Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Northampton County News

Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | York Dispatch

Think Loud

The CEO of a York-based company that received a $5 million grant from the state earlier this month was convicted in 2010 of a third-degree felony theft related to business transactions in Northampton County.

Comment?

Related Topix: York, PA, US Governors, Tom Corbett

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Morning Call

Lehigh Valley's Big Monster Entertainment is producing new TV show 'Saving Heroes'

An ordinary looking building on Commerce Way in Hanover Township, Northampton County, boasts a little but growing piece of Hollywood.

Comment?

Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Easton, PA

NJ.com

Firefighters respond to Downtown Easton building

Emergency workers were called to 65 N. Fourth St., according to a Northampton County emergency dispatcher.

Comment?

Related Topix: Fire

PA Office of Attorney General Press R...

Five suspected child predators arrested on unrelated charges

Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced the arrest of five Pennsylvania men on unrelated charges as part of ongoing efforts to target the online sharing, downloading and distribution of child pornography.

Comment?

Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Susquehanna, PA, York, PA, York County, PA

NJ.com

Lehigh County-based Chaar to open new pet supply store in Northampton County

Renovations are underway at the former Blockbuster Video in the Saucon Valley Square shopping center off Route 378, ElChaar said.

Comment?

Related Topix: Lehigh County, PA

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Armed robber fires gun, gets away with cash from mini mart

Police are looking for a robber who used a handgun during a mini mart robbery in Northampton County late Thursday.

Comment?

Related Topix: Bethlehem, PA

NJ.com

Allentown man lies about military records during drunken driving sentencing, court papers say

There was only one problem with the extensive list of foreign countries rattled off by an Allentown man who claimed to have served in the U.S. Army for the last five years -- none of it was true, according to district court documents.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Army, US Military

NJ.com

Judge rules Bethlehem widow's same-sex marriage tax appeal can continue

A Bethlehem widow's petition to have her same-sex marriage recognized by the state will be allowed to continue despite Pennsylvania's attempts to capitulate to her demands.

Comment?

WFMZ

Nature center closes amid investigation

"Today we announce the closure of a nature center that opened against the odds," said founder Karen Dolan, while speaking at a podium in the nature center Thursday in front of a group of supporters.

Comment?

Thu Jul 24, 2014

NJ.com

Photos, cash and cellphones seized from Easton home authorities...

Bellamy, known by the street name "Tchell-Bell," faces two counts each of attempted homicide and aggravated assault and three counts of reckless endangerment after shooting at and wounding Shane Walden, 22, and Lahteek Smith, 22, both of New York, on a porch Sunday afternoon in the 1500 block of Washington Street in Wilson Borough .

Comment?

Related Topix: Drugs

NJ.com

Forks Township woman accused of stealing more than $500,000 from Lehigh County workplace

A former Palmer Township woman is accused of stealing more than $500,000 from the Whitehall Township business she was previously accused of setting on fire.

Comment?

Related Topix: Lehigh County, PA, Credit Card Debt, Personal Finance, Whitehall, PA, Tax

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Mold problem closes part of library in Wilson

Part of a library in Northampton County is off-limits because of a mold problem, and it's a problem that's affecting Wilson's youngest readers.

Comment?

Related Topix: Libraries, Wilson, PA, Kids, Family

NJ.com

Alleged gunbattle shooter accused of trying to hire inmate to kill...

Rene Figueroa allegedly offered $50,000 to a fellow inmate if the man killed two witnesses in a pending homicide case.

Comment?

PA Office of Attorney General Press R...

Northampton County man arrested after traveling to meet 7-year-old 'girl' for sex

Agents from the Office of Attorney General's Child Predator Section have arrested a Northampton County man accused of using the Internet to sexually proposition what he believed was the father of a 7-year-old girl and then traveling in order to meet the young girl for sex.

Comment?

Related Topix: Nazareth, PA, Lehigh County, PA, Whitehall, PA

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Officers charge 'pervy' dad soliciting sex with minor through online ad

A state police special agent, trained in investigating online child sex crimes, responded to an ad wanting to meet 'another pervy dad to hang out with.'

Comment?

Related Topix: Nazareth, PA

PennLive.com

Pa. couple attacks bartenders when their 6-pack beer purchase is denied after 2 a.m.

The customer isn't always right. Not if the customer is trying to purchase a six-pack of beer in Pennsylvania after the PLCB witching hour of 2 a.m. But that refusal didn't go down so well with one Nazareth, Pa., couple.

Comment?

Related Topix: Nazareth, PA, Allentown, PA

NJ.com

Central Moravian retired Rev. Douglas Caldwell remembered for church, Lehigh Valley accomplishments

The Rev. Douglas Caldwell certainly had a great impact on Bethlehem area Moravians during his 26 years as senior pastor at Central Moravian Church.

Comment?

Related Topix: Allentown, PA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

NJ.com

Upper Mount Bethel Township man sentenced for breaking into same home 3 times

Northampton County Senior Judge Leonard Zito sentenced a sniveling Zachery Belvario to two to six years in state prison for breaking into John and Patricia Dewitsky's home in the 2200 block of North Delaware Drive between April and September 2013.

Comment?

Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison, Stroudsburg, PA

NJ.com

Deal being sought for Forks Township man accused of having $10,000 of drugs in home

A Forks Township man who was the subject of an Easton police drug raid in May gave up his right to a preliminary hearing today, but authorities don't expect the case to go to trial.

Comment?

Related Topix: Drugs

NJ.com

Witness in Easton killing saw suspect point gun moments before fatal shots, documents state

A witness to a 2013 murder in an Easton bar saw the gunman level a handgun toward the victim moments before gunshots were fired, according to recently unsealed court documents.

Comment?

Related Topix: Violent Crime

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••