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Posts published in “Day: June 6, 2018”

Judge sides with Philadelphia in sanctuary city fight

A federal judge has ruled in favor of Philadelphia in its lawsuit against the federal government for withholding grant funding in response to how the city deals with immigrants in the country illegally.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

AccuWeather: Picture perfect Thursday

Meteorologist Adam Joseph says the summer-like humidity will return on Friday along with rain over the weekend.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

Federal charges filed against exchange student who threatened to 'shoot-up' high school

A Taiwanese teenager accused of threatening an attack on Bonner-Prendergast High School in Upper Darby has been charged federally.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins responds to White House snub with signs

Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins delivered a powerful response to the defending Super Bowl champions being disinvited to the White House without saying a word.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

Surveillance video released in North Philadelphia triple shooting

Police are hoping a newly released surveillance video will help in their investigation of a triple shooting in North Philadelphia Tuesday afternoon.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

Menendez, Norcross score primary wins in New Jersey

New Jersey voters now know which candidates they will be voting for in November’s midterm elections.
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Photo of burned baby is warning from fire department about hot water from garden hose

A warning for parents: Emergency officials showed a photo of a baby scalded by hot water to warn parents not to let kids play with a garden hose left out in the sun.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

2 killed in Centre Township house fire

An early morning fire claimed the lives of two people in their Centre Township home on June 6.

Members of State Police Hamburg and Troop L Fire Marshal Unit are investigating the structure fire at 123 Shamrock Avenue, Centre Township.

At 1:43 a.m., fire crews responded to a report of a residential structure fire in Irish Creek Village, Centre Township.


Source: Berkscounty

Valedictorian tells Fleetwood grads, 'Stay true to yourself'

Kutztown University’s Keystone Hall was filled with friends and family on June 5 for Fleetwood Area High School’s commencement.

For the first time, all 198 graduating seniors wore red gowns. Previously, Fleetwood girls wore white gowns and the boys, red.

The ceremony began with a moment of silence for classmate, Kiley Steward who passed away August 28, 2016.


Source: Berkscounty

Shoey Parade 'Makes a Splash'

“Let’s Make a Splash” was the theme of the 67th annual Shoemakersville’s Children’s Fair and Parade on June 2. The theme was chosen to honor the 50th anniversary of the community’s swimming pool, which recently underwent construction and opened in time for the summer season. This year’s grand marshal was Pool Supervisor Amy Botwright.


Source: Berkscounty

Hamburg Area Education Foundation presents grants for exploring innovation

The Hamburg Area Education Foundation presented grants totaling $7,582 to students and educators on June 4 during the Hamburg Area School District school director’s meeting.

The grants support service learning for students and support educators who are exploring innovation.

“(HAEF) supports students who are pursuing an interest or developing a talent,” said Superintendent Dr.


Source: Berkscounty