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A barn was destroyed by a fast moving fire Sunday afternoon in West Brunswick Township.

The fire was reported at 12:30 p.m. at 60 Oak Lane off Coal Mountain Road.

Police departments named in fatal shooting Police departments named in fatal shooting 0
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It’s in your nature: Birds of fields and meadows It’s in your nature: Birds of fields and meadows 0
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The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announces the following road work this week, weather permitting:

Carbon County

• Jim Thorpe Borough:...

 

The Palmerton Cat Project sold more than 600 ducks at its second annual duck race, according to Barb Greenzweig,...

The Tamaqua Raider Marching Band enters the Tamaqua Area Sports Stadium Friday morning for the final day of band camp....

A barn was destroyed by a fast moving fire Sunday afternoon in West Brunswick Township.

The fire was reported at...

 

The two officers involved in a scuffle that ended with the accidental shooting of a Florida man following a...



Police Logs

Police cleared a scene Friday after a suspicious device was found at a crash scene.

At 9:44 a.m. Friday, state...

 

A Schuylkill County man is facing charges following an incident that occurred between 8 and 9 a.m. Wednesday.

State...

A Lehigh County driver was cited following a traffic stop that occurred on June 4 at 12:04 a.m.

State police...

 

Jim Thorpe police are investigating several reports of criminal mischief that occurred sometime overnight Friday into Saturday, on the...

A Schuylkill County man was jailed on public drunkenness and a state parole violation charges.

State police at Frackville said...



Sports

ALLENTOWN - Charlie Kimball has had plenty of success on the racetrack.

But it’s what Kimball has done out of...

August 17, 1980 — Palmerton’s Clark Wentz runs a 53:17 to capture first place at the 3rd Annual 10-mile Panther...

LONG POND – The black clouds that enveloped Pocono and officially brought the IndyCar race to a premature end didn’t...

 

SUMMER BASEBALL STANDOUTS

Stephen Hood (left), Hayden Goida (center) and Brad Hood (right) competed in the Baseball Youth All...

Lehighton beat Tamaqua and Jim Thorpe fell to Blue Mountain in golf action on Friday.

Tamaqua-Lehighton

Lehighton’s Jack Lorenz grabbed...



Arts & Lifestyle

 

You’ve been hiking alone in the woods for three hours and it’s beginning to rain. You suddenly realize that...

Shel Silverstein’s “The Giving Tree” is the saddest book I’ve ever read. I don’t remember reading it as a child....

My friend Chuck is newly married and makes it clear he thinks his wife is absolutely perfect.

Except for one...

Last week, I spent a few days with my kids in Wildwood, New Jersey. While sitting in my beach chair...

 

Animals and plants have certain unique special requirements to survive. Pond lilies are not going to survive on a...



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Nation & World

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Officials say they seized $2.3 million worth of marijuana mixed in with a shipment of jalapeño...

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Authorities say a man was killed while cutting down trees for firewood in central Pennsylvania.

State...

WILKES-BARRE (AP) — Authorities say charges are planned against a juvenile accused of calling a Walmart in northeastern Pennsylvania and...

NEW YORK (AP) — A man suspected of placing two devices that looked like pressure cookers in a New York...

DELTONA, Fla. (AP) — Police say a raccoon trapped in a vending machine at a Florida high school is now...



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