Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Two Face Assault Charges

Two face assault charges after an incident Tuesday.

Shortly after 300pm, Tuesday, Mahanoy City Police received a call for a stab victim in the 400 block of E Mahanoy Ave. When they arrived they found Ronald Babarsky, 23,no known address, with an injury from a knife. 

Babarsky was transported from the scene by ambulance for his injuries and through the course of the investigation arrested both Barbarsky and Andrea Wilson, 30, of Mahanoy City for assault charges. 

Wilson is charged with two counts of Felony aggravated assault, 3 counts of simple assault, 1 count of reckless endangering another person, and possession of instruments of a crime. Babarsky is charged with 1 count of unlawful restraint, 2 counts of simple assault, and 1 count of reckless endangering another person.

Both were committed to Schuylkill County Prison after the incident.

Schuylkill County High School Basketball Scores - 01/30/17


Schuylkill County High School Basketball Scores - 01/30/17

Tamaqua Borough Hires New Full Time Police Officer

On Monday evening, Tamaqua Borough Council approved the hire of Christian DeAngelo as new full-time police officer.

Schuylkill County Weather Related Announcements - 01/31/2017


Schuylkill County Weather Related Announcements - 01/31/2017

Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 01/31/2017


Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 01/31/2017

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 01/31/2017


Schuylkill County Obituaries for 01/31/2017

Monday, January 30, 2017

Schuylkill County School Closings and Delays - 01/31/17


Schuylkill County School Delays - 01/31/17

Argall and Knowles Testify at Public Hearing on Proposed Closure of Hamburg State Center

Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) and Representative Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill) testified at Monday’s public hearing hosted by the Department of Human Services regarding the proposed closure of Hamburg State Center.

Hegins Township Fire Under Investigation

A fire in Hegins Township on Saturday is being considered suspicious.

Small Plane Reportedly Crashes Monday Afternoon

Emergency personnel are responding to the scene of a reported small plane crash Monday afternoon.

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 01/30/2017


Schuylkill County Obituaries for 01/30/2017

Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 01/30/2017


Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 01/30/2017

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Photos of the Old J.W. Cooper High School, Shenandoah


The J.W. Cooper High School was built in 1917 and later used as an elementary school from 1986 to 1994.

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 01/29/2017


Schuylkill County Obituaries for 01/29/2017

Business Destroyed By Fire on Saturday

A Hegins Township business was destroyed by fire on Saturday.

Schuylkill County High School Basketball Scores - 01/28/17


Schuylkill County High School Basketball Scores - 01/28/17

Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 01/29/2017


Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 01/29/2017

Driver Flown After Crash Involving DUI

A driver was flown due to injuries after a crash involving driving under the influence early Sunday.

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Over, 1,700 PPL Customers Without Power in Carbon County

(01/28/2017) According to PPL over, 1,700 PPL Customers are currently without power in parts of Carbon County Saturday afternoon.

Avenues 8th Annual Yuengling Beer Tasting Dinner Scheduled at The Greystone


The Avenues 8th Annual Yuengling Beer Tasting Dinner at The Greystone Restaurant is scheduled for Thursday, March 23, 2017.

Police Investigating Hit and Run

Police are investigating a two vehicle accident that occurred early Saturday.

Police Investigating Items Stolen from Storage Unit

Police are investigating items that were stolen from a storage unit earlier this month.

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 01/28/17


Schuylkill County Obituaries for 01/28/17

Schuylkill County High School Basketball Scores - 01/27/17


Schuylkill County High School Basketball Scores - 01/27/17

Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 01/28/2017


Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 01/28/2017

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Auburn Woman Awarded Second Place for Scrapbooking at PSACF

Linda Wolfe of Auburn recently was awarded the coveted second place award for the traditional scrap book at the Pennsylvania State Association of County Fairs held January 18- 22, 2017. The Communications Award for the Scrapbook follows the 2016 Schuylkill County Fair theme, “We Have Good Things Growing. The scrapbook must cover all areas of the fair blending the agricultural, commercial and entertainment aspects of the fair. It included a table of contents and list of Fair officers, with photo identification laid out in an overall creative appearance.

STS Introduces Smart Cards and New Restructured Fare Rate

POTTSVILLE, PA – The Schuylkill Transportation System (STS) will be introducing transit “Smart Cards” along with a more “Simplified Fare Structure” to provide convenience of use and encourage the general public to take a ride on their fixed route bus system.

Schuylkill County High School Basketball Scores - 01/24/17


Schuylkill County High School Basketball Scores - 01/24/17

Police Asking for Help in Package Theft Investigation

Photo from Screenshot
The West Hazleton Police shared a video Wednesday of a package being stolen from a front porch and are now asking for the public's help in identifying who is in the video.

Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 01/25/2017


Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 01/25/2017

6 Reasons Why SCI-Frackville Should Not Close

On Thursday, January 26, the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections says they will reveal what 2 State Prisons they plan on closing to save budget costs.  Below is why Schuylkill County's SCI-Frackville should not be one of them to close.

Groundhog Day at Sweet Arrow Lake Park

Grover the Groundhog is still cozy and snoozing in his burrow but will emerge at Sweet Arrow Lake County Park on Thursday, February 2, 2017 to make his weather prediction.

Schuylkill County Police Log for 01/25/2017



Schuylkill County Police Log for 01/25/2017

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Quick Knock Down of Fire Saves Restaurant

Around 7:00pm, Tuesday evening, emergency personnel were dispatched to a working structure fire at 1305 Long Run Road, Friedensburg.

Legislators present Governor Wolf and Corrections Secretary with Petiton Asking to Keep SCI Frackville Open

Five thousand six hundred and seventy individuals signed petitions to keep the state prison in Frackville open, according to local legislators who spearheaded the effort.

Schuylkill Mall Auctioned Off for $2.1 Million

The auction of the Schuylkill Mall was held Tuesday morning.

Schuylkill County High School Basketball Scores - 01/23/17


Schuylkill County High School Basketball Scores - 01/23/17

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is Coming to Wilkes Barre

Prepare to be astonished and amazed by artists who redefine the word extreme in everything they do, magnifying traditional elements of the circus and combining these elements with never-before-seen spectacles, original, fast-paced performances and incredibly hilarious moments. Ringling Bros.® invites families to experience The Greatest Show On Earth™ one last time to see the most extraordinary performers and exotic animals in the ultimate circus spectacle before it permanently closes in May of this year.

Schuylkill County Police Log for 01/24/2017



Schuylkill County Police Log for 01/24/2017

Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 01/24/2017


Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 01/24/2017

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 01/24/2017


Schuylkill County Obituaries for 01/24/2017

Bleenie and Kielbasy Taster Tees Now Available in our Online Shop

The Bleenie and Kielbasy Taster Tees are back!

Monday, January 23, 2017

Woman Facing Child Endangerment Charges After Kids Left Outside in Bad Weather

A woman his facing child endangerment charges and her 3 kids are in the custody of Children and Youth after they were left outside in bad weather.