Monday, April 12, 2021

State Police Identify Victim in Road Rage Homicide; Asking for Eyewitnesses to Come Forward

State Police have released additional information into Monday's homicide along Route 61 near Orwigsburg.

Route 61 Closed in the Orwigsburg Area for a Police Incident

An ongoing police incident has closed a section of Route 61 near Orwigsburg.

BBT Branch in Shenandoah to Close in July

The Shenandoah Branch of BBT will be closing this summer.

** Amber Alert ** Issued for Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania State Police has issued an Amber Child Abduction Alert for the Philadelphia Police Department, Philadelphia County.

North Schuylkill Dismissing Early on Monday

The North Schuylkill School District announced an early dismissal for Monday.

Interstate 81 Northbound Closed Between Hegins and Minersville

A crash has closed the northbound lanes of Interstate 81 in Schuylkill County.

Berks Man Pleads Guilty to Methamphetamine and Heroin Trafficking into Schuylkill County


Last week, a Reading man plead guilty to charges in Federal Court for methamphetamine trafficking to numerous counties including Schuylkill County.

Sunday, April 11, 2021

Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for Monday, April 12th, 2021

                                        

Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for Monday, April 12th, 2021

Skook News Obituaries: April 11th, 2021

                                                                                  

Skook News Obituaries:  April 11th, 2021

SEDCO Elects Officers for the 2021-2022 Term


On Thursday afternoon, the Schuylkill Economic Development Corporation (SEDCO) board of directors held its annual meeting in Orwigsburg’s Veterans Community Memorial Hall and elected a slate of officers who will serve during the 2021-2022 term. 

Victim Identified in Fatal Porter Township Crash; 1 Seriously Injured

One person died and another person was seriously injured in a crash this week in Porter Township.

Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for Sunday, April 11th, 2021

                                       

Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for Sunday, April 11th, 2021

State Police Report on Recent Retail Thefts

The Pennsylvania State Police at Schuylkill Haven released information on reports from various retail thefts that occurred recently.

Saturday, April 10, 2021

Frackville and Englewood Firefighters Respond to Vehicle Fire

 Firefighters responded to a car fire in Frackville on Saturday evening.

PennDOT Announces Road Work Scheduled for Next Week in Schuylkill County


PennDOT District 5 has announced Road Work in Schuylkill County Scheduled for the Week of April 12th, 2021 through April 16th, 2021.

Skook News Obituaries: April 10th, 2021

                                                                                 

Skook News Obituaries:  April 10th, 2021

North Schuylkill Youth Soccer Registration

 


Old Friend to the Fire Service Returns Home to Schuylkill County

On Saturday, the Goodwill Fire Company and Schuylkill Historical Fire Society welcomed Frackville's old ladder truck back to the County after being away for almost a decade.

Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for Saturday, April 10th, 2021

                                      

Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for Saturday, April 10th, 2021

Skook News Obituaries: April 9th, 2021

                                                                                

Skook News Obituaries:  April 9th, 2021

Friday, April 9, 2021

Three Locked up in Schuylkill County Prison for Abusing and Torturing Children in Minersville


Law enforcement took three people into custody in Minersville on Thursday after an investigation found that they abused and tortured the children in their home.

HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Lady Spartans Defeat Pine Grove Area

On Thursday evening, the North Schuylkill Lady Spartans defeated the Pine Grove Cardinals 10-1 at home in Fountain Springs.

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: North Schuylkill and Pine Grove Tie Suspended Game

As night fell in Fountain Springs on Thursday evening, a baseball game between North Schuylkill and Pine Grove had to be suspended due to darkness with the game tied at 6 a piece.

Emergency Personnel Responding to Working House Fire near Valley View

Numerous fire units have been called to a house fire near Valley View.

Thursday, April 8, 2021

Skook News Obituaries: April 8th, 2021

                                                                               

Skook News Obituaries:  April 8th, 2021

One Transported After Rollover Crash near Mahanoy City

One person was injured in a rollover crash near Mahanoy City on Thursday evening.

Second Rally Scheduled to Call for the Resignation or Impeachment of Commissioner Halcovage


Almost two weeks since the previous rally, the Schuylkill County Democratic Women's League and Schuylkill County Young Democrats have scheduled a second rally to call for the resignation of County Commissioner George Halcovage and to raise awareness for Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Coroner Called to Crash in Porter Township

Emergency personnel are at the scene of a fatal crash in Porter Township.

PHOTOS: Crimson Tide Gets Softball Win Against Lehighton

The Crimson Tide Girls Softball team won big Tuesday night over Lehighton Area.

PHOTOS: Pottsville Wins at Home Over Lehighton


Pottsville won Tuesday night at home over Lehighton.

Orwigsburg Man Tricks Victim Out of $8,000 During Motorcycle Sale

According to the Pennsylvania State Police at Frackville, charges have been filed against an Orwigsburg man after he stole thousands of dollars from someone in Rush Township.

Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for Thursday, April 8th, 2021

                                     

Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for Thursday, April 8th, 2021

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Skook News Obituaries: April 7th, 2021

                                                                              

Skook News Obituaries:  April 7th, 2021

Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for Wednesday, April 7th, 2021

                                    

Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for Wednesday, April 7th, 2021