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Service Corner, July 19, 2019  Pocono Record

National Guard soldier retires Maj. Gen. Ray Shields, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the recent retirement of members of the New ...

John E. Casagrande  Pocono Record

John E. CasagrandeJuly 8, 2019John E. Casagrande, 77, of Gainesville, Virginia, passed away Monday, July 8, 2019, at Virginia Hospital Center, Arlington, ...

The week in obituaries: 28 with local ties remembered

The following loves ones, friends and neighbors died recently.

Student at Pen Argyl High School charged with making threats

A student at Pen Argyl High School in Northampton County has been charged with making terroristic threats at school.

Faces of Game Night: Pen Argyl's John Smith can't stay away ... and his wife is thrilled  Allentown Morning Call

Faces of Game Night: Pen Argyl's John Smith came back to head coaching at age 65, shortly after becoming eligible for Medicare. He has no regrets, and his ...

Which Lehigh Valley schools need to improve? Pennsylvania releases list  Allentown Morning Call

The Pennsylvania Department of Education has named the schools that need to improve and will be seeking additional resources to help students do better.

Young Pen Argyl hopes to forget last season with new coach | Football 2018

Josh Folck | For Coming off a 1-9 season, the Pen Argyl football team is turning towards its youth. "I think our team has improved since last ...

Pen Argyl selects former principal John C. Smith as new football coach  Allentown Morning Call

John C. Smith, who celebrated his 65th birthday on Monday, was approved as the football coach at Pen Argyl Area High School during a board meeting ...

Bowman should be on Pen Argyl's wall of fame | Letter

The Pen Argyl High School Alumni Association board put Woody Petchel, class of 1972, in its wall of fame, which is focused more on academic achievements.

Coroner rules Pen Argyl student's death an accident  WFMZ Allentown

The Lehigh County Coroner says the cause of death was attributed to severe head injuries and the manner of death was ruled an accident.

Colin Kessler named new Bangor boys basketball coach  Allentown Morning Call

Colin Kessler has been named new boys basketball coach at Bangor.

Wind Gap man, brothers from E. Stroudsburg died in Monroe crash, coroner says

A 20-year-old Wind Gap man and brothers from East Stroudsburg were the people who died in a fiery crash Sunday night in Monroe County, Coroner Tom ...

Prom after-parties a dwindling tradition in the Lehigh Valley amid rising costs, low attendance  Allentown Morning Call

Parkland is just one of a handful of school districts in the Lehigh Valley that still hosts the prom after-party ― a tradition dating to the 1980s that has dwindled in ...

Former Pen Argyl QB and cancer survivor Ryan Hunt continues to make his family proud  Allentown Morning Call

Al Hunt was proud of everything his grandson, Ryan, did as a baseball and football player at Pen Argyl High School. There was plenty to be proud of.

The week in obituaries: 36 with local ties remembered

The following loved ones, friends and neighbors died recently.

Paul Reduzzi resigns as Pen Argyl's football coach; ending 11-year run  Allentown Morning Call

Paul Reduzzi resigns as Pen Argyl's football coach, ending an 11-year run. He went 66-59 in his tenure and won back-to-back District 11 championships in 2011 ...

Saucon Valley hires K-8 assistant principal  Allentown Morning Call

Saucon Valley School District on Tuesday appointed an 11-year employee who has spent the entirety of his teaching career with the district as K-8 assistant ...

Wrestler Tom McKeough follows idols, leads Slaters over rival Green Knights  Allentown Morning Call

Tom McKeough follows idols, leads Bangor over rival Pen Argyl in pivotal Colonial League wrestling match.

Iraq War vet pays tribute to his World War I brothers in arms  Allentown Morning Call

Iraq War vet in Pen Argyl pays tribute to his WWI brothers in arms.

Pen Argyl gives Notre Dame its first loss of the season  Allentown Morning Call

The Pen Argyl football team became the first team this season to defeat Notre Dame-Green Pond with a 35-14 victory at Alumni Stadium on Saturday afternoon ...

The week in obituaries: 33 with local ties remembered

Combat veterans, teachers among our neighbors in the Lehigh Valley who died recently.

