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Fire destroys barn in W. Brunswick Township Fire destroys barn in W. Brunswick Township 0

A barn was destroyed by a fast moving fire Sunday afternoon in West Brunswick Township.

The fire was reported at 12:30 p.m. at 60 Oak Lane off Coal Mountain Road.

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It’s in your nature: Birds of fields and meadows It’s in your nature: Birds of fields and meadows 0
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Stayin’ alive: Campers learn survivor skills Stayin’ alive: Campers learn survivor skills 0
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The Tamaqua Raider Marching Band enters the Tamaqua Area Sports Stadium Friday morning for the final day of band camp....

A barn was destroyed by a fast moving fire Sunday afternoon in West Brunswick Township.

The fire was reported at...

 

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.

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Police Logs

Police cleared a scene Friday after a suspicious device was found at a crash scene.

At 9:44 a.m. Friday, state...

 

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

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

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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...



Sports

LONG POND – The black clouds that enveloped Pocono and officially brought the IndyCar race to a premature end didn’t...

SUMMER BASEBALL STANDOUTS

Stephen Hood (left), Hayden Goida (center) and Brad Hood (right) competed in the Baseball Youth All American...

Lehighton beat Tamaqua and Jim Thorpe fell to Blue Mountain in golf action on Friday.

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Lehighton’s Jack Lorenz grabbed...

Review the past results of The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), and you’ll conclude that the Obesity Epidemic...

Did you ever wonder how wildlife officials come up with a number for doe tags per WMU? It’s not an...



Arts & Lifestyle

 

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

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...



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STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Authorities say a man was killed while cutting down trees for firewood in central Pennsylvania.

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WILKES-BARRE (AP) — Authorities say charges are planned against a juvenile accused of calling a Walmart in northeastern Pennsylvania and...

NEW YORK (AP) — A man suspected of placing two devices that looked like pressure cookers in a New York...

DELTONA, Fla. (AP) — Police say a raccoon trapped in a vending machine at a Florida high school is now...

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A New York couple’s luxurious vacation house in Florida has been taken over by...



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