19 hrs ago
The Times Leader
Camelback unveils $163M project
Camelback Mountain opened 50 years ago this month as a winter-only attraction. It did so with 14 trails and three lifts.
Carbon schools closed today; more snow forecast
All school districts in Carbon County, as well as Pleasant Valley School District in Monroe were closed as of 6:30 this morning, while Tamaqua Area closed its elementary schools and will be dismissing the middle school and high school at 10:30 a.m. Palmerton's school board meeting has also already been postponed until Dec. 17; and Our Lady of The ... (more)
Sun Dec 08, 2013
National Guard members welcomed home for holidays in Forks Township
As residents across the region scramble to get ready for their annual December traditions, Pennsylvania National Guard Sgt.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
The Morning Call
Program gives free Christmas trees to troops
Hannah Mack 8, of Palmerton, hangs a note on the tree her family donated to a member of the military through the Trees for Troops program at Yenser's Tree Farm in Lehighton.
New fire co. created Action taken via 5-1 borough council vote
On a 5-1 vote, borough council on Thursday agreed to advertise an ordinance that would establish the Palmerton Municipal Fire Company.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Palmerton Area Democratic Club's...
The Palmerton Area Democratic Club will hold its annual Holiday Dinner followed by its annual meeting, including election of officers, at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 10 at the Fireline Hotel in Bowmanstown.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Palmerton councilman hearing postponed
Criminal charges were filed against Ballard for bad check. Ballard was just re-elected to a four-year term on council in last month's general election.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Fire Wrecks Home and Damages Three Others
A pile of smoking rubble and ash is all that remains of the place on Little Gap Road outside Palmerton.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Watch out for Rudolph on the road
It was just before 6 p.m., and Stacy Fritz was driving on Little Gap Road in Kunkletown when suddenly, a deer barreled in front of her car.
'War dogs' video, brings four...
A moment of silence to remember those who gave their lives for us during wartime preceded the showing of a video about war dogs.
The Lebanon Daily News
Central Pa.'s Tussey Mountain opening for skiing
Tussey Mountain is opening for skiing earlier than normal thanks to several inches of snow that fell this week atop a two-foot base of man-made flakes.
Volunteers gather to feed the hungry at Salvation Army
As they have for many years, volunteers for the Tamaqua Salvation Army began preparing their annual feast a day ahead of time, with the meal served Thanksgiving Day from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Counting the meals to be delivered, the organization fed about 300 people Thursday.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
The Times Leader
The slopes are calling
The winter blast of snow and below freezing temperatures the past week have allowed most area ski resorts to make enough snow to be able to open some slopes already.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Later this evening, nonperishable, canned goods will be collected on the front porch of the West End Saloon, 1129 Mauch Chunk Road, Palmerton.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Low income families, veterans invited...
Carbon Mountaineers Marine Corps League 996 and Aquashicola Fire Company are again sponsoring a full course dinner for veterans, low income families and individuals and elderly people who reside in the Palmerton Area School District.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Palmerton getting ready for Christmas
The number of trees that have been adopted for next month's Christmas in the Park program in Palmerton continues to grow.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Director noted for years of dedication
Superintendent Scot Engler on Tuesday recognized director Darlene Yeakel with a certificate of appreciation for her 12 years of service to the board.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Market lends helping hand
Right about now, the spirts of many families who are less fortunate in the Palmerton Area School District have been uplifted.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Palmerton Beautification project...
Clair Frank, Crysta Strohl, Jillian Frank, and Karyn Thomas, of Troop 3112 of Palmerton, approached borough council on Thursday about a "take action project."