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It’s not how you start; it’s how you finish.

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Mark Rosenberger wasn’t the least bit worried.

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The family of a Valley Stream, New York, man who drowned Sept. 1 while rafting on the Lehigh River,...

 

On Wednesday afternoon, workers lugged a well-crafted, solid wood conference table from Commissioners’ Chairman George F. Halcovage Jr.’s office...

 

The state is requiring all counties to update their electronic voting machines by next year, and Carbon County officials...

 

Without hesitation, indeed with great enthusiasm, economic development and business professionals in Schuylkill and Carbon counties unanimously agree that...

 

 

 



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Tamaqua police released information on three recent disturbance calls.

Mandi S. Gossman, 37, of New Tripoli, was cited in two...

Pocono Mountain Regional police reported investigating what they are calling an attempted home invasion incident that was reported around 11...

State police at the Lehighton barracks reported on the following incidents:

• Police said a person wanted on an outstanding...

A Lansford woman is facing charges after she brought fentanyl and meth into the Carbon County Correctional Facility.

Charmain Alyssa...

The construction zone off Route 248 in Palmerton was the scene of a three-vehicle crash at 11:20 a.m. Saturday, state...



Sports

Northwestern relied on a conservative, run the ball down the opponent’s throat offense during the first half of the season....

 

Mark Rosenberger wasn’t the least bit worried.

In the Jim Thorpe stands and on the sidelines, however, he may...

The sounds were unmistakable.

They’ve also become quite familiar.

As the door swung open, cheers filled the air and Pat...

FOUNTAIN SPRINGS – Talk about the undercurrent and you can talk about Lehighton’s football team.

The Indians can’t seem to...

 

It’s not how you start; it’s how you finish.

After clinging to a two-point lead at halftime, Palmerton dominated...



Arts & Lifestyle

 

If you want to sell me a magazine, or get me to click on a webpage, just throw a...

NEW YORK (AP) — In the years after Steve Perry left Journey, he didn’t sing for anyone — not even...

Mr. and Mrs. Adam “Mickey” Holota of Coaldale recently celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary.

They were married at St. John’s...

I remember the road to nowhere in Berks County.

For many years I routinely passed through the Reading area on...

By Pattie Mihalik

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When I was a kid, I loved hearing my dad talk about his childhood.

One of...



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HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Corrections Department announced Friday it will screen books donated to state prison inmates for drugs as...

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — A family can begin to grieve after officials confirmed Friday the death of a 79-year-old...

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate remained flat in September at a nearly two-decade low, as payrolls rose to a...

 

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — No one won the latest Mega Millions drawing, meaning the jackpot climbs to a...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Mega Millions jackpot has soared to an estimated $1 billion, as the second-largest lottery...



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