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Times News
Carbon court administrator ends long career— Confucius That statement rings true for Roberta Brewster, Carbon County’s di
Carbon court administrator ends long career
Times News / Posted 20 hours ago
— Confucius That statement rings true for Roberta Brewster, Carbon County’s district court administrator. The longtime Carbon County Court of Common Pleas employee, who is described by her peers as a woman with a vast knowledge of the court... Read more
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Times News
Railroad seeks land for proposed bridgediscussed a declaration of taking that was filed by Reading Blue Mountain and N
Railroad seeks land for proposed bridge
Times News / Posted 20 hours ago
discussed a declaration of taking that was filed by Reading Blue Mountain and Northern Railroad of Port Clinton in Carbon County Court of Common Pleas on Sept. 9. The declaration is for a 0.85-acre piece of property located south of the... Read more
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Times News
Carbon County courtDefendants were sentenced last week after previously pleading guilty in by Jud
Carbon County court
Times News / Posted yesterday
Defendants were sentenced last week after previously pleading guilty in by Judge Joseph J. Matika. Kevin Todd Clark, 34, of Johnstown, Cambria County, on a count of possession of a controlled substance, was sentenced to serve six... Read more
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Times News
Virginia man sentenced for molesting young boyA Virginia man, who previously pleaded guilty for molesting a young boy in 2014
Virginia man sentenced for molesting young boy
Times News / Posted 2 days ago
A Virginia man, who previously pleaded guilty for molesting a young boy in 2014, was sentenced last week in Carbon County court. Gerald Allen Blair, 30, of Midlothian, was sentenced by Judge Joseph J. Matika. Blair pleaded to one count of indecent... Read more
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Times News
Carbon County court — DUIentered guilty pleas to driving under the influence charges where sentenced rec
Carbon County court — DUI
Times News / Posted 2 days ago
entered guilty pleas to driving under the influence charges where sentenced recently by Judge Joseph J. Matika in Carbon County court. David Anderson Frangioudakis, 28, of Lansford, was sentenced to 30 days to 59 months in prison,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Suspect in nursing home death incompetent for trialcriminal case against a man charged in the 2013 death of a Weatherly nursing ho
Suspect in nursing home death incompetent for trial
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
criminal case against a man charged in the 2013 death of a Weatherly nursing home resident has been placed on hold in Carbon County Court because the defendant is incapable of participating in his trial. Tuesday afternoon, 55-year-old Carl... Read more
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Times News
Carbon County court — drug casesSeveral defendants offered guilty pleas in Carbon County court before Judge Jos
Carbon County court — drug cases
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
Several defendants offered guilty pleas in Carbon County court before Judge Joseph J. Matika. Ronald Edward Lighting, 41, of Jim Thorpe, pleaded to one count of possession of drug paraphernalia. He was arrested on Nov. 20, 2015, along East Musmano... Read more
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Times News
Penn Forest man in violation of PFAat 8:08 p.m. Sept. 15, when a 39-year-old Penn Forest Township man violated a P
Penn Forest man in violation of PFA
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
at 8:08 p.m. Sept. 15, when a 39-year-old Penn Forest Township man violated a Protection From Abuse order issued by the Carbon County Court of Common Pleas. Police did not name the man, but said the victim is a 33-year-old woman who lives in... Read more
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Times News
Carbon County court — guilty pleasNine defendants in pending criminal cases recently entered guilty pleas in Carb
Carbon County court — guilty pleas
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
Nine defendants in pending criminal cases recently entered guilty pleas in Carbon County court before Judge Joseph J. Matika. Jocelyn Helen Tiglio, 21, of Weatherly, pleaded to one count of receiving stolen property. She was arrested on May 12,... Read more
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Times News
Carbon County courttotal of five defendants in drunken driving cases recently entered guilty pleas
Carbon County court
Times News / Posted 4 days ago
total of five defendants in drunken driving cases recently entered guilty pleas to driving under the influence charges in . Judge Joseph J. Matika accepted pleas from the following: Lucas Robert Johnson,22, of Freeland was... Read more
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Times News
Jim Thorpe man admits DUI with child in the car — againA Jim Thorpe man admitted in Carbon County court on Tuesday to drunken driving
Jim Thorpe man admits DUI with child in the car — again
Times News / Posted 8 days ago
A Jim Thorpe man admitted in Carbon County court on Tuesday to drunken driving and having his 2-year-old son in the vehicle. But it was not the first time he admitted driving drunk with his young child in the vehicle. Michael Vincent Bocina, 25,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Former cop pleads guilty to homicide by vehiclecrash claimed the life of Carola Sauers, 69, and seriously injured her husband,
Former cop pleads guilty to homicide by vehicle
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
crash claimed the life of Carola Sauers, 69, and seriously injured her husband, Michael. Homanko pleaded guilty Tuesday in Carbon County Court to a third-degree felony for homicide by vehicle, a second-degree misdemeanor for reckless endangerment... Read more
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Times News
Northampton County man pleads in 5 casesA Northampton County man entered guilty pleas in Carbon County court on Tuesday
Northampton County man pleads in 5 cases
Times News / Posted 9 days ago
A Northampton County man entered guilty pleas in Carbon County court on Tuesday in five pending cases. William M. Tworkowsky, 22, of Danielsville, pleaded to four counts of criminal conspiracy and one count of theft. The conspiracy charges are to... Read more
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Times News
Homanko pleads guiltykilled a woman and injured her husband. Steven Homanko, 27, pleaded guilty to
Homanko pleads guilty
Times News / Posted 9 days ago
killed a woman and injured her husband. Steven Homanko, 27, pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide and related charges in Carbon County Court on Tuesday. He admitted to causing the May 12, 2014, crash that killed 69-year-old Carola Sauers and... Read more
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Times News
