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Friday, September 22, 2017
NESQUEHONING, Pa.—In honor of Adopt a Shelter Dog Month in October, ETA Benefits Group will be collecting supplies for the Carbon County Animal Shelter at their office from October 2-16, 2017.Items needed are: treats (soft and hard); dog leashes, collars, canned dog food; bleach and Pine Sol; laundry detergent; trash bags, and dog toys.Items can be dropped off during regular business hours at ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, September 22, 2017
Palmerton, Pennsylvania (25 September 2017) – Blue Mountain Resort has joined forces with Carbon County Chamber of Commerce to provide guests with a unique Oktoberfest experience on Saturday, September 30th and Sunday, October 1st. The event runs from 12pm – 5pm both days and each day will take place at the Adventure Center in the Valley. This year, all proceeds of the festival will benefit the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Lehighton, PA – September 21, 2017 – The Mauch Chunk Trust Company will be offering an Economic Outlook on October 10, 2017 at the Mahoning Valley Country Club in Lehighton, Pa.  Dr. Edmond J. Seifried of Seifried & Brew will be the featured guest speaker.  He has his eyes on the Federal Reserve and will report on what that organization is likely to do in the months ahead.  Dr. Seifried is a ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, Press Release
Friday, September 08, 2017
The Lehighton Downtown Initiative will be holding the 2nd Annual RockToberfest on October 14th from 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm and October 15th from 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm.  This is a 2 day event benefitting breast cancer awareness.  Last year we raised almost $2,000 for the PA Breast Cancer Coalition.  Our event was a huge success and it even rained all weekend!   We will be having bands and acoustic ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, August 31, 2017
August 29, 2017 –Jim Thorpe, PA –  The Kids Closet Sale will hold their 16th Semi-Annual Fall-Winter Sale on Wednesday, September 27th from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm and on Thursday, September 28th from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at Penn’s Peak located at 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe.  Consign and make money or shop and save money at Jim Thorpe’s largest semi-annual consignment sale of over 30,000 gently-used or ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Thursday, July 27, 2017
On behalf of Governor Wolf and DEP Secretary McDonnell, I am pleased to announce the opening of the 14th round of the Small Business Advantage Grant. The $1,000,000 grant is designed to assist small businesses in employing pollution prevention or energy efficiency measures into their operations.  Pennsylvania-based small businesses with less than 100 employees are eligible.  Businesses are able to ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
 CARBON COUNTY, PA - The Carbon Chamber and Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC)  along with the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) Council of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the Packer Mansions HALO Event to Benefit the Carbon County Special Olympics on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm. The main event, sponsored by Bennett Automotive Group ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Meraki Hair Studio Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Celebration  Carbon County – July 2017Meraki Hair Studio is pleased to announce the opening of the new studio located at 175 Interchange Road, Lehighton Pa.  Join the Carbon Chamber and Economic Development Corporation and the new business on Saturday July 15 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. for a grand opening celebration! Brennan Varley, owner of ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community
Friday, July 07, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        Contact:  Alice Wanamaker 484-274-2080              alicew@carboncountychamber.org  Jokers Are Wild Game Café Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Celebration  Carbon County – July 2017:  Jokers Are Wild Game Cafe is pleased to announce the opening of the newest game room and café in Lehighton and invite you to come in and check out one of the most unique offerings in ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community
Friday, July 07, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        Contact:  Alice Wanamaker 484-274-2080              alicew@carboncountychamber.org  Breeze Massage Therapy And Bodywork Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Celebration  Carbon County – July 2017Breeze Massage Therapy and Bodywork is pleased to announce the opening of the new studio located at 616 North Street, Suite 101 in Jim Thorpe.  Join the Carbon Chamber and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                              DateContact: Alice Wanamaker                                                                             July 28, 2017484-274-2080 AliceW@CarbonCountyChamber.org     Palmerton Area Community to Host Blood Drive on Wednesday July 19  Palmerton, PA – The Palmerton Area Community will be hosting a ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
LOCAL MASSAGE THERAPIST LENDS A HAND TO THE COMMUNITY Lehighton, PA  July 1, 2017-Massage therapist is lending her hands to Lehighton and surrounding areas in celebration of the award-winning national event, EveryBody Deserves a Massage Week, July 16-22, 2017.  The event will be sponsored by Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP), the nation’s largest massage membership association ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Saturday, June 24, 2017
LANSFORD ALIVE ANNOUNCES“FRIDAYS IN LANSFORD”, BEGINNING JUNE 30 Lansford Alive, in conjunction with the No. 9 Mine and Museum, and the Lansford Historical Society, recently began a program to attract more visitors to Lansford.    "Fridays in Lansford" is a tourist initiative to bring people from out of the area that tour the No. 9 mine to spend the day in Lansford and see some of the ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Saturday, June 24, 2017
