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The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for snow, with possibly some sleet and freezing rain before ending. The advisory was in effect from 10 a.m. Sunday to 4 a.m. Monday. Accumulations of 3 to 5 inches of snow are possible, along with possibly a trace of ice. Snow is expected to overspread the region by early Sunday afternoon, fall steady through the afternoon and early evening.
A Schuylkill County man has been charged with simple assault and harassment as the result of a domestic dispute. State police at Frackville said the incident occurred at 10:25 p.m. on Wednesday at 30 Jay Peak Lane, in Cove Village, North Union Township. Troopers said Jason Schmidt, 36, of Zion Grove, was arrested for assaulting a 28-year-old female. He was arraigned before a district judge and released on $5,000 unsecured bail.
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nancy scholz/SPECIAL TO THE times news Tamaqua's Bo Rottet lays up a shot over Salisbury's Tevon Weber.
BETHLEHEM It wasn't until Tamaqua's Schuylkill League championship game loss against Pottsville that the Raiders thought a state appearance was within reach. In Friday's District 11 Class AAA consolation game against Salisbury, the Raiders saw that come to fruition, making program history along the way.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Lupcho
Lisa Armano, daughter of John and Lorraine Armano of North Andover, Massachusetts, and Paul L. Lupcho of Northampton, son of Paul and Malinda Lupcho of Palmerton, were united in marriage on Oct. 18, 2014, at St. Michael Parish in North Andover. The Rev. Kevin Deeley officiated the double-ring ceremony. Given in marriage by her father, the bride chose Kristin Tedesco of Lawrenceville, New Jersey, to be her maid of honor. Bridesmaids included Carrie Leary of North Andover, and Jennifer Fernandez...
Oscar spread the largesse at the 87th Academy Awards last Sunday. Thematically, Oscar again typically voted for disease ("The Theory Of Everything," "Still Alice") and dysfunction ("Birdman," "Whiplash," "Boyhood"). The big categories went to "Birdman," which received four gold statues for Picture, Director (Alejandro Inarritu), Original Screenplay (Inarritu, Nicolas Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Armando Bo) and Cinematography (Emmanuel Lubezki, a two-year in a row recipient, following "...