Coopersburg resident and local substitute teacher Michael James Agrippine is charged with child sexual assault, allegedly attacked 9 year-old boy in Allentown School District
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
A Coopersburg man who was a substitute teacher in several school districts including Allentown is charged with child sexual assault.
OUTSIDE ALLENTOWN, PA -- UPDATE 4:59pm- Documents from the Quakertown Community School District show that a Michael Aggripine was on the approved list of 2008-2009 substitute school teachers at the May 22, 2008 school board meeting. Additional documents show a Michael Aggripine was also on the approved list of substitutes for the 2007-2008 school year. UPDATE 4:49pm- Documents from the Nazareth Area School District show that a Michael Agrippine of Coopersburg was added as a substitute teacher at the Sept. 25, 2006 school board meeting. UPDATE 4:10pm- Documents from the Williamsport Area School District show that Michael James Agrippine of Coopersburg, was hired as a substitute teacher for the Williamsport School District at the Sept. 18, …
Thursday, December 13, 2012
What was Maureen O'Hara thinking when she let Kris Kringle tuck her daughter in?
There was the most amazing thing on television the other night. No, Survivors weren’t eating live snakes and the gang of “Jersey Shore” didn’t join a 12-step program. Rather, Old Kris Kringle -- in civilian clothes – was sitting on the edge of the bed of a young Natalie Wood in the 1947 Christmas classic film “Miracle on 34thStreet” talking to the little girl who was tucked under the covers, ready for sleep. Why was that amazing? Because what mother in her right mind would allow a near-stranger alone with her child in a bedroom? Scenes like that oh-so-innocent one have gone the way of the dodo bird, as nearly extinct as heroes who casually smoke in TV dramas and sitcoms. But while we cheerfully say goodbye to glamorizing smoking on TV, …