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The Lewistown Sentinel
McGinty, Toomey tangle in victory speechesCounty Commissioner Josh Shapiro defeated two prosecutors, Allegheny County Dis
McGinty, Toomey tangle in victory speeches
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 8 hours ago
County Commissioner Josh Shapiro defeated two prosecutors, Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala and Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli, in Tuesday's primary election. He'll take on the Republican victor,... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
The Latest: McGinty, Toomey tangle in victory speechesCounty Commissioner Josh Shapiro defeated two prosecutors, Allegheny County Dis
The Latest: McGinty, Toomey tangle in victory speeches
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 8 hours ago
County Commissioner Josh Shapiro defeated two prosecutors, Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala and Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli, in Tuesday's primary election. He'll take on the Republican victor,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Democrat Joanne Jackson may face Republican Justin Simmons this fall over 131st state House seatreceived approximately Democratic 900 write-in votes in the 137th District, acc
Democrat Joanne Jackson may face Republican Justin Simmons this fall over 131st state House seat
The Morning Call / Posted 12 hours ago
received approximately Democratic 900 write-in votes in the 137th District, according to Matt Munsey, chairman of the Northampton County Democratic Party. If the results are verified Mattei, a retired New Jersey state trooper, would face... Read more
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The Express-Times
Blogger demands resignations over Nazareth mayor's theft chargeserved as president of the Vigilance Hose Co. from 1987 to 2013. On Jan. 21, St
Blogger demands resignations over Nazareth mayor's theft charge
The Express-Times / Posted 14 hours ago
served as president of the Vigilance Hose Co. from 1987 to 2013. On Jan. 21, Strye allegedly admitted before a Northampton County grand jury to falsifying records and keeping cash from gambling games at the social club. The case is... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Popular restaurant in Hellertown set to closeIt's the end of the road for Matey's Crossroads Hotel in Hellertown, Northampto
Popular restaurant in Hellertown set to close
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 14 hours ago
It's the end of the road for Matey's Crossroads Hotel in Hellertown, Northampton County. The popular eatery will be closing its doors in just over a week, so loyal customers are flocking in to grab one last cheesesteak while they still can. The... Read more
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Times News
Banquet held to honor scholar-wrestlersawards, announced at Sunday’s annual banquet at the Best Western Hotel and Conf
Banquet held to honor scholar-wrestlers
Times News / Posted 16 hours ago
awards, announced at Sunday’s annual banquet at the Best Western Hotel and Conference Center in Hanover Township, Northampton County, were selected by a panel from senior athletes nominated by their coaches and schools. Lehighton’s Tegan... Read more
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The Express-Times
Community service for trespassing Lehigh U. football playersof criminal trespass will be wiped from each player's criminal record, accordin
Community service for trespassing Lehigh U. football players
The Express-Times / Posted 16 hours ago
of criminal trespass will be wiped from each player's criminal record, according to the sentences handed down Friday by Northampton County Judge Samuel Murray. Murray ordered each player to perform 30 hours of community service in the next 12... Read more
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The Express-Times
Services set for Phillipsburg man killed in Rt. 611 crashhis injuries at Easton Hospital. Graner, of the 1000 block of South Main Stree
Services set for Phillipsburg man killed in Rt. 611 crash
The Express-Times / Posted 16 hours ago
his injuries at Easton Hospital. Graner, of the 1000 block of South Main Street, died of blunt force trauma, according to Northampton County Coroner Zachary Lysek. His death was ruled accidental. Graner worked at Willow Grove Paving in... Read more
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The Morning Call
Six Lehigh football players get ARD for off-campus incidentwill allow them to avoid a criminal record. In permitting the men into Acceler
Six Lehigh football players get ARD for off-campus incident
The Morning Call / Posted 17 hours ago
will allow them to avoid a criminal record. In permitting the men into Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition, or ARD, Northampton County Judge Samuel Murray took pains to stress that his decision had nothing to do with athletics. Rather, the... Read more
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The Express-Times
Prison, deportation for man who molested 8-oldthe girl multiple times over a three-month period in 2011. He was sentenced to
Prison, deportation for man who molested 8-old
The Express-Times / Posted 18 hours ago
the girl multiple times over a three-month period in 2011. He was sentenced to one to two years in state prison by Northampton County Judge Anthony Beltrami. Assistant District Attorney Anthony Casola struck the deal for that sentence... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Lawyer: Hole in wall burglary was 'crime of stupidity'home by cutting a hole in the wall between his basement and the neighbor's. Pu
Lawyer: Hole in wall burglary was 'crime of stupidity'
KXXV Waco / Posted 20 hours ago
home by cutting a hole in the wall between his basement and the neighbor's. Public defender Anthony Rybak told a Northampton County judge he didn't see how anyone could think he'd get away with such a crime. The (Allentown) Morning Call... Read more
