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Times News
Albrightsville Volunteer Fire Co. to host 11th annual horse showEleven years ago the Albrightsville Volunteer Fire Company wanted to buy a safe
Albrightsville Volunteer Fire Co. to host 11th annual horse show
Times News / Posted yesterday
Eleven years ago the Albrightsville Volunteer Fire Company wanted to buy a safety van and needed to come up with a way to make the down payment of $10,000. Charles Getz, the owner of the farm adjacent to the firehouse suggested a horse show. He has... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Lassie, come home — and make it fast!Lassie, where are you? When I was a kid, Lassie was our national dog. There we
Lassie, come home — and make it fast!
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Lassie, where are you? When I was a kid, Lassie was our national dog. There were a few beautiful collies on Seybert Street and we had a collie named Teddie, the only dog I would ever have. And certainly if one day I retire and the universe delivers... Read more
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Times News
NY couple injured in fatal Penn Forest crash speak outGail and Verner Drohan of Fulton, New York were visiting relatives in Jim Thorp
NY couple injured in fatal Penn Forest crash speak out
Times News / Posted 4 days ago
Gail and Verner Drohan of Fulton, New York were visiting relatives in Jim Thorpe on Aug. 20 when they were involved in a violent crash that resulted in the deaths of two teenage girls from Albrightsville, Penn Forest Township and sent four other... Read more
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Times News
Laptop, wallet stolen in EffortState police at Fern Ridge are investigating a theft incident reported in Monro
Laptop, wallet stolen in Effort
Times News / Posted 5 days ago
State police at Fern Ridge are investigating a theft incident reported in Monroe County. A resident of the 900 block of Toll Road, Effort, Chestnuthill Township, reported someone stole a Hewitt Packard laptop computer and a wallet from his home. The... Read more
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Times News
Carbon County property transfersKidder Township Stanley Sherrard to Sean P. Andrukaitis, 9 Stream Drive, White
Carbon County property transfers
Times News / Posted 5 days ago
Kidder Township Stanley Sherrard to Sean P. Andrukaitis, 9 Stream Drive, White Haven, property at 9 Stream Drive, $114,900. Sheriff of Carbon County to Federal National Mortgage Association, Dallas, Texas, property at 106 Helen Way, White Haven,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Driver in Jim Thorpe cheerleaders fatal crash: 'This car came out of the blue'Verner Drohan was driving uphill in Thursday night's heavy rain on Route 903 ne
Driver in Jim Thorpe cheerleaders fatal crash: 'This car came out of the blue'
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
Verner Drohan was driving uphill in Thursday night's heavy rain on Route 903 near Albrightsville when a white minivan flew into his path, he said Monday. "It was like a white blanket that was thrown over us," he said, recalling the sight of the van... Read more
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Times News
Community mourns cheerleadersHundreds of mourners poured into Jim Thorpe High School on Sunday night to hono
Community mourns cheerleaders
Times News / Posted 9 days ago
Hundreds of mourners poured into Jim Thorpe High School on Sunday night to honor the memory of two teens killed in a crash Thursday night. Long before the scheduled calling hours start time of 5 p.m., the line to pay respects to the families of... Read more
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Times News
Rt. 903 closed today for crash reconstructionRoute 903 will be closed between Stony Mountain Road and Old Stage Road in Penn
Rt. 903 closed today for crash reconstruction
Times News / Posted 9 days ago
Route 903 will be closed between Stony Mountain Road and Old Stage Road in Penn Forest Township for further investigation by the state police into the double fatality Thursday night. Traffic being detoured on Stony Mountain and Old Stage roads.... Read more
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Daily Mail
Two high school cheerleaders killed in Pennsylvania car accidentTwo high school cheerleaders who 'everyone loved' tragically killed in Pennsylv
Two high school cheerleaders killed in Pennsylvania car accident
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Two high school cheerleaders who 'everyone loved' tragically killed in Pennsylvania car accident less than a week before school is to start Jim Thorpe Area High School cheerleaders Jasmine Fonseca and Taylor Shepherdson died in a car crash Thursday... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Crash kills 2 high school cheerleaders, injuries othersALBRIGHTSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say two high school cheerleaders were ki
