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  • District 11 baseball rankings heading into league tournaments

     
    With rain drenching the area, today's Colonial League and Lehigh Valley Conference semifinals are a lock to be postponed. Whenever the league tournaments begin, teams will have more than league titles at stake. Pen Argyl and Salisbury are the top......
  • Pirate Invitational track meet is Saturday at Palisades

     
    The 2012 track & field season begins Saturday morning. The sixth annual Pirate Invitational at Palisades High School starts at 8:45 on the eight-lane, all-weather surface. Schools participating are host Palisades, Tamaqua, Souderton, New Hope, Jim Thorpe,...
  • The Saw Doctors: Here are 10 things their show at Penn's Peak was

     
    Irish rockers The Saw Doctors’ concert Friday at Penn’s Peak near Jim Thorpe was a lot of things – understandable, since the band played an astonishing 26 songs in a solid two hours. Here are 10 of the things the......
  • Annual Pocono Raceway Festival to bring free music to downtown Stroudsburg this weekend

     
    Eighteen music acts – including a Rolling Stones Tribute Band, an AC/DC tribute band and a favorite northeastern Pennsylvania alt-rocker – will play on three stages in downtown Stroudsburg on Saturday, June 9. And it will all be free. The........
  • Lehigh Valley #Fish Report for Fri., June 8, 2012

     
    Just a note to say that even though National Get Outdoors Day is Sunday, the programs going on at Blue Marsh Lake are taking place on Saturday. All the times previously mentioned are the same. The festivities open with a hike at 8 a.m. from the Lakeview...
  • PIAA Track final update: Hopes, Pearson are 2nd, Hassler 4th

     
    Silver is the color early on at the PIAA Track & Field Championships. Bangor's Bryan Pearson grabbed a silver medal in the 3A discus with a best throw of 179 feet, 6 inches. He was seeded fourth after throwing 178-6......
  • Two late-1970s hitmakers to play Sands Bethlehem Event Center -- together

     
    Two late 1970s acts that between them have sold 35 million albums and had 14 Top 30 albums and 14 Top 30 hits will play at the new Sands Bethlehem Event Center, the venue announced this morning. Ted Nugent, known......
  • 1960s British rocker, 1980s pop band to share stage at Musikfest

     
    A 1960 British rocker and a 1980s pop-rock band have just been announced as the latest headliner for Bethlehem’s Musikfest festival. Joe Cocker, who played at the Woodstock festival in 1969 and had hits in the 1960s, ‘70s and ‘80s,......
  • Moravian women are Play 4Kay winners

     
    The Moravian College women’s basketball team is the NCAA Division III winner of the 2012 Kay Yow Cancer Fund Play 4Kay Contest. The contest is an effort to reward participating teams in the Play 4Kay who also are raising funds......
  • Monroe County Lawmaker Says He'll Foot The Bill For Lawsuit Challenging PA School Funding Formula.

     
    You Can Say A Lot Of Things ... ... about state Rep. Mario Scavello, but the one thing you can't say is that the Pocono-area Republican has a problem saying what's on his mind. This morning, Scavello, R-Monroe, put his......
  • Words from Wings' drummer: Denny Seiwell talks Paul McCartney, area upbringing and new jazz trio

     
    When Lehighton native Denny Seiwell left the tiny Carbon County town for a burgeoning career as a drummer in the lodges of the Poconos, then the clubs of New York City, jazz was his music of choice. He played with......
  • Hit 1970s country folk band reschedules concert at area venue

     
    A hit 1970s country folk band has rescheduled a concert it was to perform this week at an area venue. The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band was scheduled for a show June 2 at Penn’s Peak near Jim Thorpe, but has......