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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Spartans’ Jordan chooses Lafayette Collegehis academic and athletic career at Lafayette College in Easton and play in the
Spartans’ Jordan chooses Lafayette College
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 7 hours ago
his academic and athletic career at Lafayette College in Easton and play in the Patriot League. The 6-foot-1, 210-pound Frackville resident enters his senior season this fall as one of the top linebackers in Pennsylvania, having been recently... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Happenings,Oct. 15jelly and jello. Anyone interested in losing pounds sensibly is invited to sit
Happenings,Oct. 15
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 hours ago
jelly and jello. Anyone interested in losing pounds sensibly is invited to sit in at a meeting. New members are welcome. Frackville - St. John the Baptist Polish National Catholic Church, Frackville, will hold a bleenie sale from 11 a.m. to... Read more
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Times News
Schuylkill driver injured in I81 crashinjured in a one-vehicle crash that occurred at 6:20 p.m. on Monday along Inter
Schuylkill driver injured in I81 crash
Times News / Posted yesterday
injured in a one-vehicle crash that occurred at 6:20 p.m. on Monday along Interstate 81 in Ryan Township. State police at Frackville said Kenneth B. Edwards, 24, of Pottsville, was driving a 2007 Honda Fit southbound in the passing lane attempting... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
District 24 Little LeagueHaven 0 1 Pine Grove 1 0 Upper Dauphin County 1 0 Saint Clair/PC/NP 0 1 Mah
District 24 Little League
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Haven 0 1 Pine Grove 1 0 Upper Dauphin County 1 0 Saint Clair/PC/NP 0 1 Mahanoy City 0 1 Minersville 2 0 Frackville 0 1 Upper Schuylkill 0 1 Saturday, June 25 Millersburg 14, Railway Park 9 Ashland 14, Schuylkill Haven 2, 5... Read more
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Times News
Troopers investigating theft of truckState police at Frackville are investigating the theft of a pickup truck in Sch
Troopers investigating theft of truck
Times News / Posted 2 days ago
State police at Frackville are investigating the theft of a pickup truck in Schuylkill County that was later located. Troopers said the 1994 Mazda B4000 pickup of Christopher Michael Heffernan, 50, of Coal St., Middleport was stolen while parked... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
District 24 Little LeagueHaven 0 1 Pine Grove 1 0 Upper Dauphin County 1 0 Saint Clair/PC/NP 0 1 Mah
District 24 Little League
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Haven 0 1 Pine Grove 1 0 Upper Dauphin County 1 0 Saint Clair/PC/NP 0 1 Mahanoy City 0 1 Minersville 1 0 Frackville 0 0 Upper Schuylkill 0 1 Saturday, June 25 Millersburg 14, Railway Park 9 Ashland 14, Schuylkill Haven 2, 5... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
District 24 Little LeagueHaven 0 1 Pine Grove 1 0 Upper Dauphin County 1 0 Saint Clair/PC/NP 0 1 Mah
District 24 Little League
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
Haven 0 1 Pine Grove 1 0 Upper Dauphin County 1 0 Saint Clair/PC/NP 0 1 Mahanoy City 0 1 Minersville 1 0 Frackville 0 0 Upper Schuylkill 0 1 Saturday, June 25 Millersburg 14, Railway Park 9 Ashland 14, Schuylkill Haven 2, 5... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Coaldale man convicted of 3rd-degree murderjury gave it some thought. The DA was going for first-degree murder. They didn’
Coaldale man convicted of 3rd-degree murder
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 7 days ago
jury gave it some thought. The DA was going for first-degree murder. They didn’t buy that,” Shields said. State police at Frackville allege Kralik and Oliver L. Trizarri, 23, of Reading, fatally beat Samuels, 24, of Coaldale, with a shovel between... Read more
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Times News
Arrest made in Schuylkill break-inAn arrest has been made in a Schuylkill County burglary. State police at Frack
Arrest made in Schuylkill break-in
Times News / Posted 7 days ago
An arrest has been made in a Schuylkill County burglary. State police at Frackville said Daniel John Wylie, 46, no address given, has been charged with burglary, criminal trespass, theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property and possessing... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Kralik convicted of 3rd-degree murderjury gave it some thought. The DA was going for first-degree murder. They didn’
Kralik convicted of 3rd-degree murder
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 7 days ago
jury gave it some thought. The DA was going for first-degree murder. They didn’t buy that,” Shields said. State police at Frackville allege Kralik and Oliver L. Trizarri, 23, of Reading, fatally beat Samuels, 24, of Coaldale, with a shovel between... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Accusations traded in Coaldale murder triala.m. today with closing arguments by Shields and Deputy Assistant District Atto