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The Morning Call
Blogger blasts Nazareth council over mayor's arrestmachines and games of chance at the fire company from 1987 to 2013, when he was
Blogger blasts Nazareth council over mayor's arrest
The Morning Call / Posted 20 hours ago
machines and games of chance at the fire company from 1987 to 2013, when he was president of the social club. According to Northampton County Court records, on Jan. 21, Strye admitted before a county grand jury that he falsified records from... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Lawyer: Hole in wall burglary was 'crime of stupidity'home by cutting a hole in the wall between his basement and the neighbor's. Pu
Lawyer: Hole in wall burglary was 'crime of stupidity'
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 20 hours ago
home by cutting a hole in the wall between his basement and the neighbor's. Public defender Anthony Rybak told a Northampton County judge he didn't see how anyone could think he'd get away with such a crime. The (Allentown) Morning Call... Read more
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The Brown and White
'Feelings of insecurity' fueled decision to download child porn, attorney saysdownload child pornography, according to his attorney. "I feel like a jerk," t
'Feelings of insecurity' fueled decision to download child porn, attorney says
The Brown and White / Posted 21 hours ago
download child pornography, according to his attorney. "I feel like a jerk," the 29-year-old Palmer Township resident told Northampton County Senior Judge Leonard Zito. Zito didn't heed defense attorney Eleanor Breslin's recommendation for... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Lawyer: Hole in wall burglary was 'crime of stupidity'home by cutting a hole in the wall between his basement and the neighbor's. Pu
Lawyer: Hole in wall burglary was 'crime of stupidity'
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 21 hours ago
home by cutting a hole in the wall between his basement and the neighbor's. Public defender Anthony Rybak told a Northampton County judge he didn't see how anyone could think he'd get away with such a crime. The (Allentown) Morning Call... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Hole in wall burglary was 'crime of stupidity'home by cutting a hole in the wall between his basement and the neighbor's. Pu
Hole in wall burglary was 'crime of stupidity'
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 21 hours ago
home by cutting a hole in the wall between his basement and the neighbor's. Public defender Anthony Rybak told a Northampton County judge he didn't see how anyone could think he'd get away with such a crime. The (Allentown) Morning Call... Read more
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The Express-Times
Alleged cocaine dealer: 'I am not a junkie'Services to determine if a 10 percent option would be allowed. Either way, it w
Alleged cocaine dealer: 'I am not a junkie'
The Express-Times / Posted 21 hours ago
Services to determine if a 10 percent option would be allowed. Either way, it would cost him at least $7,000 to get out of Northampton County Prison, Grifo told him. Saying he'd never failed to appear in court, he told the judge, "I don't have... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Easton Police arrest 2 in drug raidsEarly morning drug raids in Northampton County resulted in the arrests of two m
Easton Police arrest 2 in drug raids
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 21 hours ago
Early morning drug raids in Northampton County resulted in the arrests of two men. The first occurred at about 6 a.m. Friday, when authorities executed a search warrant in the 400 block of Arlington Street in Palmer Township. Police arrested Joseph... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Bethlehem man arrested after pointing gun at girlfriendand terroristic threats. District Judge Douglas Schlegel arraigned Ennis Wedne
Bethlehem man arrested after pointing gun at girlfriend
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 22 hours ago
and terroristic threats. District Judge Douglas Schlegel arraigned Ennis Wednesday morning, setting bail at $75,000 which he failed to post. He was sent to Northampton County Prison to await a preliminary hearing tentatively scheduled for... Read more
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The Morning Call
New jazz festival announced for this summer at Bethlehem Ice Rinkpublic, and food and beverages will be sold. The festival is being partially f
New jazz festival announced for this summer at Bethlehem Ice Rink
The Morning Call / Posted 23 hours ago
public, and food and beverages will be sold. The festival is being partially funded with a $3,000 tourism grant awarded by Northampton County Council. The event is being billed as the first of what will become an annual run. Acts will be offed on... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Lawyer: Hole in wall burglary was 'crime of stupidity'home by cutting a hole in the wall between his basement and the neighbor's. Pu
Lawyer: Hole in wall burglary was 'crime of stupidity'
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 23 hours ago
home by cutting a hole in the wall between his basement and the neighbor's. Public defender Anthony Rybak told a Northampton County judge he didn't see how anyone could think he'd get away with such a crime. The (Allentown) Morning Call... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Lawyer: Hole in wall burglary was 'crime of stupidity'home by cutting a hole in the wall between his basement and the neighbor's. Pu
Lawyer: Hole in wall burglary was 'crime of stupidity'
FOX Carolina / Posted yesterday
