Monday, February 29, 2016
The basic course is designed for students whose profession is in the field of security, protective patrol, detective or criminal investigation. Use of firearms and other lethal weapons, such as batons, will be covered. Classes (with firearms) are held March 8 through 17 and June 20 through 24; cost is $295. Times and locations vary between LCCC’s main campus in Schnecksville and the Emmaus Police Indoor Range.
A noncredit Pennsylvania Lethal Weapons Training Act 235 firearms recertification course is also offered. Registered students receive an instructional lecture and range qualification training in compliance with the Pennsylvania Lethal Weapons Training Act 235 for individuals employed in providing security, protective patrol, investigative services for a fee and who carry a firearm.
Recertification (with firearms) is offered on March 19, April 23, May 18 and June 15, runs from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at Emmaus Police Indoor Range. Tuition is $100. Each student must supply his or her own handgun and ammunition.
Individual courses can be scheduled by contacting email@example.com.
Sunday, February 28, 2016
Tri-Valley vs. West Catholic (St. Joseph Prep, Philadelphia @ 3:30PM)
Mahanoy Area vs. Delco Christian (Martz Hall @ 3:00PM)
Minersville vs. Wellsboro (Blue Mountain @ 7:00PM)
Pine Grove vs. Imhotep (Lincoln HS, Philadelphia @ 6:00PM)
Pottsville vs. Lower Dauphin (Blue Mountain @ 5:30PM)
Shenandoah Valley vs. St. John Neumann (Milton Area HS @ 7:00PM)
Minersville vs. Wellsboro (Martz Hall @ 4:30PM)
Mahanoy Area vs. Mastery Charter North (South Phila. HS @ 6:00PM)
Blue Mountain vs. Lewisburg (Shamokin @ 7:30PM)
Pottsville vs. West Scranton (Minersville @ 7:30PM)
Saturday, February 27, 2016
Friday, February 26, 2016
Piloxing is a combination of Pilates, boxing and dance that results in a fun, fat-burning, muscle-toning workout. Two sessions will be offered, both on Wednesday from 6 to 7 p.m. – from March 16 through April 20 and April 27 to June 1. Location is Krazter Elementary School, 2200 Huckleberry Road, Allentown, Pa., and tuition is $65.
Learn the basics with a new dance class, Social Dance Sampler, that emphasizes the lead-follow technique. A flat or low, wide “Cuban” heel shoe is recommended; couples are required. Class runs Tuesday, April 5 through 26, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., and takes place at Parkway Manor Elementary School, 768 Parkway Road, Allentown, Pa. 18104. The cost is $70.
To register, call 610-799-1197 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For a complete listing of courses, visit www.lccc.edu.
Schuylkill County School Delays - 02/26/16
Mahanoy Area - 2 Hour Delay; Transportation included
Shenandoah Valley - 2 Hour Delay
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Thursday, February 25, 2016
|Photo posted from Mahanoy City Police|
- Cupcake – Wednesday, March 2 from 7 to 9 p.m. Fee is $30
- 30-Minute Meals – Wednesday, April 27 from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Fee is $40
- Nut Roll – Tuesday, March 15 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Fee is $25
- Cheeses of Europe – Wednesday, March 16 from 7 to 9 p.m. Fee is $30
- Kiffles – Tuesday, March 22 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Fee is $25
- Knife Skills – Wednesday, March 23 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Fee is $30
- Kiffles – Wednesday, March 30 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Fee is $25
- Canning – Wednesday, April 6 from 7 to 9 p.m. Fee is $30
- Cheesemaking I – Wednesday, April 13 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Fee is $25
- Cheesemaking II – Wednesday, April 20 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Fee is $35
- Italian Soul Food – Wednesday, May 4-18 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Fee is $82
At the summit, students will hear from Micha Gursky, part time executive director of the Tamaqua Community Partnership, about the transformation of Tamaqua over the past years. There will also be a panel of experts to address students’ questions and offer coaching. The students do not only want to look at the problem of blight but come up solutions. Each school will work on a plan to address blight in some way in their community.
One new addition to the Youth Summit Youth Ambassadors this year has been the appointment of the Youth Ambassador Executives. Four students have been meeting regularly with Commissioner Hess and Kay Jones of VISION to make the Youth Summit more students driven. An active community advisory group meets monthly to provide suggestions on how to support the students. In addition a new group of community leaders is looking at the issue of preparing our students for the jobs in the region. This group began meeting in 2015 and continues to work on this issue that students had identified as one of the most pressing for them.
As the summit continues to develop, its basic mission to engage, equip and support our youth remains the primary focus. Each year the summit becomes more sensitive to students’ concerns and their ability to address some of these with support from the community. Each year the Youth Summit receives more support from community organizations. This year the summit has received support from 17 community businesses. We especially thank M & T Bank, , The Schuylkill Chamber Foundation, the Luzerne/Schuylkill Workforce Investment Board, and the West Charitable Trust for their support.
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Marian Catholic - 28
Willams Valley - 34
Shenandoah Valley - 31
Tri-Valley - 35
Williams Valley - 32
Bethlehem Catholic - 46
Blue Mountain - 33
According to PPL, as of 8:15pm over 1,700 customers are without power around Schuylkill County.
The following have reported outages.
- Branch Twp
- Hubley Twp.
- North Manheim Twp.
- North Union Twp.
- Pine Grove Twp.
- Rush Twp.
- Ryan Twp.
- Washington Twp.
- Wayne Twp.
* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA...
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...ADAMS...CUMBERLAND...DAUPHIN...
LANCASTER...LEBANON...PERRY...SCHUYLKILL AND YORK.
* UNTIL 9 PM EST THIS EVENING.
* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE LOWER
SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. RAINFALL COULD
BE HEAVY ENOUGH TO LEAD TO LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING.
A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Monday, February 22, 2016
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf has requested President Barack Obama to declare a major disaster in Pennsylvania, in order to provide financial reimbursement to municipalities in 31 counties for costs associated with the historic snowstorm that impacted the state January 22-23.
Sunday, February 21, 2016
Saturday, February 20, 2016
Friday, February 19, 2016
According to Mahanoy Township Police Chief Brandon Alexander, the crash occurred on Delano Road, near Mahanoy City.
The driver, Michael Bowen, of Shenandoah, was reported to be uninjured but was taken into custody for driving under the influence.