Snyder, Sayago, Chando on top in Easton Area School Board race

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If the unofficial primary election results hold up, there will be no contested races this fall. Five new school board members will join the panel of nine.

See how police did at a Route 611 DUI checkpoint

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Pennsylvania State Police announced Tuesday night the results of a sobriety checkpoint conducted 11 p.m. Friday until 3 a.m. Saturday. The location was in the 6400 block of South Delaware Drive in Lower Mount Bethel Township , just outside Martins Creek, said state police at Belfast.

Man wanted in Fla. deadly wreck faces Easton charges

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A 42-year-old Lower Mount Bethel Township man was held Friday without bail after Easton police arresting him on theft-related charges learned he was wanted in Florida after leaving the scene of a fatal crash, court papers say. Zane Nathan Smith, 42, of Lower Mount Bethel Township, was arraigned Jan. 13, 2016, on theft-related charges in Easton but he was also wanted in a Florida case involving a fatal crash, authorities say.

Man wanted in Fla. deadly wreck faces Easton charges

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A 42-year-old Lower Mount Bethel Township man was held Friday without bail after Easton police arresting him on theft-related charges learned he was wanted in Florida after leaving the scene of a fatal crash, court papers say. Zane Nathan Smith, 42, of Lower Mount Bethel Township, was arraigned Jan. 13, 2016, on theft-related charges in Easton but he was also wanted in a Florida case involving a fatal crash, authorities say.

Teen in shooting-suicide: ‘No one would’ve expected this’

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Friends on Thursday described 18-year-old Colin Williams as friendly and good-natured — someone they said they'd never expect to open fire on his mother and later turn a gun on himself. “No one would've expected him to do this,” said Sydney Slagle, of Pen Argyl, who met Williams last summer at the Bangor home of friend Kyle Jenkins.

Teen in shooting-suicide: ‘No one would’ve expected this’

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Friends on Thursday described 18-year-old Colin Williams as friendly and good-natured — someone they said they'd never expect to open fire on his mother and later turn a gun on himself. “No one would've expected him to do this,” said Sydney Slagle, of Pen Argyl, who met Williams last summer at the Bangor home of friend Kyle Jenkins.

Transformer fire closes Pennsylvania gas-fired power plant

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A natural gas-fired power plant in eastern Pennsylvania has been shut down indefinitely after an electrical transformer caught fire.

Explosion, fire reported at Talen Energy power plant

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An explosion and fire have been reported at the Talen Energy Martins Creek Power Plant in Lower Mount Bethel Township, Northampton County. The explosion was heard miles away.

Minsi Lake pegged for $3M dam rehabilitation project

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The 115-acre Minsi Lake in Upper Mount Bethel Township is a popular spot for anglers and boaters. It's the focus of a $3 million dam rehabilitation project.

Martha Posner installation at Lafayette evokes myths and dreams

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Sometimes being perplexed leads to discovering or thinking about things you might never have thought before. Sometimes the best art is art you don't get.

Martha Posner installation at Lafayette evokes myths and dreams

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Sometimes being perplexed leads to discovering or thinking about things you might never have thought before. Sometimes the best art is art you don't get.

Bangor bridge rated worst in county will close soon

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A project to replace a bridge between Route 191 and South Main Street in Bangor that has been anticipated for years is finally here. The Messinger Street bridge, know locally as “the Viaduct,” will be closed in the next four to six weeks and will remain closed until December 2017.

Snowfall totals for Lehigh Valley as of Saturday morning

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Snow started piling up Saturday morning and looks to mount all day as a wicked winter storm settles over the Lehigh Valley . Here's a mid-morning Saturday look at some of the snowfall amounts recorded in the Lehigh Valley region, as reported to the National Weather Service by weather observers and trained spotters.

Serial bank robber who struck 2 Slate Belt banks jailed for 4 years

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A 22-year-old Harrisburg man who either robbed or attempted to rob five banks, including 2 in the Slate Belt , was sentenced to four years in federal prison. Dylan Blum pleaded guilty to the charges last December.

