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Social media posts caused a concern among high school parents in Tamaqua this weekend, prompting a message from the school district.

Telethon raises$99,000 for kids Telethon raises$99,000 for kids 0
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It was a memorable year for Lehighton It was a memorable year for Lehighton 0
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Tom McCarroll was hired as Lehighton’s head football coach in 2012, and it’s safe to say the program has been in good hands ever since.

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Jim Thorpe man gets long prison term for sexual assault Jim Thorpe man gets long prison term for sexual assault 0
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A Jim Thorpe man was sentenced on Friday to a long state prison term for the sexual assault of young children.

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Social media posts caused a concern among high school parents in Tamaqua this weekend, prompting a message from the school...

 

The Blue Ridge Chapter of Dream Come True raised $99,076 during its annual telethon held Sunday night at Penn’s...

S.S. Palmer kids got into the desserts a little early this year, pieing their teachers and PTO members as a...

Members of the Jim Thorpe’s Alec Campbell Mauch Chunk Division 1 Ancient Order of the Hibernians met Saturday at Molly...

Palmerton’s Blue Mountain Resort was decked-out in navy blue, sail boats and candlelight as Carbon Chamber & Economic Development celebrated...



Police Logs

Interstate 81 in Schuylkill County was closed down for several hours overnight due to “numerous weather related traffic incidents,” state...

State police at Frackville are investigating a reported unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.

The incident was reported at 7...

A traffic stop in Tamaqua on Nov. 10 turned out to be unlucky for four people.

An officer was monitoring...

A Tamaqua woman faces charges of breaking and entering after gaining entry to a home on Nov. 2.

Tamaqua police...

Tamaqua police responded to a call about a suspicious man in the vicinity of the 400 block of East Elm...



Sports

JOHNSTOWN – Marian players and coaches huddled like they have so many times before after their match Saturday at Richland...

Tom McCarroll was hired as Lehighton’s head football coach in 2012, and it’s safe to say the program has been...

BETHLEHEM — Play after play. Pound for pound.

The Lehighton football team went toe-to-toe and conquered everyone in its path...

JOHNSTOWN – Maplewood cut through the PIAA Class 1A girls volleyball bracket with machine-like precision.

The Tigers operated with poise...

November 20, 1948 — Johnny Cannon scores both of his team’s touchdowns as Panther Valley Catholic captures a 12-2 victory...



Arts & Lifestyle

This December, the Harry Packer Mansion, 19 Packer Ave. in Jim Thorpe will present The Nutcracker Holiday Displays Self-Guided Tour....

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Della Reese, the actress and gospel-influenced singer who in middle age found her greatest fame as...

The Trinity Thrift Store in Lehighton will hold its 10th annual Christmas sale this Friday, Saturday, Monday and Tuesday from...

The Arts Barn Education Center, 3 Berry Road, Schuylkill Haven, will hold a Winter Break Camp at The Arts Barn...

We went to social media to ask who was hitting the stores on Black Friday and who was shopping in...



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Nation & World

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Monday that the U.S. will designate North Korea as a state sponsor of...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A second woman has accused Minnesota Sen. Al Franken of improper conduct, saying he put his hand...

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe’s ruling party on Monday ordered impeachment proceedings to begin against longtime President Robert Mugabe and...

NEW YORK (AP) — Malcolm Young, the rhythm guitarist and guiding force behind the bawdy hard rock band AC/DC who...

NEW YORK (AP) — Honda is recalling about 900,000 of its Odyssey minivans because the second-row seats may tip forward...



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