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Northampton County man tried to kill girlfriend’s ex-husband, State Police say

A Northampton County man is accused of attempting to kill his girlfriend’s ex-husband Saturday night outside a Carbon County bar, according to State Police. Leonid Opacic, 40, of Walnutport, is charged with one felony count of attempted homicide and two felony counts of aggravated assault, along with making terroristic threats and other offenses, police said. They allege Opacic shot at the victim after the two were kicked out of Rausch House Bar in Palmerton.
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Man facing attempted homicide charges

PALMERTON, Pa. — A man is behind bars after firing shots outside a bar in Carbon County. Police were called to Delaware Avenue near Palmerton just before 11 Saturday night. When they arrived, they found two shell casings on the ground. Investigators believe Leonid Opacic got into a fight...

Bethlehem politicians’ left-wing agenda on display at recent city council meeting | Opinion

Bethlehem City Council’s meeting on Tuesday was a four-hour marathon of agenda items that included economic development, affordable housing, a new chicken ordinance and the politics of ArtsQuest. Fascinating to watch the ArtsQuest’s political elite come out to influence council’s decision to overturn the historic conservation commission’s guidance on...

Local performance dome brings comedy to Pottstown, PA

“Specifically here in Montgomery County there’s not a lot of entertainment, and we’re filling that void” said Soul Joel’s Founder and CEO, Joel Richardson. Soul Joel’s Productions is a comedy entertainment company which provides an immersive outdoor experience, while bringing the comedy to you. “People don’t have to go into Philadelphia,” he explained, emphasizing how convenient the experience is for audience members.

Troopers Make Arrest in ‘Domestic Violence’ Incident

LANCASTER PA – A “domestic violence incident” that involved a Pottstown couple in a recreational vehicle required the attention of Pennsylvania State Police from the Troop J Barracks in Lancaster, they said in a report released Saturday (Aug. 6, 2022). Their investigation resulted in the arrest of a 31-year-old Pottstown area man on several charges.

Brianna Keefe and Jess Young are Parkland Grads Turned Female Founders

Female CEOs shouldn't be a rarity in business, but that's (still) the world we're living in. According to the World Economic Forum, as of March of this year, only 15 percent of Fortune 500 company heads are women. But that didn't stop two local visionaries (and Parkland High School grads) from doing things their way and taking a seat at the head of the table.

Quick Results Grandview Speedway - August 6, 2022

He next event on the Grandview Speedway schedule is next Saturday, August 13, featuring the much anticipated Summer Classic, the 52nd annual Forrest Rogers Memorial for the T.P. Trailer Modifieds who will be racing for 50-laps and $10,000 to win the race in honor of the man who created and built Grandview Speedway.

Musikfest 2022: Willie Nelson BY: JANEL SPIEGEL

Willie Nelson… Forever… Always… “On The Road Again.” 98 Albums. Willie said he released his 98th album on his 89th Birthday. Seven decades of Willie Nelson. I spoke with Willie Nelson fans, Angela and Karen. They are huge fans of “Always on my Mind”. “Always on my Mind” has become a signature Willie song, it was written by, Wayne Carson, Mark James, and Johnny Christopher. Willie sang a variety of his hit songs, songs he’s written with his sons, and everyone from Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash, and many more.
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Lebanese festival in Easton gears up for second day of food, dancing

EASTON, Pa. – Thousands of people descended upon Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Catholic Church on Saturday, and many more are expected for the second day of the church's longstanding festival on Sunday. In its 46th year, the two-day celebration of Lebanese culture and heritage showcases the music, the...

Lesser powered Sportsman Modified of Jaden Brown beats 'em all in Del Hahn Tribute 77-lapper Modified main at Mahoning Valley Speedway

Mahoning Valley Speedway presented another installment in the popular Mahoning Valley Speedway Hall of Fame Series (MVSHoFS) with the Del Hahn Tribute, which honored the two-time champion from the speedway’s dirt days and as well as his accomplishments on the pavement. With Hahn’s signature 7over7 number as his trademark,...

Iration @ Stone Pony Summerstage, Asbury Park, NJ

Opening Acts: Atmosphere, Passafire (didn’t get to play), The Grouch w/DJ Fresh. Iration’s Sunshine & Summer Nights made its way to the Northeast and Asbury Park, NJ this weekend for another stop at the Stone Pony Summerstage. It’s been my first show there since *you know what* happened, and Iration’s first stop back in NJ in a while as well.

Pottsgrove Band Ends Concert Series in Sanatoga Park

SANATOGA PA – After another successful run of nearly weekly musical entertainment, this year’s edition of the Lower Pottsgrove summer concert series will end Sunday (tonight, Aug. 7, 2022) with a performance by the Pottsgrove Community Band. The show starts at 6 p.m. at the bandstand in Sanatoga Park on South Sanatoga Road.

Pottstown Arts Cultural Alliance Re-Opens on Facebook

POTTSTOWN PA – The Pottstown Arts Cultural Alliance page on Facebook, which was dormant and without an administrator for several months this year, is now being moderated by The Post Publications, publishers of The Sanatoga Post and The Pottstown Post. The administrator transition, which occurred Monday (Aug. 1, 2022),...