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The Morning Call
Skip Eckhart presents challengesin Lehigh County Court of animal cruelty in 2010 in the wake of 2008 and 2009 r
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
in Lehigh County Court of animal cruelty in 2010 in the wake of 2008 and 2009 raids on his Almost Heaven kennel in Upper Milford Township, which cost him his state kennel license and almost all his dogs. Eckhart spent 9 1/2 months in prison and... Read more
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The Morning Call
State Department being dismantledWe are being asked to do more and more with less and less to the point we are n
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
We are being asked to do more and more with less and less to the point we are now expected to do everything with nothing." This is way too dangerous a management experiment at a time of such global uncertainty. Ron Thornton Lower Milford To... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bicycle deaths on the rise nationally, study findsbeen no stranger to bicycle deaths. Alan Ruth, 47, died in February 2016 after
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
been no stranger to bicycle deaths. Alan Ruth, 47, died in February 2016 after Frank Snyder Jr. crashed into him in Upper Milford Township. Snyder, who was driving without a license and had a history of convictions, was sentenced to state prison.... Read more
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The Morning Call
Horror story continues for animals, charges showhis problems go back decades, long before his inaptly named and now mercifully
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
his problems go back decades, long before his inaptly named and now mercifully defunct Almost Heaven dog kennel in Upper Milford Township. But let's focus on modern history. Eckhart was convicted in Lehigh County Court of animal cruelty in 2010... Read more
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The Morning Call
Small business profile: Hamilton Family Orchards bears fruitRows after rows of apple trees line the farm along an out-of-the-way road in Lo
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
Rows after rows of apple trees line the farm along an out-of-the-way road in Lower Milford Township. The hills and hollows of southern Lehigh County seem to serve as an ideal place for raising crops, with apples being a major fruit grown there.... Read more
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The Morning Call
Macungie barn expert explores the historic barns of southeastern PennsylvaniaGregory D. Huber has studied every single one of them. Among his favorites is
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
Gregory D. Huber has studied every single one of them. Among his favorites is the Stahler barn, on a country road in Upper Milford Township. It is what barn experts call a Sweitzer, a German-style banked barn with a forebay extending from its... Read more
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Times News
Man heading to trial in girlfriend’s deathLeanna Walker. Police said the girl left home with McDonough, and they camped
Times News / Posted 5 days ago
Leanna Walker. Police said the girl left home with McDonough, and they camped in several locations, including the Milford Township llama farm. McDonough was arrested on other charges. Walker’s burned remains were found a month later at the... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Man accused of killing, burning girlfriend found on llama farm heading to trialLeanna Walker. Police said the girl left home with McDonough, and they camped
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
Leanna Walker. Police said the girl left home with McDonough, and they camped in several locations, including the Milford Township llama farm. McDonough was arrested on other charges. Walker's burned remains were found a month later at the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Man accused of killing, burning girlfriend heading to trialLeanna Walker. Police said the girl left home with McDonough, and they camped
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
Leanna Walker. Police said the girl left home with McDonough, and they camped in several locations, including the Milford Township llama farm. McDonough was arrested on other charges. Walker's burned remains were found a month later at the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
kennel owner charged with 58 counts of animal crueltyof the animals required medical treatment and two had to be euthanized. Eckhar
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 8 days ago
of the animals required medical treatment and two had to be euthanized. Eckhart is the former owner of the Almost Heaven Kennel in Upper Milford Township, which was raided in 2008. He served prison time in 2010 on animal c... Read more
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The Express-Times
Former kennel owner cited 58 times for animal crueltyof two counts of animal cruelty for the conditions under which he kept animals
The Express-Times / Posted 8 days ago
of two counts of animal cruelty for the conditions under which he kept animals at the Almost Heaven kennel in Upper Milford Township. He was acquitted of four additional counts. Prosecutors at that time said scores of animals found at the... Read more
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Times News
Ex-kennel owner charged with animal crueltyon animal cruelty charges was in 1988 in Carbon County. He previously operated
Times News / Posted 9 days ago
on animal cruelty charges was in 1988 in Carbon County. He previously operated the Almost Heaven kennel in Upper Milford Township, Lehigh County. In 2010, he was jailed for more than nine months on cruelty charges stemming from that... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Lehigh County man charged with 58 counts of animal crueltyof the animals required medical treatment and two had to be euthanized. Eckhar
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 9 days ago
of the animals required medical treatment and two had to be euthanized. Eckhart is the former owner of the Almost Heaven Kennel in Upper Milford Township, which was raided back in 2008. He served prison time in 2010 on animal cruelt... Read more
