Sunday, May 31, 2015

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Rush Township Police Apprehend Man After Motorcycle Pursuit; Cocaine Found

A man is in Schuylkill County Prison after leading police in a chase Saturday.

Woman's Body Found in Port Carbon Saturday Evening

The body of a woman was found Saturday evening in Port Carbon.

One of Schuylkill County's Favorite Pizza Places Closing


After being open for 66 years, Centioles Pizza, in Girardville, is closing it's doors.

PIAA State Baseball and Softball Playoff Schedules for Schuylkill County Teams



PIAA State Baseball and Softball Playoff Schedules for Schuylkill County Teams

Schuylkill County Road Work Scheduled for Next Week

Schuylkill County Road Work Scheduled for Next Week

Mount Carmel Man Facing Child Porn Charges

Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane announced Friday the arrest of a Mount Carmel man as part of ongoing efforts to target the online sharing, downloading and distribution of child pornography.

Free United States Flag History/Etiquette Program

On Flag Day, Sunday 14 June 2015, the Good Intent Hose Company of Llewellyn will be conducting a United States Flag History/Etiquette Program starting at 2:00 pm in their social hall.

Ashland Borough Street Sweeper Schedule

Ashland Borough's street sweeper schedule

Friday, May 29, 2015

Man Facing Attempted Homicide Charges After Hitting Police Cruiser

A Zion's Grove man is facing attempted homicide charges after attempting to run down State Police officers.

Yuengling Announces New Seasonal Beer

D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc. announced Friday morning that they will be introducing a new seasonal beer.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Schuylkill County High School Baseball District XI Championship Scores - 5/28/15




Schuylkill County High School Baseball District XI Championship Scores - 5/28/15

Pennsylvania Department of Health Warns of Imposter Letters

HARRISBURG - The Pennsylvania Department of Health has received reports in Dauphin and York counties of an imposter letter to homeowners stating that their homes are in violation of local housing codes and that the violations must be remedied or a fine will be imposed.

The letter uses an outdated Health Department logo and contains the fraudulent signature of the current Secretary of Health.

The Department of Health has no authority to enforce private housing codes.

Local law enforcement authorities have been notified.

Chinese Auction Benefiting Minersville Little League Scheduled for This Weekend

Chinese Auction Benefiting Minersville Little League Scheduled for This Weekend.

Strawberry Festival to Be Held

A strawberry festival will be held at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 141 East Street in Williamstown on Saturday, Jun13th from 11:00am to 3:00pm. Plenty of parking is available.

Tamaqua Restaurant Manager Accused of Stealing from Couple

The manager of a popular restaurant in Tamaqua is accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from a couple.

Pottsville Farmers Market to Begin This Saturday

The Pottsville Farmers Market will begin running weekly starting this Saturday, May 30th.

South Schuylkill Garden Club Bank Restoration

South Schuylkill Garden Club members over the last few weeks have been busying themselves with the restoration landscaping at the eastern end of a bank of ground behind the Schuylkill Haven Recreation and Senior Center. The formal landscaping is an effort to beautify and support he integrity of the bank.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

PennDOT Honors Star of Excellence Recipient in Schuylkill County

PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards today recognized 25 PennDOT employees for their outstanding performance with the Star of Excellence Award, PennDOT’s highest recognition. Three employees from PennDOT’s District 5, which represents Berks, Carbon, Lehigh, Monroe, Northampton, and Schuylkill counties, were among the honorees.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued for Eastern Pennsylvania


A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for Eastern Pennsylvania

Santorum to Run for President in 2016

The former Pennsylvania Senator will announce Wednesday that he is running for President.

Thunderstorms Expected Wednesday Afternoon

There is a good chance Schuylkill County could see some thunderstorms Wednesday.

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Hersheypark's Laff Trakk Opens Saturday

Known for blending the best of the past with the innovations of the future, Hersheypark presents Laff Trakk, the first indoor, spinning, glow-coaster in the United States opening on Saturday, May 23, 2015.

Friday, May 22, 2015

PennDOT to ReSurface 209 in Schuylkill County

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) District 5 announced today US 209 will be resurfaced in Blythe, Schuylkill and Walker townships, and Middleport and Tamaqua boroughs in Schuylkill County beginning June 1.

Schuylkill County Road Work Scheduled for Next Week

Schuylkill County Road Work Scheduled for Next Week

Reported 2nd Alarm Structure Fire Friday Morning in Port Carbon

Fire crews responded to a fire Friday morning in Port Carbon.

Criminal Complaint Filed Charging Man for Baby's Death

A criminal complaint has been filed charging a man for the death of a baby in December.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Police Stop Burglary in Progress

Schuylkill Haven Police were able to catch individuals immediately after burglarizing an apartment.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Man Pleads Guilty for Shooting Bald Eagle

A Lehighton man has plead guilty for shooting a bald eagle.

Sign up for Schuylkill's Got Talent!

Showcase your talent by entering Schuylkill's Got TALENT! 

Schuylkill United Way Sponsoring Free Act 153 Info Session and Act 31 Certification

Schuylkill United Way Sponsoring Free Act 153 Info Session and Act 31 Certificate

Winners of Majestic Awards Announced

The 10th Annual Majestic Awards were held this past Monday honoring Schuylkill County's High School Musicals.  The event was held at North Schuylkill High School's auditorium.

Friendship Fire Company Block Party This Weekend

Toolshed Jack Playing at Last Year's Block Party
The Friendship Fire Company Block Party, Englewood is this weekend.

State Police Warn of Fake PennDOT Emails

The Pennsylvania Criminal Intelligence Center (PaCIC) has recently received information regarding a fraudulent email claiming to originate from the Pennsylvania Department of Motor Vehicles (PennDOT).

Monthly Bingo

Sheppton-Oneida Volunteer Fire Company
Monthly Bingo

Open Auditions for Young Frankenstein

ACTORS GUILD OF SCHUYLKILL COUNTY is holding open auditions for Mel Brooks musical young Frankenstein.

Monday, May 18, 2015

Flash Flood Warning Issued for Southwestern Schuylkill County

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR... CENTRAL LEBANON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA... SOUTHWESTERN SCHUYLKILL COUNTY IN CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA...

Flood Advisory Issued for Schuylkill County

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE PA HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR... CENTRAL LEBANON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA... SOUTHWESTERN SCHUYLKILL COUNTY IN CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA...

PennDOT, Police Partnering to Urge Increased Seat Belt Use‏

PennDOT, state and local police are partnering for nationwide “Click It or Ticket” seat-belt enforcement beginning today and running through June 7.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Route 61 Southbound Between Frackville and Saint Clair

Traffic is backed up between Frackville and Saint Clair on Route 61.

Thunderstorms Expected Monday Afternoon and Evening

Summer-like temperatures will bring summer-like weather Monday afternoon into the evening for Schuylkill County.

Schuylkill County Primary Elections 2015

Tuesday is primary election day and you may be wondering who is on the ballot.