Sunday, March 26, 2017
     
Scattered light rain and drizzle will continue across Carbon and Monroe counties. The precipitation will be freezing at the highest Elevations with a light coating possible on trees. Use caution When traveling across the southern Poconos this morning. The latest forecast: Today: A chance of showers or drizzle. Cloudy, with a high near 43. East wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
A hearing has been set for a Carbon County resident found to be in possession of drugs. Mahoning Township Police said that at 11:18 p.m. Feb. 6, an arrest warrant was served at the home of Ashly Tansley, 28, of Jamestown Street. At the home, police seized syringes and heroin packets. Tansley has been charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Tansley’s preliminary hearing is scheduled for April 12.
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Jim Thorpe, Marian out to defend titles
Palmerton’s Spencer Hay capped last season with a state title in the high jump. Can another Times News area athlete bring home the gold again this spring? Time will tell, but there appears to be a number of capable candidates who are ready for the challenge. Here is a breakdown of each area boys track and field program. JIM THORPE
Saint Jerome Regional School, Tamaqua, has announced the second trimester honor roll for the 2016-2017 school year. Distinguished honors Fifth grade: Brady Bobrowski, Abigail Kluck. Eighth grade: Samuel Sterns and Christina Walko First honors Fifth grade: Gabrielle Blasko, Isabella Boyer, Julia Meiss, Jakob Mummey, Anthony Odorizzi, Alex Porambo and Luke Sterns. Sixth grade: Hunter Gallagher, Alexander Homyack and Blaise Mullen Seventh grade: Matthew Holloman Eighth grade: Dante Agosti, Sara...
A battle between good and evil will be waged in the form of dance on March 25 in Jim Thorpe when Penn’s Peak will serve as the stage for the nontraditional 22-member cast of Rhythm in the Night, Irish Dance Spectacular. Led by creator, producer and story hero, Justin Boros, the performance will intrigue audience members with its fast feet, glittery costumes and mesmerizing music.