Crash kills 2 high school cheerleaders, injuries others
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
ALBRIGHTSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say two high school cheerleaders were killed in a two-vehicle collision in eastern Pennsylvania. State police in Monroe County said Jasmine Fonseca and Taylor Shepherdson, both 16-year-olds from Albrightsville,... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Friends and family set up memorial for Jim Thorpe students killed in crashA growing roadside memorial is celebrating the lives of two Carbon County high
Friends and family set up memorial for Jim Thorpe students killed in crash
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 11 days ago
A growing roadside memorial is celebrating the lives of two Carbon County high school students who were killed in a car accident Thursday night. Jasmine Fonseca and Taylor Shepardson were cheerleaders at Jim Thorpe Area High School. The... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Crash kills 2 high school cheerleaders, injuries othersALBRIGHTSVILLE, Pa. (AP) - Authorities say two high school cheerleaders were ki
Crash kills 2 high school cheerleaders, injuries others
New Jersey Herald / Posted 11 days ago
ALBRIGHTSVILLE, Pa. (AP) - Authorities say two high school cheerleaders were killed in a two-vehicle collision in eastern Pennsylvania. State police in Monroe County said Jasmine Fonseca and Taylor Shepherdson, both 16-year-olds from Albrightsville,... Read more
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WTRF Wheeling
Crash kills 2 high school cheerleaders, injuries othersALBRIGHTSVILLE, Pa. (AP) - Authorities say two high school cheerleaders were ki
Crash kills 2 high school cheerleaders, injuries others
WTRF Wheeling / Posted 11 days ago
ALBRIGHTSVILLE, Pa. (AP) - Authorities say two high school cheerleaders were killed in a two-vehicle collision in eastern Pennsylvania. State police in Monroe County said Jasmine Fonseca and Taylor Shepherdson, both 16-year-olds from Albrightsville,... Read more
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Philly.com
Crash kills 2 high school cheerleaders, injuries othersALBRIGHTSVILLE, Pa. (AP) - Authorities say two high school cheerleaders were ki
Crash kills 2 high school cheerleaders, injuries others
Philly.com / Posted 11 days ago
ALBRIGHTSVILLE, Pa. (AP) - Authorities say two high school cheerleaders were killed in a two-vehicle collision in eastern Pennsylvania. State police in Monroe County said Jasmine Fonseca and Taylor Shepherdson, both 16-year-olds from Albrightsville,... Read more
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Times News
‘Our hearts are broken’The community is mourning the loss of two of its best and brightest, Taylor Den
‘Our hearts are broken’
Times News / Posted 11 days ago
The community is mourning the loss of two of its best and brightest, Taylor Denyse Shepherdson, 16, and Jasmine Fonseca, 15, the cheerleaders who died in a two-vehicle crash on Route 903 as they headed home from practice at Jim Thorpe Area High... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Two teens die in Route 903 crashTwo teenagers from Albrightsville died Thursday in a two-vehicle crash on Route
Two teens die in Route 903 crash
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 11 days ago
Two teenagers from Albrightsville died Thursday in a two-vehicle crash on Route 903 in Penn Forest Township, state police at Fern Glen said. Police did not identify the female victims, but said both were 16 years old and passengers in the same... Read more
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The Morning Call
2 Jim Thorpe High School cheerleaders killed in Rt. 903 crashTwo cheerleaders for Jim Thorpe High School were killed late Thursday in a two-
2 Jim Thorpe High School cheerleaders killed in Rt. 903 crash
The Morning Call / Posted 12 days ago
Two cheerleaders for Jim Thorpe High School were killed late Thursday in a two-vehicle collision on Route 903 in the Albrightsville area. Jasmine Fonseca and Taylor Shepherdson, both 16, died in the crash just before 9 p.m. near Weiler Road in Penn... Read more
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The Morning Call
Albrightsville teens killed in Route 903, Carbon crash identifiedTaylor Shepardson and Jasmine Fonseca, both 16 of Albrightsville, were killed i
Albrightsville teens killed in Route 903, Carbon crash identified
The Morning Call / Posted 12 days ago
Taylor Shepardson and Jasmine Fonseca, both 16 of Albrightsville, were killed in a Thursday night two-vehicle crash on Route 903, near Weiler Road, in Penn Forest Township, Carbon County, authorities said. Shepardson and Fonseca were among four... Read more
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Times News
Carbon defendants sentenced on drunken driving chargesSeven defendants who previously pleaded to driving under the influence charges
