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PA Man, 27, Seriously Hurt In Fiery Garden State Parkway Crash

A 27-year-old driver from Allentown, PA was seriously hurt in an early-morning crash on the Garden State Parkway Sunday, June 26, authorities said. Mafer Fermin Pena was rear-ended by an Acura near mile post 137.9 on the northbound side of the highway in Cranford around 4:45 a.m., New Jersey State Police Trooper Brandi Slota said.
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Body Of Missing Delaware River Swimmer Found

The body of a swimmer who went missing last week in the Delaware River was found over the weekend, WFMZ reports. Christopher Schofield's body was found by a park visitor around 4:30 p.m. Saturday, near Kittatinny Point within the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, the outlet said. The 23-year-old...

Rafters rescued from Lehigh River

WHITE HAVEN, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)- On Saturday, several rafters were rescued from the Lehigh River.   The Fearnots Fire Company and White Haven EMS were dispatched to the river just after 3:00 pm.   Upon arrival, rescue crews discovered 9 rafters were stuck on a rock between fast-moving rapids.   According to first responders, two […]

22-Year-Old Woman Dies In Allentown Scooter Crash

A 22-year-old woman was killed in a scooter crash Saturday, June 25 in Allentown, multiple news outlets are reporting. Debralee Roman struck a car around 9:50 p.m. at Eighth and Turner streets and was rushed to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead around 40 minutes later, WFMZ reports.
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Driver crashes in East Penn

State police at Lehighton are investigating a crash late Saturday night in East Penn Township. The incident occurred around 11:30 p.m. along Route 895 near the intersection with Zeigler Road. When emergency personnel arrived on scene the driver was nowhere to be found. The truck apparently left the roadway, hitting...
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Tree falls on car in Jim Thorpe

A car was damaged Sunday evening in Jim Thorpe after a tree fell on it. The incident occurred around 7:30 p.m. along North Avenue. The tree smashed the windshield and left several dents on the body of the Kia. The Jim Thorpe road crew cut up the tree.

Upper Macungie presents trail connectivity, walkability plan

Upper Macungie Township had its second public meeting in a series of four on the trail connectivity and walkability study on May 31. The presentation, given by Anita Nardone, Geoff Creary and Bryce Brucker from Simone Collins Landscape Architecture, explained the overall timeline of data gathering, analysis, draft and final plan creation.

Championship Sunday at the Beach: Holy Cross of Dunmore wins the small school championship

Holy Cross participated in the Cedar Beach Basketball Showcase in Allentown for the first time this weekend. Considering how it went, it won’t be the Crusaders’ last appearance. The District 2 program from Dunmore, Lackawanna County, went 4-0 and won the small school division championship with a 60-44 victory Sunday afternoon. Rising senior guard Gabe Gonzales earned MVP honors with 20 points, ...
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Two-county chase ends in Jim Thorpe

A two-county high speed chase came to an end Friday afternoon in Jim Thorpe. The incident began in Tamaqua around 3 p.m. when police were notified of a suspected intoxicated woman operating a Chevrolet Malibu. The chase began on Route 309 South when the woman turned onto Owl Creek Road.