A 41-year-old Schuylkill County man has died eight days after his vehicle struck a tree and went down an embankment around 2 p.m. Feb. 7 in front of 1608 Independent Road, Weisenberg Township.
According to Lehigh County Coroner Scott Grim, Christopher Angelo of Schuylkill Haven, was pronounced dead at 4:03 p.m. Feb. 15 at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.
An autopsy was performed Feb. 16, Grim said, adding the cause of Angelo’s death was attributed to multiple blunt force injuries.
He ruled the manner of his death an accident.
State Police Troop L, Hamburg, and Hamburg Borough Police, Berks County, are investigating the death of a 58-year-old woman which occurred 5:24 p.m. Feb. 17 at 402 N. 5th St., in the borough.
State police say borough police responded for a report of a domestic incident. Upon arrival, they discovered Suzanne Lenkiewicz, who was deceased, and her husband Gary, 56, on the floor.
Police say emergency medical services were dispatched to the home.
A 21-year-old South Whitehall Township woman was killed when her vehicle collided with another vehicle 9:57 a.m. Feb. 16 at 5341 Cetronia Road, Upper Macungie Township.
According to Lehigh County Coroner Scott Grim, Emily Tomredle was pronounced dead at 11:54 a.m. the same day at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.
Grim said the cause of her death was attributed to multiple blunt force trauma. He ruled the manner of death an accident.
Police in South Whitehall Township and Allentown are investigating whether three armed robberies on Feb. 12 may be connected.
South Whitehall police say at approximately 4:38 a.m. Feb. 12, several individuals entered the 15th St., A Plus Minimart, 1501 Mauch Chunk Road, South Whitehall, displaying a handgun and demanding cash. Police say during the robbery, the clerk was pushed to the floor by one of the individuals, who then removed cash from the register.
The suspects then left the store and entered a dark color SUV last seen turning northbound on Mauch Chunk Road.
A South Whitehall Township veterinarian has published her first book of poetry.
Dr. Debby Cougar, a small animal veterinarian since 1996, said she accidentally wrote “14 Cats,” a 34-page book of personal loves, losses and heartaches.
“I don’t read poetry,” Cougar said. “If you told me I would write this five years ago, I would have laughed at you.”
The first poem, “Colors,” just came to her one fall day.
She shared it with her family and they liked it.
State Police Troop M, Bethlehem, took a 19-year-old man into custody Jan. 29 in connection with the Jan. 26 bank robbery in Allen Township, Northampton County.
Police allege Dylan James Karba, last known address in Philadelphia, was the man who entered the First Northern Bank and Trust, 1449 Nor-Bath Boulevard, Allen Township, at 1:35 p.m. on that day.
According to police, Karba allegedly fled the bank with money after passing a note to a bank teller. He then fled the area to the west of the bank toward Northampton Borough on foot.
Good Will Fire Company No. 1, Trexlertown, 7723 Hamilton Blvd., Breinigsville is accepting orders for its fastnacht sale.
There are limited quantities, so order early.
Fastnacht pickup will be after 8 a.m. Feb. 10; from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Feb. 11; and from 6 a.m.to 6 p.m. on Feb. 12.
To order, call 610-398-3152.
Parkland Community Library, 4422 Walbert Ave., South Whitehall Township, will host baby story time with picture books, rhymes and songs for children ages birth to 2 years old at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 29.
A caregiver must attend with each child.
State Police Troop M, Fogelsville, say a 38-year-old Reading man allegedly committed 35 fraudulent transactions between May 19, 2017, and July 10, 2017, at various Giant grocery stores throughout Berks, Lehigh and Northampton counties.
Police allege Nicholas Lon Pavlov entered various Giant grocery stores throughout three counties and presented a fictitious Bonus Card in order to return merchandise he had not purchased.
The fraudulent transactions and the amount he obtained by allegedly committing these crimes was $646.76.
Parkland Community Library, 4422 Walbert Ave., South Whitehall Township, will host Games We Love at 1 p.m. Jan. 19.
Everyone is invited to play bridge, pinochle, canasta or chess. The library will provide the games.
Kids ages 5-12 are invited to make snowflake suncatchers from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Jan. 19.
Kids in grades three to six can team up with other padawans to solve Jedi quest puzzles at the Star Wars Escape the Room 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 20.
Before Christmas 2017, Target store employees joined police officers from South Whitehall and Upper Macungie townships, the City of Allentown, and the Lehigh County Sheriff’s Office hosting the fourth annual Heroes and Helpers shopping spree for 33 Parkland students.
This event was designed so the youngsters could purchase Christmas presents for their families.