Carbon defendants sentenced on drunken driving charges
Times News / Posted 12 days ago
Seven defendants who previously pleaded to driving under the influence charges were sentenced on Thursday in Carbon County court. Judge Joseph J. Matika presided and imposed sentences on the following: James Rodney Stepp, 62, of Walnutport was... Read more
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Times News
Penn Forest crash victims identifiedTwo teens were killed, and several other people were injured in a violent two-v
Penn Forest crash victims identified
Times News / Posted 12 days ago
Two teens were killed, and several other people were injured in a violent two-vehicle crash that occurred Thursday evening along Route 903 in Penn Forest Township. The crash occurred shortly before 9 p.m. during a downpour on rain-slicked... Read more
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The Morning Call
2 killed, others hurt in Route 903, Carbon County crashTwo people were killed and at least a half-dozen injured Thursday night in a tw
2 killed, others hurt in Route 903, Carbon County crash
The Morning Call / Posted 13 days ago
Two people were killed and at least a half-dozen injured Thursday night in a two-vehicle collision on Route 903 in Penn Forest Township, officials said. The accident happened about 9 p.m. in the Albrightsville area. At least three people were... Read more
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Times News
Carbon County Court — Drug casesA Carbon County woman was sentenced to a state prison term on Tuesday after ple
Carbon County Court — Drug cases
Times News / Posted 13 days ago
A Carbon County woman was sentenced to a state prison term on Tuesday after pleading guilty in a drug dealing case. She was one of six defendants in pending drug-related cases to enter a guilty plea before President Judger Roger N. Nanovic... Read more
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Times News
Drownings in Carbon, LehighTwo drownings were reported in the area Tuesday, one in Slatington and one at H
Drownings in Carbon, Lehigh
Times News / Posted 14 days ago
Two drownings were reported in the area Tuesday, one in Slatington and one at Hickory Run State Park. A Slatington man drowned in the Lehigh River Tuesday evening, according to authorities. The Lehigh County coroner's office identified the victim... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Aug. 19Hazleton incidents Hazleton police issued releases alleging the following. Any
Police, Aug. 19
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 14 days ago
Hazleton incidents Hazleton police issued releases alleging the following. Anyone with information can call 570-459-4940 or 911. ■ Stereo equipment was stolen from the 500 block of North Vine Street between 11 p.m. Sunday and 3 p.m. Monday. ■... Read more
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Times News
Red Cross recruits volunteersWhen Randi Feno needed them most, the American Red Cross was there for her. No
Red Cross recruits volunteers
Times News / Posted 15 days ago
When Randi Feno needed them most, the American Red Cross was there for her. Now, the Albrightsville resident wants to give back, and she took the first step Monday by signing up to become a volunteer for the nonprofit's Pocono chapter. Like many... Read more
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Times News
Drowning reported at Hickory RunA 15-year-old boy is reported to have drowned at the Camp Shehaqua/Camp Daddy A
Drowning reported at Hickory Run
Times News / Posted 15 days ago
A 15-year-old boy is reported to have drowned at the Camp Shehaqua/Camp Daddy Allen pool in Hickory Run State Park earlier today. According to Park Manager Dave Madl, rangers from the park responded immediately to the call and were aided by... Read more
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Times News
Carbon drivers in Luzerne crashCarbon County drivers were involved in a two-vehicle crash in Luzerne County on
Carbon drivers in Luzerne crash
Times News / Posted 15 days ago
Carbon County drivers were involved in a two-vehicle crash in Luzerne County on Aug. 14 at 5:45 a.m. State police at Hazleton said Kyra L. Krick, 26, of Albrightsville, driving a 2009 Subaru Impreza, was driving eastbound on Route 924 and attempting... Read more
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The Morning Call
Beach at Beltzville State Park reopensRita Gladding of Albrightsville, Carbon County cools off with Kelly, her 6-year
Beach at Beltzville State Park reopens
The Morning Call / Posted 26 days ago
Rita Gladding of Albrightsville, Carbon County cools off with Kelly, her 6-year-old labrador, at Beltzville Lake in Carbon County on Thursday, July 10, 2014. Swimming in the lake has been banned numerous times due to a high bacteria count in water... Read more
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Times News
West End newsEldred supervisors The Eldred Township supervisors will meet at 7:30 tonight.
