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  1. Board questions fire centerRead the original story

    Thursday | Times News

    Lower Towamensing Township wants more detailed information before it supports a proposed fire and emergency services training center in Carbon County. After some discussion, the township's board of supervisors on Tuesday rebuffed a request from the county asking for a letter of support for the center, which would be located on 10 to 12 acres of land in the emergency complex on the Broad Mountain in Nesquehoning.


  2. Emily's pitchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Times News

    Monday was special for the Palmerton Area High School girls' softball team, as the Lady Bombers held their home opener, playing host to Salisbury High School. The moment took on a special significance when teammate Emily Brong threw out the first pitch before the start of the game.


  3. Carbon man admits stealing from motherRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Times News

    He was one of seven defendants in pending cases to enter a guilty plea before President Judge Roger N. Nanovic II. Kenneth Edward Heckman Jr., 30, of Bowmanstown, pleaded guilty to one count of receiving stolen property, rated a felony three.


  4. Firefighters pay respects to former Bowmanstown chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Times News

    So were the words used to describe Guldner, as spoken from several of those who knew him best, during a funeral service Wednesday morning at Ben Salem United Church of Christ in Lehighton. Family, friends, and firefighters from various fire companies gathered to mourn the loss of Guldner, 76, of Bowmanstown, who passed away Saturday evening in his residence after a courageous battle with kidney disease, which left him on dialysis.


  5. Police pursuit update: Three arrested on drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | Times News

    Police from throughout Carbon County were chasing the car through Bowmanstown, Mahoning and East Penn Township. The search included Club Road in Lower Towamensing Township, Route 895 and Route 248.


  6. Police chase through Lower Carbon areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | Times News

    Several people are in custody and police are searching for the driver of car wanted in connection with a police assault. Police from throughout Carbon County were chasing the car through Bowmanstown, Mahoning and East Penn Township.


  7. Fire destroys barn at Spring Mountain...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Times News

    Fire hit the pole barn shortly just after 5:30 p.m. The narrow icy driveway prohibited firefighters from getting close to the scene. The barn, nestled by trees, was located to the rear of the property, far from the road.


  8. Crews battling pole barn fire in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Times News

    Fire hit the pole barn shortly just after 5:30 p.m. The narrow icy driveway prohibited firefighters from getting close to the scene. Companies on scene include fire companies besides Franklin Township include Parryville, Bowmanstown, Towamensing, Lehighton.


  9. On the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | 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.


  10. Bowmanstown crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | 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.


  11. 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.


  12. 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.


  13. 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.


  14. 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.


  15. 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.


  16. 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.


  17. 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.


  18. 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.


  19. 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.


  20. 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.


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