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Bombers top Tigers to stay hot

Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 13:32
Palmerton topped Northwestern 63-51 Tuesday to pick up is third straight win. Junior Kody Kratzer, who paced the Bombers with 27 points, talks about the victory.

Lehighton Winter Youth Program

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 08:47
Instructors Makayla Nothstein and Ashley Wojton discuss the free Winter Youth Program at the Lehighton Recreation Center.

Indians surge past Blue Bombers

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 00:19
Lehighton surged past Palmerton for a 41-27 non-league win Monday. The Tribe won the final five bouts to erase a 27-16 deficit, starting with Richard Fronheiser's decision at 170 pounds. Alex Zeigenfuss (182), Shaneef Carter (195) and Brett Gasker (220) delivered pins, while Michael Yeakel (285) won by major decision the Indians down the stretch to seal it. Gasker and

Pa. Farm Show butter deconstruction

Monday, January 13, 2020 - 10:53
Workers scrape and deconstruct the 2020 butter sculpture. The inedible butter will make its way to Reinford Farms in Mifflintown (Juniata County) where it will be recycled in the farm’s methane digester and converted into renewable energy to power the dairy farm. Courtesy of the Pa. Farm Show.

Tamaqua girls top Lehighton

Friday, January 10, 2020 - 20:43
Tamaqua posted a 60-36 win over Lehighton in Schuylkill League action on Friday. Emily Titus and Emma Kuczynski scored 19 points apiece for the Raiders. Ashley Marchessault had 10 points for the Indians. Titus talks about the victory.

Blue Bombers pull away from Nolehi

Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 12:09
The Palmerton girls basketball team pulled away for a 39-22 win over Northern Lehigh Wednesday. Brianna Moore paced the Blue Bombers with 11 points, while Bethie Morgan added 10 and Kayla Cincilla nine. Moore and Cincilla talk about the victory.

Kratzer sparks Blue Bombers

Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 11:21
Palmerton edged Northern Lehigh 58-57 on Wednesday night. Kody Kratzer, who scored a game-high 30 points for the Blue Bombers, talks about the win.

209 oil spill

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 13:49
Emergency responders work to clean fuel oil spill in Mahoning Township.

Tamaqua tops Blue Mountain

Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 10:21
Brayden Knoblauch and Nicko Bolletino talk about Tamaqua’s win over unbeaten Blue Mountain.

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