
Eagles cut 12, including Mike Coccia; Tebow vs. Barkley still on hold
The Express-Times / Posted 21 hours ago
The Eagles began trimming their roster Sunday in order to get down the NFL mandatory limit of 75 by Tuesday. A dozen players were released to get the roster to 78 and two other moves are expected, which would leave them just one over the limit with... Read more
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The Morning Call
Few units left in newly opened Strata Flats in downtown AllentownIn 2006, New York-based Metropolitan Management rehabbed a downtown Allentown s
Few units left in newly opened Strata Flats in downtown Allentown
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
In 2006, New York-based Metropolitan Management rehabbed a downtown Allentown shoe store, creating a buzz when it opened the Farr Lofts, 20 high-end apartments in a sea of mostly low-income homes at Eighth and Hamilton streets. City officials hoped... Read more
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The Morning Call
Man brought 7-old son with him to undercover prostitution stingBethlehem Township police said a man is charged after he allegedly brought his
Man brought 7-old son with him to undercover prostitution sting
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
Bethlehem Township police said a man is charged after he allegedly brought his 7-year-old son with him on Thursday while delivering a woman to a hotel during an undercover prostitution sting. Jonathan Jeff Garrett, 30, of the 700 block of Bach Court... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Police say dad takes son on prostitute runPolice say a Bethlehem man delivered a prostitute to an undercover officer, whi
Police say dad takes son on prostitute run
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
Police say a Bethlehem man delivered a prostitute to an undercover officer, while his young son sat in the backseat of the car. Jonathan J. Garrett faces prostitution and child endangerment charges for allegedly taking his 7-year-old son along to a... Read more
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The Morning Call
Man caught in prostitution sting had young son alongA man who drove a prostitute to a meeting with a client — actually an undercove
Man caught in prostitution sting had young son along
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
A man who drove a prostitute to a meeting with a client — actually an undercover Bethlehem Township police officer — had his young son in the car, according to court records. Jonathan Jeff Garrett, 30, of the 700 block of Bach Court in Freemansburg,... Read more
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The Express-Times
St. Luke's celebrates Freemansburg expansion, hints at medical school moveThe four-year road project is expected to accommodate all planned future develo
St. Luke's celebrates Freemansburg expansion, hints at medical school move
The Express-Times / Posted 3 days ago
The four-year road project is expected to accommodate all planned future development on the 500 acres the health network owns on Freemansburg straddling Route 33. St. Luke's so far has opened a 108-bed hospital, cancer center and medical office... Read more
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The Morning Call
St. Luke's marks milestone in $34 million road projectSt. Luke's University Health Network, along with local and state officials, cel
St. Luke's marks milestone in $34 million road project
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
St. Luke's University Health Network, along with local and state officials, celebrated completion Thursday of work along a 1-mile stretch of busy Freemansburg Avenue, and speakers used the occasion to note how it will help drive the economy along the... Read more
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The Express-Times
Wal-Mart counterfeit cash scheme perpetrators soughtAuthorities in Northampton County on Wednesday released photos of additional pe
Wal-Mart counterfeit cash scheme perpetrators sought
The Express-Times / Posted 4 days ago
Authorities in Northampton County on Wednesday released photos of additional people in a counterfeit-cash scheme allegedly targeting Lehigh Valley region stores. Two of five people sought in the investigation were in custody: Anibal Arroyo, 38, of... Read more
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The Morning Call
Co-defendant in drug raid that targeted ex-Red Rover gets ARDAn Easton man arrested in a drug raid that targeted former high school football
Co-defendant in drug raid that targeted ex-Red Rover gets ARD
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
An Easton man arrested in a drug raid that targeted former high school football star Sean N. Burgio was accepted Wednesday into a first-offender program that will allow him to avoid a criminal conviction. Nathaniel R. Laskey claimed to investigators... Read more
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The Brown and White
Another arrest, more charges, more stores in counterfeit money scam, police saySoon after Bethlehem Township police took a man into custody in a scam involvin
Another arrest, more charges, more stores in counterfeit money scam, police say
The Brown and White / Posted 5 days ago
Soon after Bethlehem Township police took a man into custody in a scam involving counterfeit money and Beats by Dre headphones at Wal-Mart stores, they found more stores, more products and more men involved, Sgt. Rick Blake said. Anibal Arroyo, 38,... Read more
