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Forecasters are predicting heavy rainfall this evening that could produce a flash flood threat, as well as a wet start to the weekend. National Weather Service posted a hazardous weather outlook Thursday morning. According to the alert, "Periods of showers and thunderstorms with heavy rainfall are expected late today into Friday morning. This may bring a localized flash flood threat to the region." AccuWeather reports as July draws to a close, a storm system swinging up from the Deep South will...
A Tamaqua man was cited twice within a three-day period. Matthew Michael Hartranft, 32, of Coal Street in Tamaqua was observed driving a 1999 Dodge Avenger at 12:15 a.m. on July 17. The officer who saw him was aware that Hartranft’s driver’s license is suspended due to a driving under the influence charge. Hartranft told the officer he had been arguing with his wife, the owner of the Dodge, and then left the house and drove away.
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Franklin Township White pulled within one win of the Panther Valley Little League 9-10 tournament championship by posting a win over Franklin Township Maroon. BLUE MTN. LEAGUE Limeport-Berlinsville Berlinsville scored four runs in the first inning and went on to claim a 7-4 victory over the Limeport Dodgers. Cody Krupa (Northern Lehigh graduate) had a pair of hits, scored a run, and knocked in one for the winners. Mike Wozniak contributed a pair of hits and three RBIs, while Kyle Buchman added...
Theresa Carle-Sanders and Diana Gabaldon enjoy a glass of wine in Scottsdale, Arizona, after signing 1,100 copies of Carle-Sanders’ new cookbook. “Outlander Kitchen: The Official Outlander Companion Cookbook.” Gabaldon, author of the wildly popular “Outlander” series, wrote the foreword for the book. PHOTO COURTESY THERESA CARLE-SANDERS Copyright - RYAN PARRA
Suffering from “Droughtlander?” Not to worry. Fans of author Diana Gabaldon and her wildly popular time-traveling “Outlander” series can now re-create the tastes of 18th century Scottish Highlands to 1960s Boston at home. Theresa Carle-Sanders’ new cookbook, “Outlander Kitchen: The Official Outlander Companion Cookbook,” was published last month to rave reviews. It’s currently an Amazon best-seller.
Blues Traveler is coming to Penn’s Peak July 29. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO
Blues Traveler lands at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe at 8 p.m. July 29. After selling millions of records and logging thousands of miles on the road, Grammy award-winning band Blues Traveler continues to chart new musical directions as evident on their latest recording, “Blow Up The Moon.” A clever collaboration between various artists, “Blow Up the Moon” sees Blues Traveler keeping an open-minded perspective on making music and enlists an eclectic mix of songwriters...