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A Carbon County man was sentenced to a state prison term in the county court after pleading guilty to escape, theft from a motor vehicle and retail theft. Aaron Jason Scott Jr., 24, of Lehighton, was sentenced by President Judge Roger N. Nanovic II to serve a total of 12 to 18 months in a state correctional institution.
An expired license plate led to a jail stay for a Tamaqua man on May 21. Tamaqua police were on patrol on Pine Street at 12:40 a.m. when the officer observed a blue 2001 GMC with an expired registration. The license plate had expired in February. A records check confirmed the registration had not been renewed. The officer followed the truck, with activated emergency lights, until it came to a stop near the intersection of Pleasant Row and West Elm Street. The driver was identified as Michael...
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Tigers' Haddad to attend Moravian College
Northwestern's George Haddad will continue his academic and football career at Moravian College. Haddad was a three-year letterwinner for the Tigers an an offensive and defensive lineman. He earned First Team Colonial League honors at offensive tackle and Second Team honors at defensive end. He was also named the Times News Offensive Lineman of the Year. Haddad, who also played basketball, is planning to major in business. He is the son of Steven and Eileen Haddad. @Breif.Head:NW's Breininger...
Healthy eating for kids
If you're the parent, grandparent or caregiver of a young child, you know that kids can be picky eaters. Eating healthy foods during the first years is important for several reasons. Their rapidly growing bodies need good nutrition, and eating habits learned now will likely follow children into their adult lives.
Annie Leibovitz/Vanity Fair via AP This photo taken by Annie Leibovitz exclusively for Vanity Fair shows the cover of the magazine's July 2015 issue featuring Bruce Jenner debuting as a transgender woman named Caitlyn Jenner.
NEW YORK Bruce Jenner's transition is complete. "Call me Caitlyn," declares a headline on the July cover of Vanity Fair, with a photo of a long-haired Jenner in a strapless corset, legs crossed, sitting on a stool. The image was shot by famed celeb photographer Annie Leibovitz. Inside, more images depict Caitlyn in gold lame, a black bustier and an off-the-shoulder gown showing off ample cleavage.