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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Officials respond to late night fire in Hanover TownshipHANOVER TWP., Pa. - A fire broke out at a home in Northampton County late last
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 19 hours ago
HANOVER TWP., Pa. - A fire broke out at a home in Northampton County late last night in the 900 block of Wedgewood Road in Hanover Township. Crews were called around 10 p.m. for what appeared to be a fire that started in the garage. Officials say... Read more
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The Morning Call
Nine displaced as Hanover Twp. garage fire spreads to houseA home in Hanover Township, Northampton County, was damaged badly Wednesday nig
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
A home in Hanover Township, Northampton County, was damaged badly Wednesday night by a fire that appeared to start in an attached garage. The fire in the large two-story house at 949 Wedgewood Road first was reported about 10:05 p.m. as a blaze in... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lighting up the season: Lehigh Valley Christmas tree ceremoniesCommunity High School Varsity Singers, Grand View Hospital Main Lobby, 700 Lawn
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
Community High School Varsity Singers, Grand View Hospital Main Lobby, 700 Lawn Ave., Sellersville. Hanover Township, Northampton County: 6-8 p.m. Dec. 1, Hanover Township Community Center, 3660 Jacksonville Road. Visit with Santa, ice carving... Read more
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The Express-Times
Local judge to chair Pa. juvenile court rules committeeNorthampton County Judge Jennifer Sletvold is the new chairwoman of the Pennsyl
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
Northampton County Judge Jennifer Sletvold is the new chairwoman of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court's Juvenile Court Procedural Rules Committee, according to a news release. The committee recommends rule changes to the Supreme Court concerning... Read more
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The Express-Times
Prison for man who had sex with Bethlehem middle school studentand moved in with Torres during that period in his South Side home. Torres was
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
and moved in with Torres during that period in his South Side home. Torres was sentenced Wednesday to nine to 18 months in Northampton County Prison by Senior Judge Leonard Zito. Zito ordered him to serve three years of probation after he parole... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Armed with hatchets, man allegedly peddles drugs at NCCpossession of prohibited weapons and a single count of terroristic threats. Si
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
possession of prohibited weapons and a single count of terroristic threats. Sivonda failed to post bail and was sent to Northampton County Prison to await a preliminary hearing scheduled for a Dec. 5 preliminary hearing. As part of Sivonda’s... Read more
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The Morning Call
4 Lehigh Valley municipalities say 'no thanks' to a potential mini-casinoLehigh Valley have done just that. Upper Saucon Township in Lehigh County and
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
Lehigh Valley have done just that. Upper Saucon Township in Lehigh County and Allen, Hanover and Washington townships in Northampton County have prohibited a mini-casino within their borders by delivering a resolution to the Pennsylvania Gaming... Read more
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The Morning Call
School bus driver gets her own single-space parking lot in BethlehemQuarter and Sand Island Park. Putnam Rios bought the 1,440-square-foot lot in
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
Quarter and Sand Island Park. Putnam Rios bought the 1,440-square-foot lot in September for $10,000, according to Northampton County property records. But the lot lies in a 100-year flood plain, which makes the prospect of development a... Read more
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The Express-Times
Man grabs woman by throat, threatens to kill, police sayof children (two counts), terroristic threats, simple assault (two counts), rec
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
of children (two counts), terroristic threats, simple assault (two counts), recklessly endangering another person (two counts) and public drunkenness, court papers say. He was sent to Northampton County Prison in lieu of $35,000 bail, records... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Driver in fiery wreck that killed 3 gets up to 30 years in prisonTerrell Barclay pleaded guilty Wednesday in Northampton County Court to three c
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
