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The two officers involved in a scuffle that ended with the accidental shooting of a Florida man following a...

 

NANTICOKE (AP) — Back in his Polka band’s heyday, John “Stanky” Stankovic once had a globe-crossing marathon weekend by...

 

Lower Towamensing Township plans to submit its Highway Occupancy Permit application for its central sewage facility by October.

A...

The 98th annual West End Fair is set to begin Sunday. The weeklong fair is full of new and old...

 

The Lehighton Fire Department was dispatched to an accident shortly before 5 p.m. Friday. The first responders found a...



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A Schuylkill County man is facing charges following an incident that occurred between 8 and 9 a.m. Wednesday.

State...

A Lehigh County driver was cited following a traffic stop that occurred on June 4 at 12:04 a.m.

State police...

 

Jim Thorpe police are investigating several reports of criminal mischief that occurred sometime overnight Friday into Saturday, on the...

A Schuylkill County man was jailed on public drunkenness and a state parole violation charges.

State police at Frackville said...

A Monroe County man fled police Tuesday, crashed his vehicle, and is now facing multiple charges.

Pocono Mountain Regional police...



Sports

Tamaqua and Weatherly both opened the golf season with victories on Thursday.

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Tamaqua opened Schuylkill League play with...

August 16, 1979 — Tony Ogozalek’s RBI single in the sixth inning breaks a tie game and proves to be...

August 15, 1987 — Mike Baddick’s three-run homer caps a sixth-inning rally that lifts Tamaqua to an 8-6 victory over...

August 14, 1998 — Nick Collura collects three hits, one of them a grand slam homer, to help Nesquehoning post...

Every Triple-A team has a certain turnover of players from one season to the next.

That’s mainly due to veteran...



Arts & Lifestyle

ou’ve been hiking alone in the woods for three hours and it’s beginning to rain. You suddenly realize that the...

Shel Silverstein’s “The Giving Tree” is the saddest book I’ve ever read. I don’t remember reading it as a child....

My friend Chuck is newly married and makes it clear he thinks his wife is absolutely perfect.

Except for one...

Last week, I spent a few days with my kids in Wildwood, New Jersey. While sitting in my beach chair...

Animals and plants have certain unique special requirements to survive. Pond lilies are not going to survive on a rocky...



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LINDENWOLD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a child has been found dead in a parked car at a commuter...

WASHINGTON — U.S. health officials are making a new attempt at adding graphic images to cigarette packets to discourage Americans...

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's medical examiner ruled Jeffrey Epstein's death a suicide Friday, confirming after nearly a...

CINCINNATI — The gunman in Dayton who killed nine people had cocaine, an antidepressant and alcohol in his system during...

FRIEDENS (AP) — A Pennsylvania couple is accused of faking the birth and death of a baby to obtain more...



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