Several Crashes on Icy Road in Scranton

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SCRANTON — Ice is being blamed for a series of crashes on the same stretch of road. According to police,  there were three crashes on Route 307 in Scranton Sunday night, two within minutes of each other. One car rolled on its side and another went into the woods. Officers said no one was seriously […]

Harlem Wizards bounce into Freedom High School: PHOTOS

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The fundraiser featured leaders from the Bethlehem Area School District.

The Harlem Wizards took on members of the Bethlehem Area School District community during a fundraising basketball game Sunday.

The game at Freedom High School in Bethlehem Township, Pennsylvania, featured Assistant Superintendent Jack Silva and school board President Michael Faccinetto.

The game at 6:30 p.m. featured a tricky tray and 50/50 raffle.

Earlier this year the Wizards came to Easton Area Middle School and Farmersville Elementary School in Bethlehem Township, Pennsylvania.

Dog walks again … on artificial limbs

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(CNN) — Here’s a dog tale about a pooch with a literal “spring” in his steps. Brutus, a 2-year old Rottweiler, is walking again thanks to modern technology and months of training. He’s said to be only the second dog ever known to have four prosthetic limbs. “You can’t explain to an animal why you […]

UPDATE: Man seriously hurt after driving into five parked cars in Allentown

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The crash was about 5:30 p.m. in the 200 block of Tilghman Street in Allentown.

A man was seriously hurt after driving into five parked cars in Allentown on Sunday evening, according to the assistant police chief.

Assistant Chief Bill Lake said the man crashed into the cars about 5:30 p.m. in the 200 block of Tilghman Street. He said the driver was seriously injured, a passenger was injured and a bystander near one of the cars was injured.

Emergency workers were seen using hydraulic shears to cut open one of the vehicles.

The road was closed indefinitely after the crash.

Lake declined to release the identities of the driver or other victims pending notification of their families.

Asked whether alcohol was a factor in the crash, Lake said “That’s always something we always look into.”

2015 National Archery in the Schools Program State Championship

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We’ll head to State College and the campus of Penn State University for the 2015 National Archery in the Schools Program state championship.

Power To Save/Susquehanna County Conservation District

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In this Power To Save special, we’ll show you how one conservation district in our area is taking steps to prevent future stream erosion.

Pennsylvania People and Places & POL Outdoor Club Drawing

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Pennsylvania People and Places for March 29th, 2015 and our POL Outdoor Club drawing.

Six-vehicle crash shuts down Tilghman Street in Allentown

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At least one person was seriously hurt, according to Allentown Assistant Police Chief Bill Lake.

UPDATE: Man seriously injured after driving into five parked cars in Allentown

A six-vehicle crash has shut down the 200 block of Tilghman Street in Allentown for an indefinite period, according to the assistant police chief.

Assistant Chief Bill Lake said the crash was around 5:30 p.m. At least one person was seriously injured he said. Emergency crews are on the scene he said.

Lake said he would provide more information as it becomes available.

Two dead following plane crash in Chester County

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Authorities say a small plane crash near a southeastern Pennsylvania airport has left two people dead.

Emergency officials in Chester County say the crash was reported near Brandywine Airport just after 1:30 p.m. Sunday.

Dispatchers said two people were found dead following the crash. An official said they were the only people on board.

The Federal Aviation Administration says the Piper PA28 had taken off from the airport located about 20 miles west of Philadelphia. The aircraft then went out of control and went down in a field about two miles away.

Emergency crews reported that the plane burst into flames following the crash.

The FAA will investigate the cause of the crash.

Bear Creek Mountain Resort hosts snowmobile races: PHOTOS, VIDEO

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Bear Creek Mountain Resort hosted snowmobile races featuring a full day of racing in eight separate categories, based on engine size, up the snow covered 700-foot incline.

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Just as most Lehigh Valley residents are excited that most snow mounds have disappeared, hundreds gathered Sunday to celebrate that white surface for snowmobile drag races.

The fourth annual event was held at Bear Creek Mountain Resort in Longswamp Township and featured a full day of racing up the snow covered 700-foot incline in eight separate categories.

These classifications are based on engine displacement size.

Children racing in the 60cc and 120cc “Kitty Cat” class started the day off and from there it went to the Pro Open Modified Sleds, showing the two extremes of speed with the open mods peaking at over 100 mph.

The double elimination races also featured 500cc-1000cc stock and modified categories as well as a vintage class.

One of the only snowmobile drag racing events in southeastern Pennsylvania, the event drew racers from all over the region and out of state.

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