Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Franklin Township has filed a civil complaint seeking an injunction to stop the 19th annual Lehighton Bike Night activities, scheduled for this Saturday at 1500 Rock St., in the township. The action was filed in the county court late last week against Lloyd Otto LLC, doing business as Riders Resort, 21 S. Ninth St., Allentown, and the property located at 1500 Rock St. The township claims in its action that the defendant does not have zoning variances to hold the event and was told it does not...
A driver was cited following a one-vehicle crash that occurred at 7:30 a.m. Friday, along Forest Inn Road in Lower Towamensing Township, Carbon County. State police at Lehighton said Christopher C. Green, 37, of Palmerton, was driving a 1995 GMC truck southbound at a speed too fast for conditions when he attempted to stop for a school bus. He swerved his vehicle and struck a tree along the west side of the road. The impact caused the vehicle to roll over to rest on its driver’s side.
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Emily Miller (left) and Sarah Bradley (13) of Lehighton combine for a hit at the net as Palmerton’s Kayla Nothstein and Brennah Bates (right) defend. RON GOWER/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS
In the real world, the metaphorical David doesn’t always beat Goliath. Sure, it sometimes happens. But this wasn’t the case Saturday when the newly formed Palmerton volleyball team faced the talented, experienced and likely district-bound Lehighton Indians. The Indians won easily, 25-11, 25-5, 25-7. In the second game, Lehighton’s Emily Haberman served during a 17-point run, giving the Tribe a 17-2 lead. Late in the third game, with Lehighton ahead 14-7, senior Vanessa Ahner served for the 11...
A free car seat check, sponsored by Kid Zone/Blue Mountain Health System, Lehighton Police and the Pennsylvania State Police will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Lehighton Police Station, 124 S. Third St. in Lehighton. Results from previous car seat safety checks have shown that four out of five car seats are used incorrectly. Learn how to install your child’s car seat correctly so yours is not one of them.
“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.