Whitehall-Coplay Press

Saturday, January 25, 2020

Lehigh Valley Press parent company rebrands

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 by TERRY AHNER in Local News

‘We are in this for the long haul, will evolve with the trends of industry’

The name may have changed, but our goal remains the same.

“Our mission is to inform and entertain our readers, preserve the history of our local community and service the needs of local businesses and individuals with diverse media solutions.”

With a strong lineage that can trace its history back to the Mauch Chunk Daily Times well over a century ago, the Times News — the sister daily paper of the Lehigh Valley Press — continues to adapt and has rebranded.

Man charged after standoff in Lehigh Township

Thursday, January 2, 2020 by TERRY AHNER in Police Log

A Northampton County man, naked, yelling and gesturing when he surrendered in the early-morning hours of Dec. 27 following a standoff with police that lasted more than six hours, has been charged after he threatened to kill his wife.

Lehigh Township police officers were dispatched 9:28 p.m. Dec. 26 to the 1100 block of East Stateside Drive, in the Danielsville section of the township, for a domestic dispute.

Pen Argyl man dies in crash on Route 248 in Lehigh Twp.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 by TERRY AHNER in Police Log

A Northampton County man has been identified as the victim in a fatal crash Nov. 2 in Lehigh Township.

Richard Bowman, 76, of Pen Argyl, was killed in a collision just after 5 a.m. on Route 248 at the Route 873 intersection.

Lehigh Township Police Department said a Kenworth tractor-trailer was traveling eastbound on Route 248 when a gray Dodge Grand Caravan, driven by Bowman, attempted to turn onto Route 873 from Route 248 westbound. The caravan drove into the path of the truck.

Bowman was pronounced dead at the scene.