Wednesday, April 16, 2014
     
MAHANOY CITY, Pa. (AP) - An eastern Pennsylvania woman has been charged in the stabbing death of her mother's boyfriend in December. Thirty-three-year-old Kimberly Hons of Mahanoy City was charged Tuesday with voluntary manslaughter and aggravated assault in the December death of 52-year-old Lawrence Quinn. Authorities in Schuylkill County say Quinn died of a single stab wound inside the home where both lived along with Hons' mother.
State police at Fern Ridge are investigating a burglary in Chestnuthill Township. The incident happened some time between 3 p.m. March 30 and 6 p.m. April 12 at the vacation home of Martin R. Bauer, 209 Westbrook Road in the Sun Valley Mountain Estates. Bauer lives in East Fallowfield, Chester County. The burglar unscrewed a door to a crawl space, then cut about three feet of copper piping from under the house. Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call police at 570-846-2271.
Bombers' Evans 'wraps up' award
So often in sports, potential is never realized and goals are left unfulfilled. It takes exceptional resolve to overcome the many obstacles athletes are faced with and persevere, regardless of the circumstances. Time and again over his scholastic career, Palmerton's Josh Evans showed the determination and resiliency necessary to prevail when faced with long odds. This season was no different, as Evans went 36-4 and punctuated his career with a fifth-place finish at the PIAA Championships in his...
LINDA KOEHLER/TIMES NEWS  Lora Nothstein, secretary/treasurer of the Towamensing Historical Commission, hopes the community will help bring the Greenzweig School back to its original beauty.
Preserving history and traditions is the goal of the Towamensing Historical Commission. To help them do that, members are planning to write a story/recipe book as a fundraiser. The money earned will go toward renovation and preservation of the one-room Greenzweig School. The Greenzweig School was donated to the Towamensing Historical Commission in 2013 by Lana and Susan Kuehner Zazangansky. The Kuehner farm belonged to their parents. The commission will lease the land for $1 a year for the next...
NEW YORK (AP) – "Captain America" continued to flex its Marvel muscle at the global box office, as "The Winter Soldier" took in $41.4 million domestically and $60.6 million overseas. The strong second-week performance for the Walt Disney release in North America was enough to narrowly edge 20th Century Fox's "Rio 2" in a springtime battle of sequels. The animated Amazon jungle tale "Rio 2" debuted with $39 million, according to studio estimates Sunday, almost exactly the opening weekend total...