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13 min ago | WFMZ

Fire breaks out in home next to Bangor fire house

Crews in Northampton County quickly put out a house fire that broke out right next to the fire house.

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Related Topix: Bangor, PA

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Law.com

'Judges can keep relatives on their payrolls; Ethics committee...

"Judges can keep relatives on their payrolls; Ethics committee finding benefits two Northampton County jurists who employ family members": Riley Yates has this front page article in today's edition of The Morning Call of Allentown, Pennsylvania.

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NJ.com

Upper Mount Bethel Township may offer cover crop program in lieu of sludge

A plan to provide free cover crops to farmers could find new life after Upper Mount Bethel Township supervisors failed to approve it last week.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Morning Call

Seniors keep nonprofits afloat with volunteer spirit

Every Friday, Cynthia Caddoo loads a cooler full of food in the back seat of her gray Chevrolet Prizm and sets out on a 50-mile round trip on the back roads of northwestern Lehigh County.

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Related Topix: Chevrolet Prizm, Sedan, Chevrolet, Lehigh County, PA, Germansville, PA, New Tripoli, PA

NJ.com

Northampton County executive, 100 days into office, forges new path, draws criticism

In the first 100 days of his administration, Northampton County Executive John Brown has been sued , seen his major cost-savings initiative denied and watched his relationship with some members of county council sour.

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The Morning Call

Save the dates for these Lehigh Valley events

DONLEY AWARDS LUNCHEON: Community Services for Children will present The Inez and Edward Donley Awards for Children's Advocacy at a luncheon noon April 23 in the Founders Room at The Sands Conference Center.

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Related Topix: Allentown, PA, Easton, PA, Dining, Coplay, PA

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Erie Times News

Eagle webcam enthralls viewers, aids research

On a recent afternoon, Bill Powers perked up with excitement when his PixController Inc. webcam of the bald eagles' nest in Hays reached an impressive benchmark.

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Related Topix: Pittsburgh, PA, Murrysville, PA

NJ.com

Easton man charged with assaulting security guard at county welfare office, police report

Lloyd Vaughan was arrested by Easton police following a Thursday afternoon assault at the Northampton County Assistance Office, 201 Larry Holmes Drive.

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Related Topix: Easton, PA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Freedom ends for Easton man wanted for drug-related cases

Jackson ran in the opposite direction across the Bushkill Creek and climbed up a steep hill in an attempt to escape.

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Related Topix: Easton, PA

NJ.com

Two Cabinet members departing Northampton County government

Two Northampton County Cabinet members are on their way out as the transition of Northampton County Executive John Brown's administration continues.

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NJ.com

Truck crash into house prompts road closures in Bethlehem Township, Pa.

A truck drove into a house this afternoon, resulting in some road closures in Bethlehem Township, Pa.

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NJ.com

Easton police detain man after assault victim found at welfare office

Easton police took a man into custody this afternoon after an assault victim was found at the Northampton County Assistance Office on Larry Holmes Drive.

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WFMZ-TV Allentown

Beyer wins ballot challenge for state House seat

Commonwealth Court Judge Renee Cohn Jubelirer ruled Thursday that Michael Beyer will be the Democratic challenger to take on Republican incumbent Justin Simmons for a seat in the state house in November's election.

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NJ.com

Colonial Regional police find SUV stolen out of Bethlehem during traffic stop

A 37-year-old man was stopped early this month in Hanover Township, Northampton County , after police learned the SUV he was driving had been reported stolen out of Bethlehem.

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Related Topix: Bethlehem, PA

NJ.com

Freemansburg police get gun-mounted lights

Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli presented a check for $2,600 to Freemansburg police Chief Todd Pantuso on Tuesday night to pay for tactical lights and new holsters.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Freemansburg, PA

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Northampton Co - Rt 946 Project in Moore Twp

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced work will begin April 21 on a project to rehabilitate PA 946/Community Drive between Ranger Drive and Cherry Hill Road in Moore Township, Northampton County.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

WFMZ

Lower Saucon moves forward with plans for playground

The Lower Saucon Township Council April 16 approved plans for a new playground in the amount of $53,413.63.

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WFMZ

Train cars up-righted after accident

How do you move a 240,000 pound train car? It's a question engineers had to answer after a Saturday train derailment in upper Northampton County.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Wyoming County, PA

NJ.com

Grand jury recommended charges in 2012 shooting at Bethlehem Township, Pa., hotel

A Northampton County grand jury has recommended criminal charges be filed in a December 2012 shooting at a Bethlehem Township, Pa., hotel, but authorities have not yet acted on it.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

NJ.com

New grand jury will continue work of investigating unsolved crimes, Northampton County DA says

Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli said he will convene a new grand jury to investigate unsolved crimes as he released a report detailing the previous grand jury's work for the past two years.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Violent Crime, Easton, PA, State Prisons, Prison

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