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The Morning Call
Walmart ditches plans for Bethlehem supercenterto move forward. The Bethlehem location would have been about seven miles from
The Morning Call / Posted 12 hours ago
to move forward. The Bethlehem location would have been about seven miles from the next closest store on Linden Street in Bethlehem Township. In May 2016, Bethlehem Mayor Robert Donchez said he looked forward to reviewing the plans and working... Read more
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The Express-Times
Easton McDonald's heads to the future as work beginsthe fact that the building sits on a basement, this restaurant wasn't torn down
The Express-Times / Posted 16 hours ago
the fact that the building sits on a basement, this restaurant wasn't torn down and rebuilt as was the one on Route 191 in Bethlehem Township. The few signs that will be on the outside of the building will be down-lit rather than back-lit, and the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
For many, Maria's impact on Puerto Rico hits close to homein Puerto Rico. "I spoke to my mom a few hours ago," said Javier Avila, a prof
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
in Puerto Rico. "I spoke to my mom a few hours ago," said Javier Avila, a professor at Northampton Community College in Bethlehem Township, Northampton County. "She is 82 and has never in her life been so afraid." "The winds, I heard it on the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
St. Luke's, Sacred Heart to merge health systemsannouncement came a week after St. Luke's announced a merger with Blue Mountain
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
announcement came a week after St. Luke's announced a merger with Blue Mountain Health System and a day after officials in Bethlehem Township, Northampton County, approved plans for a $100 million expansion of the network's Anderson... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
St. Luke's, Sacred Heart announce mergerannouncement comes a week after St. Luke's announced a merger with Blue Mountai
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
announcement comes a week after St. Luke's announced a merger with Blue Mountain Health System and a day after officials in Bethlehem Township approved plans for a $100 million expansion of the network's Anderson Campus. Officials said no money... Read more
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The Morning Call
St. Luke's building second hospital at Anderson campus that will include maternity wardBETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP — St. Luke’s University Health Network will build another ho
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
BETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP — St. Luke’s University Health Network will build another hospital at its Anderson Campus in Bethlehem Township, one that will include two floors dedicated as a maternity ward capable of handling up to 2,600 infants. Plans for the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Sacred Heart Hospital to merge with St. Luke'sTuesday. The union comes a day after St. Luke’s obtained approval to build ano
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
Tuesday. The union comes a day after St. Luke’s obtained approval to build another hospital at its Anderson Campus in Bethlehem Township, a $100 million project that includes two floors dedicated to maternity care, and less than a week after... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Bethlehem Twp. approves St. Luke's Anderson $100 million additionBETHLEHEM TWP., Pa. - Members of the Bethlehem Township Board of Commissioners
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 days ago
BETHLEHEM TWP., Pa. - Members of the Bethlehem Township Board of Commissioners Monday approved the newest addition to St. Luke's Hospital's Anderson Campus -- a four-story, $100 million northeast wing containing a new maternity unit from which... Read more
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The Morning Call
St. Luke's to build another hospital in Bethlehem TownshipBETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP— St. Luke’s University Health Network will build another hos
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
BETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP— St. Luke’s University Health Network will build another hospital at its Anderson Campus in Bethlehem Township that will include two floors dedicated as a maternity ward capable of handling up to 2,600 infants. Plans for the $100... Read more
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The Express-Times
Russian man who stole 7 IDs caught in UPS theft scheme, cops sayup at the UPS Distribution Center to retrieve the stolen goods. Charged is Den
The Express-Times / Posted 3 days ago
up at the UPS Distribution Center to retrieve the stolen goods. Charged is Denis Tretiak, 29, whose address is unknown. Bethlehem Township police at 2:12 p.m. Friday were called to the United Parcel Service Distribution Center in the 2300 block... Read more
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The Express-Times
'Extremely intoxicated' man drives from attempted booze buy, police saycomplete field sobriety tests due to his level of intoxication," police said.
