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Jim Thorpe man gets rare invitation to Oval Office Jim Thorpe man gets rare invitation to Oval Office 0
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A Jim Thorpe businessman had the rare treat of visiting the Oval Office recently as part of the White House Historical Association’s “Pres

Crum proves to be a threat for Indians Crum proves to be a threat for Indians 0
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Zach Crum is not easily impressed — especially with himself.

“Art of the Anthracite” “Art of the Anthracite” 0
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A new exhibit celebrating the region’s coal mining heritage, “Art of the Anthracite,” opens Saturday at the Tamaqua Historical Society’s a

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Hurricane Florence has moved out of the Carolinas, but the threat to residents remains, Jon Evans, anchor of WECT and Fox Wilmington, said

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HARTFORD (AP) — A federal judge in Connecticut has dismissed a lawsuit by 60 former professional wrestlers, many of them stars in the 1980

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Lehighton Area Memorial Library has received a Keystone Grant in the amount of $169,699, Education Secretary Pedro A. Rivera announced...

A Jim Thorpe businessman had the rare treat of visiting the Oval Office recently as part of the White House...

The cost of housing overflow Schuylkill County prison inmates in other jails to alleviate overcrowding is approaching $1 million so...

Carbon County President Judge Roger Nanovic will hear evidence later this year in Lehighton Area School District’s appeal of a...

Hurricane Florence has moved out of the Carolinas, but the threat to residents remains, Jon Evans, anchor of WECT and...



Police Logs

A Schuylkill County driver was cited following a one-vehicle crash reported at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 13 along Ringtown Boulevard in...

State police at Frackville are investigating a burglary and a theft from a vehicle in separate incidents.

The burglary occurred...

Tamaqua police reported on the following incidents:

• A Coaldale man was in the wrong place at the wrong time...

A Berks County resident was caught in the act of burglarizing a Monroe County home.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said...

Two Schuylkill County men were jailed for assault following two separate domestic incidents.

State police at Frackville said troopers responded...



Sports

Zach Crum is not easily impressed — especially with himself.

The Lehighton wide receiver had a career day against Marian...

We’re almost halfway through the regular season. The stakes are getting higher, while the level of intensity and emotions are...

The Times News area will feature two Thursday night games this week. Lehighton will visit Panther Valley, while Marian travels...

Schuylkill League Football Division 1 play opens this week with undefeated Tamaqua and one-loss Blue Mountain clashing to see who...

September 20, 1985 — Mike Evans comes off the bench to carry 10 times for 112 yards and a touchdown...



Arts & Lifestyle

A new exhibit celebrating the region’s coal mining heritage, “Art of the Anthracite,” opens Saturday at the Tamaqua Historical Society’s...

Cindy Ross will present her seventh book, “The World is our Classroom,” and host a book signing at Hawk Mountain...

Auditions will be held at the Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway in Jim Thorpe, between 10 a.m. and...

Pallet Painting with Bossard’s Boards classes will be offered at the Tamaqua Community Art Center, 125 Pine St., Tamaqua this...

Blues Caravan 2018, featuring Bernard Allison, Vanja Sky and Mike Zito, is coming to Penn’s Peak at 8 p.m. Oct....



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Nation & World

WILMINGTON, North Carolina (AP) — Duke Energy activated a high-level emergency alert at a retired coal-fired power plant in North...

WILMINGTON, North Carolina (AP) — South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster says the state’s financial losses from Florence are estimated at...

 

ABDERDEEN, Md. (AP) — Three people were killed Thursday morning in a shooting at a Rite Aid distribution center...

EAST GOSHEN TOWNSHIP (AP) — A Pennsylvania gunman who was upset that his ex-wife had been awarded their home in...

HARRISBURG (AP) — The candidate had just chided the media minutes earlier for not being tougher on his opponent when...



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