Thursday, December 31, 2015

Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 12/31/15


Schuylkill County Weather Forecast - 12/31/15

Frackville Police Take Woman into Safe Custody After Alleged Monroe County Carjacking

On Wednesday, the Frackville Police Department took a woman into safe custody after an alleged carjacking/kidnapping that started in Monroe County.

Minersville Plans New Year Eve Celebration

After 4 years, Minersville is bringing back it's New Year's Eve Celebration.

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Schuylkill County Weather Forecast - 12/30/15


Schuylkill County Weather Forecast - 12/30/15

Owls - Soul of the Night Event

Owls - Soul of the Night Event scheduled at Sweet Arrow Lake.

Zumba Fitness at Sweet Arrow Lake

Zumba Fitness Scheduled at Sweet Arrow Lake

Police Looking to Identify Theft and Assault Suspects

The Rush Township Police Department released the following photos of two suspects they say were involved in a theft and assault at the Hometown Wal-Mart, Rush Township.

Dense Fog Advisory Issued for This Morning

(12/30/15)  The National Weather Service has issued a Dense Fog Advisory in Schuylkill County for Wednesday morning.

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Police Looking for Bulldozer Joyrider

State Police are looking for the person who took a bulldozer for a joyride.

Monday, December 28, 2015

Schuylkill County Weather Forecast 12/28/15


Schuylkill County Weather Forecast - 12/28/15

Business Owner Looking for Answers on Who Cut Down Trees; Reward Offered

A Schuylkill County business owner is looking for answers on who cut down his companies trees overnight.

Donation for Fire Victims



A drop off location and list of items are now available if you would like to help the fire victims from Monday morning's fire near Ashland.

Home Destroyed; Woman Burned in Overnight Fire


An overnight fire destroyed a home in Butler Township.

Winter Weather Advisory Issued

Winter Weather Advisory Issued

Reported Working Structure Fire Near Ashland

Just before midnight, fire crews were called to a working structure fire near Ashland.

Sunday, December 27, 2015

Saturday, December 26, 2015

One Person Flown After Crash on Interstate 81 Early Saturday

Just before 5:30am Saturday morning, emergency personnel were called to Interstate 81 near Milemarker 137 for a motor vehicle accident with ejection.

Fire Helmets Found in Cemetery

The Pennsylvania State Police are looking for the owners of fire helmets found in a cemetery.

Friday, December 25, 2015

Foster Township Teen Reported Missing Since Christmas Eve

According to WFMZ, a Foster Township teen has been reported missing since Christmas Eve.

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 12/23/15


Schuylkill County Weather Forecast - 12/23/15

Police Officer Charged with Faking Attack

According to WFMZ, a police officer who claimed she was thrown down an embankment in September has been charged with faking the attack.

Tractor Trailer and 2 Vehicle Crash Late Tuesday Night

Around 11:45PM Tuesday night, emergency personnel were called to Sunbury Road (Route 901) and Post Road for a motor vehicle accident with entrapment.

Dense Fog Advisory Issued for This Morning

The National Weather Service issued a Dense Fog Advisory last evening through this morning for Schuylkill County and the surrounding areas.

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Man Facing Indecent Exposure, Open Lewdness Charges

Mahanoy City man facing Indecent Exposure, open lewdness charges.

Tuesday Morning Altercation Under Investigation

A Tuesday morning altercation is under investigation in Ashland.

Boil Advisory Issued

A water main break late Monday has caused water issues in parts of Pottsville.

Schuylkill County Weather Forecast - 12/22/15


Schuylkill County Weather Forecast - 12/22/15

Borough Announces All-Truck Restriction for Gordon Mountain Road


Photo of one of the incidents that occured at the bottom
of the Gordon Mountain
Gordon Borough has given an update on work that will be done to change and fix issues with the Gordon Mountain Road and Tractor Trailers.

Appreciation Shown for a Bell Ringer

Last week we received a message from Sara Hargreaves about a bell ringer in Lansford.

Monday, December 21, 2015

Girl with Ties to Schuylkill County Missing from Kenhorst, PA

A girl with ties to Schuylkill County has been reported missing.

A Hometown man's daughter has gone missing from Kenhorst, PA.

Jason Messerschmidt, Hometown, posted the following regarding his
daughter.

UPDATE:  She has been found safe.






Our daughter ran away from home in the Kenhorst, PA (Near Reading, PA) area last night around 5pm. She has been reported...
Posted by Jason Messerschmidt on Monday, December 21, 2015
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Interstate 81 Southbound Single Lane Cleared

After opening Interstate 81 Northbound from the Lebanon County Line to Milemarker 105.5 in Schuylkill County, road crews began removing the barriers from the southbound lanes.

Schuylkill County Weather Forecast - 12/21/15


Schuylkill County Weather Forecast - 12/21/15

Schuylkill County Woman Killed in Lancaster County Crash

A Schuylkill County woman was killed Friday night in a crash in Lancaster County.

Car Crashes into Home Monday Morning

A vehicle travelling on Route 209 in Coaldale crashed into a home.

Sunday, December 20, 2015

Lehighton Girl Reported Missing

A 14 year old girl from Lehighton, Carbon County has been reported missing since Thursday.

Schuylkill County Weather Forecast - 12/20/15



Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 12/18/15


Sunday - Mostly Sunny - High near 40

Sunday Night - Cloudy - Low Near 30

Monday - Cloudy - High in the Mid 40's

Tuesday - Morning Showers - High near 50

Wednesday - Rain - High in the Upper 50's

Thursday - Cloudy with Showers - High in the Mid 60's

Friday (Christmas) - Afternoon Showers - High near 50

Saturday, December 19, 2015

Early Morning Fire Damages Apartment in Tamaqua

Just before 2am, Saturday morning, fire crews were called to 43 West Broad Street, Tamaqua for an apartment fire.

Friday, December 18, 2015

Scheduled Schuylkill County Road Work for Next Week


Scheduled Schuylkill County Road Work for Next Week

Friday's Schuylkill County Weather Forecast - 12/18/15



Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 12/18/15

Mother and Daughter Arrested in Fight and Tip Jar Theft

(12/18/15) A mother and daughter were arrested Thursday after an incident involving a fight and theft of a tip jar in Minersville.

Gillingham Charter School Closed Friday

The Gillingham Charter School in Pottsville will be closed Friday (12/18/15) due to a water main break.

Schuylkill Mall Theatre Premieres Star Wars The Force Awakens

Fans lined up Thursday evening anxiously awaiting the premiere of Star Wars The Force Awakens.

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Woman Facing Drug Charges

On December 12, 2015, Frackville Borough Police arrested Taylor Bowers, Pottsville after an incident that occurred at the Econo Lodge in the borough.

Meth Lab Discovered Thursday

Mahanoy Township Police uncovered a meth lab Thursday afternoon.

Thursday's Weather Forecast - 12/17/15



Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 12/17/15

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Yuengling Expands Distribution to Mississippi

To any Schuylkill County natives who live in and around Mississippi, Yuengling is coming your way.

Schuylkill County Police Log - 12/16/15


Schuylkill County Police Log - 12/16/15

Police Investigating Theft

The Rush Township Police Department is investigating a theft.

Man Arraigned on Outstanding Arrest Warrant

On December 11, Frackville Borough Police arraigned John Martofel, Frackville on an outstanding arrest warrant.