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The Brown and White
2 Easton fugitives arrested, sheriff's department reportsTwo wanted men were arrested on Friday and sent to Northampton County Prison on
2 Easton fugitives arrested, sheriff's department reports
The Brown and White / Posted 3 hours ago
Two wanted men were arrested on Friday and sent to Northampton County Prison on outstanding warrants, the county sheriff's department reports. The department acted as part of a U.S. Marshals task force, according to a news release. Arrested... Read more
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The Express-Times
What's special about Mount Bethel? Find out SundayThe northeast corner of Northampton County is home to several remarkable enviro
What's special about Mount Bethel? Find out Sunday
The Express-Times / Posted 11 hours ago
The northeast corner of Northampton County is home to several remarkable environmental landscapes. Ellen Lott, program manager with the Nature Conservancy, will give a presentation at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Slate Belt Museum, 2214 North Delaware Drive... Read more
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The Express-Times
Busy 1st week for new Slate Belt animal control officerIn her first week on the job, the Slate Belt animal control officer has worked
Busy 1st week for new Slate Belt animal control officer
The Express-Times / Posted 11 hours ago
In her first week on the job, the Slate Belt animal control officer has worked with police, teamed with the Northampton County dog warden and rounded up a few problem animals, including one that was involved in a dog bite incident in Bangor. The... Read more
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The Express-Times
Avoid hunger: Where to find food pantries, get free meals610-330-2200 Emergency: 911 Easton Area School District Contact: 610-250-240
Avoid hunger: Where to find food pantries, get free meals
The Express-Times / Posted 12 hours ago
610-330-2200 Emergency: 911 Easton Area School District Contact: 610-250-2400 www.eastonsd.org Northampton County Emergency Hotline 610-252-9060 Project of Easton Contact: 610-258-1100 Catholic Charities Contact:... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Tanker spill closes Route 512 in Hanover Twp. for hoursA chemical spill snarled traffic for hours this morning in Northampton County.
Tanker spill closes Route 512 in Hanover Twp. for hours
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
A chemical spill snarled traffic for hours this morning in Northampton County. And crews say the corrosive acid may have actually eaten through the road. The material, hydrochloric acid, is a byproduct from a company making liquid anesthesia. But... Read more
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The Morning Call
Court divides First Presbyterian of Bethlehem into two congregations until ownership dispute resolvedcongregations under one roof until a court weighs in on the question of propert
Court divides First Presbyterian of Bethlehem into two congregations until ownership dispute resolved
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
congregations under one roof until a court weighs in on the question of property ownership in October, according to a Northampton County court order handed down Friday afternoon. First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem is still expected to... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Fire damages homes across from Easton Area High Schoolthree homes Friday afternoon. Two alarms were struck for a fire in the unit bl
Fire damages homes across from Easton Area High School
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
three homes Friday afternoon. Two alarms were struck for a fire in the unit block of Craigie Street in Palmer Township, Northampton County around 2:45pm. This is across the street from Easton Area High School. Crews battled flames in a home... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehigh Valley Fourth of July fireworks and events 2016Poplar streets. Reading of the Declaration of Independence, Antebellum Marine B
Lehigh Valley Fourth of July fireworks and events 2016
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
Poplar streets. Reading of the Declaration of Independence, Antebellum Marine Band, the American Legion Color Guard, The Northampton County Militia, re-enacters from the Bachmann Players, house tours (9-10 a.m. and 11 a.m.-noon).... Read more
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The Morning Call
Northampton man gets seven years in state prison for string of burglariesEASTON – A Northampton man who helped steal more than $53,000 in tools and scra
Northampton man gets seven years in state prison for string of burglaries
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
EASTON – A Northampton man who helped steal more than $53,000 in tools and scrap metal from eight Northampton County properties will spend at least seven years in state prison. Daniel Drey Jr., 31, who has had a slew of criminal charges against him... Read more
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The Express-Times
Work underway to fix up Rock Church and propertiesgutters went up in recent weeks at the church at 20 N. Fifth St., according to
Work underway to fix up Rock Church and properties
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
gutters went up in recent weeks at the church at 20 N. Fifth St., according to its attorney, Kevin Santos. As a result, Northampton County Judge F.P. Kimberly McFadden agreed on Friday to throw out about eight of the 40 citations pending against... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Tanker spill closes Rt. 512 in Hanover Twp.; now openA tanker leak caused a road to be closed in Northampton County. Officials say i
