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  1. Palmerton Meals on Wheels holds picnicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Times News

    The gathering was given to honor the 26 active volunteers. Each person gives their time, energy and the use of their vehicle to deliver weekday meals to senior citizens all year-round in the Palmerton and Bowmanstown area.


  2. Bowmanstown gets $215K grantRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2015 | Times News

    At the monthly meeting of Bowmanstown Borough Council, engineer Jessica Rehrig of the Benesch Engineering Firm announced the borough has been approved for a grant. Rehrig said, "The borough has been awarded $215,000 through the Local Shares Assessment Fund, or Gaming Grant, through Monroe County toward the completion of the Lime Street Project."


  3. Carbon receives $848,000 in LSA grantsRead the original story

    May 27, 2015 | Times News

    State Senator John Yudichak and Representative Doyle Hefley today announced that 13 Carbon County projects will receive $848,000 in state grants through the Monroe County Local Share Account. "Investments in community development, economic development, and our public safety infrastructure improve the quality of life for every Carbon County resident," said Yudichak.


  4. Car hits pole in early morning East...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2015 | Times News

    State police at Lehighton are investigating a violent crash in which one person was seriously injured while another, the driver, fled the scene. The crash occurred 3 a.m. Sunday morning along Route 895 just east of the intersection with Lauchnor Road.


  5. Bowmanstown Council supports fire...Read the original story

    May 6, 2015 | Times News

    On Tuesday, council heard from Carbon County Commissioners' Chairman Wayne Nothstein, who attended the meeting to answer any questions council may have about the proposed project. Last month, borough council tabled the request of the commissioners for a letter supporting the grant application process and the project.


  6. All hands on deckRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | Times News

    The wind-whipped forest fire that charred more than 400 acres in East Penn Township drew firefighters from a wide region and forced people out of their homes. As night fell, the bright glow of flames drew camera buffs as the fire began to cross over the mountaintop in the direction of Slatedale in Lehigh County.


  7. More than 300 acres lost as Blue Mountain wildfire continues to burnRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | Times News

    Route 895 is closed in the Bowmanstown area as dozens of fire trucks have taken up position along the road, protecting homes from a raging forest fire. The fire has been burned since shortly after 2:30 p.m. Saturday in East Penn Township and over the Blue Mountain into Lehigh counties.


  8. Board questions fire centerRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | Times News

    Lower Towamensing Township wants more detailed information before it supports a proposed fire and emergency services training center in Carbon County. After some discussion, the township's board of supervisors on Tuesday rebuffed a request from the county asking for a letter of support for the center, which would be located on 10 to 12 acres of land in the emergency complex on the Broad Mountain in Nesquehoning.


  9. Emily's pitchRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Times News

    Monday was special for the Palmerton Area High School girls' softball team, as the Lady Bombers held their home opener, playing host to Salisbury High School. The moment took on a special significance when teammate Emily Brong threw out the first pitch before the start of the game.


  10. Carbon man admits stealing from motherRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2015 | Times News

    He was one of seven defendants in pending cases to enter a guilty plea before President Judge Roger N. Nanovic II. Kenneth Edward Heckman Jr., 30, of Bowmanstown, pleaded guilty to one count of receiving stolen property, rated a felony three.


  11. Firefighters pay respects to former Bowmanstown chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Times News

    So were the words used to describe Guldner, as spoken from several of those who knew him best, during a funeral service Wednesday morning at Ben Salem United Church of Christ in Lehighton. Family, friends, and firefighters from various fire companies gathered to mourn the loss of Guldner, 76, of Bowmanstown, who passed away Saturday evening in his residence after a courageous battle with kidney disease, which left him on dialysis.


  12. Police pursuit update: Three arrested on drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | Times News

    Police from throughout Carbon County were chasing the car through Bowmanstown, Mahoning and East Penn Township. The search included Club Road in Lower Towamensing Township, Route 895 and Route 248.


  13. Police chase through Lower Carbon areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | Times News

    Several people are in custody and police are searching for the driver of car wanted in connection with a police assault. Police from throughout Carbon County were chasing the car through Bowmanstown, Mahoning and East Penn Township.


  14. Fire destroys barn at Spring Mountain...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Times News

    Fire hit the pole barn shortly just after 5:30 p.m. The narrow icy driveway prohibited firefighters from getting close to the scene. The barn, nestled by trees, was located to the rear of the property, far from the road.


  15. Crews battling pole barn fire in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Times News

    Fire hit the pole barn shortly just after 5:30 p.m. The narrow icy driveway prohibited firefighters from getting close to the scene. Companies on scene include fire companies besides Franklin Township include Parryville, Bowmanstown, Towamensing, Lehighton.


  16. On the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | Times News

    In 2006, on the advice of his doctor, the state granted the Bowmanstown man a blue-and-white plastic tag bearing the symbol of a wheelchair. The placard hangs from his rearview mirror and allows him to use spaces reserved for people with handicaps.


  17. Bowmanstown crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Times News

    The occupants of a car walked away from a crash in Bowmanstown Tuesday morning. The crash occurred as the car was traveling along White street and lost control on an ice covered roadway, going over a set of guard rails landing on its roof on a railroad bed.


  18. Carbon commissioners actRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2015 | Times News

    A Annual reports to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation showing balances of Acts 88 and 89 and Liquid Fuels funds. The balance for Act 44 funds is $80,548.27; Act 89, 21,241.35; and the unencumbered balance in Liquid Fuels of $58,302.30.


  19. Defendants revoked from ARD programRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2015 | Times News

    Lee Kester, 34, of Palmerton, was revoked from the program on a charge of DUI on petition of Cooper for violating conditions by testing positive for opiates, cocaine and amphetamines, and failing to submit to scheduled urine screens. Michael Palka, 24, of Lansford, was revoked on a DUI charge on petition of Eckhart for violating conditions by failing to report to the probation office as directed, failing to complete AHSP, failing to complete D&A treatment, and failing to perform 50 hours of community service.


  20. Resident reacts to fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Times News

    A Lower Towamensing Township woman has pleaded with township officials to curtail speeding on a dangerous road where four teenagers were killed several weeks ago. Resident Agnes Oceanak, of 1750 Dairy Road, implored the township's board of supervisors on Monday to come up with some means of safety to slow vehicles down that travel the road at high rates of speed.


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