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The annual “Out of the Darkness” walk has two common denominators since its inception three years ago: a great turnout of people and rain.

‘Equalizer 2’ squeaks past ‘Mamma Mia 2’ and takes top spot ‘Equalizer 2’ squeaks past ‘Mamma Mia 2’ and takes top spot 0
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In the battle of two very different sequels at the box office this weekend, Denzel Washington’s action pic “The Equalizer 2” has narrowly

Woman injured in motorcycle crash in Ryan Twp. Woman injured in motorcycle crash in Ryan Twp. 0

A woman was injured Sunday afternoon  in a crash in Ryan township. The crash occurred on Tuscarora Mountain Road, just south of Route 54.

Former Eagles kicker Akers holds special kicking clinic during 570 Camp at Lehighton Former Eagles kicker Akers holds special kicking clinic during 570 Camp at Lehighton 0
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They were the moments David Akers would never forget.

Franklin couple bikes 80 miles on D&L Trail to celebrate 80th birthdays Franklin couple bikes 80 miles on D&L Trail to celebrate 80th birthdays 0
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t an age when many of their contemporaries have long since called it a day, Nancy and George Markley continue to buck the trend.

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The annual “Out of the Darkness” walk has two common denominators since its inception three years ago: a great turnout...

The National Weather Service has issued an advisory for heavy rain throughout the week.

Showers and thunderstorms will contain very...

Two people were killed separate crashes over the weekend in Schuylkill County.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said the first...

Seemingly unrelated calls for a hit-and-run accident and a suspicious vehicle on July 16 in Tamaqua turned out to be...

A woman was injured Sunday afternoon  in a crash in Ryan township. The crash occurred on Tuscarora Mountain Road, just...



Police Logs

State police at Frackville reported investigating a rear-end crash at 12:20 p.m. Saturday along Route 901 at the on-ramp to...

State police at Fern Ridge have reported on the following traffic incidents:

• No one was hurt when a vehicle...

Crista J. Mehringer, 43, of Stroudsburg, sustained what state police at the Fern Ridge barracks called suspected serious injuries in...

Area police reported on the following incidents of retail theft:

• George R. Shepherdson, 47, of Rhododendron Road, Jim Thorpe,...

Seemingly unrelated calls for a hit-and-run accident and a suspicious vehicle on July 16 in Tamaqua turned out to be...



Sports

They were the moments David Akers would never forget.

Long before he was an All-Pro kicker for the Philadelphia Eagles,...

The Times News honored its Male and Female Athletes of the Year at a banquet at Penn’s Peak on Wednesday,...

Brian “Pip” Rehrig will be one of the inductees into the 2018 Jim Thorpe Area Sports Hall of Fame.

Upon...

July 21, 1978 — Palmerton’s Phil McGarry catches a 33-yard touchdown pass from East Stroudsburg’s Todd Repsher to help the...

Many of my junior high students accuse me of asking trick questions and in a sense that’s true. But every...



Arts & Lifestyle

In the battle of two very different sequels at the box office this weekend, Denzel Washington’s action pic “The Equalizer...

The Lansford miracle that was nearly lost to time has resurfaced thanks to local author Jeannie Paslawsky.

In her first...

The Associated Press

Designer Lee Broom was vacationing at a friend’s house in the Cotswolds, an idyllic bit of rural...

The great attraction in growing perennial flowers is that you never have to replant them, at least in theory. This...

When your father is a professional drummer in a hair metal rock band, it’s probably not all that unusual to...



Contests and Promotions

Nation & World

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Harsh drought conditions in parts of the American West are pushing wild horses to the...

A private inspector said Saturday that he warned the company operating duck boats on a Missouri lake about design flaws...

LOCKPORT, New York (AP) — The surveillance system that has kept watch on students entering Lockport schools for over a...

TORONTO (AP) — A man walked along a Toronto street firing a handgun into restaurants and cafes, shooting 14 people...

MEDIA, Pa. (AP) — A suburban Philadelphia borough council member has been convicted of bribery and theft in what prosecutors...



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