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Police ID Suspect in Deadly Shooting Outside Pa. Target

Police have identified and are searching for an “armed and dangerous” suspect in a botched drug deal that led to a robbery and deadly shooting outside a Northampton County Target store last year. On August 8, 2021, 20-year-old Elijah Johnson and 22-year-old Jayzell Sanders were inside a car...
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Roofer gets prison time for not paying taxes

HAZLETON, Pa. — A roofing company owner will spend six months in federal prison for failing to pay payroll taxes. Officials say Charles Ehrenberg, owner of Ehrenberg Roofing and Construction in Hazleton, failed to collect and pay payroll taxes totaling over $100,000. In addition to spending time behind bars,...
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Bethlehem Township shopping center anchored by Giant grocery store gets new name, renovations

A Bethlehem Township shopping center that is in the middle of booming residential development is getting a new name and new tenants. The Shops at Bethlehem at 2920 Easton Ave. is the new name for the old Easton Commons. Anchor tenant Giant Foods has renewed its lease and renovated the interior of the store, according to NAI Summit, which handles leasing at the 166,000-square-foot shopping center.

Championship night: The Colonial League and EPC baseball and softball titles will be decided at two locations

Almost every team in every sport starts out its season with a goal of winning the league championship. That’s certainly the case for all eight teams that will be in action Thursday when the Colonial League and Eastern Pennsylvania Conference crown their champions in baseball and softball. But for the Notre Dame-Green Pond baseball team and the Northampton softball squad, the incentive is a ...

Electrical company to open Palmer distribution center, create 100 jobs

A European electrical equipment manufacturer will take one of the new warehouses in Palmer Township’s Chrin Commerce Centre, creating more than 100 jobs. ABB announced Wednesday it will open a distribution center for its Installation Products Division at Carson 33. The 350,000-square-foot building is located at 1000 Carson Court, adjacent to an Amazon Fulfillment Center and a UPS Hub. It is on ...

Tamaqua business donates baby formula

TAMAQUA, Pa. — Baby Luca joined his mom Kayla at State Representative Jerry Knowles' office in Tamaqua for baby formula. To combat the ongoing formula shortage in Schuylkill county, the New Tamaqua Truck & Trailer LLC donated 60 cans of formula to the representative's office to help moms like Kayla.

Parkland School District homeowners could see first tax hike in 2 years

The Parkland School District is looking at raising taxes for the first time in two years. In a 6-2 vote Tuesday night, the board approved a proposed $216.2 million budget with a 1.2% property tax increase. The board has to pass a final budget by the end of June. If the proposed property tax increase goes into effect, the millage rate would increase by 0.19 mills, which would amount to a net ...

Warren Hills defeats Rutgers Prep - Girls lacrosse recap

Lydia Aron accounted for four goals to lead Warren Hills over Rutgers Prep 9-4 in Washington. Warren Hills (4-11) took a two-goal lead into halftime before outscoring Rutgers Prep 5-2 in the second half. Katie Conklin also scored three goals and scooped up seven ground balls. Jen Bekos and Maggie...

Man charged in fatal shooting outside Lower Nazareth shopping center turns himself in

A Harrisburg man charged in a fatal shooting in a Lower Nazareth Township shopping center last year has turned himself in to Colonial Regional Police. Kevin Littles, 22, of the 600 block of Lemar Avenue in Harrisburg turned himself in on Wednesday, the Northampton County District Attorney’s Office said. He will be arraigned later in the evening. The development comes nearly two weeks after ...

Lamont McClure proposes to build a daycare center at Gracedale

Lamont McClure and the administrators of Gracedale Nursing Home are requesting County Council approve adding a daycare facility to the campus which will provide a financial incentive to attract CNAs, LPNs, RNs and other support staff. “It’s difficult for every industry to hang onto workers right now, but especially so...

“Mountain Magic” Art Exhibition at Hawk Mountain

Kempton, PA. – Berks County artist Jon Bond will present “Mountain Magic” at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Kempton, PA. The art exhibit will be ongoing May 27 through June 24, daily from 8am – 5 pm. “Mountain Magic” will feature 42 original works that capture the magic, mystique, and harsh beauty of Hawk Mountain and the rural landscape of Albany Township. Works include egg tempera, oil, watercolor, and silverpoint drawings.

District 11 track & field: Wilson’s Damon Simpson has a memorable day

Many competitors come to the District 11 Track & Field Championships expecting to medal. A select handful show up at Whitehall’s Zephyr Sports Complex with a legitimate chance to earn a gold medal. Damon Simpson — and his friends on Wilson’s 400-meter relay team — showed up Wednesday afternoon looking for records. They found them. Simpson won the Class 3A 100 by breaking his district record ...