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Lehigh Valley Health Network received approval Monday night to go ahead with plans for a hospital in Mahoning Township.

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Emergency crews begin to clean up trash from a tractor-trailer rollover at 8:55 a.m.

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Local

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A compromise package to raise Pennsylvania’s minimum wage for the first time since 2009 is advancing...

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf will sign legislation allowing hunting on three Sundays a year in Pennsylvania.

The Senate...

Salem Bible Fellowship Church in Lehighton is a drop off location this week for the Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes.

Drop...

BETHLEHEM (AP) — A man who has fathered 15 children with 14 women is now headed to prison for punching...

KME Fire Apparatus announces that its Nesquehoning facility will again sponsor the annual Toys for Tots drive in honor of...



Police Logs

State police at Lehighton reported the following incidents:

• Dustin Fierro, 23, of Palmerton, is facing drug possession charges after...

State police reported on the following crashes in Schuylkill County:

• A crash occurred at 11:20 a.m. Saturday in Mahanoy...

Police report on the following DUI and drug incidents:

• James Rabenold, 25, of Kunkletown, was arrested by state police...

State police at Frackville are investigating burglary and thefts: • The break-in occurred on Nov. 12 at a residence along...

 

A Carbon County business has been cited by the Wilkes-Barre enforcement office of the state liquor control board for...



Sports

November 18, 1951 — Dixie Snoha scores three touchdowns to help Panther Valley Catholic end its season with a 27-6...

Tamaqua knows its next opponent in the PIAA Class 3A state football playoffs.

The Blue Raiders, who defeated Pope John...

 

First ever district playoff win — check.

First ever district championship — check.

First ever state playoff win —...

Years ago in the storage room that magically became the faculty room when the higher-ups realized no such room existed...

When Greg Kovatch, Lehighton, isn’t hunting, he’s either scouting or planning for hunting. He hunts all public lands, using maps...



Arts & Lifestyle

 

Let me start off by saying I am not an expert. When I read articles written by experts, I...

Dimmick Memorial Library, 54 Broadway, Jim Thorpe is gearing up for its annual Gingerbread House Competition.

Entry drop off for...

The Tamaqua Community Arts Center has announced upcoming events.

• Kids Varied Arts and Crafts will be held from 6...

NEW YORK (AP) — L may typically stand for “loser” but artists like Lizzo, Lady Gaga, Lil Nas X and...

 

Pennsylvania’s state mammal is the white-tailed deer. Once strictly a woodland mammal, it has slowly adapted to not only...



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Nation & World

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The three top money winners in “Jeopardy!” history will vie for a share of $1.5 million...

HONESDALE (AP) — A bagel shop manager in New York drove to Pennsylvania to return a key fob that a...

DUNCAN, Oklahoma (AP) — At least three people have been shot and killed at a Walmart store in Oklahoma, according...

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Four people were killed and six more wounded when “unknown suspects” sneaked into a backyard filled...

 

(AP) A recent ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court has upended a longstanding legal roadblock that has given the

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