Showing posts with label Announcements. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Announcements. Show all posts

Monday, July 8, 2019

LVH Schuylkill Offering Free Program to Help Those at Risk for Diabetes

Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Schuylkill is again, offering a free multi-week program geared to help people at risk for developing diabetes. It’s part of the National Diabetes Prevention Program, a free, lifestyle-change program designed to help individuals prevent or delay onset of type 2 diabetes.

Schuylkill Technology Center Practical Nursing Students Graduate

Schuylkill Technology Center hosted a Graduation Ceremony on Monday, July 1, 2019 at the Frackville Campus for adult students who successfully completed the Practical Nursing Program.

Truck and Tractor Pulls Returning to the Schuylkill County Fair

The Schuylkill County Fair will once again hold truck and tractor pulls.

Tamaqua Area Band to Hold Rehearsals

The Tamaqua Raider Band will be holding summer rehearsals.

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Monday, July 1, 2019

Geisinger Awarded $8.5 Million to Study Genetics of Mental Health

Geisinger, along with two university partners, has been awarded an $8.5 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the role of genetics in neuropsychiatric disorders, including autism spectrum disorder, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder.

Friday, June 28, 2019

Coal Cracker Kids Awarded Environmental Education Grant

On Friday, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) awarded $205,000 in Environmental Education Grants to 45 projects addressing environmental justice, climate change, and water quality.

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Shenandoah Valley and Tamaqua Area Graduates Announced as Recipients of Stine Scholarship

The Pennsylvania State University and the Schuylkill Chamber of Commerce recently announced the 2019-2020 winners of the Jim and Peg Stine Scholarships.

Events Scheduled All Summer Long at Schuylkill County Libraries

The Pottsville Library District which included libraries in Schuylkill and Northumberland County has scheduled a summer full of fun events.

Monday, June 24, 2019

Yuengling Releasing New Cans and Packaging Designs for Lord Chesterfield Ale and Premium Beers

To honor its 190th Anniversary,  Yuengling is releasing brand new cans and packaging of regional favorites Premium, Premium light and beloved Lord Chesterfield Ale, one of the continuously oldest brewed beers in America.

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Geisinger Appoints Ryu as President and Chief Executive Officer

Geisinger announced Thursday that its Board of Directors has appointed Jaewon Ryu, M.D., J.D., as president and chief executive officer.

Knoebels Announced as America's Favorite Traditional Amusement Park

The National Amusement Park Historical Association (NAPHA) released the results of its 33rd annual NAPHA Amusement Park and Attractions Survey and Knoebels tops the list.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Yuengling Announces Music Lineup and Other Information Ahead of 190th Celebration

Yuengling has announced their music lineup and other information ahead of their 190th Celebration.

Geisinger Careworks Opens in Pottsville

A new Geisinger Careworks urgent care location opened Tuesday in Schuylkill County, offering patient-friendly and convenient care closer to home. 

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

PA Senate Approves Renaming of Schuylkill County Bridge in Memory of A. Donald Buffington

The Senate unanimously approved Senate Bill 593, a proposal to rename a bridge on State Route 4011, Gap Road, and crosses Pine Creek in memory of A. Donald Buffington. This commemorates Mr. Buffington’s faithful service to his community.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Shenandoah Valley Students Receive Awards from American Legion

At the recent meeting of the Anthony P. Damato American Legion Medal of Honor Post #792, two students who are grandchildren of current members and recent graduates of Shenandoah Valley High School were presented with checks for $100 each. 

Schuylkill County Students Graduate from LCCC


Lehigh Carbon Community College held its Commencement ceremonies on Wednesday, May 15, at the PPL Center in downtown Allentown. Commencement recognized the more than 900 students who have earned associate degrees, certificates or diplomas from December 2018, May 2019 and August 2019. LCCC president Dr. Ann D. Bieber presided over the ceremonies.