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A 12-year-old Schuylkill County boy was struck by a vehicle and seriously injured on Monday. State police at Frackville said the incident occurred about 4:20 p.m. at the intersection of Coal and Pine streets, in the village of Cumbola, Blythe Township. Troopers said the boy was traveling downhill on Pine Street (east direction), operating a nonmotorized plastic purple toy scooter while Herman Garcia, 18, of Reading, driving a 1999 Honda Accord, was southbound on Coal Street.
Rush Township police are investigating a hit-and-run crash that damaged a rock planter. The incident was reported to have happened sometime on Sunday when a vehicle struck the planter located at Physical Therapy Specialists, 219 Claremont Avenue (Route 309). Anyone with information concerningt his incident is asked to call police at 570-668-4242.
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mike feifel/times news Franklin Township's Frank Bokan stretches to take a throw as Rafael D. Santos of Hazleton/Hazle Township starts his slide into second base.
Franklin Township couldn't have asked for a better start to the opening round of the District 4 13-15 Babe Ruth tournament. Combining a potent offense with a solid pitching performance, Glenn Hibbler's squad rolled to an 11-1 victory over Hazleton/Hazle Township Sunday night at Christman Field. The winners return to action this evening at 7:30 against Valley.
Stacey Solt/Special to the Times News Samantha Stuckley, a 2015 graduate of Lehighton Area High School, is part of a growing number of high school students waiting to make their final college decisions until summer. Stuckley began applying to colleges in the fall of her senior year and was accepted to three schools, but plans to apply to at least two more colleges this summer before making a final decision. She plans to start college this fall.
Samantha Stuckley, a 2015 graduate of Lehighton Area High School, didn't expect to spend her summer applying to colleges. Stuckley began applying to schools last fall as a senior in high school. She applied to four colleges and was accepted to three. But as the school year came to a close and it was time to make a final decision, she began doing more research and found more schools that offer her intended major of small animal science. She expects to apply to at least two additional colleges...
You'd think they would've learned. Not when there was the possibility of another record-breaking box office blockbuster. When "Jurassic Park" was released June 11, 1993, (becoming the then highest-grossing movie to date with $350 million domestically), it changed the way special effects movies were made. Stop-motion animation was considered for "Jurassic Park." computer generated imagery, in one of its most extensive uses at the time, was chosen. Thus, the Industrial Light and Magic era dawned.