Habitat for Humanity's ReStore in Whitehall offers deals on furniture and appliances and is also a great place to donate items from your house.
If you like bargains and thirft store shopping—or if you're trying to furnish your residence on a tight budget, check out the Habitat for Humanity ReStore at 1053 Grape Street (behind Honey Baked Ham) in Whitehall. The ReStore accepts donations of new or gently used household goods and building materials and sells them to the public. ReStore provides an environmentally and socially responsible way to keep good, reusable materials out of landfills, according to the Lehigh Valley Habitat for Humanity website. The Whitehall ReStore is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Inventory includes: If you would like to donate items, drop off hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Call 610-776-7499 for more information. …
A horrific crash on MacArthur Road just north of the Lehigh Valley's major shopping strip Saturday left two people dead; one has been identified by authorities.
Sharon Gonzalez-Medina, 41, of Whitehall Township, has been identified as one of two people killed Saturday when a pickup truck hit her car, which burst into flames on MacArthur Road near St. John's United Church of Christ-Mickleys. Newsworking.net has posted graphic video of the car in flames. Gonzalez-Medina's car was turning right onto MacArthur Road from Eberhart Road when she was hit by a pickup truck traveling north at a high rate of speed about 6 p.m., according to the reports. Gonzalez-Medina and her passenger were killed. MacArthur Road (Route 145) will be closed from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday so state police can reconstruct the accident. Motorists should expect significant delays and use caution driving through the area.