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An elderly woman died in a one-vehicle crash in North Whitehall Township, Lehigh County, on Wednesday. State police at Bethlehem identified the victim as Betty J. Peters, 91, of 3318 Friedens Road, Slatington, Washington Township. She was pronounced dead at the scene at 7:32 a.m. by deputy coroner Jason Nicholas.
State police at Fern Ridge responded to the following crashes: • A one-vehicle crash occurred at 8:04 p.m. Jan. 5 on Wellington Road in Jackson Township. Police said Anthony A. Marmo, 36, of Henryville, was driving a 2004 Volvo S80 southbound and was traveling too fast for conditions of the roadway. While negotiating a left curve in the road, he lost control, leaving the road and striking two large rocks. The vehicle sustained minor damages. Marmo fled the scene. He was cited for failure to...
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Scores received from Wednesday's games: BOYS BASKETBALL Lehighton 72, Catasauqua 31 WRESTLING Tamaqua 42, Jim Thorpe 28 Northern Lehigh 39, Southern Lehigh 29 Northwestern 48, Salisbury 12 Catasauqua 51, Palmerton 18 Tri-Valley 38, Panther Valley 34 Pleasant Valley 39, Pocono Mountain East 38 Stroudsburg 64, Pleasant Valley 13 East Stroudsburg South 65, Pleasant Valley 10
Paint with Paula art classes are scheduled for January and February at the Tamaqua Community Art Center, 125 Pine St., Tamaqua. Two of the classes will be acrylics, while another will be watercolor for beginners. The acrylics classes will be 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday (perfect for beginners) and 6 to 9 p.m. on Feb. 16, for more advanced artists. The watercolors for beginners will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Feb. 18. Fees include all materials and supplies. For more information, call 570-668-1192.
Penn’s Peak, in Jim Thorpe, will welcome back Umphrey’s McGee at 8 p.m. Jan. 22. After more than 18 years of performing over 100 concerts annually, releasing nine studio albums and selling more than 4.2 million tracks online, this band might be forgiven if they chose to rest on their laurels.