Accusations traded in Coaldale murder trial
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 7 days ago
a.m. today with closing arguments by Shields and Deputy Assistant District Attorney Jennifer N. Lehman. State police at Frackville allege Kralik and Trizarri, 23, of Reading, fatally beat Samuels, 24, of Coaldale, between 11 p.m. Jan. 20, 2014,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Kralik, Trizarri trade accusations in Coaldale murder triala.m. today with closing arguments by Shields and Deputy Assistant District Atto
Kralik, Trizarri trade accusations in Coaldale murder trial
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
a.m. today with closing arguments by Shields and Deputy Assistant District Attorney Jennifer N. Lehman. State police at Frackville allege Kralik and Trizarri, 23, of Reading, fatally beat Samuels, 24, of Coaldale, between 11 p.m. Jan. 20, 2014,... Read more
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Times News
Trial opens in Coaldale man’s deathA. Lord Shields. Police interview State police Cpl. Jeffrey Sampson, head of
Trial opens in Coaldale man’s death
Times News / Posted 9 days ago
A. Lord Shields. Police interview State police Cpl. Jeffrey Sampson, head of the criminal investigation unit at the Frackville state police barracks, testified that he interviewed Kralik on Jan. 11, 2015, with Kralik’s father... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Mildred B. (Fairchild) Hoffmanwill be in Union Cemetery, Weatherly. Memorials in her name may be made to the
Mildred B. (Fairchild) Hoffman
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
will be in Union Cemetery, Weatherly. Memorials in her name may be made to the Tamaqua/Carbon American Cancer Society, 101 W. Frack St., Frackville, PA 17931. Online registry and condolences may be signed at www.gr... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Marian ace Nahas signs with UMBCbiochemical molecular and cell biology and play baseball for the Royals. The s
Marian ace Nahas signs with UMBC
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
biochemical molecular and cell biology and play baseball for the Royals. The son of Joe and Tracy Nahas, the 18-year-old Frackville resident wants to become a doctor that uses stem cell research to heal sports injuries and cure neurological... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police: Shovel used in Coaldale murder founddays, and Shields said during Thursday’s jury selection that Kralik would testi
Police: Shovel used in Coaldale murder found
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
days, and Shields said during Thursday’s jury selection that Kralik would testify in his own defense. State police at Frackville allege Kralik and Trizarri, 23, of Reading, fatally beat Samuels, 24, of Coaldale, between 11 p.m. Jan. 20, 2014,... Read more
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Times News
Schuylkill man cited after argumentA Schuylkill County man was cited following an argument with his wife that turn
Schuylkill man cited after argument
Times News / Posted 9 days ago
A Schuylkill County man was cited following an argument with his wife that turned physical. State police at Frackville said Eric Lee Felegie, 38, and his wife, Diane E. Felegie, 39, of 171 Lower St., Morea, Mahanoy Township, got into a verbal... Read more
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Times News
Missing cellphone incident investigatedState police at Frackville are investigating a theftat a Schuylkill County serv
Missing cellphone incident investigated
Times News / Posted 9 days ago
State police at Frackville are investigating a theftat a Schuylkill County service station. Troopers said Edward Tomko, 36, of Bealeton, Virginia, and his 14-year-old daughter were at the Speedway Service Station, located at 520 S. Lehigh Ave., West... Read more
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Times News
Homeowner scares off would-be burglarA Schuylkill County homeowner scared off a would-be burglar on Friday. State p
Homeowner scares off would-be burglar
Times News / Posted 9 days ago
A Schuylkill County homeowner scared off a would-be burglar on Friday. State police at Frackville said the incident occurred at a residence along Center Street in the village of Sheppton, East Union Township, at 9:30 a.m. Troopers said the burglar... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Schuylkill to get $48M for road improvementsamount of money programmed on this four-year TIP.” For example, the reconstruc
Schuylkill to get $48M for road improvements
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 10 days ago
amount of money programmed on this four-year TIP.” For example, the reconstruction of Route 61 from Saint Clair through Frackville is programmed for about $10 million on the TIP while the project will likely cost about $50 million over the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Coaldale homicide trial starts todayis charged with conspiracy, criminal homicide, third-degree murder, robbery, ag
Coaldale homicide trial starts today
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 10 days ago
