Discover the Top 4 Pubs in Northampton: A Must-Visit Guide
In this article, we're exploring four exceptional pubs located in Northampton. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts. Please feel free to share your experiences in the comments section below.
Coroner IDs Body Found In Bethlehem Parking Lot
Sergio Barajas of Allentown, 31, was found in the parking lot at 2141 Stefko Boulevard, said the Northampton County Coroner's Office in a release. His autopsy was completed on Monday, Feb. 26 but his cause and manner of death are pending further testing, Coroner Zachary Lysek said. According to his...
Thunderstorms with marble-sized hail to hit Pennsylvania Wednesday
A report was issued from the National Weather Service on Wednesday at 2:06 a.m. for strong thunderstorms until 2:30 a.m. for Lehigh, Northampton and Bucks counties. The storms could bring marble-sized hail (0.5 inches). "At 2:06 a.m., Doppler radar tracked a strong thunderstorm over Springtown, or 9 miles southwest of...
Whitehall vs. East Stroudsburg North boys basketball at Liberty| PHOTOS
Whitehall plays East Stroudsburg North in a District 11 boys 5A semifinal Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2024, at Liberty High School.
A Toast to Easton: Uncovering 4 Must-Visit Pubs
This article presents a guide to four delightful pubs in Easton. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
North Whitehall planners OK Route 309 Business Park featuring Wawa
N. WHITEHALL TWP., Pa. –The North Whitehall Township Planning Commission recommended preliminary/final land development plan approval for a proposed business park Tuesday night at the township building. The plan, called Route 309 Business Park, is slated for 12 acres at Schneck Road and Route 309. The business park would...
Whitehall turns out for this truck fire
Monday afternoon around 5:14PM Lehigh County transmitted the box for MacArthur Road and Fairmont Streets turning out Engines 36, 37, 38 and Deputy 35-1 (Bilder) for a truck fire. Mike of NVP: Media Services was a few blocks away on dispatch and arrived prior to the Fire Department and found...
Family member says she's waiting for justice 41 years after firefighter's death following fire thought to be arson
ALLENTOWN, Pa. - A 41-year-old arson case that resulted in the death of a firefighter may be getting a second look. In 1983, Allentown firefighter Robert Spangenberg suffered a heart attack while fighting a fire. Now, fire department officials say a detective with APD has taken custody of the 1983 case files. The firefighter's daughter is hoping this will bring her family some closure.
‘Chain of survival’ celebrated as Catasauqua mom saved from cardiac arrest reunites with care team
Katie Young and her 3-year-old daughter, Ada, weren’t feeling well one Friday almost a year ago, so Young and her husband, Adam Young, stayed home from work. Their son, Holden, just 6 months, was teething, but the couple managed to put the kids down for a nap inside their Catasauqua home.
Three charged in alleged 2016 arson in Carbon County
LANSFORD BOROUGH, CARBON COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Pennsylvania State Police say they are investigating new information about an arson that occurred in 2016 in Carbon County. According to PSP on Monday, January 11, 2016, at 4:12 a.m. a fire ignited at an unoccupied double-block home in the 500 block of East Front Street, Lansford Borough in […]
Driver sentenced for fatal DUI turnpike crash
CARBON CO. (WOLF) — A Shavertown man has been sentenced for a fatal wrong-way DUI crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike back in 2018. Joseph Persico was charged in January 2020 following a wrong-way Turnpike crash back in November 2018. According to police, Persico was traveling south in the northbound...
Lehigh County couple plant flower best appreciated from a distance: 'The first time I smelled it? Something's dead'
NEW TRIPOLI, Pa. - Daffodils, violets, naked lilies, make up the seasonal colors of Bud and Beverly Longenbach's Lehigh County landscape. However, the flower they dig the most, may be best buried. "When these here open up, they are going to stink bad," Bud said. "What are they going to...
Lehigh County borough's police chief retiring
CATASAUQUA, Pa. -A borough police chief in Lehigh County has announced his retirement. Douglas Kish stepped down on Friday. Officer John Wiseman is now "officer in charge" while the department looks for a new chief. Catasauqua borough officials say Kish's retirement is "well deserved." It comes less than two months...
Dorney's newest roller coaster step closer to debut
S. WHITEHALL TWP., Pa. – Dorney Park's newest roller coaster is one step closer to making its debut. The amusement park said the track circuit for Iron Menace was installed Tuesday, with crews working throughout the morning to put the last orange piece in place. With the final track...
12-year-old threatened administrators of Monroe County school, police say
A 12-year-old boy is accused of making violent threats toward administrators at the Monroe County middle school he attended, state police said. The boy was arrested Monday and charged with causing or risking a catastrophe, threat to use weapons of mass destruction, making terroristic threats and reckless endangerment in the case. He was sent to a Northampton County juvenile detention center.
Central Catholic Boys Basketball beats Pottsville| PHOTOS
Allentown Central Catholic plays Pottsville in a District 11 boys 4A semifinal Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2024, at Liberty High School.
See all homes sold in Lehigh County, Feb. 19 to Feb. 25
The following is a listing of all home transfers in Lehigh County reported from Feb. 19 to Feb. 25. There were 38 transactions posted during this time. During this period, the median sale for the area was a 1,884-square-foot home on High Street in Bethlehem that sold for $259,000. Allentown.
Charter school fails again with bid to open in Allentown School District
ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Officials for a local charter school will be hoping for better outcomes Monday night than they received last week in Allentown. The Allentown School Board unanimously rejected the Lehigh Valley STEAM Academy Charter School’s application to open in the district. The charter school also failed last year with a bid to open in Allentown.
4 Allentown buildings earn 'Energy Star' certification
ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Four office buildings in Center City Allentown earned an "Energy Star" certification, according to a press release from City Center Commercial Asset Management. Energy Star certification is awarded by the United States Environmental Protection Agency to buildings that demonstrate "superior energy performance." According to the press...