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A female motorcyclist was injured Saturday afternoon when involved in a crash in West Penn township. The crash occurred as the biker was traveling west on Golf road and failed to negotiate a left curve in the roadway. Her bike entered the right berm where she laid it down in the brush. She then walked to a home on Archery Lane for help. The woman was treated at the scene by members of the Penn Mahoning ambulance and transported to an area hospital. West Penn township police Sgt Jason Lorah...
Gregory Michael Muffley, 32, of 286 Lofty Road, McAdoo was cited by Tamaqua police after an incident on June 29. Officers were dispatched to Patterson Street for a disturbance at 3:11 p.m. They spoke with two women who said Muffley came to the home in a rage, yelling and screaming, kicking and pounding the front door. He left when police were called. He received citations for criminal mischief and disorderly conduct.
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Jim Thorpe belted seven home runs in a Panther Valley Little League Tournament rout of Franklin Township. LITTLE LEAGUE PV 11-12 Tournament Jim Thorpe-Franklin James Lordi and Jared Joyce both belted three home runs to lead Jim Thorpe to a 19-4 victory over Franklin Township in an 11-12 year-old tournament game. In addition to his home run barrage, Joyce also added a double. Anthony Voto chipped in three hits for Thorpe, including a home run. Lordi was the winning pitcher in the four-inning,...
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Zickler
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Zickler of Nesquehoning will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on July 23. They were united in marriage by the Rev. Mario Daniel in SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Lehighton. Mrs. Zickler is the former Carol Getz, daughter of the late Fred and Ann Getz of Lehighton. Her husband is the son of the late Ed and Anne Zickler of Nesquehoning.
“Welcome to Palmerton.” “Welcome home.” That was the message that prevailed Thursday night in the opening ceremony for The Moving Wall on display in the Palmerton Borough Park. The hero’s welcome was one that was sadly missing when Vietnam soldiers came home. Thursday, the message was one of healing and remembrance, with chaplains on hand to console relatives of those who died in Vietnam. The effort to bring the memorial to town was led by Steve Vlossak, a Vietnam veteran who shared his heart-...