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The Express-Times
Gas station break-in suspect accused in Wal-Mart theft, high-speed chaseA suspect in a months-long burglary scheme at a burned-out Bethlehem gas statio
Gas station break-in suspect accused in Wal-Mart theft, high-speed chase
The Express-Times / Posted 5 days ago
A suspect in a months-long burglary scheme at a burned-out Bethlehem gas station also led police on a high-speed pursuit Saturday afternoon after stealing from Wal-Mart, court records say. Tina M. Johns, 48, of the 2000 block of Michael Street in... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bethlehem Twp. man accused of dealing cocaineA Bethlehem Township man who sold cocaine to a police informant has been charte
Bethlehem Twp. man accused of dealing cocaine
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
A Bethlehem Township man who sold cocaine to a police informant has been charted with drug dealing in the city in July in August, police said. Roberto D. Ramos, 53, of the 2700 block of Middletown Road, made three deliveries of the drug, state... Read more
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The Morning Call
IndyCar does little to attract fans to Pocono RacewaySpeculation suggests that IndyCar will not return to Pocono Raceway after Sunda
IndyCar does little to attract fans to Pocono Raceway
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
Speculation suggests that IndyCar will not return to Pocono Raceway after Sunday's 500-miler. Simply put, not enough people occupied seats at the past two races there, and not enough are expected Sunday. That's tough for me to swallow. During my... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Savor the rest of the Summer and pack a picnic!There is still time to savor the Summer and an outdoor picnic would be the perf
Savor the rest of the Summer and pack a picnic!
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 9 days ago
There is still time to savor the Summer and an outdoor picnic would be the perfect idea. Natalie Miller from Shoprite in Bethlehem Township, came to the Sunrise kitchen to give us some picnic-packing tips. Everything ranging from casual to... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehigh Township now in PennEast pipeline's pathPennEast's latest route change introduces nearly 2.5 miles of pipeline into Leh
Lehigh Township now in PennEast pipeline's path
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
PennEast's latest route change introduces nearly 2.5 miles of pipeline into Lehigh Township, triggering an additional 30-day comment period for landowners who now find themselves in the project's 114-mile path. The pipeline, which would span from... Read more
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The Morning Call
Couple prays again for kidney donationIn normal times, Deacon Anthony Koury would be anticipating Pope Francis' upcom
Couple prays again for kidney donation
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
In normal times, Deacon Anthony Koury would be anticipating Pope Francis' upcoming visit to Philadelphia as avidly as any Catholic, but he has a more pressing concern these days. His wife, Chafica — better known as Cheffie, a kitchen stalwart at Our... Read more
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The Brown and White
Body officially identified as missing Hanover Township woman, coroner saysThe Northampton County Coroner's Office used evidence found in the remote field
Body officially identified as missing Hanover Township woman, coroner says
The Brown and White / Posted 9 days ago
The Northampton County Coroner's Office used evidence found in the remote field, dental records and searchable information from implants to identify Ellen Beth Greenberg, 42, Coroner Zachary Lysek said Friday morning. The cause and manner of her... Read more
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The Express-Times
Man allegedly threatens to post girlfriend's nude photo as his 'new profile picture'A 47-year-old Palmer Township man is in Northampton County Prison after saying,
Man allegedly threatens to post girlfriend's nude photo as his 'new profile picture'
The Express-Times / Posted 10 days ago
A 47-year-old Palmer Township man is in Northampton County Prison after saying, among other threats, that he would post a nude photo of his girlfriend on the Internet, Bethlehem Township police report in court papers. Douglas Walter Miller, of the... Read more
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The Express-Times
How a Catholic university like DeSales marries technology and religionWhen DeSales University was founded 50 years ago, Bishop Joseph McShea probably
How a Catholic university like DeSales marries technology and religion
The Express-Times / Posted 10 days ago
When DeSales University was founded 50 years ago, Bishop Joseph McShea probably didn't expect it one day to be the region's only school boasting an anatomy lab. But the small liberal arts school has come a long way since McShea in 1961 sought to... Read more
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The Morning Call
Business mergers bad for businessI cannot see the ethical, economical or legal reason that the National Penn Ban
Business mergers bad for business
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
