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Staff struggles: 48 teachers have left Panther Valley in 5 years; 20 more retired Staff struggles: 48 teachers have left Panther Valley in 5 years; 20 more retired 0
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Bids being accepted for proposed library building addition Bids being accepted for proposed library building addition 0
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Bids are being accepted for a proposed building addition at the Lehighton Area Memorial Library.

Tide’s big plays beat Jim Thorpe Tide’s big plays beat Jim Thorpe 0
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13 artists display works in foundation fundraiser 13 artists display works in foundation fundraiser 0
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Autumn in Carbon County is in full swing. The trees are exploding with color as the cool, crisp nights move in.

Spotlight: Andreas Air Force veteran served aboard legendary Texas Tower Spotlight: Andreas Air Force veteran served aboard legendary Texas Tower 0
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It was 1960 and there was one job at hand.

“We were looking for Russian bombers,” says Bob Doerr of Andreas.

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The Rev. Robert J. Potts, pastor of St. Ursula Church, Fountain Hill (Bethlehem), has been removed from ministry pending...

 

Pennsylvania is in the midst of a teacher shortage. Last year, the Department of Education issued just 4,412 teaching...

In today’s world, volunteering is becoming a rarity.

On Thursday, Commissioners’ Chairman Wayne Nothstein, a volunteer firefighter, again spoke about...

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale this week announced he has released nearly $60 million in aid to support volunteer firefighters across...

 

Autumn in Carbon County is in full swing. The trees are exploding with color as the cool, crisp nights...



Police Logs

State police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks said more than $5,000 worth of tools were stolen in a burglary that...

A Tamaqua man is charged with possession of a controlled substance, drug paraphernalia and public drunkenness/similar misconduct by Tamaqua police,...

State police at Frackville reported investigating a one-vehicle crash at 2:49 p.m. on Wednesday along Interstate 81 in Mahanoy Township,...

A Palmerton driver escaped injury in a hit-and-run crash reported at 7:37 a.m. Sunday along Forest Inn Road in Lower...

Police have reported on the following cases:

• State police at Lehighton reported charges are pending against a person after...



Sports

Tamaqua coach Sam Bonner and Lehighton coach Tom McCarroll were both looking for more consistent play from their teams on...

 

Three fumbles lost and 106 yards of penalties is not a recipe for winning football games. But a quick-score,...

For the second week in a row an opponent tried to stick primarily to the ground against Northwestern and it...

Panther Valley attempted to take away Mahanoy Area’s inside running game Friday night.

The only problem was, the Golden Bears...

It took longer than Pat Morgans had hoped, and it wasn’t as easy as he would have liked.

But Friday...



Arts & Lifestyle

 

It was 1960 and there was one job at hand.

“We were looking for Russian bombers,” says Bob Doerr...

Cut flowers have an intense but brief vase life, lasting about a week. Yet they can be preserved as attractive...

 

Artists who use Mother Nature as their muse will come together to highlight their works at the Lehigh Gap...

There are a number of events coming up at Lehigh Gap Nature Center, located at 8844 Paint Mill Road, Slatington....

An old-fashioned hymn sing will be held at 3 p.m. Oct. 20 at Trinity EC Church Berlinsville, located at 4647...



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Nation & World

CAMP HILL, Pa. (AP) — Officials say an inmate at a Pennsylvania state prison injured two guards in an attack,...

NEW YORK (AP) — The thousands of shops that sprang up in cities and towns across the country over the...

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh area couple found out where all their walnuts have gone.

It turns out squirrels stored...

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has once again declined to take up the case of a former...

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Three medical marijuana patients on Tuesday challenged a Pennsylvania county's policy that people on probation and...



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