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The Morning Call
Matey's will be missed in Hellertown"Do you want plain or pepperoni pizza?" Please somebody buy Crossroads Hotel's
Matey's will be missed in Hellertown
The Morning Call / Posted 14 hours ago
"Do you want plain or pepperoni pizza?" Please somebody buy Crossroads Hotel's business, so my dream can continue. If that is not possible, I want to thank the Matey family for my 58 years of eating pizza and steaks. Tom Hagen Lower Saucon Towns... Read more
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The Express-Times
Help catch vandals who trashed Lower Saucon parkLower Saucon Township Park, 3700 Old Philadelphia Pike. (Photo from lowersaucon
Help catch vandals who trashed Lower Saucon park
The Express-Times / Posted 22 hours ago
Lower Saucon Township Park, 3700 Old Philadelphia Pike. (Photo from lowersaucontownship.org) Police said the men's restroom was hit sometime between 7:30 p.m. Sunday and 7:30 a.m. Monday at the park at 3700 Old Philadelphia Pike. Public works... Read more
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The Express-Times
Truck driver escapes injury after rig catches fireThe driver of a tractor trailer escaped injury Sunday afternoon when his rig ca
Truck driver escapes injury after rig catches fire
The Express-Times / Posted 2 days ago
The driver of a tractor trailer escaped injury Sunday afternoon when his rig caught fire along I-78 in Lower Saucon Township. Pennsylvania State Police in Belfast say the call came in at 2:50 p.m. near mile-marker 70.6 at the top of the ramp... Read more
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The Express-Times
Barefoot, handcuffed escape from police custody lands man in prisonBut when pressed by a judge, the 22-year-old Lower Saucon Township man was at a
Barefoot, handcuffed escape from police custody lands man in prison
The Express-Times / Posted 4 days ago
But when pressed by a judge, the 22-year-old Lower Saucon Township man was at a loss to explain away his criminal past or come up with a good reason he should stay out of state prison. Northampton County Judge Stephen Baratta sentenced Cruciani on... Read more
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The Express-Times
Homeowner hurt as house is destroyed by fireA home that caught fire late Thursday afternoon in Lower Saucon Township was a
Homeowner hurt as house is destroyed by fire
The Express-Times / Posted 4 days ago
A home that caught fire late Thursday afternoon in Lower Saucon Township was a total loss, the chief of Lower Saucon Fire Rescue reports. The blaze began at 2800 County Line Road in the area of an attached garage in the two-story single-family home,... Read more
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The Morning Call
'Tell me what's good about you,' judge asks crying defendantescape, simple assault and theft. "Besides you cry, you cry when you get in tro
'Tell me what's good about you,' judge asks crying defendant
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
escape, simple assault and theft. "Besides you cry, you cry when you get in trouble, what's good about you?" Cruciani, of Lower Saucon Township, answered that question by saying he is a good father — a characterization Baratta disputed. Cruciani... Read more
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The Express-Times
Lower Saucon Township house fire displaces familyA fire Thursday evening in Lower Saucon Township badly damaged a home, displaci
Lower Saucon Township house fire displaces family
The Express-Times / Posted 5 days ago
A fire Thursday evening in Lower Saucon Township badly damaged a home, displacing a family. It was reported shortly after 5:30 p.m. at 2800 County Line Road. Lower Saucon Fire Rescue remained on scene past 9 p.m., township fire Chief Ty Johnson... Read more
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The Express-Times
Bethlehem police honor current, past officers in memorial serviceBernice Colon Communication specialists Jill Holmberg and Melvin Bachman Free
Bethlehem police honor current, past officers in memorial service
The Express-Times / Posted 5 days ago
Bernice Colon Communication specialists Jill Holmberg and Melvin Bachman Freemansburg police officer Jonathan Itterly Lower Saucon Township police officer Steven Kunigus Special Agent William Rodgers Special Agent Robert Wohlbach Task Force... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Bagel shop owner says employee stole plenty of doughA Lower Saucon Township man is accused of stealing more than $2,000 from his em
Bagel shop owner says employee stole plenty of dough
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 days ago
A Lower Saucon Township man is accused of stealing more than $2,000 from his employer that he used on food and video games. Shawn C. Jackson faces theft charges after he allegedly admitted to dipping into the cash registers at the Bagel Basket every... Read more
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The Express-Times
Motorists buckled up, but were they driving well?Lower Saucon Township police from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. Wednesday did a seat-belt e
Motorists buckled up, but were they driving well?