Scott Kupec, Pen Argyl Area School District teacher and former coach, charged with drunken driving  The Express Times -

Scott Kupec, 33, had a blood-alcohol *content* more than three times the legal limit, according to police. The superintendent says his job is not in jeopardy.

The week in obituaries: 41 with local ties remembered staff reports. Between Saturday, Sept. 22, and Friday, Sept. 28, received obituaries on the following people with local ...

Pen Argyl artist Bob Doney made lasting impressions on friends, colleagues  The Express Times -

Doney, of Pen Argyl, died Monday at the age of 89.

Vo-techs show signing days aren't just for athletes anymore

By Sara K. Satullo | For Lehigh Valley schools are reinventing the school signing day concept. The special event is no longer reserved for ...

Catching Up With: Pen Argyl and Penn State gridiron star Bob Parsons  The Express Times -

Name: Bob Parsons. Local Connection: Pen Argyl High School (1968). Notables: Scored 136 points in his senior season as Pen Argyl quarterback. Inducted into ...

Area bassoonist Milton Focht celebrates 90th birthday with a buzz  Allentown Morning Call

Milton Focht celebrated his 90th birthday by giving a concert on Sunday with a dozen other area bassonists at Luther Crest in Allentown. He is a veteran of the ...

Prom After-Parties: A Dwindling Tradition?  NBC 10 Philadelphia

When it comes to convincing throngs of high school students to show up to an alcohol-free party stretching until dawn after prom night, 17-year-old Parkland ...

Elwood Petchel leaves imprint on Pen Argyl, Lehigh Valley athletics  The Express Times -

The 84-year-old, who died Tuesday, starred at Wilson High School and Penn State.

Superintendent: Northampton Area student made threats against other students, police involved  Allentown Morning Call

Northampton Area School District said a high school student created a hit list with the names of other students — the latest in a spate of threats at area high ...

The week in obituaries: 39 with local ties remembered

The following loved ones, friends and neighbors died recently.

Tom Toth to remain Bangor's head football coach  Allentown Morning Call

Bangor Area High School has named Tom Toth its head football coach after he finished this past season as the interim head coach.

NCAA Champ, Olympic Alternate, Zach Rey wrestles with Green Knights  My MMA

VIDEO - Zach Rey, a former NCAA Division I champ for Lehigh University held a two day wrestling clinic for the Green Knight Wrestling Club in Pen Argyl, Pa.

The week in obituaries: 40 with local ties remembered

The following loved ones, friends and neighbors died recently.

Nuggets even series with Blazers at 2 with 116-112 victory  Allentown Morning Call

The Denver Nuggets have been good at bouncing back all season. Not even a draining four-overtime defeat could keep this team down. Nikola Jokic had 21 ...

Wind Gap area being evacuated because of hazardous substance wreck  The Express Times -

People within a one-mile radius of where a truck carrying hydrofluoric acid overturned are being told to leave the area, and Route 33 is closed between Route ...

The week in obituaries: 66 with local ties remembered

The following loved ones, friends and neighbors died recently.

Pa. Native Gets Olympic Medal 10 Years Later  NBC Philadelphia

Nearly 10 years after her big moment in Sydney, Kristen Maloney can finally call herself an Olympic medalist. The Pennsylvania native will be awarded a bronze ...

Remembering Pocono artist Bob Doney  Pocono Record

Well-known area artist Bob Doney passed away on Monday, May 7. The Pocono Record is republishing this profile on him from Dec. 7, 2000.

The week in obituaries: 44 with local ties remembered staff reports. Between Saturday, Feb. 9 and Friday, Feb. 16, received obituaries on 44 people with local ties who ...

The week in obituaries: 42 with local ties remembered

The following loved ones, friends and neighbors dies recently.

Taxes going up in Southern Lehigh  Allentown Morning Call

Property owners in the Southern Lehigh School District will see their school taxes rise by 1.2 percent in 2017-18 under $64.9 million budget that was adopted.

Local jazz artist Eric Doney dies at 62  Pocono Record

If one picture is worth a thousand words, then the official website for the Delaware Water Gap Celebration of the Arts says it all.“R.I.P. Eric Doney,” is what visitors ...

