Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Get your caffeine on and celebrate with a free cup of coffee.
If the first words out of your mouth every morning are, “I’ll have a large coffee”—or if you can’t even speak until after you’ve had your java fix—there's a national holiday created especially for you. America will put staunch tea drinkers to shame on National Coffee Day Sept. 29, when coffee fiends can rejoice and celebrate their beloved coffee bean with free brew from national chains. Coffee was first brought to America in the mid-1600s in a shipment en route to “New Amsterdam,” now known as New York, according to the National Coffee Association. We have that shipment and the Boston Tea Party to thank for turning the nation into coffee drinkers. Some national chains will be giving out free cups of coffee during the week of Sept. 23. …
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Celebrate 7/11 and 7-Eleven's birthday with a free Slurpee today.
Wednesday is July 11, or 7/11 depending on how you write it. Why is that significant? Because it's been really hot, it's summer, and it's 7-Eleven Day. That means free Slurpees for all! From 11am to 7pm you can get a 7.11 ounce Slurpee, free of charge, at participating locations. Help celebrate 85 years of the frosty treat by enjoying one yourself. The chain also has a link to a free printable birthday hat on its Facebook page that you can use to celebrate the anniversary. In Hellertown there is a 7-Eleven at 1100 Main Street. If you live outside Hellertown, you can search online for the store nearest you.
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Hellertown police say Freedom Justin Negron, 22, of Bethlehem, was intoxicated when he drove into propane tanks at 7-Eleven on Main Street March 4.
Editor's Note: This article has been updated (9:30am, March 21, 2012) An accident allegedly caused by a drunk driver March 4 could have been worse, according to a press release issued Tuesday by the Hellertown Police Department. According to police, officers responded to the 7-Eleven convenience store at 1100 Main St. at 4:03am, after they received a report of a car having crashed into propane tanks in front of the store. Police said that upon their arrival at the scene, officers observed driver Freedom Justin Negron, 22, of the 900 block of Vernon Street, Bethlehem, and passenger Staphon Caleb Lawrence, 20, of the 600 block of Ramblewood Lane, Freemansburg, to be intoxicated. Negron, who was arrested for DUI, was determined to have a …
Thursday, September 29, 2011
Did you know that Sept. 29 is National Coffee Day? It's true! And 7-Eleven is offering free medium coffees, cappuccinos or lattes from 7am to 11am.
Thursday, September 29, 2011
It's still sort of summer-y out and not exactly ideal weather for piping hot coffee, but if you're the type of person who enjoys a steaming cup of java anytime--and anywhere--then you'll definitely want to celebrate National Coffee Day at 7-Eleven today. In observance of this very special caffeine-filled day, the national chain of convenience stores is offering customers their choice of a free medium coffee, cappuccino or latte between 7am and 11am, according to a published report in the Express-Times. The Hellertown 7-Eleven is located at 1100 Main Street. Dunkin' Donuts doesn't have as generous a promotion planned as its coffee competitor does, but if you were careful to save DD coupons that came in the mail about a month ago, you might …
Friday, July 8, 2011
The Pennsylvania Lottery announced Friday that one jackpot-winning Cash 5 ticket from the July 7 drawing was sold at 7-Eleven on Main Street in Hellertown.
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Friday, July 8, 2011
One lucky Pennsylvania Lottery player made a pit stop at 7-Eleven in Hellertown to purchase a Cash 5 ticket and went on to become the winner of a jackpot prize worth more than $365,000, the state lottery confirmed Friday. In a press release posted on the Pennsylvania Lottery's website, it was announced that the winning ticket purchased in the borough correctly matched all five balls drawn in the July 7 Cash 5 drawing in Harrisburg. The five numbers drawn were 05, 18, 24, 40 and 43, according to the website. The winner of the jackpot has one year to claim the prize, which totals $365,398 and will be subject to 25 percent federal withholding. The retailer who sold the ticket will also receive a $500 bonus, the lottery said. According to the …
Thursday, March 24, 2011
Police say Chad Jay Van Gordon sold a stolen gun to Christian Neith, who allegedly had it hidden behind his belt during police and prison searches in January.
A Bethlehem man who stole a gun that caused a whole lot of trouble at Northampton County Prison in early January was arrested today and sent to prison pending further court action, city police said. Chad Jay Van Gordon, 23, of 47 E. Goepp St., has been charged with stealing a 9mm semi-automatic handgun from another person with whom he lived. Van Gordon, in turn, allegedly sold the gun to Christian Neith, who authorities have said had the gun tucked inside his waistband when he was arrested Dec. 29. Police officers and prison guards never discovered the weapon, despite four different searches after his arrest and during his processing into prison in Easton. The gun was found on Jan. 5, hidden behind a filing cabinet in the prison’s intake …