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JT girls defeat Palmerton

Saturday, January 25, 2020 - 00:18
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Jim Thorpe girls basketball coach Rob Kovac talks about his team's victory over Palmerton.

Tamaqua edges JT

Friday, January 24, 2020 - 22:01
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Lucas Gregoire talks about Tamaqua's 73-71 win over Jim Thorpe in overtime Friday.

Neighborhood Spotlight

Friday, January 24, 2020 - 09:44
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Mark Hoffman of Lehighton discusses why he volunteers.

Schwartz cops first SL crown

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 11:56
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A 6-2 decision over Pottsville's Connor Demcher in the 113-pound final Friday gave Jim Thorpe's Will Schwartz his first Schuylkill League title. Schwartz talks about the match and the improvements he's made since placing fourth at 106 pounds a year ago.

Strouse earns second league title

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 11:55
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Tamaqua's Bronson Strouse captured his second career Schuylkill League title with a 3-1 decision over Jim Thorpe's Derek Hunter in the 285-pound final on Friday. Strouse, who was also named the tournament's Most Outstanding Wrestler, talks about the match and his goals for the rest of the season.

Tamaqua Borough Council discusses railroad platform

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 07:31
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Tamaqua Borough Council on Jan. 21, 2020, approved an agreement with Reading Blue Mountain and Northern Railroad to build a platform at the train station in the borough to pave the way for more train runs.

West Penn water extraction

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 10:51
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Water extraction is discussed at Monday morning's West Penn Township board of supervisors meeting.

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