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Firefighters battle blaze at 1838 farmhouse in Kunkletown Firefighters battle blaze at 1838 farmhouse in Kunkletown 0

Firetrucks lined the street of downtown Kunkletown early Saturday morning, as a farmhouse built in 1838 was ablaze.

Payless ShoeSource to shutter all its US stores Payless ShoeSource to shutter all its US stores 0
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A Mahoning Township shoe is on the brink of closing after an announcement from the company this weekend.

Final feasibility study meeting held on NL Community Center Final feasibility study meeting held on NL Community Center 0
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Might the proposed Northern Lehigh Community Center be one step closer to fruition?

A story of gold and glory: Palmerton woman to compete in the Special Olympics World Games A story of gold and glory: Palmerton woman to compete in the Special Olympics World Games 0
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Oh brother: Will, Jake and Eli Dellicker relish opportunity to wrestle together at Northwestern Oh brother: Will, Jake and Eli Dellicker relish opportunity to wrestle together at Northwestern 0
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A week from now, we’ll be talking about who is moving on to regionals.

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Two children are being treated after they fell through the ice on the Weissport Canal Saturday afternoon.

The incident occurred...

 

A Mahoning Township shoe is on the brink of closing after an announcement from the company this weekend.

According...

Firetrucks lined the street of downtown Kunkletown early Saturday morning, as a farmhouse built in 1838 was ablaze.

 “I got...

 

Twenty-four years ago, in a single life-altering moment, Dave and Christine Rodrigues learned the shocking news about their 4-month-old...

 

Might the proposed Northern Lehigh Community Center be one step closer to fruition?

It could be after the final...



Police Logs

A driver escaped serious injury Saturday morning after he lost control of his vehicle in East Penn township.

The man...

Coaldale police have filed charges in a domestic assault that was reported on Jan. 4.

Officers went to the 100...

A Jan. 31 traffic crash in Coaldale resulted in an 18-year-old Summit Hill man being charged with drunken driving.

The...

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported investigating a one-vehicle crash at 8:59 a.m. Thursday along Route 61 in West Brunswick...

Three people were charged after an altercation in McAdoo on Jan. 17. Jorge Perez, 30, of McAdoo, Sureiya Breton, 32,...



Sports

“Hail! to the victors valiant. Hail! to the conqu’ring heroes. Hail! Hail! to Michigan.”

The Wolverines collegiate swim team was...

 

A week from now, we’ll be talking about who is moving on to regionals.

District champions will be crowned,...

If you consider yourself an average American adult or know a few and like them, you might find the following...

 

During their meeting in late January, the Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners preliminarily approved a change to fluorescent (blaze)...

Former Tamaqua Area High School swimming coach Rochelle Evanousky was honored Saturday by the Schuylkill League during the Schuylkill League...



Arts & Lifestyle

 

For the past 25 years, the Tamaqua Area Community Partnership has been working mostly behind the scenes in almost...

Other than the bald eagle, the red-tailed hawk is our largest resident diurnal bird of prey. Probably not as feared...

 

Carbon County’s latest batch of master gardeners have completed four months of lectures and workshop instruction, and are ready...

The Tamaqua Area High School Class of 1969 is planning its 50-year class reunion for Sept. 28 of this year....

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



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Nation & World

AURORA, Ill. (AP) — A 15-year employee being fired from a suburban Chicago manufacturing company started shooting Friday, killing five...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Let the lawsuits begin.

President Donald Trump declared a national emergency along the southern border and predicted...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress lopsidedly approved a border security compromise that would avert a second painful government shutdown.

But a...

CLEVELAND (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a man accused of scouting locations in Cleveland for a July 4 terrorist attack...

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh’s pair of bald eagles now have their first egg of the year.

The Audubon Society of...



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