Category Archives: Wind Gap

News, events, and more for Wind Gap, PA

Earthquake Felt in Nazareth

A 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck Virginia this afternoon sending shock waves felt from North Carolina thru New York including the Lehigh Valley. The earthquake hit Virginia a little before 2PM with the shock wave reaching this area shortly after 2PM. Social Media explodes with reports of surprised residents throughout the area feeling that unfamiliar rumbling under their feet.

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Drought Warning In Effect

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has issued a drought warning that includes Northampton County. The warning calls for a voluntary 10%-15% reduction in water use while the drought conditions continue.

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Luke Hahn's Parents Suing Tank Manufacturer


The parents of Luke Hahn have named the propane tank manufacturer in a lawsuit following the July 5th death of heir son. The suit specifically names American Welding and Tank Co as well as Inergy Propane. The Hahn’s attorney Mark Altemose is alleging that the tank was installed negligently which led to the July 5th…

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$200k Unclaimed Lottery Ticket Sold at Wind Gap Turkey Hill


A winning lottery ticket worth $200,000 was purchased at Turkey Hill in Wind Gap on Wednesday and it is yet to be claimed. The winning ticket number is 19, 28, 30, 37, and 53. Unfortunately the red Power Ball # 36 would have brought in millions more but was not matched. The winner has 1…

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Benefits Planned for Family of Luke Hahn

Nearly one month after the tragic death of Luke Hahn and the critical injuries to his father Kraig, the community is once again raising money for the family. Three events are planned for this weekend with a fourth occurring later in August. On Friday night The Scorecard in Wind Gap will be accepting donations at…

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Additional Detail in Father, Son, Plainfield Shooting Incident


Some additional detail has been released regarding the shooting of a Father and Son that took place in Plainfield Twp yesterday. Police say that Earl Robert Hank, 53, shot his father Earl Hank Jr, 82, multiple time for an undisclosed reason. Hank is refusing to speak to police since being released from the hospital after …

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Father and Son Hospitalized in Plainfield Twp Shooting


A Plainfield Twp  Father and Son have been taken to the hospital after an altercation this morning left them both with gunshot wounds. Police were called to the W Center St home after gunshots were reported. Upon arrival they saw the Son coming out of the house with a gunshot wound in his foot and…

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