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SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS A single-engine plane crashed in a soybean field in Gilbert Thursday. The pilot was able to walk away from the crash.
Richard and Marilyn Kreger were enjoying a peaceful early evening sitting on their front porch, along Kreger Road in Gilbert about 6:50 p.m.Thursday. Suddenly they saw their son-in-law, Scott Rohrbach and a friend, racing toward a soybean field in front of their home. That's when they noticed something bright yellow in the field. Rohrbach had seen a small plane crash in the field, and he and his friend ran to see if they could offer any aid.
A traffic stop in McAdoo on Aug. 4 resulted in citations for an 18-year-old West Hazleton man. Carmen Beltrami was stopped at 3:22 a.m. for driving a vehicle with a cracked driver's side taillight. The officer noted an odor of alcohol and observed several signs of possible intoxication while speaking with Beltrami. The driver was given, and failed, field sobriety tests and was then transported to a hospital for blood tests. Results of those tests show a blood-alcohol content of 0.072 percent.
Northwestern and Lehighton both posted wins in golf action Thursday. The Tigers defeated Palmerton while the Indians downed Jim Thorpe. GOLF Palmerton- Northwestern Northwestern posted a 426-484 Colonial League win over Palmerton. No other information on the match was submitted to the Times News. Jim Thorpe-Lehighton Lehighton cruised past Jim Thorpe in Schuylkill League play, 360-472. Jordan Knappenberger shot an 81 to lead the Indians (2-3). Cody Semmel and Nick McGeehan each carded 89s in...
Mr. and Mrs. Drew Kohan
Erica Beth VanDusen of Annapolis, Maryland, and Drew Dominic Kohan, also of Annapolis, were united in marriage on June 6, 2014, at Anne Arundel Courthouse in Annapolis. The double ring ceremony was officiated by County Clerk Robert P. Duckworth. The wedding was attended by the couple's parents and siblings. A wedding luncheon was held at the couple's home in Annapolis, followed by a wedding trip to Nags Head, North Carolina. The bride is the daughter of Ralph and Beth VanDusen of Glens Falls,...
This drawing by Randolph Rabenold of Lehighton shows a street scene. Rabenold, a retired Jim Thorpe teacher, will be feted at an art show Sunday from 1-4 p.m. at the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe.
The art work of Randolph "Randy" Rabenold, who taught art in the Jim Thorpe School District for 37 years, will be displayed in a special event Sunday at the Mauch Chunk Opera House. The show, honoring Rabenold, will be 1-4 p.m. Rabenold turns 84 this month. His daughter-in-law Kim Rabenold said, "The Randy Rabenold Art Show will exhibit the collective works of local area educator, known to many as a living legend and an inspiration to many who have pursued art in their life, Milan Melicharek,...