West End news
Times News / Posted 28 days ago
Eldred supervisors The Eldred Township supervisors will meet at 7:30 tonight. Monroe Seniors The Monroe County Seniors meeting at Zion Lutheran in Brodheadsville will gather again on Friday and next Wednesday, beginning at 9 a.m. The lunch menu... Read more
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Times News
Kidder Twp. Schoolhouse Central idea gets A+By DONALD R. SERFASS Something special is happening at a former school in Kidd
Kidder Twp. Schoolhouse Central idea gets A+
Times News / Posted 28 days ago
By DONALD R. SERFASS Something special is happening at a former school in Kidder Township and it deserves an A+. Volunteers have teamed with the township to repurpose Albrightsville School. Nancy Shields, Carl Fricke, Raelene Eckley and others... Read more
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Times News
Fair queen, Jr. Miss namedMelissa Nothstein was named 2015 Carbon County Fair Queen on Monday night. Not
Fair queen, Jr. Miss named
Times News / Posted 29 days ago
Melissa Nothstein was named 2015 Carbon County Fair Queen on Monday night. Nothstein, 18, beat out the three other finalists, Kaylyn Ahner, of Lehighton, Felicia Sue Anthony, of Lehighton, and Ryann Enslin, 18, of Albrightsville. Ahner was first... Read more
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The Morning Call
Rafting mishap upends couple's Costa Rican honeymoonOn the third day of Mark Zakutansky's honeymoon last month in Costa Rica, he an
Rafting mishap upends couple's Costa Rican honeymoon
The Morning Call / Posted 30 days ago
On the third day of Mark Zakutansky's honeymoon last month in Costa Rica, he and his wife, Leigh Tetor, marveled at the surrounding jungle as they paddled their raft down a rain-soaked river. The Albrightsville couple, who commute to the Lehigh... Read more
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Times News
Story times in our areaLehighton Area Memorial Library's newest story time is one of many story times
Story times in our area
Times News / Posted 30 days ago
Lehighton Area Memorial Library's newest story time is one of many story times available in our area. Other local story times include: Ÿ Tamaqua Public Library, 30 S. Railroad St., Tamaqua: Preschool story time Tuesday and Wednesday at 10 a.m.,... Read more
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Times News
One arrested, one sought for prostitutionTwo Monroe County residents are facing charges of prostitution and related offe
One arrested, one sought for prostitution
Times News / Posted 1 months ago
Two Monroe County residents are facing charges of prostitution and related offenses following a sting operation conducted by the Monroe County District Attorney's Office. Authorities said Eileen C. Leondis, 24, of 9214 Westwood Drive, Tobyhanna, has... Read more
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The Morning Call
Monroe police seek man who fled prostitution stingPolice in Monroe County are looking for a 52-year-old Albrightsville man who sp
Monroe police seek man who fled prostitution sting
The Morning Call / Posted 1 months ago
Police in Monroe County are looking for a 52-year-old Albrightsville man who sped away from a prostitution sting Wednesday. The Monroe County District Attorney's Office said DeAlbertis, of Sycamore Circle in Albrightsville, drove Eileen Leondis, 24,... Read more
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