CONTACT: [Christine Allen, 610-826-7323, christine@read2day.com]   Palmerton Tutoring Center Offers Summer Programs to Keep Local Students’ Minds “Plugged In” and “Powered Up” Over Break READING ESCAPADES & MATH EXPLORERS HAS OPENED ENROLLMENT FOR 2017 SUMMER PROGRAMS [Palmerton, PA] --Reading Escapades & Math Explorers, located along Palmerton’s main thoroughfare, Delaware Avenue, has been ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        Contact:  Alice Wanamaker 484-274-2080              alicew@carboncountychamber.org  Coal Miner’s Pub and Grill Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Celebration  Carbon County – June 2017:  Coal Miner’s Pub and Grill is pleased to announce the opening of the new restaurant and bar in Lansford! Join the Carbon Chamber and Economic Development Corporation, Lansford Alive ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber
Thursday, June 15, 2017
                                                                                                                                  For Immediate Release  ST. JOHN NEUMANN REGIONAL SCHOOL ANNOUNCES FREE KINDERGARTEN TUITION Exciting news!  Sister Virginia Stephanie, Principal of St. John Neumann Regional School (SJNRS) is excited to announce that we have received a generous donation for 10 ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, June 15, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  CONTACT:Kathleen MatsonGalen Glen Winery255 Winter Mountain DriveAndreas, PA 18211Phone: 570-386-3682e-mail: gruveegruner@galenglen.com  For Immediate Release  Twilight Friday Nights at Galen Glen WineryLocal Winery Extends Hours Inviting Guests For An Evening Of Relaxation  255 Winter Mountain Drive, Andreas, PA.  Beginning Friday, June 23rd, Galen Glen Winery will ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Bringing People and Business Together … Carbon Chamber and Economic Development Corporation137 South StreetLehighton, PA 18235Phone: 610.379.5000Email: mail@carboncountychamber.org   Media Advisory           Media Advisory            Media Advisory   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                      Contact:  Kathy Henderson 484-464-9576                         khenderson@carboncountychamber.org      ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, June 06, 2017
Mauch Chunk Trust Company Helps Local High School Leadership Team. Jim Thorpe, PA – The Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) student team representing Lehighton High School appeared at the recent Mauch Chunk Trust Company Board of Director’s meeting and made quite an impression.  The student team, comprised of seniors Matthew Eckhart, Ryan Moerder, and Mason Smith, qualified for the National ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, June 01, 2017
SAVE THE DATESLANSFORD ALIVE’S EVENTS COMMITTEE PRESENTS:  Sundays from 6PM-8PM in Kennedy ParkRoute 209, LansfordBring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy the sounds of local bands and musicians.  Refreshments available.  JUNE SCHEDULE  JUNE 4 - BLUE MOUNTAIN BUCCANEER TRIO  JUNE 11 - KEITH BRINTZENHOFF  JUNE 18 - CROSSROADS DUO  JUNE 25 - GENE MORRISONLike our Facebook page: ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
 PRESS RELEASEFor more information about this press release, please contact:Alicia Silliman, Publicity ChairpersonCarbon County Fair (501 (C) (3) organization)250 Lentz TrailJim Thorpe PA 18229570/325-8685ccllfa@ptd.net  Excitement at The Carbon County Fair The 18th annual Carbon County Fair will be located on Little Gap Road in Palmerton, PA and will run Monday, August 7 through Saturday, ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
PRESS RELEASEFor more information about this press release, please contact:Alicia Silliman, Publicity ChairpersonCarbon County Fair (501 (C) (3) organization)250 Lentz TrailJim Thorpe PA 18229570/325-8685ccllfa@ptd.net  Entertainment tops the Charts The 18th annual Carbon County Fair will be located on Little Gap Road in Palmerton, PA and will run Monday, August 7 through Saturday, August 12, ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
  NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Randall Sellers Director of Marketing & Development 215-514-6443 randallsellers@gmail.com   JIM THORPE INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES INAUGURAL FESTIVAL LINEUP Mauch Chunk Opera House June 8 to 11  Channeling the rebellious spirit of the Molly Maguires, JTIFF challenged the boldest, most defiant filmmakers to present their work, ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  D&L to Celebrate National Trails Day on June 3  EASTON (May 23) –  The Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor (D&L) invites the public to celebrate National Trails Day along the D&L Trail on June 3. American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day challenges people to hit the trail, make new friends, and find an adventure. Events will take place along the D&L Trail from ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Riding to Honor Our Fallen Heroes and Their Families…Jim Thorpe, PA –May 22, 2017- Jim Thorpe Adventures, LLC. will be conducting their third annual Remembrance Ride on June 3rd-4th, creating a living memorial honoring our fallen heroes and their families. Forty participants will ride 75 miles over two days along the Delaware and Lehigh Heritage Trail from Mountaintop PA to Bethlehem Steel Stacks ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE             Contact: Marlyn Kissner 610-751-4932                                                                  marlynk@lehighvalleychamber.org    Carbon County – May 2017:  Join the Carbon Chamber and Economic Development Corporation for an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony as Blue Mountain Health Systems announces their Quick Care Center. Enjoy light refreshments, ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Friday, May 19, 2017
