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Public gets look at nearly $8M new Easton police headquarters (PHOTOS)

About 75 people gathered Sunday afternoon for an official dedication ceremony of what will now become the new nearly $8 million, 28,000-square-foot home of the Easton Police Department. The building, 48 N. 4th St., is partially new construction and partially a reuse of sections of old Express-Times

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2017-11-19 23:23:29

In the Easton Area School District, the fight against cancer is personal

Easton Area Middle School teacher Jena Brodhead fought cancer and won. But her fight isn't over. Now the gifted education teacher has joined the high school key club advisor to raise money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. They're dedicating the fight to people in the Easton area community who ar

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2017-11-19 13:00:39

Easton unveils new police headquarters

EASTON, Pa - It was a blustery Sunday in Easton, blowing excitement through the air. "I think the city deserves the police department they're getting, it's a state of the set facility filled with technology," said Mayor Sal Panto. The Easton Police Department unveiled its brand new headquarters, a n

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2017-11-20 00:33:18

Grand opening of new Easton Police station

Easton officials showed off their new, $7.9 million police station on Sunday during a grand opening ceremony followed by tours of the station. The facility connects to a portion of the former Express-Times building on North Fourth Street and was developed by Lou Pektor's Ashley Development of Bethle

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL - 2017-11-19 18:30:00

Playa Bowls is coming to Downtown Easton

A few months after opening his first Playa Bowls location in Bethlehem, Lower Saucon Township resident Jim Dale is readying a second spot in Downtown Easton. Speaking Saturday morning in the former Subway restaurant at 16 N. Third St., Dale, 46, said the new place will be a little smaller and a bit

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2017-11-18 16:29:15

Pricey Investment Opportunity In Easton Still Available

EASTON, PA -- Ever thought about owning a business and living next door to it? There's some real estate in Easton that allows you to do this! You need about $2.5 million and a dream. Read the description below from realtor.com for more information: Address: 109 N 4th St, Easton, PennsylvaniaPrice:


Easton-Phillipsburg 2017: When's the bonfire, powder puff game, fireworks and more

Before Easton and Phillipsburg high school football teams meet on the gridiron for the 111th time, there will be celebrations. The bonfire. The powder puff game. The fireworks. The pep rallies. All events steeped in tradition. Here is a schedule of pregame events for the week leading up to the annua

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2017-11-18 12:31:01

Test launch for pumpkin projectiles at Easton Area High School

Easton Area High School's prospective engineers got in a quick fling before Thanksgiving break. The students designed catapults to launch pumpkins behind the school. "We want to teach them how to use tools," said engineering teacher Brian Gaumer. They got to work with two-by-fours, rope, wood screws


Carter says FMU in good fiscal health, poised for future

FLORENCE, S.C. - Francis Marion University President Fred Carter told the university's trustees Thursday that the school's fiscal health has "never been better," and that it is well-positioned for the future. Carter's remarks came at the board's quarterly meeting on the FMU campus. "We've never real


THOM ANDERSON: Mrs. Jenkins and the British colonel

We've all had some moments in social situations that were a little uncomfortable for one reason or another. But if you look at Mrs. Jenkins and her toast, your moments of discomfort might look insignificant. It was during our 18th-century revolution that this incident occurred, and W.W. Sellers desc

SCNOW - 2017-11-19 08:00:00

3 Gallivants Ferry men plead guilty to a federal charge of distributing cocaine

Three men from Galivants Ferry pleaded guilty to drugs and gun charges in a Florence federal courtroom Friday, according to a release from U.S. Attorney Beth Drake. Ephifanio Castillo-Pacheco, 44, Isidro Camacho-Castillo, 20, and Samuel Zepeda-Gonzalez, 60, all pleaded guilty to possession with inte


Two meals for the needy planned for this week

FLORENCE, S.C. - The House of Hope calls this "A Time for Thanks, A Time For Giving." The local nonprofit will join hands this week with a local business and a local nonprofit ministry to serve Thanksgiving meals to those in need. Signature Wealth Strategies, a financial planning firm, and Helping H

SCNOW - 2017-11-19 20:55:00

Turkey Shootout about more than winning

FLORENCE, S.C. -- Now that the preseason basketball tournaments are in full swing, area coaches use this to find out what works and what doesn't. When the eighth annual Gatorade Turkey Shootout begins Monday at West Florence and Lamar high schools, as well as Trinity-Byrnes Collegiate, this trend wi

SCNOW - 2017-11-18 22:38:00

TONY MELTON: Remember to be thankful

I can't believe it is almost Thanksgiving. Where has the year gone? In this fast-paced world we all need to "whoa, stop, think, and be thankful." My wife tells me I can't sing, but I can write. "Over the river and through the woods to grandmother's house we go. The horse knows the way to carry the s

SCNOW - 2017-11-19 08:00:00

JIM BERTRAM: The case against Sanctuary Cities

The name "Sanctuary City" has flavors of kindness and righteousness, and it tastes like doing well to others. It sounds like a refuge from life's injustice and oppression, a haven from persecution and oppression, and the embodiment of kindness to everyone. It seems to have the value system of all th


Florence Symphony Orchestra concert will spotlight Beethoven tonight

FLORENCE, S.C. - The Florence Symphony Orchestra will present an all-Ludwig van Beethoven program at 7:30 p.m. today at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center. Entitled "The Bs Have It," the program will feature former FSO conductor and pianist Benjamin Woods. The program will consist

SCNOW - 2017-11-19 21:10:00

Aitkin Writers Night is one for the books

Age columnist Terry Mejdrich recommended joining the newspaper staff to those looking to make a living in the writing industry. Emcee and Aitkin Writers Group member Dan Kouper suggested writing down ideas as you think of them. "If you think you don't have anything to write about, just start," he

MESSAGEMEDIA.CO - 2017-11-20 13:00:00

Northland Foundation helps CARE expand and grow

Aitkin County CARE, which provides 16 different services and programs to senior citizens and disabled adults in Aitkin County, has announced receipt of two grants from the Northland Foundation. "I am thrilled that we have the opportunity to grow CARE through the generous grants provided by the North

MESSAGEMEDIA.CO - 2017-11-20 13:00:00

12,500 children adopted in last 20 years

Numbers can say a lot. Minnesota families have adopted 12,500 children from the state's foster care system in the past 20 years. With more children in our system in 2016, families adopted more foster children - 868 - than any other year over the last two decades. Adoption is cause for celebration, n

MESSAGEMEDIA.CO - 2017-11-20 13:00:00

Aitkin High School grads excel in college sports

For most high school athletes, graduation generally means the end of competitive sports. For those athletes who do compete at the college level, it's the love for a sport and the competition that it offers that convinces an athlete to participate. While for others, it's the lure of an athletic schol

MESSAGEMEDIA.CO - 2017-11-19 13:00:00