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Franklin Township fire officials have declared the large brush fire in the Sunny Rest nudist camp under control. It was reported to be caused by a fallen utility pole, with live electrical lines setting the heavy brush and leaves on fire, fueled by high winds. It is not known how many acres were burned in the fire. Twice fire officials raced to the parking lot of the Blue Ridge TV 13 studio nearby when flames raced through the embankment traveling toward the structure in heavy brush and a...
Three driving under the influence arrests, one stemming from an accident, were reported by Pocono Mountain Regional police occurring on Monroe County roads. The crash occurred at 11:02 p.m. Thursday along Miller Drive in the Lake Naomi development in Pocono Pines. Police responded to a crash with entrapment and found that Nicole Paolucci, 22, of Pocono Summit, had rolled her vehicle and was trapped inside.
Bob Ford/TIMES NEWS Northwestern's defense has relied on numerous underclassmen this season. Among them are, front from left, Andrew Sorensen, Brandon Schrader, Chet Karpyn, Matt Shields; back row, Brett Schillinger, Teagen Golden, Harry Hall, Dylan Snyder and Joe Colucci.
The Northwestern Tigers are entering into uncharted territory as they prepare for their first state playoff game since 2002. With that challenge comes facing new teams that you're not familiar with and having to take long bus rides to get to where you need to be. That's the case this week as Northwestern travels to Peckville Friday night to face the Dunmore Bucks (11-1) out of District 2.
KATHY KUNKEL/TIMES NEWS Daniel Lee as John Proctor argues with his former mistress, Zoe Snyder as Abigail Williams, as the town of Salem brews hysteria over thoughts of witchcraft. The scene is from the Tamaqua High School Drama Club's presentation of Arthur Miller's "The Crucible," which will be presented this weekend.
This weekend, the Salem witch trials come to Tamaqua as the Tamaqua Area High School Drama Club presents Arthur Miller's "The Crucible." The drama mixes jealousy, deceit, infidelity, old grudges and puritanical values with the ease of causing mass hysteria. While set in 1642, it was written by Miller during the height of the political hysteria caused by Sen. Joseph McCarthy's hunt for communists in the 1950s. The story starts with a group of young girls, dancing in the woods with the black...
"Interstellar" goes to infinity and beyond. While we don't have Buzz Lightyear of "Toy Story" fame, Sandra Bullock and George Clooney of "Gravity" (2013) or the crew of "Apollo 13" (1995), we do have the mystery and awe of "2001: A Space Odyssey" (1968) and its sequel "2010" (1984). In a word, we have: Wormhole. It's a concept that even Neil deGrasse Tyson, American astrophysicist, author and director of the Hayden Planetarium, New York City, has been at pains to explain in analyzing "...