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With only one more day to go before the opening of the Carbon County Fair, the Lions clubs were scurrying around attending to last minute details. Venders arrived at the grounds in Little Gap Saturday, as committee members posted signs, hooked up electric, erected tents and secured pens for livestock. The seven area Lions and Lioness Clubs started running the fair 1999. Bob Silliman of Palmerton Lions Club, an organizer since 2000, said the reason it is so successful is because the fair "gives...
For the second time in as many weeks, Tamaqua Police found Nethaniel P. Shea, 33, of New Ringgold, passed out and unresponsive in a public area. On Thursday, officers were dispatched to the area behind 401 Pine St. at 8:40 a.m. for an unresponsive male. They found Shea behind the Pine Street Pub, in a grassy area. Officers called for an ambulance for a possible overdose after noting numerous track marks on Shea's forearms.
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ap photo Kyle Busch climbs from his car after qualifying for Sunday's Pocono 400 auto race. Busch is riding a three-race NASCAR Sprint Series win streak.
LONG POND Kyle Busch is coming and fast. The Joe Gibbs Racing Driver has been the class of the field in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series over the past few weeks, stringing together three consecutive wins, and four victories in the last five races.
Cole Leroy Woodward
WOODWARD A son, Cole Leroy Woodward, was born at 11:52 a.m. July 10, 2015, in Allentown, at Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network, to Jennifer and Steven Woodward of Andreas. He weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces, and measured 20 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Dale Troxell of Andreas and the late Cindy Troxell. Paternal grandparents are Donald and Marlene Woodward of Lehighton.
"45RPM A Tribute to the '70s AM Radio Hits" at Penn's Peak has been rescheduled to 8 p.m. Oct. 24. All tickets for the concert, which was scheduled for this Friday, will be honored for the October show. The band formed in September of 2010 after six seasoned musicians found themselves stuck in a rehearsal room. They challenged each other to a game of "What's the cheesiest song you remember from the good old days of Top 40 AM radio?" The result? 45RPM. The band is know for playing note-perfect...