is charged with conspiracy, criminal homicide, third-degree murder, robbery, aggravated assault and theft. State police at Frackville alleged Kralik and Oliver L. Trizarri fatally beat Samuels, 24, of Coaldale, between 11 p.m. Jan. 20, 2014, and... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Former Lithuanian printing house still stands in Mahanoy CityBloomsburg, public relations representative for Knights of Lithuania 144, which
Former Lithuanian printing house still stands in Mahanoy City
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 11 days ago
Bloomsburg, public relations representative for Knights of Lithuania 144, which has a museum and cultural center in Frackville. The late William D. Boczkowski, Mahanoy City, was president and business manager of W.D. Boczkowski Co., the... Read more
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Times News
Schuylkill driver injured in crashA Schuylkill County driver was injured when his vehicle collided with a truck a
Schuylkill driver injured in crash
Times News / Posted 13 days ago
A Schuylkill County driver was injured when his vehicle collided with a truck along a county road. State police at Frackville said Thomas E. Flaherty, 55, of Delano, was driving a 1989 Mercedes-Benz westbound on Route 1012 in Mahanoy Township at... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Prisoner in solitary for 36 years wants reprieveFrackville - A grade-school dropout from Philadelphia sentenced to life in pris
Prisoner in solitary for 36 years wants reprieve
News 24 South Africa / Posted 14 days ago
Frackville - A grade-school dropout from Philadelphia sentenced to life in prison for his role in a fatal 1970 gang fight, is trying to win his release from solitary confinement, where he has been kept for more than 35 years. Arthur Johnson, now 63,... Read more
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TribLIVE
In solitary for 36 years, Pa. prisoner seeks reprieve | TribLIVE FRACKVILLE, Pa. — A grade-school dropout from Philadelphia sente
In solitary for 36 years, Pa. prisoner seeks reprieve
TribLIVE / Posted 14 days ago
| TribLIVE FRACKVILLE, Pa. — A grade-school dropout from Philadelphia sentenced to life in prison for his role in a fatal 1970 gang fight is... Read more
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ABC News
Prisoner in Solitary Confinement for 36 Years Seeks Reprievethan many cages used to hold animals at zoos," he wrote. Johnson is now held a
Prisoner in Solitary Confinement for 36 Years Seeks Reprieve
ABC News / Posted 14 days ago
than many cages used to hold animals at zoos," he wrote. Johnson is now held at the State Correctional Institution in Frackville, about 100 miles northwest of Philadelphia. A teenager at the time of the crime, he was placed in what is... Read more
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Philly.com
The Philly man who's spent three decades in solitaryrow. Just 110 are like Johnson - placed on the Restrictive Release List. House
The Philly man who's spent three decades in solitary
Philly.com / Posted 15 days ago
row. Just 110 are like Johnson - placed on the Restrictive Release List. Housed at the State Correctional Institution at Frackville, a 104-mile drive from Philadelphia, Johnson's world is a 7-by-12-foot space where the lights stay on day and... Read more
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Times News
Large pothole blamed for motorcycle crashwas blamed for a crash involving a motorcycle that occurred at 5:15 p.m. Sunday
Large pothole blamed for motorcycle crash
Times News / Posted 16 days ago
was blamed for a crash involving a motorcycle that occurred at 5:15 p.m. Sunday in Schuylkill County. State police at Frackville said Brian Marhon, 41, of Shenandoah, was operating a 2001 Harley-Davidson Sportster southbound on Woodside Road... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Tax exemption denial to be appealedof Assessment Appeals ignored state law when it refused to grant it the exempti
Tax exemption denial to be appealed
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 17 days ago
of Assessment Appeals ignored state law when it refused to grant it the exemption for its property at 12 N. Fifth St., Frackville. “The real property is entitled to an exemption as a place of religious worship pursuant to the General County... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Fish tales: Anglers, guides, officials offer tips for bass seasonto the shoreline to avoid frightening bass. Joe Conapinski, who organizes chil
Fish tales: Anglers, guides, officials offer tips for bass season
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
to the shoreline to avoid frightening bass. Joe Conapinski, who organizes children’s events at the Whipperwill Dam outside Frackville, Schuylkill County. He likes to fish near the surface where the bass rise to feed in early mornings and... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Fish tales: Anglers, guides, officials offer tips for bass season“This is when bass are most active.” Joe Conapinski, who organizes children’s
Fish tales: Anglers, guides, officials offer tips for bass season
