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State investigating Easton Area teacher who allegedly slammed down child

The Pennsylvania Department of Education is looking into a case involving an Easton Area teacher accused of roughly disciplining a child on a school bus. Aaron Dufour allegedly slammed the child onto the seat of a bus on Feb. 8, 2017, in the morning in front of Paxinosa Elementary School. The school

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2017-09-19 15:20:58

Pen Argyl Area's 'fabulous point man' plans to retire as superintendent

After 26 years as Pen Argyl Area School District's superintendent, William Haberl is stepping down. Haberl told students and teachers about his plan to retire at the beginning of this school year. His June 2018 retirement date will be formalized at the district's school board meeting Tuesday night.

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2017-09-19 19:19:27

Sessions: 'Sanctuary cities' undermine law's moral authority

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday criticized sanctuary cities that try to protect immigrants in the country illegally as places that "undermine the moral authority of the law." He made the comments a day after the Trump administration appealed a judge's ruling blocking its efforts to wi

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL - 2017-09-20 02:18:00

The Latest: Sessions asks 'sanctuary cities' to reconsider

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Latest on the Trump administration's opposition to "sanctuary cities" that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration officials (all times local): 2:10 p.m. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has urged "sanctuary cities" to reconsider their status. He says sanctuary cities und

BRADFORD ERA - 2017-09-19 21:54:08

Lafayette student's death likely not linked to hazing, DA says

Northampton County's district attorney suspects a 19-year-old Lafayette College student likely died due to a fall on a hard dorm bathroom floor. District Attorney John Morganelli said McCrae Williams had been drinking alcohol before he died. But he likely didn't die as a result of criminal activity,

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2017-09-19 19:31:46

PennEast pipeline applies for Army Corps permits

The PennEast Pipeline Co. has applied for water crossing permits with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, moving it one step closer to building a controversial 120-mile natural gas pipeline from northeast Pennsylvania to Mercer County, New Jersey. One of those water crossings would run the pipeline be

THEINTELL.COM - 2017-09-19 20:15:00

Magazine says this is the most beautiful high school in N.J.

MAPLEWOOD The township's public high school, Columbia High, joins the ranks of Roanoke Rapids High in North Carolina, Withrow in Ohio and 47 others named the most beautiful public high school in each state by Architectural Digest magazine. The 90-year-old building is an example of the Gothic Reviva

NJ.COM - 2017-09-20 00:36:48

Common Core Used Widely, Despite Continuing Debate

Common Core sought to bring scholastic standards to the same high level nationwide, but quickly became controversial when the Obama administration offered states federal dollars to nudge them to adopt it Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP, File In this Aug. 29, 2017, file photo, Turner Elementary School Princip

NBC SAN DIEGO - 2017-09-19 21:34:09

Pickup driver rammed garage door, nearly hitting sister, cops say

A Whitehall Township woman rammed a pickup truck into a garage about 10 times, nearly hitting her sister who had been standing there, according to police. Andrea Pavelco (Courtesy photo | For lehighvalleylive.com) Andrea Pavelco, 54, of the 5200 block of Main Street, was taken into custody at the sc

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2017-09-19 20:07:12

Man charged in Pocono Township assault

BARTONSVILLE - Stephen James Condur, 31, is charged with holding a woman against her will and assaulting her Tuesday at his Bartonsville residence. Condur was placed in Monroe County Correctional Facility in lieu of $50,000 bail and is awaiting a district court hearing. -Andrew Scott BARTONSVILLE -

POCONO RECORD - 2017-09-19 21:21:30

Kettle Creek showcases Nature Discovery Area

Kids love to dig in dirt and sand. But in this pit, they may come across some fossils. The fossil pit is just one of the features of the new Nature Discovery Area at the Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center in Hamilton Township. The park is free, open to all, and hosts a number of features th

POCONO RECORD - 2017-09-20 02:32:37

Quick-thinking trash truck driver saves lives, witness says (PHOTOS)

Sarah Johnson was on her way to work when she saw a driver make a sharp turn and cut off traffic on Route 33. At least two cars crashed into a trash truck, but it could have been worse had the trash truck not veered into the median to avoid abruptly stopped cars. "I feel so grateful that he made tha

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2017-09-19 11:50:53

DA: 'No evidence of criminal conduct' in student's death

EASTON, Pa. - Officials are shedding more light on the investigation into the death of a Lafayette College student. During a press conference in Easton Tuesday, Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli outlined the events leading up to the death of McCrae Williams. Morganelli said Willia

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2017-09-19 20:12:44

Prosecutor: College player who died had been drinking, fell

EASTON, Pa. (AP) - Prosecutors say a 19-year-old Pennsylvania college freshman and lacrosse player who died from blunt-force head injuries had been drinking alcohol and likely fell in his dorm room and hit his head. District Attorney John Morganelli says lacrosse recruit McCrae Williams, of Weston,

MILTON DAILY STANDARD - 2017-09-19 22:56:00

DA to discuss death of freshman who needed help for alcohol

EASTON (AP) - A Pennsylvania prosecutor is planning a news conference on the death of a 19-year-old college freshman who died last week from blunt-force head injuries believed to be suffered in a fall. Lafayette College in Easton has said that officers responding to a call about a student who'd been

POCONO RECORD - 2017-09-19 21:30:00

Centenary student, gay rights activist earns rainbow scholarship

A Centenary University student recently was awarded a rainbow scholarship from the Pride of the Greater Lehigh Valley. Abraham Rexrode of Phillipsburg, a senior in the university's English creative writing program, was recommended by two professors after he took a leadership role in the Centenary co

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2017-09-19 14:05:19

Get up to 57% off tickets to see John Cleese live tonight with showing of 'Monty Pyton and the Holy Grail' at State Theatre

If you really have wanted to attend tonight's appearance by Monty Python's John Cleese live on stage at Easton's State Theatre for a night of conversation following a screening of "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" but haven't bought a ticket, you're in luck. You can get tickets for prices up to 57 p

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL - 2017-09-19 12:00:00

Woman says drug raid targeted wrong house

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DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 20:18:05

Berks man reunited with missing son

His real name is Daniel Ray Markus, a 4-year-old boy who disappeared during a Berks County child custody battle, but for the past two years, he's lived in a rural logging town in Washington state under an alias given to him by his mother: Johnny Perez.She gave him the new name after fleeing Reading

READING EAGLE - 2017-09-20 07:01:00

Donations needed for 'Remembrance Wreaths' for graves

Volunteers are calling on residents in Bucks and Montgomery counties to help make sure a remembrance wreath is placed on every gravesite in December at the Washington Crossing National Cemetery in Upper Makefield. The volunteers are asking residents to donate to Wreaths Across America on behalf of t

THEINTELL.COM - 2017-09-19 19:00:00