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Cody Kmetz, 22, of Nesquehoning, had his parole revoked on a charge of theft and was resentenced to a county jail term.
A Carbon County home improvement contractor was sentenced to a prison term in Chester County recently for not finishing work he was hired to do.
Quick, start naming the top 10 states in the country for producing solar power. Florida would be an accurate first choice, and then most people would round out their guesses by continuing along the country's southern tier of states.
In the lower end of Carbon County and among motorists in general, there was a universal sentiment that the State Highway Department should seize the Lehigh Canal at Weissport and dispose of the narrow, dangerous bridge at that busy traffic point.
A Philadelphia woman, who was found unresponsive in the swimming area of Beltzville State Park earlier this month, has died.
"We've had some meetings and we're at the point now where most of us have agreed to move forward with this," said Robert Leshko, the McAdoo Fire Company Fire Chief.
While Beltzville State Park doesn't have any geese that lay golden eggs, officials said the Canadian birds have polluted the lake with the sickening high-levels of E. coli that's driven swimmers out of the water and forced the area's closure for the fifth time this year.
The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources closed the beach at Beltzville State Park in Carbon County to swimming today, the fifth such closure since June 5. The beach was closed because of high bacterial counts in water samples taken Monday.
One of three individuals who tried to steal merchandise from a Carbon County Walmart was captured by police and jailed last week.
A man convicted in a grizzly Carbon County murder is heading to prison. Michael Rhubart, of Monroe County, was charged in the 2012 homicide of Jubar Hughes.
Carbon County Aggressive Driving Departments will be joining police to conduct targeted Joint Aggressive Driving Enforcement during the second wave, which began on July 7 and will continue until Aug. 31. Departments include Weatherly, Beaver Meadows, Jim Thorpe, Nesquehoning, Lehighton, Franklin Township, Kidder Township and Mahoning Township.
LARRY NEFF/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS Police found William Wilkinson and his wife, Denise, dead at their residence at 37 E. Main St. in Junedale.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 06:01 am
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