10 hrs ago
Police: Carbon County man who carried out murder-suicide had violent past
At left, this inventory note by state police was left hanging in the window of a Carbon County home where authorities say a murder-suicide was carried out.
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16 hrs ago
Take a look at voting records
I am writing to point out my concerns about the performance of our local congressmen in Carbon County in response to their voting records on retiree issues.
20 hrs ago
Man kills woman, self in Carbon County
It happened around 10:45pm Friday night in the first block of East Main Street in Junedale, Banks Township, police said.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Beltzville State Park beach reopened to swimming in Lehighton
The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources reopened the beach to swimming this afternoon at Beltzville State Park in Carbon County.
Lansford wants suicide report
Lansford Borough Council wants to see a copy of the state police investigation on a high-profile suicide of part-time officer David Midas eight months ago.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
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.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
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.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
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.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
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.
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.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
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.
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.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
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.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
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.