PRESS RELEASEFor Immediate PublicationJim Thorpe Area School DistrictAs of May 22, 2017, the Jim Thorpe Area School District Board of Directors will no longer pursue the tax assessment appeals scheduled until the end of 2017.The District solicitor will work to establish a process to reverse the appeals that have already taken place over the past two weeks to their assessment prior to the recent ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Chamber, Economic, Press Release
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                 Contact:  Alice Wanamaker 484-274-2080AliceW@CarbonCountyChamber.org    Third Thursday in Jim Thorpe to Celebrate Hometown Heroes  Jim Thorpe, Carbon County, PA — It only happens once a month, the Third Thursday in Jim Thorpe is a great time to see and experience our town like only a local can! The Jim Thorpe Tourism Agency ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
RELEASE      H​ave you ever wanted VIP treatment at half the cost? Haven’t you always wanted a more personalized feeling to education, like the whole lesson was created just for you?! Well, look no further.  Our VIP Homeschooling Group allows us to create the perfect lesson for your children, so that they can learn at their best!  With videos, lesson plans, a private Facebook group for questions & ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Monday, May 15, 2017
Mauch Chunk Trust Company Supports Local FBLA Student Team Appearance in California.   Jim Thorpe - Lehighton FBLA Banking & Financial Systems team of Matthew Eckhart, Ryan Moerder, and Mason Smith qualified to attend the National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, CA from June 27 – July 3, 2017.  This student team qualified in the Banking & Financial Systems category and finished 2nd in the ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Monday, May 15, 2017
PRESS RELEASE  For more information about this press release, contact:  Alicia SillimanCCLLFA (501 (C) (3) Non-profit organization)250 Lentz TrailJim Thorpe PA 18229570.328.8685  Carbon County Fair Queen & Junior Miss Candidates being sought  The Carbon County Fair is looking for young ladies to participate in the 2017 Queen and Junior Miss Programs.  Applications can be obtained by accessing ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, May 15, 2017
WEATHERLY HILLCLIMB    1960 – 2017June 10 & 11, 2017         Sept. 16 & 17, 2017    The sounds of tires squealing, the smell of race car fuel, campers, tents, car trailers, campfires, crowds of people…..Yes, these are the sights and sounds you will experience if you are in the pit area of the Weatherly Hillclimb held twice a year.   The Weatherly Hillclimb Association is a group of volunteer ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
  Media Advisory           Media Advisory            Media Advisory  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                    Contact:  Alice Wanamaker 484-274-2080                            alicew@carboncountychamber.org    Lisa’s Expert Care Dog Grooming to Celebrate Grand Opening With Ribbon Cutting Ceremony  Carbon County – May 2017: Lisa’s Expert Care Dog Grooming is pleased to ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Media Advisory           Media Advisory            Media Advisory  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                    Contact:  Alice Wanamaker 484-274-2080                            alicew@carboncountychamber.org    Lehighton Downtown Farmers Market Grand Opening With Ribbon Cutting Ceremony  Carbon County – May 2017: Lehighton Downtown Initiative is pleased to announce the opening day ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Bringing People and Business Together …  Carbon Chamber and Economic Development Corporation137 South StreetLehighton, PA 18235Phone: 610.379.5000Email: mail@carboncountychamber.org               Media Advisory               Media Advisory                Media Advisory    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE             Contact: Marlyn Kissner ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: [Christine Allen, 610-826-7323, christine@read2day.com]   Palmerton Tutoring Center Offers Summer Programs to Keep Local Students’ Minds “Plugged In” and “Powered Up” Over Break READING ESCAPADES & MATH EXPLORERS HAS OPENED ENROLLMENT FOR 2017 SUMMER PROGRAMS [Palmerton, PA] --Reading Escapades & Math Explorers, located along Palmerton’s main thoroughfare, Delaware ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Media Advisory           Media Advisory            Media AdvisoryFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        Contact:  Alice Wanamaker at 484-274-2080 or alicew@carboncountychamber.org     4th Annual Carbon Adventure Race to Benefit D&L National Heritage Corridor The 4th Annual Carbon Adventure Race hosted by the Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corporations Young Professionals Council returns for a fun ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
Monday, May 08, 2017
NEWS RELEASEFOR RELEASE: ImmediatelyCONTACT: Joe Pilla, 570-669-5050  / joe@etabenefits.comDATE: May 3, 2017ETA BENEFITS GROUP WELCOMES NEW STAFF MEMBERSNESQUEHONING, Pa.—Joseph A. Pilla, President of ETA Benefits Group, a full-service insurance agency and employer benefits consulting firm based in Nesquehoning, is pleased to announce the hiring of two new staff members.            Joann Chickilly ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
Friday, May 05, 2017
Mauch Chunk Trust Company[May 12, 2017 - Jim Thorpe, PA] Mauch Chunk Trust Company, with five branch offices in Carbon County and two in Schuylkill County, will host Community Appreciation Day on Friday, May 12. MCT customers will be treated to cookies and drinks all day long in each of the branch office lobby areas. An extra special appreciation treat comes in the form of free Hero Sandwiches ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release, Community
Monday, April 24, 2017