Terrell Barclay pleaded guilty Wednesday in Northampton County Court to three counts of vehicular homicide while driving under the influence in the deaths of Amanda Martin, Joshua Edwards and Ashlee Mosher. As part of a negotiated guilty plea,... Read more
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The Express-Times
Up to 30 years for driver who caused fiery crash that killed 3in state prison after pleading guilty to three counts of homicide by vehicle wh
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
in state prison after pleading guilty to three counts of homicide by vehicle while under the influence. In a letter to Northampton County Judge Michael Koury, Martin's mother said no punishment will ever bring back her daughter. Assistant... Read more
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The Morning Call
Man admits killing three in fiery Bethlehem Township wreckthree counts of vehicular homicide while drunk, the family of his victims sitti
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
three counts of vehicular homicide while drunk, the family of his victims sitting with drawn faces in the audience of the Northampton County courtroom. Several of them fought tears as a prosecutor named their loved ones and described how their... Read more
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Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald
Questions continueJACKSON – Retired Northampton County Finance Officer Dot Vick spoke here during
Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald / Posted yesterday
JACKSON – Retired Northampton County Finance Officer Dot Vick spoke here during the public comment portion of Monday night’s Board of Commissioners meeting to continue explaining the concerns she had about the county’s delayed 2015-16 fiscal year... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Bethlehem City Council introduces 2018 budget, Airbnb regulations5 meeting. The proposed budget would require raising taxes by about 2.3 percen
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
5 meeting. The proposed budget would require raising taxes by about 2.3 percent, meaning the average property owner in Northampton County would pay $20 more a year in real estate taxes. Property owners in Lehigh County on the city’s west side,... Read more
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The Star
State Football Playoffs1A THIRD ROUND� #1 North Duplin (12-0) vs. #5 Pamlico County (9-4) #2 Northam
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
1A THIRD ROUND� #1 North Duplin (12-0) vs. #5 Pamlico County (9-4) #2 Northampton County (11-1) vs. #6 Plymouth (8-5) #1 Mitchell (11-1) vs. #5 Robbinsville (9-4) #2 Cherokee (11-1) vs. #3 Thomas Jefferson (11-1) 1AA THIRD ROUND #1 Tarboro... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Prosecutor aims for multiple life sentences for Daniel ClaryVIDEO: Daniel Clary headed to trial... EASTON, Pa. - Wearing an orange jumpsui
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
VIDEO: Daniel Clary headed to trial... EASTON, Pa. - Wearing an orange jumpsuit, a handcuffed Daniel Clary was led into a Northampton County courtroom. The 22-year-old had a cast on his hand and a large bandage on his neck behind his ear. During... Read more
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The Express-Times
Pa. state trooper in shootout: 'Don't let me die'at Easton Hospital in Wilson Borough about 20 minutes after he fled. He has si
The Express-Times / Posted 2 days ago
at Easton Hospital in Wilson Borough about 20 minutes after he fled. He has since been moved out of the hospital and into Northampton County Prison. Clary, 22, lives in Monroe County but has lived in the Easton area. Defense attorney Matthew... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Accused state trooper shooter heads to trialof shooting Trooper Seth Kelly in a traffic stop turned violent Nov. 7. is head
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
of shooting Trooper Seth Kelly in a traffic stop turned violent Nov. 7. is headed to trial. Daniel Clary is being held in Northampton County Prison on attempted homicide and related charges. The 22-year-old opened fire on two Pennsylvania State... Read more
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The Morning Call
Pennsylvania State Police shooting: 'Please don't let me die,' trooper testifiesSchlegel upheld the charges, ruling enough evidence exists for them to proceed
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
Schlegel upheld the charges, ruling enough evidence exists for them to proceed to trial. For the hearing, held at the Northampton County Courthouse in Easton, eight troopers in uniform stood spread out against the courtroom's back wall,... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Bath man starts off morning by exposing himself to publicmasturbating on the corner of West Main and Race Street just before 8 a.m. Nov.
