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Man hurt, pair arrested after armed robbery in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Two people have been arrested after an armed robbery in Allentown Tuesday. Members of the Patrol Division from the Allentown Police Department were dispatched to the area of North 14th and Monroe streets around 9:20 p.m. for a report of an armed robbery, according to a news release from city police.
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17-year-old dies after woodchipping incident in North Whitehall

N. WHITEHALL TWP., Pa. - The death of a Lehigh County teenager who got caught up in a wood chipper has been officially ruled an accident. Now, we're learning more about the victim. He has been identified as 17-year-old Isiah Bedocs. He was part of a tree removal crew working at a home on the 3700 block of Excelsior Road in North Whitehall Township. The County Coroner said he was pulled into the woodchipper at 1:39 p.m. Tuesday. He was flown to Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest, but he was pronounced dead at 2:45 p.m.
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Pennsylvania teen dies after being pulled into woodchipper

NORTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A Pennsylvania teenager died Tuesday after he was pulled into a woodchipper, authorities said. Isiah Bedocs, 17, of Coplay, was working for a commercial tree company when a piece of debris he was placing into the woodchipper snagged his clothing and partially pulled him into the commercial-grade machine, WCAU-TV reported.
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Booker on Mar-a-Lago Raid: ‘Significant’

PHILLIPSBURG – Cory Booker often sounds more like a preacher than a New Jersey politician, prone as he is to talk about love – or as he said today “radical love.” Then he was onto mentioning a “circle of faith.”. The senator is touring New...
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Pottsgrove Names New Administrators, Support Staff

LOWER POTTSGROVE PA – Two new Pottsgrove School District administrators, a third who is returning to the district, and the newest member of the administrative support staff all were welcomed Tuesday (Aug. 9, 2022) night by the district Board of School Directors during its regular meeting. Introduced by district...
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CLASSICS & CRUISERS WILL TAKE OVER DOWNTOWN ALLENTOWN

The City of Allentown will host the 4th annual ‘Classics & Cruisers on Hamilton’ on August 14. The rain date for this event is August 21. Classics & Cruisers recreates the nostalgia of the 70’s and early 80’s cruising Hamilton Street in Allentown, known as the destination and gathering place for car enthusiasts during this era.
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Lehigh Valley high school golf preview: Liberty, Palmerton again among favorites in EPC, Colonial League

Defending District 11 golf team champions Liberty (Class 3A) and Palmerton (2A) are among the favorites again. Coach Steve Bradley’s Hurricanes have their lineup intact from last season’s 25-1 club, including defending district 3A boys champion Matt Vital. Brother Michael Vital plus cousins Jase and Jimmy Barker plus Matt Ronca provide a formidable challenge. They have won the last two ...

At Lehigh County Courthouse rally, advocates for elderly and ill prisoners urge action on compassionate release

Sergio Hyland says the trouble with the longest prison sentences — life, or stretches that amount to life — is that after a while, they punish people who no longer exist. No 41-year-old is the same as his 19-year-old self, he said, offering himself as an example. Hyland at 19, an angry and aimless Philadelphian, shot a friend and went to state prison. Hyland at 41, free since February after ...
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