home by cutting a hole in the wall between his basement and the neighbor's. Public defender Anthony Rybak told a Northampton County judge he didn't see how anyone could think he'd get away with such a crime. The (Allentown) Morning Call... Read more
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The Express-Times
Easton police drug raids in Palmer, Wilson net 2 suspectsrental properties. Neither landlord -- Thomas and Melany Rooks and Julio Quinto
Easton police drug raids in Palmer, Wilson net 2 suspects
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
rental properties. Neither landlord -- Thomas and Melany Rooks and Julio Quinto -- could immediately be reached for more information. City police were assisted by the Northampton County Drug Task Force and police from Palmer and Wilson, Gerould sa... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Lawyer: Hole in wall burglary was 'crime of stupidity'home by cutting a hole in the wall between his basement and the neighbor's. Pu
Lawyer: Hole in wall burglary was 'crime of stupidity'
KX TV North Dakota / Posted yesterday
home by cutting a hole in the wall between his basement and the neighbor's. Public defender Anthony Rybak told a Northampton County judge he didn't see how anyone could think he'd get away with such a crime. The (Allentown) Morning Call... Read more
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The Morning Call
April 29, 2016of the Bethlehem Catholic JV team work on identifying specimens at the Wildlife
April 29, 2016
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
of the Bethlehem Catholic JV team work on identifying specimens at the Wildlife station during the 2016 Envirothon. The Northampton County Conservation District held its annual Envirothon at Louise Moore County Park in Bethlehem Township on... Read more
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The Morning Call
Easton man tossed heroin out car window before arrest, police sayEASTON – A city man is in Northampton County Prison tonight after police said h
Easton man tossed heroin out car window before arrest, police say
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
EASTON – A city man is in Northampton County Prison tonight after police said he flung heroin out of his car window on Route 22. Authorities said they learned Sharod Brown, 34, was transporting heroin in the area Thursday. Police found him driving... Read more
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The Express-Times
Heroin dealer ditches drugs, cash on Route 22, Easton police sayto criminal use of a communication facility for allegedly using his phone to se
Heroin dealer ditches drugs, cash on Route 22, Easton police say
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
to criminal use of a communication facility for allegedly using his phone to set up the drug sale. Grifo sent him to Northampton County Prison in lieu of $50,000 bail and said she would permit bail of 10 percent of that amount if recommended... Read more
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The Express-Times
Noise complaint leads police to man wanted in New Jerseyhe had an outstanding warrant out of Somerset County, New Jersey. Court record
Noise complaint leads police to man wanted in New Jersey
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
he had an outstanding warrant out of Somerset County, New Jersey. Court records said Chapman's warrant was for a possession of a synthetic cannabinoid. Chapman was arraigned and taken to Northampton County Prison on a fugitive from justice ch... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Storms could affect parts of Hampton Roads and Northeastern NC tonighton this Thursday evening. The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thu
Storms could affect parts of Hampton Roads and Northeastern NC tonight
WTKR Norfolk / Posted yesterday
on this Thursday evening. The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Greensville County and Northampton County (NC) until 11 p.m. tonight. Any storms that develop have the potential to produce heavy rain, flooding,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bethlehem councilwoman draws attention to domestic abusehe later grabbed her by the neck and chipped her front tooth, according to cour
Bethlehem councilwoman draws attention to domestic abuse
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
he later grabbed her by the neck and chipped her front tooth, according to court records. Dipini Prado was released from Northampton County Prison Tuesday on $5,000 bail. A judge Monday granted Dipini-Negron a temporary protection-from-abuse... Read more
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The Express-Times
2 allegedly had meth when parole officers visited homesaid. Williams was taken to Monroe County prison for the alleged parole violat
2 allegedly had meth when parole officers visited home
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
said. Williams was taken to Monroe County prison for the alleged parole violation while Lapenna was arraigned on Wednesday and sent to Northampton County Prison in lieu of bail. Online records show Williams has since been released from the pr... Read more
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The Express-Times
Victimized councilwoman speaks out on domestic violenceand harassment. He was arraigned Monday morning before on-call District Judge D
Victimized councilwoman speaks out on domestic violence
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
and harassment. He was arraigned Monday morning before on-call District Judge Douglas Schlegel and initially sent to Northampton County Prison in lieu of $5,000 bail. At the recommendation of Northampton County Pre-Trial Services, bail was... Read more
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The Morning Call
Easton's Sigal Museum afraid lack of parking will drive away volunteersfarming implements and colonial furniture, according to the museum's website.
