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DONALD R. SERFASS/TIMES NEWS Crews with a West Penn Fire Company tanker and Tamaqua South Ward Fire Company brush truck check equipment at the scene of Saturday's brush fire at Pisgah Mountain, Tamaqua.
Firefighters from multiple counties battled stubborn brush fires on Pisgah Mountain near Tamaqua for several hours Saturday and near Jack Frost Ski Area in Kidder Township on Sunday. Crews remind area residents that conditions are ideal for brush fires to start quickly so people must be diligent and take preventive measures. Tamaqua blaze Units were dispatched to the area of 161 Owl Creek Road on Tamaqua after 1 p.m. Saturday for a report of the first brush fire.
The two drivers involved in a crash at 9:38 p.m. April 30 along Route 715, in Jackson Township, Monroe County, were injured. State police at Fern Ridge said Christopher A. Morgan, 31, of Tannersville, was driving a 2005 Ford Focus when he crossed the double yellow line and collided into a 2003 Saturn Ion operated by Thomasina Elam-Hooks, 55, of Stroudsburg. Both drivers were taken to the Pocono Medical Center, East Stroudsburg, by Central Pocono ambulance. Both vehicles had to be towed....
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mike feifel/times news Sophia Everett of Lehighton rounds third base and heads home for a fourth inning run against Northwestern.
When Northwetsern's offense gets rolling, it can be relentless. Every time Lehighton moved ahead during Saturday's nonleague softball game in New Tripoli, the Tigers had an answer. The loudest and most emphatic of those answers came in the fourth inning, when Kaitlyn Bowers smashed a three-run double to left field that gave her team the lead for good. The Tigers added to the lead in the fifth inning before coming away with a 13-7 win that clinches a District 11 Class AAA playoff berth.
Britain's Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge look down at their newborn baby princess as they leave St. Mary's Hospital's exclusive Lindo Wing, London, Saturday, May 2, 2015. Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, gave birth to a baby girl on Saturday morning. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
LONDON – Britain's newborn princess has been named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana. The princess is the second child of Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge. The baby will be known as Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, royal officials said Monday. Charlotte, the feminine form of Charles, appears to be a nod to the newborn's grandfather, Prince Charles. The middle names honor Queen Elizabeth II, the infant's 89-year-old great-grandmother, and the late Princess...
"While We're Young" is a bit of a departure for writer-director Noah Baumbach. It's is one of his more mainstream movies. That's not to say the comedy is filling up the screening rooms at the multiplex. No, you'll still find Baumbach's latest at the art house, independent film and foreign film venues. Still, "While We're Young" has a discernable plot and a storyline that is more accessible than in many of Baumbach's previous movies.