Friday May 10
Thanking the past and welcoming the...
Darlene Nothstein, center, president of Meals on Wheels Palmerton, presented Susie Blose, right, with a bouquet of flowers, to thank her for all her hard work as its treasurer since 2005 and 2007 "She is a perfectionist and everything she did was always timely and done the way it should be.
Kathleen Spirk, of Palmerton, gets an early start this morning as she checks out the colorful hanging baskets available for purchase at the 2013 Annual Spring-A' Fair Palmerton Hospital Auxiliary Plant Sale located at the main entrance to the Palmerton Hospital.
Medicare seminar at Palmerton Area...
A free seminar on Medicare will be presented at the Palmerton Area Library, 402 Delaware Ave., Palmerton, on Tuesday, May 14 at 6 p.m. in the upstairs gallery.
25th Senior Games under way
More than 200 senior athletes, clad in primary color T-shirts yellow for Panther Valley, red for Jim Thorpe, blue for Palmerton, orange for Weatherly and maroon for Lehighton stood at attention as the American flag, borne by the Panther Valley School District JROTC color guard, was carried into the recreation center gym.
Pennsylvania ski resorts brace for uncertain future
A group of scientists has warned climate change will deliver the death knell to Pennsylvania's skiing industry across much of the state by 2050, but ski resort operators say they're not ready to buy into a doomsday scenario.
19th Citizen Bee May 2
Panther Valley High School would seem to have the edge in this year's Citizen Bee.
Chambersburg Public Opinion
Man wants plea tossed in Pa. baseball bat slaying
One of four men convicted in the baseball bat beating death of a man in central Pennsylvania says he "didn't understand what was going on" when he pleaded guilty in the case.
On Earth Day, remembering Gifford Pinchot's and Rachel Carson's lessons: As I See It
More than 300 years ago William Penn was granted land in the New World. "Penn's Woods" had great forests, clean rivers, rich soils, and superior mineral wealth.
Officials: Plane crashes near Blue Mountain
Officials have confirmed that a plane has crashed somewhere near the area of Blue Mountain Ski Area in Palmerton, Carbon County.