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Police & Fire
Corey C. Merwarth, 34, of East Depot Street, Hellertown, allegedly sold stolen metal, netting more than $35,000.
Third-graders at Calypso Elementary School in West Bethlehem celebrated Arbor Day by climbing a tree—with the help of arborists.
Police say a burglary attempt in the 1700 block of Railroad Lane, Lower Saucon Township, was thwarted by residents. Three men have been charged in the incident.
The Neighborhood Files
One New Street, Upper Saucon Township property owner along the expanding Saucon Rail Trail has asked for a gate to allow him access from his back yard.
Nurse's aide Lisa Sikes, of Lower Saucon Township, has been charged with theft and receiving stolen property, according to court records.
On Friday PennDOT ordered the immediate closure of a bridge over Nancy Run, because of a void under the bridge's western abutment. The time frame for its repair is uncertain.
James Henry Dunnington, 58, of Jersey City, was arrested for DUI in Hellertown after he allegedly urinated on a wall at the Main Street 7-Eleven. He is on parole following a sexual assault conviction, according to records.
65-year-old New Jersey man is extradited and arraigned in Northampton County on multiple charges, including attempted criminal homicide.
Upper Saucon Township supervisors awarded a contract to build the second phase of the township's section of the Saucon Rail Trail.
Upper Saucon Township supervisors have approved Phase 1 of a 70-acre project that will include 80 age-restricted homes and a shopping center along Route 378.
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