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An unoccupied home was demolished Monday in Coaldale as part of a project to reduce blight in the borough. Workers took down a home at 216 E. High St., which had been acquired by the borough earlier this year. The property was cleaned up with state grant money awarded through the Schuylkill County Planning Commission. At a recent council meeting, councilwoman Claire Remington said that two other abandoned homes on the same street will be taken down soon. “It will be flat lands there, but...
McAdoo Police have charged Jose Lopez Guzman, 39, of Hazleton, with theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property in connection with the theft of a Huffy mountain bike in June. The owner of the bike reported it was stolen from his backyard. Sometime later, officers saw a juvenile riding the bike and asked where and when he got it. The boy said his father bought it at a pawnshop in Hazleton. After checking with the pawnshop, Guzman was identified as the man who pawned the bike.
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Marian will hold its Meet the Colts and Fillies Night on Thursday, Aug. 24 at 6:45 p.m. at the high school. Members of the school’s football, volleyball, golf and cross country teams will be introduced at this time. The public is invited to attend.
Panther Valley Senior Center, 90 E Catawissa St., Nesquehoning, will be holding a two-day AARP Safe Driver’s Initial Course from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 5-6. Upon completion, those taking the course may be eligible for a discount on their car insurance. Consult your agent for details. The course is available to drivers 50 years and older, who have not yet completed the initial course or who have let three years pass since taking it. All participants must bring their AARP card and driver’s...
“Transformers: The Last Knight.” Or is it? “Transformers Universe: Bumblebee” is set for a June 2018 release. A sixth “Transformers” is set for a June 2019 release.