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Northampton County Sheriff’s Department warns about jury duty scam
If someone calls you and says they are Lt. Jones from the Civil Division of the Northampton County Sheriff’s Department and then asks you to wire money for a fine because you missed jury duty, it’s a scam.
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.
May we find a home for international student from Easton Area High School? - Greetings from AnB Educ
" https://www.anbeducation.com/become-a-host-family.html" I would like to introduce myself to you: My name is Jay Li and I am an Associate Marketing Director at AnB Education, a program pairing exchange students with U.S. public high schools and private schools for short-term study, one semester or
Easton: 5 Newest Homes To Hit The Market
EASTON, PA — On the hunt for a new house, and want to get a better understanding of what's available near you? Need some assistance in your search? Not to fear! To keep you in the game, we've got an up-to-date batch of five new listings nearby.
Man in Alaska arrested for threats to Pennsylvania college
EASTON, Pa. — Federal authorities have arrested a man in Alaska in connection to online threats made in May to an eastern Pennsylvania college. A Lafayette College news release says the U.S. Attorney's Office and the FBI plan to host a press conference Wednesday on the details of the arrest in Ancho
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.
5 New Properties For Sale In The Palmer-Forks Area
PALMER-FORKS, PA — On the hunt for a new home, and want the latest information on what's available near you? Need some help in your search? With our weekly list of new houses in your area, you can stay on top of the scene.
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.
Slate Belt woman dies after crashing vehicle into drainage culvert
A 64-year-old Bangor woman died Sunday night after swerving off a Lower Mount Bethel Township road and crashing the vehicle she was driving into an embankment and drainage culvert, authorities said.
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.
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.
NJ Names 6 Towns Up For New Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
The Garden State is about to get a little greener. On Monday, New Jersey Department of Health officials announced their long-awaited choices for the six businesses that will be invited to open new medical marijuana dispensaries in the state. The dispensaries would be located in Phillipsburg, Paterso
Lehigh Valley restaurant inspections: December 2-8
Here are the results of food safety inspections in Lehigh and Northampton counties for the week of Dec. 2-8. The inspections listed here are those that fall under the jurisdiction of the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, as well as those county and local health departments that have elected to
Easton woman charged after cutting deeply into man’s arm with knife, police say
A 19-year-old Easton woman who used a kitchen knife last summer to cut a deep gash in a man’s forearm is facing charges, city police report. Vera C. Ogamba, of the 1200 block of Washington Street, was arraigned early Tuesday before District Judge Douglas Schlegel on charges of aggravated assault, si
Boy injured after 'paranoid’ dad runs away from car he believed was chasing them, Bethlehem police say
A Bethlehem man reportedly told police officers he believed a dark car was chasing him and his two sons Saturday night while they were near the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem. Willie Price-Perry, of the 800 block of North Eighth Avenue in Allentown, was pulling the boys when one of them fell, hurting
Easton Area Middle School hosts international night
Easton Area Middle School hosted its second annual international holiday festival last month. The school at 101 Echo Trail was transformed into an array of holiday lights, decorations, food, music and displays at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 30, 2018, according to a news release.
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.
Hazardous weather outlook issued for Lehigh Valley
The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a hazardous weather outlook for portions of the Lehigh Valley. The advisory is for northern New Jersey, east central Pennsylvania and northeast Pennsylvania, which includes Warren County and Northampton County. The advisory is until 6 p.m. Sunda
5 New Northampton Area Properties For Sale
NORTHAMPTON, PA — When you're in the market for a new home, hunting down every new listing in the area can take hours of tedious hunting online. That's why we here at Patch have stepped in and done the prepwork for you.
Carbon County court — drug cases
A Luzerne County man pleaded guilty in Carbon County court on Monday to a drug dealing charge and was sentenced to a prison term. He was one of seven defendants in pending drug-related cases to enter a guilty plea before Judge Joseph J. Matika.