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The roads are snow-covered and slippery, according to reports from police and all over social media.

A crash closed Route 902 near Summit Hill about 5:30 p.m.

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Fast Fill Exxon on Best Avenue in Walnutport will expand its building and inventory to sell beer and wine by the end of the year.

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For the past few weeks, going to work for Walley Breiner has been anything but the average day on the job.

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For what seems like an eternity, Palmerton High School girls’ basketball and Linnaea Leister have been synonymous.

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The Eldred Township  Board of Supervisors has  declared a “snow emergency.”

The board is asking residents not to travel unless...

The roads are snow-covered and slippery, according to reports from police and all over social media.

A crash closed Route...

For the past few weeks, going to work for Walley Breiner has been anything but the average day on the...

A western Pennsylvania man accused of bilking portions of proceeds from Officer Down 5K events across the country, including in...

Two Carbon County residents admitted to drug-dealing charges on Monday in the county court with one sentenced to a state...



Police Logs

A Lehigh County driver has been cited for leaving the scene of a crash.

State police at Fogelsville said the...

Two troopers from the Lehighton State Police barracks have been charged with hacking the account of a Jim Thorpe resident....

State police at Lehighton reported investigating a burglary and two thefts.

The break-in occurred at a residence in the 500...

A traffic stop has led to the arrest of a Tioga County driver on several drug charges.

On Feb. 3...

A Carbon County man is facing a charge of unauthorized use of an automobile.

Nesquehoning police said Shane Schiano, 39,...



Sports

Weatherly, Panther Valley, Marian, Palmerton, Northern Lehigh, Tamaqua, Jim Thorpe, Northwestern and Pleasant Valley boys basketball teams all qualify for...

Weatherly, Marian, Palmerton, Tamaqua, Lehighton, Northwestern and Pleasant Valley qualify for District 11 girls basketball tournament. 

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Hey, high school students. Want to be a park ranger? Or would you rather work to design outdoor landscapes? What...

Talk about added motivation for the millions of Americans who made a weight-loss resolution to start this new year —...

February 17, 1956 — Freddie West turns in a 28-point performance to help Coaldale pull away from Lansford for a...



Arts & Lifestyle

 

The Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum is paying tribute to the industry that built the town of Palmerton.

The museum,...

Shake off the winter blues and prepare for spring with a special presentation by Dr. Barbara Malt of the Lehigh...

The Allegheny Regional Festival of Books, a grass-roots nonprofit, is accepting applications from authors to appear at the annual festival...

he rain and warmer days we’ve had have spurred thoughts of spring, which is good timing for the Philly Home...

Wine lovers who find themselves debating food and wine pairing dilemmas can learn the basics of what goes into a...



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Nation & World

HARRISBURG — New proposals to redraw Pennsylvania’s congressional districts rolled in Thursday in a high-stakes gerrymandering case, meeting a court-ordered...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Pennsylvania lawmaker is facing charges that she left the scene of hit-and-run crash when she was...

Amtrak is considering suspending service on tracks that don’t have sophisticated speed controls by a Dec. 31 deadline, the railroad’s...

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Students and neighbors describe the suspect in the deadly rampage at a Florida high school as...

BUTLER, Pa. (AP) — A woman who lobbied for passage of Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana law is the first person to...



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