New fire department gets OK
TERRY AHNER/TIMES NEWS PALMERTON BOROUGH COUNCILWOMAN HOLLY SELL EXPLAINS WHY SHE DOESN'T BELIEVE THERE SHOULD BE TWO SEPARATE FIRE COMPANIES UNDER ONE FIRE DEPARTMENT IN THE BOROUGH.
Wed Dec 18, 2013
$1.2M fire station ready to go
Palmerton's new, $1.2 million, three-bay fire station has been completed and a new fire company is in the works.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Lehighton police are investigating a two-car crash that took place at about 7 o'clock this morning at the intersection of routes 443 and 209 in Lehighton.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Man in jail after abducting daughter
A man who abducted his 4-year-old daughter in Palmerton over the weekend is currently being housed in Bucks County as he awaits charges.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Amber Alert issued for 4-year-old abducted in Palmerton
At approximately 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Kyleigh Simcsuk, a 4-year-old girl, was abducted from Delaware Avenue in Palmerton.
Amber Alert Issued, Child Abducted in Carbon County
Investigators said on Saturday at approximately 6:30 p.m. Kyleigh Simcsuk, 4, was abducted from Delaware Avenue in Palmerton.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Bringing Christmas cheer
Mahlon Arner of Palmerton was happy to greet visitors, Marge Porambo, a Meals on Wheels volunteer and Concourse Club of Palmerton treasurer, and Venita Horinko, a Concourse Club member.
Pedestrian hit on Route 209 in Carbon County
State police at Lehighton are investigating a crash involving a sport utility vehicle and a pedestrian along Route 209 in Towamensing Township, Carbon County, this morning.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
The Times Leader
Camelback unveils $163M project
Camelback Mountain opened 50 years ago this month as a winter-only attraction. It did so with 14 trails and three lifts.
Carbon schools closed today; more snow forecast
All school districts in Carbon County, as well as Pleasant Valley School District in Monroe were closed as of 6:30 this morning, while Tamaqua Area closed its elementary schools and will be dismissing the middle school and high school at 10:30 a.m. Palmerton's school board meeting has also already been postponed until Dec. 17; and Our Lady of The ... (more)
Sun Dec 08, 2013
National Guard members welcomed home for holidays in Forks Township
As residents across the region scramble to get ready for their annual December traditions, Pennsylvania National Guard Sgt.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
The Morning Call
Program gives free Christmas trees to troops
Hannah Mack 8, of Palmerton, hangs a note on the tree her family donated to a member of the military through the Trees for Troops program at Yenser's Tree Farm in Lehighton.
New fire co. created Action taken via 5-1 borough council vote
On a 5-1 vote, borough council on Thursday agreed to advertise an ordinance that would establish the Palmerton Municipal Fire Company.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Palmerton Area Democratic Club's...
The Palmerton Area Democratic Club will hold its annual Holiday Dinner followed by its annual meeting, including election of officers, at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 10 at the Fireline Hotel in Bowmanstown.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Palmerton councilman hearing postponed
Criminal charges were filed against Ballard for bad check. Ballard was just re-elected to a four-year term on council in last month's general election.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Fire Wrecks Home and Damages Three Others
A pile of smoking rubble and ash is all that remains of the place on Little Gap Road outside Palmerton.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Watch out for Rudolph on the road
It was just before 6 p.m., and Stacy Fritz was driving on Little Gap Road in Kunkletown when suddenly, a deer barreled in front of her car.
'War dogs' video, brings four...
A moment of silence to remember those who gave their lives for us during wartime preceded the showing of a video about war dogs.
The Lebanon Daily News
Central Pa.'s Tussey Mountain opening for skiing
Tussey Mountain is opening for skiing earlier than normal thanks to several inches of snow that fell this week atop a two-foot base of man-made flakes.
Volunteers gather to feed the hungry at Salvation Army
As they have for many years, volunteers for the Tamaqua Salvation Army began preparing their annual feast a day ahead of time, with the meal served Thanksgiving Day from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Counting the meals to be delivered, the organization fed about 300 people Thursday.