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Pottsville Police Seek Two Men for Providing False Information

The Pottsville Police Department is attempting to identify two individuals that provided false information to a City business earlier this month. According to police, the two individuals walked into Aaron's Rent to Own, on West Market Street on January 3rd, 2022 and rented equipment. Police say, the two men provided...
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Lois M. (Martin) Prosser, 90, of Hellertown (Obituary Brought to You by Heintzelman Funeral Home)

Lois M. (Martin) Prosser (1931 – 2022) Lois M. (Martin) Prosser, 90, of Hellertown, died Monday, Jan. 24, 2022 at Country Meadows Nursing Center, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late William K. Prosser, who died Aug. 16, 2016. Lois was born in Wilkes-Barre on April 28, 1931 to the late George R. and Josephine (Swartz) Martin. She was a 1948 graduate of Hellertown High School. Lois went to nursing school in Philadelphia and received her Registered Nurse degree from Temple University in 1952. She worked as an RN at Temple University Hospital and also as a private duty nurse in the Lehigh Valley. She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church, Hellertown. She was very active in the community, serving as a Saucon Valley Jaycees board member, as a board member for the Saucon Valley Community Center, as past president of the Hellertown Woman’s Club and with the American Red Cross, Lehigh Valley chapter.
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Reading Felon Sentenced to 19 Years in Prison For Running a Drug Trafficking Operation Out of His Home

PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced that Luis Gomez, 33, of Reading, PA, was sentenced to 19 years in prison, five years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $2,000 fine by United States District Court Judge Edward G. Smith for possessing a large quantity of crystal methamphetamine and a loaded pistol at his home in 2019.

Upscale consignment shop, carrying fashions from Chanel, Gucci and other top designers, moves in downtown Bethlehem

A destination for luxury fashions and accessories has found a new home in downtown Bethlehem. Designer Consigner, a high-end designer consignment boutique, this past weekend moved from 521 Main St. to 77 W. Broad St. Unit 19 (between The Joint Coffee Co. and Steel District Barbershop), manager Ashley Marsh said. The business, carrying fashions and accessories from top designers such as Chanel, ...

Leaked video shows Boyertown unity mural being vandalized

BOYERTOWN — A leak of data from the white nationalist group Patriot Front published by a nonprofit news site contained video of the defacing of the No Place for Hate mural in October that police say may be useful in catching the vandals. The information, links to which are...

Man Hospitalized In Pennsburg Car Fire: Authorities

A man was taken to the hospital Tuesday afternoon after a fire broke out in his car, authorities in Montgomery County said. Firefighters doused the car blaze along the 600 block of Penn Street in Pennsburg around 2 p.m., a spokesperson for the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety told Daily Voice.
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Route 222 southbound in Berks slowed by overturned vehicle

Traffic was snarled on Route 222 southbound in Muhlenberg Township during the Tuesday morning rush after an SUV rolled onto its roof just south of the Stoudt’s Ferry Bridge overpass, police said. According to Muhlenberg police:. The crash happened shortly before 8 a.m. between routes 61 and 183. A...
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Trash can fire sends Reading High students home early

Reading High School students were dismissed early Tuesday after a fire was discovered in a boys’ restroom trash can. The Reading Fire Department responded to an alarm at the school just after noon, City Fire Marshal Jeremy Searfoss said. Searfoss said firefighters arrived to find a school custodian had...

Bethlehem’s iconic Boyd Theatre slated to come down soon

Bethlehem’s iconic Boyd Theatre is finally coming down. Alicia Miller Karner, Bethlehem’s director of community and economic development, said the city will begin demolition of the long-blighted building in early February. Serfass Construction Co. is handling the demolition and the company has already begun interior flattening of the building, clearing out asbestos and other junk before ...