Showing posts with label Pennsylvania. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Pennsylvania. Show all posts

Tuesday, October 24, 2023

Meuser Withdraws Name from Speaker of the House Race

On Monday, Pennsylvania Representative Dan Meuser dropped out of the race for Speaker of the House after throwing his hat in the ring on Sunday.

Thursday, October 19, 2023

Pennsylvania American Water Awards Grants to 3 Schuylkill County Fire Companies

Three Schuylkill County Fire Companies have been awarded a grant from Pennsylvania American Water.

Pennsylvania State Inspector General Charges 50 With Public Assistance Fraud

The Office of State Inspector General (OSIG) filed felony public assistance fraud charges against 50 individuals in Pennsylvania during September 2023. 

Thursday, October 5, 2023

Pennsylvania Senate Unanimously Passes Bill to Name Bridges After Fallen PennDOT Workers

In a unanimous show of support, the Pennsylvania Senate has passed a bill to commemorate the sacrifices of Department of Transportation (PennDOT) workers who lost their lives in the line of duty. 

Monday, October 2, 2023

New Legislation Seeks to Strengthen Penalties for Fentanyl-Laced Drug Dealers

In a move to combat the devastating fentanyl epidemic that has gripped the state of Pennsylvania, Senator Dave Argall (R-29) threw his support behind a bill aimed at imposing harsher penalties on drug dealers who peddle lethal substances. 

Friday, September 29, 2023

International Hoax Bomb Threat Suspect Arrested in Peru, Faces Multiple Charges

A man from Peru, who allegedly made threats that closed malls in the Schuylkill and Luzerne County areas was taken into custody.

Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Pennsylvania Senate Approves Bill to Move 2024 Primary Election Date to March

HARRISBURG - The Pennsylvania State Senate approved a bill on Wednesday to shift the date of the 2024 primary election. 

Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Pennsylvania Fire Companies and Ambulance Services Encouraged to Apply for 2023-24 Grant Program

Grants for Construction, Equipment, and Training Available through the Fire Company and Emergency Medical Service Grant Program.

Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Bradford County Man Charged for Stealing Jewelry from Schuylkill County Jeweler

A man from Bradford County has been charged with stealing over $1,000 worth of jewelry from a store in Pottsville last week.

Saturday, September 9, 2023

WEATHER ALERT: Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued for Schuylkill County


The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Schuylkill County and surrounding counties.

Friday, September 8, 2023

UPDATE: 911 and Cell Phone Issues Continue in Eastern Pennsylvania


Eastern Pennsylvania continues to feel the effects of storms that pushed through the area causing power outages and causing widespread cell phone and 911 issues.

Thursday, September 7, 2023

Power Outages and Widespread 911 Communications Disruption Hit Schuylkill County After Storms

Severe storms wreaked havoc across central and eastern Pennsylvania on Thursday, leaving thousands of Schuylkill County residents in the dark while also disrupting crucial 911 communications.

Wednesday, August 30, 2023

Pennsylvania Senate Committee Approves Bill to Move Up 2024 Primary Election by Five Weeks

In a move aimed at amplifying the voice of Pennsylvania voters in the presidential election process, the Senate State Government Committee has given its seal of approval to a bill that would advance the date of the state's 2024 primary election by five weeks. 

Friday, August 25, 2023

Pennsylvania State Police Academy Celebrates Graduation of 167th Cadet Class

Hershey, PA - August 25, 2023 - Colonel Christopher Paris, the Commissioner of the Pennsylvania State Police, proudly announced today the successful graduation of 50 cadets from the renowned Pennsylvania State Police Academy. 

Nursing Home Workers Rally for Funding Accountability and Improved Care at Shenandoah Manor

In a demonstration of their commitment to the well-being of nursing home residents, workers from Shenandoah Manor converged at the Pennsylvania Anthracite Miners Memorial on East Washington Street on Thursday.

Tuesday, August 15, 2023

Schuylkill County Historical Society Announces Upcoming Programs on Molly Maguires, Pow Wow, and the Holocaust

POTTSVILLE - The Schuylkill County Historical Society is gearing up to provide a diverse range of educational programs, bringing history to life for the local community. 

Monday, August 14, 2023

Two Shenandoah Valley Graduates Honored for Joining the Pennsylvania State Police

SHENANDOAH - Two Shenandoah Valley graduates recently had their names added to a plaque that recognizes those that have joined the Pennsylvania State Police.