19 hrs ago
Reading Eagle/Reading Times
Pennsylvania's Agricultural Land Preservation Board recently safeguarded 1,906 additional acres on 23 farms in 11 counties, including Berks, through the state's farmland preservation program.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Lehigh and Northampton counties to receive more than $540,000 from Marcellus Shale impact fee
The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission announced that Lehigh County will receive $295,556.52, and Northampton County will get $249,942.70.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Emergency responders search Lehigh River after report of missing kayaker in Northampton
Emergency responders searched the Lehigh River for several hours tonight after receiving a report that a kayaker had gone missing on a span of the river near Canal Street Park in Northampton Borough.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
The Morning Call
Sons take dad's words to heart
You don't need a resume. No college or high school degree is required. And the vetting process is highly dubious.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Public Schools to Suffer Under House Budget, State Lawmaker Says
Newtown's state Representative says public education will suffer if a $28.3 billion budget approved Wednesday in the House is signed by the governor later this month.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Looking for some FREE summer fun for your kids? How about bowling?
Beginning in 2008, the Kids Bowl Free program has served more than one million children and 700,000 families across North America each summer.
The Jersey Journal
Pennsylvania man arrested on two warrants
FRENCHTOWN - Jacob Monser-Brewer, 22, of Northampton, Pa. was arrested June 1 on warrants from Plainsboro and Readington.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Corbett Will Sign Bill Banning Abortion Coverage in Obamacare Exchanges
By Gary Joseph Wilson | PA Independent HARRISBURG - Women in Pennsylvania will have the right to choose insurance through the state health exchange, but it won't extend to abortion.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
The Daily Times
Va Shore: Northampton native Tyler Webb drafted in 10th round by New York Yankees
Webb was the No. 314 overall selection. A third-team All-America this year by Collegiate Baseball and a second-team All-SEC honoree, the Gamecock southpaw is among SEC leaders with 17 saves including nine saves in conference contests, according to the University of South Carolina athletics website.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Contractor who admitted stealing from customers in 2012 did it again in Allen Township, police say
Edward L. Humphrey , 41, of Scranton, Pa., used his business Total Remodeling of Northeast Pennsylvania to contract with Leeander and Katherine Gray, of the 100 block of Lappawinzo Road in Allen Township, for second-floor remodeling work, according to police.
Pa. officials checking for dog licenses, rabies vaccinations next week in Northampton County
The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture will be checking for current licenses and rabies shots during a week-long dog warden canvas event starting Monday.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Man stole mountain bike, case of beer from garage, police say
A man is in custody after running away when he was found prowling near a garage where a mountain bike and a case of beer were stolen, officials said.
Sat Jun 01, 2013
14 Good Jobs That Don't Require a College Degree
The following story was provided by AOLJobs.com By Dan Fastenberg As tough as the labor market is, college grads still have an easier time than those with only a high school degree.
Wed May 29, 2013
Liberty High School defeats PV 6-2 in District 11 4A softball semifinal -
Liberty High School defeated Pleasant Valley 6-2 in the District 11 4A softball semifinal on Wednesday night.
Tue May 28, 2013
'Big Fox' Sighted in Hellertown
A Patch reader reported seeing a "big fox" early Tuesday morning at the south end of Hellertown.
Mon May 27, 2013
Teen Dad Sold Marijuana with Baby in Room, Police Say
With his 1-month-old daughter in the room, the infant's 17-year-old father allegedly sold marijuana in an undercover buy last month in Pen Argyl, court records say.
Wed May 22, 2013
Nazareth Shooting Victim Identified
The Nazareth man who killed himself Monday night as authorities were approaching with an arrest warrant has been identified.
Authorities say Allentown man shoved girlfriend through glass door
Witnesses called police during a Northampton domestic dispute when the victim came crashing through a glass door, according to court records.
Ex-Employee Brought Machete to Car Wash, Police Say
Palmer Township police were dispatched around 6:15 Sunday morning to Rudy's Car Wash, after a former employee allegedly showed up with a machete The man who allegedly had the machete-Vernon Fountain Jr.
Tue May 21, 2013
Northampton and Lehigh County 2013 primary election is today
Reporters Sara Satullo, Lynn Olanoff and Tom Shortell are out at campaign parties in Northampton county tonight.