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3 hrs ago | NJ.com

Easton Restaurant Week returns July 27 with focus on Northampton County farms

Ocean will participate in Easton Restaurant Week later this month. The restaurant's Scallop BLT is shown here.

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15 hrs ago | NJ.com

Bethlehem drug arrests reported near South Side's Yosko Park

The Yosko Splash Park is a popular spot in July 2012 on South Side Bethlehem. City police today announced two drug arrests a block from the park.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Bethlehem, PA

Fri Jul 11, 2014

NJ.com

Palmer Township man begs for treatment during child porn sentencing

A Palmer Township man apologized for sending child pornography over the Internet and begged a judge to get him sexual offender treatment before being sentenced to Northampton County Prison.

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WFMZ-TV Allentown

Kneebone Wilson pleads guilty in hit & run accident

Wilson Kneebone, the Martins Creek man whose vehicle crtically injured a Lafayette College freshman after her rowing team practice, pleaded guilty to some of the charges against him in Northampton County Court Friday.

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Related Topix: Wilson, PA, Martins Creek, PA, Lafayette College

WFMZ

Alburtis man causes I-78 accident, flees scene

Two Lebanon County residents were injured on Interstate 78 in Northampton County Friday morning when another driver hit their car, causing it to spin out of control.

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Related Topix: Alburtis, PA, Lebanon County, PA, Easton, PA

NJ.com

Man stabbed, dies in Moore Township, emergency dispatches say

A 36-year-old man was stabbed and died early this morning in Moore Township , according to emergency radio reports.

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Related Topix: Hokendauqua, PA

NJ.com

Bethlehem man wanted on attempted murder charge is jailed

Andy Diaz was arraigned Thursday night in front of on-call District Judge Roy Manwaring in the city, according to a Northampton County Prison employee.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Pocono Record

Former Bangor teacher pleads guilty to trespass

A former Bangor Area High School teacher pleaded guilty to criminal trespassing Thursday, avoiding more serious charges that he rummaged through students' gym bags.

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Related Topix: Bangor, PA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

NJ.com

Nephew of late Wind Gap woman admits to pilfering her bank accounts

Michael Dovyak lived with his aunt Martha Liero in Wind Gap as he stole more than $230,000 from her, court records say.

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Related Topix: Wind Gap, PA

WFMZ

Northampton County exec picks three for cabinet

They are Luis Campos as director of administration, James Hunter as director of fiscal affairs and David Dalrymple as sheriff.

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Related Topix: Muhlenberg College, Lehigh University, Bangor, PA

NJ.com

Easton man wounded during murder in church parking lot faces new heroin-dealing charges, police say

A felon who Easton police say threatened a man at gunpoint over the weekend now faces charges in connection with dealing heroin, according to court records.

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NJ.com

Easton man pleads guilty for role in 2009 Easton Cafe murder

Franklin Barndt , 37, was scheduled to appear before President Judge Stephen Baratta today to argue his testimony before a Northampton County grand jury last year could not be used against him .

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Easton, PA, Wilson, PA

NJ.com

Easton, Palmer police, Northampton County Drug Task Force serve narcotics warrant on South Side

The Easton police Special Response Unit helped the Northampton County Drug Task Force serve a narcotics search warrant this morning at 942 W. Berwick St. in the city, Lt.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Easton, PA

NJ.com

New plans submitted for 265 homes at Green Pond Country Club in Bethlehem Township, Pa.

A new developer has submitted plans to build 265 homes at Green Pond Country Club in Bethlehem Township, Pa.

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WFMZ

Panto says Easton on the right course in driver's license-immigration issue

Easton Mayor, Sal Panto Jr., Wednesday night defended the city's recent decision to support legislation that would give driver's licenses to people in the country illegally.

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Related Topix: Easton, PA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

WFMZ

Hail hits Northampton County community

Golf ball sized hail hit a Northampton County community on Wednesday evening. It was around 6:00 p.m. when Lisa Todd said she started seeing large rain drops in her Moore Township neighborhood.

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Related Topix: Weather

NJ.com

Bethlehem sting stops 15 drivers for failing to yield to pedestrians

They were pulled over during a pedestrian sting at the intersection of North New and Fairview streets between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. today.

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WFMZ

Mosquito samples test positive for West Nile in Lehigh, Northampton counties

Four mosquito samples in the area have tested positive for West Nile, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Bethlehem, PA, Lehigh County, PA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

NJ.com

Palmer Township woman charged with embezzling more than $230,000, court records say

A Palmer Township woman stole more than $230,000 from her employer over the course of 11 years, according to court records Heather Joy Mineo, 44, took the money from First Patriot Abstract of the Lehigh Valley, a Bethlehem Township , Pennsylvania, title searching business where she served as a title agent and office manager, police said.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

WFMZ

Community rallies around Forks fire victims

A Northampton County community is rallying behind a family after they were forced out of their home Sunday night.

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