Man arrested in suspected meth lab raid
The raid happened at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday at a home in the downtown business section of the community.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
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Homestyle fun at Carbon County Fair
Judge Karen Knoll with Bridgette Fronhaiser and Rose, the winners of the Carbon County Fair 4H Supreme Champion Market Breeding Doe Contest in 2013.
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.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Police warn about cop impersonators and how to detect them
Local police say they're seeing a disturbing trend this summer: fake cops pulling people over.
Daniel Devitt of Palmerton waives theft hearing
Daniel Devitt, the UPS worker accused of stealing thousands of dollars worth of merchandise from the company, waived his right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday.
Blocked by bridge traffic
KAREN CIMMS/TIMES NEWS Lehighton Ambulance 5620 sits in traffic on the Thomas J. McCall Memorial Bridge late Saturday morning.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Get Ready to Sweat: Hot Yoga Arrives in State College
Edward Silver, one of the studio's partners, says all the classes offered are for beginners.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Popular Polk Township eatery destroyed by early-morning fire
A popular West End restaurant known for serving anytime from breakfast to last call was destroyed by fire on Sunday.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Within the past few days, we got a police report of a woman, driving by herself, getting pulled over on Route 248 near Palmerton by who she thought was a police officer.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Picassos in training
When these young people are asked what they did over summer vacation, they can say they became artists, thanks to Paula Zelienka, the Palmerton Area Library's annual art camp teacher.
Temporary structure in Palmerton gets...
A 30-by-40 foot tent may remain on the property at the former New Jersey Zinc Company's West Plant in Palmerton until next spring.
Man waives hearing in Palmerton hit-and-run
A Carbon County man who allegedly hit a 14-year-old male with his vehicle and drove away from the scene has had his case bound over to Carbon County Court.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Armed man impersonating Pa. State Trooper stops, threatens to shoot female motorist
A white male with a military-style haircut and no facial hair and driving a black Dodge Charger with non-tinted windows is accused of impersonating a Pennsylvania State Police officer in Carbon County.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Fake Cop Pulls Gun On Driver
Troopers say he pulled a woman over last Friday and pulled a gun on her. This is an investigation troopers in this part of Carbon County are taking very seriously.
Burning bush starts garage fire in Palmerton
Borough Fire Chief Larry Zawaly said the incident occurred around 11:40 a.m. at the garage at 158 Avenue A. "There was a bush on fire, it went up the side of the garage, and up to the roof," Zawaly said.
Officials: woman stopped by armed police impersonator
According to Pennsylvania State Police, a woman reported that she was traveling on 248 westbound in Palmerton Borough on Friday afternoon, when she was stopped by a man who claimed to be a police officer.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
9 displaced from Palmerton complex
Palmerton firefighters responded to the scene just before 2 p.m., after the fire started in the kitchen of one of the units in the Franklin building of the Harvard Apartments complex on Harvard Avenue, according to borough Fire Chief Larry Zawaly.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Fire Hits Carbon County Apartments
Firefighters were called out around 2:30 p.m. to Harvard Avenue in Palmerton for a fire that broke out in the apartment complex.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Century Club: Mildred Weber Brown celebrates 100
Mildred Weber Brown's first name is not a common one these days. But when she was born on July 17, 1914, Mildreds were everywhere.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Air National Guard's mobile physical challenge in Palmerton this weekend -
The Air National Guard, a reserve component of the U.S. Air Force, will feature its new Air National Guard Mobile Experience Physical Challenge at the Spartan Race in Palmerton on Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. The experience will test participants' strength and agility with a timed physical obstacle course that is designed to make ... (more)