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Schools are dismissing early due to the possibility of freezing rain this afternoon.

Jim Thorpe: 11 a.m. dismissal for high school; 11:30 for Penn-Kidder and LB Morris

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One person is dead and another unaccounted for after a house was destroyed by fire early Monday morning in Lehigh Township.

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A Schuylkill County man was sentenced Tuesday morning in the 2017 beating death of his father, a prominent defense attorney.

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A pedestrian was struck by a pickup truck Tuesday morning on the parking lot of Walmart in Mahoning Township.

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Trace Adkins returns to Penn’s Peak at 8 p.m. June 21.

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A man was taken to the hospital Tuesday after a chunk of ice fell from a truck and hit the...

Schools are dismissing early due to the possibility of freezing rain this afternoon.

Jim Thorpe: 11 a.m. dismissal for high...

Three defendants who previously admitted to drug dealing charges were sentenced on Friday in Carbon County court.

Judge Steven R....

A winter weather advisory is in effect from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Light freezing rain, possibly mixed with...

Baby Girl is getting her happy ending.

On Monday, the 6-month-old dog that was dumped from a car in Lansford...



Police Logs

An Effort woman has been charged with drug possession after a traffic stop in Polk Township.

According to the affidavit...

A Carbon County man allegedly fled from police on foot after they tried to arrest him for riding a motorcycle...

 

A pedestrian was struck by a pickup truck Tuesday morning on the parking lot of Walmart in Mahoning Township....

Coaldale and Tamaqua police are investigating a hit-and-run crash which occurred late Monday night along Route 209.

The incident began...

 

State police at Lehighton are investigating a reported robbery.

Troopers said on Jan. 17 a 20-year-old man from New...



Sports

The threat of icy weather has caused the postponement of several area athletic events on Wednesday.

The following wrestling matches...

 

Who doesn’t love to see a lot of scoring in high school basketball games?

This season, teams are giving...

The Tamaqua girls won their seventh straight game by defeating Pottsville on Monday.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Pottsville-Tamaqua

A 20-point third quarter...

If sports teams made trades based on the popularity of their players with the fans, Taylor Leier would still be...

January 22, 1982 — Brian Waylen collects 15 of his game-high 20 points in the first half to help Northern...



Arts & Lifestyle

White Chicken Pumpkin Chili

Recipe from Sara Skokan

1 pound chicken tenders or breasts diced

2 15-ounce cans white beans,...

f you’ve heard all the hype about the latest generation of programmable pressure cookers — such as the Instant Pot...

Q. I’ve noticed that food labels list sodium content, but the numbers mean nothing to me. How much is bad?...

A diagnosis of a chronic condition such as Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, cancer or diabetes can bring a swirl of...

Cancer Support Community of the Greater Lehigh Valley is offering a free health series for anyone affected by cancer, as...



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PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia prosecutors say they’ve seen no evidence from newly found boxes of files in a former Black Panther’s...

COVINGTON, Ky. — A Kentucky boys’ school shut down its campus Tuesday as a precaution and a small protest was...

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) — A woman, in an effort to warn others of the dangers of moose, posted a video...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thirty-one days into the partial government shutdown, Democrats and Republicans appeared no closer to ending the impasse...

DETROIT (AP) — The student who stared and smiled at an elderly Native American protester drumming in his face outside...



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