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The Morning Call
Timeline: Eckhart and his almost three decades of animal abusecruelty investigators despised the name Derbe Eckhart, the former owner of the
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
cruelty investigators despised the name Derbe Eckhart, the former owner of the infamous Almost Heaven kennel in Upper Milford Township. Since 1988, Derbe “Skip” Eckhart has been the subject of dozens of inspections at filthy, deteriorating... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Red Hill man charged with arson in series of fireswhere Utley set another fire in the back of the property, officials said. Utle
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 9 days ago
where Utley set another fire in the back of the property, officials said. Utley fled again and police stopped him in Upper Milford Township, Lehigh County. Police said after a short struggle, Utley was taken into custody. Authorities later... Read more
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The Morning Call
With access road complete, more occupancy permits issued for Fields at Indian Creekfor a controversial housing development at the site of the former Indian Creek
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
for a controversial housing development at the site of the former Indian Creek Golf Course after developers and Upper Milford Township agreed to erase a pair of stop-work orders and counter lawsuits they filed against each other last... Read more
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The Morning Call
Pennsylvania state Rep. Ryan Mackenzie runs to replace Congressman Charlie Dentgave him a pass and Simmons crushed his GOP primary opponent Bill Coyle, 47, a
The Morning Call / Posted 12 days ago
gave him a pass and Simmons crushed his GOP primary opponent Bill Coyle, 47, a furniture sales representative from Lower Milford Township, and then the Democratic opponent. Mackenzie, 35, lives n Lower Macungie. He won his first term to the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Indian Creek developer opposes Lower Macungie conditionsamendment based the approval on the resolution of a legal dispute between the d
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 12 days ago
amendment based the approval on the resolution of a legal dispute between the developer - Kay Builders - and Upper Milford Township and Emmaus. The Indian Creek development encompasses all three municipalities, although only a few acres of... Read more
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The Morning Call
Medicare recipients should brace themselves for back, knee brace scamidentify themselves and may hang up if you get nosy and ask who is calling, the
The Morning Call / Posted 14 days ago
identify themselves and may hang up if you get nosy and ask who is calling, the BBB said. The postcard sent to Schey, of Milford Township, used the typical gimmicks to entice people to respond. It was marked “special notice” to be delivered... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
4 thrown from car, seriously injured in crash on Pa. Turnpikeof the Pennsylvania Turnpike Sunday. It happened just after 3 p.m. about two m
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 23 days ago
of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Sunday. It happened just after 3 p.m. about two miles south of the Quakertown interchange in Milford Township, Bucks County. According to state police, the car was driving northbound in the left lane trying to pass... Read more
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The Express-Times
Police: 4 not wearing seat belts thrown from wreck on I-476said. The two children who were critically injured were flown by medical helic
The Express-Times / Posted 23 days ago
said. The two children who were critically injured were flown by medical helicopter from the scene at mile marker 41.3 in Milford Township to Lehigh Valley Hospital in Salisbury Township, police said. The other two, who suffered serious injuries,... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
3 people ejected from car in crash on Pa. Turnpikecrash happened just before 3:30 p.m. Sunday on the northbound side, about two m
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 23 days ago
crash happened just before 3:30 p.m. Sunday on the northbound side, about two miles south of the Quakertown interchange in Milford Township. The northbound side of the turnpike was completely shut down for several hours following the wreck. As of... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
3 people ejected from car in PA Turnpike crashcrash happened just before 3:30 p.m. Sunday on the northbound side, about two m
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 23 days ago
crash happened just before 3:30 p.m. Sunday on the northbound side, about two miles south of the Quakertown exit in Milford Township. The northbound side of the turnpike was completely shut down for several hours following the wreck. As of... Read more
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The Morning Call
Political civility is deadthe aisle are neither right nor wrong 100 percent of the time. It is a sad sta
The Morning Call / Posted 24 days ago
the aisle are neither right nor wrong 100 percent of the time. It is a sad state of affairs that people of goodwill no longer compromise on anything that fails to totally conform to their political beliefs. Raymond P. Leister Upper Milford Towns... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Upper Milford approves medical marijuana ordinanceUPPER MILFORD TWP., Pa. - The Upper Milford Township Board of Supervisors unani
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 25 days ago
UPPER MILFORD TWP., Pa. - The Upper Milford Township Board of Supervisors unanimously approved an ordinance allowing for the establishment of medical marijuana facilities Thursday. The ordinance provides for standards and regulations that would... Read more
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The Morning Call
Ten Lehigh Valley firms make the Inc. 5000 listclients, had 2016 revenue of $2.1 million and three-year growth of 127 percent.
