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Memorial Day observances throughout the region:

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Thousands witnessed a sky filled with blazing color Saturday night as Tamaqua entered the final weekend of a month-long program in homage

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Showers and thunderstorms will continue to affect the area this morning before diminishing by this afternoon.

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By PATRICK MATSINKO

pmatsinko@tnonline.com

SHIPPENSBURG – Tina Capparell pushed until the very end.

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Rush Township Police Chief Joseph E. Lipsett passed away Saturday at a Pottsville hospital.

“He was hospitalized and died in...

Memorial Day observances throughout the region:

Today:

• Coaldale: The Coaldale UVO will hold its services Sunday. First service, 1 p.m....

It’s been a little over a year in the planning, but 150 years in the making.

This Monday the monthlong...

Carbon County’s largest tribute to America and its military, past and present, will take place on Monday, when the Summit...

Seven Palmerton Area High School seniors were honored for their excellence in academics, and school and community participation during Thursday’s...



Police Logs

A Monroe County man is facing multiple sexual assault counts.

State police at Stroudsburg said Kevin Conroy, 46, of East...

Three people, including two juveniles, have been charged following incidents at a Schuylkill County residence.

State police at Frackville said...

A Kunkletown man is among five people facing drug charges following a traffic stop that took place in January in...

Palmerton Police Department reported the following incidents:

Prohibited offensive weapons: Cherokee Nikas, 26, Lehighton, was charged for prohibited offensive weapons,...

Robert Bonetsky Jr., 57, of Iron Street, Lehighton, was arrested by Summit Hill police on a charge of possession of...



Sports

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Danica Patrick’s racing career ended with a wreck in Turn 2 at the track that made her...

ALLENTOWN – The Colts knew it would be tough to score runs in Friday’s District 11 Class 2A championship game....

 

SHIPPENSBURG – It was as good as she could have imagined.

Marian’s Emma McClafferty dreamed of medaling at the...

ALLENTOWN — It’s a three-year stretch that could arguably be called the greatest in Marian baseball history.

For the first...

Sadly, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C. includes names of more than 19,000 men and women who...



Arts & Lifestyle

It’s been a little over a year in the planning, but 150 years in the making.

This Monday the monthlong...

Robin Stankowski says she was born to organize.

“I have always kept things neat and orderly,” she said. “I see...

Brodhead Watershed Association will host its popular annual sale from June 1-2 at Pocono Township Fire Company’s “carnival building” on...

Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm, 347 Quiet Valley Road, Stroudsburg, will open for its 55th summer tour season June 16,...

June is shaping up to be hotter than ever at Penn’s Peak.

Trace Adkins returns to the Peak at 8...



Contests and Promotions

Nation & World

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein surrendered Friday to face rape and other charges from encounters with two women, wearing...

WASHINGTON (AP) — For President Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un may be the deal that got away.

Trump and his...

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a dramatic diplomatic turn, President Donald Trump on Thursday canceled next month’s summit with North Korea’s...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Wednesday launched an investigation into whether tariffs are needed on the imports of...

BILLINGS, Montana (AP) — Attorneys for the Trump administration were due in a Montana courtroom Thursday to defend the disputed...



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