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Thanks to the Internet, the schemers have been busier than ever. It's especially difficult when the perpetrators hide behind official looking logos or with appealing notices like "You have won!" or that "there's an official check in the mail awaiting you."
Thu Aug 28, 2014
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.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Franklin Township supervisors said that expenses for police protection now make up 25 percent of the municipality's entire budget.
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.
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.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
on this Date
Construction Mechanic Gary E. Beaver, USN, son of Mr. and Mrs. George A. Beaver Jr. of Lehighton, attended a sunrise celebration recently in Antartica.
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.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
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.