Monday, May 29, 2017
Nesquehoning has canceled its parade because of the rain. Services will still be held. The Hometown services have been moved inside to the mausoleum at the cemetery. Lehighton has moved its service inside to Zion Church at 10:30 a.m. Summit Hill has moved its service inside to the Diligence Fire Company No. 1 at 10 a.m. The parade is still on but will be delayed a bit as the weather clears. Palmerton has canceled its parade. The service will be held at 11 a.m. inside the SS Palmer school.
A crash was investigated along Interstate 81 in Butler Township, Schuylkill County, at 12:51 p.m. on May 18. State police at Frackville said the crash occurred at the beginning of a work zone where the right lane was closed. Troopers said George G. Pawlush, 70, of Cheshire, Connecticut, was stopped for traffic ahead of him when his 2013 Honda CRV was struck in the rear by a 2016 Nissan Rogue operated by Mark A. Yasenchak, 38, of Mechanicsburg, Cumberland County.
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The three District 11 semifinal baseball games involving Times News area teams that were scheduled for today have been postponed. Check back for updates as they become available. Class 2A Panther Valley vs. Marian at Pottsville, PPD Class 3A Palmerton vs. Tamaqua at Blue Mountain, PPD Class 4A Northwestern vs. Pottsville at Blue Mountain, PPD
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