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  1. On the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Times News

    In 2006, on the advice of his doctor, the state granted the Bowmanstown man a blue-and-white plastic tag bearing the symbol of a wheelchair. The placard hangs from his rearview mirror and allows him to use spaces reserved for people with handicaps.


  2. Bowmanstown crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Times News

    The occupants of a car walked away from a crash in Bowmanstown Tuesday morning. The crash occurred as the car was traveling along White street and lost control on an ice covered roadway, going over a set of guard rails landing on its roof on a railroad bed.


  3. Carbon commissioners actRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2015 | Times News

    A Annual reports to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation showing balances of Acts 88 and 89 and Liquid Fuels funds. The balance for Act 44 funds is $80,548.27; Act 89, 21,241.35; and the unencumbered balance in Liquid Fuels of $58,302.30.


  4. Defendants revoked from ARD programRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2015 | Times News

    Lee Kester, 34, of Palmerton, was revoked from the program on a charge of DUI on petition of Cooper for violating conditions by testing positive for opiates, cocaine and amphetamines, and failing to submit to scheduled urine screens. Michael Palka, 24, of Lansford, was revoked on a DUI charge on petition of Eckhart for violating conditions by failing to report to the probation office as directed, failing to complete AHSP, failing to complete D&A treatment, and failing to perform 50 hours of community service.


  5. Resident reacts to fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Times News

    A Lower Towamensing Township woman has pleaded with township officials to curtail speeding on a dangerous road where four teenagers were killed several weeks ago. Resident Agnes Oceanak, of 1750 Dairy Road, implored the township's board of supervisors on Monday to come up with some means of safety to slow vehicles down that travel the road at high rates of speed.


  6. Crash closes White Street in BowmanstownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | Times News

    White Street in Bowmanstown is closed as state police investigate this crash which brought down a utility and live electrical wires. Neighbors at the scene report a young male was operating a sport utility vehicle west on White Street when he struck a parked vehicle.


  7. Try pork and sauerkraut for lucky 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Times News

    Per German tradition, however, when many families sit down to a pork and sauerkraut dinner on New Year's Day, they will be eating their own luck. While it is unclear when the "good luck" meal tradition started, pork was chosen as the meat because pigs "root forward" for food as opposed to chickens, which scratch backward.


  8. Friends recall victim's outdoor...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Times News

    A standing-room-only crowd gathered Monday at First United Church of Christ in Palmerton to pay their final respects to Austin T. Hunsicker. The pews were filled by mourners, many of whom dressed in camo as a tribute to their beloved "Schwoopie" at a service of celebration for the life of Austin.


  9. Community honors 4 'angels'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Times News

    A sea of more than 500 people gathered around the bandstand in the Palmerton Borough Park Monday evening for a candlelight vigil. The vigil, arranged by Amy Dailey of Palmerton, was held in memory of the four teenagers who were killed Friday night in a fiery two-car crash on Dairy Road in Lower Towamensing Township.


  10. Services announced for crash victimsRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2014 | Times News

    Memorial services have been announced for the four teens killed in a fiery crash Friday night in Lower Towamensing Township. Services for Courtney A. Murray, 13, and her brother, Nathan C. Murray, 16, of Palmerton will be held Wednesday at noon at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2915 Fireline Road, Palmerton, PA, 18071.


  11. Christmas cantataRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | Times News

    The choir and volunteers from the congregation of Faith Alive United Methodist Church in Bowmanstown will present a Cantata this weekend.


  12. Palmerton house damaged in fireRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Times News

    A fire was contained to the inside of the residence of Holly Eckhart and Brianna Foster at 45 Fuzzy Lane, off Stoney Ridge Road in Palmerton. No one was home at the time of the fire.


  13. Christmas in the Park returns for encoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Times News

    Sponsored by the Palmerton Holiday Lighting Committee, the widely popular event will be held from noon until 5:30 p.m. Saturday in the borough park. It will feature food and craft vendors; horse drawn wagon rides from 1-4 p.m., pictures with Olaf from 1:30-3:30 p.m., and of course, an appearance from Santa.


  14. Counting blessingsRead the original story

    Nov 29, 2014 | Times News

    Telling other people's stories provides an opportunity to see new faces every day, broaden your horizons and, best of all, make new friends. I had the chance Tuesday night to spend time with historian Bernie Krebs, along with wife Jane and her dad, Gary Solt, all of Jim Thorpe.


  15. Police: Jim Thorpe man took two...Read the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | Times News

    Troopers said he is being sought in connection with the entry to the home of Vera T. Schaffer, 90, of 416 White St., Bowmanstown, that occurred sometime between 11 a.m. on Wednesday and 7 a.m. on Thursday. Troopers said Ziegenus entered the home by kicking in the basement door.


  16. Heffley defeats Borger for third term as state representativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Times News

    Incumbent Doyle Heffley has been elected for his third term for the 122nd district in the House of Representatives, representing Carbon County. With all of the votes tallied, Heffley, a Republican, garnered 10,275 votes to Patti Borger's 5,654 votes.


  17. Palmerton band to perform at Christmas...Read the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 | Times News

    Christmas in the Park will be held Dec. 6 in the borough park. The band's performance will precede the lighting of the trees.


  18. A 'sweet' parade in Jim ThorpeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Times News

    Three days before the official trick-or-treat festivities in Jim Thorpe, children lined the town's streets Sunday hoping to get a candy appetizer. They didn't leave disappointed as the 20th annual Jim Thorpe Halloween Parade drew a steady crowd on the east side of the borough.


  19. Route change a success for Palmerton...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Times News

    At times on Sunday, there was just enough of a bite in the air to remind paradegoers that cold weather is on the horizon. Fortunately, the ample doses of adrenaline on display were enough to warm up the audience during the 23rd annual Palmerton Halloween Parade on Sunday.


  20. Palmerton Democrats to meet TuesdayRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2014 | Times News

    Palmerton Area Democratic Club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Bert's Steakhouse & Restaurant, 416 Delaware Ave., Palmerton. Newcomers are welcome.


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