The Express-Times / Posted 3 days ago
complete field sobriety tests due to his level of intoxication," police said. Belinc was taken to St. Luke's Hospital in Bethlehem Township where his blood was drawn, police said. It was determined his blood-alcohol content was 0.31 at the time... Read more
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The Morning Call
BB&T axing one Lehigh Valley branch as it ups number of planned closings140 throughout its territory. BB&T spokesman David White said local branches t
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
140 throughout its territory. BB&T spokesman David White said local branches that will close are: 3933 Freemansburg Ave., Bethlehem Township; 4 Roadside Drive in Shartlesville, Berks County; and 433 Main St. in Red Hill, Montgomery County. The... Read more
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The Morning Call
This week's Business Calendar (Sept. 19-29)an IRS update for the dinner/CPE meeting, 5:30-9 p.m., Hampton Winds, Northampt
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
an IRS update for the dinner/CPE meeting, 5:30-9 p.m., Hampton Winds, Northampton Community College, 3835 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem Township. $55; $40, members. www.pstaplv.org. THE MORNING CALL will hold a Career Fair, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Upper Macungie supervisors say no to resolution on ending gerrymanderingfor passage of Senate Bill 22 and House Bill 722. Since February, about 85 hav
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
for passage of Senate Bill 22 and House Bill 722. Since February, about 85 have done so, including the city of Bethlehem, Bethlehem Township, Lower Macungie, Easton, Whitehall and Northampton County. “What Fair Districts Pennsylvania is trying to... Read more
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The Express-Times
Family escapes, 2 cats rescued in Freemansburg fireassist the family with their needs. The cause of the blaze remains under inves
The Express-Times / Posted 4 days ago
assist the family with their needs. The cause of the blaze remains under investigation. Aside from Freemansburg, agencies responding included the Nancy Run Fire Dept., Bethlehem Township Fire Dept., Steel City Fire Co. and Palmer Township Fire D... Read more
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The Express-Times
NCC starting students young with Horizons for Youthattending NCC's Horizons for Youth program since he was in kindergarten. After
The Express-Times / Posted 4 days ago
attending NCC's Horizons for Youth program since he was in kindergarten. After aging out of the program, Neusidl, 18, of Bethlehem Township, began volunteering throughout his high school years. "I like to help with little kids and it just made... Read more
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The Morning Call
Don Cunningham column: New generations drive new economiesit was the early 1970s and moving up was moving out. I still remember my parent
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
it was the early 1970s and moving up was moving out. I still remember my parents’ excitement when they built a house in Bethlehem Township and moved us from that little rowhouse to a little ranch house. We packed up our leisure suits, knee-high... Read more
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The Morning Call
Next leg of Bethlehem's Greenway opensare other opportunities for connections to regional parks like Walking Purchase
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
are other opportunities for connections to regional parks like Walking Purchase Park in Salisbury Township or the Janet and WIlliam D. Housenick Memorial Park in Bethlehem Township, according tot he 2015 feasibility st... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lower Macungie shopping center to change hands in $34.5M dealto Slate Retail, DDR’s lone remaining Lehigh Valley property will be the Southm
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
to Slate Retail, DDR’s lone remaining Lehigh Valley property will be the Southmount shopping center near Route 33 in Bethlehem Township, which DDR purchased in December 2015 for $53.7 million. 610-820-6779 Get the inside scoop on the Lehigh... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
First responder honored on 9/11 for years of serviceworked at Muhlenberg Hospital for 34 years as an in-house patient transporter,
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 10 days ago
worked at Muhlenberg Hospital for 34 years as an in-house patient transporter, along with being a first responder with the Bethlehem Township Volunteer Fire Company Station for 31 years. "If it were a scary thing, she would be the one you want... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Palmer supervisors table Sheetz liquor license requestthere. In other business, the board approved a mutual aid agreement with Nazar
