Wednesday May 15
The Morning Call
Touchstone gives young playwrights a stage
Touchstone Theatre Ensemble member Emma Chong has been a part of the company's Young Playwrights Festival for more than four years.
Mon May 13, 2013
Freemansburg fire damages row homes; no one hurt, police say - UPDATE
Staring into a wall of smoke in his home this morning, Rick Buskirk got his daughters and girlfriend out of their row home.
Crews work to extinguish Freemansburg row home fire
Sat May 11, 2013
Young Playwrights' Festival fosters creativity at an early age
A scene from the one-act play "The Jungle" is performed on stage during the 2012 Touchstone Theatre Young Playwrights' Festival.
Fri May 10, 2013
Catasauqua man accused of firing gun on Freemansburg towpath
William Orlando Hughes , 34, of the 700 block of Front Street, was arraigned today on charges of carrying a firearm without a license and recklessly endangering another person, court records state.
Mon May 06, 2013
Bethlehem Area School District to build playgrounds again
The Bethlehem Area School District is planning to take over playground building in the district.
Fri May 03, 2013
Charles Rogers found with drugs after smashing SUV window, banging on ...
A man was found with two kinds of drugs after he used a bat to smash the window of his SUV and bang on the windows of a home he shared with his girlfriend, officials said.
Thu May 02, 2013
Four Democrats running for three seats on Freemsburg Council
Four Democrats are seeking three vacancies on the borough council. The winner of the May 21 primary election will move on unopposed to the November election.
Wed May 01, 2013
Casino Cash Cage Supervisor Stole $10K, Police Say
A supervisor in the "cage"-the center of cash storage and distribution at the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem -is accused of stealing $10,000 from his employer, according to court papers.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Charles Zebley waves at officer, charged with DUI after chase, police say
A Monroe County motorist who kept waving at a police officer he was trying to elude was drunk, officials said.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
5 Slashed in Fights at Party, Police Say
Five people, including a 25-year-old Bethlehem man and a 25-year-old Freemansburg man, were slashed or stabbed in fights that broke out early Saturday at a large party at 8996 Kings Highway in Lynn Township, state police at Fogelsville said.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Freemansburg councilman challenges longtime mayor in election
The man who's held it for 32 years says he still has what it takes to lead the riverside community, but a councilman has stepped up to begin a new era of leadership.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Freemansburg woman held on cocaine, marijuana charges after borough drug raid
A 58-year-old Freemansburg woman was jailed Thursday after borough police and the Northampton County Drug Task Force issued a search warrant at a borough home, police report this morning in a news release.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Runners support family of fallen Freemansburg police officer
Hundreds of runners hit the streets of Bethlehem this morning to honor a Freemansburg police officer who gave the ultimate sacrifice.
Harrisburg woman on drugs when she struck motorcyclist, police report
Denisse A. Maldonado , 23, of Harrisburg, was traveling east on Pembroke Road at 3:04 Sunday afternoon, police say.
Sun Apr 21, 2013
PPL Plans Rebuilding of 'Key Power Line'
PPL has announced that it plans to rebuild a "key" transmission line in the Saucon Valley area.