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A controversial reclamation project in Palmerton Borough can forge ahead for at least one more year.

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The gameplan wasn’t a complicated one.

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PALMERTON – So let it be written. So let it be done.

Local

 

Bread and milk are still at the top of the list when it comes to the must-have items for...

 

A controversial reclamation project in Palmerton Borough can forge ahead for at least one more year.

The Pennsylvania Department...

An Easton man was sentenced on Friday morning in Carbon County court to serve 20 to 40 years in a...

State and federal agencies were on hand at Towamensing Fire Company Thursday to hear residents’ ideas about how to improve...

The municipal sewage system that serves three Panther Valley towns needs to be updated as soon as possible, says the...



Police Logs

State police at the Lehighton barracks reported on the following incidents:

• At 8:50 a.m. Dec. 24, a complainant arrived...

Rubel Taveras, 32, of Bronx, New York, sustained serious injuries in a one-vehicle crash at 2:16 a.m. Sunday on Serfass...

A Kunkletown man escaped injuries in a one-vehicle crash at 9:46 p.m. Monday on Mountain View Drive in Polk Township....

State police at the Lehighton barracks said a 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt traveled off the roadway, down an embankment and landed...

A Carbon County inmate faces drug charges after prison staff found him with fentanyl that he uses while out on...



Sports

 

The gameplan wasn’t a complicated one.

And when it was executed, it showed that coaches sometimes do know what’s...

Tamaqua’s near perfect start on offense gave it the lead.

But it was the Blue Raiders’ smoothering defense that made...

When opportunity knocks, open the door. It’s a saying that most people have heard at some point or another in...

Jim Thorpe and Tamaqua had strong showings at the Schuylkill League wrestling tournament on Friday.

WRESTLING

Schuylkill Championships

Jim Thorpe...

January 19, 1970 — Five wins and a draw in the opening six bouts help Panther Valley build a big...



Arts & Lifestyle

 

Some bird lovers consider blue jays to be mean and aggressive, but some artists in Carbon County found them...

With the advent of dreaded January cold temperatures, it reminds me that plants and animals are better adapted for this...

Whenever I hear someone say, “I don’t care what people think of me,” I think to myself, “yes, you do!”...

The Lehighton Downtown Initiative’s third annual Rocktoberfest held Oct. 20-21 raised $3,600 for the PA Breast Cancer Coalition.

Held in...

By Pattie Mihalik

Sometimes someone says a few words or we repeat a quote and it hits home with us....



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Nation & World

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he’ll be making a “major announcement” on the government shutdown and the...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Newly inaugurated state attorneys general said they plan to continue investigations of clergy abuse in the Roman...

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks in the U.S. and Europe jumped Friday as renewed hopes for progress in trade talks...

HARRISBURG (AP) — Tom Marino, a five-term Republican congressman who helped steer Donald Trump’s successful presidential campaign in Pennsylvania, said...

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia man who traded his car for an antitank rocket and explosives in a plot to...



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