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He added that several parking meters are broken and the fact that they haven't been repaired has created a type of blight in the business section.
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Wed Apr 16, 2014
Carbon woman given prison term for drug...
A Carbon County woman, with an extensive history of drug use and convictions, was sentenced to a county prison term on Monday.
Board reviews wind farm project
A proposed wind farm in Carbon County has a few kinks that must be worked out before ground can be broken.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Beauty quickly turns to danger when hikers misstep at Glen Onoko Falls
Poised at the top of Glen Onoko Falls, hikers drink in a panoramic view of Lehigh Gorge.
Kunkletown man 'tasered' in Lehighton as he resists arrest, police say -
A Monroe County man was shot with a stun gun Monday afternoon after he fled from police investigating a Weissport fight and then struggled police trying to take him into custody.
Lehighton votes 5-4 to move fifth-graders to elementary
Lehighton Area School Board voted 5-to-4 Monday to realign the district classes by moving the fifth-grade students back to the elementary level.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
ALDI hiring in Mahoning Valley
A grocer is looking to bring jobs to the Mahoning Valley. Grocery-store chain ALDI held a hiring event Monday in Lehighton, Carbon County.
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Shopping Scout: Legos for autistic children, canners to cook beets, more
Canners: Joan of St. John's Lutheran Church in Bath is looking for two canners to cook the beets that the church cans.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
PA Ski Season Wraps Up
Blue Mountain Ski Area and Resort in Carbon County wrapped up its longest ski season ever with some summer-like weather on Sunday.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
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BRIEF: Palmerton boy, 13, used Internet to threaten other students,...
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) April 13--Carbon County authorities are considering charges against a 13-year-old Palmerton boy who used the Oovoo and Instagram online sites to threaten boys and girls at two schools, police said.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
SS. Peter and Paul school to close at the end of the year
The pastor whose parish sponsors SS. Peter and Paul School in Lehighton has announced after a nine-month study that because of enrollment and financial challenges, the school will close at the end of the current school year.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
150 years of music
For a century-and-a-half, it has been providing music with a variety from marches to show tunes to even country tunes at its concerts.
Student, 13, faces charges in threats at Towamensing, Franklin
A student in the Palmerton Area School District is responsible for various social media threats made to students in the Palmerton and Lehighton area school districts.
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Monroe County man accused of raping 9-year-old
Duryea police charged a Monroe County man Wednesday for allegedly raping a 9-year-old girl in the basement of a Duryea residence.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
on this Date
Since the Selective Service Act started functioning last November, more than 3,500 have been passed at the Wilkes-Barre Induction Center.
Car pulled from canal
There were anxious moments early this morning when a car was discovered in three feet of water in the Lehigh Canal in Weissport.
Parents rally to keep SS. Peter school open
Parents gathered Tuesday in front of SS. Peter and Paul Catholic School in Lehighton to air their concerns about the Allentown Diocese's comments that the school has been under study this past year.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Former Lehighton man sentenced for child pornography
The United States Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that a 32-year-old former Lehighton resident was sentenced today to serve 188 months in prison for receiving and distributing child pornography.
Carbon firefighter training tower must be demolished
The 75-foot tall training tower, which has been used for training firefighters for over 40 years, at Baer Memorial Park in Lehighton, is going to be demolished.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Police investigating social media threat
State Police at Lehighton said this morning no new information is available on the incident they have been investigating since last Friday.