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Unity Bancorp Declares Cash Dividend
Unity Bank provides financial services to retail, corporate and small business customers through its 15 retail service centers located in and Northampton County, Pennsylvania.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
'We're not afraid of the chief,' Nazareth councilman says, declines cupcake
Political blogger Bernie O'Hare pleaded tonight with Nazareth's council members to "take back" its police department -- and offered up a cupcake.
Mass murderer to accept fate at hearing?
Is he ready to die or will Michael Ballard try to have his death sentenced overturned? The admitted mass murderer will be back in court Friday to tell a judge if he wants to appeal or accept his fate.
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Suspect in Shenandoah homicide is extradited from New York
A state trooper stationed at the Belfast barracks deployed an electronic weapon on a Williams Township man who allegedly slapped him in the face and ignored repeated commands to stop Wednesday night.
Trial of two men charged in fatal South Side Bethlehem gunbattle delayed again
Javier Rivera-Alvarado, left, and Rene Figueroa arrive in wheelchairs for district court last year in Bethlehem.
Route 22 East multivehicle crash temporarily closes highway in Bethlehem Township
A wreck on Route 22 East shuttered the highway for a time this morning in Bethlehem Township, Pennsylvania , according to authorities.
Woman forges signatures of Lehigh Valley residents on state tax documents, court records say
A Pennsylvania Department of Revenue worker blamed her troubled personal life and hard-to-attain quotas for forging Lehigh Valley residents' signatures on tax documents, according to court records.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
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.
Police: Contractor agrees to build patio, instead cashes check and skips town
State Police are investigating a theft by deception incident involving a contractor paid to build a patio at a Northampton County home.
The Morning Call
Will proposed natural gas pipeline lower natural gas prices in the Valley?
Public Utility Commission records show Lehigh Valley customers of UGI Gas have seen their gas bills decline in recent years as Marcellus Shale production has increased.
The York Daily Record
Think Loud brings energy to York city
The northeast neighborhood of York city, where Think Loud Development has set up shop in the former Bi-Comp building, has traditionally been one of the poorest sections of the city, but many homeowners are proud of what they've put into their neighborhood.
Felon sold gun, meth to informant in Wind Gap, according to court records
Authorities with the Northampton County Drug Task Force arranged the purchase for Feb. 18 in the first block of South Broadway in the borough, court papers say.
Bushkill Township residents look to block private helipad proposal
Bushkill Township residents Bill Sprague, Larry Rohn and Rich Steiner are seeking to block plans for a private heliport at 1143 Keller Road.
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.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Lehigh University to pay for $150,000 of additional surveillance cameras off campus
Bethlehem police Chief Mark DiLuzio, center, speaks at an announcement today on Lehigh University buying $150,000 worth of new surveillance cameras for off-campus neighborhoods.
Aggressive driving crackdown planned along William Penn Highway corridor in Bethlehem Township, Pa.
Bethlehem Township, Pennsylvania, police are cracking down on aggressive driving next week and warn those motoring through the Northampton County township to be aware.
Northampton County executive vetoes requirement that Cabinet members live in county
Northampton County Executive John Brown vetoed an ordinance that would have required most cabinet members live within the county.
Wilson Borough contractor sentenced to state prison for home improvement fraud
Northampton County Judge Jennifer Sletvold today sentenced Jerry Allen Jr. to one to two years in a Pennsylvania state prison followed by five years of probation.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
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Three suspected child predators arrested over past week
Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced the arrest of two Pennsylvania men and a New Jersey man on unrelated charges as part of ongoing efforts to target the online sharing and distribution of child pornography.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Northampton County seeks new name for Easton area senior center
Two seniors dance in 2013 at the South Side Senior Center in Easton. The two Easton centers have merged and will move to Forks Township.