Atlantic Wind calls for safer venueto bring firearms into that meeting. In its letter, the applicant states that
Atlantic Wind calls for safer venue
Times News / Posted 9 days ago
to bring firearms into that meeting. In its letter, the applicant states that it is planning to file a motion in the Carbon County Court of Common Pleas to appoint an independent hearing officer in place of the current zoning hearing... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Ex-police officer pleads guilty to charges in fatal crashcrash claimed the life of Carola Sauers, 69, and seriously injured her husband,
Ex-police officer pleads guilty to charges in fatal crash
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 10 days ago
crash claimed the life of Carola Sauers, 69, and seriously injured her husband, Michael. Homanko pleaded guilty Tuesday in Carbon County Court to a third-degree felony for homicide by vehicle, a second-degree misdemeanor for reckless endangerment... Read more
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Times News
Turbine zoning hearing postponed for 'safety concerns'to zoning solicitor Matthew Rapa, applicant's attorney Debra Shulski indicated
Turbine zoning hearing postponed for 'safety concerns'
Times News / Posted 10 days ago
to zoning solicitor Matthew Rapa, applicant's attorney Debra Shulski indicated that Atlantic Wind would be petitioning the Carbon County Court to appoint an independent hearing office to hear the matter, as opposed to the township's current zoning... Read more
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Times News
Patrolman pleads guilty in fatal crashkilled a woman and injured her husband. Steven Homanko, 27, pleaded guilty to
Patrolman pleads guilty in fatal crash
Times News / Posted 10 days ago
killed a woman and injured her husband. Steven Homanko, 27, pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide and related charges in Carbon County Court on Tuesday. He admitted to causing the May 14, 2014, crash that killed 69-year-old Lehighton resident... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Guest judge to preside over officer’s crashCounty Senior Judge John Rufe will preside over an evidentiary hearing and a mo
Guest judge to preside over officer’s crash
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 15 days ago
County Senior Judge John Rufe will preside over an evidentiary hearing and a motion to dismiss Tuesday at 10 a.m. in Carbon County Court, Jim Thorpe, for the pending criminal case, court records state. The court proceedings are in relation... Read more
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Times News
Lansford woman found guilty of harassmentA Lansford woman was recently found guilty of harassment following a summary ap
Lansford woman found guilty of harassment
Times News / Posted 15 days ago
A Lansford woman was recently found guilty of harassment following a summary appeal hearing in Carbon County court. Gayle S. Solt, 48, of 530 E. Bertsch St., Apt. 4, was charged by Lansford police with harassing Jean Huffman, 59, of Apt. 21, of the... Read more
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Times News
Carbon County court — DUIcontrolled substance. Other sentences Three defendants were recently sentence
Carbon County court — DUI
Times News / Posted 17 days ago
controlled substance. Other sentences Three defendants were recently sentenced on driving under the influence charges in Carbon County court. President Judge Roger N. Nanovic II imposed the sentences on the three, who previously entered guilty... Read more
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Times News
Carbon County court — DUIThree defendants were recently sentenced on driving under the influence charges
Carbon County court — DUI
Times News / Posted 17 days ago
Three defendants were recently sentenced on driving under the influence charges in Carbon County court. President Judge Roger N. Nanovic II imposed the sentences on the three, who previously entered guilty pleas to the charges. Earl James Zuellig... Read more
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Times News
Palmerton man sentenced for theftsA Palmerton man was sentenced to a state prison term on theft and related charg
Palmerton man sentenced for thefts
Times News / Posted 17 days ago
A Palmerton man was sentenced to a state prison term on theft and related charges Sept. 6in Carbon County court. Garry Marshall Hoffner, 37, who previously pleaded to two counts each of criminal trespass and thefts, and one count of receiving stolen... Read more
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Times News
Man pleads to drug dealing chargeA Jim Thorpe man entered a guilty plea to a drug dealing charge on Thursdayin C
Man pleads to drug dealing charge
Times News / Posted 22 days ago
A Jim Thorpe man entered a guilty plea to a drug dealing charge on Thursdayin Carbon County court before Judge Steven R. Serfass. Matteo Puddu, 28, entered guilty pleas in two pending cases to one count each of criminal conspiracy to possession with... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Sept. 7charged with multiple offenses to include possessing access device knowing it’s
Police, Sept. 7
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 24 days ago
charged with multiple offenses to include possessing access device knowing it’s counterfeit and await formal arraignment in Carbon County Court. Troopers watch suspected drug sale Suspected heroin was sold from a Lehigh Township apartment in June,... Read more
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Times News
Carbon County court — DUITwo defendants entered guilty pleas in drug-related cases on Thursday before Ju
Carbon County court — DUI
Times News / Posted 24 days ago
Two defendants entered guilty pleas in drug-related cases on Thursday before Judge Steven R. Serfass in Carbon County court. Michael Juan Castro, 45, of Allentown, pleaded to one count of possession of drug paraphernalia. He was arrested on April... Read more
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Times News
Palmerton man given prison term for possession of brass knuckleslesson on how prior criminal convictions can come back and haunt you. Joshua T
Palmerton man given prison term for possession of brass knuckles
Times News / Posted 25 days ago
lesson on how prior criminal convictions can come back and haunt you. Joshua Todd Robert Barlip, 25, pleaded guilty in Carbon County court on Thursday to one count of possession of a prohibited offensive weapon. Judge Steven R. Serfass told... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Courtenforcement, terroristic threats, institutional vandalism, disorderly conduct,
Court
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 26 days ago
enforcement, terroristic threats, institutional vandalism, disorderly conduct, public drunkenness and criminal mischief in Carbon County while a count of resisting arrest was dismissed Aug. 24. The charges were filed by Lansford police in... Read more
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