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  • Steve Van Buren dies at 91; Philadelphia Eagles running back

    Steve Van Buren, a Hall of Fame running back who led the Philadelphia Eagles to NFL titles in 1948 and 1949, died of pneumonia Thursday in Lancaster, Pa., the Eagles said. He was 91. The former Louisiana State star, nicknamed "Wham-Bam" for his quick and...
  • PASSINGS: Phyllis Thaxter, Ron Nelson

     PASSINGS: Phyllis Thaxter, Ron Nelson
    Phyllis Thaxter Veteran actress played Clark Kent's mother Phyllis Thaxter, 92, an actress who had an active film career in the 1940s and '50s and capped it with her portrayal of Clark Kent's mother in the 1978 version of "Superman," died Tuesday at...
  • #Fish report for Friday, July 27, 2012

     
    Last Friday was in the 60s, this Friday is supposed to be in the 90s. Wednesday was gorgeous with no humidity; Thursday and Friday were stifling with scattered storms. The water levels are still low locally, but the Lehigh River should get some relief...
  • OFF TOPIC: Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week

     
    Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. PEACH FESTIVAL When Georgia native the Allman Brothers Band decided to have the first annual Peach Music Festival, inviting all its rockin’ friends for three days of music, it chooses as the......
  • Anthracite Football League news, notes

     
    The Schuylkill County Football Coaches Associataion will be inducting the following members into its hall of fame at halftime of the annual all-star game: Schuylkill Haven's John Davis, Williams Valley's Bill Schwalm, Mahanoy Area's Joe Pilconis and...
  • Week 2 high school picks: Trying to recover from slow start

     
    It is probably one of the cliches they memorize straight from the "How to BS the media" manual, but football coaches always like to talk about how the biggest week of the season is the one in between Weeks 1 and 2. They say that the openers provide them a...
  • D-11 football classifications, predictions and more predictions

     
    While it may be hard to knock Pen Argyl and Northern Lehigh from the top perch in the Colonial League and even harder these days to get eligibility decisions upheld in these litigious times, there’s nothing that can be done......
  • #Fish Report for Sept. 6, 2012

     
    TIt’s still way too warm out to be considered fall fishing, but the rain being dropped on the area and into local streams, rivers, ponds and lakes is a welcome sign for anglers who are dreaming of fall lunker fishing. When the U.S. Army Corps of...
  • Weekend high school football TV schedule

     
    A breakdown of what's available in high school football TV coverage this weekend: SERVICE ELECTRIC TV2 still has IronPigs regular-season baseball, but Service will have live coverage of Parkland-Delaware Valley on Friday night available on Channel 50 at...
  • Week 1 high school football picks: Headin' for the mountains

     
    Can't believe another high school football season begins tonight. It was October 1979 -- I was just 18 and four months out of high school when I covered my first game for The Morning Call as a part-timer. That was what -- oh my -- 33 years ago. Where...
  • Pop-rockers show problems with older songs, promise of new ones at Penn's Peak

     
    Pop-rock band SafetySuit’s show Sunday at Penn’s Peak near Jim Thorpe suffered the same course as the pop-rock quartet’s career. And it showed the same promise, as well. SafetySuit singer Doug Brown at Penn's Peak on Sunday Photos by...
  • Former country Female Vocalist of the Year postpones area show due to illness

     
    A former Country Music Association Female Vocalist of the Year has rescheduled her show at an area venue because of “an unforeseen medical condition,” the venue has announced. Tanya Tucker, a nine-time Grammy Award nominee who has had 55 Top.....