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To love life, you have to live life.

John Koomar spent nearly every day of his 103 years doing what he loved to do.

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Lehighton’s Tahmir Spencer enjoyed a breakout season last spring.

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On Saturday, Carbon County celebrated Delina Rodrigues and Mathew Anthony’s achievements with a ceremony in Palmerton Park.

Rodrigues won a gold...

 

Shawn Christy, the McAdoo man who led authorities on a 3-month multi-state manhunt last summer, asked for and received...

The days of peer-to-peer contact only taking place within the confines of a school building are in the past. Social...

Surveillance cameras have come a long way since 1994, when Carbon County Correctional Facility opened.

The jail’s system still uses...

 

Every student in the Tamaqua Elementary School went home with a new free pair of canvas slip-on shoes on...



Police Logs

State police at Lehighton reported on investigating the following thefts.

• A 44-year-old man from West Kings Way, Kunkletown, Polk...

 

State police at the Lehighton barracks have arrested Ryan E. Wurst, 31, of the unit block of Hopi Road,...

A Jim Thorpe woman has been arrested by Nesquehoning police for bringing controlled substances/contraband into the Carbon County Correctional Facility,...

 

A Berks County man faces charges for allegedly assaulting his 1-month-old child in Lansford.

Jordan Dean Balthaser, 19, of...

A Gilbert man has been charged with the alleged sexual assault of a young child.

According to the affidavit of...



Sports

 

Lehighton’s Tahmir Spencer enjoyed a breakout season last spring.

As a junior, Spencer was a district champion in both...

I can’t be trusted with house plants, not even a Chia pet. For a while I tried, but realized I...

March 23, 2001 — Deb Adams turns in a sparking effort from the circle and scores the go-ahead run in...

 

Marian’s Tina Capparell is gone.

The now-University of Delaware athlete made headlines on a regular basis last season, winning...

Area school have announced postponements for today’s after school activities. Northern Lehigh’s baseball and softball games scheduled today against Jim...



Arts & Lifestyle

 

To love life, you have to live life.

John Koomar spent nearly every day of his 103 years doing...

Feeding the backyard birds has become a very popular hobby and rewarding experience. You may be able to do more...

 

The Northwestern Lehigh High School Marching Band recently returned from performing for visitors March 8 in front of the...

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s not uncommon for people to just look at Jodi Benson and burst into tears.

Sometimes...

 

Buckcherry will bring its party-style music to Jim Thorpe’s Penn’s Peak on March 28.

Touring for the promotion of...



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Nation & World

WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller closed his long and contentious Russia investigation with no new charges, ending the...

BETHLEHEM (AP) — A judge has ruled that a man charged in the beating death of his mother inside her...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf is pitching his plan to finance a multibillion-dollar capital plan by taxing Marcellus Shale...

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s elected fiscal watchdog is urging state lawmakers to rescue a Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission that is deep...

READING (AP) — An effort is underway to try to maintain local control of the company that publishes the Reading...



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