The Morning Call / Posted 29 days ago
clients, had 2016 revenue of $2.1 million and three-year growth of 127 percent. No. 2,815: The Wire Guys. The Upper Milford Township firm, which specializes in the design, installation and monitoring of surveillance and analytics systems,... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
DUI suspect allegedly steals police car, fleesto slip from the backseat of a police car to the driver’s seat and take it for
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 30 days ago
to slip from the backseat of a police car to the driver’s seat and take it for a joyride. Shawn S. Kresge, of Lower Milford Township, faces more than a dozen charges, including theft, DUI and fleeing and eluding in connection to his Friday... Read more
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The Express-Times
31-old man charged in Lehigh County burglaryPennsylvania State Police say a 31-year-old Bucks County man burglarized a Lowe
The Express-Times / Posted 30 days ago
Pennsylvania State Police say a 31-year-old Bucks County man burglarized a Lower Milford Township home and ran off with jewelry and electronics. Charged is Ryan Joshua Thomas, of Quakertown. Thomas between 6:30 a.m. to 5:50 p.m. Wednesday entered a... Read more
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The Morning Call
Quakertown man sought in Lower Milford burglaryA Quakertown man is being sought in connection with a burglary at a Lower Milfo
The Morning Call / Posted a month ago
A Quakertown man is being sought in connection with a burglary at a Lower Milford Township home. According to state police at Fogelsville: Ryan Joshua Thomas, 31, of Quakertown, entered a home on Cymun Drive in Lower Milford Twp. on Wednesday and... Read more
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The Morning Call
Indian Creek developer sues Upper Milford over stop work orderscomplaints in the Lehigh County Court of Common Pleas on Thursday. The company
The Morning Call / Posted 1 months ago
complaints in the Lehigh County Court of Common Pleas on Thursday. The company asked a judge to stay a pair of Upper Milford Township orders aimed at stopping work at the 55-and-older development that spans more than 80 acres and three... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Upper Milford Township approves Medical Marijuana OrdinanceUPPER MILFORD TWP., Pa. - The Upper Milford Township Board of Supervisors unani
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 1 months ago
UPPER MILFORD TWP., Pa. - The Upper Milford Township Board of Supervisors unanimously approved an ordinance allowing for the establishment of medical marijuana facilities Thursday. The ordinance provides for standards and regulations that would... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Fields of Indian Creek resolution delayed in Lower Macungieunits for a total of 239 units over 83 acres of property. The development rests
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 1 months ago
units for a total of 239 units over 83 acres of property. The development rests in three different municipalities - Upper Milford Township, the Borough of Emmaus and Lower Macungie. Only three of the acres reside in Lower Macungie. The... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lower Milford Township native Sabrina Carpenter on the road for a second tourthink of what she can’t do, but here’s one. If she were to sit down for a meal
The Morning Call / Posted 1 months ago
think of what she can’t do, but here’s one. If she were to sit down for a meal in her favorite hometown restaurant in Lower Milford Township, she couldn’t order a glass of wine with dinner. “It’s crazy, I will say,” says the 18-year-old of being on... Read more

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