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51 min 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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Related Topix: Bangor, PA, Easton, PA

4 hrs ago | The Morning Call

Franklin Hills winemakers announce distillery plans in Bethlehem

The Social Still, a new distillery pitched for the CRIZ in South Bethlehem at the site of the former Gozstonyi Saving and Trust Bank.

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Related Topix: Bethlehem, PA, South Bethlehem, PA, Wine, Drink, Bangor, PA

6 hrs ago | NJ.com

Easton shooting victim woke to bang, gunshot wound to face, court papers say

Michael Rivera woke from a nap to the deafening sound of a gunshot and the searing pain of a bullet wound to his face, according to court documents.

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Related Topix: Allentown, PA, Fountain Hill, PA

10 hrs ago | NJ.com

Lehigh Township infant's 2011 death requires more investigation, DA says

Kenneth Wanamaker Jr. and Jessica Hoffman are accused of failing to get proper dental care to their 6-year-old daughter.

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Related Topix: Dentistry

14 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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Related Topix: Prison, Easton, PA

22 hrs ago | The Morning Call

Right name, wrong man leads to week in jail

Jose Alicea, a Bethlehem resident, works at Singh Auto Group on Nazareth Pike, detailing used vehicles for the car dealership.

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Related Topix: Prison, Bethlehem, PA

Mon Sep 01, 2014

WFMZ

Baby whose parents married in NICU comes home

A baby boy in Northampton County is home from the hospital, after his parents exchanged their vows in a hospital's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in March.

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Related Topix: Tatamy, PA

NJ.com

Drug court in Northampton County could save money, take pressure off system, proponents say

Northampton County Judge Craig Dally is one of several court officials investigating a potential recovery court aiming to provide treatment to addicts.

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Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons

Sun Aug 31, 2014

NJ.com

Upper Nazareth Township residents want answers for fire-prone electric meters

Ben Miller and his Upper Nazareth Township neighbors had no idea they faced home-threatening fire hazards until an observant contractor pointed them out, according to Miller.

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WFMZ

Pen Argyl apartment building on fire

Nine people were temporarily evacuated from their homes after fire broke out at an apartment building in Pen Argyl Sunday afternoon, according to investigators.

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Related Topix: Pen Argyl, PA

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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Related Topix: Easton, PA, Allentown, PA

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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Related Topix: Easton, PA, Education Etc.

Sat Aug 30, 2014

WZZO

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IN AN UNUSUAL OCCURANCE, ADMITTED MURDERER MICHAEL BALLARD SAYS HE DOESN'T WANT ANOTHER PSYCHIATRIC EVALUATION AND IS PREPARED TO BE EXECUTED.

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Related Topix: Weather, Canadensis, PA, Chris Christie, US Governors

The York Daily Record

Democrats to host senate campaign news conference

Linda Small, D-New Freedom, is scheduled to join other Democratic leaders and state Senate candidates at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday for a campaign stop at the Main Rotunda of the Pennsylvania State Capitol building.

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Related Topix: New Freedom, PA, York County, PA, Dauphin County, PA

The Morning Call

Her wrist slashed, Bangor woman surrenders to police after standoff

A Bangor woman gave herself up to police Thursday evening after she had barricaded herself in her home and phoned threats to hurt herself and officers, according to police radio reports.

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Related Topix: Bangor, PA

The Morning Call

Bethlehem man who assaulted pregnant girlfriend gets 6-12 years in prison

Bethlehem man who admitted trying to snap his pregnant girlfriend's neck and pointed a gun at her was sentence A Bethlehem man who attacked his pregnant girlfriend, choking her and placing a gun against her head, will spend the next six to 12 years in state prison.

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Related Topix: Bethlehem, PA, State Prisons, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Fri Aug 29, 2014

NJ.com

Bethlehem mom accused of leaving baby in van at bar pleads guilty, report says

A Bethlehem mother pleaded guilty today to charges filed after she allegedly left her infant in her minivan while she drank for about five hours at Keystone Pub in Bethlehem Township, Pennsylvania , The Morning Call reports .

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Related Topix: Prison

WFMZ-TV Allentown

SPCA removes 118 animals from shed in Upper Nazareth; charges pending

Dozens of animals are now being cared for by the SPCA after being removed from a shed in Northampton County.

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Related Topix: Nazareth, PA

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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Related Topix: Easton, PA

NJ.com

Bangor police, task force raid borough home, take man into custody, find heroin, cash, chief says

Bangor police and the Northampton County Drug Task Force raided a borough home this morning at 310 S. Main St., chief Scott Felchock says.

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Related Topix: Bangor, PA

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