Tanker spill closes Rt. 512 in Hanover Twp.; now open
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
A tanker leak caused a road to be closed in Northampton County. Officials say it was leaking Hydrochloric Acid, which began to eat away at the road. Crews shut down Route 512 between Highland Avenue north and Brodhead Road in Hanover Township around... Read more
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The Morning Call
Synchronoss expanding in Bethlehem but moving local engineers to New Jerseyin a 22,000-square-foot building on Valley Center Parkway at Lehigh Valley Indu
Synchronoss expanding in Bethlehem but moving local engineers to New Jersey
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
in a 22,000-square-foot building on Valley Center Parkway at Lehigh Valley Industrial Park IV in Hanover Township, Northampton County. At that time, the company employed 25 and planned to increase its local headcount to 100 by the end of... Read more
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The Express-Times
12-24 years for brutal beating of girlfriendmurder, aggravated assault, making terroristic threats and reckless endangermen
12-24 years for brutal beating of girlfriend
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
murder, aggravated assault, making terroristic threats and reckless endangerment. Palumbo was sentenced Thursday by Northampton County Judge Craig Dally. During a break in the trial, Waldron called Palumbo a "decorated athlete" who played... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehigh Valley Fourth of July fireworks and events 2016Poplar streets. Reading of the Declaration of Independence, Antebellum Marine B
Lehigh Valley Fourth of July fireworks and events 2016
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
Poplar streets. Reading of the Declaration of Independence, Antebellum Marine Band, the American Legion Color Guard, The Northampton County Militia, re-enacters from the Bachmann Players, house tours (9-10 a.m. and 11 a.m.-noon).... Read more
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The Express-Times
Meth addict sent to state prison for $53K in theftsrehabilitation efforts during his incarceration and free himself from what has
Meth addict sent to state prison for $53K in thefts
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
rehabilitation efforts during his incarceration and free himself from what has been a life of crime and drug abuse," said Northampton County Senior Judge Leonard Zito. Zito's prison sentence is followed by seven and a half years of probation. The... Read more
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The Express-Times
Acid spill diverts traffic in Northampton CountyA hydrochloric acid spill about 9:15 a.m. Friday shut Route 512 North at Brodhe
Acid spill diverts traffic in Northampton County
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
A hydrochloric acid spill about 9:15 a.m. Friday shut Route 512 North at Brodhead Road/Crawford Drive in Hanover Township, Northampton County, authorities report. The acid leaked from a tanker truck at the intersection, Northampton County Emergency... Read more
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The Brown and White
How police caught up with alleged drug store robbertried to handcuff her, Gerould said. Alonzo eventually made the arrest and Vans
How police caught up with alleged drug store robber
The Brown and White / Posted yesterday
tried to handcuff her, Gerould said. Alonzo eventually made the arrest and Vanscoten was transported to Central Court at Northampton County Prison, Gerould said. Vanscoten was charged with robbery, theft and aggravated assault from the Rite Aid... Read more
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The Brown and White
Female robbery suspect arrested by Easton police in Wilsongas station. She will also face drug and resisting arrest charges, police said
Female robbery suspect arrested by Easton police in Wilson
The Brown and White / Posted yesterday
gas station. She will also face drug and resisting arrest charges, police said. She was transported to Central Booking at Northampton County Prison, police said. She'll likely be arraigned in the next few hours. Wilson police assisted at the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Neighbors: bullets continue to fly in Stockertowntheir lives as bullets continue to fly into their backyards and homes. A famil
Neighbors: bullets continue to fly in Stockertown
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
their lives as bullets continue to fly into their backyards and homes. A family living near Main Street in Stockertown, Northampton County woke up Tuesday morning to find three bullet holes on the side of the home. One of the bullets traveled... Read more
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The Morning Call
East Allen hopes to streamline Route 329/Airport Road intersectionbusiness, Township Manager Deborah Seiple said she would like to pursue an Unco
East Allen hopes to streamline Route 329/Airport Road intersection
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
business, Township Manager Deborah Seiple said she would like to pursue an Uncommitted Funds Municipal Gaming Grant through Northampton County Gaming Revenue and Economic Redevelopment Authority. She said the funding from Sands casino gaming... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Police identify alleged Northampton County pharmacy robberEaston Police have identified the woman wanted for allegedly robbing two drugst
