Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Ashland Man Charged With Stealing Crossbows, Rifle from Roommate

An Ashland man has been charged with stealing two crossbows and a rifle from his roommate.

Police Announce Parking Restrictions for "Pottsville On Tap"

Pottsville Police announce parking restrictions for "Pottsville on Tap" this weekend.

Schuylkill County Halloween Trick or Treat/Parade Schedule for 2019


Schuylkill County Halloween Trick or Treat, Parade, and Other Events Schedule for 2019

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 09/18/19


Schuylkill County Obituaries for 09/18/19

Ashland Still to Hold Trick or Treat Night on Halloween

After some confusion on a flyer that was published, the borough of Ashland will still hold a trick or treat night.

2nd Chance Companies Hiring Now - Manpower


Sheppton Man Charged with Starting Fire in Oneida on Tuesday; American Red Cross Assisting 8

A Sheppton man is locked up in Schuylkill County Prison after police say he started a fire that displaced three families on Tuesday.

Around 5:45pm Tuesday, emergency personnel were dispatched to 66 3rd Street, Oneida, for a working house fire.

Upon arrival, the fire was upgraded to a 2nd alarm due to the home being the middle of a three row homes and the additional manpower was needed.

At the 20 minute par check, the fire was reported as under control but not before damaging three homes and displacing 3 families including 8 people.

Assisting the Oneida Fire Department were firefighters from Nuremberg-Weston, Ringtown Valley, Hazle Twp., Harwood, Hazleton City, Mahanoy City (West End, Citizens, Good American), Shenandoah (Rescue Hook & Ladder, Polish American), Sugarloaf and Englewood.

LVHN EMS stood-by on the scene.

According to the Pennsylvania State Police at Frackville, after an investigation by Trooper Shawn Tray, it was found that Dennis Antonelli, 39, of Sheppton became involved in an argument with his girlfriend at 66 3rd Street which lead to him igniting papers on fire in a bedroom.  The fire put 5 people who were home at the time of the fire in danger.

Antonelli has been charged with felony arson and criminal mischief and misdemeanor charges of recklessly endangering another person.

He was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Stephen Bayer and locked up in Schuylkill County Prison unable to post $50,000 (10%) cash bail.

67 Year Old Woman Charged with Starting Fire in Pottsville in August

A Pottsville woman was charged after admitting to starting a fire back in August.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Eight Displaced After Fire in Oneida; Cause Under Investigation

Eight people are displaced after a fire in Oneida, East Union Township, Tuesday afternoon.

PA State Senator from Lebanon County Charged with Possession of Child Pornography

On Tuesday evening, Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced charges against Pennsylvania State Senator Michael Folmer for possession of child pornography. 

Water Boil Advisory Issued for Ashland Area

A water boil advisory has been issued for the Ashland area until further notice.

Fire Crews at the Scene of a 2nd Alarm House Fire in Oneida

Late Tuesday afternoon, emergency personnel were called to a 2nd alarm fire in East Union Township.

Mount Carmel Man Dies in Crash in Barry Township Early Tuesday

A man from Mount Carmel died from injuries in a crash in Barry Township early Tuesday.

Workforce Resources is Now Hiring

Events and Development Director for the Schuylkill Chamber of Commerce Completes First Year at Institute for Organization Management

Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, is pleased to announce that Samantha M. Chivinski, Events and Development Director,  of the Schuylkill Chamber of Commerce, has recently completed her first year at Institute for Organization Management, a four-year nonprofit leadership training program at Villanova University in Villanova, PA.

Schuylkill Chamber President and CEO Graduates from Institute for Organization Management

Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, is pleased to announce that Robert S.Carl, Jr., IOM, President and CEO, of the Schuylkill Chamber of Commerce , of Pottsville, has graduated from the program and has received the recognition of IOM.

Geisinger Enrolling Patients, Caregivers in Dementia Care Study

Geisinger is enrolling dementia patients and their caregivers in a national research study that will compare three models of dementia care over an 18-month period.

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 09/17/19


Schuylkill County Obituaries for 09/17/19

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 09/16/19


Schuylkill County Obituaries for 09/16/19

Monday, September 16, 2019

Life Flights to Carry Blood for the Critically Injured

Each time a Geisinger Life Flight crew heads out for a call, they’re now grabbing a small cooler containing their latest life-saving tool: blood. The addition of blood being onboard all air ambulances and the ground transport unit means better care for critically injured patients before they arrive at the hospital.

Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 09/16/19


Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 09/16/19

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 09/15/19


Schuylkill County Obituaries for 09/15/19