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 18 days ago
“This is when bass are most active.” Joe Conapinski, who organizes children’s events at the Whipperwill Dam outside Frackville, Schuylkill County. He likes to fish near the surface where the bass rise to feed in early mornings and... Read more
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Times News
Truck-car collide on I-81 Wednesdayin a collision along Interstate 81 in Kline Township, Schuylkill County, at 9:5
Truck-car collide on I-81 Wednesday
Times News / Posted 19 days ago
in a collision along Interstate 81 in Kline Township, Schuylkill County, at 9:50 a.m. on Wednesday. State police at Frackville said Sheriff Njie, 43, of Providence, Rhode Island, was driving a 2015 Volvo truck northbound in the left lane and... Read more
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Times News
Steering problems blamed for crashp.m. Wednesday along Route 901 in Cass Township, Schuylkill County. Nathan Hin
Steering problems blamed for crash
Times News / Posted 19 days ago
p.m. Wednesday along Route 901 in Cass Township, Schuylkill County. Nathan Hinkle, 23, of Locust Gap, told state police at Frackville that he experienced steering problems with his 2004 Cadillac CTS while traveling southbound. The vehicle initially... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Attorneys discuss possible conflicts in Ross retrialthe judge indicated that Ross should be present, either in person or by video.
Attorneys discuss possible conflicts in Ross retrial
Altoona Mirror / Posted 20 days ago
the judge indicated that Ross should be present, either in person or by video. Ross remains incarcerated at SCI Mahoney in Frackville. In 2012, the Pennsylvania Superior Court ruled that Ross should have a new trial, after Dickey successfully... Read more
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Times News
Schuylkill police recognized for contributionsthrough the use of Traffic Enforcement Zones and joint operations. Pennsylvania
Schuylkill police recognized for contributions
Times News / Posted 20 days ago
through the use of Traffic Enforcement Zones and joint operations. Pennsylvania State Police from the Schuylkill Haven and Frackville barracks will also be participating. Data from Wave 1, which was held from Oct. 26 to Nov. 22, 2015, had 217... Read more
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Times News
Driver cited after crash on I-81a one-vehicle crash along Interstate 81 in Delano Township, Schuylkill County,
Driver cited after crash on I-81
Times News / Posted 21 days ago
a one-vehicle crash along Interstate 81 in Delano Township, Schuylkill County, around 10 a.m. Monday. State police at Frackville said Jason R. Tuit, 36, of Coal Township, was driving a 2015 Chrysler 200 northbound when he fell asleep. The... Read more
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The Brown and White
Allentown diocese ordains 2 priests, reassigns 26 othersParish, Sinking Spring, to Administrator, Most Blessed Trinity Parish, Tremont,
Allentown diocese ordains 2 priests, reassigns 26 others
The Brown and White / Posted 23 days ago
Parish, Sinking Spring, to Administrator, Most Blessed Trinity Parish, Tremont, and Prison Ministry at SCI-Mahanoy, SCI-Frackville, FCI- Minersville, and Schuylkill County Prison. Rev. George R. Winne - from Chaplain, Lafayette College, Easton,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Diocese of Allentown announces parish assignments for priestsRev. Jason F. Stokes — From parochial vicar, St. Ignatius Loyola Parish, Sinkin
Diocese of Allentown announces parish assignments for priests
The Morning Call / Posted 23 days ago
Rev. Jason F. Stokes — From parochial vicar, St. Ignatius Loyola Parish, Sinking Spring, to administrator, Most Blessed Trinity Parish, Tremont, and prison ministry at SCI-Mahanoy, SCI-Frackville, FCI- Minersville, and Schuylkill Coun... Read more
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The Morning Call
Diocese of Allentown announces parish assignments for priestsParish, Sinking Spring, to administrator, Most Blessed Trinity Parish, Tremont,
Diocese of Allentown announces parish assignments for priests
The Morning Call / Posted 24 days ago
Parish, Sinking Spring, to administrator, Most Blessed Trinity Parish, Tremont, and prison ministry at SCI-Mahanoy, SCI-Frackville, FCI- Minersville, and Schuylkill County Prison. The Rev. George R. Winne — From chaplain, Lafayette College,... Read more
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Times News
Two pedestrians killed Saturday night in Schuylkill incidentsP. Asenoio, 24, died after he got out of his vehicle and walked into the northb
Two pedestrians killed Saturday night in Schuylkill incidents
Times News / Posted 24 days ago
P. Asenoio, 24, died after he got out of his vehicle and walked into the northbound lane of 924. State police at Frackville said a 1999 Toyota Rav 4 was being driven northbound when it struck Asenoio. Troopers said the driver of the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Two pedestrians die in crashesabout 10:45 p.m. on Route 924, Ringtown Boulevard, in West Mahanoy Township, ac
Two pedestrians die in crashes
