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Carbon prison still over capacity
During the monthly meeting of the county prison board on Wednesday, Warden Joseph Gross reported that a total of 219 inmates were currently being housed in the prison, located on the Broad Mountain in Nesquehoning.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Palmerton man admits to role in burglary
A Carbon County man admitted his part in a burglary and was immediately sentenced so he could enter a rehabilitation program for drug abuse.
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.
Nesquehoning approves 5-year garbage...
During a special meeting of borough council on Monday, the board voted to accept Tamaqua Transfer's apparent low bid for five years of service at a total cost of $1,413,049.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
$10 million grant will help build railroad bridge in Carbon County
The Reading & Northern Railroad has been awarded a $10 million state capital budget grant to build a new railroad bridge over the Lehigh River near Nesquehoning in Carbon County.
Carbon County Commissioners make...
The program hires students for the summer months to do a variety of tasks throughout the county.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
The Citizens' Voice
Social networking video post leads to drug arrest
Videos on a social networking site of a man allegedly smoking marijuana inside a home where two children lived led law enforcement resulted in two Nesquehoning adults facing criminal charges, according to police.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
On probation in Schuylkill County
Frederick King, 42, of Mahanoy City:charged by Tamaqua police with delivery of a controlled substance, possession with intent to deliver, criminal use of a communication facility, and possession of a controlled substance.
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.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Lansford man admits selling fake heroin
Kyle Nalesnik, 27, of Lansford, pleaded to the charge before President Judge Roger N. Nanovic II.
Crews called to equipment fire in Nesquehoning
Nesquehoning Hose Company No. 1, Hauto and New Columbus fire departments responded to the call at Panther Creek Power Operating LLC, on Dennison Road, just after 4 p.m. By the time crews arrived, the 2005 Model 180 Volvo front end loader, which had been operated by a Panther Creek employee, was fully engulfed.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
iPad message leads to arrest
Kevin Kane of Nesquehoning put a message onto his iPads. The message was merely to contact him at his phone number.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Nesquehoning man faces drug-related...
Nesquehoning police have charged a borough man with driving under the influence of narcotics after telling a patrolman following a car crash in April that he would refuse to take a blood test because he had recently used cocaine.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Questioning cogeneration plant
Chris Parker reported that the Panther Creek Cogeneration Plant in Hauto is planning to burn rubber in the form of shredded tires, which will be imported from New York State.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Nesquehoning couple faces drug and corruption of minors charges
A Carbon County couple faces drug and corruption of minors charges after police saw social media posts of drug use in their Nesquehoning home while children were present.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Storms rip through area
Thunderstorms moved through the area Wednesday afternoon and evening, leaving behind fallen trees and wires.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Police officer enters plea
A Lansford police officer entered a guilty plea in Carbon County court on Tuesday to one count of corruption of a minor.