Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Tiffany Jacoby, 25, of Palmerton, had a .18 percent blood-alcohol content when she became lost trying to pick up food for herself and her Gracedale Nursing Home colleagues.
A Gracedale employee was arrested March 4 on drunken driving charges after she got lost—for two hours—while on a food errand. Tiffany Jacoby, 25, of Palmerton, had a .18 percent blood-alcohol content when, at 2:22 a.m., Lower Saucon Township police spotted her parked car in the middle of a township road. According to police, Jacoby said she was headed for Wawa to pick up food for herself and her Gracedale colleagues. The nearest Wawa to Gracedale, the county nursing home in Upper Nazareth Township, is in nearby Lower Nazareth Township. The trip, according to MapQuest, is about three miles. While Jacoby spoke with police, a strong odor of alcohol was detected and Jacoby showed signs of impairment. Jacoby failed field sobriety tests and was…
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Here's a small sampling of current job openings in the Nazareth area.
Thursday, February 7
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Monday, August 13, 2012
A New Jersey Company is recalling almost 300,000 cases of packaged products that contain sliced and diced apples, which may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
Monday, August 13, 2012
Missa Bay, LLC, is voluntarily recalling a total of 293,488 cases and 296,224 individually distributed units of fruit, vegetable and sandwich products containing apples, as listed below, with the use-by dates of July 8, 2012 through Aug. 20, 2012 because they contain diced or sliced apples that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The recalled products were produced and distributed from the Missa Bay, LLC facility to retailers and food-service operators in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Washington, D.C., Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, New …
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Political pundits say Wawa benefited from publicity over Mitt Romney's controversial campaign stop.
The latest edition of PoliticsPa's Ups & Downs List says the Delware County-based Wawa convenience store chain got a boost from Mitt Romney's visit to Pennsylvania on Father's Day weekend. Where's the best spot in your community for Romney or Obama to campaign? Tell us in the comments section below. It was a controversial campaign stop since Romney was set to visit one Wawa but showed up at a different location when protesters and former Gov. Ed Rendell rallied at Romney's original destination. Here's a rundown of commentary on Romney's "Wawa-gate" including everything from the finer points of hoagies versus subs to the text of Romney's speech at the event. Wawa has about 570 stores in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and …
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Two men -- one from the Nazareth, the other from Upper Nazareth Township -- allegedly got into a fight outside the Wawa in Lower Nazareth Township and then fled.
Two area men were cited for disorderly conduct after they allegedly got into a fight outside the Wawa in Lower Nazareth Township, according to Colonial Regional Police. Police were called to the Wawa on Dec. 20 around 1:33 a.m. for a fight in progress. According to police, Andrew Smith, 25, of S. Fairview Street, Nazareth, and John Dilli Jr., 34, of Briarwood Lane, Upper Nazareth Township, both fled before police arrived. Dilli, however, was stopped a short time later after police located the vehicle he was riding in. Smith was identified by a friend who was left at the Wawa after Smith fled, according to police. The men were seen on video surveillance exchanging words inside the store before the fight in the parking lot. Police say the …
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
The two suspects are described as Hispanic males in their 20s; they were last seen driving north on Prologis Parkway toward Van Buren Road.
A Wilkes-Barre man was robbed of about $400 outside of the Wawa in Lower Nazareth Township, according to Colonial Regional Police. On Dec. 7 at 5:38 a.m., police say, two males described as Hispanic and in their 20s, followed Stanley Tuzinsky, Jr. as he walked toward his tractor trailer, which was parked near the "Exit Only" area by Route 248 west. The males, who had stocky builds and were wearing dark clothing, followed Tuzinsky in a black or dark blue, two-door vehicle, police say. When Tuzinsky reached his truck, according to police, the males approached him and stated they had a gun and wanted his wallet. The men knocked Tuzinsky to the ground and stole his wallet, which contained about $400 in cash, police say. The vehicle the men …