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A convicted Carbon County murderer has lost another appeal of his conviction.

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Not all veterans can make it to the annual Veterans Day parade.

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Area veterans are set to get a special delivery courtesy of elementary students in the Palmerton Area School District.

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Teachers are heroes to many of their students. And some teachers are heroes in more ways than one.

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At the close of a painstaking selection process Tuesday in Schuylkill County Court, not one juror had been chosen...

 

A convicted Carbon County murderer has lost another appeal of his conviction.

The state’s highest court, Supreme Court, has...

Jim Thorpe Area School District is going to court to block the release of a report on administrators’ potential misuse...

 

Not all veterans can make it to the annual Veterans Day parade.

That’s why senior living communities like The...

Tamaqua quarterback Brayden Knoblauch hugs his brother Chayse Barron, 7, while telling him, “We did it buddy,” after Friday night’s...



Police Logs

State police at the Frackville barracks are looking for the owner of a Stihl MS211 chain saw that was found...

State police at the Fern Ridge barracks reported on the following arrests made by troopers.

• On Oct. 18 at 7:25...

 

State police at Fern Ridge reported the following incidents:

• Police are investigating a break-in occurred at an unoccupied...

A Weissport man has been charged with threatening others with an ax.

According to the affidavit of probable cause filed...

A Summit Hill man has been charged with threatening to kill his wife in front of his child.

According to...



Sports

The Tamaqua Area Athletic Department will be selling advanced tickets for its PIAA first round football game.

Tamaqua will play...

The Phantoms’ Tyler Wotherspoon is just one member of his family playing in the AHL, with the other being his...

November 12, 1993 — Rodger Gehring collects 176 rushing yards on 29 carries and scores a pair of touchdowns to...

 

SHAMOKIN – North Penn Liberty made history Saturday with its 25-20, 25-20, 25-20 win over Panther Valley in the...

In any sport, you hope that the game officials go unnoticed.

For much of Saturday night’s District 11 quarterfinal between...



Arts & Lifestyle

 

This time of year reminds us to give thanks.

This year, I’m thankful to be a new member of...

Q. What exactly causes my old teeth to decay?

A. Tooth decay — and gum disease — are caused by...

Certified financial planner Sean Fletcher of San Francisco knew his dad had an estate plan, complete with a health care...

 

Down a leaf-covered road in Lansford, amid a row of town houses, sits 212 W. Front St.

Technically, Tom...

The Nesquehoning Historical Society will host a special talk and visual presentation by historian and author Vince Hydro titled “The...



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Nation & World

WASHINGTON (AP) — Protections for 660,000 immigrants are on the line at the Supreme Court.

The justices are hearing arguments...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Impeachment hearings for President Donald Trump come at the very time that Capitol Hill usually tends to...

NEW YORK (AP) — A surge in violent police clashes has left a trail of bodies across New York City,...

BETHLEHEM (AP) — Two alleged gang members accused in the death of a man who was stabbed and set on...

The fraudster called himself “King Perry,” and for a while he lived like royalty.

Perry Santillo masterminded a long-running investment...



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