The Express-Times / Posted 6 days ago
Lower Saucon Township police from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. Wednesday did a seat-belt enforcement detail on Route 378 and surrounding roads, stopping 11 vehicles and issuing seven traffic citations, according to a news release. But none of the citations was... Read more
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The Morning Call
Census estimates show Lehigh Valley has grown slowly over last five yearsNazareth townships. Those that remained nearly flat are Bethlehem and Moore to
Census estimates show Lehigh Valley has grown slowly over last five years
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
Nazareth townships. Those that remained nearly flat are Bethlehem and Moore townships, both at 0.2 percent growth, and Lower Saucon Township, which lost 0.1 percent, or 16 people. Census estimates released two months ago showed the bulk of the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bagel shop employee admits to stealing money for food, video gamesLOWER SAUCON TOWNSHIP — Lower Saucon Township police said a man stole more than
Bagel shop employee admits to stealing money for food, video games
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
LOWER SAUCON TOWNSHIP — Lower Saucon Township police said a man stole more than $2,500 from a bagel shop where he worked and admitted using the money to buy food and video games. Shawn Casey Jackson, 32, of the 1900 block of Meadows Road in the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Saucon Valley School District cuts nearly $500,000 from budgetto the point of reducing it to $6.3 million in the fifth year. Under the forec
Saucon Valley School District cuts nearly $500,000 from budget
The Morning Call / Posted 7 days ago
to the point of reducing it to $6.3 million in the fifth year. Under the forecasted proposal, the average tax bill in Lower Saucon Township would go from the present $4,328 to $5,015 in the fifth year. In Hellertown, the average property... Read more
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The Express-Times
Thieves make off with box of vehicle emission stickersLower Saucon Township police are looking for the thief or thieves who stole a b
Thieves make off with box of vehicle emission stickers
The Express-Times / Posted 9 days ago
Lower Saucon Township police are looking for the thief or thieves who stole a box full of Pennsylvania vehicle emission stickers earlier this month. The box of 66 stickers was taken sometime between May 4 and May 5 from a Ford Expedition parked in... Read more
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The Morning Call
PBS39 announces partnership with for-profit production companyBETHLEHEM – A for-profit production company based in Lower Saucon Township will
PBS39 announces partnership with for-profit production company
The Morning Call / Posted 12 days ago
BETHLEHEM – A for-profit production company based in Lower Saucon Township will merge with PBS39, a move that will grow the public television station's capabilities and add to its revenue stream. PBS39 and ASR Media Productions will officially begin... Read more
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The Express-Times
Groom to marry in 1-room schoolhouse grandmother attended29-year-old Jessie Gebhard, plan to wed Saturday during an intimate ceremony in
Groom to marry in 1-room schoolhouse grandmother attended
The Express-Times / Posted 13 days ago
29-year-old Jessie Gebhard, plan to wed Saturday during an intimate ceremony in the historic Lutz-Franklin Schoolhouse in Lower Saucon Township. The wedding is the first in the history of the schoolhouse, which was first opened to the public in... Read more
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The Morning Call
Use surplus to balance Saucon Valley budgetonly way that will ever get done at Saucon Valley, or at any school district, i
Use surplus to balance Saucon Valley budget
The Morning Call / Posted 15 days ago
only way that will ever get done at Saucon Valley, or at any school district, is to have external control over the budget by a taxpayer governing body that will make the necessary hard cuts needed year after year. Will Hagen Lower Saucon To... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
New fire company created in Lower Saucon TownshipA new fire company is serving Lower Saucon Township. Called Lower Saucon Fire
New fire company created in Lower Saucon Township
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 18 days ago
