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A Palmerton man is in prison after sending a sexual image to a teenage boy.

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Representatives of the two volunteer fire companies in Rush Township met with township supervisors Monday to discuss the possible merger o

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School facilities are bustling throughout the day with students making the most of their educational experience.

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BETHLEHEM – Madison Olexson and Kara Urland made history when they became the first Pleasant Valley girls doubles team to advance to the q

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School facilities are bustling throughout the day with students making the most of their educational experience. But when rooms empty...

Representatives of the two volunteer fire companies in Rush Township met with township supervisors Monday to discuss the possible merger...

From this point forward, anyone who wishes to drill a new well in West Penn Township will have to get...

A Carbon County man was sentenced to a long state prison term on Monday after previously admitting he sexually assaulted...

When disaster strikes a neighbor, Lehighton residents can rest assured that the Ukrainian Homestead CEC of ODWU (Organization for the...



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Charges have been filed against a Palmerton man who allegedly shot and killed his dog.

Gary Recker, 50, faces charges...

A New York City resident is being sought in a stabbing incident that occurred in Monroe County.

State police at...

State police at Lehighton reported investigating the following theft and criminal mischief incidents.

• A 65-year-old man, of Dotters Corner...

An operator of a tri-axle dump truck was injured Friday afternoon when involved in a crash in Lower Towamensing Township....

An arrest has been made in the bomb threat incident at a Schuylkill County high school.

State police at Schuylkill...



Sports

BETHLEHEM – Madison Olexson and Kara Urland made history when they became the first Pleasant Valley girls doubles team to...

ALLENTOWN — While the top four seeds all advanced to the Colonial League semifinals, neither of the top two teams...

Tamaqua’s boys soccer team closed regular season play with an exciting win over Catasauqua on Monday.

BOYS SOCCER

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Derian...

October 17, 1964 — Joe Sweeney runs for two touchdowns and Charlie Williams throws for two others as Panther Valley...

Jim Thorpe split two games this past weekend to finish out the regular season with a 12-5 record.

Thorpe enters...



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Four years ago, Damian Richards was a healthy, active 17-year-old .

A senior at Marian Catholic High School in...

Blue Mountain Health System will offer a mammogram clinic from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 19 at the Gnaden Huetten...

Blue Mountain Health System and the Carbon County Area Agency on Aging will co-host the Senior Health and Information Fair...

Life doesn’t always turn out the way you expect. For Shannon Palazzo of Albrightsville, it was a lesson learned the...

Although only about 25 percent of single mothers who start college will graduate with a degree after a reasonable amount...



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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the Pennsylvania congressman he chose to be the nation’s drug czar is withdrawing...

 

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — U.S. Sen. John McCain jabbed Monday night at unnamed pushers of isolationist politics, saying at his...

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, a Taliban captive for five years after abandoning his post in...

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — With the winds dying down, fire officials said Sunday they have apparently "turned a corner"...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump lashed out at hurricane-devastated Puerto Rico on Thursday, insisting in tweets that the federal...



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