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EASTON (AP) A Pennsylvania judge has denied a defense request to throw out drug delivery charges against a former college professor. The Morning Call in Allentown reports (http://bit.ly/2bRSAgN ) the judge ruled against Tara Bealer on Monday. Police say Bealer sold a total of 22 bags of heroin to an informant three times in January. Bealer's attorney unsuccessfully tried to subpoena the judge who authorized a police raid of her house. The defense says the informant was Bealer's former boyfriend...
Palmerton police are looking for a hit-and-driver involved in an incident Friday morning. Police said around 6:30 a.m., a silver Honda Accord, model year between 2013 and 2016, struck a parked vehicle in the 200 block of Delaware Avenue and fled the scene. The Honda was driven by a female, police said. Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call police at 610-826-4055.
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Pleasant Valley’s Mark Cisluycis checks out his club before stepping up to the tee. BOB FORD/TIMES NEWS
The 2016 scholastic golf season got underway last week. Eight schools in the Times News coverage area will field teams this season. Among the changes this season will be a pair of new coaches as Mike Chapman takes over at Jim Thorpe and Brian Kaminski steps in at Weatherly. By contrast, Marian’s Len Brylewski is the veteran among area golf coaches as he begins his 24th season in charge of the Colt program. PALMERTON
In this photo provided by The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases shows a healthy volunteer receiving the NIAID Zika virus investigational DNA vaccine as part of an early-stage trial to test the vaccine’s safety and immunogenicity. This is the first administration of this vaccine in a human. THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ALLERGY AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES VIA AP Copyright - Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistribu
WASHINGTON — Wanted: Volunteers willing to be infected with the Zika virus for science. It may sound bizarre, but researchers are planning just such a study — this winter, when mosquitoes aren’t biting — to help speed development of much-needed Zika vaccines. The quest for a vaccine began less than a year ago as Brazil’s massive outbreak revealed that Zika, once dismissed as a nuisance virus, can harm a fetus’ brain if a woman is infected during pregnancy.
Rock, folk, country, blues — you want it, you got it. There’s a terrific lineup of entertainment coming up at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe. Make sure to mark your calendars. • Aug. 19, The Smithereens and Martha Davis and The Motels, 8 p.m. • Aug. 24, Ted Nugent, 8 p.m. • Sept. 9, Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers, 8 p.m. • Sept. 10, Dwight Yoakam, 8 p.m. • Sept. 29, Trace Adkins, 8 p.m. • Sept. 30, Jim Breuer, 8 p.m.