Mahoning Drive-in Theater to open for 67th Season(215)-450-5914The Mahoning Drive-in Theater located on Seneca Road in Lehighton will open for their 67th season this Friday, April 28th with their annual double feature; The Wizard of Oz and Willy Wonka. (films will also be presented on Saturday, April 29th). The crew welcomes families to enjoy a weekend under the stars.  With a local award winning ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, April 24, 2017
  JIM THORPE BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONMAY 20TH & MAY 21ST, 2017   The Jim Thorpe Area Council will be sponsoring their 22nd annual Jim Thorpe Birthday Weekend on Saturday, May20th and Sunday, May21st.  This event is in honor of James Francis Thorpe, a Native American and “Athlete of the 20th Century”.   The festivities start off on Saturday, May 20th at 10:30 am with a Native American Tribute at ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Tina Dowd570-328-7887 mobiletdowd@vacmail.com  Carbon County Community Foundation Announces Call for Spring Grant Applications    Carbon County, Pa (March 21, 2017) –Local nonprofits offering programs and services that enhance the quality of life for county residents are encouraged to apply for funds from the Carbon County Community Foundation during the spring ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                         Contact:  Alice Wanamaker (484) 274-2080                                             alicew@carboncountychamber.org  A Taste of Carbon County Restaurant Week Kicks off on Monday, April 17  Carbon County – April 2017 When It comes to your palate, do you like diversity? Carbon County, PA is home to a variety of restaurants that will ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                              DateContact: Alice Wanamaker                                                                                 April, 2017484-274-2080 AliceW@CarbonCountyChamber.org   Palmerton Area Community to Host Blood Drive on Monday, May 15  Palmerton, PA – The Palmerton Area Community will be hosting a Blood ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Friday, April 07, 2017
Fore the Students Golf Tournament St. John Neumann Regional School in Palmerton will be hosting its annual "Fore the Students" Golf Tournament on Friday May 19th at Blue Shamrock Golf Club in Palmerton. The event will begin at 1:30, shotgun start, and includes an All-American BBQ buffet dinner and entertainment by the the Billy Bauer Band. Non-golfers are also invited to join the deck party after ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, April 05, 2017
Bringing People and Business Together … Carbon Chamber and Economic Development Corporation137 South StreetLehighton, PA 18235Phone: 610.379.5000Email: mail@carboncountychamber.org   Media Advisory           Media Advisory            Media Advisory   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                      Contact:  Marlyn Kissner at 610-751-4932                       ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Wednesday, April 05, 2017
 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE           Contact:  Marlyn Kissner at 610-751-4932                                                                 marlynk@lehighvalleychamber.org   Carbon County Art League HostsWine, Chocolate, and Art Open House At Carbon Chamber  Carbon County – April 2017:The Carbon County Art League will be hosting an art show and sale at The Carbon Chamber and Economic Development ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Wednesday, April 05, 2017
Cornerstone Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork announces Myofascial ReleaseMarch, 2017 – (Carbon County) Cornerstone Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork is happy to announce that we now offer Myofascial Release in addition to Neuromuscular Therapy and Trigger Point Therapy to treat and assist the body in dealing with trigger points and muscle spasms.  Our very own Brian Deebel brings varied experience ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                 Contact:  Alice Wanamaker 484-274-2080AliceW@CarbonCountyChamber.org    Third Thursday in Jim Thorpe to Become a Reality in April  Jim Thorpe, Carbon County, PA — It only happens once a month, the Third Thursday in Jim Thorpe is a great time to see and experience our town like only a local can! The Jim Thorpe Tourism Agency ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Representative Doyle Heffley                     122nd District                     Pennsylvania House of Representatives                      Media Contact:  Morgan Dux 717.260.6695mdux@pahousegop.comRepHeffley.com/Facebook.com/RepHeffley  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 27, 2017  Applications Available for DCNR Rural Fire Assistance Grants, Says Heffley  HARRISBURG – Applications ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, March 27, 2017
 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE         Contact:  Marlyn Kissner at 610-751-4932                                                                                      marlynk@lehighvalleychamber.org   Job Fair at Pocono Whitewater & Skirmish Paintball    Carbon County – March 2017: Pocono Whitewater and Skirmish Paintball will be hosting a job fair for all departments on April 9, 2017. The positions ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Saturday, March 25, 2017
For Immediate Release                                                     Contact: Deb RanckMarch 21, 2017                                                                Terry Whiteman                                                                                          570.645.7561 or                                                                                 quilter9@ptd.net or ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
NEWSFrom theDelaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor                FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE             For more information, please contact:                                                                                 Terri Monserrat                                                                                 Communications & Outreach ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Celebrate Earth Day         Local Sustainable Vineyard Farm Holds Earth Day Celebration and Offers Tours    255 Winter Mountain Drive, Andreas, PA.  On Saturday, April 22 and Sunday, April 23, Galen Glen Winery will offer complimentary walking tours of their sustainable farm.  Tasting Room Manager, Kathy Matson, states, "We farm wine! Most people put some thought into the farms where ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Media Advisory           Media Advisory            Media Advisory FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact: Angela MoyerCountry Junction Events Center6565 Interchange RdLehighton, PA. 18235610-377-8440  Country Junction in Lehighton Announces FUN side – Event Center  Carbon County – March 2017:  Country Junction in Lehighton has long been known for being the World's Largest General Store but did you ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Monday, March 13, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE          Contact:  Marlyn Kissner at 610-751-4932                         marlynk@lehighvalleychamber.org    Split Rock Announces Nightly Specials for Upcoming Season  Carbon County – March 2017: Split Rock Resort located in Lake Harmony, PA is excited announce three new exciting nightly specials for this upcoming spring season that will be taking place at their Split Rock ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, March 09, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                    Contact:  Marlyn Kissner at 610-751-4932                                                                                                                marlynk@lehighvalleychamber.org    Latsch Cell Phones LLC To CelebrateGrand Opening With Ribbon Cutting Ceremony  Carbon County – March 2017: Latsch Cell Phones LLC is pleased to announce ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber
Thursday, March 02, 2017
STEP-Up Carbon/Tamaqua has been active over the past year to counter the growing opioid/heroin epidemic.  Our mission is to assist those afflicted with addiction to get all of the support necessary – medical treatment, housing, life skills training, support networks, etc., to reintegrate them back into society to attain a positive and successful future.  This process will be done through Support, ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, March 02, 2017
Media Advisory                  Media Advisory                  Media AdvisoryFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                         Contact:  Marlyn Kissner at 610-751-4932                                                                                                                       marlynk@lehighvalleychamber.org       Celebrate Administrative Professionals Day ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber
Thursday, March 02, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                        Contact:Kathy Henderson                                                                                                                  khenderson@carboncountychamber.org                                                                                                                    4th ANNUAL 5K EARTH DAY HIPPIE RUN/WALK TO BENEFIT CCEDC SCHOLARSHIP ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: kim@sahlcomm.com 484.554.5582  Polls Open for Lehigh Valley Manufacturing Student Video Contest  Lehigh Valley, PA – Tuesday February 21, 2017– Public voting for the fourth annual “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?” Student Video Contest will open Wednesday, February 22, 12:01AM to Friday, February 24, 11:59PM at the Dream It. Do It. Pennsylvania ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Education
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Media Advisory                 Media Advisory         Media AdvisoryFOR IMMEADIATE RELEASE:                                       Contact: Marlyn Kissner 610-751-4932                                                                                               marlynk@lehighvalleychamber.org  Staying Active and Your Bone HealthPresented by Coordinated Health and the CCEDC  Carbon County – ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Thursday, February 16, 2017
CONTACT:  Chuck Moran, Pennsylvania Medical Society, (717) 558-7820FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  February 16, 2017        Statement: Heffley Bill Another Step Forward On Opioid Epidemic    The following is a statement from Charles Cutler, MD, president of the Pennsylvania Medical Society and a practicing physician in Montgomery County. He reacts to Pennsylvania House Bill 288 being introduced by ...read more
Categories: Political, Press Release
Thursday, February 09, 2017
The New Simulator Lounge Is Here! Description Two Brand New Sports Simulators with: 15' 3D ScreensState of the Art Techonology160 Golf Courses from around the world to choose fromAwesome Learning ToolsFun Shootout Skills games and much more!The Lounge has 4 big screen TV's, Full Service Bar with a Pub Fare Menu Great Lounge Furninture set in a comfy atmosphere!   Simulator Daily RatesRegular ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release
Thursday, February 09, 2017
The Jim Thorpe Tourism Agency hosts the 23rd annual WinterFest President’s Day Weekend, February 18th and 19th. A mix of train rides, family activities, special shopping and dining promotions, and popular Opera House performances mark a weekend of winter fun in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania.    The weekend features a fundraiser Mug Walk during which, for the price of a Jim Thorpe mug ($10 in advance ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Donna Martino, Community Office Manager of the MCT Albrightsville office, is shown here presenting a $500 donation to Jim Connolly, President of Penn Forest Township Volunteer Fire Co. #2. 
Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, February 01, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Carbon County – January 2017: The GreenLeaf Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of their gallery and associated handmade gift shop! Join the Carbon Chamber and Economic Development Corporation for a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony, as well as an opening show of paintings by artist Reyson Peralta, on March 25th from 11:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.   Guests are ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Calling All Carbon County Restaurants and Eateries!  “Taste of Carbon Restaurant Week”  Monday, April 17th through Sunday April 23rd  Carbon County – January 11, 2017The Carbon Chamber and Economic Development Corporation will support Carbon County restaurants by promoting a week dedicated to deliciousness! Drive customers into your restaurant by offering special discounts and featured cuisine ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Monday, January 30, 2017
Outreach hours for U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 31, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Heffley’s Lehighton office. Please call 610-377-6363 to schedule an appointment.  For legislative updates, visit RepHeffley.com. Representative Doyle Heffley  122nd District  Pennsylvania House of Representatives  Media Contact: Morgan ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Political
Monday, January 30, 2017
 NEWSFrom the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor                              For more information, please contact:Terri MonserratCommunications & Outreach CoordinatorDelaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor2750 Hugh Moore Park Rd. Easton, PA610.923.3548 ex: 224 or terri@delawareandlehigh.org  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  D&L Launches “Shutter Madness” Photo Tournament  EASTON (January ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, January 26, 2017
 **MEDIA ADVISORY**  200-MILE REEBOK RAGNAR RELAY RETURNS TO PENNSYLVANIA  Overnight running relay returns after four-year hiatus  Runners from across the country will be grabbing their running shoes, headlamps and water bottles to participate in the 200-mile Reebok Ragnar Pennsylvania next. The overnight running relay race begins Friday morning in Lancaster at Stauffer Park and will ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release
Monday, January 23, 2017
Ralph Lennon, fire chief for the Lake Harmony Volunteer Fire Co., accepts a donation in the amount of $500 from Donna Martino, Community Office Manager of the Pine Point Plaza branch office of the Mauch Chunk Trust Company.
