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The Morning Call
Lower Saucon Township Council approves southeastern landfill expansionLOWER SAUCON TOWNSHIP — Lower Saucon Township Council approved the expansion of
Lower Saucon Township Council approves southeastern landfill expansion
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
LOWER SAUCON TOWNSHIP — Lower Saucon Township Council approved the expansion of the IESI Bethlehem Landfill, marking the last official sign-off needed from the township. Council voted 4-1 for the expansion plans, also known as the southeastern... Read more
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The Morning Call
No tax hike for eighth straight year in Saucon Valley School DistrictLOWER SAUCON TOWNSHIP — There will be no property tax increase in the Saucon Va
No tax hike for eighth straight year in Saucon Valley School District
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
LOWER SAUCON TOWNSHIP — There will be no property tax increase in the Saucon Valley School District for the eighth consecutive year. The school board voted Tuesday night to adopt a $45.4 million budget that keeps the real estate tax rate at 51.74... Read more
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The Express-Times
Cops allegedly find crack on sleeping driver blocking road with carA woman found sleeping in a car had crack on her and was high on cocaine and ma
Cops allegedly find crack on sleeping driver blocking road with car
The Express-Times / Posted 10 days ago
A woman found sleeping in a car had crack on her and was high on cocaine and marijuana at the time, according to Lower Saucon Township police. Melina Miller, of Ottsville, Pennsylvania, was arrested at 8:38 a.m. May 14 after being found in a car... Read more
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The Express-Times
2 tractor-trailers crash on i-78, traffic slowedthe trucks, authorities report. There were injuries reported by no one was tra
2 tractor-trailers crash on i-78, traffic slowed
The Express-Times / Posted 11 days ago
the trucks, authorities report. There were injuries reported by no one was transported to a hospital by 6:15 a.m. in the Lower Saucon Township crash, a Northampton County emergency dispatch supervisor said. The crash was at miler marker 69.5,... Read more
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The Express-Times
Dead tree cuts power in West Bethlehem, official saysfor PPL and FirstEnergy's Met-Ed. However, Met-Ed was reporting 969 customers
Dead tree cuts power in West Bethlehem, official says
The Express-Times / Posted 12 days ago
for PPL and FirstEnergy's Met-Ed. However, Met-Ed was reporting 969 customers without service in the area of Route 412 in Lower Saucon Township due to a tripped breaker or blown fuse. Crews were on site working to restore power by 8:30 p.m.... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
69 News "Week in Review"screams filled a school bus on I-78. Officials said five students sustained mi
69 News "Week in Review"
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 12 days ago
screams filled a school bus on I-78. Officials said five students sustained minor injuries in the crash on I-78 West in Lower Saucon Township, Northampton County. The students were from Wayne Valley High School in N.J. and were headed to Dorney... Read more
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The Morning Call
Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residentsand Lorillie Soleta of Allentown, Lehigh Valley Community Foundation/Delphine Q
Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residents
The Morning Call / Posted 12 days ago
and Lorillie Soleta of Allentown, Lehigh Valley Community Foundation/Delphine Quinn Scholarship. Meghan Altemose of Lower Saucon Township, a sophomore at Saucon Valley High School, has been recognized as a national finalist in the Classical... Read more
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The Express-Times
Teen boy, 3 friends steal swords from boy's dad, police saythree friends are facing criminal charges for allegedly stealing three swords a
Teen boy, 3 friends steal swords from boy's dad, police say
The Express-Times / Posted 14 days ago
three friends are facing criminal charges for allegedly stealing three swords and a walking stick from the teen's father. Lower Saucon Township police said the boys -- the 16-year-old, two 14-year-olds and a 12-year-old -- stole the items Tuesday... Read more
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The Morning Call
Putting his stamp on the world: Retired Bethlehem postal worker has hundred of pen palsHill, where they both worked for 25 cents an hour. They had a pretty house on
Putting his stamp on the world: Retired Bethlehem postal worker has hundred of pen pals
The Morning Call / Posted 15 days ago
Hill, where they both worked for 25 cents an hour. They had a pretty house on an acre of property in the Bingen section of Lower Saucon Township. Fritz painted a picture of it. Behind the house is a row of tall pine trees, which he bought for 12... Read more
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The Express-Times
Woman uses son's phone to call 911 when alleged attacker takes hersA Lower Saucon Township woman fled to her son's room, locked his door and used
Woman uses son's phone to call 911 when alleged attacker takes hers
The Express-Times / Posted 15 days ago
A Lower Saucon Township woman fled to her son's room, locked his door and used the boy's phone after her boyfriend attacked her, township police said. Michael Pacitti, of the 1900 block of Pine Court in the township, assaulted the woman Wednesday... Read more
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The Brown and White
Poll: What should be done to make Interstate 78 safer?Township. Then a school bus was sideswiped by a tractor trailer, which then hit
Poll: What should be done to make Interstate 78 safer?
