Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Also, a 10-year-old is charged with stealing a fire extinguisher, and one other Whitehall police story from this past week.
Public Drunkenness Charge After Police Claim Disobedience A Whitehall Borough police officer on patrol stopped at the Sunoco/APlus gas station and convenience store along Route 51 at around 12:53 a.m. on Friday. When the officer walked into the store, he observed a man arguing with a clerk in what appeared to be an intoxicated state, Whitehall police Deputy Chief Richard M. Danko said. The officer advised the man—John Mallon Kearns, 21, of 541 Elaine Dr. in Baldwin Borough—not to get into his car in his current condition and drive away, but Kearns responded to the officer with vulgarity and dismissiveness, Danko said, and tried to get into his car anyway. The officer prevented Kearns from doing so and arrested him in the store's parking …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Where to buy a Powerball ticket in Baldwin-Whitehall and the odds of winning the jackpot.
The historic Powerball jackpot rose to a record $500 million on Tuesday, and many Baldwin-Whitehall residents are expected to purchase a ticket on Wednesday—if they haven't already. According to this Pennsylvania Lottery Web page, there are quite a few places to purchase a Powerball ticket in Baldwin-Whitehall. There has been no Powerball winner since Oct. 6. The chance of winning the $500 million jackpot is 1 in 175,223,510. The Powerball is drawn every Wednesday and Saturday night at 10:59 p.m. Ticket sales are cut off at least 59 minutes before the draw. Each ticket costs $2. Good luck. You'll need it! --- Follow the Baldwin-Whitehall Patch on Facebook and Twitter. Sign up for the daily Baldwin-Whitehall newsletter.
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
What's the best pizza place in town? Who has the best lawn service? Here are your picks for Readers' Choice.
All summer long, you've nominated and voted for your favorite Baldwin-Whitehall spots in categories ranging from Best Italian Food to Best Appetizers to Best Women's Clothing. We've tallied all of your poll votes, and now, it's time to announce the winners. See below for our complete list of Readers' Choice 2012 titleholders. Best Pizza Place Winner: Danny's Pizza & Hoagies 2nd Place: Mm! Mm! Pizza 3rd Place: The Pizza Company Best Bar Winner: Golden Rule Bar & Grill (Legacy Lanes) 2nd Place (tie): Prior's Tap & Tavern (Caste Village) and McCoy's Pub Best Coffee/Cappucino Winner: The Dancing Bean (Caste Village) 2nd Place: Eat'n Park Best Appetizers Winner: Michael's Restaurant & Lounge 2nd Place: Italian Oven Restaurant (Caste Village) …
Monday, June 18, 2012
Tell us which is the best gas station in B-W so that we can find out the Readers' Choice 2012 winner.
What is the best gas station in Baldwin-Whitehall? Patch is asking you, your friends, your family, your neighbors, your co-workers and anyone else who knows about Baldwin-Whitehall to vote for the best businesses, services and professionals in Baldwin Borough, Whitehall Borough and Baldwin Township. The nominations for best gas station are in, and we're now asking you to vote for a winner in the poll above by Aug. 17! We encourage you to vote in ALL of our categories. Click here for the complete list. Thank you in advance for your participation. Don't forget to tell your friends on Facebook, Twitter and email!
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Whitehall Borough police notes from the first week of May.
'Quick-Change' Scam at APlus An employee of the APlus convenience store on Route 51 (by Baldwin High School) called Whitehall Borough police at around 3:37 p.m. on Wednesday to report that the store had recently been scammed out of almost $60. Whitehall police Deputy Chief Richard M. Danko said that the culprit, a "quick-change artist" whom he described as an older black male with a thin build wearing blue jeans, a short-sleeved brown shirt and a black baseball cap with a sticker on its bill, had paid for $1.81 of merchandise (including tax) from APlus with a $20 bill. After receiving his change, the man asked for his $20 back so that he could pay with a smaller bill. However, he kept his original change, and that process continued …