Sunday, May 19, 2013
These are the projects PennDOT has planned this week in the Nazareth area.
ROAD NAME: PA 946 BETWEEN: Christian Springs Road AND Georgetown Road ROAD NAME: Newburg Road BETWEEN: PA 191 AND PA 512 ROAD NAME: PA 512 BETWEEN: Bushkill Center Road AND North Delaware Ave
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Phillipsburg man charged with having psychedelic mushrooms in Lower Nazareth Township hotel.
Melvin Lee Pettaway, 43, also is accused of giving police a false identity during the incident on April 12, around 7:30 p.m. After police allegedly found two bags of psilocybin mushrooms inside Pettaway’s room at the Hampton Inn on Route 248, he told them his name was Kyle Thomas, court records say. Pettaway’s file does not contain an affidavit of probable cause, which provides details of the arrest and evidence. The file does say that an arrest warrant was approved April 23. The file’s lead sheet lists Pettaway’s address as 314 B S. Main St., Phillipsburg. But another sheet in the file lists his current address at Hotel Lafayette, 11 N. 4th St., Easton. The file also says Pettaway worked at the McDonald’s inside the Crayola Experience…
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
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Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Lower Nazareth Township residents will be able to toss lots of trash during cleanup day Saturday.
It's time for a little spring cleaning. Lower Nazareth Township will hold its annual cleanup day on Saturday from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event, which will take place rain or shine, is for Lower Nazareth residents only and a proof of residency will be required. All material can be dumped at 4600 Newburg Road. The township is accepting general household trash like furniture and mattresses, metal goods, wood materials, white goods/appliances, tires and car/truck batteries. Each household is limited to the following number of trips: three cars/SUVs or two pickup trucks or 1 pickup truck with attached trailer or one box/truck/van/stake body (up to 17 feet long). All refrigerated appliances must be de-freonized by a certified technician and tagged…
Thursday, May 2, 2013
A Monroe County man, assisted by another man, allegedly stole two iPhones valued at $1,200 from an AT&T store in Lower Nazareth Township.
A Monroe County man, assisted by another man, stole two iPhones valued at $1,200 from an AT&T store in Lower Nazareth Township in late March, then went across the road and sold the phones for about $511, court records say. Police have charged Sean Michael Dohn, 21, of Polk Township with the alleged theft, but they have yet to identify the other man. The records say Dohn and the other man stole an iPhone 4 valued at $550 and an iPhone 5 valued at $650 from the AT&T store at 3758 Dryland Way off of Route 248 on the evening of March 25. Dohn is charged with then going across Route 248 to the GameStop store in the Northampton Crossings shopping center and selling the phones for $204.14 (iPhone 4) and $306.94 (iPhone 5), the records say. The …
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Easton woman charged with cashing two counterfeit checks at Walmart in Lower Nazareth Township.
Theresa Mulhearn, 45, of 700 Walnut St., allegedly cashed the fake checks—each for $397—on Dec. 16, according to a complaint filed by Colonial Regional Police. The printing on the checks indicated that they came from Express Healthcare Services from Reading, but the account and routing numbers belonged to a different business—Interim Health Care of Blakely in Lackawanna County, according to the affidavit of probable cause. The owner of Interim Health Care told police that Mulhearn did not work for him nor was there any reason why she would have received a check from his company, the affidavit said. Mulhearn was charged with forgery—a second-class felony, theft and receiving stolen property. She was arraigned Monday before District Judge …
Monday, April 29, 2013
Full-time seasonal summer help wanted in Lower Nazareth Township.
Need a job this summer? Well, Lower Nazareth Township may have one for you. Lower Nazareth is accepting applications for full-time seasonal summer employees for work of 40 hours per week at $9 an hour. Work will begin in May and last until September. The work consists of grass mowing and general road and building maintenance. Applicants must be 18 years of age and possess a valid driver's license. Applications for employment may be obtained at the township Office, 306 Butztown Road, between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
New program for curbside organic waste removal pickup started Monday and lasts until May 3.
Lower Nazareth Township has launched a new program for providing Curbside Organic waste removal. The new program will run for two weeks so that residents have a way of cleaning up their yards and providing an easy means of disposal for yard waste. The program started Monday and runs through May 3. Township personnel will utilize leaf vacuums for this program. There will be no manual pick-up of debris that is not suitable for the leaf vacuum equipment. Acceptable material will consist of leaves and garden residue. No animal feces, sticks or dirt allowed! All larger material, which will not pass through the leaf vac, must be brought to the township yard waste recycling center at 4600 Newburg Road by appointment during the normal scheduled …
Thursday, April 18, 2013
A sample of job openings in the Nazareth area.
Thursday, April 18
Full-Time, Seasonal Summer Help Lower Nazareth Township is accepting applications for full-time seasonal summer employees—40 hours/week at $9/hour. Work will begin in May and last until September. Work consists of mowing grass, general road maintenance and building maintenance. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and possess a valid driver's license. Applications for employment may be obtained at the township municipal building, 306 Butztown Road, Bethlehem. The municipal building is open 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Part-Time, Summer Park Help Lower Nazareth Township is accepting applications for various positions for the 2013 Summer Park Program. Those positions are Junior Leaders and Senior Leaders. Interested …
Saturday, April 13, 2013
This home at 546 Rockbridge Road in Lower Nazareth Township is one of the most expensive homes currently for sale in the 18064 zip code.
This 5,714-square-foot home at 546 Rockbridge Road sits on 1.12 acres in Lower Nazareth Township’s Foxwood Farms subdivision. It offers six bedrooms—including a first floor in-law suite—and seven bathrooms, according to an active AOL Real Estate listing for the property. The property features landscaped grounds, which include a pond, a waterfall and a sprinkler system. And don’t forget about the three-car garage and custom-built shed, the full basement with walkout atrium doors, the two-tier deck and the hot tub. With an asking price of $699,900, it's one of the priciest homes currently for sale in the Nazareth Area School District. The Lehigh Valley Association of Realtors (LVAR) MLS listing for the home says its noteworthy amenities …