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If students are taught the importance of protecting the environment as youngsters, then they’re more likely to put it into practice as adu

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It’s been an hour since Alma Cordova of Brodheadsville was supposed to be picked up by the Pocono Pony at West End Physical Therapy in Kre

Tamaqua’s ‘Night of Honors’ speakers announced Tamaqua’s ‘Night of Honors’ speakers announced 0
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Quick start lifts Bombers Quick start lifts Bombers 0
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Brian Taschler wanted to see his baseball team finish strong.

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This isn’t your childhood train set, but it could be a pretty spot-on representation of the town you grew up in.

Local

Magisterial District judges William J. Kissner of Palmerton and Eric M. Schrantz of Jim Thorpe were again certified for service...

West White Bear Drive in Summit Hill was closed  due to a crash involving utility lines. The crash occurred about 4:30...

Schuylkill-Carbon Lodge 13, Fraternal Order of Police, is not currently soliciting donations from area businesses and residents.

Several businesses reportedly...

Schuylkill County has spent $199,370 so far this year to house overflow inmates in other counties.

As the county works...

Several residents attended Tamaqua’s council meeting this week to ask if a crime watch group could be started again in...



Police Logs

NORTH CENTRE TOWNSHIP — A 7-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by a 29-year-old man in 2012, according to court documents....

Two Reading men had 1½ pounds of methamphetamine, worth about $68,100, in their car when they were pulled over in...

Police reported on the following incidents:

• A Schuylkill County driver sustained a minor injury in a one-vehicle crash that...

State police at Frackville reported investigating a one-vehicle crash at 7:31 a.m. Monday along Interstate 81 in Ryan Township, Schuylkill...

A Carbon County man is facing charges following an incident that occurred in March in Beaver Meadows.

State police at...



Sports

Brian Taschler wanted to see his baseball team finish strong.

The Blue Bombers made sure their coach got what he...

Panther Valley’s baseball team and Northwestern’s softball squad both posted walk-off wins on Friday.

BASEBALL

Tamaqua-Lehighton

Logan Pagotto had two...

The biggest football tease of the year is here once again with the annual spring college football season. Most teams...

Sometimes, all it takes is a crack of the bat to change the outlook of a game. On Friday afternoon,...

Three Schuylkill League track meets all resulted in split decisions Wednesday, as Jim Thorpe, Tamaqua and Marian girls teams were...



Arts & Lifestyle

 

This isn’t your childhood train set, but it could be a pretty spot-on representation of the town you grew...

The Shenandoah Valley High School Drama Club will present the musical comedy “Hello Dolly” at 7 p.m. April 27 and...

The Pocono Arts Council will present the Members’ Exhibition 2018, May 4-26. This celebration of members’ creativity is an annual...

The Lehighton Area Heritage Alliance will host the third annual Lehighton Cemetery walk from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday. The...

The Northern Lehigh Writers’ Group meets the second and fourth Thursday of each month at 1 p.m. to discuss subjects...



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Nation & World

NANTICOKE (AP) — A judge has acquitted a Pennsylvania state trooper accused of groping a 9-year-old girl, citing the girl's...

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Criminal penalties for hazing would become more severe under a bill — approved Wednesday by the...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — U.S. airline regulators have ordered inspections on engine fan blades like the one that snapped off a...

BETHLEHEM — Authorities say a dispute over bologna and cheese at a Pennsylvania rooming house ended in a stabbing that...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Southwest Airlines jet blew an engine at 32,000 feet and got hit by shrapnel that smashed...



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