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Saturday, July 20, 2019
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Rental ordinance update

By AL RECKER in Local News

The Borough of Northampton’s new rental inspection ordinance has been met with some resistance.

The ordinance took effect Jan. 1. It requires landlords to pay a registration fee for each rental unit, to allow a borough code officer to...

PRESS PHOTO BY JARRAD HEDESCorey Cole, a former Lehigh Township firefighter and Allentown police officer, enters the office of Magisterial District Judge Robert Hawke in Walnutport April 12 to turn himself in on charges he stole more than $315,000 from the Lehigh Township Fireman’s Relief Fund.

‘Betrayal of public trust’

By JARRAD HEDES in Local News

Despite a request for unsecured bail by his attorney, a former Lehigh Township firefighter and Allentown police officer was sent to Northampton County Prison April 12 in lieu of $100,000 cash.

Corey Cole, 41, turned himself in that morning...