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  1. A shelter for the homelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Times News

    Kirk Eidem sits on a cot, strumming his guitar, in a small cubicle in the Peaceful Knights shelter, housed in a former plumbing supply store on First Street in Lehighton. A facilities maintenance worker by trade, Eidem grew up in Packerton, and last lived with his mother in State College. 1 comment

  2. 14-year old Calvin Carroll to run Modified car at Mahoning ValleyRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | Standard Speaker

    If history has a way of repeating itself, then look for Calvin Carroll to make a big splash as a rookie Modified driver for the upcoming season at Lehighton's Mahoning Valley Speedway.

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  3. Seven placed in probation programRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | Times News

    ... He was arrested on Aug. 16, 2014, along Spencer Lane, Towamensing Trails, Penn Forest Township, by state police at Lehighton. A test showed 0.17 BAC. He was assessed $550 for the cost of the program and ordered to render 50 hours of community ...

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  4. Man wanted for rape apprehendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Times News

    State police at Lehighton said Jonathan Spyros Hortis, 26, no address given, was arrested without incident about 8:10 a.m. behind the Weissport House in Weissport.

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  5. My Fuzzy Friend: He's a lover, not a fighterRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Morning Call

    ... a new pet. I was looking for a cat that was no longer a kitten, but didn't want one older than 3 or 4. I drove to Lehighton after seeing an ad for Boots on one of the pet adoption websites. When I arrived, the owner informed me that he was ...

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  6. Carbon court newsRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | Times News

    First Commonwealth Federal Credit Union, 257 Brodhead Rd., Northampton, filed an action against Kyle D. Elsasser, 171 Center Rd., Lehighton, and Penny M. Elsasser, aka, Penny M. Mistretta, 128 S. Sixth St., Lehighton, alleging they defaulted on a note. Sought is $51,791.08 and $3,830.55 plus interest, costs, and fees.

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  7. Battery stolen out of forklift in Polk TownshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Pocono Record

    The battery from a forklift was stolen sometime between Feb. 1 and March 17 from a building at 1146 Interchange Road in Polk Township, according to state police at Lehighton. The thief gained entrance by smashing a rear window and once inside took the battery out of the forklift.

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  8. Brush fire in MahoningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Times News

    Fire crews from Mahoning Valley, Lehighton and Jim Thorpe were called to battle a brush fire behind the Bagel Bunch on Mauch Chunk Street in Mahoning Township just before 10 Thursday morning. Franklin Township and East Penn Township were also requested at the scene for extra man power, with East Penn being canceled before responding.

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  9. Police nab 3 on heroin chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | WFMZ

    Members of the Carbon County Drug Task Force made three heroin drug arrests Wednesday as part of a narcotics investigation. Police say 28-year-old Casey Kreiger of Lehighton was taken into custody after selling 10 bags of heroin during a drug transaction.

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  10. New school vs. old schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Times News

    Opinions on both sides of the argument rolled in during a three-hour public hearing in Lehighton Area School District on Tuesday night. The hearing, which drew just over 100 people, was required by the state before the district can embark on a major new construction project.

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

    Wednesday Mar 18 | 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.

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  12. Drug presentation for seniors plannedRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Times News

    The Pennsylvania Department of Aging, Pennsylvania Link to Aging and Disability Resources and Carbon County Area Agency on Aging on March 27 will host a drug presentation geared toward senior citizens, those with disabilities, caretakers, providers and social workers. The program, Spot the Signs of Drug Abuse in your Family and Neighborhood, will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lehighton Recreational Center, 243 S. Eighth St., Lehighton.

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  13. Finally, an end to the neverending winterRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Times News

    ... That was how the letter ended on Friday afternoon on March 6. In my travels on the 7th, I had to go to Lehighton. As I approached the light I could not help but notice. It looks like a peacock lost his plumage, all over the ice. Touche! The Ice ...

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  14. Legion honors firefighter, police...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Times News

    Jarrad Hedes/Times News Shoemaker-Haydt American Legion Post 314 honored four Lehighton School District elementary students Monday night for winning its annual essay contest. From left, Larry Heffley, Post 314 commander; Taylor Duncan of Shull-David Elementary School; Abigail Klotz of Mahoning Elementary School; Sophia Coleman of Franklin Elementary School; Sophia Wentz of East Penn Elementary School; Floyd Brown, Post 314 past commander; and Harry J. Wynn III, Post 314 finance officer.

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  15. Elderly woman hurt in 248 crashRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Times News

    ... e loose gravel. Palmerton Police were assisted at the scene by the Palmerton Fire Department, Palmerton Ambulance, Lehighton State Police, and East Penn Township Police Department.

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  16. Speak up about schoolRead the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | Times News

    Taxpayers will have a chance to give their thoughts on a proposed Lehighton Area School District elementary center Tuesday night, but district officials are clear that the Act 34 public hearing will not become a debate. Tuesday's hearing, scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Lehighton Middle School, 301 Beaver Run Road, will start with presentations by Jonathan Cleaver, Lehighton superintendent; Mark Barnhardt, of EI Associates; and Zach Williard, of Public Financial Management.

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  17. CorrectionRead the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | Times News

    Sherry A. Cseh Haas, 300 Forest Inn Road, Lehighton, is a Democratic candidate for a four-year term on the Palmerton Area School Board.

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  18. Woman arrested in LehightonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Times News

    Police lead Jessica Ryder, 20, of Lehighton, into the Lehighton police station after she was arrested Friday afternoon in the 100 blockof South First Street. Ryder was picked up on a warrant issuedby Carbon County Adult Probation after she and another female fled.

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  19. Death of man whose body was found Friday does not appear suspiciousRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 14 | Times News

    Lehighton police Cpl. Scott Prebosnyak said Saturday the death of a man whose body was found Friday in the snow near a railroad trestle in a wooded area to the south of Main Lane does not appear to be suspicious.

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  20. Any way you slice it, Lehighton's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | Times News

    There were beads to match to colors denoting each digit of Pi, reading projects in pizza pie boxes, a tasting to determine which local pizza place makes the best pies, all culminating in a pie-in-the-face for Lehighton Area School District officials at the Pi Day Academic Festival Saturday. The festival was held in the high school cafeteria and drew dozens of children and their families, many of whom sported Pi Day T-shirts that bore the Greek symbol representing 3.14159, the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter, and the likeness of renowned physicist Albert Einstein, who was born on March 14,1879.

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