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Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka had just walked into his Whitehall hotel room, where a beautiful young woman lay in his bed. It wasn't unusual for Snuka, a married man, to spend the night with his girlfriend, Nancy Argentino. But on this night, after the...
PennDOT has scheduled the following road work: ________________________________________ County: Berks Municipality: Hamburg ROAD NAME: Interstate 78 Ramp at Exit 30 (Hamburg) Type of Work: Drainage Work being Done By: PENNDOT Maintenance Forces...
Slightly more than an inch of rain has fallen over the Lehigh Valley since severe thunderstorms began arriving about 6 a.m. Thursday. A severe thunderstorm watch issued for the Lehigh Valley, Berks County and Philadelphia regions expired at 11 a.m,...
Watchdog with Paul MuschickThese disciplinary and licensing actions were announced recently by Pennsylvania's licensing boards against professionals who live and work in the Lehigh Valley area. The information is taken verbatim from the PA Department of State's website, where you...
One of the North's most powerful anti-war figures, Clement Vallandigham, of Ohio, was arrested on May 5, 1863, for his outspoken rejection of the Union's cause. Speaking against President Lincoln and the war effort, Vallandigham, who was a member of the...
A passenger in a car traveling north on Route 222 from Berks County to Lehigh County pointed a handgun at a family in a vehicle in a road rage incident reported about 8 p.m. Sunday, Upper Macungie Township police said. The victims told police a male...
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Since she was 13, Tiffany Arroyo lived with the smoke and rotten-egg smell from an Exide battery-recycling plant just blocks from her grandparents' home in Laureldale, Pa. "It was horrible, just horrible, to go outside and smell it," Arroyo, now 30,...
A Cash 5 lottery ticket worth $500,000 from Saturday's drawing was sold in Berks County at a Sunoco convenience store at 235 N. Furnace St. in Birdsboro. The ticket matched all five balls, 16-28-30-31-42, for the $1 million lottery. Another ticket...
Farm, Field & Garden CorrespondentIt's hard to imagine that the Pennsylvania Society of Farm Women started simple in Somerset County in 1914 — then spread like wildfire across the state into a force of women who made a difference in the past 99 years. Next year, will be the 100th...
Responsible Recyclingreceives DEP permit Responsible Recycling Services in Kutztown received a Department of Environmental Protection general permit on March 8. The permit allows the processing of e-waste to take place at the facility. Responsible...
Memorial Day is here, and summer vacation season soon will be in full swing. I don't have to tell you how expensive vacations can be. If you're like me, you're always looking for ways to cut the cost without reducing the fun. If you think joining a...
Reading, Pa., man charged with rape is taken into custody WAYNESBORO, Pa. — A man charged with rape in Berks County, Pa., was taken into custody in Waynesboro on Tuesday morning, Waynesboro police said in a news release. Police said Keyen...
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