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Route 209 in Polk Township was closed for two hours Saturday afternoon because of a downed utility pole with wires. The incident occurred just after 4 p.m. between Polk township and HTY roads. Polk township fire fighters closed down the roadway until utility workers were able to remove the wires and the pole. Fire officials said the pole just collapsed and was not due to a crash.
A Schuylkill Township woman is facing a charge of criminal mischief after an incident in May in Tamaqua. According to police, Jessica Lynn Moyer, 31, of 223 Valley St., Brockton, admitted she backed into a window at Steph’s Style Studio, 113 W. Broad St., on May 14 while arguing with a man after a visit to Freddy’s Pub. Damage to the plate glass window is estimated at $1,646. Moyer was advised she will be responsible for the damages.
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Colts’ Nahas takes his game to the next level
The difference between a good season and a great season is often the offseason. Marian baseball coach Tony Radocha preached that to his team. Marian pitcher Joe Nahas proved that to his teammates. A year ago, Nahas was a good pitcher, on a good high school team, heading to a good Division 3 college to play baseball. But Nahas wasn’t satisfied with good. He wanted more — and he got it.
Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Eckhart
Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Eckhart of Lehighton and Daytona Beach, Florida, are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married June 23, 1956, at Jerusalem Lutheran Church in Trachsville by the late Rev. Wahrman and the late Rev. Booth. Mrs. Eckhart is the former Gloria Green, daughter of the late Austin and Minnie Green of Little Gap. Her husband is the son of the late Alvin and Lauretta Eckhart of Bowmanstown.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Dierks Bentley may be known for his boozy party songs like “Drunk on a Plane” or “5-1-5-0,” but as a singer, he loves going dark. He’s even named his new album “Black.”