Northampton County upcoming roadwork
Restriction: Lane restriction with flagging. Restrictions in effect (time of day): 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Restriction: Lane restriction with flagging. Restrictions in effect (time of day): 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Will rain cause delays? Yes. Municipality: Williams Township. Road name: PA 611/South Delaware Drive. Between: Browns Drive and...
Lehigh Valley food safety inspections: Unsanctioned fermentation; unknown sushi pH; unsanitized utensils
Here are the food safety inspection reports from Lehigh and Northampton counties, conducted the week of Feb. 18. Each week, we highlight the inspection reports provided through the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. The department performs the inspections in many areas, while some municipalities such as Allentown and Bethlehem conduct their own inspections. All establishments are ...
Moving on up: Rob's tribute to the architect of 69 News
A journalism hero is moving upstairs. Wait. That sounds like I'm making a metaphor for ....something more final. This man remains alive and well. He is literally moving upstairs, to the second floor at WFMZ-TV. You may not know his name. He's not on the air. But he's behind what's...
Downed tree coupled with storm leads to over 1.8K without power in Northampton County, utility says
More than 1,800 properties are in the dark Friday morning in Northampton County — the result of Wednesday’s gusty storm and a tree fall onto utility lines, companies say. As of 8 a.m. Friday, Met-Ed, a First Energy company, is reporting 1,846 Northampton County residents and six Lehigh County residents without power. The area effected appears to be mostly in the Slate Belt and Nazareth areas, as well as some folks in Williams Township. Met-Ed’s six customers effected in Lehigh County are all in Lynn Township.
A Taste of the Sea: Discover 3 Exceptional Seafood Spots in Nazareth
# Exploring the Top Three Seafood Restaurants in Nazareth Are you a seafood lover? Then you're in for a treat! This article highlights three exceptional seafood restaurants in Nazareth. If you have already had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments, we would love to hear about your experiences. Please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Live at Noon: Shapiro administration pitches millions for main street revitalizations
Members of Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro's administration are in Allentown pitching millions of dollars for revitalizing main streets across the commonwealth. They're using the city as an example of what can be done. 69 News Reporter Blakely McHugh reports live with more on the proposal.
Bath woman, 65, charged with hit-and-run of bicyclist in Quakertown
QUAKERTOWN, Pa. — A 65-year-old woman from Bath, Northampton County, faces charges for the hit-and-run of a bicyclist in Quakertown. According to police, Deborah Nemeth, of Bath's Kocher Lane, hit a bicyclist in Quakertown and fled the scene on Thursday, Feb. 15. Nemeth is charged with accidents involving personal...
New Carbon County store to showcase American-made home decor, gifts
WEISSPORT, Pa. - A new destination for hand-crafted baskets, pillows, framed artwork, seasonal accents and other home furnishings is set to open this weekend in Carbon County. Simple Home Pennsylvania, a store offering unique home decor and gifts, including many items made in the United States by artisans and crafters, will hold a grand opening at 11 a.m. March 2 at 500A Bridge St. in Weissport.
Allentown arson K-9 Judge dies just shy of 15th birthday
ALLENTOWN, Pa. — The city of Allentown, and people across the Lehigh Valley, are mourning the loss of a beloved former member of the city's fire department. Judge, the Lehigh Valley's first arson K-9, served the Allentown Fire Department for eight years. He died Friday morning at the age of 14. Working with Judge every step of the way was his handler, retired Allentown Fire Chief Lee Laubach.
A Seafood Lover's Guide to Allentown: 3 Restaurants You Can't Miss
This article presents a tour of three noteworthy seafood restaurants in Allentown. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If yes, we would love to hear about your experiences in the comment section below:
Lehighton doctor settles with U.S. for alleged False-Claim Act violations
EYEWITNESS NEWS (WBRE/WYOU) — A Lehighton family medicine doctor has settled a civil lawsuit filed by the U.S. over alleged “False Claim Act” violations. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Dr. Peter J. Baddick III has agreed to pay the U.S. $60,000 to resolve any civil liabilities for alleged […]
‘Very excited': Popular arepa and empanada bar moves to new Lehigh Valley location
EASTON, Pa. - A family-run restaurant known for its delectable arepas, empanadas, cholados and other Colombian specialties has found a new home in Northampton County. Little Cali Arepa & Empanada Bar, serving made-from-scratch Colombian food and drinks, on Saturday opened at its new location at 1029 Butler St. in Easton.
Marcus & Millichap Brokers $12.5 Million Sale of Parkway Shopping Center in Allentown, Pennsylvania
Allentown, Pa. — Marcus & Millichap has brokered the $12.5 million sale of Parkway Shopping Center, a 133,314-square-foot retail center located in Allentown. Colin Reder, Derrick Dougherty and Scott Woodard of Marcus & Millichap arranged the sale on behalf of the undisclosed seller. Neil Campbell and Ian Nordfors of IPA Capital Markets, a division of Marcus & Millichap, secured debt financing on behalf of the buyer. Metro Commercial and KW Commercial will continue to manage and lease the property on behalf of the new ownership.
PPL signs tentative agreement to sell former headquarters in Allentown
ALLENTOWN, Pa. — PPL Corporation has reached a tentative agreement with D&D Realty Group to sell its iconic former headquarters on 2 N. Ninth Street in downtown Allentown. D&D Realty Group said it plans to convert the 450,000-square foot property to a mixed-use development with commercial spaces, apartments, and other amenities, according to a news release from the company.
Lehigh Valley weather: More rain ahead as March begins. What else does the forecast hold?
The Lehigh Valley could see rain over the next few days. After a few warmer days and one particularly windy night, the area is expected to get rain Saturday and there is a possibility for more rain again next week. The National Weather Service said rain will arrive overnight Friday and continue through Saturday before tapering off to light showers in the evening. Forecasters with the local ...
Gas leak in Northampton County prompts evacuations [Updated]
A gas leak Thursday morning prompted evacuations of some Northampton County residents. County 911 dispatchers said there was a reported gas leak about 10:30 a.m. in the 100 block of West Water Street in Hellertown. John Mason, a UGI spokesman, said a contractor working in the kitchen of a home damaged a fuel line. Emergency crews evacuated about 25 nearby residents by the time UGI officials ...
Construction, traffic delays coming to South Whitehall for gas project
South Whitehall Township residents can expect road closures and traffic delays when UGI Utilities Inc. begins its gas main replacement work there on Monday. Construction, which UGI expects to finish by May, will occur Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., according to a UGI news release Friday. “The work is part of UGI’s commitment to provide safe and reliable service,” the company ...
Cops searching for attempted homicide suspect in Southside Bethlehem shooting
Police are searching for an 18-year-old attempted homicide suspect they say shot a woman Wednesday afternoon in Southside Bethlehem. Allen Jahmell Grimes, of the 600 block of Cherokee Street, remains on the lam. Grimes is being charged with criminal attempted homicide; aggravated assault; simple assault; recklessly endangerment; and possessing instruments of crime.
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.