Wednesday, April 16, 2014
The Bethlehem Police Department is on-site at Liberty High School and the school is currently in lockdown in response to a 911 call that reported a potential threat to the school, according to the school's website.   See our photo gallery:   Unconfirmed reports on the scene indicate a female with a gun has been taken into custody. Two or three more suspects are being sought.
Three persons were injured, two seriously, in a two-vehicle crash that occurred about 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 15, along Cressona Road in North Manheim Township, Schuylkill County. State police at Schuylkill Haven said Amos J. Mowery, 27, of Minersville, was driving a 2003 Mitsubishi Spyder northbound while Charles Karasoulis, 85, of Myerstown, Lebanon County, was southbound driving a 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Troopers said for unknown reasons Mowery entered the southbound lane and collided...
Bombers' Farquhar goes from sub to star
Jade Farquhar never imagined herself as a basketball player of the year. As a matter of fact, for a long time, Farquhar never even imagined herself as a basketball player. But in the span of just four years, Farquhar's basketball trajectory has soared. The Palmerton High School junior has gone from a basketball nobody to a basketball player that nobody can stop.
@$:KAREN CIMMS/TIMES NEWS  Margherita Pizza ready to go into the oven.
With Good Friday this week, I thought this was the perfect time to unveil my mother's secret weapon. If she wanted to see any of us, she usually just had to say one word, and we'd all come running. Pizza. She didn't order from the local pizzeria, or pick up some premade crust and a jar of sauce. Everything was made from scratch and it was, in my humble but biased opinion, the best.
"The Grand Budapest Hotel" is an actor-studded comedy-drama that bristles with the joy of cinema. The film is a concoction of dizzying dialogue, madcap pacing, larger-than-life characters, bizarre encounters, manic escapades and stunning visuals. While the film seems to have little to do with Budapest, Hungary, it is inspired by the sense of time and place of Eastern Europe sometime between the wars: World War I and World War II.