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A woman reported missing in West Penn Township Monday has been found. Schuylkill County dispatchers confirmed that the search for the missing 64-year-old woman was successful, and that she was found safe. The woman was reported missing from the Pines of West Penn. She was believed to have been missing since 4 a.m. Monday. Police said she is 5 feet tall and weighs 160 pounds. She was last seen wearing a light blue coat. West Penn police fire and volunteers as well as a state police helicopter...
Tamaqua police have filed charges against Jerry Feathers, 58, of 218 Washington St., Tamaqua, after an incident on Clay Street on Feb. 18. Officers spoke with two victims who said Feathers entered their home despite earlier warnings that he wasn’t welcome. Once inside the home Feathers argued with the residents then head butted one of them in the face. Feathers then bit the man’s chest and scratched his neck. Once they were able to push Feathers outside the victims locked the door and called...
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Four area wrestlers golden
BETHLEHEM – Ryan Farber got his third. Jared Mooney and Caleb Clymer their second. And Tanner McHugh his first. While the number of titles was disparate, the significance certainly wasn’t. The quartet of top seeds delivered Saturday night at Liberty High School’s Memorial Gymnasium with District 11 Class 2A championships. “It’s awesome,” said Mooney. “Just to have that experience, and be able to live it, it’s surreal.”
Justin Timberlake, left, and Jessica Biel arrive at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) Copyright - 2017 Invision
Awarding the Best Picture Oscar to “La La Land” instead of “Moonlight” might not have been the only flub of Sunday night’s Academy Awards ceremony. According to some viewers, Dakota Johnson’s gold, strong-shouldered gown by Gucci was a flop. “Dakota was a HUGE miss,” said Allison Hart. Soraya Gimenez said she “hated” it. Cindy Winegar also called it a miss. Other dresses getting Winegar’s thumbs-down were worn by Faye Dunaway, Janelle Monae, Ginnifer Goodwin, Leslie Mann and Octavia Spencer.
NEW YORK (AP) — Alden Ehrenreich has taken control of the Millennium Falcon. The Han Solo "Star Wars" spin-off has begun production. The Walt Disney Co. announced Tuesday that shooting began at London's Pinewood Studios on Monday. To kick off the untitled Han Solo movie, the studio released a photo of the cast at the controls of the Millennium Falcon. Ehrenreich, who plays a younger version of Harrison Ford's iconic smuggler, is seated amid cast members including Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke...