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Lehighton, Pennsylvania is located in Carbon County. Zip codes in Lehighton, PA include 18235. The median home price in Lehighton is $125,000 which is roughly $78/per square foot. More Lehighton information.

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7 hrs ago | Times News

Full Lehighton board designing school

Design committees for three proposed building projects in Lehighton Area School District will each include all nine board members following an 8-1 vote this week.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Times News

Police

Franklin Township supervisors said that expenses for police protection now make up 25 percent of the municipality's entire budget.

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Times News

Lehighton schools are back in session

School was back in session Monday in Lehighton Area School District. Superintendent Jonathan Cleaver said, "excitement was in the air" as he visited different buildings throughout the district.

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NJ.com

Lehigh Valley Ukrainians recognize independence day while some are still fighting

Lehigh Valley's Ukrainian community gathers annually in August to celebrate their native country's independence with a flag raising ceremony at Bethlehem City Hall.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Times News

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Construction Mechanic Gary E. Beaver, USN, son of Mr. and Mrs. George A. Beaver Jr. of Lehighton, attended a sunrise celebration recently in Antartica.

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Times News

Tribute to an artist

It wasn't because the nearly 84-year-old Lehighton resident had little to say, but because he was in shock at the turnout for an art show held in his honor at the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Times News

Two shoplifters sentenced Thursday

Two shoplifters were sentenced in Carbon County court on Thursday by Judge Joseph J. Matika, one getting a jail term and the other probation.

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Times News

DEP has dump pile suspect Debris was...

The state Department of Environmental Protection has a suspect in the case of two piles of destruction and demolition debris illegally dumped Wednesday night in Carbon County.

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Times News

D&L trail marks 25 years

Even closer to home, the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor is in our backyard and winds through our towns, main streets and parks.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Times News

Carbon Commissioners put Packerton...

During the Carbon County Commissioners' meeting on Thursday, the board voted 2-0 to advertise the sale of the 71.54 property, which straddles Mahoning Township and Lehighton, with a starting bid of $300,000.

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Times News

Construction trash dumped illegally

LARRY NEFF/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS Several mounds of trash have been dumped on property in Lehighton and surrounding areas.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

W-B Country Junction to reopen after fire

Country Junction/Ashley Furniture Homestore will reopen Saturday after a fire on Thanksgiving destroyed the store.

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Times News

Senior centers host annual county picnic

The Carbon County Senior Centers will host the annual county picnic from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., on Aug. 27 at the Beaver Run Rod and Gun Club, Lehighton.

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Lehighton man killed in Luzerne Co. accident

Jamin Zimmerman was driving a 1999 Plymouth Breeze west on Route 940 in Foster Township when he crossed the center line and hit a 2012 Mack Truck Tractor, eventually coming to a stop off the roadway.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Times News

Ben Salem begins church addition

Jarrad Hedes/Times News A custom-made sign on a 1930 Ford Model A cab pickup advertises the second phase of a construction project at Ben Salem United Church of Christ, 1965 Church Hill Road, Lehighton.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Times News

Carbon County Commissioners make...

The program hires students for the summer months to do a variety of tasks throughout the county.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Morning Call

Song and dance honor Ukrainian culture

Karpaty Folk Song and Dance Ensemble from New York City performs at the Ukrainian Festical at the Ukrainian Homestead in Lehighton.

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Times News

On the darker side of American history

That rule of thumb proved true in Tuscarora when auctioneers discovered a unique artifact of local and American history while liquidating an estate.

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Times News

Note to Lehighton taxpayers

On Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, the Lehighton School Board President Gloria Bowman and Superintendent Jonathan Cleaver used methods you would see in a communist state to silence Carbon County Independent Gazette contributor Dave Bradley and others who oppose their plan to take away our homes for nonpayment of school taxes.

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Times News

New pastor hopes to help

For Jeff Stansbury, the new pastor at Bethany Evangelical Congregational Church in Lehighton, leading a church means more than standing at a pulpit, reading Scripture and shaking hands on Sunday morning.

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