A new fire company is serving Lower Saucon Township. Called Lower Saucon Fire Rescue, has been created by a merger of the Se-Wy-Co and Southeastern fire companies. The two companies now operate under a single chain of command and will be dispatched... Read more
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The Express-Times
Rallied by anti-Muslim talk, Tea Party plans refugee protest (VIDEO)its refugee assistance at the end of July. The Lehigh Valley Project 9/12 Tea
Rallied by anti-Muslim talk, Tea Party plans refugee protest (VIDEO)
The Express-Times / Posted 18 days ago
its refugee assistance at the end of July. The Lehigh Valley Project 9/12 Tea Party Group met at a banquet hall in Lower Saucon Township on Thursday night to hear from Kathy Barnette, founder of the conservative news website... Read more
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The Morning Call
DEP wants more information from PennEastis DEP going to stick to their guns when PennEast comes back repeatedly with de
DEP wants more information from PennEast
The Morning Call / Posted 19 days ago
is DEP going to stick to their guns when PennEast comes back repeatedly with deficient materials, which I'm anticipating?" Lower Saucon Township Councilwoman Priscilla deLeon, an opponent of the pipeline, said the state's letter echoed township... Read more
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The Morning Call
DEP wants more information from PennEastis DEP going to stick to their guns when PennEast comes back repeatedly with de
DEP wants more information from PennEast
The Morning Call / Posted 19 days ago
is DEP going to stick to their guns when PennEast comes back repeatedly with deficient materials, which I'm anticipating?" Lower Saucon Township Councilwoman Priscilla deLeon, an opponent of the pipeline, said the state's letter echoed township... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
NETCAST for ThursdayLower Saucon Township has decided to recast the name and redefine the job descr
NETCAST for Thursday
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 19 days ago
Lower Saucon Township has decided to recast the name and redefine the job description of its former assistant township manager’s position; the new position will be called "assistant to the township manager" and will include more human resources... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
LIVE: 71st anniversary of liberation of concentration campsLower Saucon Township has decided to recast the name and redefine the job descr
LIVE: 71st anniversary of liberation of concentration camps
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 19 days ago
Lower Saucon Township has decided to recast the name and redefine the job description of its former assistant township manager’s position; the new position will be called "assistant to the township manager" and will include more human resources... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Lower Saucon redefines township’s assistant manager positionLower Saucon Township has decided to recast the name and redefine the job descr
Lower Saucon redefines township’s assistant manager position
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 20 days ago
Lower Saucon Township has decided to recast the name and redefine the job description of its former assistant township manager’s position; the new position will be called "assistant to the township manager" and will include more human resources... Read more
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The Express-Times
See how Sands Casino revenue is helping fight Lehigh Valley crimea full-time police officer. $50,633 to Hanover Township for a Ford Police Inte
See how Sands Casino revenue is helping fight Lehigh Valley crime
The Express-Times / Posted 20 days ago
a full-time police officer. $50,633 to Hanover Township for a Ford Police Interceptor Utility. $164,777 to Hellertown and Lower Saucon Township for Dewey Fire Co. No. 1 to buy a new ambulance. $105,438 to Lower Saucon Township for a police... Read more
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The Express-Times
Cause of death released for woman found dead after fireThe death of a Lower Saucon Township homeowner found dead after a fire in Febru
Cause of death released for woman found dead after fire
The Express-Times / Posted 21 days ago
The death of a Lower Saucon Township homeowner found dead after a fire in February has been ruled accidental, Northampton County Coroner Zachary Lysek said Tuesday. Eleanor Loughran, 68, died of carbon monoxide toxicity and smoke inhalation Feb. 18... Read more
