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Fri. Sep 26th 2014
Luzerne County - missing bicyclist in White Haven

Valley Search & Rescue was called to assist in locating a missing female bicyclist near White Haven, Luzerne County, PA

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Thu. Jul 10th 2014
Monroe County - Missing 64 year old female in Analomink

Valley Search & Rescue was called to assist in locating a missing 64 year old female in Analomink, Monroe County, PA

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Tue. Jul 1st 2014
Carbon County - Missing 10 year old in Summit Hill

Valley Search & Rescue was called to assist locating a missing 10 year old in Summit Hill, Carbon County, PA

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News Headlines
Sun. Nov 24th 2013
Free and simple way to help support VSAR this Holiday Season

Make the holidays even more special for Valley Search & RescueHi,Even people who don't shop often shop online this ti...

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Sat. Sep 7th 2013
Valley Search & Rescue to participate in Woofstock 2013 to support Allentown's first Dog Park

JOIN US FOR ALLENTOWN WOOFSTOCK! FUNDRAISER FOR ALLENTOWN'S FIRST DOG PARK SEPTEMBER 7, 2013    12:0...

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Mon. Apr 22nd 2013
Valley Search & Rescue announces vehicle purchase

The Officers and members of Valley Search & Rescue are pleased to announce that they have recently purchased a vehicle fo...

