Bethlehem Press

Wednesday, February 19, 2020
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Knowles blasts Dems


State Rep. Jerry Knowles, R-Schuylkill-Carbon, called out House Minority Leader Frank Dermody, D-Allegheny, Wednesday for the failure of Knowles’ House-reduction bill last week.

Knowles has been on the forefront of an effort to reduce the...

Firefighter Stephen Ebbert, left, and Lt. Scott Smith of the Lehighton Fire Department were honored at the 13th Annual Valley Preferred Spirit of Courage Award Celebration held Tuesday at Lehigh Valley Hospital — Muhlenberg in Bethlehem. Scan this photo with the Prindeo app for a video. TERRY AHNER/TIMES NEWS

Spirit of Courage

By TERRY AHNER in Local News

It takes special people to exceed expectations when thrust into the line of fire.

Two such men, firefighter Stephen Ebbert and Lt. Scott Smith of the Lehighton Fire Department, did just that earlier this year, and on Tuesday were...