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The Morning Call
Rt. 412 construction never-ending jobproject is an embarrassment for the American workers and the responsible lead m
Rt. 412 construction never-ending job
The Morning Call / Posted 21 days ago
project is an embarrassment for the American workers and the responsible lead managers should be ashamed. Erecting the Mexican wall should possibly be postponed to utilize help to complete this never-ending job. Jens Laur Lower Saucon... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lower Saucon Township add officer to the ranksLOWER SAUCON TOWNSHIP — Lower Saucon Township has added a part-time police offi
Lower Saucon Township add officer to the ranks
The Morning Call / Posted 21 days ago
LOWER SAUCON TOWNSHIP — Lower Saucon Township has added a part-time police officer to the ranks. John Krchnavy of Hellertown was sworn in at a ceremony Tuesday. He is a graduate of Liberty High School and the Montgomery County Police... Read more
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The Morning Call
Coroner: Woman died from smoke inhalation in accidental fireLOWER SAUCON TOWNSHIP — The Northampton County Coroner's office released inform
Coroner: Woman died from smoke inhalation in accidental fire
The Morning Call / Posted 21 days ago
LOWER SAUCON TOWNSHIP — The Northampton County Coroner's office released information Tuesday about a Lower Saucon Township woman who died in February in a house fire. Eleanor Loughran, 68, died Feb. 18 from smoke inhalation and her death was ruled... Read more
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NJ.com
N.J. men arrested with cocaine, heroin, pills in Pennsylvania: reportpossession with the intent to deliver drugs, and possession of drug paraphernal
N.J. men arrested with cocaine, heroin, pills in Pennsylvania: report
NJ.com / Posted 21 days ago
possession with the intent to deliver drugs, and possession of drug paraphernalia when they were arrested on April 16 in Lower Saucon Township, LehighValleyLive reported. At about 1:30 a.m., state police officers pulled over the black BMW Mota... Read more
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The Express-Times
Was teen sickened by vaporized Xanax or shots and pot?got sick and passed out after ingesting intoxicants, Sean Heiserman and Lindsay
Was teen sickened by vaporized Xanax or shots and pot?
The Express-Times / Posted 21 days ago
got sick and passed out after ingesting intoxicants, Sean Heiserman and Lindsay Conrad blamed a 19-year-old man, Lower Saucon Township police report. The pair, who live in the 1500 block of East Raders Lane in the township, reported that... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Cat injured by possible gunshot in Lower SauconA cat belonging to a Lower Saucon Township resident may have been shot, accordi
Cat injured by possible gunshot in Lower Saucon
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 22 days ago
A cat belonging to a Lower Saucon Township resident may have been shot, according to township police. At 5:15 p.m. Thursday, a resident who lives in the 2100 block of Skyline Drive reported to police that her injured cat had returned home after... Read more
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The Express-Times
Crack, cocaine, heroin seized in Lower Saucon traffic stopshortly after 1:30 a.m. April 16 stopped a 2001 black BMW being driven by Jose
Crack, cocaine, heroin seized in Lower Saucon traffic stop
The Express-Times / Posted 23 days ago
shortly after 1:30 a.m. April 16 stopped a 2001 black BMW being driven by Jose Mota Jr., 30, of Jersey City on I-78 east in Lower Saucon Township. Officers said several criminal indicators were observed and a state police drug K-9 unit was called... Read more
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The Morning Call
Younger voters may be fooled by Sanders' socialist ideasachievement. In a socialistic society, what one person received without workin
Younger voters may be fooled by Sanders' socialist ideas
The Morning Call / Posted 24 days ago
achievement. In a socialistic society, what one person received without working for, another person must work for without receiving. That is not my America. Is it yours? May God continue to bless America. Rebecca A. Kesselring Lower Saucon Towns... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehigh Valley news in brief: Monroe, Pike master gardeners workshopMay 9-13. Session 1 is June 21 through July 15 and Session 2 is July 18 through
Lehigh Valley news in brief: Monroe, Pike master gardeners workshop