Serial bank robber who struck 2 Slate Belt banks jailed for 4 years

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A 22-year-old Harrisburg man who either robbed or attempted to rob five banks, including 2 in the Slate Belt , was sentenced to four years in federal prison. Dylan Blum pleaded guilty to the charges last December.

NJ Woman Dies In Crash Day After Celebrating 61st Wedding Anniversary

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NJ Woman Dies In Crash Day After Celebrating 61st Wedding Anniversary

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Landlord-tenant disputes: Monday, Sept. 7, 2015

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Shamokin Properties, of Danville, against Tammy Gonzalez, of Shamokin, for $1,400, filed Sept. 2. A hearing is scheduled for Sept.

Quarry trespasser caught with drugs flees into river, police say

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A sign seen Aug. 17, 2015, prohibits trespassing at the Eastern Industries Martins Creek Quarry off Route 611 in Lower Mount Bethel Township, where authorities were responding to a water rescue call that turned into a drowning. (Kurt Bresswein A man trespassing Friday evening at the Eastern Industries Martins Creek Quarry was found with drugs and paraphernalia before he jumped into the Delaware River to try swimming to New Jersey, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

Seven more cited at Slate Belt quarry, police say

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A sign seen Aug. 17, 2015, prohibits trespassing at the Eastern Industries Martins Creek Quarry off Route 611 in Lower Mount Bethel Township, where authorities were responding to a water rescue call. (Kurt Bresswein Seven more New Jersey residents trespassed Tuesday at an old quarry in Lower Mount Bethel Township where two swimmers died this year, Pennsylvania State Police allege.

More cited at quarry; river death cause still pending

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Pennsylvania State Police said they cited trespassers for a third straight day Wednesday at an old quarry where a swimmer died Monday. State police reported citing three juveniles about 3:40 p.m. Wednesday for trespassing at the Eastern Industries Martins Creek Quarry off Route 611 in Lower Mount Bethel Township.

New Jersey teen dies at Martins Creek Quarry, police say

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The body recovered Monday from a Northampton County quarry was that of a teenager from Middlesex County, New Jersey, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

Lenape history at stake in Bangor tree-cutting plan, resident claims

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Anna Maria Caldara wants to save some trees along Martins Creek just north of Messinger Street in Bangor from being chopped down as part of work to rebuild the Bangor viaduct, a bridge. (Express-Times Photo A local environmental activist’s claims that trees scheduled to be cut down were manipulated by Native Americans became the topic of debate at Monday’s Bangor Borough Council meeting.

Proposed settlement between DEP, Talen Energy for ash spill damages

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The Department of Environmental Protection is accepting public comment on a proposed settlement with Talen Energy for damages from an ash spill in Northampton County. The incident occurred in August 2005 at the Martins Creek Steam Electric Station in Lower Mt.

Fire destroys old gristmill in Lower Mount Bethel Township

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Fire destroyed an old gristmill in Lower Mount Bethel Township that the owner said had been around for 200 years. Owner Tony Plebani said he was using the building in the 7000 block of Main Street as a garage and for storage.

Bethlehem Steel home to casino, music — and peregrine falcons

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When a young peregrine falcon suffered a concussion by flying into the Minsi Trail Bridge in Bethlehem in summer 2012, no one knew at the time from where it had come. There were only two known Lehigh Valley nest sites of the bird that’s endangered in the state.

Memorial sought for victims of 1942 Pennsylvania blast

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SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. – A community is coming together in support of a special needs man who was punched in the face for being a Pittsbur MARTINS CREEK, Pa.

wednesday afternoon forcast

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Bargain of it, there’s not much rain in the we camp i rained its we need it but we can’t seem to get a good amount of the no-show you other totals here in about a minute let’s about a minute let’s start Lake Lompoc back and that’s what it looks like for most of the area. It’s gray There is some light rain coming through it’s really just shower activity and there’s also some sunshine as well Here and there but mainly cloudy Northeast wind and pressures up at 30. Three zero inches so again the pressure continuing to rise as far as temperatures for the rest of us now Pocono struggled struggle of it 51 Lancaster’s and 63 York now at 70 with Philly.