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  1. The Great Allentown Fair 2014: Festival part of food vendors' family legaciesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | NJ.com

    ... all their own. Check out my list of Fair Fare under $5 at here . Take Hassler's Concessions. Stephanie Hassler, of Topton, Pennsylvania, says her great-grandparents Mildred and Earl Hassler started the business 65 years ago, and people still ask for ...

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  2. Team Benelli Ladies Top Shooters at Colt 3 Gun-3 Man Event Held in PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | AmmoLand

    Team Benelli's Dianna Liedorff Muller and Janna Reeves partnered with Bethany Harris to rack up an impressive top finish in the women's division at the Colt 3 Man-3 Gun in Topton, PA.

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  3. Topton train death ruled suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 9 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    The death of a woman who was hit by a train in Topton, Berks County has been ruled a suicide, police said.

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  4. Woman committed suicide by standing in front for train in Berks County, police sayRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 9 | PennLive.com

    ... The incident occurred at 9:10 p.m. about a quarter-mile east of the intersection of Main Street and Center Avenue in Topton Borough, police said. Witnesses said the woman stood in the center of tracks, then moved slightly as the Norfolk Southern ...

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  5. Authorities identify body found in burning car in ToptonRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 5 | Pocono Record

    The person found dead in a burning car Sunday morning in Topton Community Park was identified Monday as a 71-year-old Quakertown woman.

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  6. Woman's death in burning car was accidental, Berks County officials sayRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 5 | PennLive.com

    ... was identified after an autopsy Monday was inconclusive. Fire crews responding to a report of a brush fire in Topton Community Park early Sunday found her body in a vehicle engulfed in flames in Toad Creek. The coroner's office said Ercolino died of ...

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  7. Berks County woman dies in car fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 4 | WPMT-TV York

    ... burnt out vehicle. According to a preliminary investigation Ercolino had become lost and ended up in Toad Creek, in Topton Community Park, Topton Borough. Nearby residents reported hearing a motor racing overnight. The revving motor caused the ...

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  8. More questions than answers in case of body in burning car in Topton parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 4 | WFMZ

    Crews were initially dispatched to Topton, near Topton Community Park, around 5:15 a.m. Sunday for a brush fire.

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  9. Body found in burning car in Berks County creekRead the original story

    Monday Aug 4 | Pocono Record

    Authorities in Topton are trying to identify a person found dead in a burning car that was apparently driven into a creek.

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  10. More questions than answers in case of body in burning car in Topton parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 4 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    The car was found on fire early Sunday morning in Toad Creek in the Topton Community Park.

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  11. Body found in burning Berks County car hasn't been identifiedRead the original story

    Monday Aug 4 | PennLive.com

    ... an eastern Pennsylvania creek. State police in Berks County said fire crews responding to a report of a brush fire in Topton Community Park shortly after 5 a.m. Sunday found a vehicle engulfed in flames in Toad Creek. The county coroner's office ...

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  12. Body pulled from burning car in Topton creekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 4 | WFMZ

    Trooper David Beohm of Pennsylvania State Police told 69 news that at 5:14 Sunday morning, the Topton Fire Company was dispatched for what was reported as a brush fire at the borough park.

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  13. Police, probe body found in burning car in creekRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 3 | Lewistown Sentinel

    ... found a body in a burning car in a creek. The Berks County coroner was also investigating the incident in Topton, where police and the coroner have been on the scene since about 5 a.m. Sunday. Reading Trooper David Beohm (BAYM) tells The Associated ...

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  14. Police find body in burned vehicle in Berks CountyRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 3 | PennLive.com

    The state police have activated a major case team to investigate a fatal vehicle fire in a park in Topton, Berks County, early Sunday evening.

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  15. Death investigation in ToptonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 3 | WFMZ

    Trooper David Beohm of Pennsylvania State Police tells 69, "We are investigating a death in Topton.

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  16. Driver headed to trial for Topton tractor trailer, train accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | WFMZ

    The Florida driver who left his tractor trailer parked on tracks in May, only to have it sliced in half by a freight train in Topton, is headed to trial.

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  17. Local paralympian shares his success story with studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2014 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    ... following their dreams, it's great for me," said Carter. The speech was delivered just months after Carter, 20, of Topton, represented the United States Paralympic team in Sochi, Russia. He told the crowd that it was a dream of his that once seemed ...

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  18. Firefighters battle multi-alarm fire near ToptonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2014 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    The fire was first reported shortly before 2 p.m. Monday in the first block of Haas Road in Longswamp Township. The fire quickly went to two alarms with a request for tanker trucks to provide water. A fill-site was established at nearby Brandywine Heights High School.

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  19. Truck driver charged after train slices semi in halfRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2014 | WFMZ

    "I was sitting watching television and I heard this bang and I quick ran to the window and I saw half the trailer over there," said Charles Fritch of Topton.

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  20. Trucker charged after train hits his rigRead the original story

    May 29, 2014 | Pocono Record

    ... endangering another person and related offenses. State police said Russell had parked the 18-wheeler on the tracks in Topton shortly after 5 p.m. Wednesday to ask directions. Police said the rig was split in two and the crash also caused about ...

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