Friday, September 30, 2016

Schuylkill County High School Football Scores for Week #6


Schuylkill County High School Football Scores for Week #6

Friday's Schuylkill County Weather Forecast - 09/30/16


Friday's Schuylkill County Weather Forecast - 09/30/16

Tamaqua and Schuylkill Haven Title Insurance Agencies Merge

Northeast Pennsylvania Abstract, LLC, and Edge Abstract Independence have announced that the firms are merging effective October 1, 2016.

Schuylkill County Police Log - 09/30/16



Schuylkill County Police Log - 09/30/16

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Schuylkill County High School Football Schedule for Week #6


Schuylkill County High School Football Schedule for Week #6

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 9/30/16


Schuylkill County Obituaries for 9/30/16

Thursday's Schuylkill County Weather Forecast - 09/29/16


Thursday's Schuylkill County Weather Forecast - 09/29/16

Mahoney Brothers Returning to Williams Valley

The World’s Greatest Impersonation Band “The Mahoney Brothers” will return to Williams Valley Jr/Sr High School in Tower City on Sunday, November 20, 2016, to present “JukeBox Heroes Live!” The music of such legends such as Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Neil Diamond, The Beach Boys and others will be performed.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Schuylkill County Obituaries 09/29/16



Schuylkill County Obituaries 09/29/16

Argall Plans Ceremony to Honor Vietnam Era Veterans

HAMBURG – Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) will honor veterans who served during the Vietnam era at a special ceremony on November 17 in Hamburg.

Inner Peace Holistic Expo

The 6th Annual Inner Peace Holistic Expo is scheduled October 8th and 9th! A wonderful weekend of amazing vendors, awesome speakers, and a group of very talented local holistic wellness practitioners!

Wednesday's Schuylkill County Weather Forecast - 09/28/16


Wednesday's Schuylkill County Weather Forecast - 09/28/16

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Schuylkill County High School Football Power Rankings After Week 5


Schuylkill County High School Football Power Rankings After Week-5

Tyson Foods Recalls Panko Chicken Nuggets

Tyson Foods, Inc. announced today a voluntary recall of 5-pound bags of Tyson® Fully Cooked Panko Chicken Nuggets that were sold at Costco locations nationwide and a small number of 20-pound cases of bulk Spare Time brand cooked nugget-shaped chicken breast pattie fritters with rib meat that were sold to a single wholesaler in Pennsylvania.

Pottsville Awarded Grant for Police Body-Worn Cameras

On Monday, Congressman Matt Cartwright announced that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has awarded a grant in the amount of $40,000 to the City of Pottsville through the Office of Justice Programs’ Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) program. The funds will be used to purchase body-worn cameras for the Pottsville Police Department.

Police Investigating Theft

The Minersville Police Department is investigating a theft that occurred.

Police Investigating Sunday Morning Shooting

A man is locked up after an alleged shooting Sunday morning in Pottsville.

Tuesday's Schuylkill County Weather Forecast - 09/27/16


Tuesday's Schuylkill County Weather Forecast - 09/27/16

Friday, September 23, 2016

Upcoming Schuylkill County Road Work - Week Ending 9/30/16


Upcoming Schuylkill County Road Work - Week Ending 9/30/16

Friday's Schuylkill County Weather Forecast - 09/23/16


Friday's Schuylkill County Weather Forecast - 09/23/16

Schuylkill County High School Football Scores for Week #5


Schuylkill County High School Football Scores for Week #5

High School Football Games Scheduled for Thursday, September 22nd, 2016.

Lehighton - 51
Panther Valley -19

High School Football Games Scheduled for Friday, September 23rd, 2016.

Blue Mountain - 29
Tamaqua - 7

Jim Thorpe - 54
Shenandoah Valley - 0

Hamburg - 41
Mahanoy Area - 20

Schuylkill Haven - 17
Marian Catholic - 6

Tri-Valley - 17
Minersville - 7

Kutztown - 27
Nativity BVM - 13

North Schuylkill - 28
Mt. Carmel - 14

Pine Grove - 20
Upper Dauphin - 12

Williams Valley - 20
Line Mountain - 14

High School Football Games Scheduled for Saturday, September 24th, 2016.

Pottsville @ Crestwood

Crash Closes Route 61 in Berks County Friday Morning

As of 9:30am, Friday morning, Route 61, south of Shoemakersville, near the Glen Gery Brick Plant was closed due a crash.


Both directions of the highway have been closed while the crash is cleaned up and investigated.

UPDATE:  As of 11:30am, the road is still closed in both directions.  We've also learned the crash was fatal involving a motorcycle.

UPDATE:  The highway reopened around 1:30pm.










Thursday, September 22, 2016

Man Takes Own Life After Standoff

Around 1:00pm, Thursday afternoon, the Pennsylvania State Police responded to the 300 block of Spring Street in Ringtown for the report of a man threatening to harm himself.