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 10 days ago
there. In other business, the board approved a mutual aid agreement with Nazareth Borough Municipal Authority to provide equipment for sanitary sewer emergencies. Palmer Township approved a similar agreement with Bethlehem Township... Read more
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The Morning Call
'Selfless spirit' of 9/11 victim enduresThe 16th annual Bill Sugra Memorial Outing was held Aug. 25 at Green Pond Count
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
The 16th annual Bill Sugra Memorial Outing was held Aug. 25 at Green Pond Country Club, Bethlehem Township, and our family would like to thank all of the many generous sponsors, volunteers and golfers. Bill, our dear son, who is smiling down on us,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Newsmaker Q&A: Kathy PowersKathy Powers has worked in health care for 34 years, and spent 31 years as an E
The Morning Call / Posted 12 days ago
Kathy Powers has worked in health care for 34 years, and spent 31 years as an EMT at the Bethlehem Township Volunteer Fire Co. Powers, 65, of Bethlehem will receive the 2017 ArtsQuest First Responder Valor Award during a Patriot Day ceremony Monday... Read more
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The Express-Times
Equifax hack exposes 143M to ID theft | Turkeys and Trophiestroublesome varieties -- whose hard-to-contain root systems spread quickly -- h
The Express-Times / Posted 12 days ago
troublesome varieties -- whose hard-to-contain root systems spread quickly -- have been adopted by the city of Bethlehem, Bethlehem Township and Forks Township. Two other municipalities, Wilson and Nazareth, are planning to enact similar bans this... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Trucker pleads guilty to involuntary manslaughter in wife's deathguilty to involuntary manslaughter in the death of his wife Catrina. Her death
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 13 days ago
guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the death of his wife Catrina. Her death happened outside the View Inn and Suites in Bethlehem Township back in March. Police say Adams first told them his wife collapsed in the parking lot. He later said he... Read more
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The Morning Call
Trucker who ran over wife to serve up to 5 years in prisonA trucker who fatally ran over his wife during an argument outside a Bethlehem
The Morning Call / Posted 13 days ago
A trucker who fatally ran over his wife during an argument outside a Bethlehem Township motel was sentenced Friday to 18 months to five years in prison by a judge who said he accepts it was an accident. “It just goes to show you, one bad decision in... Read more
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The Express-Times
Trucker's 'uncontrollable anger' blamed for driving over, killing wifeyear and a half to five years in state prison for involuntary manslaughter. He
The Express-Times / Posted 13 days ago
year and a half to five years in state prison for involuntary manslaughter. He and his wife were arguing at the View Inn in Bethlehem Township when she grabbed onto the side of his truck, lost her grip and he drove over her. "I think everyone here... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Arts Around Town: Patriot Day service in Bethlehem to honor first respondersResponder Valor Award. She was an in-house patient transporter for 34 years at
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 14 days ago
Responder Valor Award. She was an in-house patient transporter for 34 years at Muhlenberg Hospital and also an EMT with the Bethlehem Township Volunteer Fire Company for 31 years. Following her retirement in 2011, Powers began volunteering at... Read more
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The Express-Times
TIMELINE: From PFA to police shooting, how a Slate Belt man diedhis mother, Jean Monaghan, testified before the grand jury. He had been attendi
The Express-Times / Posted 15 days ago
his mother, Jean Monaghan, testified before the grand jury. He had been attending the New Directions methadone clinic in Bethlehem Township for years but was continuing to use street drugs. This led to conflicts between Ardo and his mother, who'd... Read more
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The Morning Call
DACA drama unnecessarywould never have gotten this far. Shame on the press for allowing them to use a
The Morning Call / Posted 15 days ago
would never have gotten this far. Shame on the press for allowing them to use a "get out of jail free" card and not holding them accountable. But you would not want to hold a Democrat accountable, now would you? Gregory Labelle Bethlehem To... Read more
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The Morning Call
