Could it happen here?
A gas leak is believed to have caused a fiery explosion Wednesday morning in East Harlem, New York City, that killed at least eight people and injured about 60 others.
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Delays coming Tuesday
Sean Brown, safety press officer, with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Engineering District 5, said that from 6 p.m. to 4 a.m. next Tuesday through Thursday, traffic will be restricted to one lane in each direction on the bridge, Route 209 between Route 443 and Route 248.
Fri Mar 14, 2014
Aquashicola firemen responded to fires on Front and Mill streets as far as their hoses would reach from fire hydrants.
Aquashicola Volunteer Fire Company , has it all ... everyday heroes in its volunteer firefighters, dedicated members and a community that supports it successfully.
Police: Man secretly recorded girl changing clothes at Palmerton High -
A Palmerton man has been arrested for setting up his cellphone to record video in a Palmerton High School restroom last month and telling a 17-year-old girl to change her clothes there, police said.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Woman struck, killed by car while...
Pope was struck about 11:45 a.m. as she was jogging in the 5800 block of SR873 in Washington Township, along the northbound shoulder.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Lehighton Ukrainians concerned
Russian President Vladimir Putin says he has deployed troops into Crimea to protect those whose affinity and culture is Russian.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
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Shopping Scout: Collector of Avon memorabilia, vintage flatware
Artist information: Kathryn of Lehighton is looking for information about an artist named J. Willett, who painted a picture titled "Daily Pool," depicting a young lady next to a pool with two white swans.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
District could save $20 million
One Lehighton Area School director believes taxpayers in the district could save in excess of $20 million if the board decides to renovate its existing schools rather than build a proposed elementary center.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Stocking Trout In The Snow And Ice
A sign that spring is near is now underway in our area. Trout stocking started this week in Pennsylvania but with so much snow and ice, it's a challenge getting all those fish in the streams.
This week on Pennsylvania Outdoor Life
Do you know where your bait comes from? We'll introduce you to D.C. Bait Inc. in Lehighton, the largest bait wholesaler in Pennsylvania.
Carbon driver dies in crash Monday
Troopers said Steven K. Brooker, 57, of Lehighton, was driving a 1999 Ford pickup truck southbound, about 700 yards north of the intersection with Joseph Lane, when the truck went onto the berm as it curved to the right.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Where's the beef?
Mike Suzadail, meat manager at Jim Thorpe Market, said,"There's no relief in sight.
Two plea to drunken driving counts
Two persons scheduled for trial this week in Carbon County court, both charged with driving under the influence, decided to enter guilty pleas before county judges.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Remembering Angela Friends share memories of Tamaqua woman on the one-month anniversary of her murder
Angela Steigerwalt will be remembered for her ready smile, quick wit and ability to make people she just met feel like old friends.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Several people attended a meeting of Lehighton Borough Council on Monday and complained that their garbage hasn't been collected for over two weeks.
Lehighton School Board votes to settle...
The district will pay an amount recommended by board solicitor William Schwab, but that figure is confidential until the agreement is accepted by Kraky.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Man injured in West Penn crash
One man was sent to the hospital Tuesday evening following a two-vehicle crash at Leiby's Intersection in South Tamaqua.