I cannot see the ethical, economical or legal reason that the National Penn Bancshares purchase by BB&T Corp. is being permitted in our Lehigh Valley. No outside business, whether it be from another state or another country, should be allowed to... Read more
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The Morning Call
Morganelli deserves support for attorney generalI would urge all Lehigh Valley residents to vote for Northampton County Distric
Morganelli deserves support for attorney general
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
I would urge all Lehigh Valley residents to vote for Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli if he does run for attorney general in 2016. He would never commit perjury. He has been a dedicated district attorney and is in favor of the... Read more
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The Express-Times
Easton intermodal center to be dedicated to Fred WilliamsNow, after a lifetime dedicated to growing his father's business and growing th
Easton intermodal center to be dedicated to Fred Williams
The Express-Times / Posted 11 days ago
Now, after a lifetime dedicated to growing his father's business and growing the Downtown itself, the 75-year-old's legacy will be a part of the city for decades to come. The Easton Intermodal Transportation Center at 123 S. Third St. will be... Read more
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The Morning Call
Mosquito spraying planned in Northampton County ThursdayIn an effort to reduce the risk of West Nile virus infection, the Pennsylvania
Mosquito spraying planned in Northampton County Thursday
The Morning Call / Posted 11 days ago
In an effort to reduce the risk of West Nile virus infection, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection will spray for mosquitoes in parts of Northampton County Thursday. Biomist 3+15 ULV will be sprayed from a truck in parts of... Read more
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The Express-Times
Man accused of arson before deputies serve eviction noticeA Catasauqua man is accused of trying to burn down his former house, and the cr
Man accused of arson before deputies serve eviction notice
The Express-Times / Posted 11 days ago
A Catasauqua man is accused of trying to burn down his former house, and the crime was discovered by Northampton County deputies serving an eviction notice, authorities said. Alan Gaul told police that at about 8 a.m. Tuesday, he saw a piece of... Read more
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The Morning Call
Donald P. Russo: Vacation is a time for families to learn about American historyOne of my favorite summer movies was the 1983 film, "National Lampoon's Vacatio
Donald P. Russo: Vacation is a time for families to learn about American history
The Morning Call / Posted 12 days ago
One of my favorite summer movies was the 1983 film, "National Lampoon's Vacation." In it, Chevy Chase portrayed the hapless dad, Clark Griswold. He proclaimed his desire to spend more time with his wife and children and announced to his skeptical... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Fire at inn where Jackson, Polk stayed is ruled accidentalSCENERY HILL, Pa. (AP) — A fire at an historic Western Pennsylvania bed and bre
Fire at inn where Jackson, Polk stayed is ruled accidental
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
SCENERY HILL, Pa. (AP) — A fire at an historic Western Pennsylvania bed and breakfast has been ruled accidental. Firefighters responded to the Century Inn in North Bethlehem Township just before midnight Monday. They brought the fire under control... Read more
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The Express-Times
Man who sexually assaulted teen at motel facing 20 years in prisonA Northampton County man who hit and sexually assaulted a teen girl, then tried
Man who sexually assaulted teen at motel facing 20 years in prison
The Express-Times / Posted 12 days ago
A Northampton County man who hit and sexually assaulted a teen girl, then tried to commit suicide, now faces 20 years in state prison. Michael Burdo, 59, of Bethlehem Township, apologized in court to the girl he assaulted at the Scottish Inn off... Read more
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The Morning Call
Kids join the youth storytelling guildDo you have a child who loves to spin tales? The Lehigh Valley Storytelling Gui
Kids join the youth storytelling guild
The Morning Call / Posted 13 days ago
Do you have a child who loves to spin tales? The Lehigh Valley Storytelling Guild has announced it has formed a Young Tellers' Guild, open to children between the ages of 7 and 17. The first meeting of the new guild will be 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Fire damages Pennsylvania inn where Jackson, Polk stayedSCENERY HILL, Pa. (AP) - An historic Western Pennsylvania bed and breakfast has
Fire damages Pennsylvania inn where Jackson, Polk stayed
New Jersey Herald / Posted 13 days ago
SCENERY HILL, Pa. (AP) - An historic Western Pennsylvania bed and breakfast has been heavily damaged by fire. Firefighters responded to the Century Inn in North Bethlehem Township around 12 a.m. Tuesday. As of 7 a.m. they were still battling hot... Read more
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TribLIVE
Historic Century Inn burns in Washington CountyAn historic Western Pennsylvania bed and breakfast has been heavily damaged by
Historic Century Inn burns in Washington County
TribLIVE / Posted 13 days ago
