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An unresponsive boy was pulled from Mauch Chunk Lake Saturday afternoon. According to reports, a 9-year-old was found in the water shortly after 3 p.m. and emergency crews were called to the lake park where they performed CPR. A medical helicopter was also called to the scene. No word on the boy's condition or what caused him to go underwater has been released at this time. Jim Thorpe Police are investigating.
A Monroe County man is facing a theft of vehicle count and related charges. Pocono Mountain Regional police said on April 29 a resident ofForest Drive in A Pocono Country Place reported his vehicle had been stolen. It was then returned to the driveway of the residence with severe damages. The victim identified Arthur L. Taylor, 34, of 173 Nadine Blvd., Pocono Summit, as the person who took the vehicle and caused the damages. The victim said Taylor returned the vehicle, was intoxicated, and left.
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August 18, 1958 — Joe Kokinda delivers two doubles and scores a run to help Summit Hill post a 4-2 Panther Valley Little League tournament victory over Coaldale. Boyd earns the pitching win, allowing five hits and striking out eight in his six innings of work. The Hillers also receive a hit and run scored from Kutz, Rex, and Breslin. For Coaldale, Miller finishes with a pair of hits and a run scored. He also strikes out seven batters despite suffering the loss.
Sarah Frantz, 15, of Andreas, shows how to hold a smallbore rifle.
Shooting isn’t just a boys sport. Just ask Sarah Frantz of Andreas. The 15-year-old has been a member of the Ontelaunee Junior Rifle team of New Tripoli for almost five years and was recently named the top shooter in the state by the Pennsylvania Rifle & Pistol Association in 4 Position smallbore shooting and third in the nation in the category by the National Rifle Association.
“Transformers: The Last Knight.” Or is it? “Transformers Universe: Bumblebee” is set for a June 2018 release. A sixth “Transformers” is set for a June 2019 release.