Monday, December 31, 2012
Twin home was engulfed with flames soon after initial reports, according to emergency transmissions. At least one person received smoke inhalation.
A two-alarm fire tore through a twin home in the eastern section of Emmaus early Monday, sickening at least one and badly damaging the two joined dwellings, according to emergency scanner transmissions. Fire was reported about 12:40 a.m. on the rear porch at 502 E. Main St., according to the transmissions. A second caller, from the Dalton Street side, quickly reported a fire to the rear as well. An Emmaus ambulance was summoned to tend to at least one smoke inhalation victim, according to another transmission, even before the second alarm was struck. The first arriving Emmaus firefighters requested a second alarm, bringing a tanker from Vera Cruz, a pumper from Western Salisbury and a Rapid Intervention Team from Alburtis, the latter to …
Monday, July 16, 2012
Chevy Truck hubcap lost somewhere between Coopersburg and Trexlertown
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Monday, July 16, 2012
A man looking for his lost hubcap posted a query on Lehigh Valley Craigslist: "I lost my hubcap to my chevy truck, somewhere between Coopersburg and Trexlertown, I was taking the back way through Vera Cruz, Emmaus, Brookside. If found please contact me @ 484-767-1893...Thanks!"
Sunday, August 21, 2011
The 60th annual celebration will be held today in Mystic Chain Park.
Music, “Uncle Jeffrey,” classic cars, cake walks, lots of food, and more will be featured at the 60th Annual Homecoming of Vera Cruz. It will be held 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. today, rain or shine at Mystic Chain Park; however, the day’s activities begin at 9:30 a.m. with a homecoming service held at the Vera Cruz E.C. Church, led by the Rev. Robert Klersy. Mopar Madness of the Lehigh Valley will display some classic cars at the event to benefit Dream Come True. Some special activities include raffles, a coloring contest for kids, a bake sale and a free hot dog for anyone wearing a homecoming T-shirt from previous years. The day's entertainment begins at noon with “School’s Out.” This is a new band in the Lehigh Valley that plays a variety of …