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Lafayette rides stout defense to 27-0 victory over Bucknell

Oct. 09, 2021 15:58 PM EDT

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Lafayette had three different players run for touchdowns and the defense surrendered only 169 yards as the Leopards breezed to a 27-0 victory over Bucknell in the Bison's Patriot League opener on Saturday. Joe Gillette started the scoring for the...

Tim DeMorat's TD lifts Fordham to 42-41 win over Lafayette

Oct. 02, 2021 20:45 PM EDT

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Tim DeMorat scored from 2-yards out in the final minute to lift Fordham to a 42-41 win over Lafayette on Saturday. Michael Hayes scored on a 3-yard run with 1:40 left to put the Leopards up, 41-36, but Lafayette failed to convert the two-point...

Gillette's 2 TDs helps Lafayette get past Penn 24-14

Sep. 25, 2021 19:40 PM EDT

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Joe Gillette accounted for two touchdowns to lead Lafayette to a 24-14 victory over Pennsylvania on Saturday. Gillette caught a 70-yard touchdown pass from Ah-Shaun Davis — his first career scoring throw — that gave...

New Hampshire rallies in second half to beat Lafayette 19-13

Sep. 18, 2021 16:30 PM EDT

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Bret Edwards threw a pair of touchdowns to Brian Espanet and New Hampshire overtook Lafayette in the second half for a 19-13 win on Saturday and remain undefeated. Dylan Laube found the edge and raced down the right sideline for a 50-yard touchdown to...

Confederate statue to be moved from Maryland courthouse lawn

Sep. 15, 2021 09:43 AM EDT

EASTON, Md. (AP) — A Confederate monument is set to be moved from a courthouse lawn on Maryland’s Eastern Shore after local officials voted Tuesday night to relocate it to a Virginia battleground. The Talbot County Council voted 3-2 to approve a resolution to move...

Diver takes you on his adventures in the Delaware River

Aug. 21, 2021 03:08 AM EDT

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Matt Schade has crossed the iconic Easton-Phillipsburg free bridge hundreds of times, looked out at the Delaware River and wondered what was underneath the water’s surface. Many have wondered the same thing, curiosity piqued by rumors of what, or...

NJ town council president charged with misuse of 911 system

Aug. 19, 2021 13:23 PM EDT

PHILLIPSBURG, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey town council president has been charged with misusing of the county 911 emergency telephone system. Phillipsburg Town Council President Frank McVey faces a fourth-degree charge of false public alarms and if convicted could face up...

Man wounded in gunfire outside store facing charges; 1 dead

Aug. 09, 2021 14:00 PM EDT

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — A man wounded in gunfire outside a department store in eastern Pennsylvania that killed another man over the weekend is now facing charges in the case, authorities said Monday. Elijah Johnson, 20, of Barrett Township, was the person who died after...

DA: 1 dead, 1 wounded in shopping center parking lot gunfire

Aug. 08, 2021 18:12 PM EDT

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — One person was killed and another wounded by gunfire in the parking lot of a department store in eastern Pennsylvania, authorities said. Northampton County District Attorney Terence Houck told LehighValleyLive.com that the two were injured in a...

Man sentenced to 2 life terms in 2019 double murder, arson

Aug. 01, 2021 11:17 AM EDT

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — A man prosecutors said baked and took cookies to the home of a 97-year-old bedridden woman before killing her and her adult son and setting fire to their eastern Pennsylvania home has been sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole. ...