A standoff in the neighborhood found the staff at Leigh Valley Grace Brethren Church, Bethlehem, Pa. (Larry Humberd, pastor), locking their doors as a precaution on Thursday, according to a report online at Lehigh Valley Live. The church is down the street from the address where the incident occurred. A portion of the story appears below. Click here to read the complete article.
Shelter-in-place ordered during Hanover Township standoff
A police action in the 1100 block of Bridle Path Road closed streets and led to a shelter-in-place order Thursday morning in the Hanover Township, Northampton County, neighborhood, authorities say.
People were supposed to stay away from doors and windows in that area, an alert said. A reverse 911 call was made to warn residents, an official said. … People who answered the phones at nearby St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and Lehigh Valley Grace Brethren Church said they could see roads closed. At Grace Brethren, they locked the doors as a precaution.
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