Climate change factor in extreme weatherstrong measures to reverse warming. The bipartisan House Climate Solutions Cau
The Morning Call / Posted 15 days ago
strong measures to reverse warming. The bipartisan House Climate Solutions Caucus was founded to explore policy options that address the impacts, causes and challenges of changing climate. They need to get to work. John Gallagher Bethlehem Towns... Read more
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The Brown and White
Cellphone store robbers held up Easton jeweler, cops sayin the Wind Gap cellphone store robbery. No one has been charged in the robber
The Brown and White / Posted 15 days ago
in the Wind Gap cellphone store robbery. No one has been charged in the robbery Jan. 5 of AT&T at 3859 Nazareth Pike in Bethlehem Township, but Lewis is charged in that case with receiving stolen property. Felix, but not Lewis, is also charged... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Man pleads guilty in connection with Bethlehem Twp. cell phone store robberyCounty cell phone store robbery pleaded guilty Tuesday. Eric Watson, 25, admit
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 15 days ago
County cell phone store robbery pleaded guilty Tuesday. Eric Watson, 25, admitted to receiving stolen property from a Bethlehem Township robbery. He was charged after police said he sold cell phones that were stolen in the armed robbery of... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Bethlehem Township bids farewell to 20-year planning board veteranBETHLEHEM TWP., Pa. - Bethlehem Township is saying goodbye to Planning Commissi
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 16 days ago
BETHLEHEM TWP., Pa. - Bethlehem Township is saying goodbye to Planning Commission Member Kenn Edinger after 20 years. Edinger, who helped oversee comprehensive plan updates, is known for his historical knowledge and strong opinions on the township’s... Read more
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The Morning Call
Extremist politics a problem for Americafar left for my taste. One of the main problems we have in elected government
The Morning Call / Posted 16 days ago
far left for my taste. One of the main problems we have in elected government is too many extreme views with little willingness to solve the real problems of today in a way that is best for the American people. Steve Van Sciver Bethlehem Tow... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Monroe County man dies 11 days after crash on Route 33nearly two weeks ago. The Lehigh County coroner's office said John Woloszyn, 6
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 16 days ago
nearly two weeks ago. The Lehigh County coroner's office said John Woloszyn, 64, was driving on Route 33 southbound in Bethlehem Township when his car hit a guardrail and pole. The crash happened August 24 around 5:15 a.m. He was pronounced... Read more
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Times News
Chestnuthill Township man dies of injuries from Route 33 crashA Chestnuthill Township man died early this morning as a result of injuries in
Times News / Posted 17 days ago
A Chestnuthill Township man died early this morning as a result of injuries in a crash on Route 33 in Bethlehem Township. According to Lehigh County Coroner Scott Grim, John Woloszyn, 64, was pronounced dead at 5:18 a.m. at St. Luke’s Hospital,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Man dies 11 days after accident in Northampton Countyof complications of blunt force trauma, and his death was ruled accidental. He
The Morning Call / Posted 17 days ago
of complications of blunt force trauma, and his death was ruled accidental. He was driving a vehicle that struck a pole and guardrail on Route 33 southbound in Bethlehem Township on Aug. 24, the coroner’s office said in a news release. 610-820... Read more
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The Brown and White
Route 33 accident victim dies 11 days after crashJohn Woloszyn, of Chestnuthill Township, was driving south at 5:13 a.m. Aug. 24
The Brown and White / Posted 17 days ago
John Woloszyn, of Chestnuthill Township, was driving south at 5:13 a.m. Aug. 24 in Bethlehem Township when his vehicle went off the road, striking a guardrail and a pole, the coroner said in a news release. Woloszyn was taken to St. Luke's Hospital... Read more
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The Express-Times
Bamboo continues to be a growing problem in the Lehigh Valleyproposed ban with a grandfather clause is similar to Bethlehem City's ordinance
The Express-Times / Posted 18 days ago
proposed ban with a grandfather clause is similar to Bethlehem City's ordinance. Violators would be subject to penalties. Bethlehem Township doesn't ban the species outright but requires property owners to take reasonable measures to contain the... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approves NEXUS pipelinehighways. The unrelated Rover Pipeline has leaked drilling slurry during its c
