19 hrs ago
Former South Whitehall Employee, Husband Charged with Embezzling Nearly $1M from Township
Updated 2 p.m. Former South Whitehall recycling coordinator and utility supervisor Nancy Tonkin and her husband, a former township police officer, conspired to embezzle $854,497 from township coffers for more than a decade, according to Lehigh County District Attorney James Martin.
20 hrs ago
Driver Cited in 2-Car Crash, Police Say
A 30-year-old Emmaus man was cited for failure to yield following a two-car accident Tuesday morning at the intersection of Route 100 and Schaefer Run Road, according to Upper Macungie Police.
Mon May 20, 2013
Allentown school's fundraising golf tournament named for...
The Zachi Telesha/Mustang Open Golf Classic will be held at the Allentown Municipal Golf Course, 3400 Tilghman Street, with registration at 7:30 a.m. and a shotgun start at 8 a.m. The cost is $100 per golfer.
Sun May 19, 2013
Emmaus Bank, Church Damanged by Vandals, Police Say
Wells Fargo in Emmaus was recently damaged by vandals who spray-painted an exterior bank wall, according to a report by the Emmaus Police Department .
Who's Running for Emmaus Council?
Five candidates -- two Republicans and three Democrats -- are running for three open Emmaus Borough Council seats in the May 21 primary election.
Costco Gets Closer, Macungie Mayor's Move Top Local News
Lower Macungie Township is Tired of False Alarms The Lower Macungie Township Board of Commissioners is looking into less tolerance and stricter penalties for false alarms that needlessly call the fire department into action.
Fri May 17, 2013
Which Seat Does Julian Stolz Really Want?
Controversial East Penn School Board member Julian Stolz will be on Tuesday's primary ballot running for both Emmaus mayor and Emmaus Borough Council.
6 Seek Lehigh County Commissioner Seat in District 5
In one of the most contested races in the May 21 primary, four Republican candidates are seeking their party's nomination for a Lehigh County Commissioner seat in District 5. On the Democratic side, two candidates are seeking their party's nod for the seat.
Thu May 16, 2013
Judge: Pa. Molester Doesn't Have To Buy House
The parents of a young Pennsylvania girl sexually molested by a neighbor are facing a setback in their legal effort to force the man to buy their house.
Mayor Candidates Do Not Respond to Patch Questions
Two candidates, Incumbent Winfield Iobst and Challenger John F. Belin, Jr. , are on the ballot for the May 21 Democratic primary for Emmaus mayor.
Wed May 15, 2013
Powerball Jackpot Hits $360M: Buy Tickets in Emmaus
Wednesday night's Powerball jackpot has climbed to $360 million-the third highest Powerball prize of all time.
Copper Piping Stolen from Emmaus Homes, Police Say
Someone may have been confused about exactly what was for sale recently when it came to two empty homes in Emmaus.
Tue May 14, 2013
The Morning Call
Get your sugar fix at Allentown and Emmaus cupcake trucks | VIDEO, PHOTOS
Cupcake bakers are popping up all over, including in the Lehigh Valley where ArtsQuest's first Cupcake Bowl drew 15 area bakeries and caterers.
Mon May 13, 2013
Vandals Deface St. John's Church, Police Say
St. John's Lutheran Church in Emmaus was recently damaged by vandals who spray painted the church door and a window, according to a report by the Emmaus Police Department .
Sun May 12, 2013
Lehigh County Commissioners race features primary challenges to three board members
In this year's election for Lehigh County commissioners, all five district-based seats will be decided, with candidate fields ranging from uncontested to crowded.
Sat May 11, 2013
Burglary Arrests, New Steakhouse Top Local News
Here are the week's top stories from Salisbury Patch: 3 Arrested After Rash of Burglaries, Police Say : Two men and a juvenile were arrested late Monday following more than a dozen daytime burglaries in the township.
Thu May 09, 2013
Fatal Fire: Nearly $10K Raised to Help With Funeral Costs
The Emmaus community, with the help of Emmaus resident Sue Zacharda and the Business and Community Alliance, raised nearly $10,000 to help cover the funeral costs of the four victims of the fatal St.
Wed May 08, 2013
And the Emmy Goes to: Emmaus High School
Special to Patch by Emmaus High School Senior Chrissy Cilento Three Emmaus High School seniors were awarded a Regional Emmy on Tuesday by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
Mother's Day: Best Spots in Salisbury Area, Lehigh Valley
Bolete was the winner of last year's Reader's Choice poll on best place in the Salisbury area for Mother's Day dining.