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Numerous motorists were caught in the clutches of Thursday’s winter storm.

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Lansford borough’s mayor honored a longtime public servant who continues to serve on the fire police squad.

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He was in the Pundit Pit following one week of our high school grid picks.

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The Blue Ridge Chapter of Dream Come True will hold its annual telethon Sunday night at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe.

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The first snowstorm of the season caused lots of problems on the road. Have any photos from your commute or your yard.

 

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Numerous motorists were caught in the clutches of Thursday’s winter storm.

The first storm of the season resulted in various...

Carbon County residents should not expect to see county real estate taxes rise in 2019.

On Thursday, the county commissioners...

Lansford borough’s mayor honored a longtime public servant who continues to serve on the fire police squad.

At Wednesday’s meeting,...

The Blue Ridge Chapter of Dream Come True will hold its annual telethon Sunday night at Penn’s Peak in Jim...

School closures and delays for Friday.

CCTI: Closed

Jim Thorpe: Closed

Lehighton: Closed

Marian Catholic: Closed

Northern Lehigh: Closed

Northwestern...



Police Logs

A Monroe County man has been charged with the distribution of fentanyl that resulted in the death of two people....

State police at Lehighton reported on the following incidents investigated by troopers.

• An attempted burglary was reported on Nov....

A 5-month-old male was found to have methamphetamine in his system, and now the parents have been charged.

State police...

Two separate traffic stops by state police at Lehighton has led to charges being filed against both drivers.

• Johnny...

 

Mahoning Township Police reported the following theft charges:

• John Justin Pezzeca, 39, of Lehighton has been charged with...



Sports

He was in the Pundit Pit following one week of our high school grid picks.

On August 31, I wrote,...

Seven former area student-athletes have been named to the Landmark Conference Fall Academic Honor Roll.

Moravian College accounted for five...

Panther Valley Athletic Director Kristin Black was one of just a handful of ADs from throughout the state that were...

Panther Valley has announced winter sports ticket prices.

Winter season passes will be sold during the varsity girls basketball scrimmage...

Natalia Richards (seated, second from right) a senior at Jim Thorpe Area High School, signs National Letter of Intent to...



Arts & Lifestyle

Penn’s Peak has announced two upcoming shows, the Bay City Rollers and The Oak Ridge Boys.

Bay City Rollers will...

Celebrate this year’s holiday season with friends and loved ones while supporting conservation and tree planting with the help of...

Meditation worked as well as traditional therapy for military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder in a small experiment sponsored by...

The Nesquehoning Historical Society will be presenting a special public lecture at 6 p.m. on Monday at the historical society’s...

The hills behind the Tamaqua Area High School will stand in for the Austrian Alps this weekend when the Tamaqua...



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Nation & World

CHICO, Calif. (AP) — At least 63 people are now dead from a Northern California wildfire, and officials say they...

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) — A feel-good tale of a homeless man using his last $20 to help a stranded...

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Police are investigating an assault involving several cans of SpaghettiOs in Pittsburgh.

WTAE-TV reports a woman told...

MOUNT HOLLY, New Jersey (AP) — A homeless man who benefited from a GoFundMe page set up by a New...

NORFOLK (AP) — Two U.S. Navy SEALs and two Marines have been charged in the 2017 death of an Army...



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