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, January 19, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Local Winery Heats Up Fundraising Effort For Firefighters Galen Glen's Fourth Annual Chili Cook Off is scheduled for January 21st 255 Winter Mountain Drive, Andreas, PA 18211.  Galen Glen Winery is excited about the feedback they have received for their fourth annual chili cook off. Tasting Room Manager, Kathy Matson reports, "we have five chefs participating and also ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, January 19, 2017
For Immediate Release    Media Contact:Kathleen Matson Tasting Room Manager Phone: 570-386-3682 Email address: gruveegruner@galenglen.com   Local Winery Says, "Be Mine!" With WineEnjoy local chocolate & wine pairings weekends in February at Galen Glen Winery255 Winter Mountain Drive, Andreas, PA 18211.  "Love, wine and chocolate should not just be ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Mauch Chunk Trust Company Raised Money for Local Food Pantries Over the Holidays. Jim Thorpe, PA – The staff of Mauch Chunk Trust Company dug deep over the holidays, into both their pockets and their closets, to participate in the Ugly Sweater Day Fundraiser to benefit local area food pantries.  Through a combination of personal donations, customer donations and baked goods options, they raised ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
This year’s Blue Mountain Health System Charity Auction Fundraiser/Carbon County Ski Night will be held on March 4, 2017 at the beautiful facilities of the Blue Mountain Resort. We’ll be hosting a basket raffle and silent and live auctions in the “Vista Ballroom” at the Summit Lodge. Doors open at 4 p.m., live music starts at 7 p.m. There will be food and beverages available throughout the ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Monday, January 09, 2017
February, March and April 2017 Music at the Heritage Center with Local Performersat the Summit Hill Heritage Center, 1 West Hazard Street, Summit Hill; Panther Valley’s Premier Entertainment Complex.  $6.00 or 5.00 at the door with a can for the Pantry. This is a series of musical programs featuring our talented local performers sponsored in part by the Lehigh Valley Arts Council and the ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, January 09, 2017
Jack Frost Ski Diva’s hit the slopes   The snow is great and the Jack Frost FREE ladies clinic started January 3, 2017 and will run through February 28.  The group is known as the Jack Frost Ski Diva’s and meet every Tuesday throughout the season at 10 am. The group started in 2005 and the Diva group grows in number year after year.   It is open to all levels of skiers and snowboarders 18 and ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Friday, January 06, 2017
Jennifer WashneyAmerican Cancer SocietyProgram Manager for Mission Delivery jennifer.washney@cancer.org570-562-9749 ext. 320VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR THE ROAD TO RECOVERY PROGRAMIN CARBON AND SCHUYLKILL COUNTIES(January 5, 2017)   Taylor, PA:  Did you know that the American Cancer Society’s Road To Recovery Program provided over 150 rides for patients in Schuylkill County and nearly 400 rides for ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, December 29, 2016
Galen Glen Winery 2017 Chili Cook Off January 21, 2017  (In the event of snow on January 21st, the event will be rescheduled to Saturday, January 28th)  Contest Rules and Registration  Contest is limited to five entrants. Please register early to ensure eligibility.All contestants will be notified via email or phone when their registration has been received.There is no cost to enter.  The ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, December 19, 2016
Bringing People and Business Together …Carbon Chamber and Economic Development Corporation137 South Street • Lehighton, PA 18235610.379.5000 Media Advisory          FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE       Media Advisory  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        Contact:  Alice Wanamaker (484) 274-2080                AliceW@CarbonCountyChamber.org  CCEDC Announces “THINGS TO DO IN CARBON COUNTY” Visitors Guide and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Representative Doyle Heffley                     122nd District                     Pennsylvania House of Representatives                      Media Contact:  Morgan Dux 717.260.6695mdux@pahousegop.comRepHeffley.com/Facebook.com/RepHeffley  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 14, 2016  Heffley Announces Nearly $300,000 in Community Conservation Partnership Grants for Carbon County  LEHIGHTON – ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    Local Winery Celebrates Eighth Holiday Season Helping Toys for Tots    255 Winter Mountain Drive, Andreas, PA 18211.  This holiday season, Santa's elves at Galen Glen Winery are working to make this the best year yet for underprivileged families in the county. Tasting Room Manager, Kathy Matson, states, "This is our eighth holiday season working with the US Marine ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
NEWSFrom the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor                              For more information, please contact:Terri MonserratCommunications & Education CoordinatorDelaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor2750 Hugh Moore Park Rd. Easton, PA610.923.3548 ex: 224 or terri@delawareandlehigh.org  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  D&L Completes Carbon County Connectivity Project  EASTON ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, November 11, 2016
Calling all Trail Blazers! Schoolhouse Central will be hosting an afternoon event to raise money for the future Hike and Bike Trails to run throughout Kidder Township. See maps of the proposed trail locations and learn more!  We are open to your suggestions as well!  Get your Tail to the Trail Fundraiser on Dec. 18th from 4pm-6pm. Bring the family because we'll have activities, hot chocolate, ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Friday, November 04, 2016
LIHEAP Program Now Open, Says Heffley   HARRISBURG – The state’s Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is now accepting applications for home heating assistance grants, Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) said today. LIHEAP is a federally funded program that helps individuals and families pay their heating bills through home heating energy assistance grants. It also provides crisis ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, November 01, 2016
