Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Truck Crashes into Home in Tamaqua

Photo by Earl Hartnraft
No one was injured this afternoon (Wednesday, October 22, 2014) after the male driver of a pickup crashed into an unoccupied home on Lincoln Street in Tamaqua.

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 10/23/14

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 10/23/14

Ashland to Receive Loan for High-Hazard Dam Improvements

ASHLAND – Senator David G. Argall (R-29) and Representative Neal Goodman (D-123) announced a $1.675 million loan through the Pennsylvania Infrastructure and Investment Authority (PENNVEST) that will allow Ashland Borough to repair a high-hazard dam.

Woman Not Guilty for Mahanoy City Stabbing

A jury Wednesday afternoon found Kimberly Hous, 34, of Mahanoy City, not guilty for the stabbing death of Lawrence Quinn, 52. Quinn was Hous' mother's boyfriend.

Social Security Benefits to Go up By 1.7 Percent

The Social Security Administration announced Wednesday that Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits will go up for nearly 64 million Americans in 2015.

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 10/22/14

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 10/22/14

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Sears Closing Five Stores in Pennsylvania

Photo Courtesy of Mike Kalasnik on Flickr
On Friday, it was announced that the Sears in the Schuylkill Mall would be closing in January, now more stores in the chain are scheduled to close around Pennsylvania.