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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
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.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Carbon County Commissioners make...
The program hires students for the summer months to do a variety of tasks throughout the county.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lehighton Borough, contractor to finish...
At a special meeting Friday morning, borough council on a 6-0 vote agreed to proceed with the building withoutengineering.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
The Morning Call
Shopping Scout: Parkland yearbook, bicycle trailer and more
Book series: Marjorie of Zionsville is looking for the St. Simon's Trilogy by Eugenia Price, which includes "Lighthouse," "New Moon Rising" and "Beloved Island."
Two admit to drunken driving
Two defendants in pending driving under the influence cases entered guilty pleas in Carbon County court on Thursday and were immediately sentenced by President Judge Roger N. Nanovic II.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Man faces charges after allegedly biting woman outside Turkey Hill in Gilbert
A Scranton man is facing charges after allegedly biting and choking a woman outside Turkey Hill in Gilbert, and then taking her vehicle.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Lehighton Area School District...
Superintendent Jonathan Cleaver said the group, comprising board members, residents, teachers, support staff and administrators, will discuss the layout of the approximately 140,000-square-foot building, which would house all kindergarten through fifth-grade students in the district.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Residents question elementary project...
Jarrad Hedes/Times News A few of the signs located outside the Lehighton Area School District administration building Monday night as part of a taxpayer rally.
Palmerton man given prison term for DUI
Mark Allen Solt, 45, was sentenced by President Judge Roger N. Nanovic II to serve 90 days to six moths in prison.
Carbon County man wanted for 2011 theft of gun recovered in New Jersey
Police in Carbon County are seeking the public's help in finding a 25-year-old man wanted on theft charges for allegedly stealing a gun from a Lehighton-area home.
Chambersburg Public Opinion
WWII veteran wrote of experiences before he died
The crew of the Gallopin' Ghost: Front row, from the left: SSgt. James Zocco, assistant crew chief; SSgt.