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Police have arrested a Northampton County man for possessing child pornography. Sean T. Reichart, 32, was allegedly a member of a group that shared child pornography on the messaging service Kik. The investigation was initiated by the FBI, who then passed it along to police in Lehigh Township, Northampton County. Officers executed a search warrant at a home in the Treichlers section of Lehigh Township Thursday morning. Reichart later admitted to downloading and viewing images of females less...
A Schuylkill County man was jailed Wednesday on charges he burglarized a county Legion home. State police at Frackville said on Sunday troopers responded to the American Legion home in the 1000 block of West Main Street, Girardville, for a reported burglary. The investigation led to Michael Butler, of Ashland. A warrant was obtained for his arrest. On Wednesday, Butler was located in Frackville and taken into custody. He was arraigned by on-call District Judge David J. Rossi, of Tremont, on...
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The brackets for this weekend’s District 11 wrestling tournament were released Wednesday night. Tamaqua’s Tanner McHugh (132), Northwestern’s Caleb Clymer (152), Northern Lehigh’s Ryan Farber (160) and Palmerton’s Jared Mooney (182) all earned No. 1 seeds in the Class 2A tournament. Panther Valley’s Hunter Kennedy (160), Palmerton’s John Iles (195) and Northern Lehigh’s Jason Schaffer (285) are all seeded second the the 2A bracket. Northwestern’s Bailey Wehr (120) and Palmerton’s Kyle Kralik...
Bernie Oldroyd, chairwoman of “Ski for the Cure,” looks over the participants gathered for last year’s event at Jack Frost Big Boulder in Blakeslee. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO
When Bernie Oldroyd was diagnosed with breast cancer in early 2006, it was her passion for skiing that helped keep her going, but when it returned in 2014, she said it was harder to stay positive. “I thought I was home-free, I had the anti-cancer for five years that was supposed to have cured it,” she said. She remembers feeling very down and alone when she had to go onto the operating table for a mastectomy and reconstructive surgery. But she found her way back to her life through Candy’s...
NEW YORK (AP) — Alden Ehrenreich has taken control of the Millennium Falcon. The Han Solo "Star Wars" spin-off has begun production. The Walt Disney Co. announced Tuesday that shooting began at London's Pinewood Studios on Monday. To kick off the untitled Han Solo movie, the studio released a photo of the cast at the controls of the Millennium Falcon. Ehrenreich, who plays a younger version of Harrison Ford's iconic smuggler, is seated amid cast members including Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke...