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On Thursday night we’ll get a preview of a bigger storm expected for the weekend.

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The holiday season is a time for giving, but that saying often doesn’t apply when it comes to blood.

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Director Kristie Wilk resigned from Northern Lehigh School Board on Monday.

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The Pennsylvania State Police announced that troopers confiscated $16,982,054 worth of cocaine, methamphetamines, heroin, fentanyl, and other drugs in the...

 

Tamaqua Area School Board voted to suspend the controversial policy which would allow armed teachers to carry guns and...

 

On Thursday night we’ll get a preview of a bigger storm expected for the weekend.

“Fast movement of the...

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A prosecutor is telling Pittsburgh’s city council that it lacks the authority to pass proposed restrictions on...

 

Midterms — a word guaranteed to cause stress levels to rise for any student. And, it’s not just students...



Police Logs

A Schuylkill County man was struck and killed by a vehicle Tuesday afternoon and the driver is facing driving under...

A Nesquehoning woman faces drug charges after police found her with marijuana when they went to arrest her at her...

A Mount Pocono man who entered a home in Pocono Summit and held a gun to the homeowner’s chest, threatening...

State police at Frackville reported on two arrests made by troopers in separate incidents in Schuylkill County.

• Michelle Santiago,...

A Schuylkill County driver is facing a charge of hit-and-run following a crash that occurred at 7:51 a.m. Sunday along...



Sports

A quick start, and a defense that forced turnovers, was all that the Northwestern Lehigh girls needed to pull away...

 

Shooting the three is the new norm, the popular and flashy play in today’s style of basketball. Often times...

It’s 5:30 p.m., time for the junior varsity basketball game to begin, but where are the teams?

A sign posted...

Four Schuylkill League girls teams posted wins on Monday.

Jim Thorpe remained undefeated, while Tamaqua clinched a district playoff berth....

Northern Lehigh School Board, on an 8-0 vote, approved the following on Monday:

Co-curricular positions for the 2019-20 school year:...



Arts & Lifestyle

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival has got satisfaction: The Rolling Stones are among the...

Winter weather means challenging conditions for outdoor activities and lurking dangers to our bodies — the back in particular.

Slipping...

Living with a chronic illness takes planning and special care. But living with arthritis is painful, disruptive and stops us...

Q. My sister went through a nightmare of doctor visits before she finally found out she has fibromyalgia. Why did...

NASHVILLE, Tennesse (AP) — Country music queen Loretta Lynn has big plans for her 87th birthday this April in the...



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Nation & World

BOSTON (AP) — A member of the family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma told people at the prescription opioid...

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Former major league pitcher John Wetteland has been charged in Texas with continuous sex abuse of...

Here is a look back at Gov. Tom Wolf’s first term:

Re-election

Wolf won re-election with nearly 58 percent of...

HARRISBURG — A second term kicks off today for Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, a battle-tested and perhaps more pragmatic politician...

HARRISBURG (AP) — A federal judge on Monday put a nationwide hold on Trump administration rules that allow more employers...



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