The Brown and White / Posted 15 days ago
Township. Then a school bus was sideswiped by a tractor trailer, which then hit another tractor-trailer in a steep grade in Lower Saucon Township. Then a big rig rear-ended another and caught on fire after the driver failed to stop for traffic... Read more
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The Brown and White
Interstate 78 needs a 'safety blitz'kids going to a senior class trip at Dorney Park begins to lose power on the we
Interstate 78 needs a 'safety blitz'
The Brown and White / Posted 15 days ago
kids going to a senior class trip at Dorney Park begins to lose power on the westbound upgrade of I-78 near Route 33 in Lower Saucon Township. When the driver tries to pull over from the middle lane, the bus is sideswiped by a tractor-trailer,... Read more
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The Express-Times
Lower Saucon officer bitten by loose dogA Lower Saucon Township police officer was bitten on the hand by a dog on the l
Lower Saucon officer bitten by loose dog
The Express-Times / Posted 16 days ago
A Lower Saucon Township police officer was bitten on the hand by a dog on the loose, the department said. Officers were called Tuesday morning to Wassergass and Lower Saucon roads for a report of a white dog running into traffic and causing a... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Crash involving bus, 2 tractor-trailers injuries 9police in Northampton County said said the bus was heading uphill in the westbo
Crash involving bus, 2 tractor-trailers injuries 9
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
police in Northampton County said said the bus was heading uphill in the westbound lanes of Interstate 78 in Lower Saucon Township shortly before 10:30 a.m. Tuesday when it "experienced unknown engine problems" and slowed... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Crash involving bus, 2 tractor-trailers injuries 8police in Northampton County said said the bus was heading uphill in the westbo
Crash involving bus, 2 tractor-trailers injuries 8
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
police in Northampton County said said the bus was heading uphill in the westbound lanes of Interstate 78 in Lower Saucon Township shortly before 10:30 a.m. Tuesday when it "experienced unknown engine problems" and slowed... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Crash involving bus, 2 tractor-trailers injuries 9police in Northampton County said said the bus was heading uphill in the westbo
Crash involving bus, 2 tractor-trailers injuries 9
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
police in Northampton County said said the bus was heading uphill in the westbound lanes of Interstate 78 in Lower Saucon Township shortly before 10:30 a.m. Tuesday when it "experienced unknown engine problems" and slowed... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Wayne Valley High School students suffer minor injuries in school bus collision with truckchain reaction crashes forced a shutdown of the highway for two hours, the poli
Wayne Valley High School students suffer minor injuries in school bus collision with truck
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 16 days ago
chain reaction crashes forced a shutdown of the highway for two hours, the police report said. Emergency responders from Lower Saucon Township in Pennsylvania transported students who suffered minor injuries to the hospital, school officials... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Several Wayne Valley High students suffer minor injuries in school bus collision with truckchain reaction crashes forced a shutdown of the highway for two hours, the poli
Several Wayne Valley High students suffer minor injuries in school bus collision with truck
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 16 days ago
chain reaction crashes forced a shutdown of the highway for two hours, the police report said. Emergency responders from Lower Saucon Township in Pennsylvania transported students who suffered minor injuries to the hospital, school officials... Read more
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FOX News
Crash involving school bus, 2 tractor-trailers injuries 9police in Northampton County said said the bus was heading uphill in the westbo
Crash involving school bus, 2 tractor-trailers injuries 9
FOX News / Posted 16 days ago
police in Northampton County said said the bus was heading uphill in the westbound lanes of Interstate 78 in Lower Saucon Township shortly before 10:30 a.m. Tuesday when it "experienced unknown engine problems" and slowed... Read more
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The Express-Times
Harrowing ride as rig sideswipes school bus on I-78on a year-end senior class trip. The crash happened about 10:30 a.m. as the bu
Harrowing ride as rig sideswipes school bus on I-78
The Express-Times / Posted 17 days ago
on a year-end senior class trip. The crash happened about 10:30 a.m. as the bus was westbound on I-78, near Route 33 in Lower Saucon Township, and decelerated on a hill as it experienced engine problems in the center lane of the three-lane... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Wayne Valley High School students suffer minor injuries when bus collides with tractor-trailershaking before the tractor-trailer hits the bus. Students can be heard screamin
Wayne Valley High School students suffer minor injuries when bus collides with tractor-trailer
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 17 days ago
shaking before the tractor-trailer hits the bus. Students can be heard screaming in the video. Emergency responders from Lower Saucon Township in Pennsylvania transported the students to the hospital, school officials said. The students who were... Read more
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The Express-Times
I-78 East shut just west of Lehigh due to 2 trucks on firetruck taking down wires that shut the highway in both directions on Upper Macun
I-78 East shut just west of Lehigh due to 2 trucks on fire
The Express-Times / Posted 17 days ago
truck taking down wires that shut the highway in both directions on Upper Macungie Township and two tractor-trailers and a school bus wrecking westbound near Route 33 in Lower Saucon Township, closing the road in that direction for more than an h... Read more
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The Express-Times
2 tractor-trailers and a school bus crash on I-78tractor-trailers and a school bus crashed about 10:25 a.m. Tuesday on Interstat
