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Fire companies are on the scene of a fire on the first block of Main Road in Weissport.

Ambulances have been called to the scene, according to scanner reports.

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Senate moderates to pitch leaders on plan to end shutdown Senate moderates to pitch leaders on plan to end shutdown 0
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Lehighton man gets up to 20 years in state prison term for sexual assaults Lehighton man gets up to 20 years in state prison term for sexual assaults 0
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A Lehighton man who admitted to sexually assaulting a woman and a young girl was sentenced Friday to a long state prison term in Carbon Co

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Allentown police are searching for a 33-year-old woman reported last seen by her family last week.

The woman has been...

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission granted a certificate of public convenience and necessity to PennEast on Friday, authorizing it to...

The Nesquehoning Bridge is shown during Tuesday’s snowstorm. Hopefully the snow will melt this weekend as temperatures will approach 50...

A Hazleton man wanted for an attempted murder in Tamaqua on Oct. 10, 2017, was picked up in Hazleton this...

 

Lansford Borough’s garage is about 60 years old, and officials say that it’s ready for retirement.

The garage, located...



Police Logs

Slatington police reported on the following arrests made by officers recently.

• Austin Schellhamer, 19, of 2176 Mountain Road, Slatington,...

A snow-covered Schuylkill County road was the cause of a one-vehicle crash about 5:16 p.m. on Wednesday.

State police at...

State police at Lehighton reported on the following crashes investigated by troopers over the past weekend.

A one-vehicle crash was...

Two Schuylkill County women has been cited for shoplifting at a Schuylkill County business.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said...

State police at the Lehighton barracks were summoned to the Bowmanstown Diner, 642 E. White St., Bowmanstown, to investigate a...



Sports

ORWIGSBURG – Mining for gold in the Schuylkill League Wrestling Tournament could be profitable for Lehighton and Panther Valley.

Friday...

Palmerton battled back from a 16-point halftime deficit to beat Northern Lehigh, 40-34, in a matchup of Colonial League rivals....

Panther Valley and Tamaqua both picked up a pair of victories on Thursday.

The Panthers won in boys basketball and...

January 19, 2006 — Tom Kresge’s big game leads Pleasant Valley to a convincing 77-55 Mountain Valley Conference win over...

Emily Zoscin walked off the court Thursday evening with a bouquet of flowers, a balloon and a special sign noting...



Arts & Lifestyle

 

We can normally see three members of the finch family in our area. They are the American goldfinch, the...

After shoveling out the Dodge Journey Thursday morning, Carbon County Fair Queen Rachel Knoblauch, accompanied by her mother Kara Moser,...

The 2018 Pocono Winter Wine, Food and Spirits Festival will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at the...

“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” is a difficult movie. Uncomfortable as it is, it’s a film that should be seen,...

 

We’re more than two weeks into the new year, but even if you didn’t start 2018 by going on...



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Nation & World

LAS VEGAS — Thousands of people poured into a football stadium in Las Vegas on Sunday, the anniversary of women’s...

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Restive Senate moderates in both parties expressed hopes of finding a way to end the government...

 

ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) — The snowy mountains and frozen lakes of Rocky Mountain National Park are...

 

HARRISBURG — Investigators are working to piece together the chaotic sequence of events that led to a deputy U.S....

PHILADELPHIA — Prosecutors preparing for Bill Cosby’s retrial on sexual assault charges told a judge Thursday that they want to...



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