Franklin Township supervisors said that expenses for police protection now make up 25 percent of the municipality's entire budget.
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.
A meeting called Monday morning to air concerns about the Thomas J. McCall Memorial Bridge resurfacing project resulted in positive dialogue by local officials and some good news.
Responders discuss bridge issues
State Rep. Doyle Heffley, R-122, addressed several concerns with traffic delays caused by repairs to the Thomas J. McCall Memorial Bridge during a brief meeting Monday morning with emergency responders and municipal officials.
Palmerton man gets year in jail for DUI...
A Palmerton man was sentenced to a year in jail on Monday after pleading guilty to driving under the influence in the county court.
Blocked by bridge traffic
KAREN CIMMS/TIMES NEWS Lehighton Ambulance 5620 sits in traffic on the Thomas J. McCall Memorial Bridge late Saturday morning.