2 tractor-trailers and a school bus crash on I-78
The Express-Times / Posted 17 days ago
tractor-trailers and a school bus crashed about 10:25 a.m. Tuesday on Interstate 78 West near the Route 33 interchange in Lower Saucon Township, according to a Northampton County emergency dispatch supervisor. There were injuries, but it wasn't... Read more
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The Morning Call
Crash on I-78 involving school bus and tractor trailersLOWER SAUCON TOWNSHIP — Authorities are at the scene of a crash on Interstate 7
Crash on I-78 involving school bus and tractor trailers
The Morning Call / Posted 17 days ago
LOWER SAUCON TOWNSHIP — Authorities are at the scene of a crash on Interstate 78 involving two tractor trailers and a school bus in Lower Saucon Township. Around 10:30 a.m., Northampton County 911 dispatchers reported a crash involving the tractor... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Palmer Township eyes Nixle for emergency notificationsfrom severe weather to a fire, to the more mundane like a delayed garbage picku
Palmer Township eyes Nixle for emergency notifications
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 17 days ago
from severe weather to a fire, to the more mundane like a delayed garbage pickup. Forks Township, Bethlehem Township and Lower Saucon Township already have Nixle, and Easton is considering it. More than 8,000 fire and police departments,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Palmer Township plans to reopen part of Van Buren Roademail, voice messages, social media, and the Nixle mobile app." Already in use
Palmer Township plans to reopen part of Van Buren Road
The Morning Call / Posted 17 days ago
email, voice messages, social media, and the Nixle mobile app." Already in use in Bethlehem Township, Forks Township and Lower Saucon Township, Nixle can communicate emergency evacuations, severe weather threats, security threats and other safety... Read more
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The Morning Call
County Seat Spiritsfound at around a dozen regional restaurants, including Fegley's Brew Works in
County Seat Spirits
The Morning Call / Posted 20 days ago
found at around a dozen regional restaurants, including Fegley's Brew Works in Allentown and Bethlehem and Taps Tavern in Lower Saucon Township, as well as about 50 regional liquor stores. The drinks have grown in popularity, Heller-LaBelle says,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Housekeeper gets prison, stole 6-carat diamond ringhe said. "She recognizes the restitution is daunting, but she expects to pay,"
Housekeeper gets prison, stole 6-carat diamond ring
The Morning Call / Posted 21 days ago
he said. "She recognizes the restitution is daunting, but she expects to pay," Andres said. Earlier this week, Lacey Lynne Marsh, 24, of Danielsville was sentenced to a year's probation for her role in the Lower Saucon Township theft with... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Saucon Creek Arts Festival features local artistsFestival for the second year in a row. The event brings artists from the entir
Saucon Creek Arts Festival features local artists
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 21 days ago
Festival for the second year in a row. The event brings artists from the entire region to the Heller Homestead Park in Lower Saucon Township; the property has been part of the area's history for centuries. "Michael Heller lived in this house... Read more
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The Express-Times
Prison for maid who took $49K from Saucon Valley customers31, was living in Wind Gap at the time of her crimes but now lives with her par
Prison for maid who took $49K from Saucon Valley customers
The Express-Times / Posted 21 days ago
31, was living in Wind Gap at the time of her crimes but now lives with her parents in Bath. Three of the customers live in Lower Saucon Township and a fourth lives in Upper Saucon Township. The thefts were reported to police in December 2015 and... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Lower Saucon planning commission OK's expansion of landfill developmentLower Saucon Township Planning Commission Thursday evening recommended approval
Lower Saucon planning commission OK's expansion of landfill development
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 21 days ago
Lower Saucon Township Planning Commission Thursday evening recommended approval of IESI PA Bethlehem Landfill's preliminary final land development and site plan for Southeastern Realignment Land Development 6-acre expansion. A number of waivers were... Read more
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The Morning Call
IESI landfill Southeastern Alignment gets nod from planning commissionMembers of the Lower Saucon Township Planning Commission passed a six-acre expa
IESI landfill Southeastern Alignment gets nod from planning commission
The Morning Call / Posted 21 days ago
Members of the Lower Saucon Township Planning Commission passed a six-acre expansion at the township's landfill on to the township's council. The expansion, also known as the Southeastern Alignment, falls within a 201-acre site zoned for landfill.... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bethlehem man hurt as motorcyclist crashes on Lower Saucon hillA Bethlehem man was injured Saturday afternoon when he crashed his motorcycle o
Bethlehem man hurt as motorcyclist crashes on Lower Saucon hill
The Morning Call / Posted 21 days ago
A Bethlehem man was injured Saturday afternoon when he crashed his motorcycle on a hill in Lower Saucon Township, police said. Dylan R. Kovacs of Yeats Street was on Lower Saucon Road, cresting a hill at Greens Drive, at 4:30 p.m. when he crashed in... Read more
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The Brown and White
Central Catholic's Mattare wins Philadelphia Middle-Amateur titleLower Saucon Township native Matt Mattare prevailed in a four-hole aggregate pl
Central Catholic's Mattare wins Philadelphia Middle-Amateur title
The Brown and White / Posted 21 days ago
Lower Saucon Township native Matt Mattare prevailed in a four-hole aggregate playoff last week at Waynesborough Country Club to win the 33rd Golf Association of Philadelphia Middle-Amateur Championship presented by Callaway Golf. Mattare, a... Read more
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The Express-Times
Did you see anything suspicious on Valley View Road?Lower Saucon Township police are looking for the public's help in solving an at
Did you see anything suspicious on Valley View Road?