Police identify alleged Northampton County pharmacy robber
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
Easton Police have identified the woman wanted for allegedly robbing two drugstores in Northampton County. Police are in the process of obtaining an arrest warrant for 33-year-old Ashley Vanscoten. Authorities say she held up a Rite Aid on... Read more
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The Morning Call
Youth, 17, stabs Bethlehem Twp. man for something he said, police sayand tried to flee on his bicycle, police said. Township police chased down the
Youth, 17, stabs Bethlehem Twp. man for something he said, police say
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
and tried to flee on his bicycle, police said. Township police chased down the teen and arrested him. Police and the Northampton County district attorney's office were considering whether the charge the youth as an adult. The 36-year-old... Read more
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The Express-Times
17-old boy allegedly stabs Bethlehem Township man in the backpolice custody following the attack that occurred at the Fernwood Garden Apartm
17-old boy allegedly stabs Bethlehem Township man in the back
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
police custody following the attack that occurred at the Fernwood Garden Apartments, 4011 Wilson Ave. in the township. The Northampton County District Attorney's office was determining whether to charge the boy as an adult or a juvenile with... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Bethlehem man sentenced to 12-24 years for attempted homicideattempted homicide and related charges after he brutally attacked his girlfrien
Bethlehem man sentenced to 12-24 years for attempted homicide
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
attempted homicide and related charges after he brutally attacked his girlfriend back in August. Police say the assault was so severe she faked her own death to survive. Palumbo will now serve a 12-to-24 year sentence in Northampton County Pr... Read more
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The Christian Post
PC(USA) Presbytery Suing Megachurch to Keep It From Leaving Denominationhow to proceed led to complications. Earlier this month, FPC Bethlehem filed a
PC(USA) Presbytery Suing Megachurch to Keep It From Leaving Denomination
The Christian Post / Posted 2 days ago
how to proceed led to complications. Earlier this month, FPC Bethlehem filed a complaint against Lehigh Presbytery in the Northampton County Court of Common Pleas. "This has been a difficult process that has taken its toll on our congregation. We... Read more
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The Express-Times
N.J. man faces 17 charges in alleged Home Depot stealing spreeincluding eight counts of retail theft and four counts of theft by deception. I
N.J. man faces 17 charges in alleged Home Depot stealing spree
The Express-Times / Posted 2 days ago
including eight counts of retail theft and four counts of theft by deception. In lieu of $50,000 bail, he was sent to Northampton County Prison, where he remained Thursday. From December through May, Polnasek, Casciole and the other... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown moves to reinstate gun restrictions after state Supreme Court rulinga firearm in a public park, but allows gun owners to have them on the property.
Allentown moves to reinstate gun restrictions after state Supreme Court ruling
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
a firearm in a public park, but allows gun owners to have them on the property. Panto said guns cannot be brought into Northampton County or city council meetings. Panto tried to get council to bite in November 2008 but was turned aside... Read more
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The Express-Times
2 new full-time police officers starting next month in Nazarethfirst law enforcement position. Pompei also works part-time for the Stockertow
2 new full-time police officers starting next month in Nazareth
The Express-Times / Posted 2 days ago
first law enforcement position. Pompei also works part-time for the Stockertown Police Department and at least one other Northampton County police department, said Police Commissioner Randall Miller. Pompei, along with Police Chief Thomas... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bethlehem man to serve 12 to 24 years for vicious attack of girlfriendPalumbo offered no words of apology Thursday, continuing to insist he is innoce
Bethlehem man to serve 12 to 24 years for vicious attack of girlfriend
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
Palumbo offered no words of apology Thursday, continuing to insist he is innocent and falsely accused. Hearing it all, Northampton County Judge Craig Dally said he doesn't dispute the characterization that the defendant's loved ones gave of the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Public hearing set on proposed $428,000 water rate hike affecting one Northampton County communityHANOVER TOWNSHIP, Northampton County – Water customers served by Community Util
Public hearing set on proposed $428,000 water rate hike affecting one Northampton County community
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
HANOVER TOWNSHIP, Northampton County – Water customers served by Community Utilities of Pennsylvania Inc. will be able to sound off on a proposed $428,000 annual rate hike. An administrative law judge assigned to the rate case will take testimony... Read more
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The Brown and White
