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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...
Easton Heritage Day fireworks shooting, more recent events show need for tougher gun laws | Letter
Recent news had a picture of the NRA speakers podium with a placard detailing two rifles. Not AR15s. Not pistols. Not expanded ammunition clips. Just two hunting-style rifles. It gives the impression the NRA advocates safe hunting and good sportsmanship. Instead, it appears the organization has been corrupted by gun and ammo manufacturers to lobby for unrestricted access to all guns.
Shot Spotter Now Implemented in Phillipsburg, Police Chief Says
PHILLIPSBURG, NJ – During the Town Council meeting held February 28, 2024, Chief of Police Robert Stetner informed the council of the recent implementation of "Shot Spotter"--an advanced gunshot detection device to be used in Phillipsburg. Paid for by a government grant, the spotter detects gunshot activity and very quickly leads officers to the source, he said. New Jersey Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin announced in March 2023 that Phillipsburg was one of 20 law enforcement agencies across New Jersey awarded grants to acquire and expand their technology to combat gun violence. The grants, which were made available using federal American...
Easton relay stuns field, itself at Day 1 of District 11 3A swimming meet
The first day of the District 11 Class 3A boys and girls swimming championships pretty much held to form Friday night at Parkland High School. That is, until the session’s final event, the boys 200-yard freestyle relay. Easton Area High School’s quartet of seniors Ethan Lapham and Marco Niosi,...
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 ...
PA issues arrest warrant for NJ contractor with shady past
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. — Police in Bucks County have issued an arrest warrant for a New Jersey contractor who started three projects and then never returned to complete them. Bernard Kanuck III, of Franklinville, New Jersey, the owner of Alpha One Construction, in one case was contacted by a business owner a sidewalk repair, according to the Central Bucks Regional Police Department. He was also paid by two residents for a similar project.
‘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.
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 ...
Cockfighting rings exist in Bucks County. Why they can go largely undetected
The criminal investigation into an alleged large-scale cockfighting ring in Central Bucks County is continuing, but animal rights advocates say that underground bloodsport rings operating in the suburbs are not unprecedented. What is rare is that authorities were able to interrupt a match taking place, they said. “It exists in...
Police investigating vehicle break-ins in Hellertown
HELLERTOWN, Pa. - Police in part of Northampton County are investigating after somebody broke into two vehicles Feb. 25. Police took a report around shortly before 3:30 p.m. at Polk Valley Park in Hellertown of two separate vehicles being entered by breaking a window, according to a news release from the Lower Saucon Township Police Department.
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 ...
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...
Community honors former volunteer firefighter in Lehigh Valley
BUSHKILL TWP., Pa. - Family, friends, and first responders from across the region honored a former volunteer firefighter in Northampton County. They gathered for a service, and a "last ride," for Harrison Kline from Bushkill Township. Kline died on Sunday at the age of 71. The procession started at Bushkill...
This Bucks County Town was Ranked One of the Most Charming in All of Pennsylvania
Home prices are skyrocketing nationwide, including in these Bucks County towns, which have the fastest-growing home prices in Pennsylvania. A popular town in Bucks County was ranked as one of the best small towns in the entire state, with other local areas making the list as well. Emily Zemler wrote about this town and others for PureWow.
Ex-Moravian University student charged with rape on Bethlehem campus, police say
A 19-year-old from New Jersey was jailed on rape and related charges, according to court records identifying him as a Moravian University student at the time of the alleged incident. Bethlehem police said they were contacted last June 15 about the alleged sexual assault on April 2 in a residence...
Lehigh Valley shopping center sold for $12.5 million. Find out which one
A shopping center in Allentown’s south side was recently sold for $12.5 million. Commercial real estate brokerage firm Marcus & Millichap announced that the 133,314-square-foot Parkway Shopping Center along Lehigh Street was sold after the previous owner spent more than $2 million in improvements. “Thanks to previous ownership, an admirable repositioning of the asset was achieved over the ...
Local Lafayette Graduates Team Up to Create Affordable Housing in Lehigh Valley
Lafayette College graduates Emanuel Santa-Donato and Mike Handzo are working together to create affordable housing in Lehigh Valley. Santa-Donato is a senior vice president at Tomo, a mortgage company, while Handzo is the senior director of capital and special projects at Community Action Lehigh Valley. They discovered their shared Lafayette background during this project, which aims to build five affordable townhomes in Glendon, near Easton.
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.
Northeast Regional Class 3A wrestling tournament | PHOTOS
Wrestlers compete in the Northeast Regional Class 3A wrestling tournament Friday, March, 1, 2024 in Bethlehem.