Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 01/17/2017


Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 01/17/2017

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 01/17/17


Schuylkill County Obituaries for 01/17/17

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


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

Monday, January 16, 2017

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 01/16/17


Schuylkill County Obituaries for 01/16/17

Schuylkill Chamber of Commerce Seeks Award Nominations

The Schuylkill Chamber of Commerce Awards Committee is seeking candidates for the Annual Business Woman, Business Man, Entrepreneur, For-Profit Organization and Non-Profit Organization of the Year awards.

Water Boil Advisory Lifted

(01/16/2017)  A water boil advisory has been lifted for the Minersville area.

Ashland Time Lapse - 01/16/17

Time Lapse taken in Ashland, PA on 01/16/17 at the intersection of Route 54 and Route 61, near May's Drive In.

Vehicle Flips in Interstate 81 Crash Monday Afternoon

Photo posted by the
McAdoo Fire Department
Just after 1:30pm, Monday afternoon, emergency personnel were called to a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 81.

PHOTO: Schuylkill County Back Road - 01/15/17

Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 01/16/2017


Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 01/16/2017

Freezing Rain Advisory Issued for Early Tuesday

(01/16/17) The National Weather Service has issued a Freezing Rain Advisory for early Tuesday.

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Schuylkill County High School Girls Basketball Rankings - As of 01/15/17


Schuylkill County High School Girls Basketball Rankings - As of 01/15/17

Schuylkill County High School Boys Basketball Rankings - As of 01/15/17


Schuylkill County High School Boys Basketball Rankings - As of 01/15/17

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 01/15/17


Schuylkill County Obituaries for 01/15/17

Schuylkill County Police Log for 01/15/17


Schuylkill County Police Log for 01/15/17

Collapsing Building Closes Street

A building that is falling down in Girardville has closed the street in fear it make collapse more.

Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 01/15/2017


Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 01/15/2017

Argall Announces Winners of Photo Contest, Unveils New Calendar for 2017

On Tuesday, Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks),  unveiled the winners of his 2017 “Scenes of the 29th Senatorial District” calendar contest, which features photos from throughout Berks and Schuylkill counties.

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Two Area Teens Compete in Skillathon at Pennsylvania Farm Show

Two area teens have proven that they have the right stuff to compete against other teens of similar age testing their general knowledge of livestock management. Collin Felty 13 of Schuylkill Haven by way of Tamaqua and Cassie Keller 13 of Orwigsburg recently competed against other teens their age at the 101st PA Farm Show. They competed in an event called a Skillathon. Both individuals placed in the top ten of the state. Collin placed 7th and Cassie placed 8th.

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 01/14/17


Schuylkill County Obituaries for 01/14/17

Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 01/14/2017


Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 01/14/2017

Interstate 81 Shutdown near Highridge / Frackville

There are numerous accidents on the Interstate 81 Saturday afternoon due to the weather, but one has the Interstate shutdown near Frackville.

Schuylkill County High School Basketball Scores - 01/13/2017


Schuylkill County High School Basketball Scores - 01/13/2017

Friday, January 13, 2017

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Schuylkill County Police Log for 01/12/2017


Schuylkill County Police Log for 01/12/2017

Teen in Custody for Starting Porter Township Fire

A teen was taken into custody for starting a Porter Township on Thursday.

Two from Schuylkill County Busted By State for Welfare Fraud

From Oct. 1 to Nov. 30, 2016, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) successfully adjudicated 60 welfare fraud cases involving 45 individuals. These cases will bring the commonwealth $314,301.75 in restitution and will generate additional cost savings because the defendants will be temporarily disqualified from receiving future public benefits in the programs they defrauded.

Schuylkill County Brewfest Returning for a Third Year

The Schuylkill County Brewfest is coming back for a third year.

Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 01/12/2017


Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 01/12/2017

Tobash Places First in Draft Horse Team Driving Event at Pennsylvania Farm Show

Tobash is pictured (from left) with
Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland)  and Dan Moul (R-Adams).
For the second year in a row, Rep. Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill/Dauphin) finished first in the Mike Waugh Celebrity Draft Horse Team Event on Tuesday, Jan. 10, at the 101st Pennsylvania Farm Show.

Ashland Borough Hometown Hero Banner Project

Ashland Borough in cooperation with the Ashland Downtown Inc. American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and Auxiliary, Ashland Chamber of Commerce and the Ashland Area Rotary will be hosting a Hometown Hero Banner Program.

Dutchmaster Morgan to Bring Laughs to Benefit This Weekend

Kai Morgan will bring his comedy act to Pottsville this Saturday.

PennDOT Launches Video to Assist Pennsylvanians in Navigating Roundabouts

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today launched a video to assist Pennsylvanians in navigating roundabouts. The video instructs viewers how to use both single and multi-lane roundabouts whether in a vehicle, on a bicycle or on foot.

Water Boil Advisory Issued After Water Main Break

(01/12/2017)  A water boil advisory has been issued for the Minersville area.

Fire Crews Called to Fully Involved Structure Fire Thursday Morning

Fire crews are currently at the scene of a fully involved structure fire in Tower City.

Schuylkill County High School Basketball Scores - 01/11/2017


Schuylkill County High School Basketball Scores - 01/11/2017

Schuylkill County High School Wrestling - 1/11/17


Schuylkill County High School Wrestling - 1/11/17

Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Eagle Cam Returns

The Eagle Cam is back!

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Family and Friends Asking for Help Finding Missing Teen

Family and Friends of a missing teen are asking for the public's help.

Senate Committees to Hold Joint Hearing on State Prison Closures

Three Senate committees will hold a joint public hearing to review the Wolf administration’s decision to potentially close two state prisons.

Local Lawmakers Ask Residents to Sign Petition to Keep SCI Frackville Open

Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) and Representatives Neal Goodman (D-Schuylkill), Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill) and Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill/Dauphin) are launching online petitions to encourage Governor Wolf and Department of Corrections Secretary John Wetzel to keep the state prison in Frackville open.

Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 01/11/2017


Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 01/11/2017

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 01/11/2017


Schuylkill County Obituaries for 01/11/2017

Schuylkill County Police Log for 01/11/2017


Schuylkill County Police Log for 01/11/2017

Schuylkill County School Delays for 01/11/2017


Schuylkill County School Delays for 01/11/2017

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 01/10/17


Schuylkill County Obituaries for 01/10/17

New Drivers, Former Driver, Ready To Bolster 358 Modified Division At Big Diamond Speedway

A new season is bringing about an influx of drivers to the modified ranks at Big Diamond Speedway.

Yuengling Ice Cream and Lehigh Valley Ironpigs Announce 3 Year Partnership

Starting this 2017 baseball season, IronPigs fans will be able to enjoy Yuengling’s Ice Cream at Coca-Cola Park. The two Pennsylvania businesses signed a three-year marketing partnership, naming Yuengling’s Ice Cream the exclusive hand-scoop ice cream product at the Lehigh Valley minor league baseball stadium.

State Representative Starts Petition to Save Prison in Schuylkill County

Pennsylvania Representative Neal Goodman who serves the 123rd District, and also includes the State Prison at Frackville, has started a petition to save the facility.

Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 01/10/2017


Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 01/10/2017

Schuylkill County Police Log for 01/10/17


Schuylkill County Police Log for 01/10/17

Schuylkill County School Early Dismissals - 01/10/2017


Schuylkill County School Early Dismissals - 01/10/2017

Schuylkill County Weather Related Announcements for 01/10/2017


Schuylkill County Weather Related Announcements for 01/10/2017