Appearance postponed in Nazareth mayor's $8K theft caseNazareth Mayor Carl Strye Jr.'s first appearance in Northampton County Court ha
Appearance postponed in Nazareth mayor's $8K theft case
The Brown and White / Posted 2 days ago
Nazareth Mayor Carl Strye Jr.'s first appearance in Northampton County Court has been postponed until September. The mayor was scheduled to appear Thursday morning in county court for a formal arraignment, however, defense attorney Robert Eyer... Read more
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The Brown and White
Police: Man chokes, hits girlfriend at community centerWednesday night before District Judge James Narlesky on charges of simple assau
Police: Man chokes, hits girlfriend at community center
The Brown and White / Posted 2 days ago
Wednesday night before District Judge James Narlesky on charges of simple assault and harassment. Hernandez was sent to Northampton County Prison in lieu of 10 percent of $5,000 bail, according to court records. He posted bail Thursday morning,... Read more
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The Express-Times
Man suspected in 4 fires, but only charged in 2, cops sayon Graziano's mental status. The public is in no danger after Graziano's arres
Man suspected in 4 fires, but only charged in 2, cops say
The Express-Times / Posted 2 days ago
on Graziano's mental status. The public is in no danger after Graziano's arrest, Gerould said. Graziano was sent to Northampton County Prison in lieu of bails of $100,000 and $10,000 on charges of arson and dangerous burning. "The public... Read more
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The Morning Call
MAP: Which Pennsylvania counties are getting older? Which are getting more diverse?about half of school age children were minority last year while only about one
MAP: Which Pennsylvania counties are getting older? Which are getting more diverse?
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
about half of school age children were minority last year while only about one out of five Baby Boomers were minority. Northampton County shows an even starker contrast with about one out of three children being minorities while only about one... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Lower Nazareth supervisors table vote on health care campus, take action on controversial cell phone towerofficer, told the board the campus is needed in anticipation of the care that w
Lower Nazareth supervisors table vote on health care campus, take action on controversial cell phone tower
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
officer, told the board the campus is needed in anticipation of the care that will be needed as the population ages in Northampton County. Several residents attending the meeting applauded the health network’s request, saying that the proposal... Read more
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The Morning Call
Veterans invited to learn about benefits, servicesof trust among veterans," the medical center said Wednesday in announcing the f
Veterans invited to learn about benefits, services
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
of trust among veterans," the medical center said Wednesday in announcing the forum. In addition to the medical center in Wilkes-Barre, the VA operates outpatient clinics in Allentown and Washington Township, Northampton County. — Paul... Read more
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The Morning Call
School officials handled Dieruff student prank poorlyshould be appropriate to the offense, and there was nothing fair about how this
School officials handled Dieruff student prank poorly
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
should be appropriate to the offense, and there was nothing fair about how this incident was handled. I believe these students are owed a huge apology, but that could never undo the damage done. Diane Ungerer Hanover Township, Northampton... Read more
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The Morning Call
Easton man charged with arson in Church St. fires; also accused of having heroinJudge Antonia Grifo on charges of arson, dangerous burning and possession of a
Easton man charged with arson in Church St. fires; also accused of having heroin
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
Judge Antonia Grifo on charges of arson, dangerous burning and possession of a controlled substance. He was committed to Northampton County Prison. Bail was set at $100,000 on the arson charge, $10,000 on the charges of heroin possession and... Read more
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The Morning Call
Indoor farm to take root at old factory on Easton's South Sideused as a warehouse by its previous owner, Wu & Yuen LLP. It was purchased on M
Indoor farm to take root at old factory on Easton's South Side
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
used as a warehouse by its previous owner, Wu & Yuen LLP. It was purchased on May 4 by Southern Cross Management, Inc., Northampton County assessment records show. SCM, a capital investment firm, does adaptive reuse projects with obsolete... Read more
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The Brown and White
Easton arson suspect: 'I deal with ... very bad mental issues'on the second. He can be released after posting 10 percent of both bail amounts
Easton arson suspect: 'I deal with ... very bad mental issues'
The Brown and White / Posted 3 days ago
