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Medical marijuana dispensary in Phillipsburg may soon be reality, thanks to key N.J. approval

Medical marijuana may soon be available in Phillipsburg. The New Jersey Department of Health on Monday announced that out of 146 applications, a state panel has selected six -- including one in Warren County’s most-populated town -- that will be allowed to seek permits necessary to open.

NJ.COM - 2018-12-17 20:41:09

Phillipsburg closes investigation into cop’s alleged Facebook threat: ‘Everyone makes mistakes’

The Phillipsburg police officer accused of threatening the town council on Facebook allegedly offered an apology, and, as a result, the council president now says that he forgives the officer and considers the matter closed.

NJ.COM - 2018-12-17 23:12:53

Argument with Lafayette gamer led to bomb-threat swatting by Alaska man, warrant says

A Lafayette College student was in an argument with a fellow gamer on May 5, and that second gamer subsequently asked another participant to anonymously threaten the Easton school, the FBI reports in court papers.

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-12-17 15:33:03

Big Blue meets garnet: Phillipsburg band does halftime at New York Giants game

Fans of Big Blue didn’t have much to cheer for in the New York Giants' loss Sunday in the Meadowlands, but the game certainly held some appeal for followers of garnet and gray.

NJ.COM - 2018-12-17 16:20:08

Phillipsburg’s new police station may cost a little more than planned

Back in August, the Phillipsburg Town Council set aside $3.2 million to move the police department out of a mold-infested town hall. This week, bids were revealed from contractors interested in refurbishing the town-owned site where police would move. And they came in a little above the council’s pl

NJ.COM - 2018-12-14 11:30:10

Palmer Township police looking for man in grocery store lot smash-and-grab theft

Palmer Township police are looking for a man they say smashed a car window in a grocery store parking lot to steal a wallet. Police said the incident happened a little before 9 a.m. Sunday at the Giant Food Market off 25th Street.

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-12-17 18:37:47

P’burg cop engages kids with martial arts | Turkeys and Trophies

Brewpubs in the Lehigh Valley are taking part in a disaster-relief effort initiated by Ken Grossman, founder of Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., to help survivors of the Camp Fire in northern California. The Sierra Nevada brewery is based in Butte County, California, near the wildfire that vaporized 14,00

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-12-15 14:01:20

Forks Township man spreads rose petals in ex’s home and then attacks her, cops say

A Forks Township man is accused of breaking into his ex’s home, waiting in her closet and then attacking her. Kenneth Olswfski, 33, was arrested and charged with simple assault and strangulation.

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-12-17 19:32:25

NJ Weather: Storm Expected To Disrupt Holiday Travel This Week

A strong storm is expected to disrupt holiday travel in New Jersey this week, forecasters say. The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for a storm that forecasters say is supposed to resemble a nor'easter, packing strong winds and heavy rains that could cause flooding.

PATCH - 2018-12-17 14:35:00

Notice for FOX 29 viewers in the Allentown area

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (WTXF) - An announcement for FOX 29 over-the-air viewers in the Allentown area:. We will be shutting down our transmission equipment that serves your area at approximately 9 a.m. Monday, Dec.17. We will be upgrading our transmitter and antenna to better serve you.

FOX29.COM - 2018-12-17 15:33:00

Warehouse project on Chapmans Road in South Whitehall moving ahead

A warehouse developer will need to widen a busy corridor in South Whitehall Township to obtain approval to move ahead. Griffin Industrial Realty wants to build a 156,000-square-foot warehouse on nearly 14 acres at 4741 Chapmans Road in a zone where warehouses are permitted as a conditional use subje

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL - 2018-12-17 12:00:00

NJ marijuana legalization: Cops still lack tools to police stoned driving

A prominent police chief is calling for help. Is anyone in Trenton listening?. John Zebrowksi is a police chief who’s trying to sound the alarm as New Jersey lurches closer to legalizing recreational marijuana.

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-12-17 10:00:00

Bethlehem: See 5 Nearby Homes For Sale

BETHLEHEM, PA — On the hunt for a new home, and want to get a better understanding of what's available near you? Perhaps you could use some assistance in your search? Thanks to our weekly list of new homes in your area, you can be sure you're not missing anything.

PATCH - 2018-12-16 19:59:00

Learn About Easton’s Long-Lost Island Park at Jan. 9 Talk, Dinner

Local history buffs will want to attend a 7 p.m. talk by Robert Pasquini about Easton’s “Island Park” on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, at Seidersville Hall, 3700 Old Philadelphia Pike, Bethlehem.

SAUCONSOURCE.COM - 2018-12-15 05:30:37

Congratulations to the 14 People Arrested at a SantaCon in New Jersey

Judging from my Instagram feed and some recent puddles of sidewalk vomit, SantaCon season is in full force. And few cities have experienced the force as fully as Hoboken, New Jersey, where 14 people were arrested on Saturday, according to the New York Post.

JEZEBEL - 2018-12-17 01:55:00

Was Jesus really born on Christmas Day? 12 yuletide questions answered

The short answer is that it’s a Christian festival that celebrates the birth of Jesus. According to the nativity story, Mary and Joseph travelled from their home in Nazareth (in what is now Israel) to Bethlehem (in what is now the West Bank) to take part in a census. Months earlier, Mary had been vi

THE GUARDIAN - 2018-12-17 06:00:02

Washington Twp. schools choose year’s top teachers, staff

Washington Township Superintendent of Schools Joe Bollendorf has announced the district’s 2018-19 Teachers and Educational Services Professionals of the Year. The 12 educators and two services professionals will be recognized at the Board of Education meeting on Jan. 29. The 7 p.m. meeting has been

NJ.COM - 2018-12-16 13:07:50

Cory Booker, setting up possible 2020 run, is again asked about his personal life

WASHINGTON — It’s a question he has been asked since entering public life, and U.S. Sen. Cory Booker was again forced to address his personal life as he considers whether to run for president in 2020.

NJ.COM - 2018-12-17 00:49:59

'Secret Santa' pays Walmart shoppers' layaway, spreads holiday cheer in NJ town

For some lucky shoppers in New Jersey, the season just got a little bit merrier. Five-year-old Jason Rake of Washington, N.J., thought that Santa might have put him on the naughty list. Little did he know that a special "Secret Santa" was about to make his mom's life a lot easier -- by paying off th

FOX NEWS - 2018-12-16 16:44:51

1 hurt in Allentown shooting, cops say

A male victim was taken to an area hospital after Allentown police say he was shot at the intersection of Elliger and Allen streets. Police Captain Charles Roca said the shooting took place sometime between 2:45 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. It's unclear if the victim, an adult man from Allentown, knew the

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-12-16 22:07:09