Burglary is second recent break-in at the Route 100 auction gallery, troopers report.
Persistence may pay off for a bidder in winning an auction item. It also may pay off in getting an auction steal. For someone, persistence may have meant stealing from the auction house. One thing is certain: Someone made off with several items after recently burglarizing Wlazelek Auction Gallery, according to state police at Fogelsville. The burglar forced entry at 2571 Route 100 and took several unspecified items between 1 and 6:40 a.m. Dec. 7. No value was released on the items. State police also reported an attempted burglary at the same location at an unknown time on Nov. 15. On that occasion, someone gained entry by removing a window, but police reported that it appeared that nothing was missing. Anyone with information is asked to …
More than 250 years of historic fixtures and memorabilia from inside the King George Inn will be auctioned on Dec. 17.
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Tuesday, December 11, 2012
The Kist Auction Company has advertised a Dec. 17 auction of all items -- down to the bare walls -- at the landmark King George Inn in South Whitehall Township. Doors open at 10 a.m. for preview and the auction starts at 3 p.m. The ad reads: After 256 years the doors are closed forever! Antiques - including two bars; Collectibles - old stained glass windows, promotional posters, photographs including but not limited to sports (some autographed), political, movie, UK Royal Family; Lots and lots of memories like menus, plates and promotional pieces. See pictures of items for sale here. The King George Inn is at 3141 Hamilton Blvd. Closed in August, it was a historic landmark and favorite destination for fine dining in South Whitehall. For…