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A potential merger between a pair of fire companies in Rush Township remains on hold.

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Area school districts have spent the last few days quelling rumors and addressing emergency preparedness in the aftermath of last week’s s

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A Tamaqua man convicted of raping a 12-year-old girl is not entitled to a new sentence, a state Supreme Court panel has ruled.

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MINERSVILLE – Weatherly’s foray into the first round of the District 2/11 Class A subregional was bitter sweet.

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Jack Frost Big Boulder will host the 11th annual Ski for the Cure Breast Cancer Awareness Day on Saturday morning, rain or shine.

Local

Two Carbon County residents are facing charges following a chase that began in Summit Hill and ended in Penn Forest...

A parade of speakers queued up at a public hearing in Schnecksville Thursday with most of them asking the Delaware...

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission has issued a statement about an incident that resulted in the death of a truck driver...

Palmerton Area School District Superintendent Scot Engler today addressed rumors circulating about a threat at the school.

 We wanted to...

The Palmerton Camera Club has announced that members will take photographs that can be used in eminent domain proceedings for...



Police Logs

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Kassandra Mattox, 25, of Tobyhanna, was indicted on...

NORRISTOWN — Two men face numerous charges in connection with a series of armed robberies and thefts that targeted Walmart...

State police at Lehighton are investigating the theft of two prescription medication pill containers from a residence in Carbon County....

A Monroe County man is in jail for violating a protection from abuse order.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said they...

A snow-covered roadway in Lehigh County was the cause of a two-vehicle crash at 6:49 p.m. Saturday.

State police at...



Sports

MINERSVILLE – Weatherly’s foray into the first round of the District 2/11 Class A subregional was bitter sweet.

Bitter because...

The following schools have announced ticket sales for their District 11 basketball playoff games.

Panther Valley

The Class 2A boys...

Palmerton High School’s Tekoah Guedes will continue his academic and football career at NCAA Division 3 St. Vincent College in...

February 23, 1993 — Weatherly’s Kevin Peiser, playing in his last high school game, scores 28 points to not only...

Palmerton High School’s Linnaea Leister will continue her academic and basketball career at Division 3 Moravian College.

Leister was a...



Arts & Lifestyle

Penn’s Peak has announced three upcoming shows.

The genre-defying Mavericks will be at the Peak at 8 p.m. May 5....

Trisha and Dennis Rawlings, a couple in their early 30s, are moving to suburban Chicago and leaving their over-60-year-old first...

New Seasons at St. Luke’s Gnaden Huetten Campus will co-sponsor an AARP Safe Driver Renewal Class from 9 a.m. to...

The Alzheimer Association Caregiver Support Group at Blue Mountain Health System meets monthly at 5:30 p.m. in the third-floor conference...

The first lady of metal, Lita Ford, returns to the Penn’s Peak stage at 8 p.m. April 6.

A British...



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Nation & World

YORK, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania school district has closed schools for a third consecutive day as police continue to...

SOUTH WHITEHALL, Pa. (AP) — A fire tore through a school bus garage early Friday, destroying or damaging more than...

SOUTH WHITEHALL, Pa. (AP) — A fire destroyed more than two dozen school buses overnight and forced a Pennsylvania district...

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s highest court overstepped its authority in drawing new congressional district lines and did not give state lawmakers...

WASHINGTON — A top FBI official acknowledged Thursday that the nation’s top law enforcement agency has lost public trust after...



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