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
masturbating on the corner of West Main and Race Street just before 8 a.m. Nov. 16. Mills was arraigned and committed to Northampton County Prison on $5,000 bail. He is facing charges of indecent exposure and disorderly conduct. His preliminary... Read more
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The Morning Call
In 'odd' break-in, homeless man pleads guilty to trespassLouis Pipito III took a wrong turn somewhere and ended up in Bath. Looking for
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
Louis Pipito III took a wrong turn somewhere and ended up in Bath. Looking for help, his defense attorney said Tuesday in Northampton County Court, Pipito went into a home on West Main Street, but “just panicked” when he saw a video camera inside... Read more
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The Express-Times
Wounded trooper 'up on his feet' and 'getting healthier'-- Trooper Ryan Seiple was also in the line of fire -- and related offenses is
The Express-Times / Posted 2 days ago
-- Trooper Ryan Seiple was also in the line of fire -- and related offenses is scheduled for 1:15 p.m. Tuesday in the Northampton County Courthouse. Kelly will "take it day by day," Sokolofski said about what's yet to come. "... It's going to... Read more
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The Express-Times
He refused to stay out of Turkey Hill. Now he's in prison.with criminal trespass, making terroristic threats and disorderly conduct. He
The Express-Times / Posted 2 days ago
with criminal trespass, making terroristic threats and disorderly conduct. He was arraigned Wednesday by Hawke and sent to Northampton County Prison after failing to post $10,000 bail. If bail is approved by Northampton County Pre-Trial Services,... Read more
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The News & Observer
Here’s your guide to this week’s best high school football playoff games.Davidson vs. 3-South Granville 1-Northeastern vs. 5-Wallace-Rose Hill 2-East
The News & Observer / Posted 2 days ago
Davidson vs. 3-South Granville 1-Northeastern vs. 5-Wallace-Rose Hill 2-East Bladen vs. 3-Southwest Onslow 1-Tarboro vs. 5-West Montgomery 2-Edenton Holmes vs. 6-Lakewood 1-North Duplin vs. 5-Pamlico County 2-Northampton County vs. 6-Pl... Read more
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Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald
On the road againThursday evening, Mason and Meikle had already spent the day filming for three
Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Thursday evening, Mason and Meikle had already spent the day filming for three upcoming stories. Two of those will feature Northampton County (Claudine’s Restaurant in Rich Square and Dr. John Stanley of Woodland) and the third will cover the... Read more
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Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald
Church security training offeredCounty wishing to take Hayes up on his offer to provide security plans are enco
Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald / Posted 2 days ago
County wishing to take Hayes up on his offer to provide security plans are encouraged to contact him at 252-358-7800. Northampton County Sheriff Jack Smith has a similar security plan he wants to share with church officials. Smith said he... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bath man accused of exposing himself on borough street cornerdisorderly conduct, according to police. He was arraigned later that morning by
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
disorderly conduct, according to police. He was arraigned later that morning by District Judge John Capobianco and sent to Northampton County Jail on $5,000 bail. Police said witnesses saw Mills expose himself and masturbate about 7:50 a.m. on the... Read more
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The Brown and White
Wilson woman is charged in meth sales investigationat $35,000 for charges tied to the October search and $100,000 for the controll
The Brown and White / Posted 2 days ago
at $35,000 for charges tied to the October search and $100,000 for the controlled buys, records show. Horvath was housed in Northampton County Prison. Her preliminary hearing is tentatively scheduled 9 a.m. Dec. 5 in Yetter's court in the bo... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Mountain Top woman named Miss Greater Hazleton; 5 others capture titlesat Solanco High School, was named Miss Keystone Outstanding Teen 2018. For the
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
at Solanco High School, was named Miss Keystone Outstanding Teen 2018. For the teen titles, Avia Weber, of Hellertown, Northampton County, a 13-year-old eighth-grade student at Saucon Valley High School, was named first runner-up, and Allison... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allen Township planners OK two warehousescommissioners said. For example, a necessary widening of the Willowbrook Road
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