Police Responding to Incident in Ringtown

Police are responding to an active police incident in Ringtown, Thursday afternoon

We have been told by nearby residents that as of 3:30pm, Thursday afternoon, State Police were currently responding to an active police incident on Spring Street in the borough of Ringtown.

North Schuylkill has also notified parents that due to the incident, school buses that drop off  in the borough may be delayed.

Avoid the area as the situation is ongoing.

UPDATE
http://www.skooknews.com/2016/09/man-takes-own-life-after-standoff.html

Tamaqua Area Football Player Fulfills Dream

Many of us attend football games not only to watch the games but to just be there in that atmosphere.  The socializing, the sights, the smells, and the sounds.  But what if the sounds were not there.  The play calling, the sound of helmets hitting, or the sound of crowd screaming.

Schuylkill County High School Football Schedule for Week #5


Schuylkill County High School Football Schedule for Week #5

Thursday's Schuylkill County Weather Forecast - 09/22/16


Thursday's Schuylkill County Weather Forecast - 09/22/16

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

EvenFlo Recalling Evolve Booster Seat

Evenflo has announced a voluntary recall on select models of its Evolve Booster Seat over concerns that some children can access and activate the harness adjustment button without adult assistance, and potentially loosen the harness. Evenflo is providing owners with a new harness adjustment button which will effectively eliminate this possibility. No injuries have been reported, but Evenflo wants to remind caregivers that a snug harness is essential to proper restraint.

Interstate Closed Due to Tractor Trailer Fire

(09/21/16) A tractor trailer fire has closed part of Interstate 81.

Wednesday's Schuylkill County Weather Forecast - 09/21/16


Wednesday's Schuylkill County Weather Forecast - 09/21/16

Schuylkill County Police Log - 09/21/16



Schuylkill County Police Log - 09/21/16

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

LCCC Announces Summer Dean's List


Lehigh County Community College has announced the following names that received the Dean's List for the Summer 2016 Semester from Schuylkill County.

Schuylkill County Obituaries 09/20/16




Schuylkill County Obituaries 09/20/16

Schuylkill County 911 Operating Again in Rush, Ryan, and Delano Townships

On Monday afternoon, it was reported that the Schuylkill County 911 service was not working properly in the townships of Rush, Ryan, and Delano.

Tuesday's Schuylkill County Weather Forecast - 09/20/16


Tuesday's Schuylkill County Weather Forecast - 09/20/16

North Schuylkill Offers Weekly "Open Swim"

North Schuylkill is opening their pool for Public “Open Swim” nights, starting this week, and happening each Wednesday evening. 

Foggy Start to Tuesday

Tuesday will start off foggy with low visibility on your way to work or school.

Monday, September 19, 2016

Firefighters Called to Camper Fires Monday Evening

Around 9:45pm, Monday evening, fire crews were called to 899 Pole Road, East Union Township near Brandonville for a camper on fire.

Schuylkill County 911 Not Working Properly in Ryan, Delano, and Rush Townships

Schuylkill County 911 Center advises that 911 land line services in the 467 exchange in Ryan, Delano and Rush Townships are not working properly.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Crash Causing Backup on Northbound Route 61 near Frackville

(09/19/16) - Just before 2:30pm, Monday afternoon, emergency personnel were called to the northbound lanes of Route 61 in Blythe Township, just south of the Schuylkill Mall for a motor vehicle accident with rollover.


Traffic is reportedly backed up in the area of the crash.  Avoid the area if possible.




Schuylkill County Care Net Celebrating Anniversary

Schuylkill County Care Net is celebrating 16 years in Schuylkill County, and they'd like to invite the community to their biggest birthday party yet!

Monday's Schuylkill County Weather Forecast - 09/19/16


Monday's Schuylkill County Weather Forecast - 09/19/16

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Emergency Personnel Called to Hazmat Incident Sunday Evening

Emergency personnel have been called to the scene of a hazmat incident in Hegins. Township Sunday evening.

Man Dies Saturday Afternoon in Tractor Accident

Just before 3:30pm, Saturday afternoon, emergency personnel were called to 188 Germanville Road, Ashland for a lawnmower accident with entrapment.

Sunday's Schuylkill County Weather Forecast - 09/18/16


Sunday's Schuylkill County Weather Forecast - 09/18/16

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Friday, September 16, 2016

"Make Like a Tree and Leaf” Tour at Sweet Arrow Lake

Pennsylvania is getting well into the peak Fall foliage season. 

Knoebels Wins Best Carousel and Best Food at Golden Ticket Awards

Visiting Knoebels this weekend? If so, you might be happy to learn that it’s a one-stop location where you can ride the world’s best carousel, taste the best food, enjoy the thrill of the second best wooden roller coaster, and experience a host of other top five “best-ofs” in the amusement industry.

Upcoming Schuylkill County Road Work


Upcoming Schuylkill County Road Work

Schuylkill County High School Football Scores for Week #4


Schuylkill County High School Football Scores for Week #4

Schuylkill County Police Log - 09/16/16


Schuylkill County Police Log - 09/16/16