Blazing Home, Bittersweet Bakery Sale, Alleged Auto Scammers Top Local News
A house caught fire, a bakery announced its sale, an auto scam was revealed and Palmer police led the ranks of the township's top earners.
Forks Township seemed to lead the local news this week as a house caught fire, a man was nabbed in an alleged auto scam, a popular bakery was losing its founders and the township supervisors fought over finances. The Top 10 earners in 2012 for Palmer Township were also revealed.
A fire ripped through the garage of a Forks Township home Thursday night, destroying a car and displacing the two people who lived in the house. It was deemed accidental. See the video of firefighters battling the blaze.
Eight members of the Palmer Township Police Department were among the township's Top 10 highest paid employees in 2012. The township manager and a public works official made the cut too.
U.S. Attorney's Office charged a Forks Township man with conspiring to sell counterfeit auto parts. Richard Dininni was one of three arrested for their alleged involvement as automotive parts suppliers selling counterfeit parts.
The owners of a famed Forks bakery have decided to sell. In a Facebook post this weekend to family, friends and customers, owner Antonella Gaglione stated that she and her husband decided to sell Antonella's Bakery, which opened on Sullivan Trail a year ago.
Forks Township officials are starting to focus on the future. After deciding to not institute a tax hike for 2013, officials are formulating a financial forecast for the next five to seven years.
Bradley Roth, the Wilson teen victim of "suicide by train" Sunday, suffered from depression but was an avid motorcycle racer and an "action-packed kid" who loved to skateboard and snowboard. Roth, 19, graduated from Wilson High School and worked at Pizza Hut in Nazareth.