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Truck hits power line in Tamaqua, knocks out electricity Truck hits power line in Tamaqua, knocks out electricity 0

A young man driving a Penske rental truck accidentally hit the tension wire at the intersection of Bowe and  Mahanoy streets in Tamaqua.

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Volunteer firefighting is a rewarding and valuable way to serve your community.

SUV crashes on 902, driver injured SUV crashes on 902, driver injured 0

The driver of a sport utility vehicle was injured Saturday afternoon when involved in a crash along Route 902 in Summit Hill. The crash occurred at 12:30 p.m.

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“Win today.”

It’s a mantra that’s as simple as it is clear.

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The school year is over at Panther Valley Junior-Senior High School, but parents’ frustration over a series of lockdowns is not.

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A young man driving a Penske rental truck accidentally hit the tension wire at the intersection of Bowe and  Mahanoy streets...

A Lehighton man was arrested following the robbery of a Lehigh County gas station on Friday morning.

Hector Santiago-Quinonez, 27,...

Volunteer firefighting is a rewarding and valuable way to serve your community. To become a firefighter, it takes dedication and many...

The school year is over at Panther Valley Junior-Senior High School, but parents’ frustration over a series of lockdowns is...

Move aside, Indiana Jones.

There’s a new name in archaeology — Carbon Career and Technical Institute alumnus Dakota Kalavoda.

Kalavoda,...



Police Logs

Two people were recently cited by Tamaqua Police for providing false information in their attempt to purchase guns at Ed’s...

Robert M. Fenton of Saylorsburg is facing charges of driving under the influence and possession of a controlled substance (heroin)...

A Dauphin County driver was cited following a two-vehicle crash that occurred around 7:50 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of...

A Summit Hill woman is facing charges of persistent disorderly conduct and harassment following an incident on May 29.

Borough...

A 37-year-old Albrightsville man is facing charges of harassment, disorderly conduct and criminal mischief following an incident at 11:30 p.m....



Sports

“Win today.”

It’s a mantra that’s as simple as it is clear.

And one that works perfectly for Josh Black’s...

So let the games begin!

The District 18 Little League All Star Tournament is underway.

One of the four opening...

June 23, 2004 — Mark Angst hits a game-tying homer in the bottom of the seventh inning and Kyle Spotts...

I was a bit slow to warm up to the state of Michigan, probably because I’m a Penn State fan....

How do you tell a buddy he’s sadly mistaken?

One of mine told me he lost the desire to race...



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Volunteer firefighting is a rewarding and valuable way to serve your community. To become a firefighter, it takes dedication and many...

 

I have been an outdoor nut since I was 5 or 6 years old.

I began identifying all the...

There are some changes I applaud because they enhance life in positive ways.

But there are other changes I lament...

He’s Mr. Somebody.

He’s past 70 years old and he’s taking his daily walk in the park.

He navigates the...

In gardening, whether you’re talking about pest control or fertilization, “organic” generally means natural.

The word “organic” refers to “organic...



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WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Republican immigration overhaul is dangling precariously. It is imperiled by stubborn differences between conservative and...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North and South Korea have agreed to hold temporary reunions of families divided by the...

WASHINGTON (AP) — States will be able to force more people to pay sales tax when they make online purchases...

EAST PITTSBURGH, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal police shooting of a 17-year-old (all times local):

10:45 p.m....

DALLAS (AP) — Hundreds of people had to be rescued Thursday from floodwaters in South Texas, where rainfall has inundated...



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