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BOB FORD/times news Matt Rechs stands atop the Hooven Mercantile building with some of Jim Thorpe's most iconic buildings in the background.
The new owners of the Hooven Mercantile building in Jim Thorpe aim to make the property "an amazing centerpiece for the borough and Carbon County." Matthew Rechs, director of business affairs for a New York City technology company, said he and a group of partners at Hooven Hall LLC purchased the 41 Susquehanna St. property from David L. Kuhn in July for $225,000. "The current condition of the property doesn't do justice to what we think is an incredibly historic piece of commercial real estate...
David Forte, 36, of Hazleton, has been charged with theft and receiving stolen property by Rush Township Police. Forte was employed by Square One Construction, Hazleton, while the company was doing a remodeling job on Marian Avenue.
bob ford/times news Tamaqua’s Chance Szabo tries to bring down Lehighton quarterback Tyler Cann (10). Check out more photos from the game at http://www.tnonline.com/galleries.
The playoffs haven't officially started but don't tell that to Lehighton. For the Indians, the postseason began weeks ago. Knowing they'd have to string a bunch of wins together to defintely play in Week 11, the Tribe have come out with added intensity the past month. Friday night was no different as Tom McCarroll's club gained a lead in the second quarter, expanded it in the third and put the contest away in the fourth. Fueled by their explosive playmakers, Lehighton cruised to a 48-6 win over...
Katherine Sprague, Livingston Manor, New York, and Dominque Ann Logue, Nesquehoning. Brandon Tyler Wentz, Northampton, and Kassidy Blaire Gerber, Palmerton. Charles Brian Billings and Johnnie Lynn Whisner, Palmerton. Scott Allen Nailor and Kimberly Ann Czarnecki, West Hazleton. Jens Otto Herman and Kayla Eileen Everett, Jim Thorpe.
Popa Chubby
Larger-than-life blues figure Popa Chubby has a lot of reasons to feel lucky this year. 2014 marks the 25th anniversary of his emergence as a powerful force in the venerable New York blues scene with his very own band, and his own unique brand of hard-hitting, face-melting, blues-rockin' funky soul. And he'll celebrate this major milestone the only way he knows how, with a CD Release event at 8 p.m. Friday at the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe for his smokin' hot new studio album, "I'm...