The Express-Times / Posted 22 days ago
Lower Saucon Township police are looking for the public's help in solving an attempted burglary Wednesday afternoon in the 2700 block of Valley View Road. Police responded at 4:05 p.m. to a burglar alarm and found evidence that someone tried to pry... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lower Saucon Township council discuss landfill quarterly reportLower Saucon Township council members approved sending a letter to the Departme
Lower Saucon Township council discuss landfill quarterly report
The Morning Call / Posted 22 days ago
Lower Saucon Township council members approved sending a letter to the Department of Environmental Protection about the IESI Bethlehem Landfill. Their approval came after township landfill consultant Jim Birdsall presented a quarterly report... Read more
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The Morning Call
Rooms to View House Tour: Peek inside Bethlehem's pastBethlehem Visitor Center, 505 Main St. A preview soiree featuring cocktails an
Rooms to View House Tour: Peek inside Bethlehem's past
The Morning Call / Posted 22 days ago
Bethlehem Visitor Center, 505 Main St. A preview soiree featuring cocktails and music by the Nancy Coletti Trio will be 6-9 p.m. Friday at 1803 Apple Tree Lane in Lower Saucon Township. Admission, $85, includes Saturday's house tour. — Ryan Kne... Read more
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The Express-Times
Man steals from parents and attacks mom, police sayA 32-year-old man stole a $980 from his parents and pulled his mother by the ar
Man steals from parents and attacks mom, police say
The Express-Times / Posted 23 days ago
A 32-year-old man stole a $980 from his parents and pulled his mother by the arm while yelling at her, Lower Saucon Township police report. Anthony Bass was already in Lehigh County Jail on a probation violation when township police charged him with... Read more
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The Express-Times
Beat the heat: Which Lehigh Valley pools and spray parks are open?Noon to 7 p.m. Township Community Center, 3660 Jacksonville Rd, Bethlehem Ope
Beat the heat: Which Lehigh Valley pools and spray parks are open?
The Express-Times / Posted 27 days ago
Noon to 7 p.m. Township Community Center, 3660 Jacksonville Rd, Bethlehem Opens June 11. Hours: 1-7 p.m. Hellertown/Lower Saucon Township Borough community pool at Dimmick Park, 575 Durham St., Hellertown Opens June 11. Hours: Noon-7... Read more
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The Express-Times
Tractor-trailers crashing in heavy rain create I-78 messin heavy rain about 3:30 a.m. Friday on Interstate 78 West a little more than t
Tractor-trailers crashing in heavy rain create I-78 mess
The Express-Times / Posted 28 days ago
in heavy rain about 3:30 a.m. Friday on Interstate 78 West a little more than two miles past the Route 33 interchange in Lower Saucon Township, Pennsylvania State Police report. The truck slid into a guardrail, then came to a rest partially in... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Crash closes I-78 West in Northampton CountyInterstate 78 at mile marker 68.7 around 3:30 a.m. Friday. The wreck snarled tr
Crash closes I-78 West in Northampton County
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 28 days ago
Interstate 78 at mile marker 68.7 around 3:30 a.m. Friday. The wreck snarled traffic for morning commuters. It happened in Lower Saucon Township when a tractor trailer slid due to the rain and struck a guardrail. When it came to rest, its trailer... Read more
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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 30 days 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 a month 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 1 months 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 1 months 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 1 months 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 1 months 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 1 months 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 1 months 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 1 months 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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