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It's not over. Heavy afternoon snow bands to 'whack' Allentown, Bethlehem, expert says

As the snow fell Wednesday morning and a low pressure system got organized off the Atlantic coast, some things became clear to people who are in the business of predicting accumulation. "A big event is unfolding and we just have to be patient," the National Weather Service office in Mount Holly, New

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-03-21 16:02:38

SUV into pole cuts power in Bethlehem neighborhood (PHOTOS)

PPL Electric Utilities reported power out at 130 Bethlehem properties following a crash Wednesday in the city's Northeast section. It occurred just before 1 p.m. in the 2500 block of East Boulevard, at Lansdale Avenue. A red SUV slid into a utility pole, shearing it off near its base. East Boulevard

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-03-21 18:35:15

Mom, Kids Arrested In Franklin Drug Dealing Bust

FRANKLIN, NJ - A New Brunswick mother and her two children were arrested following a month-long investigation into drug dealing within Franklin Township and New Brunswick, Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson announced. Monique R. Walker, 28; Ronda Walker, 49; and Dymarkis T. Walker, 27,

PATCH - 2018-03-21 12:55:11

A backyard chicken expo is one of many things to do in Morris County this week

ParsippanyThe Friends of the Parsippany Library is accepting prom dress donations through March 31 at the Parsippany Main Library, 449 Halsey Rd. Dresses must be brand new or gently used for high school girls. All proceeds from the sale will go toward library programming for Morris County teens. A p

DAILY RECORD - 2018-03-21 20:33:08

16 charged for various crimes

Sixteen people have been charged with various offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: Lamarr Allen Strothers, 39, of 423 Louisa St.; city police; possession of PCP and public drunkenness in the 400 block of Hepburn Street on Friday; jailed in li

WILLIAMSPORT SUN-GAZETTE - 2018-03-22 07:00:00

Home Destroyed In Early Morning Hopatcong Fire

HOPATCONG, NJ - A Hopatcong home was destroyed in an early Wednesday morning blaze, police said. No one was injured. The Maxim Drive house caught fire sometime before 3:31 a.m., police said. No one was home at the time and there were no injuries, but the home was totally destroyed. "Quick action on

PATCH - 2018-03-21 15:07:38

NJ Weather Live Updates: Where Is Heavy Snow? Nor'easter Totals

Six inches of snow fell in some spots, but some may be wondering if there's anything else to this nor'easter. We have the latest updates. Six inches of snow fell in parts of New Jersey as a spring nor'easter was impacting most of the state on Wednesday. The storm was causing problems on the roads, a

PATCH - 2018-03-21 13:26:05

Homeless man charged with diaper theft twice in less than a week

A homeless man arrested in January in Budd Lake after stumbling across Route 46 while carrying PCP-laced cigarettes was charged with stealing diapers by Port Authority (N.Y.) police for the second time in less than a week. Jose L. Rosario, 31, who police say does not have a permanent residence, was

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2018-03-22 07:01:00

Girl found wandering alone in Bethlehem in shirt and diaper

Bethlehem police are investigating after a young girl was found wandering alone, wearing only a diaper and shirt, Sunday afternoon in the city. Good Samaritans driving by spotted the girl and called police. Vincent Milite, public works director for Hanover Township, Northampton County, had just turn


Stillwater fatal house fire victim identified

STILLWATER - Leah Egan, 84, was identified late this afternoon as the victim of a fatal fire that occurred overnight and destroyed her home on Old Foundry Road. State Police released the identity but said the cause of the fire, discovered by troopers responding to a 911 call, remains under investiga


911 call brings troopers to scene of fatal fire in Stillwater

STILLWATER - Firefighters doing a secondary search after the fire was under control, found the body of a woman early this morning inside the ruins of a house on Old Foundry Road, officials said. The identity of the woman is being withheld pending an autopsy and notification of family, the officials


Snow projections higher but ranges are wide as Valley, NW Jersey brace

The National Weather Service forecasts six to 12 inches of snow for the Lehigh Valley and eight to 14 inches in northwest New Jersey. While that is a more specific accumulation forecast than Monday for what is two storms becoming one powerful nor'easter by Wednesday morning, it's still a very wide r

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-03-20 11:51:07

Sussex County 84-year-old woman dies in house fire

An 84-year-old woman died in an early Monday morning Stillwater house fire, according to a New Jersey State Police report. Leah Egan was found deceased in her home, according to Sgt. Lawrence Peele. Troopers from the Augusta barracks responded at 12:18 a.m. to find the house at 1030 Old Foundry Road


Sunday night explosions shake Warren County homes

Authorities say explosions felt and heard across Warren County Sunday night may have been centered in Upper Mount Bethel, Pa., located across the Delaware River, but the specific location and the cause of the explosions is still under investigation. Facebook erupted Sunday evening with residents i

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2018-03-20 07:01:00

High Bridge to host Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 24

HIGH BRIDGE - The borough will host its Easter Egg Hunt at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 24, at Union Forge Park on Washington Avenue. There will be a special appearance by the Easter Bunny. The hunt is open to kids up to 12 years old, all of whom should remember to bring a basket. Find the golden or s

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2018-03-20 14:05:00

Complex storm system brings snow, sleet and rain on Tuesday, then snow on Wednesday

TONIGHT: Cold with increasing clouds; light snow to the south late. Low: 24 TUESDAY: Cloudy and colder with a bit of snow, sleet and rain at times, mainly PM, leaving behind a coating to an inch or two, primarily on non-paved surfaces. High: 39 TUESDAY NIGHT: Mostly cloudy with a little snow, sleet


Teen girl home, 45-year-old man in custody after both located in Mexico

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - A Pennsylvania teenager who was missing for almost two weeks along with the 45-year-old man who frequently signed her out of school without her parents' permission was returned home and the man was in custody after the two were found in Mexico, authorities said. Federal agents an


Essex County 911: Fatal Shooting|Underwear Assault|Rapper Arrest

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Find out why those sirens were wailing. Check out these recent police, fire and EMS stories in Essex County (click headline to read). Bloomfield Fatal Shooting Is 2nd In As Many Months Joggers Find Woman's Body In Newark Lake (Do You Know Her?) Man In Underwear Assaults Livingston


'Price Is Right' stage show comes to South Jersey

WASHINGTON TWP. - Come on down, South Jersey. "The Price Is Right Live," a traveling version of the long-running game show, is making a stop in Gloucester County this fall. The interactive stage show - in which audience members can win prizes like a dream vacation or a new car - is scheduled for 4 p


Cynthia Nixon officially announces she will challenge Gov. Cuomo in Democratic primary

ALBANY - Actress Cynthia Nixon on Monday made it official - she is challenging Gov. Cuomo in this year's Democratic primary. "I love New York, and today I'm announcing my candidacy for governor," Nixon said on Twitter. The message was accompanied by a more-than-two-minute video. "Something has t