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  1. 2 Slate Belt towns considering new regional police forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 |

    Portland and Upper Mount Bethel Township officials have agreed to ask the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development for help to conduct a study regarding a potential joint police force. Upper Mount Bethel disbanded its own police department in 1996 and Portland has a police department with five part-time officers, who provide about 80 to 90 hours of coverage per week for the borough.


  2. Slow response times prompt Slate Belt towns to rethink ambulance coverageRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 |

    Township Supervisors' Chairman John Bermingham said he has spoken to Portland Mayor Lance Prator, who is also interested in investigating different ambulance options. "Citizens were reaching out to me to ask if there is any way to get quicker response times," Bermingham said.


  3. Slate Belt communities celebrate 1st-ever Independence Day paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 |

    In 1945, Barrett Transue watched as his community ran through the streets of downtown Portland to ring the bell signifying the end of WWII. Seventy-two years later, he sits in his wheelchair on the curb of State Street beside his wife, Doris, and daughter, Elise, watching the area's first-ever Independence Day parade.


  4. Missing biker found dead: 'Big future was ahead,' friend saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 |

    Kevin Woolf was admired by friends and family as a man they could turn to for advice, cheer them up in times of sadness and mentor youngsters on the ropes of life. His boss, Michael Kearney of ORC Racing in Portland, said Woolf quickly became a technician he could depend on, regularly working long hours just to finish jobs.


  5. Body of missing biker recovered after 5-day searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 |

    Kevin Woolf, 32, is seen in a Facebook profile photo from July 2013. He was reported missing June 13, 2017, to Pennsylvania State Police at Belfast.


  6. Pa. state police open satellite office to speed up response timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 |

    State police and township leaders have reached a deal that will establish an office for troopers at the municipal building at 387 Ye Olde Highway. State police recently signed off on an agreement to have 24-hour, seven-day-a-week access to the office.


  7. These Norco seniors are 'outstanding'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 |

    Outstanding Seniors include, front, from left: Beverly Lambert, Linda Roberts, Mary Jane Long, Joan McBride, Ruth Mary McIlroy and Harriet Abt. Standing from left: Suzanne Styers Boundy, Betty Gailey, Mark W. Queen, Sherman LaBarre, Shirley Cline and Marlene Walker.


  8. Slate Belt teen charged in Penn Jersey Mart robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 |

    Ezekial Dingle, left, and Alan Oren are led into a district judge's office on May 3, 2017. , theft and receiving stolen property.


  9. 'Phantom vehicle' causes teens' pickup to overturn, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 |

    Two teenagers riding in a pickup truck escaped injury when they were run off the road by what Pennsylvania State Police described as a "phantom vehicle," according to a news release. The reported hit-and-run crash occurred about 8:30 p.m. April 13 on River Road about 1/8 of a mile north of Pine Tree Lane in Upper Mount Bethel Township , state state police at Belfast.


  10. Slate Belt Ponzi scheme victims: 'Just having their say helped'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 |

    Walter "Buddy" Lambert, walks with his wife Patricia on Sept. 23, 2014, outside federal court in Reading, Pa., after pleading guilty in the Blue Mountain Consumer Discount fraud case.


  11. 'She gave them the best:' Single mother of 4 remembered after freak crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2017 |

    But she rarely showed it and did the best she could for each of the children, said Heath's mother, Elaine Heath of Lower Mount Bethel Township. Last year, Tanya Heath saved cash to buy her 19-year-old daughter, Brianna, a new car as a graduation present.


  12. Slate Belt group seeking to establish new animal shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 |

    This boxer that was chained in a basement in Pen Argyl was recently rescued by the Slate Belt Animal Control Officer Christine Mammi.( A group of Slate Belt residents are discussing the possibility of opening a new animal shelter to help address a lingering problem with stray dogs and cats. The Slate Belt Council of Governments recently formed the Slate Belt Animal Advocacy Group, which wants to establish the animal shelter, expand the role of the local animal control officer and provide other services needed for the local pet population.


  13. Book offers a personal look at life during WWIIRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 |

    Marc Blau, of the Slate Belt Heritage Center , spoke recently to members of the Bangor Women's Club about the book he, Chip Turtzo, Karen Brewer and Deanna Ruzanski assembled and published entitled "Letters to Homefront Magazine: A Love Story Between a Community and its World War II Soldiers." In addition to the committee of writers, volunteer readers helped read and grade the content of the 4000+ letters written to Bangor residents and Homefront magazine publishers Horace and Mona Strunk.


  14. Single mom seeks Slate Belt district judge seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 |

    Fehnel, 32, said she is a single mother with district court experience. She resigned her job as a staffer with District Judge Douglas Schlegel's office in February to run for the district judgeship now held by Alicia Zito in the Bangor area.


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