Driver, 21, charged with crash that killed soldiers; WCU hockey player detained for rape; Live entertainment leads post-COVID charge

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Eagleville driver charged in I-95 crash that killed 2 soldiers; identified pedestrian

A Lehigh Valley resident was the pedestrian killed in Monday’s crash that also claimed the lives of two soldiers on Interstate 95 in Philadelphia, state police said Tuesday. Passing motorists saw Reyes Rivera Oliveras, 28, of Allentown, walking in the southbound lanes moments before Privates Martin F. Mack III and Branden T. Sisca responded, police said in a statement. press Tuesday. Troopers were placing Oliveras in their vehicle when they were struck by a vehicle driven by Jayana Webb, 21, of Eagleville, Montgomery County, just before 1 a.m.

The Road Ahead: entertainment is back on the big stage

With apologies to Prince, it looks like it’s time to party like 2019. The COVID pandemic has hit the theater crowd hard. From preparing to stage a full week of Les Misérables to the Kimmel Center campus to selling silent concert tickets to foot traffic around town, the 2020 shutdown has come as a shock to the company. Now things are back to ‘normal’, but there might still be a few changes that will stick around.

West Chester University hockey player on trial for rape

A woman testified on Tuesday that she told a man she met at a party at the ‘Hockey House’ near West Chester University ‘more than five times’ that she wanted him to stop playing. having sex with her, but that he continued despite her protests. “He kept going,” the woman said during her 30 minutes on the witness stand during a preliminary hearing before West Chester Magistrate District Judge Marian Vito. “He said, ‘Do you want me to stop?’ I said ‘yes’ and he didn’t stop.”

Prosecutors close case at trial of Upper Darby man accused of killing his girlfriend on Lower Providence trail

The fate of a Delaware County man accused of stabbing his girlfriend to death as they argued about their relationship on a Montgomery County trail in Lower Providence may be in the hands of a jury from Wednesday. Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin R. Steele and Co-Attorney Caitlin Wilenchik concluded their case against Freddy Remigio Mendieta-Pando on Tuesday with testimony from medical and forensic experts who described the injuries of the victim and detectives who testified about Mendieta-Pando’s alleged confession.

Montgomery County wants to buy and tear down 3 Ida-damaged homes off Perkiomen Trail

Properties in Perkiomen Township damaged by the remnants of Hurricane Ida may soon serve a new purpose. Montgomery County Commissioners authorized representatives of the Montgomery County Planning Commission to apply for a grant through the Pennsylvania Department of Natural Resources’ Community Conservation Partnerships Program to acquire parcels of land near existing trails.


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Detroit Red Wings left winger Jakub Vrana (15) celebrates his goal against Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Carter Hart (79) in the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, March 22, 2022 in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

McCaffery: Flyers’ ‘aggressive retooling’ gets off to a dull start

Both words escaped Dave Scott’s mouth in January, and they instantly joined legendary company. They would gain status with ‘dumb money’, alongside ‘gold standard’, not far from ‘we owe you one’, a close cousin of ‘best player in the world’. They would be seen as a battle cry of the determined, a cry meant to calm a fanbase of a struggling hockey operation. In reference to his general manager Chuck Fletcher, Scott, the CEO of the Flyers was clear.


The Bacon brothers, Michael and Kevin, will perform at Ardmore Music Hall on April 5. (Photo by Charles Chessler)

The Bacon Brothers, coming to Ardmore, talk musical family life, songwriting and playing with the NY Yankees

No need to check your longitude or latitude. We are indeed a degree closer to Kevin Bacon. The Bacon Brothers, the sibling duo of Kevin and Michael Bacon, are a musical combo that approach music in a style similar to other famous duos – think Phil and Don Everly, Ray and Dave Davies, and Liam and Noel Gallagher, Minus the Sibling Rivalry. They play folk rock songs that combine the musical talents they have honed together since they were children.

Catherine J. Martinez