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A Schuylkill County motorcyclist was killed Monday afternoon when his bike collided into a truck.

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The West End Fair began Sunday with the coronation of the 2019 West End Fair Queen.

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On Saturday, scores of local youngsters were given the essentials they need to start the new school year.

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The rules were very clear, and so was the fun.

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The National Weather Service has issued an advisory for thunderstorms that may produce heavy rainfall and localized flooding...

 

A Schuylkill County motorcyclist was killed Monday afternoon when his bike collided into a truck.

State police at Schuylkill...

The 2019 Schuylkill Firemen’s convention is underway.

The weeklong celebration kicked off on Sunday with a stair-climb ceremony at the...

 

The West End Fair began Sunday with the coronation of the 2019 West End Fair Queen.

The program, coordinated...

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announces the following road work this week, weather permitting:

Carbon County

• Jim Thorpe Borough:...



Police Logs

State police at Lehighton reported on the following incidents investigated by troopers.

• Troopers said a residence along Church Road...

State police at Lehighton reported investigating a two-vehicle crash about 5:42 p.m. on Aug. 10 along Anchorage Road (Route 384),...

A deer was blamed for a crash involving two vehicles that occurred about 8:24 p.m. on Aug. 14 along Interstate...

State police at Frackville are investigating the theft of scrap metal from a Schuylkill County site.

Troopers said the incident...

A Tamaqua driver was cited following a one-vehicle crash Sunday along Mountain Road in Walker Township.

State police at Frackville...



Sports

Brian DeFebo picked up his second win of the season Saturday night at Mahoning Valley Speedway in which he battled...

Panther Valley will hold Meet the Panthers Night on Wednesday, Aug. 21 at 7 p.m. at the Panther Valley Football...

Marian High School will hold a Meet the Colts and Meet the Fillies Night on Thursday, Aug. 22 at 7...

Lehighton’s Kyle Spotts, Director of Student Services and Facilities Planning, has announced that Meet the Tribe Night is scheduled for...

August 19, 1968 — Tony Sodroski rips a home run and adds a single to help Summit Hill edge Jim...



Arts & Lifestyle

Penn’s Peak has announced Sons of Apollo with special guest Tony MacAlpine will take the stage at 8 p.m. on...

Earth-friendly school supplies might sound expensive, but you can be gentle with the planet and respectful of your wallet. Start...

Lehigh Carbon Community College will offer a cooperative work experience for students at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, or...

The Schuylkill County Historical Society will present a program on the Pennsylvania German healing practice of pow wow from 6:30...

A free car seat check, sponsored by Kid Zone of St. Luke’s University Health Network, Care Net of Carbon County...



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Nation & World

HARRISBURG— Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf directed state police and other agencies under his control Friday to focus greater efforts on...

BARTO, Pa. (AP) — A fast-moving fire has destroyed a Pennsylvania home, leaving two elderly residents and eight firefighters injured....

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...



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