The week in obituaries: 32 with local ties remembered

The following loved ones, friends and neighbors died recently.

These high school kids dance the night away for THON (PHOTOS)

Notre Dame High School held its 9th annual MiniTHON, with about 350 students participating in the 24-hour marathon event.

John Compardo was more than just a basketball coach  Allentown Morning Call

Former Allentown Central Catholic state title-winning boys basketball coach and longtime Allentown College (DeSales University) athletic director John ...

Lehigh Valley prom schedule 2017: See our photos  Allentown Morning Call

When is prom in the Lehigh Valley? Here is the 2017 schedule for area high schools; check back to see our photo galleries.

One Medicare program pays nearly $1 billion to treat heart failure in Pennsylvania  Allentown Morning Call

Heart failure is one of the most expensive health conditions for Pennsylvanians, costing Medicare almost $1 billion. Half of the expenses are for hospitalizations, ...

Tim Frankenfield, former Plainfield Township supervisor and fire chief, dies at age 44  The Express Times -

Timothy Frankenfield, 44, died Sunday at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia. Services are being handled by Guerro & Ruggiero Funeral Home in Pen ...

Lehigh Valley prom schedule 2016  Allentown Morning Call

When is prom in the Lehigh Valley? Here is the 2016 schedule for area high schools; check back to see our photo galleries.

Brown Daub Kia like a family  Allentown Morning Call

Hospital staffers had a mystery on their hands as they wheeled their patient down the corridor. Having just undergone major neck surgery, Gary Lee Eckley, ...

Pa. crime photos of the week: Newlyweds' murder-suicide; more

A picture is worth a thousand words. And there is a story of alleged crime, heartbreak, even stupidity behind each one of the photos from this week in Pa. crime.

Sean Lees named wrestling coach at Ephrata, Cedar Crest selects Chris Voshell, John Walizer earns promotion at Hempfield  LancasterOnline

In February 1989 the Ephrata wrestling team traveled to Manheim Central to battle the Barons for the championship of Section One.

What you need to know before seeing 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald'  Allentown Morning Call

The magic is almost back on the big screen. The second installment to J.K. Rowling's “Fantastic Beasts” film franchise hits theaters on Friday and moves forward ...

World War II veteran Morris Metz recalls growing up in Great Depression, Battle of the Bulge  Allentown Morning Call

When Morris Metz was about 6, his father lost his job in a lumber mill, so the family of six baked bread, Dutch cakes and cinnamon buns to sell. They had ...

Steel Chairman Arthur B. Homer to retire in 1963 - Almanac Nov. 2, 2013  The Express Times -

The Wind Gap Halloween parade finished with prizes given to children in 1988.

Runaway tanker rail car rumbles through the Lehigh Valley  Allentown Morning Call

A detached tanker, loaded with paraffin wax, rumbled through the Lehigh Valley without incident over the weekend.

Eagles inactives: Carson Wentz out — not expected back next week either  Allentown Morning Call

It's no surprise that Carson Wentz is out for the Philadelphia Eagles' season opener against Atlanta, and Wentz reportedly won't be back for a few more weeks.

Eagles injury update: Derek Barnett, Darren Sproles out vs. Vikings  Allentown Morning Call

The Eagles will be without both defensive end Derek Barnett and running back Darren Sproles on Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings at Lincoln Financial ...

Allentown woman dies week after hit-and-run crash, family says  Allentown Morning Call

Ruby Marrero, the Allentown woman struck by a hit-and-run driver last week as she walked to the store, died Tuesday morning her family said.

Cosby's star witness says accuser spoke of plot  Allentown Morning Call

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The chief accuser at Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial talked about framing a celebrity before going to police with her allegations in ...

Parkettes have checkered past when it comes to Olympics  Allentown Morning Call

"Magnificent." "Nothing could ever top it." That's how former Parkettes gymnast Hope Spivey has at various times described her feelings about being a member ...

"Hawaii Five-0" to celebrate 100th episode with special song by Five for Fighting  Allentown Morning Call

Grammy Award-nominated artist John Ondrasik, of Five For Fighting, created a brand new song for the 100th episode of "Hawaii Five-0," which stars Former ...

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