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Times News
Where is Jesse Farber?After two weeks, there is still no word and no trace of Jesse Farber. “The inv
Where is Jesse Farber?
Times News / Posted 4 days ago
After two weeks, there is still no word and no trace of Jesse Farber. “The investigation is continuing,” said Tamaqua Police Chief Rick Weaver on Monday morning. Meanwhile, family members are doing what they can to pursue additional information... Read more
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The Daily & Sunday Review
Pa. Persian Gulf Conflict Veterans Bonus will end Aug. 31 unless Senate votes for extensionHARRISBURG - Veterans might not get any additional time to apply for the Pennsy
Pa. Persian Gulf Conflict Veterans Bonus will end Aug. 31 unless Senate votes for extension
The Daily & Sunday Review / Posted 4 days ago
HARRISBURG - Veterans might not get any additional time to apply for the Pennsylvania Persian Gulf Conflict Veterans Bonus if the state Senate doesn't reconvene and vote before Aug. 31 - the date the program is slated to end. "In June, the... Read more
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Times News
60 years ago Hurricane Diane spawned Tamaqua’s million-dollar flood in 1955The day before it happened, everything was quiet. Aug. 17, 1955, was just anot
60 years ago Hurricane Diane spawned Tamaqua’s million-dollar flood in 1955
Times News / Posted 7 days ago
The day before it happened, everything was quiet. Aug. 17, 1955, was just another day. That’s because nobody saw it coming. Nobody had a clue about an impending natural disaster, not even the weatherman. In fact, the talk was about... Read more
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TribLIVE
War flag is Mt. Pleasant facility’s centerpiece relicThough torn, tattered and bearing brownish burns sustained in battle, an Americ
War flag is Mt. Pleasant facility’s centerpiece relic
TribLIVE / Posted 10 days ago
Though torn, tattered and bearing brownish burns sustained in battle, an American flag, wrapped tightly around a brass pole, stands encased in a glass framed, wooden compartment in the newly dedicated “Mt. Pleasant Room.” The banner — which... Read more
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Times News
Search continues for missing manJesse Farber of Tamaqua vanished one week ago today. Countless hours of search
Search continues for missing man
Times News / Posted 11 days ago
Jesse Farber of Tamaqua vanished one week ago today. Countless hours of searching by experts, volunteers, helicopters and K-9 units have failed to produce a clue as to what happened to the 29-year-old father of two. On Sunday, Farber's brother,... Read more
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Times News
Official search ends for missing Jesse FarberAfter three days of an all-out effort and 24 hours of intensive mountain work b
Official search ends for missing Jesse Farber
Times News / Posted 14 days ago
After three days of an all-out effort and 24 hours of intensive mountain work by hundreds, the search for a missing Tamaqua man ended at 5:30 p.m. Saturday without finding a trace. As of right now, the search for Jesse Farber, 29, of Tamaqua, has... Read more
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Times News
Day Three: Search team expandsThe Sharp Mountain search for 29-year-old Jesse Farber of Tamaqua kicked into h
Day Three: Search team expands
Times News / Posted 14 days ago
The Sharp Mountain search for 29-year-old Jesse Farber of Tamaqua kicked into high gear shortly after 9 a.m. Saturday, marking three days in a row that teams from throughout the region have joined forces to find the missing father of of two. New to... Read more
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Times News
Still no word from Tamaqua manA Pennsylvania National Guard military helicopter from Fort Indiantown Gap arri
Still no word from Tamaqua man
Times News / Posted 14 days ago
A Pennsylvania National Guard military helicopter from Fort Indiantown Gap arrived in Tamaqua early Friday afternoon and conducted sweeps of the heavily wooded area where a missing Tamaqua man is believed to be. The chopper carried a crew of four to... Read more
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York Daily Record
Guns for more soldiers on bases? Yes. Guns for all soldiers on bases? No.So, let's see U.S. Rep. Scott Perry, who once said citizens need guns to protec
Guns for more soldiers on bases? Yes. Guns for all soldiers on bases? No.
