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23-year-old Phillipsburg man charged with sexually assaulting child

A 23-year-old Phillipsburg man has been arrested on charges alleging he sexually assaulted a child younger than 13 years old. Tyler J. Hopkins, of the 200 block of Sitgreaves Street, was taken into custody Wednesday and could face life imprisonment if convicted of the most serious charge, the Warren

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2017-09-21 19:59:35

Phillipsburg man, 23, is charged with sexual assault of girl under 13

A Phillipsburg man was arrested Thursday on charges of repeatedly sexually assaulting a preteen girl, authorities said. Tyler J. Hopkins, 23, of Sitgreaves Street, was charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child under 13, sexual assault by contact and endangering the welfare of a child. Hopkin

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL - 2017-09-21 22:10:00

2 Phillipsburg fires considered suspicious, probe underway

Phillipsburg firefighters leaving a suspicious fire early Thursday morning in a vacant home on south Main Street saw a second blaze in a nearby empty house on Sitgreaves Street that may have been set as well, town fire Chief Richard Hay said. "It's an active criminal investigation," Hay said after t

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2017-09-21 11:32:10

Phillipsburg municipal raises pushed back after abrupt adjournment

PHILLIPSBURG, N.J. - Salary increases for some municipal workers are pushed back again after an impromptu adjournment Tuesday evening that left town officials shaking their heads. Council member Mark Lutz motioned to adjourn the meeting after it devolved into a debate on whether Council President To

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2017-09-20 05:52:24

Ruling made on cause of blaze that shuttered Phillipsburg area Toy 'R' Us

A fire that broke out Monday afternoon at the Toys 'R' Us store off Route 22 in Pohatcong Township has been ruled accidental, the township's fire chief said. A possible faulty light fixture in an office area off the main retail floor is believed to have been the source of the fire, which broke out

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2017-09-19 00:47:56

Office fire forces Toys R Us evacuation near Phillipsburg; no one hurt

The Toys R Us store on Route 22 near Phillipsburg was evacuated Monday for a fire that broke out in the store's office area, fire officials said. No one was injured in the 3:59 p.m. blaze, which burned boxes, computer materials and other office items in the building at 1280 Route 22 in Pohatcong Tow

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL - 2017-09-19 01:31:00

Easton McDonald's heads to the future as work begins

The McDonald's restaurant at the southern entrance to Easton's Downtown is getting a modern reworking and will be closed for about three weeks, the owner explained Thursday morning. Walk-up and drive-through service should return by Oct. 9, soon before the updated interior is open to the public, Jim

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2017-09-21 17:14:27

Allentown officer twice hit by dirt bike rider

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - An Allentown police officer was injured before Wednesday night's hockey game at the PPL Center after being twice hit by someone on a dirt bike. Police arrested Luis Cruz and Roberto Sanchez following a brief chase through the city. A group of four or five people were riding dirt bik

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2017-09-21 14:00:30

$1 million jackpot split among two tickets, one sold in Allentown

A winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket was sold in Allentown on Thursday - one of two winning tickets splitting the $1 million prize. Both tickets - the other sold in Lackawanna County - matched all five balls drawn to earn $500,000, less applicable tax withholding. The selling location in All

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL - 2017-09-21 13:55:00

Driver says she was punched, blacked out on I-78 while driving

Police are looking for the man who allegedly punched his girlfriend while she was driving at 70 mph on Interstate 78. Nikke Lee Dunlap allegedly blacked out, possibly for a few moments, while behind the wheel. She told police police she was driving at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday on Interstate 78 in Lower Sa

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2017-09-21 16:18:22

Eastern Pennsylvania pigment plant closing, idling 80

WILSON, Pa. (AP) - An eastern Pennsylvania pigment manufacturer will close, idling 80 workers. The (Easton) Express-Times (http://bit.ly/2flqLAE ) says the Venator Materials plant in Wilson will close by the end of the year. A news release says Venator will also close a plant in St. Louis. The compa

BRADFORD ERA - 2017-09-21 21:05:06

Townships must preserve open space for flood control | Letter

As I am writing this letter, there are four hurricanes in the news. We all know the damage Harvey did to Texas and what Irma did to Florida. Recent articles have traced the history of hurricanes that have touched our area. As a young boy in 1955, I can still remember my father taking me to downtown

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2017-09-21 13:15:09

Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week

The Ataris began in the second wave of punk in the '90s, with bands like Blink 182 and Green Day. It had fame with its 2003 album "So Long, Astoria" and its cover of Don Henley's "Boys of Summer" for a gold album and gold Top 20 hit. That breakthrough wrongfully lumped The Ataris with pop-punk bands

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL - 2017-09-21 10:00:00

university makes drinking dishonor roll

Pennsylvania is in the top 10 when it comes to the number of alcohol and drug arrests of college students. So says a recent study done by Project Know. Even more alarming is the disclosure that East Stroudsburg University is in the top 10 nationally. A spokesman for the study says that the high rate

TIMES NEWS - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Smoke from fan fire damages Easton apartments, chief says

A fire caused by an old exhaust fan caused smoke damage throughout an Easton home that is divided into apartments, fire Chief John Bast reports. Firefighters quickly responded to 1226 Ferry St. and had the first floor fire out within minutes, Bast said. It had extended into the walls by that point a

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2017-09-21 19:02:03

Anthony Rapp embarks, thrilled, on 'Star Trek: Discovery'

NEW YORK (AP) - The original "Star Trek" was born into a world of hurt. The United States was embroiled in a war that wouldn't end. The president was increasingly embattled. Americans were polarized. Now, a half-century later, "Star Trek: Discovery" lands in a nation that seems no less burdened, whi

BRADFORD ERA - 2017-09-21 14:27:26

El nuevo hotel AC Marriott abre en el centro de Tucsn (nota en ingles)

The highly anticipated AC Marriott hotel downtown is open for business. The hotel hosts its first guests Thursday, Sept. 21, at the property on Broadway near Fifth Avenue. The eight-story building includes 136 hotel rooms, a sixth-floor pool deck with downtown views, a lobby bar, fitness center, and

BRADFORD ERA - 2017-09-21 14:00:00

Theater: Act 1 at DeSales presents Agatha Christie's 'Murder on the Nile'

The scene: The Lotus, a 1930s paddleboat on a journey up the Nile River in Egypt. The characters: Newlyweds Kay Ridgeway, a wealthy socialite, and her penniless husband Simon Mostyn. Also aboard are Simon's past fiancee and the couple's old friend, Jacqueline de Severac, Canon Ambrose Pennefather, K

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL - 2017-09-21 00:20:00

Would you pay $25,000 to see Springsteen on Broadway?

Would you pay $25,000 to see Bruce Springsteen on Broadway? Before you answer, hear us out. First, let's assume your lifestyle is comfortable enough that you can spring for something like that and still keep the baby in diapers. And second, consider that the money will benefit Broadway Cares/Equity

NJ.COM - 2017-09-21 12:09:47

Broadway stars sing for SCARC

cbarbati@njherald.com Imagine standing on a Broadway stage after performing the lead role in a sold-out, huge-hit musical. The lights come up, 1,600 audience members are on their feet, the applause fills the large, ornate, historic Majestic Theatre, overflowing out onto 44th Street. You bow. You smi

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2017-09-21 07:01:00