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Kidder Township Supervisor Polansky resigns Kidder Township Supervisor Polansky resigns 0
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Larry Polansky has been an institution in Kidder Township and has served a number of terms as supervisor, but on Thursday he made his reti

Panther Valley teacher seeks eWriters for classroom Panther Valley teacher seeks eWriters for classroom 0
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A teacher at Panther Valley Elementary is raising money to buy digital writing tablets for her classroom.

Nature center hosts migration fest, butterfly walks Nature center hosts migration fest, butterfly walks 0
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As summer comes to a close and fall begins, some may be struggling with the transition from cloudless skies and warm, sunny days to autumn

Crum proves to be a threat for Indians Crum proves to be a threat for Indians 0
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Zach Crum is not easily impressed — especially with himself.

Jim Thorpe man gets rare invitation to Oval Office Jim Thorpe man gets rare invitation to Oval Office 0
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A Jim Thorpe businessman had the rare treat of visiting the Oval Office recently as part of the White House Historical Association’s “Pres

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Shawn Christy has been captured in Ohio, according to his father, Craig Christy.

Christy, 26, was apprehended in Mifflin Twp....

Carbon County is gambling on gaming revenue to help train first responders and spiff up a Jim Thorpe live entertainment...

Carbon County has officially gone Republican, according to the Pennsylvania Department of State, which released voter registration figures this week....

Pennsylvania State Police troopers visiting schools within their jurisdiction will soon be a common sight.

Gov. Tom Wolf and acting...

Videos from the dash and body camera worn by a former South Whitehall police officer provided the evidence needed to...



Police Logs

McAdoo police released information on two recent assaults, one in a road rage incident and the other in a street...

A 66-year-old Albrightsville man is behind bars after being charged with 34 counts of child pornography.

An affidavit of probable...

A Schuylkill County driver was cited following a one-vehicle crash reported at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 13 along Ringtown Boulevard in...

State police at Frackville are investigating a burglary and a theft from a vehicle in separate incidents.

The burglary occurred...

Tamaqua police reported on the following incidents:

• A Coaldale man was in the wrong place at the wrong time...



Sports

Getting better.

With the Schuylkill Football League Division 1 schedule starting up for Lehighton next week, it was imperative that...

SCHUYLKILL HAVEN – It looks like a familiar script for Schuylkill Haven’s football team.

The Hurricanes stumbled through the first...

Panther Valley took down Pottsville in a battle of volleyball unbeatens that highlighted Thursday’s scholastic sports schedule.

VOLLEYBALL

Pottsville-Panther Valley...

Friday night lights, it’s a term we’re used to hearing associated with high school football. However, last season the Big...

Give “Bad” Brad Hurley all the credit. He has climbed from the Pundit Pit to the top of the mountain...



Arts & Lifestyle

“Gremlins” star Zach Galligan will be at the Mahoning Drive-In Theater Friday and Saturday as part of an epic “Gremlins”...

In ancient Egypt, a percussion musical implement known as a sistrum was used in dances and religious ceremonies.

Commonly referred...

Spotted lanternfly is a relatively new threat to vegetation in Pennsylvania and the U.S. One of the things you can...

In celebration of the coming of autumn, the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown, will convene an...

To ensure that bulbs planted in the fall will bloom in early spring, timing is important.

Plant too soon and...



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Nation & World

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — It’s not quite the World Wide Web — but the spiders of Aitoliko in Greece have...

SCRANTON (AP) — A former middle school teacher in Pennsylvania who was fired despite being acquitted of assaulting a student...

READING (AP) — The Pennsylvania Game Commission is investigating reports of dozens of dead deer in two counties.

Commission officials...

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time since 2005, the U.S. Army missed its recruiting goal this year, falling short...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Abandoning his previous restraint, President Donald Trump challenged the credibility of the woman accusing his Supreme Court...



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