Friday, March 31, 2017

Wolf Administration Announces $3.4 Million Project to Improve PA 309 in Schuylkill County

The Wolf Administration announced today work is scheduled to begin Tuesday (April 4) on a project to improve PA 309 in Tamaqua Borough and Rush Township, Schuylkill County.

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 03/31/2017


Schuylkill County Obituaries for 03/31/2017

Man Caught Stealing Thousands of Dollars in Aluminum

On Thursday, a man was caught stealing thousands of dollars in aluminum.

Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 03/31/2017


Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 03/31/2017

PPL Warns Against Using Energy Efficiency Kit Nightlights

On Thursday, PPL Electric Utilities announced asking customers not to use LED nightlights contained in energy-efficiency kits after three people reported the units started smoking and one reported it caught fire.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Boil Advisory Issued

A boil advisory has been issued for Schuylkill Haven.

SCAM ALERT: "Deadly Crash" Facebook Scam Spreads Virus

A "Deadly Crash" Facebook post played on people's emotions Wednesday night on Facebook in order to try and spread a virus.

Police and US Marshals Searching for Missing Judge from Lackawanna County

The Pennsylvania State Police and US Marshals have issued a missing endangered person advisory for a Judge from Lackawanna County.

Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 03/30/2017


Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 03/30/2017

Schuylkill County Woman Testifies on Capitol Hill on Challenges of Alzheimer's Disease

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On Wednesday, a Schuylkill County woman testified on Capitol Hill on the Challenges of Alzheimer's Disease.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

District Attorney Rewards Law Enforcement in their Effort to Drive Drugs Out of Schuylkill County

On Wednesday, Schuylkill County District Attorney rewarded law enforcement in their efforts to drive drugs out of Schuylkill County.

Meth and Synthetic Marijuana Found During Traffic Stop

A man is facing drug charges after a traffic stop this past weekend.

Family Fun Fishing at Sweet Arrow Lake

The 5th Annual Family Fun Fishing Event kick-off will be held on Sunday, April 23 from 6 am to 2 pm at Sweet Arrow Lake County Park thanks to major sponsors,  Friends of Schuylkill Parks and Recreation and Pine Grove Fish and Game.

Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 03/29/2017


Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 03/29/2017

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Fire Crews Quickly Extinguish Kitchen Fire Saturday Afternoon

(03/25/17)  Around 2:45pm, Saturday afternoon, fire crews were called to 1 East Upper Railroad Street, Girardville for a kitchen fire.

Centiole's Pizza Returning This Week

This past week, we had the privilege of helping Patti Centiole announce the opening date of the new Centiole's Pizza.

Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 03/25/2017


Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 03/25/2017

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Governor Wolf Makes Emergency Declarations for Northeast Pennsylvania Schools

In response to several Pennsylvania counties grappling with the effects of winter storm Stella, Governor Tom Wolf announced his administration will make emergency declarations to provide schools in Northeast Pennsylvania that were forced to close last week with options to otherwise satisfy the 180-day requirement.

15 Dogs Rescued from Home in Pottsville

Over a dozen dogs were rescued from a home in Pottsville last week.

Man in Custody After Leading Police in Separate Chases Tuesday Night; Drugs Found During Search

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(03/22/2017) A man led police in separate chases in Schuylkill County Tuesday night.

Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 03/22/2017


Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 03/22/2017

Screenings Announced of Upcoming Centralia Documentary

Filmmakers have announced screening of upcoming Documentary about Centralia.

District Judge Announces Bid for Re-Election

Magisterial District Judge Christina E. Hale announced her candidacy for a second term in Magisterial District 21-2-01, Frackville.

Police Warning Residents of Phone Scam

Police are warning of a phone scam that occurred this week.

Route 309 Closed in West Penn Township Due to Fire

(03/22/2017) A fire has closed Route 309 in West Penn Township.

Monday, March 20, 2017

Girardville Saint Patrick's Day Parade Cancelled; May Be Rescheduled

It was announced Monday evening that the Girardville Saint Patrick's Day Parade is cancelled for Saturday, March 25, 2017.

Man Ran Over By Garbage Truck

A man was seriously injured when he was ran over by a garbage truck Friday.

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 03/20/2017


Schuylkill County Obituaries for 03/20/2017

Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 03/20/2017


Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 03/20/2017

Landline Phone Exchanges to Be Affected Overnight

The Schuylkill County Office of Emergency Management announced Monday that certain phone exchanges will lose service for a period of time overnight into Tuesday.

Attempted Robbery Under Investigation

An alleged attempted robbery last week is under investigation.

Yuengling Ice Cream Announces New Butterbeer Flavor

Taking inspiration from a popular wizarding beverage, Yuengling’s Ice Cream announced Monday Butterbeer as a new flavor in its 18-flavor lineup.