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Millennial Bear Teen Thugs on Leihghton Auto Body Shop Roof

Young Bear Scales Roof at Auto Body Shop – WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

An auto body shop in Carbon County got an unexpected visitor: a young bear.

The bear scaled the roof at Wentz Auto Body Shop near Lehighton and one of the employees caught it on camera.

“It actually went off our steps here onto this roof here, so then it just hung out there. It got its wits back together and split,” said manager Chris Wentz. | go to source

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Time to Pay the State Police, Small Town Pennsylvania

Lawmakers push for Pennsylvania State Police protection fee – WPMT FOX 43

Some Pennsylvania state lawmakers are trying to pass legislation that would allow the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) to charge municipalities which rely on their service…..

The winners: Pennsylvania State Police, PennDOT, and contractors for PennDOT, according to Governor Tom Wolf….The losers: Municipalities, which haven’t paid in years, that could suddenly be facing a huge expense. | go to source

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Lauren’s Hope is a Blessing for Children with Brain Traumas

Lauren’s Hope: Local nonprofit helps families with brain-injured children – 69News WFMZ-TV

Lauren’s Hope Foundation was created 11 years ago by Ann Flood, of Moore Township, whose daughter Lauren was born with a brain injury that contributed to her death. Lauren died in her sleep a few days before Christmas.

“Despite all the chaos and sadness and confusion and anger, I felt this peace and I knew she was going to be okay, but I also knew in that moment that it wasn’t going to be the end of Lauren’s story,” said Ann Flood, director of Lauren’s Hope Foundation. “I knew that I was going to take everything I’ve learned having Lauren in my life for the four-and-a-half years, her care, her therapy, the research that I have done. I was going to take what I’ve learned and I was going to help other families. | go to source

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Fountain Hill Shooting Leaves one Man Dead

Coroner: Man shot dead in Fountain Hill – Allentown Morning Call

Jonathan Diaz-Santos was shot about 8:45 p.m. on the 900 block of Seneca Street. He was taken to St. Luke’s University Hospital and pronounced dead about 9:18 p.m., according to a news release issued by Coroner Scott Grim. | go to source

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The Coplay-Northampton Connection Broken by a 3-Year Bridge Rebuild

Coplay-Northampton bridge to close soon for three years – WFMZ Allentown

Some people in the Lehigh Valley are preparing to find a new way to get around town after learning a popular bridge will be closing down for years.

The Coplay-Northampton Bridge crosses the Lehigh River and is the most convenient way to travel back and forth between the two municipalities. | go to source

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Family Loses Home After Spontaneous Combustion Ignites Palmer Township Fire

Spontaneous combustion caused Palmer Township fire which displaced family of five – 69News WFMZ-TV

Spontaneous combustion caused a fire which displaced a family of five early Sunday morning.

The house fire on the 3700 block of Timberlane Drive in Palmer Township, Northampton County was ruled accidental, according to the office of Deputy Chief Jim Alercia. | go to source

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Wilson Exposed by Peeping Tom

Peeping tom reported in Wilson – 69News WFMZ-TV

Police say a 22-year-old woman was startled as she changed clothes in her room Monday night at a home on Lennox Street. 

She tells police she noticed what appeared to be a flash in the mirror. | go to source

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Don’t Worry Students, Those Bus Pass Deals Won’t End with the Summer

Discount student bus passes will continue over the summer in Allentown, Bethlehem – lehighvalleylive.com

The Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority’s $1 student passes are sold at district schools and offices during the school year.

LANTA Executive Director Owen O’Neil said the school’s chose whether to make the passes available during summer break, and continue selling them out of the district locations. | go to source

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Muser – Why Does the PA CPR Law Not Extend to Students?

Paul Muschick: Pennsylvania’s CPR law is good step. Here’s what should be done next – Allentown Morning Call

Senate Bill 115 by Sen. Tom Killion, R-Delaware, calls for instruction in “hands-only” CPR and the use of automated external defibrillators. It is scheduled to be signed into law Wednesday by Gov. Tom Wolf.

But if lawmakers really want to make an impact, they need to go a step further and make sure all students take the training. The ability to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation is a skill that all students should leave school with, and that’s not required now in Pennsylvania. | go to source