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  • 2 Grammy winners sell out one area venue; classic rock act cancels at another

     
    Two Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriters have sold out at one area venue, and a classic rock act has canceled a show at another. Mary Chapin Carpenter and Shawn Colvin, who each have had No. 1 songs and between them have had......
  • Hot young country music band announced as Allentown Fair's third headliner

     
    A young country music group that had a single that sold 4 million copies and won Best New Artist award from both the Academy of Country Music and Country Music Association has been announced as the latest headliner for Allentown......
  • First batch of District 11 baseball power-point rankings released

     
    The first batch of unofficial District 11 baseball power-point rankings compiled by Pottsville Republican-Herald sports editor Leroy Boyer features teams from four different leagues holding top spots. Liberty (Lehigh Valley Conference) is atop the Class...
  • Hot heavy metal parody band, prototypical shock rocker to play Sands Event Center

     
    A wildly entertaining heavy metal parody group and the prototypical shock rocker and will play the new Sands Bethlehem Event Center, it was just announced. The venue also has officially announced the July 25 show by theatrical rocker Meat Loaf......
  • District 11 baseball rankings: Down to crunch time

     
    The latest District 11 baseball rankings, complete with a breakdown of scenarios for the bubble teams, have been released. The teams at the top are familiar. Liberty remains in the lead in Class 4A, with Pottsville (3A), Salisbury (2A) and......
  • District 11 baseball ratings update

     
    With three weeks left in the high school baseball regular season, eight teams have already locked up District 11 playoff berths. A bunch of others could join them with good weeks this week, provided the rain moves out of the......
  • Hope, Streisel top seeds at SL track meet

     
    Tamaqua’s Kayla Hope and Christine Streisel are top seeds in three events each for the Schuylkill League meet, which is at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Blue Mountain High School. Pottsville’s Paige Stoner also is a top seed in three events,......
  • Groundbreaking prog rockers to play Sands Bethlehem Event Center

     
    A groundbreaking English progressive rock band that over the past 40 years has produced 13 gold and platinum albums and a half-dozen Top 40 hits will play at Sands Bethlehem Event Center in July, it was just announced. Yes, which......
  • Track records, area bests and Colonial showdowns

     
    Palmerton boys and girls won Friday’s 4th annual Olympian Invitational at Jim Thorpe, but there were plenty of individuals from several schools who set records. Here’s a breakdown of who did what. INVITE AND STADIUM RECORDS Girls Jessica...
  • Pearson, Chikotas among track record setters

     
    Despite the continued chilly weather, it’s been a banner couple of weeks for several area track & field athletes. Bangor’s Bryan Pearson and Saucon Valley’s Elizabeth Chikotas have been particularly busy in rewriting school and...
  • Rock Hall of Shame -- er, Fame -- announces inductees

     
    The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame should be the Rock and Roll Hall of Shame. The hall announced its 2012 inductees today, and some of its choices are beyond the usually shake-your-head-it’s-so-bad choice of putting ABBA in a couple......
  • District 11 rankings midway through regular season

     
    High school football’s second half of the regular season starts this weekend. In the Colonial League, it is the beginning of the playoffs in the North Division. Four unbeatens battling for a league title and playoff berths collide in Week......