Easton's Sigal Museum afraid lack of parking will drive away volunteers
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
farming implements and colonial furniture, according to the museum's website. It is one of four museums operated by the Northampton County Historical & Genealogical Society in Easton. In addition to the exhibits, the Sigal Museum is also home to... Read more
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The Morning Call
P.J. Whelihan's drops expansion plans for Broadway locationknown for its chicken wings. Among its 13 restaurants are two in South Whitehal
P.J. Whelihan's drops expansion plans for Broadway location
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
known for its chicken wings. Among its 13 restaurants are two in South Whitehall Township and one in Hanover Township, Northampton County. "We do have a couple of things in the works," said Fris of P.J. Whelihan's Lehigh Valley presence, but... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bethlehem man gets 1-2 years for armed robberyman who participated in an armed robbery at the Marvine-Pembroke housing develo
Bethlehem man gets 1-2 years for armed robbery
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
man who participated in an armed robbery at the Marvine-Pembroke housing development will spend one to two years in Northampton County Prison, the same sentence as his two co-defendants. On Thursday, 21-year-old Richard D. Decaires became... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Police make latest arrest in phony check scamAuthorities in Northampton County arrested an Easton man for his role in forgin
Police make latest arrest in phony check scam
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
Authorities in Northampton County arrested an Easton man for his role in forging more than $3,000 in payroll checks. Police arrested Shaquille “Streets” Burke, of the 500 block of Valley Street, early Thursday morning. Authorities allege he and two... Read more
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The Express-Times
Prison for man who left cocaine within reach of 4-oldRicardo Sylvester was sentenced to 10 months to two years in Northampton County
Prison for man who left cocaine within reach of 4-old
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
Ricardo Sylvester was sentenced to 10 months to two years in Northampton County Prison. Northampton County Judge Michael Koury's sentence includes three years of probation once the 32-year-old Newark man's parole ends. Sylvester was under... Read more
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The Express-Times
'I think it wrecked his life,' lawyer says of client's robberyThe 21-year-old Bethlehem man was sentenced Thursday to one to two years in Nor
'I think it wrecked his life,' lawyer says of client's robbery
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
The 21-year-old Bethlehem man was sentenced Thursday to one to two years in Northampton County Prison followed by three years of probation. "This is really a tragedy," said defense attorney Brian Monahan. "There's no reason for it and I think it... Read more
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The Morning Call
Friend: All forgiven in DUI accident that seriously injured himThe two friends embraced Thursday in a Northampton County courtroom, one a drun
Friend: All forgiven in DUI accident that seriously injured him
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
The two friends embraced Thursday in a Northampton County courtroom, one a drunken driver who flipped his car while going more than 100 mph, the other his passenger and victim. Brian M. Corriere said he is sorry for what he put Matthew Turko and... Read more
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Times News
Trial ordered in death of 17-month-oldin his care choked on a hot dog has been ordered to stand trial on charges that
Trial ordered in death of 17-month-old
Times News / Posted yesterday
in his care choked on a hot dog has been ordered to stand trial on charges that he killed her by fracturing her skull. Northampton County District Judge Robert Hawke on Wednesday sent the homicide charge against 32-year-old Gary Foley Jr. to... Read more
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The Brown and White
Driver charged with fatal DUI crash allowed out of prison for treatmentman charged with killing a young father from Easton during a DUI crash got a te
Driver charged with fatal DUI crash allowed out of prison for treatment
The Brown and White / Posted yesterday
man charged with killing a young father from Easton during a DUI crash got a temporary reprieve from prison Thursday. Northampton County Judge Craig Dally allowed 36-year-old Daniel Braeunig to enroll Monday in an inpatient alcohol treatment... Read more
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The Morning Call
Have Met-Ed? Your electric bill could be going upof Met-Ed, filed those plans with the PUC on Thursday. Met-Ed, which has a serv
