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The bridge over Crackersport Road on the Northeast Extension of the turnpike mile 57.66 in South Whitehall. Scan this photo with the Prindeo app to see a video. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO
The closure planned for this weekend on the Pennsylvania Turnpike Northeast Extension has been postponed because of problems with the replacement bridge. The work was planned over a period of 55 hours, from 9 p.m. Friday night through 4 a.m. Monday, shutting down the road between the Mahoning Valley entrance to the Lehigh Valley entrance. The plan was to replace two bridge spans over Crackersport Road in South Whitehall Township. The new bridges were pre-constructed alongside of the turnpike as...
State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating an assault incident involving a gun. Troopers did not release any names but released the following information: At 9:40 p.m.in the 400 block of West Market Street, in Orwigsburg, a man struck a woman, causing her nose to bleed. The man then retrieved a gun and pointed it at the woman and forced her into a bathroom to clean herself up, pulling her hair. The man then slapped the woman several more times.
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By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer ATLANTA (AP) – Justin Thomas is the FedEx Cup champion, a surprise to no one who saw him power his way to scoring records, his first major at the PGA Championship and more PGA Tour victories than anyone this season. Standing next to him at the trophy ceremony was Xander Schauffele, who never imagined being at the Tour Championship, much less winning it. Both put on quite a show Sunday at East Lake.
Amanda Zellers, center, with her children, Lydia, 4, and Kaine, 6. Zellers prefers to use a regular month-at-a-glance planner to keep track of her busy family. She takes it with her wherever she goes. KAREN CIMMS/TIMES NEWS
Life is busy and just keeps getting busier. If you’re a parent, especially of school-aged children, busy may not even begin to describe the chaos that may ensue on any given day. Working parent? Forget about it. The days of the stay-at-home mom and the kids playing outside after school are long gone for most of us. Today, we’re more likely to have to schedule someone to pick them up at the bus stop and make arrangements for play dates. How do you keep track of everyone’s schedule without losing...
“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).