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Chemical scare in Northampton prompts tips for safe recycling
A chemical scare at a plant in Northampton County has prompted a waste management facility to remind everyone about the do's and don'ts of recycling.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
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.
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.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Severe Thunderstorm Watch in Effect
The National Weather Service issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 2:00 a.m. Monday for the following Pennsylvania counties: Berks, Bucks, Lehigh, Carbon, Monroe, Lancaster, Montgomery, Chester and Northampton.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
The Morning Call
Fresh local produce finds new home in Hellertown
"Buy fresh, buy local" isn't just a mantra, it's a movement - with an ever-growing number of people wanting to not only eat healthier, but also support neighborhood businesses.
Don't be alarmed: Bus rollover 'accident' in Northampton is just a drill
The drill will begin with an "accident" scene at 8 a.m. at Horwith Freightliner Storage Facility at Clear Springs and Horwith drives in the borough.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Bethlehem man accused of dealing heroin in Easton
State police conducting a narcotics investigation in Easton have arrested a Bethlehem man accused of selling heroin, according to court records.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Northampton students spend summer with science
More than 50 students in Northampton County are spending their summer break in the classroom as part of a program designed to give them a greater chance at career success.
Dead man found in Lehigh River in Northampton identified as Coplay resident
Craig M. Anthony, of the first block of South Second Street, was found lying face down in the river just off the bank, according to Northampton police.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Body found in Lehigh River in Northampton County
"Upon the officers arriving they found a male floating in the river face down up on the shore basically, really wasn't floating," said Detective Glen Deist with the Northampton Borough Police Department Scott Pedersen, a Northampton resident, was walking with his fiance and their 16-month-old grandson when they spotted the body in the river.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Nazareth police arrest 4 allegedly dealing heroin, seize $2,500 worth
Nazareth police say they were conducting a monthlong investigation into two men they suspected were selling drugs in the borough.
Bear Sighting Reported in Northampton
A bear was spotted Tuesday morning, Northampton Township Police said. According to police, the bear sighting was reported at 10:15 a.m. behind Richboro Elementary School on Upper Holland Rd. Several bear sightings have been reported in the area in recent weeks.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
It's Gonna Be A Hot One
You might want to find a spot in the shade -- it's gonna be a hot one. Temperatures will be in the mid to upper 90s on Tuesday in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, the National Weather Service says, and could reach into the 100s just south of the DelMarVa Peninsula.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Thunderstorm Watch in Effect on Thursday
The heat will stay as showers return later on. Glenn "Hurricane" Schwartz tracks Hurricane Arthur and his impact on the holiday weekend in the 7-day forecast.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Bath man drives work utility truck to drug deal in Northampton, court papers say
A Bath man sold marijuana to a police informant in October while driving a work utility truck, according to court records.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Lehigh Valley Republicans point to increase in education spending in Pennsylvania budget
The 2014-15 Pennsylvania budget may not yet have the signature of Gov. Tom Corbett or make a serious dent in the state's public pension crisis, but Lehigh Valley Republicans praised their efforts in getting it passed and spending increased.