Carbon County Newswire (Page 2)

Carbon County Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Carbon County, PA. (Page 2)

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  1. Annual Special Olympics bowling...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Times News

    ... years ago. The organization is completely volunteer-based and self-funded. Besides bowling, Special Olympics Carbon County offers track and field, power lifting and bocce. Power lifting preseason will begin at 5 p.m. March 5 at Dedicated Fitness. ...

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  2. Loretta's JusticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | Salt Lake City Weekly

    For the past seven years, Carbon County Sheriff's Detective David Brewer drove around with a piece of jewelry hanging from his police cruiser's rear view mirror. "It has helped to remind me of what I was doing," he says.

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  3. Kunkletown resident sentenced for...Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Times News

    ... tured flash powder and explosives at his home. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Carbon County District Attorney's office carried out the investigation, with U.S. Attorney Phillip J Caraballo prosecuting the case.

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  4. Kunkletown man sentenced in explosives caseRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Pocono Record

    ... s residence. The case was investigated by the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Carbon County District Attorney's Office.

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  5. Haluski anyone? Weatherly plans cabbage festRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Times News

    Mayor Tom Connors said he is working with the Carbon County Chamber of Commerce to put together a festival at Eurana Park at some point in 2017. Borough council gave a thumbs up to the idea at its meeting Monday night, authorizing Connors to move ahead with plans.

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  6. Gigliotti to run for register of willsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Times News

    Deborah J. Gigliotti of Summit Hillis running for Register of Wills and Clerk of the Orphans' Court in Carbon County. Gigliotti, who has been Moon's first deputy for seven years, is seeking the Democratic nomination in the May 16 primary.

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  7. Wage increase would hurt tourismRead the original story

    Monday Feb 20 | Times News

    Gov. Tom Wolf's proposal to raise the minimum wage to $12 could have a drastic effect on the seasonal businesses that are key to Carbon County's economy. The Wolf administration says that the proposal will boost income tax revenues and help close the state's budget deficit without a tax increase.

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  8. Carbon plans dispatch upgradeRead the original story

    Monday Feb 20 | Times News

    Carbon County is moving forward with a nearly $500,000 project that will upgrade its 911 center's dispatching system. Last week, the county commissioners approved a 911 Statewide Interconnectivity Funding Grant agreement with the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency for funds in the amount of $473,780.57 to be used toward the Pocono Regional CAD project.

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  9. Carbon gets grant to train jail staff,...Read the original story

    Monday Feb 20 | Times News

    Carbon County is using a $41,450 grant to train probation officers and jail staff to help address drug and crime issues. Last week, the county commissioners approved the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency grant for the implementation of a risk and needs assessment project to support training of adult probation and correctional staff, as well as implement the Ohio Risk Assessment System.

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  10. STEP-Up Carbon to meet TuesdayRead the original story

    Monday Feb 20 | Times News

    Up Carbon's next meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesdayat St. Peter's Community Resource Center, 177 Main Road, Lehighton. This month's speaker will be Brandon Williams, a counselor for men at the Carbon County Correctional Facility.

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  11. Now's the time to sell your houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Times News

    ... of no new construction for three years. We need new construction, because of these gaps." Chies said Carbon County hasn't seen much in the line of new housing construction for years, but that isn't really what her buyers want. They want land. Chies ...

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  12. Carbon County court - DUIRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 18 | Times News

    A Lehigh County resident is facing a year in jail after pleading guilty in Carbon County court on Tuesday to two driving under the influence charges. He was one of six defendants in pending DUI cases to enter a guilty plea before Judge Joseph J. Matika.

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  13. Carbon County courtRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 18 | Times News

    Robert John Barthol, 44, of Weissport, was sentenced to serve six to 12 months in the prison on a charge of possession of a controlled substance-contraband by an inmate. He was placed on probation for a year on a possession of drug paraphernalia charge, concurrent with the prison term.

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  14. Warm Weather Expected To Bring Big Boost To Winter Time EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    One community in Carbon County is even holding a festival to celebrate old man winter right in the middle of a little taste of spring! The borough is throwing its 23rd annual WinterFest held in Jim Thorpe`s historic business district this weekend and vendors were already setting up. "We sell funnel cakes, empanadas, French fries, chicken tenders, hot chocolate, hot coffee, everything imaginable in this little cart," said vendor Gary Wager.

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  15. Carbon County court - ARDRead the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | Times News

    Nineteen first-time offenders were placed in Carbon County's Accelerated Rehabilitation Disposition probation program on Tuesday by Judge Joseph J. Matika. If a person successfully completes all conditions of the program, their record is wiped clean.

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  16. Lawmaker: Insurance Should Cover Opioid Treatment DrugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    As Governor Tom Wolf continues his battle against opioid addiction in Pennsylvania, a state lawmaker from Carbon County wants to get insurance companies involved in the fight. "People have the licenses suspended because of drug issues.

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  17. Former Lansford resident victim of...Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Times News

    ... at 6 Leisenring St., Lansford, where he was a victim of an assault incident on Sept. 28, 2014. Tuesday in Carbon County court Alexander Joseph Jimenez, 26, of Pottsville, and formerly of Lansford, pleaded guilty to terroristic threats for his part ...

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  18. Democrats to hold petition-signing eventRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Times News

    The Democratic Party of Carbon County will hold a petition-signing get-together from 6-8 p.m. Thursdayat the New Columbus Fire Company in Nesquehoning. Billy O'Gurek, party chairman, said this is an opportunity for people seeking public office to meet registered Democrats and have their petitions signed.

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  19. PennEast pipeline gets water quality...Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Times News

    ... Wilkes-Barre to New Jersey and through Kidder, Penn Forest, Towamensing and Lower Towamensing townships in Carbon County. "PennEast Pipeline Company is pleased to have received its 401 water quality certification from the Pennsylvania Department of ...

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  20. School director seats on ballotRead the original story

    Monday Feb 13 | Times News

    Voters in all five school districts in Carbon County, as well as those in Banks Township and Beaver Meadows in the Hazleton Area School District, will be electing members of the boards of education in each district in 2017. The number of directors to be elected this time around, as well as the respective terms of the offices are: a Jim Thorpe Area School District - five directors, one for a two-year term and four for four-year terms.

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