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Couple Killed In Carbon County Motorcycle Wreck Leave Behind Children, Grandchildren
The motorcyclists who died in a Carbon County accident over the weekend leave behind two families, their loved ones say.
Amy Hollenbach, 44, and Michael Brunell, 42, were heading north on Forest Inn Road in Towmensing Township when an oncoming vehicle veered from its lane and struck their bike around 2:40 p.m. on Sunday, May 21, Daily Voice reported.
They died from their injuries.
On a pair of GoFundMe campaigns launched Monday, May 22, their loved ones say the pair were engaged to be married.
Now, their children are seeking donations to assist with funer…
After Fire, Neighbors Pitch In To Rebuild Philly Bar
After a fire left the Shipyard Bar in Philadelphia badly damaged and closed for business, its Port Richmond neighbors have stepped up to ease the burden.
It was after midnight on Monday, May 15 when the exterior of the bar, 2537 East Ontario St., suddenly caught fire, said neighbor Lexi Ellis.
Firefighters were on the scene within seconds and were able to keep the flames from spreading to other buildings, but the bar is now in need of serious repairs, according to Ellis.
"While the fire could have been much, much worse, there is substantial fire damage to the outside…
Bloomfield Triathlete Struck By Car Sees Community Support
Mary Truer was out riding her bicycle when she was hit by a car. Now people in Essex County are coming together to assist her and her family.
Truer, a triathlete, will need surgery, said her friend Jonathan Tabuzo, a Bloomfield native, who organized a GoFundMe fundraiser. The money will help Truer and her family during this ordeal, Tabuzo said.
As of Monday, May 15, more than $5,700 has been raised.
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Community Rallies Around Pink Slipped Bagel Employee
For 21 years, Joanie Monroe was a fixture at Fanwood Bagels, to the point she was known as "Joanie Bagels." But now, she's out of a job.
Monroe was recently let go from Fanwood Bagels as new ownership takes over. A fundraiser has been set up to help her deal with the loss of her weekly paycheck. As of Wednesday, May 10, almost $7,000 has been raised.
"With an uncanny ability to remember everyone's name, Joanie always managed to make you leave with a smile on your face, even when you didn't feel like smiling," Neda Yarnall, who organized the fundraiser, said.
Yarnall said Monroe has become …