In Case you Missed It
Stories from neighboring Patches: November 26 – December 2.
Winning Cash 5 Ticket Bought in Township
Pennsylvania Lottery ticket worth $325,000 was bought at Bethlehem Township convenience store.
Swain To Hold 42nd Annual Holiday House Tour
Swain Holiday House Tour participants can eat lunch or supper at the school and take the self-guided tour or ride in style to distinctive local homes decorated for the festive season.
Police Chief's Contract Set to Expire, No News on What's Next
The contract for Nazareth Police Chief Thomas Trachta is set to expire at the end of 2011, and he's still not sure if he'll have a job come 2012.
Police: Man Sold Stolen Wheels to Hellertown Business
Stolen aluminum auto wheels sold to Blinderman Recycling
Hellertown Denied Second Shot at Gaming Grant
On Nov. 28, the Northampton County Gaming Revenue and Economic Redevelopment Authority voted not to reopen deliberations on a grant application that would have funded two borough police officers' salaries and benefits if approved.
LVH Sushi Surgeons Raise Money for Children's ER
A team of LVH doctors competed against each other in a sushi competition at Kome restaurant to raise money for the Children's ER at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest.
Northampton County Council Fails to Pass 2012 Budget
Only 4 council members vote in favor of budget, which means another meeting next week, or an automatic 9 percent tax increase.
Police: Easton Officer Committed Suicide
Pocono Township police say Joshua Marvin shot himself at his Monroe County home Wednesday.
South Side Post Office Will Stay Open
W. Fourth Street branch had been on list of post offices being considered for closure.
Police: Man Tried to Use Forged Prescription for Oxycodone
A Stroudsburg man allegedly tried to use a forged prescription at the CVS in Lower Nazareth Township.
Burger King in South Whitehall Closes Abruptly
Burger King Corp., which is headquartered in Florida, issued a statement that it has requested the franchise owner to re-open as soon as possible.
The Stinger Rises at Dorney Park
Dorney Park's new coaster for 2012 is taking shape in South Whitehall.