15 hrs ago
Schuylkill property transfers
Genevieve E. Snyder, Lititz, to Devin McGrevy, Allentown, tract containing 10.157 acres located on west side of State Route 309 leading from Tamaqua to State Route 895 in West Penn Township, $1 .
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)
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Pocono robbers get up to 10 in prison
Two former New Jersey men involved in a string of armed robberies that terrorized convenience store owners in the Poconos for more than a month have received sentences of 71 2 and 10 years in federal prison.
One injured, three homeless in...
One person was injured and three people were left homeless as a result of a fast moving fire in Middleport Saturday night.
LISA PRICE/TIMES NEWS Snow didn't keep the Tamaqua faithful from venturing downtown to witness the annual tree lighting.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Poconos serial robbers sentenced to 7 1/2 and 10 years -
Two former New Jersey men involved in a string of armed robberies that terrorized convenience store owners in the Poconos for more than a month have received sentences of 71/2 and 10 years in federal prison.
Lansford man facing numerous charges in...
Police said that on Nov. 23, at 3:44 p.m., they were dispatched to Wal-Mart for a retail theft.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
The Magic of Christmas
Stahl knows how to combine wood scraps, thrown-away items and yard sale "junque" to create birdhouse masterpieces for the home or backyard.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
The Times Leader
N.J. men sentenced in string of area robberies
Two former New Jersey residents have been sentenced to federal prison in connection with a string of armed robberies in the Hazleton area in 2011 and 2012, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.
Schuylkill County court news
Franklin Costenbader Sr. was granted a divorce from Amanda L. Costenbader, both of 419 Rolling Mill Avenue, Tamaqua.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Don't be fooled by warm...
It may feel like the beginning of spring now with temperatures rising to near 60 on Thursday, but don't get used to it.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Several arraigned in Schuylkill County...
Several area residents were arraigned on Monday in Schuylkill County by District Attorney Karen Byrnes-Noon on criminal counts.
Troop 777's newest Eagle Scout...
Connor Veglia, Tamaqua, a member of Troop 777, became the Black Rock District's 80th Eagle Scout at a ceremony Sunday at St. John's United Church of Christ in Tamaqua.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Doing more with less
That's the question faced by the Tamaqua Public Library, 30 South Railroad St., a heavily-utilized resource facing a unique situation.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Thankful for those who protect
At this time of Thanksgiving, we express appreciation to first responders and give heartfelt thanks to fearless men and women, those brave-hearted volunteers who take a pledge to protect our lives and property.
Tamaqua Patrolman Tom Rodgers assists Duane Roy Allen, 25, of 118 N. Railroad St., from the police cruiser after Allen was caught this morning going through vehicles in the Lafayette/Catawissa Street area of the borough.
The Citizens' Voice
Advocates seek stronger housing trust fund
Housing advocates say it's time to give the state Housing Trust Fund the revenue it needs to carry out its goals of attacking neighborhood blight, allowing the elderly to stay in their homes and helping low-income Pennsylvanians avoid being homeless on a statewide basis.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
The Lebanon Daily News
Police blotter, 11/27
A Lebanon man has been jailed for a variety of drug offenses, one involving a horse tranquilizer, the Lebanon County district attorney's office said Tuesday.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Three displaced in Tamaqua fire
Two adults and a teen fled into the street in early morning darkness Saturday after fire broke out in their Dutch Hill home in Tamaqua.