56 min ago
Backyard Bible Club
Freedom Community Church invites children and their parents to a free Backyard Bible Club and Puppet Show from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Aug. 5, 6 and 7 at the Lehighton Amphitheater Park .
6 hrs ago
Driver runs into back of farm tractor in Eldred Township
No one was injured in the crash but the driver's vehicle sustained heavy front-end damage, according to state police at Lehighton.
10 hrs ago
Carbon County to provide White House Christmas tree
A tree farm from Carbon County will be once again be delivering a tree to the White House for the holidays.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Allstate owner Ridgway earns premier...
As a business leader and involved citizen in the Lehighton area, Allstate exclusive agency owner Kurt Ridgway of the John Kurtz Ridgway Agency has been designated an Allstate Premier Agency for 2014.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
One injured in Lehighton crash
One man was injured Friday afternoon when he was involved in a crash in the parking lot of the Boulevard Diner.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Temporary structure in Palmerton gets...
A 30-by-40 foot tent may remain on the property at the former New Jersey Zinc Company's West Plant in Palmerton until next spring.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Controversial school study gets OK
Lehighton Area School District has decided to forge ahead with its updated districtwide feasibility study and will submit designs for its proposed elementary center.
Police officer enters plea
A Lansford police officer entered a guilty plea in Carbon County court on Tuesday to one count of corruption of a minor.
Police identify ATV driver injured in Ross Township crash
Police have identified the man who was injured when his ATV struck a vehicle in Ross Township on Tuesday afternoon.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Armed man impersonating Pa. State Trooper stops, threatens to shoot female motorist
A white male with a military-style haircut and no facial hair and driving a black Dodge Charger with non-tinted windows is accused of impersonating a Pennsylvania State Police officer in Carbon County.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
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Assessing the unknown
Tom Jones and Rich Schwartz silently stalked along the edge of a small tributary meandering beneath the shady forest canopy of Nescopeck State Park last Saturday.
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In the lower end of Carbon County and among motorists in general, there was a universal sentiment that the State Highway Department should seize the Lehigh Canal at Weissport and dispose of the narrow, dangerous bridge at that busy traffic point.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
More Space and Security for State Police at New Barracks
It's just a few miles away from their old location in Carbon County, and it's a new building that offers much more than just some extra space.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Beltzville State Park beach in Lehighton closed for fifth time in six weeks
The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources closed the beach at Beltzville State Park in Carbon County to swimming today, the fifth such closure since June 5. The beach was closed because of high bacterial counts in water samples taken Monday.
Mosquito sample tests positive for West...
According to a report by the Pennsylvania West Nile Control Program, released Tuesday, one mosquito sample tested positive for West Nile virus in the county this year.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Massachusetts man arrested for Walmart theft
One of three individuals who tried to steal merchandise from a Carbon County Walmart was captured by police and jailed last week.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
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The M.A. Carty Construction Co. has started work on the new bridge at Lehighton for which it was awarded the contract.
Aggressive driving being targeted
Carbon County Aggressive Driving Departments will be joining police to conduct targeted Joint Aggressive Driving Enforcement during the second wave, which began on July 7 and will continue until Aug. 31. Departments include Weatherly, Beaver Meadows, Jim Thorpe, Nesquehoning, Lehighton, Franklin Township, Kidder Township and Mahoning Township.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Beltzville State Park beach reopened to swimming in Lehighton
The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources reopened the beach to swimming this afternoon at Beltzville State Park in Carbon County.
Lehighton Band holds 150th anniversary...
Paul Smith, who has been director of the band for the past 49 years, led the musicians in a wide variety of music, including show tunes, classical numbers, pop hits, military songs and marches.