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An increased number of bald eagles have been taken in to wildlife-rehabilitation centers for lead poisoning across Pennsylvania, with most

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MINERSVILLE — Two undefeated teams. Storied rivalry. Schuylkill League semifinals.

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HARRISBURG — Jerry Sandusky lost a bid Wednesday for a new trial and a second chance to convince a jury he is innocent of the child sexual

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A Summit Hill man was jailed by Jim Thorpe police earlier this month on a series of charges relating to the assault of a 23-year-old woman

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An increased number of bald eagles have been taken in to wildlife-rehabilitation centers for lead poisoning across Pennsylvania, with most...

Tamaqua Area School District could save $225,0000 through the refinancing of bonds.

On an 8-0 vote, the school board on...

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s Republican-controlled House of Representatives advanced its latest deficit-financing proposal Tuesday night that revolved around elements the House...

Election Day is Nov. 7, and the Times News will accept candidate support letters through Oct. 30. Letters will be...

A Tamaqua man was placed in the Schuylkill County prison in Pottsville on Oct. 7 after using a samurai sword...



Police Logs

A Lehighton man accused of the rape of an 8-year-old girl is scheduled to appear in court.

Eric Eidem, 43,...

Lansford police have charged the following people.

• Oliberto Vega, 42, Nesquehoning, was charged with stalking, simple assault, and harassment...

Tamaqua police recently filed several citations.

Megan H. Hill, 27, of Skyline Drive, Tamaqua, was cited for retail theft,...

A Summit Hill man was jailed by Jim Thorpe police earlier this month on a series of charges relating to...

A Schuylkill County resident is being sought by state police at Frackville.

Troopers said they are currently investigating Robert Charles...



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MINERSVILLE — Two undefeated teams. Storied rivalry. Schuylkill League semifinals. Would the battle between Panther Valley and Marian live up...

According to first-year Jim Thorpe head soccer coach, Michael Dudak, his squad is not a “first-half team” this season. Dudak...

Northwestern has been atop the Colonial League boys’ soccer landscape for the past two years, winning the league title in...

The statistics prove that this is not a phenomenon. Ninety percent of youth and high school coaches in America are...

OREFIELD — One day after etching their names in Pleasant Valley’s girls tennis record books, Masani Francis and Haley White...



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Imagine you have a friend who lives on the other side of the country and she’s just been diagnosed...

 

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

A senior at Marian Catholic High School in...

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

Films, TV shows and stories, including the current hits “It” and “American Horror Story,” have long imagined a dark side...

NEW YORK — It’s a trick-or-treating tradition: Dump the night’s candy haul onto the living room floor to pick out...



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HONOLULU (AP) — Just hours before President Donald Trump’s latest travel ban was to take full effect, a federal judge...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican and Democratic senators joined in announcing a plan Tuesday aimed at stabilizing America’s health insurance markets...

HARRISBURG  (AP) — A Pennsylvania judge is set to announce whether former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky will...

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...



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