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Two-vehicle crash in Downtown Easton results in injury, authorities report

A two-vehicle crash early today in the 400 block of Washington Street in Easton resulted in at least one minor injury, according to a Northampton County emergency dispatch supervisor.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

NJ.com

Attorney general's office investigates Bethlehem's National Museum of Industrial History

The National Museum of Industrial History was to be located on East Third Street in Bethlehem, but fundraising and construction are on hold pending the findings of a state attorney general investigation.

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NJ.com

Northampton County might not hire a new director of court services

The position, which oversees the county's row offices and archives, became vacant last week with the termination of Archie Disidore , who was appointed in 2006 by former Executive John Stoffa.

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NJ.com

Pilots increase offer in effort to save Braden Airpark in Forks Township; vote expected today

A group of an estimated 50 pilots fighting to save Braden Airpark has increased its offer to $1.6 million to buy the property from the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority and plans to request an extension to seal the deal.

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Related Topix: Flying, Life, Hobbies

NJ.com

Woman stole diamond ring from Lower Saucon Township home, police say

A woman from Hanover Township, Northampton County , allegedly stole jewelry from a Lower Saucon Township family that she visited to cut hair, according to court papers.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

NJ.com

Northampton County Executive John Brown talks with Slate Belt residents at first town hall meeting

Speaking in his hometown of Bangor , Brown stuck by the nomination after being questioned about her lack of college degree, saying she has what it takes to deliver projects and get things done.

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NJ.com

Democratic Senate candidates will debate for chance at 40th district seat

The League of Women Voters of Northampton County and the Gracedale Nursing Home are holding a candidates forum for the 40th Senatorial District Democratic primary race, according to a release from the League of Women Voters.

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WFMZ

Sean West enters guilty plea in Easton stabbing

Twenty-three-year-old Sean West, who stabbed a man in the back several times last September, has entered a negotiated guilty plea in Northampton County Court.

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Related Topix: Easton, PA

NJ.com

Bangor council president nominated as Northampton County director of administration

Northampton County Executive John Brown has nominated Cathy Allen, the president of Bangor Borough Council, to take over as director of administration for the departing Tom Harp .

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NJ.com

Forks Township house fire reported this afternoon

As firefighters vent the roof on April 21, 2014, during a house fire at 2560 Clark Place in Forks Township, flames become visible on the front gable.

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Related Topix: Fire

WFMZ

Fire breaks out in home next to Bangor fire house

Crews in Northampton County quickly put out a house fire that broke out right next to the fire house.

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Related Topix: Bangor, PA

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Law.com

'Judges can keep relatives on their payrolls; Ethics committee...

"Judges can keep relatives on their payrolls; Ethics committee finding benefits two Northampton County jurists who employ family members": Riley Yates has this front page article in today's edition of The Morning Call of Allentown, Pennsylvania.

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NJ.com

Upper Mount Bethel Township may offer cover crop program in lieu of sludge

A plan to provide free cover crops to farmers could find new life after Upper Mount Bethel Township supervisors failed to approve it last week.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Morning Call

Seniors keep nonprofits afloat with volunteer spirit

Every Friday, Cynthia Caddoo loads a cooler full of food in the back seat of her gray Chevrolet Prizm and sets out on a 50-mile round trip on the back roads of northwestern Lehigh County.

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Related Topix: Chevrolet Prizm, Sedan, Chevrolet, Lehigh County, PA, Germansville, PA, New Tripoli, PA

NJ.com

Northampton County executive, 100 days into office, forges new path, draws criticism

In the first 100 days of his administration, Northampton County Executive John Brown has been sued , seen his major cost-savings initiative denied and watched his relationship with some members of county council sour.

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The Morning Call

Save the dates for these Lehigh Valley events

DONLEY AWARDS LUNCHEON: Community Services for Children will present The Inez and Edward Donley Awards for Children's Advocacy at a luncheon noon April 23 in the Founders Room at The Sands Conference Center.

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Related Topix: Allentown, PA, Easton, PA, Dining, Coplay, PA

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Erie Times News

Eagle webcam enthralls viewers, aids research

On a recent afternoon, Bill Powers perked up with excitement when his PixController Inc. webcam of the bald eagles' nest in Hays reached an impressive benchmark.

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Related Topix: Pittsburgh, PA, Murrysville, PA

NJ.com

Easton man charged with assaulting security guard at county welfare office, police report

Lloyd Vaughan was arrested by Easton police following a Thursday afternoon assault at the Northampton County Assistance Office, 201 Larry Holmes Drive.

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Related Topix: Easton, PA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Freedom ends for Easton man wanted for drug-related cases

Jackson ran in the opposite direction across the Bushkill Creek and climbed up a steep hill in an attempt to escape.

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Related Topix: Easton, PA

NJ.com

Two Cabinet members departing Northampton County government

Two Northampton County Cabinet members are on their way out as the transition of Northampton County Executive John Brown's administration continues.

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