Friday, July 19, 2019

Upcoming Schuylkill County Road Work


Upcoming Road Work Announced for Next Week for Schuylkill County
(Week of 07/22/19 through 07/26/19)

Man Caught Stealing Package from Front Porch in Ashland

A man was caught stealing a package from a front porch in Ashland earlier this week.

Ringtown Man Sentenced for Role in Heroin Trafficking Conspiracy


The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced on Friday that Thomas Nestor, 41, of Ringtown, was sentenced by Senior U.S. District Court Judge James M. Munley to 47 months’ imprisonment and to serve four years on supervised release for his role in a heroin trafficking conspiracy.

Lehigh Valley Hospital - Schuylkill Awarded RRPD Grant

On Thursday, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) awarded Lehigh Valley Hospital-Schuylkill a $749,859 Rural Residency Planning and Development Program (RRPD) grant.

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 07/18/19


Schuylkill County Obituaries for 07/18/19

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Excessive Heat Watch Issued for Schuylkill County for Upcoming Weekend

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat watch for this upcoming weekend in Schuylkill County.

Six Injured in Crash on Interstate 81 near McAdoo

A family of five and a truck driver were seriously injured after a crash on Interstate 81 Wednesday morning.

Governor Wolf Announces Investment in Water Infrastructure Projects Across Pennsylvania; One in Schuylkill County

On Wednesday, Governor Tom Wolf announced the investment of $136 million for 17 drinking water, wastewater, storm water, and non-point source projects across 17 counties through the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST).

WEATHER ALERT: Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued for Schuylkill County


The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Schuylkill County through Wednesday evening.

Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 07/17/19


Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 07/17/19

Schuylkill County Man Sentenced to 70 Months in Prison for Unlawful Purchase of Firearms

On Wednesday, the United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that on July 16, 2019, United States District Judge Malachy E. Mannion sentenced Mark Tullock, age 37, of New Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to 70 months’ imprisonment and a two-year term of supervised release, for orchestrating the unlawful purchase of several firearms.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Multi-Vehicle Crash on Interstate 81 near McAdoo Causing Traffic Problems; Interstate Closed

A crash in Luzerne County on Interstate 81 is causing traffic problems on Interstate 81 and in the borough of McAdoo.

WEATHER ALERT: Flash Flood Watch Issued for Schuylkill County

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Wednesday afternoon and evening.

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 07/16/19


Schuylkill County Obituaries for 07/16/19