17 min ago
Deal Means Juvenile Inmates Likely Won't be Bussed to Jim Thorpe Area High
Officials with the Jim Thorpe Area School District today confirm they've reached a deal that allows a school inside a local juvenile detention center to stay open.
2 hrs ago
Bluegrass band The Grascals to perform in Jim Thorpe
The group is based in Nashville and has performed their blend of bluegrass and country music at the Grand Ole Opry, among other venues.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
YSA, Thorpe close on agreement
Students from Youth Services Agency, a local facility for troubled teens, would attend class at its Penn Forest Township site if a potential agreement with Jim Thorpe Area School District is approved.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
New Railroad Bridge Coming to Nesquehoning
A new railroad bridge is in the works across the Lehigh River near Jim Thorpe, bringing more than 100 new jobs to the area.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Carbon County Commissioners make...
The program hires students for the summer months to do a variety of tasks throughout the county.
Slatington's 150th Anniversary Parade and Block Party on Saturday was not only attended by hundreds of residents and guests, but was also a unanimous success.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Millions coming for Carbon rail bridge projects
Details were sketchy as of late Friday, but according to a news release issued by the state Department of Transportation, a rail bridge over the Lehigh River in Jim Thorpe proposed by Reading Blue Mountain & Northern Railroad will receive $5 million, and bridge repairs by the Horsehead Corp. Palmerton will receive $700,000.
Four charged with DUI placed in Carbon...
Four people charged with driving under the influence were placed in Carbon County's Accelerated Rehabilitation Disposition probation program for first-time offenders on Thursday.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Crews respond to structure fire in Summit Hill
A home used for summer actvities such as gatherings and parties in Summit Hill was leveled by flames shortly after noon Friday.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
A taste of this year's Carbon...
While the Carbon County Fair is the perfect occasion for thrill seekers, animal lovers and music junkies, it's sure to please those who arrive on an empty stomach.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Swinging to new heights
Eleven-year-old Jaden Srebrenick of Summit Hill and 10-year-old Alana Wolfinger of Jim Thorpe, ride the Yo-Yo swing at the Carbon County Fair Tuesday afternoon.
Experience with addiction spurs family...
Claudia Sarge McDonald and Louisa Sarge, both Lansford residents, hopped out of their pool Tuesday night and made their way to Jim Thorpe's Memorial Park.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Carbon Fair opens today
RON GOWER/TIMES NEWS Melissa Nothstein, 17, of Lehighton, leads her half-ton steer Fluffy from a truck to a stall at the Carbon County Fair on Sunday.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Iraq hero to be honored with bridge name
When the $28 million bridge is completed in Lehighton, it will be named in honor of a soldier who gave his life to protect our freedoms.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Palmerton man gets year in jail for DUI...
A Palmerton man was sentenced to a year in jail on Monday after pleading guilty to driving under the influence in the county court.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
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Steam locomotive highlights annual rail excursion
The annual Greater Pittston Charity Train Ride will be better than ever this year.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Lifeguards Needed at Mauch Chunk Lake
Friday's sunny weather attracted a good crowd at Mauch Chunk Lake in Carbon County, but one of the three swimming areas was closed.