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  1. Empire State Winter Games gearing up for adaptive athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    ... cross country, freestyle skiing, and biathlon. The Adaptive Alpine Team is led by Sochi paralympian Tyler Carter, of Topton, Pennsylvania. The 20-year-old was born with a genetic condition that resulted in the loss of part of a leg by age one and ...

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  2. U.S. Adaptive Alpine Team to be at Empire State Winter GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | WSTM-TV Syracuse

    ... cross country, freestyle skiing, and biathlon. The Adaptive Alpine Team is led by Sochi paralympian Tyler Carter, of Topton, Pennsylvania. The 20-year-old was born with a genetic condition that resulted in the loss of part of a leg by age one and ...

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  3. Fire destroys Berks County home early SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | WFMZ

    ... Township. Fire companies that fought the blaze included Kempton, Virginville, Hamburg, Shoemakersville, Kutztown and Topton -- as well as Lynnport from neighboring Lehigh County.

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  4. Trial ordered for truck driver in fatal crashRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    ... react in time to avoid the crash that killed 23-year-old Jeremy Augustine of Emmaus and 32-year-old Jane Harakal of Topton. Nine other people were injured. Defense attorney Robert Kirwan II said evidence presented at Wednesday's preliminary hearing ...

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  5. Trucker accused of causing deadly crash on 222 goes before judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | WFMZ

    ... involved nine other vehicles, many of which were stopped in a line of traffic. Two people -- Jane Harakal, 32, of Topton, Berks County, and Jeremy Augustine, 23, of Emmaus, Lehigh County -- were killed and nine others were injured, officials said. ...

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  6. Local tragedy sheds light on drowsy-driving epidemicRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    ... cars on Route 222 in Maidencreek Township. 23-year-old Jeremy Augustine of Emmaus, and 32-year-old Jane Harakal of Topton both died. The tractor trailer driver accused of causing it, 49-year-old Steven Bernier of Reading, remains jailed on homicide ...

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  7. Education fund set up for Route 222 crash victim's childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | WFMZ

    Anyone wishing to pay tribute to one of the two people killed in the pileup on Route 222 in Berks County this week is being asked to do so by helping her two young children. Jane Harakal, 32, of Topton, is survived by her parents, husband, and three- and five-year-old sons, Benjamin and Jack.

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  8. Veteran on His Way to Work Dies in 'Horrifying' PileupRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | NBC Philadelphia

    ... killed two people. NBC10's Harry Hairston has the details. (Published Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014) Nurse Jane Harakel of Topton, Pennsylvania was also on her way to work when the 32-year-old was caught in the same pileup. The driver of the big rig - ...

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  9. Survivor of deadly crash on Route 222: 'It happened in the blink of an eye'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | WFMZ

    ... 18-wheeler barreling down 222 before impact. The truck sliced through several vehicles, killing Jane Harakal, 32, of Topton, and Jeremy Augustine, 23, of Emmaus, outside the Dunkin' Donuts, said authorities. Steven Bernier, 49, of Reading, is still ...

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  10. Driver faces charges after two killed in tractor-trailer crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Post-gazette.com

    ... coroner's office identified the victims as 23-year-old Jeremy Augustine of Emmaus and 32-year-old Jane Harakal of Topton, who were drivers in separate vehicles. Nine other people were injured, but Assistant Chief Deputy Coroner Jonn Hollenbach said ...

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    Nov 20, 2014 | WZZO

    ... DRIVING HIS TRACTOR-TRAILER AND SLAMMED INTO SEVERAL VEHICLES. JEREMY AUGUSTINE, OF EMMAUS, AND JANE HARAKAL, OF TOPTON, WERE BOTH KILLED AND NINE OTHER INJURED IN THE CRASHES. BERNIER, WHO IS FROM READING, IS CHARGED WITH HOMICIDE BY VEHICLE AND ...

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  12. Reading truck driver charged in double fatal crash fell asleep at the wheel, authorities sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | PennLive.com

    ... office identified the crash victims as 23-year-old Jeremy Augustine, of Emmaus, and 32-year-old Jane Harakal, of Topton, who were drivers in separate vehicles. Nine other people were injured in the wreck, authorities said. Bernier is also charged ...

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  13. 2 dead after tractor-trailer rams stopped carsRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | Lewistown Sentinel

    ... coroner's office identified the victims as 23-year-old Jeremy Augustine of Emmaus and 32-year-old Jane Harakal of Topton, who were drivers in separate vehicles. Nine other people were injured, but Assistant Chief Deputy Coroner Jonn Hollenbach said ...

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  14. Ruth (Harris) KiblerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Pocono Record

    Ruth Kibler, 95, widow of Granville E. Kibler, died on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, at The Lutheran Home at Topton. A daughter of the late Walter and Lina Harris, Ruth was born and raised in Parsons, Luzerne County, and after marrying, moved to Collingswood, N.J., to look for employment during the Depression.

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  15. Former police department pension costs discussed in Upper MacungieRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | WFMZ

    ... is "around" $1.4 million. Maxatawny Township is responsible for about 16.6 percent of the costs, the Borough of Topton would assume 6.5 percent of the total, with the Borough of Lyons responsible for less than one percent, according to Ashmar. In ...

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  16. Police are searching for a Dollar General robberRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | WFMZ

    ... hite T-shirt that was tucked into his pants, blue jeans and white sneakers. Anyone who was at the Hess gas station in Topton about that time who can identify the robber or the jeep is asked to contact PSP Reading at 610-378-4011.

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  17. Dollar store robber spotted in maroon SUVRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | The Morning Call

    State police in Berks County are investigating an armed robbery of a dollar store in Topton. Police siad the robber entered Dollar General in the 300 block of West Weis Street abotu 5:30 p.m. Sunday and grabbed cash from the open drawer of the cash register while buying a soft drink.

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  18. State police seek man who robbed Dollar General in Berks CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | PennLive.com

    The man pictured in the tan hat is a suspect in a robbery that occurred Sunday at a Dollar General store in Topton, Berks County. State police in Reading are searching for a man who robbed a Dollar General store in Topton on Sunday night.

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

    Aug 28, 2014 | 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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  20. Team Benelli Ladies Top Shooters at Colt 3 Gun-3 Man Event Held in PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2014 | 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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