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Riders start their decent from the top of the 98-foot vertical hill while riding on Knoebels’ newest coaster, Impulse, Sunday afternoon.
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Riders start their decent from the top of the 98-foot vertical hill while riding on Knoebels’ newest coaster, Impulse, Sunday afternoon. The steel coaster is the single largest project in the park’s history. It was started at the close of last season in October and opened for the first day of this season.

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Nescopeck man charged with molesting a former neighbor
BERWICK — A Berwick woman was groped repeatedly by a man who walked into her home — uninvited —through an unlocked back...
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... son of Kevin and Tracie Wood, Bloomsburg, will turn 5 on Thursday. He is the grandson of Steven and Barbara Page,...
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... son of Richard and Sarah Tratthen, Scott Township, will be 1 year old on Sunday. Grandparents are Michael and...
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... twin sons of Scott and Renee Careyva, Ringtown, celebrated their eighth birthdays on Sunday. Eli and Isaac are the...
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