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One of Lehighton Area School District’s two remaining unused elementary school buildings will go up for sale on July 15.

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“Ham,” or amateur, radio is often considered a hobby.

But when disaster strikes, it becomes an indispensable tool.

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Carbon County voters can expect new voting machines in November, and it involves paper.

Palmerton’s Nelson named TN/LVHN Male Track & Field Athlete of the Year Palmerton’s Nelson named TN/LVHN Male Track & Field Athlete of the Year 0
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Failure can be a powerful motivator.

It was for Palmerton’s Jordan Nelson.

Restore 2019 gives back to Tamaqua community Restore 2019 gives back to Tamaqua community 0
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Giving back makes the world a better place. It’s even more special when you’re able to help your own community.

Local

HARRISBURG (AP) — A proposal to allow local police to use radar to catch speeding motorists is on its way...

An arrest has been made in a Schuylkill County homicide that occurred earlier this year at a county campsite.

State...

 

One of Lehighton Area School District’s two remaining unused elementary school buildings will go up for sale on July...

 

When New England Motor Freight announced its bankruptcy in February, around 200 local employees lost their jobs.

That marked...

 

“Ham,” or amateur, radio is often considered a hobby.

But when disaster strikes, it becomes an indispensable tool.

Ham...



Police Logs

One of three drivers involved in a crash along Interstate 81 in Frailey Township, Schuylkill County, at 4:16 p.m. Friday...

State police at Fern Ridge reported investigating a one-vehicle crash about 8:18 a.m. on June 19 along Interstate 80 in...

The driver of a 2011 Nissan Versa that traveled off Interstate 81 and landed in the grass median area in...

State police at Frackville reported on the following crashes investigated by troopers on Schuylkill County roadways.

• Anita J. Dargis,...

State police at Frackville are investigating a burglary that happened between 8 p.m. May 30 and 10:45 a.m. May 31...



Sports

 

Failure can be a powerful motivator.

It was for Palmerton’s Jordan Nelson.

The junior had a rough time during...

The door kept on opening and shutting … opening and shutting … until one team finally found the key to...

Jim Thorpe knocked off first-place Coplay in Connie Mack action on Monday.

Elsewhere, the Birches gained a walk-off win over...

June 25, 2002 — Lehighton drills three homers to help post a 14-7 Lehigh Valley Legion victory over Palmerton. Ryan...

 

Bring on the gamesmanship and the trash talk. You’re not going to rattle this girl’s chains.

Time after time...



Arts & Lifestyle

 

Railroads constructed by Asa Packer and the Lehigh Coal & Navigation Company, transported the coal but the creation of...

The Tamaqua Community Arts Center will host Oil Painting with Janet Dean from 10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. today. No...

Various events are planned for Tuscarora and Locust Lake state parks in Barnesville, Schuylkill County.

• Join naturalist Robin Tracey...

Music in the Park continues at Kennedy Park in Lansford Sunday at the gazebo, next to the Panther Valley Football...

Steamtown National Historic Site will run railroad passenger excursions during the month of June.

Saturday: Excursion will be from Steamtown...



Nation & World

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives passed the main bill in a just-unveiled $34 billion compromise budget plan on Tuesday,...

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s Republican Party chairman stepped down Tuesday following a published report that he had traded sexually charged...

BERLIN (AP) — Large parts of western and central Europe sweated under blazing temperatures Wednesday, with authorities in one German...

FAIRLESS HILLS (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman used a shovel to kill a cobra she saw slithering on the patio...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday awarded the nation’s highest military honor to an Iraq War veteran who...



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