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 18 days ago
highways. The unrelated Rover Pipeline has leaked drilling slurry during its construction, including 2 million gallons in Bethlehem Township along the Tuscarawas River in April. After the spill, FERC ordered Rover to monitor for and prevent... Read more
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The Morning Call
Nazareth eyes ordinance to corral 'running bamboo'October. It is continuing to spread — I’m exhausted.— Diane Paine, who first c
The Morning Call / Posted 20 days ago
October. It is continuing to spread — I’m exhausted.— Diane Paine, who first complained to council about "running bamboo" Bethlehem Township and Forks Township instituted similar ordinances over the last two years. If passed, those choosing to... Read more
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The Brown and White
Prison for mom who kept heroin, needles within reach of toddlersShe also pleaded guilty to retail theft for stealing a package of KY Duration s
The Brown and White / Posted 20 days ago
She also pleaded guilty to retail theft for stealing a package of KY Duration spray and some Blu-ray discs from Walmart in Bethlehem Township on Dec. 18, 2016. She must serve four years on probation when her parole expires. Baker said will live... Read more
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The Morning Call
Nazareth eyes ordinance to corral 'running bamboo'October. It is continuing to spread — I’m exhausted.— Diane Paine, who first c
The Morning Call / Posted 20 days ago
October. It is continuing to spread — I’m exhausted.— Diane Paine, who first complained to council about "running bamboo" Bethlehem Township and Forks Township instituted similar ordinances over the last two years. If passed, those choosing to... Read more
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The Express-Times
Allentown Diocese celebrates installation of its new bishop56, as fifth bishop of the diocese on June 27. A native of Palmer Township and
The Express-Times / Posted 21 days ago
56, as fifth bishop of the diocese on June 27. A native of Palmer Township and a graduate of Notre Dame High School in Bethlehem Township, Schlert has been a priest in the diocese since his ordination in 1987. He is the first priest ordained... Read more
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The Morning Call
'America First' means putting politics secondparties are not the answer; independent minds with the good of the whole countr
The Morning Call / Posted 21 days ago
parties are not the answer; independent minds with the good of the whole country in mind are needed. Until the American people realize this, the road to America First will remain a slogan and nothing more. Martin F. Stockman III Bethlehem Town... Read more
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The Morning Call
Green Pond Road to get safety improvements at NCCBETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP — Drivers and pedestrians should have few excuses for not dr
The Morning Call / Posted 21 days ago
BETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP — Drivers and pedestrians should have few excuses for not driving on and crossing Green Pond Road safely in front of Northampton Community College after a more than quarter-million-dollar project is completed to improve the road... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bethlehem Township scammer must pay back $832,000, judge rulesA businessman who stole $832,000 from Bethlehem Township must pay back the mone
The Morning Call / Posted 21 days ago
A businessman who stole $832,000 from Bethlehem Township must pay back the money, despite a recent court ruling that calls into question Pennsylvania’s restitution law, a Northampton County judge decided Thursday. In pushing back against what he... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bishop Alfred A. Schlert becomes fifth leader of the Diocese of Allentownthe episcopal chair when the ordination and installation were complete. Bishop
The Morning Call / Posted 21 days ago
the episcopal chair when the ordination and installation were complete. Bishop Alfred A. Schlert High School: Notre Dame, Bethlehem Township Education: St. Charles Borromeo Seminary; canon law degree from the Pontifical Lateran University in... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown Diocese's first home-grown bishop, a conservative and upholder of Catholic doctrine, will be installed Thursdayalways been the case, said George Tomaino of Palmer Township, a classmate of Sc
The Morning Call / Posted 22 days ago
always been the case, said George Tomaino of Palmer Township, a classmate of Schlert’s at Notre Dame High School in Bethlehem Township. There, the future bishop was known as “Honest Al.” “If you needed anything, if you needed someone you... Read more
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