Under Armour to make MLB uniforms in 2019, a year early

Posted by Easton News.

Under Armour will take over from Majestic Athletic as the supplier of Major League Baseball uniforms in 2019, a year earlier than previously scheduled. Fanatics Inc. and MLB announced an agreement in December that gave the company licensing rights to manufacture and distribute merchandise starting in 2020.

Strange substance dumped into Bushkill Creek. The guy who did it explains why

Posted by Easton News.

Despite the bright yellow vest with the letters PA DEP emblazoned on the back, Ben Russell still gets suspicious looks when he's doing his job. Russell, from the edge of the bridge spanning the Bushkill Creek in Tatamy , was dumping a jug full of a thick, brown substance into the creek.

Spend an Evening with Toto at the State Theatre on 6/16

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Multi-Grammy Award winning band TOTO will play the State Theatre in Easton on Friday, June 16. The shows are billed as “An Evening With Toto” and their performances will feature repertoire for their latest studio album XIV, classic hits, and both band and fan favorites from their vast catalog in performances that will stage two hours of music. Last summer, Toto embarked their first U.S. headline run in over a decade.

Both car driver and bicyclist face DUI charges in bizarre Pa. crash

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This could be the DUI-crash equivalent of a pox on both their houses: Both car driver Ramon Nieves-Morales , 56, of West Easton, and bicyclist David Knighton , 62, of Phillipsburg, face DUI charges after a bizarre crash in Easton, Pa. Pictured: one of the suspects being taken into custody.( According to our sister website, LehighValleyLive.com , both the driver of a car and a bicyclist carrying beer were under the influence of alcohol when the two collided in Easton, Pa., earlier this month.

Snyder, Sayago, Chando on top in Easton Area School Board race

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If the unofficial primary election results hold up, there will be no contested races this fall. Five new school board members will join the panel of nine.

Aging Infrastructure Stalls Greatness

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Local governments need a federal commitment and partner to improve our water, transportation and broadband systems. America cannot continue to be great without world-class infrastructure.

Easton police arrest man in South Side drug raid

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It was not immediately clear what police found before the man was removed from the three-story, single-family home at 319 W. Wilkes-Barre St. The gray-sided home with a blooming flower garden to the front and children's toys in the side yard had signs welcoming visitors but also warning them they were being filmed. A K-9 at one point was brought into the home through a rear door.

‘Blue Collar’ Comedian Ron White to Perform Two Shows at State Theatre

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Comedian Ron “Tater Salad” White first rose to fame as the cigar-smoking, scotch-drinking funnyman from the Blue Collar Comedy Tour phenomenon, but now as a chart-topping Grammy-nominated comedian and a feature film actor, Ron White has established himself as a star in his own right. The classic story-teller comes to the State Theatre for two shows on Friday, June 9th.

Ex-Easton and college wrestling star charged with arson

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Easton Area High School graduate Eric Burgey, right, wrestles in the semifinals of the 2014 NCAA Division II wrestling tournament. Burgey won a national championship.

Drunk driver crashes, pulls knife on witnesses in Easton

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A drunken driver who was four times the legal limit collided with another vehicle and then pulled out a knife and threatened anyone who tried to help,Upper Nazareth police said. Nemeth at 8:48 p.m. Aug. 23 allegedly rear-ended another car in the vicinity of Bath Pike and Mayfair Place.

Woman charged in Palmer Twp. thefts of credit card, student’s MacBook

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Palmer Township police say these photos show Christina Ott, charged May 12, 2017, in the thefts of a wallet at the Palmer Park Mall and laptop computer with other items outside CVS, both in the township on May 1, 2017. (Courtesy photos A 48-year-old woman was charged in two theft cases in Palmer Township on Friday, a week after township police circulated photos of her.

Fire that heavily damaged 4 homes in Easton ruled accidental

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Something dumped into a garbage can behind 1130 Pine St. ignited Thursday morning's blaze that heavily damaged four homes, an Easton Fire Department official said Friday morning. Once debris was removed, melted garbage cans were found to the rear of the patio just inside a wooden fence, Deputy Chief Kevin Arnold explained.

2017 Freddy Awards: And the nominees are …

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Emmaus High School's production of “Miss Saigon” and Parkland High School's “Pippin” dominated the 2017 Freddy Awards nominations announced Thursday. The two schools are in the running for the biggest award that will be given when the Freddys are presented May 25: best musical, otherwise known as Outstanding Overall Production of a Musical.

Mother’s Day dining in the Lehigh Valley

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To celebrate Mother's Day, The House in Emmaus will offer brunch highlighted by crab benedict, steak and eggs, vanilla French toast, soy ginger-braised short ribs and smoked salmon salad, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 14. Prices vary. To celebrate Mother's Day, The House in Emmaus will offer brunch highlighted by crab benedict, steak and eggs, vanilla French toast, soy ginger-braised short ribs and smoked salmon salad, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 14. Prices vary.

