| Sep 11, 2011
| 8:36 PM
For the past six months, to think of Alburtis has meant to think of unsolved murder.
It has meant to think of a white home at 122 Cobblestone Court, with a defenseless woman and her daughter inside.
It has meant Althea. It has meant Jeannette.
| Mar 12, 2011
| 8:44 PM
Mystery continues to shroud the slayings of a mother and daughter found in their Alburtis home Friday as authorities remained unusually tight-lipped about the homicides.
Autopsies were completed Saturday, Lehigh County Coroner Scott Grim said. But he...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 8:16 PM
As Alburtis residents fretted Monday over the inexplicable murders of two women in their quiet community, the borough's police chief tried to reassure them by calling the slayings an isolated case.
"Based on all of the evidence that has been gathered...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 8:44 PM
State police had a suspect in their sights for months in the killings of two of Alburtis' best-known residents, but very few knew it.
With the tiny town on edge after its first homicides ever, police tried to calm residents while they followed a trail of...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 8:31 PM
Back in Pennsylvania after his arrest in Florida, Brandin Lee Kasick on Tuesday night denied he killed two Alburtis women while robbing them in their home last March.
At his arraignment, Kasick raised his eyebrows when District Judge Jacob Hammond...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 8:56 PM
Just about everyone in Alburtis can tell a story about Althea Walbert, an 82-year-old widow whose many acres became neighborhoods in the tiny borough on the western edge of Lehigh County.
Some sneaked onto her pig farm when they were children. Most...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 8:43 PM
Now that the property assessments are set and the taxes divvied up, the verdict is in on winners and losers in Lehigh County as it undergoes its first real estate reassessment in more than two decades.
The changing landscape favors higher-priced...
| May 11, 2012
| 12:15 PM
East Penn School District includes the communities of Emmaus, Alburtis and Macungie and Lower Macungie and Upper Milford townships in Lehigh County, Pa. The villages of Wescosville, East Texas and Zionsville are located within the townships that make up...
| Oct 30, 2011
| 6:37 AM
utage Update: • As of 9 a.m. PPL Electric Utilities had more than 2,700 repair cases affecting 193,000 customers throughout our service area.
• Crews working through the night restored power to about 15,000 customers. Since the beginning of the storm,...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 7:41 PM
The man accused of stabbing to death an elderly Alburtis woman and her 59-year-old mentally challenged daughter gave up his right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday morning.
Appearing briefly in Lehigh County Court, Brandin Lee Kasick, 26, waived his...
| Aug 5, 2011
All new residents of Pennsylvania are required to register their vehicle(s) within 20 days of establishing residency and to obtain a Pennsylvania driver's license within 60 days. Additionally, new residents must surrender their...