Monday, July 8, 2019

Truck Driver Rescues Dog After Being Thrown from Vehicle on Interstate 81 in Schuylkill County

A truck driver rescued a dog Monday, after watching the animal being thrown from a vehicle along Interstate 81 in Schuylkill County.

Police Take Armed Man into Custody After Domestic Incident in Mahanoy City


A man is in custody after an incident in Mahanoy City late Monday afternoon.

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 07/08/19


Schuylkill County Obituaries for 07/08/19

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.

Schuylkill Haven Man Sentenced for Participation in Methamphetamine Trafficking Conspiracy


The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Ernest Schaeffer, age 43, of Schuylkill Haven, was sentenced on July 2, 2019, by U.S. District Court Judge Malachy E. Mannion to 15 years’ imprisonment followed by five years on supervised release for participating in a methamphetamine trafficking conspiracy.

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.

Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 07/08/19


Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 07/08/19

Police Investigating Stolen Lawnmower in Union Township

The Pennsylvania State Police at Frackville are investigating a stolen lawnmower in Union Township.

WEATHER ALERT: Flash Flood Watch Issued for Schuylkill County Monday Morning


The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Schuylkill County for Monday morning.

Sunday, July 7, 2019

Friday, July 5, 2019

Schuylkill County Obituaries for 07/05/19


Schuylkill County Obituaries for 07/05/19

One Injured in Crash in Mahanoy City

A woman was injured in a crash on Centre Street in Mahanoy City on Friday.

ROAD WORK: PennDOT Announced Scheduled Work for Next Week


PennDOT has announced road work for the week of July 8th, 2019 through July 12th, 2019.

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Ryan and Schuylkill Townships
Road name:  Brockton Mountain Drive / Moss Glen Road
Between:  US 209 (Brockton) and Burma Road
Type of work:  Pothole Patching
Work being done by:  PennDOT Maintenance Forces
Type of restriction:  Daytime
Restriction:  Lane restrictions. Expect delays and please use caution driving through the work zone.
Start date:  7/8/19
Est completion date:  7/12/19
Restrictions in effect (time of day):  07:00 AM To 03:00 PM
Will rain cause delays?  No

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Mahanoy and Delano Townships
Road name:  Delano Road / Hazle Street / Main Street
Between:  Mahanoy City and PA 309
Type of work:  Pothole Patching
Work being done by:  PennDOT Maintenance Forces
Type of restriction:  Daytime
Restriction:  Lane restrictions. Expect delays and please use caution while driving through the work zone.
Start date:  7/8/19
Est completion date:  7/12/19
Restrictions in effect (time of day):  07:00 AM To 03:00 PM
Will rain cause delays?  No

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Hegins and Frailey Townships
Road name:  Fountain Mountain Road
Between:  Hegins and Donaldson
Type of work:  Pothole Patching
Work being done by:  PennDOT Maintenance Forces
Type of restriction:  Daytime
Restriction:  Lane restrictions. Expect delays and please use caution when driving through the work zone.
Start date:  7/8/19
Est completion date:  7/12/19
Restrictions in effect (time of day):  07:00 AM To 03:00 PM
Will rain cause delays?  No

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Mahanoy and West Mahanoy Townships
Road name:  Interstate 81 North
Between:  Exit 124 (PA 61) and Exit 131 (PA 54)
Type of work:  Other
Work being done by:  PennDOT Maintenance Forces
Type of restriction:  Daytime
Restriction:  Lane restrictions. Expect delays and please use caution driving through the work zone.
Start date:  7/8/19
Est completion date:  7/11/19
Restrictions in effect (time of day):  07:00 AM To 03:00 PM
Will rain cause delays?  Yes

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Interstate 81 South
Between:  Exit 124 (PA 61) and Exit 119 (Highridge Park Road)
Type of work:  Construction
Work being done by:  PennDOT Contractor
Type of restriction:  24 Hours
Restriction:  Lane restriction from 7 PM on Monday (July 8) through 6 AM on Friday (July 12). Expect delays and please use caution driving through the work zone.
Start date:  7/8/19
Est completion date:  7/11/19
Restrictions in effect (time of day):  07:00 PM To 06:00 AM
Will rain cause delays?  Yes
Change/Update: 

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Rush Township
Road name:  PA 54
Between:  Hometown and Lehighton
Type of work:  Drainage
Work being done by:  PennDOT Maintenance Forces
Type of restriction:  Daytime
Restriction:  Lane restrictions. Expect delays and please use caution when driving through the work zone.
Start date:  7/8/19
Est completion date:  7/12/19
Restrictions in effect (time of day):  07:00 AM To 03:00 PM
Will rain cause delays?  No
Change/Update: 

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Ryan and Schuylkill Townships
Road name:  Tuscarora Mountain Drive / Catawissa Street
Between:  US 209 and PA 54
Type of work:  Other
Work being done by:  PennDOT Maintenance Forces
Type of restriction:  Daytime
Restriction:  Lane restrictions. Expect delays and please use caution while driving through the work zone.
Start date:  7/8/19
Est completion date:  7/12/19
Restrictions in effect (time of day):  07:00 AM To 03:00 PM
Will rain cause delays?  No
Change/Update:  Spray Patching

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Reilly Township
Road name:  US 209
Between:  Tremont and Newtown
Type of work:  Pothole Patching
Work being done by:  PennDOT Maintenance Forces
Type of restriction:  Daytime
Restriction:  Lane restrictions. Expect delays and please use caution when driving through the work zone.
Start date:  7/8/19
Est completion date:  7/12/19
Restrictions in effect (time of day):  07:00 AM To 03:00 PM
Will rain cause delays?  No
Change/Update: 

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Interstate 81 North
Between:  Exit 119 (Highridge Park Road) and Exit 124 (PA 61)
Type of work:  Construction
Work being done by:  PennDOT Contractor
Type of restriction:  24 Hours
Restriction:  Lane restriction from 7 PM on Sunday (July 7) through 10 PM on Thursday (July 11). Expect delays and please use caution driving through the work zone.
Start date:  7/7/19
Est completion date:  7/11/19
Restrictions in effect (time of day):  07:00 PM To 10:00 PM
Will rain cause delays?  Yes

Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 07/05/19


Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 07/05/19

Thursday, July 4, 2019