Self-proclaimed Nazi changes name to Hitler

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This Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008 file photo, shows Isidore Heath Campbell, left, his wife, Deborah, and son Adolf Hitler Campbell, 3, in Easton, Pa. On Monday, May 8, 2017, Isidore Heath Campbell officially became Isidore Heath Hitler.

Red White and Blue Club honors 5 graduating seniors

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The Red White & Blue Club of the Highlands of Glenmoor announced the 2017 High School Senior Military Scholarship Award recipients for local area high school seniors. The following students each received a $1,000 scholarship to assist them in their pursuit of higher academic success: Hailee Foster, of Easton Area High School; Grace Hurd, Wilson Area High School ; Abbey Heimbach, Easton; Lauren Brown, Phillipsburg High School and Kayla Carraghan, Nazareth Area High School .

Know him? Credit fraud probed for link to car break-ins, Palmer cops say

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Recent use of a credit card stolen from a vehicle may be linked to a rash of vehicle break-ins in the Easton area, Palmer Township police said Monday. Township police released a photo of a male seen on store surveillance using the stolen card and asked for the public's help in identifying him.

J’s Steaks & Subs expanding presence in Easton area with three new eateries

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J's Steaks & Subs about a month ago opened its newest location at the Park Plaza at Sullivan Trail in Forks Township. J's Steaks & Subs about a month ago opened its newest location at the Park Plaza at Sullivan Trail in Forks Township.

Pigment discovered in lab inspires new crayon color

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A color inspired by the YInMn pigment developed in the laboratory of Oregon State University chemistry professor Mas Subramanian is making its way to the market. Crayola LLC, a U.S. manufacturer of artists' supplies based in Easton, Pennsylvania, said Friday a recently retired crayon known as Dandelion would be replaced by the blue pigment, and the new blue crayon will begin appearing in its products in late 2017.

Know this woman? Wallet thief wanted, Palmer Township police say

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Palmer Township police ask anyone with information on the identity of this suspected wallet thief to contact officer David Brotzman at dbrotzman@palmerpd.org or 610-253-5844, ext.1716. (Courtesy photos Palmer Township police asked Friday for the public's help in identifying a woman suspected of stealing a wallet Monday at Boscov's in the Palmer Park Mall.

Man who raped 3-year-old robbed her of childhood, grandma says

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A 20-year-old man that filmed himself raping a three-year-old girl several times will spend the next 40 to 80 years behind bars. Courtney Alphonso Thompson Jr., of the 600 block of Wilkes-Barre Street in Easton, pleaded guilty in February to two counts of raping a child.

Jury gives $1.1M to 2 killed, 3 sickened by tainted fountain

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a Dinosaur Zooa to roar into Easton for two shows Updated at

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The State Theatre will host performances of “Dinosaur Zoo Live” at 1 and 4 p.m. Saturday at 453 Northampton St., Easton. The show is touring North America following a Broadway engagement at New York's children's theater, The New Victory.

What’s happening at this Easton gateway intersection?

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An Easton landowner got permission Wednesday to consolidate five properties into one at the intersection of 13th Street and Wood Avenue. They're south of the highest-traffic intersection in Easton, where cars enter and leave the city from Route 22. They're also a short walk from the Simon Silk Mill , a $100 million redevelopment project.

Driver going too fast on Route 611 cited in crash, cops say

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Speed was a factor in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon on Route 611 south of Easton, according to Pennsylvania State Police. Michael J. Callahan, 20, of Holland, Pennsylvania, was northbound on the road, also known as South Delaware Drive, in Williams Township just before 4 p.m. when he slowed to turn left onto Browns Drive, police said.

Apology ‘rings hollow’ for sexual assault of 13-year-old in cemetery

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Joshua Carrick told a Northampton County judge Wednesday he's sorry he sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl in an Easton cemetery parking lot. But that's not what the 29-year-old Forks Township man told the professionals who interviewed him during his pre-sentence evaluations.

Suspect in custody in Lehighton man’s slaying

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A Carbon County man was a victim of homicide Tuesday and an Easton resident is in custody and charged with the killing. Yesterday morning, prior to 7 a.m., emergency personnel and law enforcement agencies responded to Lindner's home where he was found deceased in the basement.

Next-gen Fleas Club: Has the place served its last drink?

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Those who hoped the former Fleas Club on South Side Easton would reopen soon as a more inclusive social club will be disappointed. The iconic club at 601 Reynolds St. — which had been in the city for 93 years — was evicted last summer before owner QPE LLC sold the building in October for $385,000 to 601 Reynolds St LLC. The club never fully recovered from a federal probe into a $100 million gambling ring that led to arrests before QPE bought the place in 2006.

Jury convicts home invasion suspect whose handa

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Jurors have convicted a man whose hand was severed during what authorities called a home invasion in eastern Pennsylvania last summer. Jury convicts home invasion suspect whose hand was severed Jurors have convicted a man whose hand was severed during what authorities called a home invasion in eastern Pennsylvania last summer.

Otters pitcher signs with Diamondbacks

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Tyler Vail is a native of Easton, Pennsylvania. In two seasons with the Otters, Vail was 15-8 with a 4.06 ERA in 35 appearances.