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The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission extended the planned release of its final environmental impact statement on the proposed PennEast pipeline by almost two months. According to an updated timeline released Monday, the statement can now be expected by April 7 instead of by Feb. 17. “Due to additional environmental information filed by PennEast and certain state agencies, the commission staff requires more time to analyze all the environmental data and prepare the final EIS,”...
A Schuylkill County woman is the victim of access device fraud. State police at Frackville said a 49-year-old woman from New Castle Township reported someone used her MasterCard to make 10 unauthorized purchases at either Target or Checkers store in Florida. The purchases made at the Target store were conducted over the telephone. It is unknown at this time how the criminal obtain the victim’s credit card information.
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Three Phantoms received their jerseys for the upcoming all-star game. From left are Phantoms executive vice president Chris Porreca, Taylor Leier, T.J. Brennan, AHL president David Andrews, and Jordan Weal. Photo courtesy of JustSports Photography
The Phantoms reached the midway point of the season Friday night, playing their 38th game of the season, and beating Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 5-3 to put their record at 26-10-2. In addition to the win over the Penguins, Lehigh Valley added a key win over Hershey Sunday on the road, but suffered a 9-1 loss to Providence, their worst defeat of the season. The games against division foes left Lehigh Valley with sole possession of second place in the Atlantic Division, seven points behind the Penguins...
Q. I know lead poisoning is a danger to children, but what effect does it have on adults? It’s true that children are more vulnerable to lead poisoning than adults because lead is more easily absorbed by growing bodies. The tissue of children also is more sensitive to lead’s damaging effects. However, adults can suffer from lead exposure. Lead can affect many parts of your body, but the primary victim is the nervous system, which can be weakened by exposure to this metal.
Penn’s Peak, in Jim Thorpe, will welcome back Umphrey’s McGee at 8 p.m. Jan. 22. After more than 18 years of performing over 100 concerts annually, releasing nine studio albums and selling more than 4.2 million tracks online, this band might be forgiven if they chose to rest on their laurels.