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Novy
A Jim Thorpe man admitted in Carbon County court on Tuesday that he sexually assaulted three children last year in the borough. Jared Andrew Novy, 36, pleaded guilty in three pending cases of one count of aggravated indecent assault on a person less than 13, and two counts of indecent assault on a person less than 13.
State police at Fern Ridge reported on the following crashes investigated by troopers recently. • A one-vehicle crash occurred at 6:36 a.m. March 10 along Route 903 in Penn Forest Township, Carbon County. Troopers said Zachary J. Knox, 24, of Jim Thorpe, was driving a 2005 Mazda 3 northbound and traveling too fast for conditions on the snow-covered road. He lost control of the vehicle, which crashed into a guide rail on the right side. Knox was not injured but the Mazda had to be towed.
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Kaitlin Hoffman led Northern Lehigh both on the mound and at the plate a year ago. TIMES NEWS FILE PHOTO
New and improved could be the theme for area softball teams this season, as many of the squads either suffered key graduation losses or are looking for success after struggling a year ago. Repeated efforts to obtain preview information from Pleasant Valley were unsuccessful. JIM THORPE
Erin Berger and Dan Smith, left, who play Tracy Turnblad’s mother and father, and Lizzie Larregui as Tracy.
This weekend Pleasant Valley High School presents its spring musical “Hairspray.” The musical takes place in 1962 Baltimore where high school student Tracy Turnblad, played by Lizzie Larregui, dreams of dancing on a local television show and dating the local heart throb, Link Larkin, played by Kurt Ammermann.
Penn’s Peak will be rocking this weekend. On Friday Melvin Seals & JGB take the stage at 8 p.m. Saturday, it’s Dennis DeYoung, a founding member of Styx. Seals has been a powerful presence in the music industry for over 30 years with a long-established reputation as a performer, recording artist and producer. He is most revered for his powerful, high-spirited, Hammond B-3 organ, and keyboards in the Jerry Garcia Band.