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Letters of interest are being accepted to fill an empty seat on Lehighton Borough Council.

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Northwestern saved its best for last on Wednesday.

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Maxine Scherer wants to bring food donation boxes to her town, and she needs help from the community to do it.

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Spend a little, save a lot. That’s a phrase not often tossed about in county government.

During a Schuylkill County...

The long wait is over. Palmerton’s softball team is scheduled to break in its new field next to the junior...

The controversy over an eyesight screening service offered by the local district of Lions Club International looks to be over...

CeaseFirePA says it is “appalled” by Tuesday’s revelation that the Tamaqua Area School District has reinstated its policy to arm...

 

A road crew worker was struck by a vehicle as he was working on guide rails in Nesquehoning Wednesday...



Police Logs

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating a theft from vehicle at a Schuylkill County mall.

Troopers said a 43-year-old...

Schuylkill Township police are investigating a burglary at a home along Moss Glen Road in Brockton. The theft took place...

 

A Lehighton man has been charged with strangulation and various other charges following a domestic dispute.

According to the...

Fern Ridge state police have charged a man with stealing electricity from his neighbor.

John Casper, 50, of Albrightsville, is...

State police at Stroudsburg are investigating a reported theft incident at a Monroe County business.

Troopers said on April 8...



Sports

 

Northwestern saved its best for last on Wednesday.

The Tigers scored two runs in the sixth inning to tie...

Championship teams know how to grind out victories. Not everything will always go a squad’s way, but how that bunch...

The Jim Thorpe and Panthers Valley boys and girls track and field teams earned victories on Wednesday.

In a meet...

Jim Thorpe defeated Panther Valley in extra innings, while Tamaqua used a late surge to beat Nativity in baseball action...

April 18, 1956 — Walter Niehoff claims two events as Lehighton gains a 59-39 Lehigh Valley League track and field...



Arts & Lifestyle

 

For the second year the Eldred Township Community Center held an art exhibition to show off some local talent....

Penn’s Peak has announced upcoming shows:

• Bay City Rollers will perform at 8 p.m. April 25.

The Rollers performed...

Turn To Us announces its 4th Annual Raise The Stakes casino night from 6 to 11 p.m. May 18 at...

Hell House, LLC 3-Lake of Fire will officially begin filming at Waldorf Estate of Fear on May 1.

The crew...

Top trends for summer travel this year include:

Orlando, Florida, once again claims the top spot as the most-visited summer...



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Nation & World

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Public at last, special counsel Robert Mueller’s report revealed to a waiting nation Thursday that President...

A Pennsylvania state government watchdog agency has launched an investigation into the horrific case of a 14-year-old girl who had...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former Black Panther and death row activist convicted of killing a Philadelphia police officer decades ago...

NEW YORK (AP) — A New Jersey man was arrested after entering St. Patrick’s Cathedral carrying two cans of gasoline,...

SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police say a man apparently fatally shot a Pennsylvania woman and wounded a Massachusetts man outside...



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