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East Penn Township got a look at a new piece of equipment which could replace two — including one which is 50 years old.

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The Virginia Opossum: a beneficial creature The Virginia Opossum: a beneficial creature 0
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The opossum is about the size of a cat with gray and black fur, dark eyes and ears, pink nose and feet and a furless tail.

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Basketball purists would drool over them.

Their coach calls them a bit of a “throw back.”

Local

Carbon County Commissioners on Thursday agreed to a 12% raise for six sergeants at the prison after examining the pay...

 

An Effort man is being held without bail in Monroe County Correctional Facility while facing 70 criminal counts, including...

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Three 911 supervisors were fired and seven operators resigned after sharing an alcohol-spiked drink while working...

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast a Code Orange Air Quality Action...

A winter weather advisory is in effect from midnight tonight to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Freezing rain is expected, with total...



Police Logs

James Washington Jr., 32, of East Hazard Street, Summit Hill, is facing multiple charges that were filed against him by...

A Tamaqua man faces assault and harassment charges after an incident that occurred on Jan. 6.

Police were dispatched to...

Mahoning Township Police have reported a trio of break-ins that occurred on the same day.

Township police Chief Audie Mertz...

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported an elderly couple were found dead in their home on Tuesday.

Troopers went to...

Tamaqua police reported on the following incidents:

• Daniel K. Goepfert, 23, of Tamaqua, was charged with possession of drug...



Sports

Offensive rebounding isn’t flashy, it isn’t highlighted in the box score and it doesn’t usually make the Hudl highlight reel....

With Jim Thorpe, it’s pick your poison.

Palmerton head coach Dan Beck was well aware of the Olympians’ ability to...

Pandemonium in Hometown.

Marian and Mahanoy Area can produce that type of excitement when they meet in sports.

The Golden...

The Panther Valley boys’ and Pleasant Valley girls’ basketball teams secured spots in the District 11 playoffs with wins on...

In a game where leads were fleeting, Northwestern got some hot three-point shooting from Nick Henry and timely defense to...



Arts & Lifestyle

Coaldale’s annual horse race fundraiser, “Talk Derby to Me,” will take place on Feb. 29 at the Coaldale Complex, Sixth...

 

The opossum is about the size of a cat with gray and black fur, dark eyes and ears, pink...

The seventh annual “Be Cool for Our School” Polar Plunge to benefit Marian Catholic High School takes place on Saturday...

Fly fishing aficionados, gear up for trout season and transport yourself to some of the most exotic angling destinations on...

For generations, photographers have been drawn to the unique social and visual landscape of northeast Pennsylvania.

Australian native Dane Rhys...



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Nation & World

HOUSTON — A massive explosion Friday leveled a warehouse in Houston, leaving at least two people dead, damaging nearby buildings...

PITTSBURGH — Pennsylvania House Speaker Mike Turzai will not run for re-election, the Republican announced Thursday, ending the career of...

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — NFL free agent Antonio Brown turned himself in at a Florida jail on Thursday night...

A former state representative faces three months in the Philadelphia jail after pleading guilty Thursday to charges she took money...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The bishop of Cleveland will become the new leader of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, the Vatican announced...



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