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If you haven't stocked up on rock salt or purchased a snow removal device yet, you may want to think about it. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch from Monday afternoon through Tuesday morning. NWS officials are calling it “one of the largest snow storms of the winter,” while predicting up to 16 inches of accumulation over the area. Similarly, AccuWeather forecasters said snow in the Lehighton area could range from 8-12 inches.
Palmerton Police Department is investigating the following incidents: Unlawful possession of controlled substance Criminal charges were filed against Amber Recker, 21, of 584 Delaware Ave. Apt E. Palmerton, for three counts of unlawful possession of a controlled substance. The incident occurred at 10:32 a.m. Dec. 30 in the 500 block of Delaware Avenue. Criminal trespass
Raiders defeat Lehighton
It would be an understatement to say that the Tamaqua boys' basketball team has less than fond memories of its last trip to Lehighton. On that night last February, the Blue Raiders suffered an 85-59 loss in the first round of the District 11 Class AAA playoffs, ending what had been a most promising season. After handing Lehighton its first loss in overtime earlier this year, Tamaqua earned a season sweep and exorcised its demons from last year by claiming a 68-55 Schuylkill League Division I...
Shawn McArdle and Jillian Castaldi
Jillian Marie Castaldi of Scranton and Shawn Patrick McArdle of Nesquehoning have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter Martin and Renee Castaldi of Scranton. She is a graduate of Misericordia University with a bachelor's of science in nursing. She is pursuing a master's degree in family health nurse practitioner at the University of Scranton. She is currently employed as a registered nurse in the emergency room at Geisinger Community Medical Center. The prospective...
Special to the Times News Mipso will bring bluegrass to the Mauch Chunk Opera House located at 14 W. Broadway in Jim Thorpe at 8 p.m. Saturday.
Rooted in the music of North Carolina's mountains, Mipso will bring its blend of bluegrass and 21st century energy to the Mauch Chunk Opera House located at 14 W. Broadway in Jim Thorpe at 8 p.m. Saturday. The group includes Jacob Sharp on mandolin, Joseph Terrell on guitar, Wood Robinson on double bass and Libby Rodenbough on fiddle. They are doing their part to take three-part harmony and Appalachian influences into new territory.