State Police Troop M, Bethlehem, took a 19-year-old man into custody Jan. 29 in connection with the Jan. 26 bank robbery in Allen Township, Northampton County.
Police allege Dylan James Karba, last known address in Philadelphia, was the man who entered the First Northern Bank and Trust, 1449 Nor-Bath Boulevard, Allen Township, at 1:35 p.m. on that day.
According to police, Karba allegedly fled the bank with money after passing a note to a bank teller. He then fled the area to the west of the bank toward Northampton Borough on foot.
Good Will Fire Company No. 1, Trexlertown, 7723 Hamilton Blvd., Breinigsville is accepting orders for its fastnacht sale.
There are limited quantities, so order early.
Fastnacht pickup will be after 8 a.m. Feb. 10; from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Feb. 11; and from 6 a.m.to 6 p.m. on Feb. 12.
To order, call 610-398-3152.
Parkland Community Library, 4422 Walbert Ave., South Whitehall Township, will host baby story time with picture books, rhymes and songs for children ages birth to 2 years old at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 29.
A caregiver must attend with each child.
State Police Troop M, Fogelsville, say a 38-year-old Reading man allegedly committed 35 fraudulent transactions between May 19, 2017, and July 10, 2017, at various Giant grocery stores throughout Berks, Lehigh and Northampton counties.
Police allege Nicholas Lon Pavlov entered various Giant grocery stores throughout three counties and presented a fictitious Bonus Card in order to return merchandise he had not purchased.
The fraudulent transactions and the amount he obtained by allegedly committing these crimes was $646.76.
Parkland Community Library, 4422 Walbert Ave., South Whitehall Township, will host Games We Love at 1 p.m. Jan. 19.
Everyone is invited to play bridge, pinochle, canasta or chess. The library will provide the games.
Kids ages 5-12 are invited to make snowflake suncatchers from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Jan. 19.
Kids in grades three to six can team up with other padawans to solve Jedi quest puzzles at the Star Wars Escape the Room 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 20.
Before Christmas 2017, Target store employees joined police officers from South Whitehall and Upper Macungie townships, the City of Allentown, and the Lehigh County Sheriff’s Office hosting the fourth annual Heroes and Helpers shopping spree for 33 Parkland students.
This event was designed so the youngsters could purchase Christmas presents for their families.
Target store employees joined police officers from South Whitehall and Upper Macungie townships, the City of Allentown, and the Lehigh County Sheriff’s Office to help make Christmas a little brighter for 33 Parkland students.
The fourth annual Heroes and Helpers shopping spree for the youngsters was designed so they could purchase Christmas presents for their families.
A 68-year-old Delaware County man was killed when his Ford Flex SUV struck an International tractor with Hyundai trailer 12:30 p.m. Jan. 7 on I-78 Eastbound between Routes 863 and 100, Upper Macungie Township.
Lehigh County Coroner Scott Grim said Fredrick Evans of Norwood, Delaware County, was pronounced dead 1:17 p.m. that day by Lehigh County Deputy Coroner Gabrielle Riley.
Grim said the cause of Evans’ death is attributed to multiple blunt force injuries.
He ruled the manner of his death an accident.
A 3-year-old Breinigsville boy was killed when the vehicle he was riding in and another vehicle collided around 11:27 a.m. Dec. 21 in front of 5480 Kernsville Road, North Whitehall Township.
According to Lehigh County Coroner Scott Grim, Micah Gianotti was pronounced dead at 12:21 p.m. the same day at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.
An autopsy was performed Dec. 22, Grim said.
He said the cause of death is blunt force head injuries due to a motor vehicle accident.
The manner of his death was ruled an accident, Grim said.
Twenty-nine members of the South Whitehall Township Police Department, and 13 Orefield Middle School teachers participated in this year’s No Shave November fundraiser.
The goal was to increase awareness by embracing their hair, something many cancer patients lose, with the officers and teachers growing beards or goatees.
Each officer needed to donate a minimum $50 of his own money which would have typically been spent on shaving and grooming to participate.
Upper Macungie Township will host a free Kids Noon Year’s Eve party 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 31 at Good Will Fire Company, 7723 Hamilton Blvd., Trexlertown.
There will be a balloon drop at noon and Dazzling Doodles face painting, a DJ, games, and giveaways. Light refreshments will be available for purchase.
For information, visit uppermac.org.
Parkland Community Library, 4444 Walbert Ave., South Whitehall Township, is offering a writing workshop “What’s Your Story” 1 p.m. Dec. 26. Learn how to write a memoir.