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.
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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.
Defendants who entered guilty pleas...
Five defendants who previously entered guilty pleas to driving under the influence were sentenced on Tuesday afternoon in Carbon County court by President Judge Roger N. Nanovic II, including a Northampton County man who was given a minimum of one year in jail for his fourth conviction.
Man who drove drunk with his children...
A Carbon County man pleaded guilty to driving drunk with his two children in his car, while a woman admitted to causing a disturbance in the Lehighton police station.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Board delays decision on school
BOB FORD/TIMES NEWS A standing-room-only crowd attended the meeting Monday night to discuss the proposed elementary center.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Kids consignment sale has new venue
Danielle Andreas, one of the organizers of the sale, explained that the event, scheduled for March 13-16, has moved to Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Shingles vaccinations rescheduled to...
The Shingles Vaccine Clinic will take place from 10 a.m. until noon Friday, March 7 at the Lehighton Senior Center, 243 S. Eighth St., Lehighton.
Carbon planners approve subdivisions
A Joseph A. and Laura A. Alfieri received conditional plan approval for a subdivision on River Road in Kidder Township.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
The Morning Call
My Fuzzy Friend: Our cat Trooper was born without hips
Trooper, a 1-year-old domestic long-hair cat, is owned and loved by Terri and Sean McGoldrick of Lehighton.
Hearings continued in road rage fight
Hearings for two Carbon County men involved in an apparent road rage incidents in Lehighton last Dec. 18 have been postponed for another month.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Snowy, cold winter costing us big bucks
Waking up to the bright glare of yet another layer of snow, the average Joe squints, sighs, and gets out his checkbook.