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Carbon County

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  • New bridges open on Turnpike's Northeast Extension, I-476

     
    The Pennsylvania Turpike Commission recently celebrated the opening of the new I-476 bridges over the Lehigh River in Parryville, and in East Penn and Mahoning townships, Carbon County. The side-by-side spans also carry traffic over the Lehigh Canal,...
  • Audit cites errors handling veterans' benefits claims

     
    Today's Watchdog column is the latest about military veterans and the poor treatment they've received from their government when they apply for benefits for service-connected disabilities. Air Force veteran Stephen Berger, who lives near Jim Thorpe, has...
  • Northampton, Carbon County Pols Make Last Plea To Mapmakers.

     
    Local Leaders From ... ... Northampton and Carbon County went before the Legislative Reapportionment Commission this afternoon, where they begged mapmakers not to carve off huge chunks of their territory in the once-a-decade redrawing of 203 House and...
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: No Big Nittany Bump For Corbett?

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. The last time Gov. Tom Corbett faced an emergency -- in this case, the floods in northeastern Pennsylvania, he saw his approval ratings shoot up in the region. A new survey by the Democrat-friendly Public Policy...
  • Supreme Court Hearing Redistricting Argument From LV Residents.

     
    The new lines for Pennsylvania’s 203 state House seats and 50 Senate districts are unconstitutional and need to be redrawn -- again. That’s the argument that lawyers for several Pennsylvania voters and a top state lawmaker made to the state......
  • Land of the midnight pay raise wins awards for government transparency

     
    Pennsylvania government always will be known to me as the land of the midnight pay raise, when our coward state legislators voted to enrich themselves and other political bigshots while us working stiffs were sleeping several years ago. Others have......
  • Pharmacist, social worker, physican sanctioned by state licensing boards

     
    Here are the latest disciplinary actions announced by Pennsylvania's licensing boards against professionals who live and work in the Lehigh Valley area. The information is taken verbatim from the PA Department of State's website, where you can find all...
  • Habitat work underway on Pa. State Game Lands

     
    Jerry Feaser of the Pennsylvanai Game Commission reports the following: As Pennsylvania hunters and trappers begin purchasing their 2011-12 licenses (as of Monday, June 11), Pennsylvania Game Commission teams of land managers, foresters and Food and Cover...
  • Baby girls to be made honorary Girl Scouts Monday

     
    More than 5,000 baby girls will be born in the United States on Monday March 12, and each will be invited to become an honorary member of Girl Scout Troop 2012 in honor of Girl Scouting's 100th anniversary. Monday is exactly 100 years since Juliette...
  • DCNR Forests, Parks Participate in Deer Management Assistance Program

    DCNR Forests, Parks Participate in Deer Management Assistance Program
    State forestlands and state parks again will participate in a program that offers white-tailed deer hunters expanded hunting opportunities across Pennsylvania, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Richard Allan announced today....
  • Romney Campaign confirms Pennsylvania itinerary

    Romney Campaign confirms Pennsylvania itinerary
    Mitt Romney's campaign has confirmed his itinerary for his Saturday foray through Pennsylvania. The "Believe in America: Every Town Counts" tour will feature the following stops: Weatherly Casting and Machine Company in Weatherly, Carbon County, for a...