An historic Western Pennsylvania bed and breakfast has been heavily damaged by fire. Firefighters responded to the Century Inn in North Bethlehem Township around 12 a.m. Tuesday. As of 7 a.m. they were still battling hot spots. The owner said she... Read more
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WTRF Wheeling
Fire damages Pennsylvania inn where Jackson, Polk stayedSCENERY HILL, Pa. (AP) - An historic Western Pennsylvania bed and breakfast has
Fire damages Pennsylvania inn where Jackson, Polk stayed
WTRF Wheeling / Posted 13 days ago
SCENERY HILL, Pa. (AP) - An historic Western Pennsylvania bed and breakfast has been heavily damaged by fire. Firefighters responded to the Century Inn in North Bethlehem Township around 12 a.m. Tuesday. As of 7 a.m. they were still battling hot... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Bethlehem Township preparing for 2016 budgetIf you're concerned about how Bethlehem Township spends its money, mark your ca
Bethlehem Township preparing for 2016 budget
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 13 days ago
If you're concerned about how Bethlehem Township spends its money, mark your calendars. Township Commissioners Chairman Martin Zawarski said Monday that the township has scheduled a series of hearings to review the 2016 budget. The township has... Read more
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The Express-Times
St. Luke's, CVS required to add sidewalks on Freemansburg AvenueSt. Luke's University Hospital Network and CVS Pharmacy will likely be required
St. Luke's, CVS required to add sidewalks on Freemansburg Avenue
The Express-Times / Posted 13 days ago
St. Luke's University Hospital Network and CVS Pharmacy will likely be required to add sidewalks and trees in front of their Freemansburg Avenue locations in Bethlehem Township. The two businesses received streetscape deferrals when they were under... Read more
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The Brown and White
Interstate 78 accident sends five to hospital, police sayThe two vehicles carrying 10 people total collided about 4:15 p.m. on I-78 West
Interstate 78 accident sends five to hospital, police say
The Brown and White / Posted 13 days ago
The two vehicles carrying 10 people total collided about 4:15 p.m. on I-78 West near mile-marker 74 in Glendon, Pennsylvania State Police said. Jesenia D. Pichardo, 40, of New York City, was slowing in the left lane due to traffic stopping in front... Read more
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The Express-Times
Route 33 stoppages scheduled this weekShort-term traffic stoppages are scheduled Monday and Tuesday nights this week
Route 33 stoppages scheduled this week
The Express-Times / Posted 13 days ago
Short-term traffic stoppages are scheduled Monday and Tuesday nights this week on Route 33 in Bethlehem Township, Northampton County. Atglen, Pennsylvania-based J.D. Eckman Inc. is demolishing part of the bridge that carries Freemansburg Avenue over... Read more
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The Express-Times
Family of missing Hanover Twp. woman thanks public for searchThe family of a missing Hanover Township woman wants to thank the public for he
Family of missing Hanover Twp. woman thanks public for search
The Express-Times / Posted 14 days ago
The family of a missing Hanover Township woman wants to thank the public for helping to search for their missing 42-year-old daughter since late June, fearing the worst that her body might have been located in a field. The family learned sometime... Read more
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The Express-Times
Body believed to be missing Hanover Township woman found in Upper Nazareth fieldThe body, which was in an advanced stage of decomposition, was discovered in a
Body believed to be missing Hanover Township woman found in Upper Nazareth field
The Express-Times / Posted 14 days ago
The body, which was in an advanced stage of decomposition, was discovered in a remote field off Georgetown Road, Lysek said in a voice mail. The coroner's office is working to positively identify the woman and expects to release more information on... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Doubts stain local man's claim to viral fameSome people wear their hearts on their sleeves and some wear their political pr
Doubts stain local man's claim to viral fame
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 16 days ago
Some people wear their hearts on their sleeves and some wear their political preferences on their necks. A Northampton County man has found himself in the national spotlight for making good on a bet involving Jeb Bush. Or did he In the... Read more
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The Morning Call
$160,000 credit card fraud costs two men 3 months in jailThe island-themed wedding reception supposedly hosted 300 guests. There were ba
$160,000 credit card fraud costs two men 3 months in jail
The Morning Call / Posted 16 days ago
The island-themed wedding reception supposedly hosted 300 guests. There were balloons and doves, a rehearsal dinner, limo service and a nearly $10,000 cake. The cost of it all reached $110,000, claimed the owner of Valley Family Restaurant in... Read more
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The Express-Times
Man facing felony charge in shoplifting scheme, police sayAn Allentown man is facing felony theft charges following a shoplifting scheme,
Man facing felony charge in shoplifting scheme, police say
The Express-Times / Posted 17 days ago
