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  1. Guardian faults referees in 'Ebola' taunts directed at Nazareth boys soccer playerRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | NJ.com

    Referees overseeing a Nazareth Area High School boys soccer game where a black player was taunted by "Ebola" references and alleged racial slurs should have handled the game better, according to the guardian of the player ridiculed. Edward Bachert, the legal guardian of Ibraham Tounkara, 16, a Nazareth junior, said Monday the incident could have went in another direction if referees stepped in sooner and disciplined Northampton Area High School players for the taunts during the Oct. 9 game.

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  2. Nazareth Area school board proposes capital projects at district schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | NJ.com

    The Nazareth Area School Board is discussing replacing a 20-year-old roof at Shafer Elementary School in Nazareth. (Rudy Miller The projects discussed during Monday evening's board meeting included replacing roofs and improving blacktop surfaces.

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  3. Stroudsburg enters District 11 field hockey tournament as top seed thanks to win over EmmausRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Morning Call

    ... 20-0 yet lost to Pleasant Valley 1-0 on the Bears' only shot on goal. This time the Mounties will draw either Nazareth, a team they haven't faced, or those same PV Bears. This year Stroudsburg has twice beaten the Bears 4-0. "The reign's over. ...

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  4. EPC North Division football standings: Becahi and Stroudsburg have...Read the original story

    Yesterday | The Morning Call

    ... berth and the Mounties could claim the top spot if they win out and Easton falters against either Freedom or Nazareth. Here's a look at the 4A bracket from the District 11 website and remember that the top eight qualify and District 2 can only ...

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  5. Environmentalists host meeting tonight to fight PennEast PipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Morning Call

    PennEast has upped the size of the natural gas pipeline from the originally proposed 30-inch diameter to 36 inches. It also has filed a detailed route that takes the pipeline through Moore Township, passing just north of Bath, through Upper and Lower Nazareth townships, into Bethlehem... PennEast has upped the size of the natural gas pipeline from the originally proposed 30-inch diameter to 36 inches.

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  6. Stroudsburg is top seed in District 11 field hockey tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pocono Record

    ... will not play until Saturday, Oct. 25, when they play the winner of Wednesday's NO. 9 Pleasant Valley at No. 8 Nazareth contest (4 p.m.). Stroudsburg will host the match Saturday at 3:30 p.m. Defending district champion Emmaus, which lost to ...

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  7. Nazareth holds 2014 Halloween parade -- winners announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | NJ.com

    The parade, which travels throughout the borough's downtown, had gathered wizards, princesses, witches and superheroes to the tunes of the Nazareth Area High School Marching Band . Best appearing small group: First place, Jo Ann Rasy of Nazareth; Second, Freiss family of Bethlehem; and Third, William Penn Agency and Nationwide Insurance of Palmer Township.

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  8. Thumbs up, thumbs downRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Pocono Record

    ... two of the Konkrete Kids soccer coaches have resigned over their players' unsportsmanlike conduct. Thumbs up to the Nazareth students who instead supported the teen, wearing bracelets and posting tweets encouraging people to ...

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  9. James Franklin stops at three high school games Friday night in eastern PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | PennLive.com

    ... helicopter to three high school football games in almost as many hours in eastern Pennsylvania. Franklin started at Nazareth High School in Nazareth, Pa., to see the Eagles take on Whitehall and to check out Penn State commit Saquon Barkley . ...

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  10. Lehigh Valley weekend events include Halloween parades, Pocono food trucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Morning Call

    On Saturday: Nazareth's parade will start at 1 p.m. at Fairview and Belvidere streets and end at Nazareth High School on Center Street. The Emmaus Halloween Parade and 5K Race begins at 7 p.m. First up will be the 5K, which kicks off at the corner of Ninth and Chestnut streets.

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  11. 2 coaches resign after Pa. teen from Africa taunted about EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | WKRN

    Soccer player Ibrahim Toumkara, who plays for Nazareth, says players from the opposing team chanted "Ebola" at him because he's from West Africa. Coach Edward Bachert at Nazareth Area High School, who is also a local police chief, is the teen's guardian.

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  12. Soccer player on Ebola taunters: 'They just need to learn how to ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | NJ.com

    The Nazareth Area High School soccer player whom officials say was the subject of taunts about Ebola has a message for those who offended him. "They just need to learn how to give other people some respect," Ibraham Tounkara told 6abc in Philadelphia .

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  13. 'Ebola!' Pa. teen from West Africa taunted during soccer gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | New York Daily News

    'They just need to learn how to give other people respect,' Ibrahim Toumkara said after being taunted with chants of 'Ebola!' A 16-year-old Pennsylvania high school soccer player from West Africa was tormented with chants of "Ebola" by opposing players, taunting that eventually led to a fight and the resignations of two rival coaches six days later. Northampton Area School District boys soccer coach Craig Carvin and his assistant, Jason Melniszyn, resigned Tuesday after the allegations of unsportsmanlike acts directed at Nazareth Area High School junior Ibrahim Toumkara, WPVI reported .

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  14. School Soccer Team Taunts African Student with 'Ebola' Chant, Coaches ResignRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Mediaite.com

    Students on a Pennsylvania soccer team are facing discipline for taunting a West African student on the opposing team with chants of "ebola!" The soccer teams for both Nazareth Area High School and Northampton Area High School faced off last week, and players on the latter decided to pick on this 16-year-old boy. His legal guardian Edward Bachert told The Morning Call that these students also shouted racial epithets at him.

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  15. Target of alleged Ebola taunts speaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Morning Call

    Ibraham Tounkara tried his best to ignore the taunts, the fake coughs and the references to a man in Texas who died from Ebola. But the Nazareth Area High School soccer player from West Africa finally lost his cool during a game last Thursday when he asked a referee to repeat instructions and a Northampton Area High School player hurled another insult, he said.

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  16. 2 Northampton coaches resign over Ebola tauntRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Pocono Record

    ... school's code of conduct. The comments came during an Eastern Pennsylvania Conference game last week against rival Nazareth Area High School, where the 16-year-old soccer standout from Guinea lives with a teammate's family. The teen became upset and ...

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  17. Upper Nazareth supervisors can't get involved in 'eminent...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | NJ.com

    If representatives of PennEast Pipeline Co . LLC gain the nod from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to construct a natural gas pipeline through the properties of residents, Upper Nazareth supervisors can't do a thing about it.

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  18. Pa. Coaches Resign After Players Reportedly Hurl 'Ebola' Taunts At African Soccer PlayerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | CBS Local

    ... tudents who violated the school's anti-discrimination policy. He says the boy was shaken by the taunts. But he says Nazareth students have rallied behind him. Some have posted tweets with the hashtag, "EndRacism."

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  19. Northampton soccer coaches resign amid Ebola taunt allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | NJ.com

    ... Tuesday night, Northampton Area Superintendent Joe Kovalchik confirmed Wednesday. Northampton played the Nazareth Area School District Thursday and a Nazareth player was ejected from the game for charging at a Northampton player. Once at home, the ...

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  20. Soccer Coaches Resign After Opposing Player Taunted With Chants of 'Ebola'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Patch.com

    A teenager from Guinea in West Africa who now attends Nazareth Area High School in the Lehigh Valley was the target of a cruel chant of "Ebola! Ebola!" during a soccer game last week, and two soccer coaches have now resigned as a result of the taunts. Nazareth was playing Northampton Area High School when the taunts were made, reports The Morning Call , which says it has received two letters about the insults.

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