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49th Lehighton Halloween parade to take place Saturday 49th Lehighton Halloween parade to take place Saturday 0
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The 49th annual Lehighton Area Halloween Parade will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday. The rain date is 2 p.m. Sunday.

NL’s Repsher takes centerstage NL’s Repsher takes centerstage 0
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Mike Repsher has been solid all season.

Former local band reunites for special show Former local band reunites for special show 0
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Fourth annual RockToberfest this weekend in Lehighton Fourth annual RockToberfest this weekend in Lehighton 0
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Bands and acoustic music, a beer and wine garden, and more rides than ever.

Local

A state appeals court has upheld a ruling that Nesquehoning’s insurance policy is not obligated to cover a former police...

Sixteen years ago, a group of Kidder Township residents set the goal of adding trails to their community.

“The community...

Rain put a limit on the work that could be done, but it did not dampen the spirit of volunteers...

 

Local politicians, business owners and tourism officials are weighing in following Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway’s announcement Wednesday morning it...

State police announced around noon Thursday that a missing hiker was found deceased. They said there is no danger to...



Police Logs

A Nesquehoning man was charged after he assaulted a woman.

John Palmer Cleland Jr., 53, of the 200 block of...

A Jim Thorpe man was cited after he hit a parked vehicle in Nesquehoning and fled the scene.

Nesquehoning police...

A Coaldale man with a criminal history has been charged with possessing a firearm in the emergency room of a...

 

Police report on the following theft incidents:

• Someone picked up a wallet left in a store by an...

A Schuylkill County man is facing charges following an incident that occurred at 6:56 p.m. Oct. 6.

State police at...



Sports

It’s no secret that high school football participation numbers are down across the region, the state and the nation.

That...

MINERSVILLE — Pottsville eliminated Panther Valley in the Schuylkill League volleyball tournament semifinals 3-0 on Wednesday, but the final score...

The District 11 Class 3A playoffs will officially take place in three weeks with a four-team bracket to decide the...

 

Mike Repsher has been solid all season.

The Northern Lehigh junior has provided versatility out of the backfield, working...

Frankie Althouse came into Mahoning Valley Speedway’s Octoberfast as the recently-crowned Late Model champion, a feat he was able to...



Arts & Lifestyle

Renowned Bluesman Jonny Lang, Marc Broussard and soul Blues Brothers tribute The Blues Brotherhood are among the new acts coming...

 

Back in the early ’70s, a group of Tamaqua-area boys with a passion for music decided to rock the...

Grace-St. Paul’s United Methodist Church is holding a free community dinner from 4-6 p.m. Saturday. The menu is ham, string...

Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe announced three new shows are joining the already full lineup.

Ratt, an ’80s hair band,...

HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California pumpkin hobbyist has won first place at the 46th annual Safeway...



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Nation & World

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Carl and Kerri Schwartz say they have good medical reason for not vaccinating their disabled 11-year-old son,...

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s top elections official defended the language of a constitutional amendment ballot question Wednesday and urged a state...

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...



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