An Allentown man is facing felony theft charges following a shoplifting scheme, in which he attempted to steal about $125 worth of door locks, police say. Kevin Barry Haubois, 34, of the 500 block of Park Street, shortly before 3 p.m. Wednesday... Read more
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The Morning Call
Other election reforms can be more usefulWhile the idea of a third party continues to resurface during every presidentia
Other election reforms can be more useful
The Morning Call / Posted 18 days ago
While the idea of a third party continues to resurface during every presidential election cycle, the reality is that most Americans are comfortable with a two-party system. While strong independent candidates do appear at times, for the most part... Read more
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The Brown and White
2015 Lehigh Valley Amateur brings buzz with home-course favoritesThe Lehigh Valley Amateur is still five weeks away, but a definite "buzz" is bu
2015 Lehigh Valley Amateur brings buzz with home-course favorites
The Brown and White / Posted 18 days ago
The Lehigh Valley Amateur is still five weeks away, but a definite "buzz" is building around the tournament. The addition of new qualifying exemptions to some of the event's champions and the presence of several home-course favorites gearing up for... Read more
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The Express-Times
Man's alleged death threats put business on lockdown, police sayA Hanover Township real estate agency was placed on lockdown Tuesday after a ma
Man's alleged death threats put business on lockdown, police say
The Express-Times / Posted 18 days ago
A Hanover Township real estate agency was placed on lockdown Tuesday after a man allegedly began texting his girlfriend, an employee, that he was heading to her workplace to kill her, police say. Adam Edward Hawk, 40, of the 3900 block of East Grant... Read more
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The Express-Times
Suspended Bethlehem Area coach headed to possible trial on sex assault chargesBednarik, 29, of the 1200 block of West Union Boulevard in Bethlehem, has been
Suspended Bethlehem Area coach headed to possible trial on sex assault charges
The Express-Times / Posted 19 days ago
Bednarik, 29, of the 1200 block of West Union Boulevard in Bethlehem, has been charged with statutory sexual assault on a person at least 11 years his junior, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a person younger than 16, institutional sexual... Read more
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The Morning Call
Adam Bednarik waives hearing on sex assault chargesFormer football star Adam Bednarik waived his preliminary hearing Wednesday mor
Adam Bednarik waives hearing on sex assault charges
The Morning Call / Posted 19 days ago
Former football star Adam Bednarik waived his preliminary hearing Wednesday morning in front of District Judge Jacqueline Taschner on charges he had a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl in the Bethlehem Area School District while working... Read more
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The Morning Call
Northampton Country Club confronts tree damage, and a healthy golf course grows anewAs their trees began to yellow and shrivel — the trees that had grown to define
Northampton Country Club confronts tree damage, and a healthy golf course grows anew
The Morning Call / Posted 19 days ago
As their trees began to yellow and shrivel — the trees that had grown to define their club — the members of Northampton Country Club grew unsettled. What was happening to their golf course? Ed Gross said he was anxious, too. In the spring of 2011,... Read more
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The Express-Times
Man charged after texting death threats to girlfriend, police sayA Washington Township, Lehigh County, man is charged with felony terroristic th
Man charged after texting death threats to girlfriend, police say
The Express-Times / Posted 19 days ago
A Washington Township, Lehigh County, man is charged with felony terroristic threats after sending a text message saying he would kill his girlfriend at her workplace, police say. Adam Hawk, 40, of Washington Township, on Tuesday afternoon allegedly... Read more
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The Express-Times
Bethlehem Township, Pa., sinkhole work should be complete in 2 weeks, Penske saysPenske Truck Leasing has begun to repair the sinkhole on Falmer Drive in Bethle
Bethlehem Township, Pa., sinkhole work should be complete in 2 weeks, Penske says
The Express-Times / Posted 19 days ago
Penske Truck Leasing has begun to repair the sinkhole on Falmer Drive in Bethlehem Township, Pennsylvania, according to company and township officials. Work is expected to take two weeks, the Reading-based company's Vice President of Facilities Mark... Read more
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The Brown and White
No link to reality? Passenger rail connection still hard to justifyFive years ago, Lehigh and Northampton counties ordered an in-depth study on re
No link to reality? Passenger rail connection still hard to justify
The Brown and White / Posted 20 days ago
Five years ago, Lehigh and Northampton counties ordered an in-depth study on re-establishing passenger rail service from the Lehigh Valley and Phillipsburg to Newark and New York. The conclusion? Save your money. Take the bus. The financial... Read more
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