on the second. He can be released after posting 10 percent of both bail amounts as long as he gets permission from the Northampton County Pre-Trial Services Division. His wife, Deb Worman, said it's unlikely she can come up with the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Matt Cartwright rallies Dems at sit-in on gun votesan effort to secure votes on gun-control bills. The Democratic lawmaker whose
Matt Cartwright rallies Dems at sit-in on gun votes
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
an effort to secure votes on gun-control bills. The Democratic lawmaker whose 17th District includes Easton and parts of Northampton County gave a brief, call-and-response-style speech Wednesday afternoon as the protest stretched into its third... Read more
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Business Wire
Enviva Partners, LP to Present at the 2016 J.P. Morgan Energy Equity Conferencecustomers in the United Kingdom and Europe. The Partnership owns and operates s
Enviva Partners, LP to Present at the 2016 J.P. Morgan Energy Equity Conference
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
customers in the United Kingdom and Europe. The Partnership owns and operates six plants in Southampton County, Virginia; Northampton County and Ahoskie, North Carolina; Amory and Wiggins, Mississippi; and Cottondale, Florida. We have a combined... Read more
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The Express-Times
Superstorm Sandy scammer jailed in Nazareth area schemesA woman who bilked a Superstorm Sandy victim out of $29,000, now is jailed in N
Superstorm Sandy scammer jailed in Nazareth area schemes
The Express-Times / Posted 3 days ago
A woman who bilked a Superstorm Sandy victim out of $29,000, now is jailed in Northampton County Prison for scamming two other victims in the Nazareth area. Dorian Leigh Dammer-Guerrierie, 56, who has addresses listed in Pen Argyl and Hellertown, in... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Northampton man threatens cops responding to callA drunken Northampton County man allegedly threatened to track down off-duty po
Northampton man threatens cops responding to call
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 days ago
A drunken Northampton County man allegedly threatened to track down off-duty police officers, who were called twice in the same night to diffuse a domestic situation. Police said Aaron A. Paules, of Northampton, shattered his girlfriend’s... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehigh Valley company launches low-cost online ticketing platformHANOVER TOWNSHIP, Northampton County -- Active Data Inc. has launched an online
Lehigh Valley company launches low-cost online ticketing platform
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
HANOVER TOWNSHIP, Northampton County -- Active Data Inc. has launched an online-ticketing product the company says offers event organizers lower transaction fees with no charges to buyers. The product, called WhenNow, also allows event planners to... Read more
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The Express-Times
Man accused of repeated 911 call hoax facing possible trialcharges of 12 counts false reports to police; 12 counts false alarms to public
Man accused of repeated 911 call hoax facing possible trial
The Express-Times / Posted 3 days ago
charges of 12 counts false reports to police; 12 counts false alarms to public safety; and 12 counts false 911 calls to Northampton County Court. At the county court level, Pellot could face trial unless a plea is entered or the case is... Read more
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The Express-Times
Trendsetting indoor farm would reclaim Easton warehousevows to pay the $38,278 in delinquent taxes, but asked the school board to waiv
Trendsetting indoor farm would reclaim Easton warehouse
The Express-Times / Posted 3 days ago
vows to pay the $38,278 in delinquent taxes, but asked the school board to waive the penalties. According to city and Northampton County records, a total of $96,358.66 in unpaid school, city and county real estate taxes, plus penalties and... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Man Who Threatened to Kill Montco Mom Escapes Work-Releasein Norristown said 25-year-old Aaron Creekmore escaped a work-release facility
Man Who Threatened to Kill Montco Mom Escapes Work-Release
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 3 days ago
in Norristown said 25-year-old Aaron Creekmore escaped a work-release facility in Easton Monday. The program is run by the Northampton County Department of Corrections. Creekmore previously threatened to kill his Norristown girlfriend, said... Read more
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Times News
Man who threatened girlfriend's death escapes work-releasesay 25-year-old Aaron Creekmore escaped a work-release facility in West Easton
Man who threatened girlfriend's death escapes work-release
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
say 25-year-old Aaron Creekmore escaped a work-release facility in West Easton on Monday. The program is run by the Northampton County Department of Corrections. Police say Creekmore previously threatened to kill his Norristown... Read more
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The Morning Call
Easton school board approves JaMarr Billman as wrestling coachat Easton and neighboring Wilson and midget and junior high children in both pr
Easton school board approves JaMarr Billman as wrestling coach
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
at Easton and neighboring Wilson and midget and junior high children in both programs. And as a supervisor for the Northampton County Juvenile Detention Center, he knows more than a little bit about how young minds are wired. All of these... Read more
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