The Morning Call / Posted 24 days ago
May 9-13. Session 1 is June 21 through July 15 and Session 2 is July 18 through Aug. 12. You must have proof that you are a Lower Saucon Township resident to be eligible for the program. For information, call 610-838-0722. NCC offers free math... Read more
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The Morning Call
Medicine adapts to end-of-life careworkers, and trained chaplains. We also have new improved drugs to help ease ou
Medicine adapts to end-of-life care
The Morning Call / Posted 25 days ago
workers, and trained chaplains. We also have new improved drugs to help ease our anxiety and pain. God willing, we are going to get this right. We have finally come to learn the importance of a good death. Robert C. Hunsicker Lower Saucon Town... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Popular restaurant in Hellertown set to closesame food. "I have to say the pizza and we always loved that fish that's hangi
Popular restaurant in Hellertown set to close
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 25 days ago
same food. "I have to say the pizza and we always loved that fish that's hanging on the wall," said Becky Phetsavanh from Lower Saucon Township. "As kids, we were always like, 'Look at the fish, Mom. Mom, we want to sit by the fish.'" Since the... Read more
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The Express-Times
Pet cat possibly shot in mouth, police sayA pet cat returned home in Lower Saucon Township with a suspected gunshot wound
Pet cat possibly shot in mouth, police say
The Express-Times / Posted 25 days ago
A pet cat returned home in Lower Saucon Township with a suspected gunshot wound, police said Thursday night. The cat's owner, 44-year-old Sarah Ecker, told township police about 5:15 p.m. Thursday the cat had been outside for some time when it... Read more
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The Brown and White
Find out where to unload old prescription drugs SaturdayBethlehem Police Department.Northampton County Bath Drug, 310 S. Walnut St., B
Find out where to unload old prescription drugs Saturday
The Brown and White / Posted 26 days ago
Bethlehem Police Department.Northampton County Bath Drug, 310 S. Walnut St., Bath, Colonial Regional Police Department. Lower Saucon Township Police Department, 3700 Old Philadelphia Pike, Lower Saucon Township. Giant, 859 Nazareth Pike (Route... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Lower Saucon Township woman attacked by rabid catA Lower Saucon Township woman is recovering after authorities say she was attac
Lower Saucon Township woman attacked by rabid cat
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 26 days ago
A Lower Saucon Township woman is recovering after authorities say she was attacked by a rabid cat. The incident happened last week on the 2500 block of Wassergrass Road. Police say a woman was attacked by a stray cat that tested positive for... Read more
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The Express-Times
Stray cat had rabies, Lower Saucon police sayA stray cat that attacked a female victim last week in Lower Saucon Township te
Stray cat had rabies, Lower Saucon police say
The Express-Times / Posted 27 days ago
A stray cat that attacked a female victim last week in Lower Saucon Township tested positive for rabies, township police said Wednesday. Officers responded Friday to the reported attack in the 2500 block of Wassergass Road. Police captured the cat... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lower Saucon Township woman attacked by rabid catLower Saucon Township police say a stray cat that attacked a township resident
Lower Saucon Township woman attacked by rabid cat
The Morning Call / Posted 27 days ago
Lower Saucon Township police say a stray cat that attacked a township resident tested positive for rabies. Authorities say the cat attacked a woman in the 2500 block of Wassergass Road on Friday. Police managed to capture the animal, which they... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lower Saucon fire companies spark discussionLOWER SAUCON TOWNSHIP — Firefighters and several council members in Lower Sauco
Lower Saucon fire companies spark discussion
The Morning Call / Posted 1 months ago
LOWER SAUCON TOWNSHIP — Firefighters and several council members in Lower Saucon Township clashed Wednesday over several matters involving two of the township's fire companies, including the radio call number "16" and their name. The somewhat heated... Read more

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