Have Met-Ed? Your electric bill could be going up
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
of Met-Ed, filed those plans with the PUC on Thursday. Met-Ed, which has a service area that includes eastern and northern Northampton County, as well as parts of northern Bucks County and northwestern Lehigh County, has requested an increase of... Read more
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The Morning Call
Pair found by parole officers with pot in Wind Gap, police saypossession, police said. Williams was taken to Monroe County prison for a paro
Pair found by parole officers with pot in Wind Gap, police say
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
possession, police said. Williams was taken to Monroe County prison for a parole violation while Lapenna was sent to Northampton County prison on $10,000 bail. Last year Williams pleaded guilty to drug possession, theft and criminal... Read more
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The Brown and White
Powerball rolling up a big number againlottery said. The next drawing is Saturday night and it's been nearly two mont
Powerball rolling up a big number again
The Brown and White / Posted 2 days ago
lottery said. The next drawing is Saturday night and it's been nearly two months without a big winner. No one's hit since Northampton County District Judge James Stocklas and two others shared a $291 million jackpot on March 2 on a ticket bought... Read more
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The Express-Times
Secret to 70-year marriage: 'We did what we wanted to do'celebrate their milestone Wednesday night during a dinner with friends at the H
Secret to 70-year marriage: 'We did what we wanted to do'
The Express-Times / Posted 2 days ago
celebrate their milestone Wednesday night during a dinner with friends at the Hanoverville Roadhouse in Hanover Township, Northampton County. So many years later, the couple get delight from memories of their wedding day but sadness in the harsh... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Luzerne Co. numbers highest for TrumpBonkoski, a Trump candidate from Schuylkill County, was second with 23,594 vote
Luzerne Co. numbers highest for Trump
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Bonkoski, a Trump candidate from Schuylkill County, was second with 23,594 votes. Gloria Lee Snover, a Trump supporter from Northampton County, was third with 20,335 votes. Mary Beth Dougherty, an uncommitted candidate from Schuylkill, was fourth... Read more
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The Morning Call
Plans to restore Rock Church property in Easton and search for new Easton City administrator progressof 40 code violations and ordered to pay $8,325 in fines and court costs. The c
Plans to restore Rock Church property in Easton and search for new Easton City administrator progress
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
of 40 code violations and ordered to pay $8,325 in fines and court costs. The church appealed and the case ended up before Northampton County Judge Kimberly McFadden, who set a timeline last month in an effort to help church and city officials move... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehigh County agrees to extend LNAA charter 35 yearswash and other infrastructure at the site. The authority originally requested
Lehigh County agrees to extend LNAA charter 35 years
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
wash and other infrastructure at the site. The authority originally requested a 50-year extension, but commissioners and Northampton County Council members balked at the proposal during a rare joint meeting in January. Council members and... Read more
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TribLIVE
Best cleanup candidate expected to win Pennsylvania AG race$1.6 million through the beginning of April to fight off Allegheny County Distr
Best cleanup candidate expected to win Pennsylvania AG race
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
$1.6 million through the beginning of April to fight off Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala Jr. and Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli. By comparison, Rafferty spent only about $121,000 fighting off his... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Northampton County couple charged in toddler's death will face trialA Northampton County couple charged in a 17-month-old child's death will face t
Northampton County couple charged in toddler's death will face trial
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
A Northampton County couple charged in a 17-month-old child's death will face trial. Charges against Heather Surget and Gary Foley were held for court Wednesday. Police say Surget's daughter was in Foley's care when he called 911 from a home in... Read more
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