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A 10-hour standoff in Summit Hill ended just after 11:30 this morning. Police said the call came in for a suicidal person on East Richards Street around 1 a.m. During the morning, police set off three flash grenades as the man was barricaded inside. They set off a round of tear gas and then went in to escort the man safely out of the house. Negotiators could be heard talking to a man named Freddy. The state police Special Emergency Response Team was on scene, with local police and state...
State police at Lehighton announced that DUI checkpoint and roving DUI patrols will be conducted this coming weekend on Carbon and Monroe counties roads. The operation is part of the state police Selective Traffic Enforcement Against Drunk Driving program. The operation will take place on Friday.
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Members of the Northwestern golf team work on their strokes on the practice putting green before a recent match against Palmerton. BOB FORD/TIMES NEWS
Five percent. According to the National Golf Foundation, that’s the amount of adult golfers who average under an 80 score on a par-72 course. At present, the Northwestern High School golf team is easily exceeding that percentage. “This year we have four players who shoot in the seventies, and four others who can score in the eighties,” said Tiger golf coach Tim Miller, now in his seventh season with the program.
Boneless skinless chicken breasts are a convenient go-to for so many cooks, from paleo-followers to budget-shoppers to busy moms. The mild flavor makes it incredibly versatile, so it’s easy to slip this cut of chicken into almost any recipe or flavor profile. It’s one of the leanest cuts of meat available, with a quarter pound boasting 34 grams of protein, and only 4 grams of fat. The challenge with such low fat is, of course, keeping the meat tender and juicy. Even a minute or two extra of...
“It” is one scary movie, yes, it is. Coulrophobia, or a fear of clowns, is not all that unusual in children. A killer clown, known as Pennywise the Dancing Clown, isn’t the only scary thing in “It.” There are scary parents, scary teens and scary situations (jumping from a cliff into a quarry and youths throwing rocks at each other).