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The 97th annual West End Fair opened Sunday afternoon and got off to a great start with quarter midget racing in the main arena, followed

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Crews prepare to replace a traffic signal pole at the Five Points intersection in Tamaqua Monday morning.

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The West End Fair has a new queen — Katarina Frantz.

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West Broad Street in Tamaqua is still closed at the Wabash Creek Bridge construction site but an out-of-state truck became the first to dr

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Two people were seriously injured Sunday

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The 97th annual West End Fair opened Sunday afternoon and got off to a great start with quarter midget racing...

State money allocated for security improvements in Pennsylvania’s school districts may not be available until 2019.

During a conference call...

Tuesday was a double-edged sword for victims of sexual abuse.

More than 1,000 victims referenced in a grand jury report...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal authorities have announced a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a Pennsylvania man...

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis issued a letter to Catholics around the world Monday condemning the crime of priestly...



Police Logs

A Philadelphia man who stole a pair of bicycles, tools and other items in several counties is in prison.

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Tamaqua police released information on recent cases involving bad checks and retail thefts.

• Teresa Maresca, 53, of Orwigsburg Street,...

A Saylorsburg man has been charged with rape.

John Hill, 46, faces charges of criminal attempt — rape; criminal attempt...

McAdoo police released information on recent traffic stops.

• James Carroll III, 42, of Summit Hill and Stacey Miletto, 42,...

A Nazareth man who admitted to police that he ”shot up” with drugs before police’s arrival at a crash scene...



Sports

August 20, 1983 — Bob Thomas betters a field of 119 runners in 90-degree heat to capture first place at...

LONG POND (AP) — IndyCar driver Robert Wickens is being treated for injuries to his lower extremities, right arm and...

 

The 2018 golf season will feature new head coaches at Lehighton and Tamaqua.

 

JIM THORPE

COMING BACK ......

Tamaqua and Marian posted golf wins on Friday.

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Lehighton-Tamaqua

Tamaqua posted a 378-444 Schuylkill League Division I victory over...



Arts & Lifestyle

Marywood University’s Audiology Clinic is accepting used hearing aids for those in need. Donations can be dropped off at the...

Back-to-school shopping is big business.

According to Credit Card Insider, 29 million households across the U.S. will spend around $27.6...

Students are heading back to school soon, which means parents are heading to the store.

And just like Christmas shopping...

NEW YORK (AP) — Aretha Franklin’s funeral will be held Aug. 31 in her hometown of Detroit.

The late singer’s...

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Who was it that figured bacon goes with eggs, peanut butter with jelly or that hot...



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Nation & World

Six Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania joined the list this week of those around the U.S. that have been forced...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former CIA Director John Brennan said Sunday that he is considering taking legal action to try to...

MISSOULA, Montana (AP) — A wildfire in Montana’s Glacier National Park is forcing more evacuations and has burned within a...

Concerned that expanded sports gambling will bring additional costs for ensuring their games are on the up-and-up, college athletic departments...

ISTANBUL (AP) — Unknown attackers fired shots at a security booth outside the U.S. Embassy in Turkey’s capital early Monday,...



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