commissioners said. For example, a necessary widening of the Willowbrook Road Bridge must ultimately be approved by Northampton County, which owns it. There is also a snag in plans to allow Radar Road — a new road developers plan to build —... Read more
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The Morning Call
Reichel family proposes funeral home for Easton's West WardStephen Reichel, son of former long-time Northampton County coroner Joseph Reic
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
Stephen Reichel, son of former long-time Northampton County coroner Joseph Reichel, is proposing a funeral home for Easton’s West Ward. Stephen Reichel received unanimous approval from the Easton Zoning Hearing Board Monday for a use variance to... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Italy makes a mark in south Bethlehemhis family so for me this was like a reconnection," said Maria DelGrosso Dangel
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 days ago
his family so for me this was like a reconnection," said Maria DelGrosso Dangelmajer, co-organizer of Cultural Exchange. Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli's family is also from Foiano. The delegation will meet with the new... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Authorities arrest man accused of threatening kill familyhe was arraigned later that night by Yetter, who set bail at $5,000 with a 10 p
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 days ago
he was arraigned later that night by Yetter, who set bail at $5,000 with a 10 percent cash option. Amann was released from Northampton County Prison the following day after someone posted $500 cash bail on his behalf. Bethlehem police were... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Man accused of biting, strangling girlfriendlist the Atlantic Street apartment as Wilson’s address, but court records also
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 days ago
list the Atlantic Street apartment as Wilson’s address, but court records also list a Laurleton, N.Y., address for Wilson. After failing to post bail, he was sent to Northampton County Prison to await a preliminary hearing scheduled f... Read more
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The Brown and White
Poll: Should a grand jury be probing state police policy?The law enforcement community in Pennsylvania is paying attention to Northampto
The Brown and White / Posted 3 days ago
The law enforcement community in Pennsylvania is paying attention to Northampton County, where a grand jury directed by District Attorney John Morganelli is delving into a sensitive question: Should the state police be entrusted to investigate... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Wilson police investigate armed robberyWILSON, Pa. - Police in Northampton County are looking for a man accused of ste
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 days ago
WILSON, Pa. - Police in Northampton County are looking for a man accused of stealing a woman's purse at gunpoint. A 24-year-old woman told police she was walking on the 2000 block of Ealer Avenue in the borough of Wilson around 11:30 p.m. Friday... Read more
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Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald
Back on trackwith different issues for the past six months or more, Gaston Rescue Squad is g
Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald / Posted 3 days ago
with different issues for the past six months or more, Gaston Rescue Squad is getting back to normal. That’s according to Northampton County EMS Director Chuck Joyner as he spoke to the Board of Commissioners during their regular meeting on... Read more
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The Brown and White
Woman robbed of purse on Wilson Borough streetHillis added. The woman wasn't hurt during the robbery, Hillis said. Anyone w
The Brown and White / Posted 3 days ago
Hillis added. The woman wasn't hurt during the robbery, Hillis said. Anyone with information is asked to call the Northampton County emergency dispatch center at 610-759-2200 or contact Hillis at 610-258-8542 or at... Read more
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The Express-Times
Carjacking at truck stop off Interstate 78 fuels searchin Bloomsbury. Police were scouring I-78 and Route 173 and one dispatch said th
The Express-Times / Posted 3 days ago
in Bloomsbury. Police were scouring I-78 and Route 173 and one dispatch said the van was fleeing toward Pennsylvania. A Northampton County dispatch supervisor said the 911 center had not been notified about the incident. A man who answered the... Read more
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The Express-Times
Hitting the road for Thanksgiving? Here's what you need to knowJoint Toll Bridge Commission will open all three travel lanes in each direction
The Express-Times / Posted 3 days ago
Joint Toll Bridge Commission will open all three travel lanes in each direction for the I-78 project on the border between Northampton County, Pennsylvania, and Warren County, New Jersey, from 5 a.m. Wednesday until 8 p.m. Monday. The commission... Read more