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 24 days ago
about 10:45 p.m. on Route 924, Ringtown Boulevard, in West Mahanoy Township, according to Trooper Joseph Aponick of the Frackville station. Trooper Justin Humanick of the Schuylkill Haven station said the second crash occurred about 10:55 p.m.... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Two die in pedestrian crashes on Route 924, I- 81about 10:45 p.m. on Route 924, Ringtown Boulevard, in West Mahanoy Township, ac
Two die in pedestrian crashes on Route 924, I- 81
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 24 days ago
about 10:45 p.m. on Route 924, Ringtown Boulevard, in West Mahanoy Township, according to Trooper Joseph Aponick of the Frackville station. Trooper Justin Humanick of the Schuylkill Haven station said the second crash occurred about 10:55 p.m.... Read more
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The Morning Call
State police looking for identity of man struck in West Mahanoy Twp.State police at Frackville need the public's help identifying a man in his earl
State police looking for identity of man struck in West Mahanoy Twp.
The Morning Call / Posted 25 days ago
State police at Frackville need the public's help identifying a man in his early 20s who was struck and killed on Route 924 in West Mahanoy Twp., Schuylkill County Saturday night. According to state police: the man was walking in the roadway at... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Police seek identity of man struck, killed in West Mahanoy Townshipat the scene. Police say the pedestrian has not been identified and next of ki
Police seek identity of man struck, killed in West Mahanoy Township
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 25 days ago
at the scene. Police say the pedestrian has not been identified and next of kin has not been notified. They say he is a Hispanic male in his early 20s. Anyone with information on his identity should contact the State Police, Frackville ba... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Heavyweight champion just as heroic outside ringWBRE studios to analyze a fight being broadcast that night on NBC. Ali was trai
Heavyweight champion just as heroic outside ring
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
WBRE studios to analyze a fight being broadcast that night on NBC. Ali was training at his camp at Deer Lake, just south of Frackville. You couldn’t prepare for an assignment like that in those days. There was no Google or Bing. There were articles... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Court, June 5correctional institution. Goodman made the sentence concurrent with the one Bur
Court, June 5
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 25 days ago
correctional institution. Goodman made the sentence concurrent with the one Burrows already is serving. State police at Frackville charged Burrows with setting fire to a bedsheet and mattress at about 8:25 a.m. April 15, 2015, in his cell at... Read more
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Times News
Man struck, killed on I-81 near Delanothe injuries were fatal. The victim was found lying along the right south bound
Man struck, killed on I-81 near Delano
Times News / Posted 25 days ago
the injuries were fatal. The victim was found lying along the right south bound lane near the berm. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene by a deputy Schuylkill county coroner. State police at Frackville are investigating t... Read more
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Times News
Schuylkill woman victim of $600 IRS phone scamState police at Frackville are warning Schuylkill County residents about an IRS
Schuylkill woman victim of $600 IRS phone scam
Times News / Posted 26 days ago
State police at Frackville are warning Schuylkill County residents about an IRS phone scam, with a county woman as the latest victim. Troopers said a 61-year-old woman from Cass Township reported she received a phone call from an person claiming to... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
North Schuylkill High School holds commencement exercisesthe Senior Chorus, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. The Rev. Jonathan Hall
North Schuylkill High School holds commencement exercises
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 27 days ago
the Senior Chorus, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. The Rev. Jonathan Hall, pastor of First United Methodist Church in Frackville, gave the invocation. Hall also offered the benediction at the close of commencement. Class co-advisors Michael... Read more
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Times News
Both sides in dispute citedBoth sides in a dispute in a Schuylkill County borough have been cited. State
Both sides in dispute cited
Times News / Posted 27 days ago
Both sides in a dispute in a Schuylkill County borough have been cited. State police at Frackville said troopers were dispatched to 371 W. Mahanoy Ave. in Girardville at 4:10 p.m. on Saturday for a report of a disturbance. On scene troopers learned... Read more
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