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A state police fire marshal is examining the ruins if a home destroyed by fire Friday night in Lake Harmony.

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Green street in Franklin Township was closed after a cement truck came in contact with numerous utility lines stretching across the roadway. Numerous homes were without power.

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Starting in April, people visiting Jim Thorpe on weekends could pay more to park in the county-owned parking lot.

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The cause of death of a Montgomery County man found dead in Penn Forest Township over the summer has been ruled accidental.

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A Pennsylvania state police trooper who was shot in a 2014 ambush has had his right leg amputated below the knee.

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Some light accumulation of snow and/or ice is possible tonight and on Sunday.

The forecast:

This Afternoon: A chance of drizzle...

A state police fire marshal is examining the ruins if a home destroyed by fire Friday night in Lake Harmony....

Green street in Franklin Township was closed after a cement truck came in contact with numerous utility lines stretching across...

 

Starting in April, people visiting Jim Thorpe on weekends could pay more to park in the county-owned parking lot....

 

The cause of death of a Montgomery County man found dead in Penn Forest Township over the summer has...



Police Logs

Tamaqua police were on patrol at 5:45 p.m. on Dec. 5 when two motorists honked their car horns to get...

A Lansford man faces various drug-related charges.

Nicholas Haspe, 38, faces charges on delivery of controlled substance, manufacture, delivery, or...

State police at Schuylkill Haven are looking for vandals who damaged mailboxes along a Schuylkill County road.

Troopers said several...

A Schuylkill County business has been cited for permitting at least five false alarms to occurred within a consecutive 12-month...

State police at Lehighton are investigating an act of criminal mischief that was reported on Thursday.

Troopers said a 65-year-old...



Sports

 

It had already been a special night — even before Palmerton’s game against Catasauqua started.

But Nate Dougherty decided...

The Northwestern girls’ basketball team picked the wrong night for its hot shooting to go cold.

With the four-time defending...

The Panther Valley and Pleasant Valley girls’ basketball teams kept their perfect records intact with victories Friday night. The Palmerton...

December 15, 1992 — Dave Hnat pours in a game-high 29 points and also keys a second-quarter run that propels...

And just like that, firearms season on deer has ended. If you’re not ready for hunting season to end you...



Arts & Lifestyle

There’s no one right way to ring in the season. Some hang garland, others hang wreaths. Some string lights all...

As a youngster growing up in East Weissport, I was fortunate to have some old pastures and a woodlot or...

“I can still stand out even if I can’t stand up.”

These are the words of 27-year-old Danielle DeAngelis, who...

 

One of the most beautifully decorated homes you’ll find this Christmas in Jim Thorpe is The Parsonage Bed &...

The Christmas Choir has never sounded worse. Perhaps it’s because of a lack of rehearsals, or maybe it’s the level...



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Nation & World

CARLISLE, Pa. (AP) — Police say a water-tank truck driver had a blood-alcohol content more than twice the legal limit...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democratic congressional leaders are seeking to avert a partial government shutdown amid a...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wanted: Top aide to most powerful leader in world. Chief qualification: Willing to take the job. Must...

TOKYO (AP) — The U.S. military said Tuesday that five missing crew members have been declared dead after their refueling...

SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. authorities arrested 32 people at a demonstration Monday that was organized by a Quaker group...



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