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Easton, Pennsylvania is located in Northampton County. Zip codes in Easton, PA include 18043, 18044, and 18040. The median home price in Easton is $99,900 which is roughly $66/per square foot. More Easton information.

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3 hrs ago | Lewistown Sentinel

Man pleads in shooting death of wife before kids

An eastern Pennsylvania man accused of having killed his estranged wife in front of their three children has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.

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4 hrs ago | NJ.com

Bangor Trust Building to see new life as apartment building

Todd Miller has had a lot of sleepless nights thinking about the Bangor Trust Building over the last eight years.

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8 hrs ago | NJ.com

Driverless Easton fire truck rolls into street in 1989 - Almanac Sept. 2, 2014

Actor-comedian Chuck McCann is 80. Actor Mark Harmon is 63. International Tennis Hall of Famer Jimmy Connors is 62. Actor Keanu Reeves is 50. Actor-comedian Katt Williams is 41. 1914: To serve the king: "Forrest Mitchell, of Winnipeg, Canada, who married Miss Clara Bixler, of this city , has been drafted in the English army, and Mrs. Mitchell is ... (more)

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

NJ.com

Big Boy statue swiped in Bethlehem Township, Pa., in 1989 - Almanac Sept. 1, 2014

Sept. 1, 1989: "Elby's Big Boy, in protective custody at the Bethlehem Township police department."

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Morning Call

Man wanted in Easton shooting arrested in Allentown

Easton police said Ricardo Mendez-Acevedo was arrested Saturday in Allentown. He is charged with attempted homicide in an Easton shooting.

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NJ.com

A Clean Slate offers resources for Slate Belt addicts

Jana Morris , executive director and founder of Recovery Revolution, said Northampton County officials consulted her about the need for a center in the Slate Belt in addition to her rehab facility in Bangor.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

NJ.com

Easton police: Several shots fired in West Ward overnight

Several shots were fired early this morning in the area of South Ninth and Ferry streets in Easton , the second incident of gunfire in the neighborhood in as many days, city police reported today.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

NJ.com

Easton police seek man on attempted homicide charge in shooting that...

The shooting, which left a 23-year-old city man in serious condition, "was over drugs," Easton police Lt.

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The Morning Call

Police investigate shooting in Easton

Northampton County Constable Lance Wheeler was prepping for a neighborhood pig roast event on Friday afternoon when he heard pop and heard a man yell.

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The Morning Call

Easton Area close to settlement on attorney fees in Boobies case

After nearly four years of fighting in the courts, Easton Area School District is within days of closing out its unsuccessful defense of a ban on breast cancer awareness bracelets with the slogan "I Boobies!" District officials must decide whether to approve a settlement with the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania on how much money the ... (more)

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The Morning Call

Mass murderer Michael Ballard tells judge he wants execution carried out ASAP

Mass murderer Michael Eric Ballard, who says he wishes to abandon his appeals and be executed, was in court Friday.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Patch.com

Project Of Easton CEO Gets Award

ProJeCt of Easton Chief Executive Officer Janice Komisor received an inaugural George Wolf Public Education Award from the Easton Area School District on August 20 at the Easton Area Middle School.

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The Morning Call

Shiloh Baptist Church in Easton hosts forum on being young and black

Community member Devin T. Dobson, of Bethlehem asks a question during a community forum called 'To Be Young, Black and Male in America' held at the Great Shiloh Church in Easton on Wednesday night.

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NJ.com

Northampton County judge defends life sentence for teenage murder

Northampton County Judge Michael Koury argued in a 127-page document that his life sentence of murderer Qu'eed Batts should stand.

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BroadwayWorld.com

So Good for the Soul: a Tribute to Motown Opens State Theatre's 88th Season, 9/20

Take a trip down "Memory Lane" featuring the songs and sound America grew up with.

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NJ.com

Nicole DiCello wins 1989 Northampton County Junior Miss title - Almanac Aug. 27, 2014

In 1967, Brian Epstein, manager of The Beatles, was found dead in his London flat from an overdose of sleeping pills; he was 32. Actress Tuesday Weld is 71. Actor Paul Reubens is 62. Country singer Colt Ford is 45. Actress Chandra Wilson is 45. Actress Alexa Vega is 26. The moon sets 8:31 p.m. today, rises 9:15 a.m. Thursday.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

WFMZ

Easton needs more black educators, pastor says

Pastor Phillip Davis of the Greater Shiloh Church said the district has a significant "imbalance" when it comes to race and income.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

WFMZ

Even with surplus, Easton faces pension problems

A new audit shows Easton is in the black again, but rising pension costs are putting a squeeze on the city and Mayor Sal Panto is asking for help from Harrisburg.

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Philly.com

Changes to Pa. festival mulled after violence

Officials in an eastern Pennsylvania city plan to consider changes to a popular annual music festival following several violent incidents at or near this year's events.

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NJ.com

First day of school at Paxinosa Elementary School in Easton 2014

Third-grader Gage Partington arrives an hour before school starts on Northampton Street in Easton.

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