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Sun. Nov 24th 2013
Make the holidays even more special for Valley Search & RescueHi,Even people who don't shop often shop online this time of year.  Like you, they probably want to make sure Shopping = Giving at stores like Amazon, jcpenney, Macys, Nordstrom, and lots, lots more.  Asking them to help...
Sat. Sep 7th 2013
JOIN US FOR ALLENTOWN WOOFSTOCK! FUNDRAISER FOR ALLENTOWN'S FIRST DOG PARK SEPTEMBER 7, 2013    12:00 – 5:00 P.M. CEDAR CREEK PARKWAY-CEDAR BEACH AN AFTERNOON OF GREAT FUN FOR DOGS & THEIR FAMILIES! VISIT OUR WOOFSTOCK PAGE FOR MORE INFO – CLICK ON W...
Mon. Apr 22nd 2013
The Officers and members of Valley Search & Rescue are pleased to announce that they have recently purchased a vehicle for use as a Command and Operations Unit.  The vehicle, a former ambulance, previously served in the Borough of Coopersburg, PA.  It will be housed at the Schnecksvill...
Sun. Apr 21st 2013
Valley Search & Rescue is offering the following vehicle for sale: 1998 Dodge 2500 work van Contact nfogle@valleysar.com for details.
Mon. Mar 18th 2013
Valley Search and Rescue is pleased to announce the receipt of a generous donation from the Allentown Dog Training Club.  Their club hosts many obedience classes and puppy kindergarten classes throughout the year.  Please consider patronizing this community-minded business.  Visit the...
Fri. Nov 9th 2012
First responders from North Whitehall Township have teamed up with responders from the Germansville Fire Company to collect relief supplies for our Brothers in New Jersey devastated by Hurricane Sandy. While some communities have made national news and are receiving truckloads of supplies f...
Wed. Nov 9th 2011
Valley Search and Rescue is pleased to announce the results of the 2012 Board of Directors election.  The following members have been chosen by the membership: President - Brenda Richards (Reelected) Vice-President - Nelson Fogle (Reelected) Treasurer - Bradley Petrohoy (Reelec...
Tue. Feb 15th 2011
Valley Search and Rescue is pleased to announce the receipt of a generous donation from the Allentown Dog Training Club.  Their club hosts many obedience classes and puppy kindergarten classes throughout the year.  Please consider patronizing this community-minded business.  Visit the...
Tue. Nov 23rd 2010
The proceeds of Holiday Cheer 2010 benefit the Relay For Life of Schnecksville Area. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Live Entertainment from 7 p.m. - 11 p.m. by Nashville Recording Artist, Valerie Borman, performing with The Starlites and Nashville guitarist, Tom Williamson. This is a BYOB event. Tic...
Fri. Oct 22nd 2010
SPAGHETTI DINNER & BASKET SOCIAL SAT. OCT. 30  
Wed. Jul 7th 2010
An estimated 500,000 pets are affected annually by home fires, and a new data analysis by the National Fire Protection Association shows that nearly 1,000 house fires each year are accidentally started by the homeowners’ pets. The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) is joining ADT Secur...
Sat. May 8th 2010
A sixteen year old female ran away from her Palmerton home on Saturday, May 8 and is feared to be in danger.  At 5' 2" in height and  weighing 140 pounds, Emily Shook, a Caucasian female with blue eyes and dirty blond hair, was last seen in Palmerton, PA wearing a black hooded sweatsh...
Sat. Mar 20th 2010
Search crews looking for man missing in Delaware Water Gap Manuel Gamiz Jr. Of The Morning Call A rescue team is searching for a 36-year-old man who went missing in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area last night, authorities said. ...
Fri. Jan 15th 2010
A 60-year-old Monroe County man who disappeared from his home Jan. 5 without his medication was listed today by state police as a missing person. Leon Carter disappeared from his home on Donaldson Road in Paradise Township between 7 and 8 p.m. Jan. 5, and he has not contacted his family or gone t...
Thu. Nov 19th 2009
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Thu. Nov 19th 2009
  By Staff Reports, November 18, 2009 Last updated: Thursday, November 19, 2009 7:49 AM EST A Columbia, Pa., hunter died Wednesday in Michaux State Forest. Chad Stroup, 26, had no visible injuries and there was no sign of foul play, Trooper Thomas Pinkerton said. Adams County Coroner Ja...
Mon. Nov 9th 2009
Reported on Monday, November 9, 2009 Times News, Carbon County LARRY NEFF/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS   A 71-year-old Monroe County man is safe after being the focus of a major search and rescue operation Sunday afternoon. The resident of Blue Mountain Village just o...
Wed. Oct 14th 2009
  Published October 14, 2009 11:46 pm - Rescue personnel have located a 64-year-old Mechanicsburg man who became lost while hiking on Jack's Mountain, and they are now working to bring him out of th woods. Missing hiker found in Snyder County His medical condition has not been reported ...
Sun. Oct 11th 2009
Carbon County EMA requested the assistance of Valley Search and Rescue on Sunday, October 11.  At approximately 8:00 AM, a full team dispatch was initiated.  Multiple team members, K9s, and our command trailer responded to the staging area located in the Indian Mountain Lakes Community.&...
Sat. Aug 29th 2009
All a-quiver for hunting-fishing August 27, 2009   With hunting season within range, outdoorsmen can practice and compete this weekend. Archery, fishing, shooting and bird dogging are part of the Lehigh Valley Hunting and Fishing Extravaganza at the Kempton Fairgrounds in Berk...
Sat. Jun 13th 2009
The gorgeous weather on Saturday, June 13 provided a perfect backdrop for Highmark Blue Shield's Walk for a Healthy Community, a joint fundraising effort benefiting Valley Search and Rescue and multiple other community groups.  Nine team members and five search dogs were supported by numerous v...
Sat. Jun 6th 2009
Missing man found near Pecks Pond By Beth Brelje Pocono Record Writer June 06, 2009 A massive search and rescue operation in the Delaware State Forest ended Friday when Jason Ambler Walton, 33, was found walking out of the woods in the Maple Run recreational area near Pecks Pond and Route 402. ...
Fri. May 1st 2009
MOTHER’S DAY FUNDRAISER WOODEN ROSE ARRANGEMENTS Square Pink & White "MOM" Tin  [ITEM 1]   $25.00     Small Floral Tin  [ITEM 2]   $8.00 ea. or 2/$15.00      Striped Floral Pot  [ITEM 3] ...
Tue. Nov 25th 2008
Jennifer Mann, PA House Representative for the 132nd Legislative District Allentown, met with Bren Richards and Nelson Fogle of Valley  Search and Rescue today. Richards and Fogle wanted to meet Rep. Mann in person and thank her for her sponsorship and support of H.R. 934 which declared Novembe...
Thu. Nov 20th 2008
By SUSAN KOOMAR Record Senior Managing Editor November 20, 2008 TOBYHANNA — In the dead of a bitterly cold and cloudless night, rescuers bundled up Charles Harrison, put him on a stretcher and carried him about a half mile to an old logging road. Then they drove him to a ballfield near To...
Wed. Nov 12th 2008
Resolution naming November 'National Search and Rescue Month' adopted in House   HARRISBURG, Nov. 12 – State Rep. Jennifer Mann, D-Lehigh, said a resolution she sponsored (H.R. 934) designating November 2008 as "National Search and Rescue Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania w...
Fri. Oct 24th 2008
  Body of Missing Hunter Found   Posted: Oct 24, 2008 06:11 AM EDT Last Updated: Oct 24, 2008 11:00 PM EDT By Jennifer Borrasso A massive search for a missing hunter in part of Nescopeck State Park in Luzerne County is over after 20 hours. In the end, it was a friend of the family th...
Tue. Jan 16th 2007
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 Some of the Lehigh Valley's Unsung Heroes ... and Their Four-Legged Friends   Lehigh Valley Ramblings, Bernie O'Hare  Ever take your young son to a grocery store, turn around for just a tic, and then realize he's gone? You get this sinking feeling in your st...
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