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2 hrs ago | Times News

Cooperation helps firing range to move...

Frank Shubeck, the work release/treatment director at the Carbon County Correctional Facility in Nesquehoning, reported that progress is being made on the new 75-foot by 150-foot range, which will be located on the Broad Mountain behind the prison.

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Related Topix: Prison, Nesquehoning, PA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Times News

5 plead to drunken driving counts

A total of five defendants entered guilty pleas in pending driving under the influence cases on Tuesday in Carbon County court before Judge Joseph J. Matika.

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Related Topix: Lehighton, PA, Drugs

WNEP-TV Moosic

Questions Remain in Carbon County Deck Collapse

The deck came crashing down Tuesday night before the severe storms hit, during a child's birthday party near Albrightsville.

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Related Topix: Albrightsville, PA

Times News

6 injured in deck collapse

A children's birthday party Tuesday quickly turned into a nightmare as the deck where a Carbon County family was celebrating collapsed beneath them.

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Related Topix: White Haven, PA, Lehighton, PA, Albrightsville, PA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Times News

DUI, false ID charges after traffic stop

When police attempted to stop the vehicle on Thursday, the car drove the wrong way down a one-way street.

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Related Topix: Jim Thorpe, PA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Times News

Carbon joins program to suppress gypsy...

Carbon County commissioners have voted to submit a letter of intent to participate in the 2015 Gypsy Moth Suppression Program through the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Bureau of Forestry, Division of Forest Pest Management.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Hiker recovering from copperhead snake bite

It's an outdoor paradise, but a hiker at Lehigh Gorge State Park in Carbon County is recovering after a rare, poisonous snake bite.

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Related Topix: Chester County, PA, Jim Thorpe, PA, McGovern, PA, Quakertown, PA

WFMZ

Louisiana man seriously injured in Carbon crash

A Louisiana man was seriously injured when the car in which he was a passenger hit a tree early Sunday morning in Carbon County.

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Related Topix: Lehighton, PA

Sun Jul 06, 2014

WFMZ

Tour bus passenger rescued after falling down highway embankment in Carbon County

A passenger of a disabled tour bus had to be rescued Sunday morning after falling down a steep embankment along the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Times News

Streets closed for Race Street Run in...

On Saturday morning, St. Mark's and St. John's Episcopal Church will hold the ninth annual Race Street Run.

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Related Topix: Canada, Jim Thorpe, PA

WFMZ-TV Allentown

History's Headlines: Old Carbon County Jail: Doing time since 1871

As a native of Cleveland, Ohio, Betty Lou McBride did not grow up hearing tales of northeastern Pennsylvania's anthracite coal region's Molly Maguires.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Hazleton, PA, Jim Thorpe, PA

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Times News

Six people placed in probation program

Six first-time offenders, five charged with driving under the influence, were placed in Carbon County's Accelerated Rehabilitation Disposition probation program on Tuesday by Judge Steven R. Serfass.

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Related Topix: Jim Thorpe, PA, Walnutport, PA, Lehighton, PA

WFMZ

High bacteria levels =no swimming at Beltzville Lake

High bacteria levels in the water at Beltzville Lake have prompted officials to prohibit swimming at the popular park in Carbon County.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Times News

Lansford man arrested again, this time for meth operation

Lansford police, along with the Carbon County Drug Task Force and the state Office of the Attorney General have arrested a Lansford man for operating a meth lab out of his home at 237 W. Patterson St. Barnes appeared in county court last week in connection with an inident at Marco's pizza.

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Related Topix: Lansford, PA

Sat Jun 28, 2014

The Times-Tribune

10 Things: Local trails you need to hike this summer

Where: Lacawac Sanctuary, 94 Sanctuary Road, Lake Ariel Trailhead : 41.376654, -75.299719 Attractions: Forest, birds, ponds, aquatic life and Lake Wallenpaupack Length: 2.9-mile loop Difficulty: Moderate Type: Natural Open: Daily during daylight hours Details: Guests must park and sign in at the visitors center when they arrive.

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Related Topix: Lake Ariel, PA, Albrightsville, PA, Susquehanna County, PA, Montrose, PA

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Times News

Back to earth, Lansford man enters...

Back to earth after flying high, a Lansford man who was jailed on Tuesday for appearing in Carbon County court while under the influence of controlled substances entered a guilty plea Thursday to the charges he was scheduled to on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Lansford, PA, Drugs

Times News

DUI Memorial, a reminder for safe travels this holiday

The DUI Victims Moving Memorial made its way to the Lehighton Walmart on Thursday morning, presented by the Pennsylvania DUI Association.

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Related Topix: Lehighton, PA

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Times News

Four placed in probation program

Four first-time offenders in the criminal justice system were placed in Carbon County's Accelerated Rehabilitation Disposition probation program on Tuesday by Judge Joseph J. Matika.

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Related Topix: Lake Harmony, PA, Drugs, Weatherly, PA

Times News

Bat-wielding mom waives hearing

A Mahoning Township woman, who is accused of striking her daughter with a wooden baseball bat because of a clogged toilet, waived her preliminary hearing Wednesday and will likely enter a plea agreement.

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Related Topix: Jim Thorpe, PA

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Times News

Carbon man admits meth lab role

A Lehighton man pleaded guilty in Carbon County court on Tuesday for his part in the operation of a methamphetamine lab.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Lehighton, PA, Prison

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