Legendary Palmerton basketball player and longtime Blue Ridge Communications TV-13 basketball announcer Bob Mlkvy died this weekend. Mlkvy turned 77 on Feb. 5.
Mlkvy scored 1,925 points in his career at Palmerton, the most by any boys player in school history. He earned All-State honors twice and led the Blue Bombers to the state championship game. He went on to star at the University of Pennsylvania, where he was the team’s MVP for two seasons. In 2014, he was inducted into the Pennsylvania...
Gregory Michael Muffley, 32, of 286 Lofty Road, McAdoo was cited by Tamaqua police after an incident on June 29.
Officers were dispatched to Patterson Street for a disturbance at 3:11 p.m. They spoke with two women who said Muffley came to the home in a rage, yelling and screaming, kicking and pounding the front door. He left when police were called.
He received citations for criminal mischief and disorderly conduct.
Jim Thorpe belted seven home runs in a Panther Valley Little League Tournament rout of Franklin Township.
PV 11-12 Tournament
James Lordi and Jared Joyce both belted three home runs to lead Jim Thorpe to a 19-4 victory over Franklin Township in an 11-12 year-old tournament game.
In addition to his home run barrage, Joyce also added a double. Anthony Voto chipped in three hits for Thorpe, including a home run.
Lordi was the winning pitcher in the four-inning,...
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Zickler of Nesquehoning will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on July 23. They were united in marriage by the Rev. Mario Daniel in SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Lehighton.
Mrs. Zickler is the former Carol Getz, daughter of the late Fred and Ann Getz of Lehighton. Her husband is the son of the late Ed and Anne Zickler of Nesquehoning.
Blues Traveler lands at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe at 8 p.m. July 29.
After selling millions of records and logging thousands of miles on the road, Grammy award-winning band Blues Traveler continues to chart new musical directions as evident on their latest recording, “Blow Up The Moon.”
A clever collaboration between various artists, “Blow Up the Moon” sees Blues Traveler keeping an open-minded perspective on making music and enlists an eclectic mix of songwriters...