D&L Heritage Half Marathon to Bring Record 1,000+ Runners and Walkers to Scenic and Nationally Significant D&L Trail on November 6Reversed Course Back By Popular DemandWelcomes Both Runners and Walkers to Benefit Historic Multi-Use Trail  Schedule for Sunday, November 6:Start Time for D&L Heritage Half Marathon Run/Walk                    8:00 am/Northern Lehigh High School, SlatingtonFirst ...read more
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Thursday, October 27, 2016
Representative Doyle Heffley                     122nd District                     Pennsylvania House of Representatives                      Media Contact:  Morgan Dux 717.260.6695mdux@pahousegop.comRepHeffley.com/Facebook.com/RepHeffley  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 25, 2016  Heffley, Yudichak Announce $22,000 Grant for Beltzville State Park  LEHIGHTON – Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) and ...read more
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Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Ob-Gyn Care Associates of St. Luke's Expands to Lehighton  Lehighton, PA (10/18/2016) – Ob-Gyn Care Associates of St. Luke's has expanded to its third location at 856 Interchange Road in Lehighton. The practice’s newest site joins locations at 120 Pine St. in Tamaqua and at St. Luke’s West End Medical Center, 501 Cetronia Road, Suite 120, in Allentown. Established and new patients are welcome to ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
2017 LGBT Business Council GalaBeneficiary Application  On June 16th 2017, the LGBT Business Council (LGBTBC) of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce will host its third annual Gala. The LGBT Business Council Gala is a stylish semi-formal event held to raise awareness and celebrate the achievements of our community in the greater Lehigh Valley. The Gala will be attended by approximately ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Old Hollywood, Red Carpet Gala to Honor Local Professionals  October 19, 2016 - Carbon County, PA – The Carbon Chamber and Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) will honor four businesses and three business professionals in Carbon County for their dedication and service to our community on Friday, November 18, 2016 at the annual dinner at Blue Mountain Resort. The Old Hollywood, Red Carpet ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
Monday, October 10, 2016
Media Advisory                    Media Advisory          Media Advisory FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        Contact:  Marlyn Kissner at 610.751.4932            marlynk@lehighvalleychamber.org          Carbon Chamber and Economic Development Corp. Presents:Author and Business Coach Bob Scott“Kick Start Your Marketing”   October 2016  Carbon County, PA – The Carbon Chamber and Economic Development ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release
Thursday, September 29, 2016
Media Advisory                   Media Advisory                   Media Advisory FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        Contact:  Marlyn Kissner                610-379-5000marlynk@lehighvalleychamber.org  Who Deserves Your Vote for State Representative in the 122nd?Doyle Heffley (R), State Representative 122ndNeil Makhija (D), State Representative Candidate 122ndMatthew Schutter (L) State Representative ...read more
Categories: Economic, Political, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, September 26, 2016
Media Advisory                    Media Advisory          Media Advisory FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        Contact:  Marlyn Kissner 610-751-4932              MarlynK@lehighvalleychamber.org  Carbon Chamber and Economic Development Corporation Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening Celebration at Sharps Compliance in Nesquehoning  Carbon County – September 2016: The Carbon Chamber & Economic Development ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Economic
Friday, September 23, 2016
CCEDC welcomes Bonnie and Clyde to Downtown Lehighton  September, 2016 - CARBON COUNTY, PA - The Carbon Chamber and Economic Development Corporation and the Borough of Lehighton celebrated a Grand Opening celebration on Tuesday, September 20, at one of the newest businesses in the area. The new full service restaurant and Bar, Bonnie & Clyde is located at 111 North First Street in Lehighton. ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
D&L Trail Closures During Carbon County Connectivity Project Construction   EASTON (September 12, 2016) –On behalf of its partner landowners, the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor (D&L) announces the following trail closures due to construction for the Carbon County Connectivity Project. For everyone’s safety, the D&L asks that all trail users observe all trail closed signs and ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, September 08, 2016
NEWSFrom the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor                              For more information, please contact:Terri MonserratCommunications & Education CoordinatorDelaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor2750 Hugh Moore Park Rd. Easton, PA610.923.3548 ex: 224 or terri@delawareandlehigh.org  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  D&L Breaks Ground on Carbon County Connectivity Project  EASTON ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, September 06, 2016
D&L to Host Groundbreaking for Carbon County Connectivity Project EASTON (September 1, 2016) – The Carbon County Commissioners and the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor will hold a groundbreaking for the Carbon County Connectivity Project on September 7, 2016 at 10:00 am. The event will be held on the Lehighton Spur of the D&L Trail behind Red Castle Brewery in Lehighton, PA.  This ...read more
Categories: Community
Monday, April 11, 2016
VacationIdea.com released a list of the 11 Best Things to Do in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, earlier today. Included on the list are some of the most popular tourist attractions in Carbon County. They include; Asa Packer Mansion Museum, Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway, Old Jail Museum, Harry Packer Mansion, Bear Mountain Butterfly Sanctuary, The Mauch Chunk Opera House, Mauch Chunk Museum, DeFeo's ...read more
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