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2 men convicted in 2020 fatal shooting of man in Reading

READING, Pa. - The Berks County District Attorney is announcing the conviction by a jury for Joewel Keita and Devon Starr. The DA posted on Twitter saying Keita and Starr were convicted of 1st degree murder and related charges connected to the fatal shooting of Albert Pena-Pena in Reading. Officials...
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Fentanyl, Cocaine Seized In Berks County Drug Bust: DA

Thousands of dollars worth of fentanyl and cocaine along with paraphernalia were seized from a 72-year-old man in a Berks County bust, authorities said. Angel M. Torres-Hernandez became the center of an investigation in May, when authorities learned he was allegedly selling cocaine from his home in Reading, Chief County Detective Michael J. Gombar said.
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Suspect Saved By Allentown Officer He Was Running From

A suspect dove into the water to elude police — but they jumped in after him to save his life, authorities in Lehigh County said. Officer Phil Shedaker pulled 21-year-old Pablo Acevedo-Santiago from the water in Canal Park around 1 a.m. Friday, July 1, Allentown police said. Patrol officers...
ALLENTOWN, PA
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Want to see a 100-year-old funhouse? It’s opening in Pa. for the first time in years

In the age of SnapChat and Netflix, it’s not often you get to walk into a place like Hilarity Hall. Volunteers at Bushkill Park in Forks Township, near Easton, claim it’s the oldest funhouse in America. Nobody knows for sure how old it is. Volunteers found insurance records for the funhouse dating back to 1927. One volunteer believes he could date the facade paint back to 1918. If it’s not the oldest funhouse in America, it’s certainly up there.
EASTON, PA
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11-year-old Holland Township boy hailed as a hero after dog attacks girl

HOLLAND TOWNSHIP, MI (WHTC AM/FM) – An 11-year-old Holland Township boy reportedly saved his sister’s young friend who was being attacked and severely bitten by a dog Wednesday afternoon. “Dominic saved my granddaughter. He’s a blessing,” said Kerri Lyttaker, whose grandchild, Allison, was severely bitten Wednesday afternoon....
OTTAWA COUNTY, MI
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Police Respond at One Site for Three Thefts From Vehicles

NORTH COVENTRY PA – Thefts from three separate motor vehicles allegedly occurred Wednesday (June 29, 2022) sometime between 4 and 4:30 p.m. at Laurelwood Swim Club, 801 Union Ave., the North Coventry Police Department reported on its CrimeWatch website. Descriptions of the items or their estimated values were not available.
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Openings and Closings: Business happenings around the region

From new apartments breaking ground to restaurants serving their last meals, here's a look at what's happening with businesses in your neighborhood. AIR PRODUCTS AND CHEMICALS INC.: 1940 Air Products Boulevard, Upper Macungie Township. The global chemical and gas company plans to develop a hydrogen terminal in the Netherlands with...
LEHIGH COUNTY, PA
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Varsity baseball honors: Parkland’s Blake Barthol and Southern Lehigh’s Matt Tankred are The Morning Call’s all-area offensive players of the year

Greatness comes in all varying shapes, sizes and personalities. Blake Barthol and Matt Tankred look nothing alike and have a different presence about them. Parkland product Barthol is shorter, stockier, and is all business. He admits he’s not the rah-rah type and is someone who approaches each at-bat, each pitch on the mound and each play in the field with the seriousness of a surgeon. ...
BETHLEHEM, PA
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Recently-Formed Fountain Hill Community Coalition to Meet July 9

A grassroots committee formed to save the Fountain Hill borough swimming pool from permanent closure will hold its second meeting Saturday, July 9 from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Mike Zovko, the resident who’s been leading the group, said in an email that the meeting will be held in the council meeting room at Fountain Hill Borough Hall, 941 Long Street.
FOUNTAIN HILL, PA
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Awards given at Lions Club’s Annual Charter Observance

The Bowmanstown-Parryville Lions Club held its 46th Annual Charter Observance on Monday at the Bowmanstown Volunteer Fire Company Hall. Toastmaster Lion Earl Reabold introduced honored guests Past District Governor Gary Bender and his wife Lion Melissa. 2022 Scholastic Achievement Award recipients were Gracie Everett, Palmerton Area High School; Callie Hayman,...
LEHIGHTON, PA
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Elstein retires from Valley Oral Surgery

Mark P. Elstein, DMD, retired at the end of June from Valley Oral Surgery, a premier provider of oral surgery and dental implants in the Lehigh Valley and surrounding areas. Elstein joined Valley Oral Surgery in September 2020 after practicing privately for over 40 years in Quakertown. He is leaving the practice in the care of Drs. Robert Laski, Jaime Cernansky, and Niral Parikh.
QUAKERTOWN, PA
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LVHN COLLEAGUE OF THE MONTH

Lehigh Valley Health Network announces the colleague of the month for June. Why I like working there: All the nursing staff and physicians work as a team to treat the community of Carbon County. Challenges/proud moments: Proud moments are when patients enjoy their experience and thank us for what we...
CARBON COUNTY, PA
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MusicWorks celebrates 20 years of creating music to help and heal

HAVERFORD — Music wafts from a room, along with the sound of hollow sticks tapping, feet dancing and giggles of delight. It’s a midweek music therapy class at Havertown’s MusicWorks and participants, ages 3-6, on this particular day, couldn’t look or sound any happier. MusicWorks is...
HAVERTOWN, PA
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