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Lansdale Halloween Trick Or Treat Hours 2018

LANSDALE, PA — Halloween is just around the corner. The borough of Lansdale has not announced official trick or treating hours, like some other neighboring municipalities, so the de-facto "witching hour" is in the dusk hours on Wednesday, Oct. 31.


Allentown Kmart going down with Sears bankruptcy announcement | LVB

The Kmart store on South Fourth Street in Allentown made it through the last few rounds of store cuts, but now it is on the list of 142 store closures Sears has announced as it files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.The company said in a release it plans to begin liquidation sales shortly and all stores on


Man jailed for indecent contact with teen girl at Green Lane Park

NORRISTOWN — A western Pennsylvania man is on his way to jail after he admitted to having indecent contact with a 15-year-old girl at a park in Upper Frederick.Douglas M. Gilghrist, 44, of New Castle, Lawrence County, was sentenced in Montgomery County Court to 3-to-9-months in the county jail after


Sex Offender Broke Registration Rules, May Be In Doylestown: Cops

Charles Barry Fernandes, 61, a Tier 1 sex offender, has failed to register as required by law. Police believe he's in the Doylestown area.


Warminster Police Seeking Wine-Store Thief

In a news release, police say a man stole several items from Wine & Spirits, at 748 W. Street Rd., on Sept. 20. The theft happened at about 10:15 a.m. that day.


Burned buildings' owner threatened; unhappy with situation

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Nat Hyman says there's no question in his mind that someone set fire to two of his buildings in Allentown, one Sunday night in the 300 block of Gordon Street.


Woman brandishes rolls, knife in alleged attack on store clerk

Authorities charged Lismarie Diaz-Rodriguez, of Evans Street in Bethlehem, with assault in connection to an alleged attack early Sunday morning inside the Pantry One convenience store on East Morton Street. District Judge Roger Mege arraigned the 28-year-old Sunday night, setting bail at $50,000.


Police: Driver fleeing assault hits 100 mph on Airport Road

Authorities charged Darrius M. Nance, of Sherman Court in Allen Township, with assault and resisting arrest after a short but high-speed chase Monday. District Judge Roger Mege arraigned the 22-year-old later that morning, setting bail at $50,000.


Fire at second Nat Hyman property in Allentown under investigation

Fire officials are investigating a blaze the night of Oct. 14, 2018, at a property owned by Nat Hyman at 361 Gordon St., in Allentown. The blaze comes one week after a fire gutted a Hyman-owned warehouse in the city. (Image via Google Maps)


VIDEO: Allentown K-Mart to close

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Allentown man charged in knifepoint robbery

Allentown police charged Florencio Vazquez Jr. with robbery, theft, receiving stolen property and simple assault in connection to an armed robbery last week in the 500 block of North Penn Street. District Judge Patricia Engler arraigned the 31-year-old Saturday evening, setting bail at $250,000.


13 Sears, Kmart Stores In Pennsylvania To Close

The announcement came the same day a $134 million debt payment was due from the chain. Sears Holdings, the parent company of Sears as well as Kmart, made the filing in federal court in New York.


Halloween 2018: When to expect trick-or-treaters at your door in the Lehigh Valley

The earliest trace of Halloween is the Celtic festival, "Samhain," which was the Celtic New Year. It was the day of the dead, according to scholars at theUniversity of Albany.


48-year-old woman found dead in wooded area in Bethlehem

"There's no overt evidence of foul play and the autopsy will answer that definitely, or the toxicology studies will," Martin said.


Warrington Township police investigating fatal crash

WARRINGTON TWP., Pa. - Warrington Township police said Sunday in a post onCrimewatchthey are investigating after a 14-year-old bicyclist was struck and killed.The crash occurred on Lower State Road between Bradley Road and County Line Road.The roadway had been shut down following the crash, but has


Police incident forces road closures in South Whitehall Township

Crew at the scene says suspect is in custody69 NewsSOUTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa. - Police surrounded a home in South Whitehall Township late Sunday afternoon.The incident forced multiple road closures in the area of Carole Lane and Pheasant Hill Drive.A 69 News crew at the scene says a suspect was taken


MS-13 in NJ: Why you should worry about the notorious gang — coming soon

MS-13 in NJ: Why you should worry about the notorious gang — coming soonAn investigation coming soon to the USA TODAY NETWORK New Jersey details the threat of MS-13 in the Garden State.Andrew Ford and Ryan Ross, Asbury Park Press(Photo: Illustration by Andrew Ford)Rape. Murder. Control.MS-13's motto


The Lehigh Valley's newest ice cream shop is also a fantasy wonderland

Mystical Treatsss(no, my keyboard isn't sticking) offers nitrogen ice cream, cold brew coffee and an array of fantastical toys, puppets, and costumes in an otherworldly setting adorned with dragons, unicorns and a gnome.


Missing teen found after missing for 11 days in Allentown

Assistant Police Chief Steve Vangelo said Jacob Serrano-Faria was dropped off at Allen High School by his father on the morning of Oct. 3. When he failed to return home at the end of the day, his mother learned from the school he never arrived to class, was reported absent and she notified authoriti


Woman dies in crash after hitting deer, then getting hit: police

According to the Pennsylvania State Police at Carlisle, the crash occurred around 6:43 a.m. today at mile marker 28.2 in Southampton Township, Cumberland County.