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Stadium Hill in Tamaqua is closed to traffic today as students prepare to red, white and blue wash the street in preparation for Memorial

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and South Korea are laboring to keep the highly anticipated U.S.

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For the third straight year, Panther Valley qualified for the District 11 baseball playoffs.

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A boater had to be rescued from the waters of the Lehigh River Monday afternoon.

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LANCASTER (AP) — Over a lifetime, some Lancaster County residents may have seen a fox with mange.

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Stadium Hill in Tamaqua is closed to traffic today as students prepare to red, white and blue wash the street...

A Northampton County man was sentenced to a state prison term in Carbon County court on Friday after previously admitting...

William Schwab will remain the Lehighton Area School District’s solicitor by the narrowest margin, following Monday night’s school board meeting....

Four athletic fields currently used by the Franklin Township Athletic Association will remain under the ownership of Lehighton Area School...

The day will remain the same, but not the week, when Lehighton Borough Council conducts its meetings as of next...



Police Logs

Palmerton Police Department reported the following incidents:

Prohibited offensive weapons: Cherokee Nikas, 26, Lehighton, was charged for prohibited offensive weapons,...

Robert Bonetsky Jr., 57, of Iron Street, Lehighton, was arrested by Summit Hill police on a charge of possession of...

A 78-year-old woman was attacked by two dogs that got loose during the storm last week.

State police at the...

Charges of endangering the welfare of a child have been filed by Summit Hill police against a borough man who...

A Schuylkill County man was jailed on Wednesday for assaulting a woman.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said George Rohrbach,...



Sports

For the third straight year, Panther Valley qualified for the District 11 baseball playoffs.

This time around, the Panthers (12-8)...

In the postseason, it’s all about just finding a way to win the game. It doesn’t have to be pretty....

EASTON — Tamaqua’s Thad Zuber didn’t want his team’s season to end.

His performance on Monday assured that it wouldn’t....

Marian’s Ryan Cappel made quick work of Shenandoah in the top of the first inning. Three batters, no baserunners, one...

Forget sabermetrics.

Baseball is a game of inches.

And sometimes, it’s the smallest margin that can spell the difference between...



Arts & Lifestyle

“Nightmare bacteria” with unusual resistance to antibiotics of last resort were found more than 200 times in the United States...

St. Luke’s Gnaden Huetten Campus will offer a Safe Sitter course from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. July 20 in...

SHREVEPORT (AP) — Sarah Rose Summers from Nebraska has beaten 50 other women to win the crown at this year’s...

About 25 years ago, Ruth Isenberg, editor of a group of weekly newspapers, wrote an editorial saying that Weatherly needed...

The following book review was written by Ruth Isenberg, vice president of the Weatherly Area Library board of directors.

“I...



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Nation & World

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and South Korea are laboring to keep the highly anticipated U.S. summit with North...

PERRY HALL, Md. (AP) — A 16-year-old charged with first-degree murder in the death of a Maryland police officer has...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Snitches, moles, spies, whistleblowers. Government informants are an age-old investigative tool that’s as much a part of...

GREENWICH (AP) — An off-duty New Jersey state police trooper has been killed in a crash in Pennsylvania.

Authorities say...

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — White plumes of acid and extremely fine shards of glass billowed into the sky over Hawaii...



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