The snow has finally disappeared from outdoor basketball courts, and area residents are quick to take advantage of the recent surge of warm weather. Wearing shorts and T-shirts, apparel usually worn in spring and summer, are, from left, Ryan Christman, Tim Resh and Cody Zastko, all of Lehighton, as they enjoy a game of hoops at the Lehighton Community Grove basketball court. Spring is still nearly two weeks away, but warmer weather has finally arrived after months of bitter cold temperatures and several snowstorms.