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7 min ago | WFMZ

State Theatre seeks Freddy Award evaluators

Operators of Easton's State Theatre are seeking qualified evaluators to help determine winners of its Freddy Awards for excellence in high school musical productions.

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Related Topix: Easton, PA, Theater, Arts

2 hrs ago | Pocono Record

2 CVS workers hurt as car hits wall at Airport Road store in Lehigh Valley

A car crashed into the wall of the CVS Pharmacy in Hanover Township, Northampton County, on Monday afternoon, knocking a shelf into workers inside, police said.

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6 hrs ago | WFMZ

Crayola to color outside state lines

On Tuesday, Crayola CEO Mike Perry announced that the Northampton County based company will open the Crayola Experience Orlando in the Summer of 2015.

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7 hrs ago | NJ.com

Bethlehem man who sells marijuana to informant is found with pot, cocaine, ecstasy, court papers say

A Bethlehem man accused of selling marijuana to a police informant working with the Northampton County's Drug Task Force had bags of the drug along with cocaine, ecstasy and a prescription pill in a bag nearby when authorities arrested him.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Freemansburg, PA

11 hrs ago | NJ.com

Roughly 30 people exposed to unknown chemical at Northampton...

Several people were expected to be transported to a local hospital after exposure this morning to a hazardous material at the Greenstar Recycling plant in Northampton , according to a Northampton County dispatch supervisor.

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Related Topix: Northampton, PA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

NJ.com

Bethlehem Township, Pa. residents oppose homes that would disrupt...

Bethlehem Township residents packed the township municipal building tonight to oppose a plan to build 265 homes at Green Pond Country Club.

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NJ.com

Northampton County executive seeking cost-cutting ideas for Gracedale

During the Northampton County executive's second town hall meeting, he stressed the need to be more cost conscious, especially at Gracedale , the county nursing facility.

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WFMZ

Residents rally to save Green Pond farm from development

"Save Green Pond" is the rallying cry from people who live in one part of Northampton County, now that a developer wants to build hundreds of homes near a popular marsh area.

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Related Topix: Allentown, PA

WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Chemical exposure reported at Pa. recycling plant

Authorities in eastern Pennsylvania say five people were taken to the hospital after exposure to some kind of chemical at a recycling plant.

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Related Topix: Northampton, PA

WFMZ

Owner locates stolen iPad, homeless man arrested

After an iPad was stolen from a vehicle in Northampton County, the owner helped police locate the item using a GPS feature.

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Related Topix: Bath, PA, Northampton, PA

WFMZ

Horse show benefits animal shelter Peaceable Kingdom

Folks turned out on a beautiful Sunday for a horse show at Willowbrook Farm in Northampton County to benefit Peaceable Kingdom animal shelter.

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NJ.com

Easton man uses razor blade to slash 27-year-old in the Downtown, police say

A 25-year-old Easton man is in jail this morning after slashing a 27-year-old with a razor blade on Sunday night in the 400 block of Northampton Street, city police report this morning.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

NJ.com

Some seniors harbor doubts about Easton Area Senior Center move to Forks Township

South Side Easton resident Kay Hank, seen here in 2013, is worried about getting to a relocated senior center.

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NJ.com

Meals on Wheels gets grants to help serve fresh fruits, vegetables

Two years ago, Meals on Wheels of Northampton County made it a priority to start buying fresh, local produce whenever possible.

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Times News

Bucket truck crashes into tree

A tree trimmer was seriously injured Friday morning when his truck rolled away while he was in the bucket trimming a tree.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Lehigh County, PA

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