York Daily Record / Posted 15 days ago
So, let's see U.S. Rep. Scott Perry, who once said citizens need guns to protect themselves against an overbearing government, wants to put a handgun on the hip of every soldier on a stateside military base? There seems to be some philosophical... Read more
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Times News
Pennsylvania National Guard helicopter joins search for missing Tamaqua manA Pennsylvania National Guard military helicopter from Fort Indiantown Gap arri
Pennsylvania National Guard helicopter joins search for missing Tamaqua man
Times News / Posted 15 days ago
A Pennsylvania National Guard military helicopter from Fort Indiantown Gap arrived in Tamaqua early Friday afternoon and, for a few hours, conducted sweeps of a heavily wooded area where a missing Tamaqua man is believed to be. The chopper carried a... Read more
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York Daily Record
Rep. Scott Perry: Arm all military personnel at military basesAll trained military personnel at military bases will be able to carry a firear
Rep. Scott Perry: Arm all military personnel at military bases
York Daily Record / Posted 18 days ago
All trained military personnel at military bases will be able to carry a firearm if U.S. Rep. Scott Perry has his way. The Carroll Township Republican introduced a bill recently that would largely negate a 1992 Department of the Army directive —... Read more
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York Daily Record
Funeral for Army vet Matthew Hanes set for Friday at York FairgroundsMatthew Hanes, the 24-year-old Army veteran who died Friday two years after he
Funeral for Army vet Matthew Hanes set for Friday at York Fairgrounds
York Daily Record / Posted 18 days ago
Matthew Hanes, the 24-year-old Army veteran who died Friday two years after he was shot in Afghanistan, will be buried with full military honors. A celebration of life service will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday at the York Fairgrounds in Memorial Hall... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
California Dave SharffSurviving are four children: Christian of Little Rock, Ark., Reese and Elijah,
California Dave Sharff
Altoona Mirror / Posted 18 days ago
Surviving are four children: Christian of Little Rock, Ark., Reese and Elijah, both of Hedgesville, W.Va., and Ethan of Altoona; a sister, Khristina Sharff of Fayetteville, N.C.; his mother, Carrie Conyers, and a sister, Sherry McIntire, both of... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Soldier was a born leader; hundreds pay their respects at funeral of Lt. Gen. Daniel J. O’NeillPapa Dan. Coach. Mr. O’Neill. Danny. Lt. Gen. Daniel J. O’Neill. Dad. The offi
Soldier was a born leader; hundreds pay their respects at funeral of Lt. Gen. Daniel J. O’Neill
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
Papa Dan. Coach. Mr. O’Neill. Danny. Lt. Gen. Daniel J. O’Neill. Dad. The officer was known by many different names and titles, but no matter what anyone called him, he was loved by all, his son Michael O’Neill eulogized at his funeral Mass on... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Guard shifting units from stateThe Arkansas National Guard announced Friday that it was transferring units --
Guard shifting units from state
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 28 days ago
The Arkansas National Guard announced Friday that it was transferring units -- but not guardsmen -- to other states under a restructuring plan. The 1123rd Transportation Company, based in Blytheville and West Memphis, is being transferred to the... Read more
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Philly.com
Secure enough to keep pope safe, visitors happyFirst, a papal visit is designated a National Security Special Event (NSSE) by
Secure enough to keep pope safe, visitors happy
Philly.com / Posted 29 days ago
First, a papal visit is designated a National Security Special Event (NSSE) by the federal government. This is also used for presidential inaugurations and the Super Bowl. Bottom line is, if the “Bad Guys” might have an interest in the event as a... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Fort Indiantown Gap to conduct live-fire trainingANNVILLE, Pa.–Starting Sunday–folks living near Fort Indiantown Gap may hear a
Fort Indiantown Gap to conduct live-fire training
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 29 days ago
ANNVILLE, Pa.–Starting Sunday–folks living near Fort Indiantown Gap may hear a little more noise than usual. Fort Indiantown Gap is hosting live fire 155 mm artilery training exercises between Aug. 2 and Aug. 5. The live-fire training is scheduled... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Recreation authority may disband due to finances, lack of manpowerFinancial and manpower limitations are jeopardizing the future for a recreation
Recreation authority may disband due to finances, lack of manpower
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 29 days ago
Financial and manpower limitations are jeopardizing the future for a recreation authority responsible for maintaining a park system in Hazleton Heights that boasts a BMX track and dog park, a pair of longtime authority members said. Neil Oberto... Read more
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Times News
Danielsville man, 2 others, nabbed on gun, drug chargesAn investigation by the Lehigh County District Attorney’s Drug Task Force has r
Danielsville man, 2 others, nabbed on gun, drug charges
Times News / Posted 30 days ago
An investigation by the Lehigh County District Attorney’s Drug Task Force has resulted in the arrest of three defendants and the seizure of 2.5 ounces of methamphetamine, a handgun with an obliterated serial number, more than $10,000 in cash and two... Read more
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