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Jed W. Dubuc, 24, of 3 Lakewood Ave., Barnesville, remains in the Schuylkill County Prison in Pottsville, following his arraignment Tuesday night on attempted homicide charges stemming from an incident in Mahanoy City.
State police at the Frackville barracks have reported the arrest of Jose Diaz, 26, an inmate at the State Correctional Institute, Mahanoy Township, on drug-related charges. He has been charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and one count of possession of contraband and possession of a small amount of marijuana.
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Northern Lehigh field hockey coach Jess Frew (pink top) talks to her players during a break at a recent practice. Frew has turned the Bulldogs into a perennial league and district playoff team. TJ ENGLE/TIMES NEWS
Jess Frew was used to winning at Lehighton Area High School in the mid 1990s. Known by her maiden name, Jess Schoenberger, at the time, she was part of a field hockey program that won both Mountain Valley Conference and District 11 Class AA championships during her scholastic career. It was those winning ways that Frew, a four-year varsity letter winner with the Indians, wanted to embed into what was a struggling Northern Lehigh field hockey program when she was named head coach back in 2003.
Author Jeff Davis, writing as J.L. Davis, recently published his third novel, “The 7th Jackal.”
If you like books that keep you on the edge of your seat, get ready to sleep with the lights on. Jim Thorpe author Jeff Davis, writing as J.L. Davis,has just released his latest novel, “The 7th Jackal.” Like his last novel “CRUDE,” an apocalyptic thriller, “The 7th Jackal” is set in Davis’ hometown. “The novel unfolds on the streets of Jim Thorpe,” says Davis. “I think using real places gives the reader a sense of authenticity. For instance, there’s been quite a bit of unusual activity in...
"Irrational Man" is an odd movie title that doesn't make much sense until you've seen the film. While the title is not one of the more memorable film titles, it makes sense symbolically. That's because "Irrational Man" writer-director Woody Allen isn't only talking about the protagonist, Abe Lucas (Joaquin Phoenix), a college philosophy professor, but rather the family of man with Abe as the stand-in.