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The Express-Times
Public gets look at nearly $8M new Easton police headquarterssaid Easton is dramatically different than it was a decade ago. Officers today
The Express-Times / Posted 4 days ago
said Easton is dramatically different than it was a decade ago. Officers today are being asked to perform duties outside Northampton County, such as help with drug raids as far away as Wind Gap and finding a fugitive in the Pocono area. "Those... Read more
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The Morning Call
Nazareth parents: School was unsafe during state trooper shooting on Election Dayabout it,” Soporowski said. Soporowski, who has twin daughters in kindergarten
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
about it,” Soporowski said. Soporowski, who has twin daughters in kindergarten, has since started a petition asking the Northampton County Board of Elections to find a different voting location. The petition has more than 1,300... Read more
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The Morning Call
Retail Watch: Spruce up your holiday styleHudak said. Operators Sanjeev Bhardwaj and Charu Misra have plans to open two
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
Hudak said. Operators Sanjeev Bhardwaj and Charu Misra have plans to open two more shops in yet-to-be-decided locations in Northampton County. Info: 610-419-0433. Also in Bethlehem, The Flex Razor Barbershop, offering men’s, women’s and children’s... Read more
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The Express-Times
N.J. man jailed 3 years on heroin charge is arrested in Eastonauthorities say. Alex Rone, 43, of Elizabeth, was picked up in the 100 block o
The Express-Times / Posted 5 days ago
authorities say. Alex Rone, 43, of Elizabeth, was picked up in the 100 block of West Wilkes-Barre Street, according to the Northampton County Sheriff's Department, which is part of the task force. Rone was arraigned before Northampton County Judge... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
69News Saturday NETCASTare recovering from smoke inhalation after a massive fire destroyed an assisted
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 days ago
are recovering from smoke inhalation after a massive fire destroyed an assisted living facility in West Chester Thursday. A Northampton County man accused of killing his cousin will stand trial. And a state police policy of reviewing police-involved... Read more
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The Express-Times
Fugitive allegedly eats 30 bags of herion during traffic stopScranton told authorities he ate 30 bags of heroin as the car in which he was a
The Express-Times / Posted 5 days ago
Scranton told authorities he ate 30 bags of heroin as the car in which he was a passenger was pulled over Thursday night by Northampton County sheriff's deputies in Bethlehem. Joshua Michael Liedke, who failed in July to return to the department of... Read more
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The Express-Times
Security threats test local schools | Turkeys and Trophiesmake the difference. "If we increase our endowment with an $11.5 million invest
The Express-Times / Posted 5 days ago
make the difference. "If we increase our endowment with an $11.5 million investment, we can literally say to every kid in Northampton County college is within reach for you," NCC President mark Erickson said. "It goes on in perpetuity. That is... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Girardville chief receives spot on state commissiongoverning bodies also chose a representative from among municipal fire companie
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
governing bodies also chose a representative from among municipal fire companies. The House selected John Bast, Easton, Northampton County, while the Senate selected Tim Gregg, Lancaster, Lancaster County. Zangari said that as a group, the... Read more
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The Star
High School Football PlayoffsFriday's Scores Class 1A East= Second Round= North Duplin 35, Chocowinity So
The Star / Posted 6 days ago
Friday's Scores Class 1A East= Second Round= North Duplin 35, Chocowinity Southside 6 Northampton County 20, Southeast Halifax 0 Pamlico County 53, Columbia 8 Plymouth 36, South Robeson 14 Class 1A West= Second Round= Cherokee 58, Monroe... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Bangor and Pen Argyl football alumni face off again for charityVIDEO: Bangor v Pen Argyl alumni BANGOR, Pa. - Call it a new spin on an old hi
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 6 days ago
VIDEO: Bangor v Pen Argyl alumni BANGOR, Pa. - Call it a new spin on an old high school football rivalry in Northampton County. Alumni of Bangor and Pen Argyl suited up in high school uniforms and pads once again to square off against each other in... Read more
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