COVID-19 NJ St. Luke's

St. Luke’s COVID-19 Patient Recovered After 54 Days on Ventilator

Andrew Priliszh, 64, of Rahway, N.J., left St. Luke’s Warren hospital in Phillipsburg Tuesday after a two-and-a-half month stay. During his treatment for life-threatening complications from COVID-19, Priliszh spent 54 days on a ventilator, which required him to have a tracheostomy and other medical interventions that saved his life.

Winter Storm Warning Issued for Snow from Coastal Storm

If you’re hoping the coastal storm that is forecast to affect the area Wednesday will be another ‘miss,’ the chances for that appear to be diminishing. The National Weather Service has upgraded its winter storm watch for the Lehigh Valley and southern Poconos to a winter storm warning for 4 to 10 inches of snow.

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Hellertown Man Wanted on Felony Narcotics Charge Arrested in L. Saucon, Police Say

A man wanted by Hunterdon County, New Jersey authorities on a felony possession with intent to deliver narcotics charge was arrested following an Aug. 5 traffic stop on Seidersville Road, Lower Saucon Township Police said Wednesday. According to police, Luis Delgado, 23, of the first block of E. Depot Street, Hellertown, was stopped at about 3:40 p.m. for an alleged vehicle code violation. Police said that after he was identified Delgado was taken into custody on the outstanding warrant and arraigned at the central booking center, before being committed to Northampton County Prison without bail.

Hellertown Man, Wanted in NJ, Arrested in Bethlehem, Police Say

A Hellertown man who is currently listed on the Warren County Prosecutor’s Office’s “Most Wanted” list was arrested in Bethlehem Friday afternoon, according to the crime summary report issued by the Bethlehem Police Department Monday. Bethlehem police said Ferdinand Vazquez, 27, of the 1100 block of First Avenue, Hellertown, was arrested on an active warrant out of New Jersey and subsequently arraigned as a fugitive from justice. Police said the arrest took place on Essex Court, which is off Pembroke Road in the city’s Marvine section. They added that Vazquez was allegedly in possession of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia at the time of his arrest. According to the Warren County Prosecutor’s Office website–which lists Vazquez’s last known address as Ontario Street, Bethlehem–he is wanted on a narcotics charge.