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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Delin Awards recognize outstanding studentsfor the Schuylkill Intermediate Unit, talked about what each group of students
Delin Awards recognize outstanding students
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 19 hours ago
for the Schuylkill Intermediate Unit, talked about what each group of students did at their schools. Students at Minersville Area High School have a positivity and tolerance board where students can place uplifting quotes to promote... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, May 5impact, James’s vehicle traveled about 12 feet northwest. Ginther, James and J
Police, May 5
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 19 hours ago
impact, James’s vehicle traveled about 12 feet northwest. Ginther, James and James’s passenger, Jason R. Hoffman, 37, Minersville, weren’t injured. Ginther will be cited for vehicles turning left. Schuylkill Hose Co., Rainbow Hose Co., and... Read more
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Times News
One driver cited after Schuylkill crash47, of Shenandoah. Troopers said James was in the left lane due to construction
One driver cited after Schuylkill crash
Times News / Posted yesterday
47, of Shenandoah. Troopers said James was in the left lane due to construction in the area closing the right lane. Ginther, James and his passenger, Jason R. Hoffman, 37, of Minersville, were all not injured. Troopers cited Ginther for the incide... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
19 arrested in drug sweepcommunication facility, and a misdemeanor for possession of a controlled substa
19 arrested in drug sweep
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
communication facility, and a misdemeanor for possession of a controlled substance. ■ Raymond Brown, 54, 557 Sunbury St., Minersville, felony counts possession with intent to deliver, delivery of a controlled substance and criminal use of a... Read more
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Times News
Names released in Tamaqua drug sweepcount of possession of a controlled substance. Bail was set at $10,000 straight
Names released in Tamaqua drug sweep
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
count of possession of a controlled substance. Bail was set at $10,000 straight. Raymond Brown, 54, of 557 Sunbury St., Minersville, was transported to the office of District Judge David A. Plachko for an arraignment on felony charges of... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Tamaqua police charge dozens in drug sweepcommunication facility, and a misdemeanor for possession of a controlled substa
Tamaqua police charge dozens in drug sweep
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
communication facility, and a misdemeanor for possession of a controlled substance. ■ Raymond Brown, 54, 557 Sunbury St., Minersville; felony counts possession with intent to deliver, delivery of a controlled substance and criminal use of a... Read more
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Times News
Drug sweep targets dealersfacility, as well as a misdemeanor count of possession. His bail was set at $10
Drug sweep targets dealers
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
facility, as well as a misdemeanor count of possession. His bail was set at $10,000 percentage. The bulk of the defendants are from Tamaqua, but Coaldale, Tuscarora, Mahanoy City and Minersville were also being “visited” by police this... Read more
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Times News
Bombers clinch District 11 berth040 010 0 - 5 7 0 Aikens, Zuber (4) and Rother; Baird, Fayocavitz (5), Porembo
Bombers clinch District 11 berth
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
040 010 0 - 5 7 0 Aikens, Zuber (4) and Rother; Baird, Fayocavitz (5), Porembo (6) and A. Joyce. W - Aikens. L - Baird. Minersville-Panther Vy. Minersville scored early and often en route to a 25-1 Schuylkill League win over Panther... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
H.S. Baseball2 Schaeffer, Pothering (8) and Clauser; McCole, Cespedes (10) and Urbanavage.
H.S. Baseball
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
2 Schaeffer, Pothering (8) and Clauser; McCole, Cespedes (10) and Urbanavage. W — Pothering (4-0). L — Cespedes (2-3). ❒ Minersville 25, Panther Valley 1 — Steele Fekette doubled and scored four runs and Minersville used an 18-hit attack to... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
H.S. softball8 — 17 18 0 JTHS...................................110 0 — 2 5 4 Pedersen and
H.S. softball
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
8 — 17 18 0 JTHS...................................110 0 — 2 5 4 Pedersen and Zellner. Day, Holloway (3) and Marzen). ❒ Minersville 19, Panther Valley 0 —Maura Bentz tossed a three inning no hitter as the lady Battlin’ Miners knocked off Panther... Read more
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Times News
Bears top PMWarea schools. Among the events postponed, several have been moved to today, in
Bears top PMW
Times News / Posted 6 days ago
area schools. Among the events postponed, several have been moved to today, including the Tamaqua at Jim Thorpe baseball and softball games, the Minersville at Panther Valley baseball and softball games, and the Nativity at Marian baseba... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Hudson’s Bay bringing 207 jobs to Highridgevarious local players were also involved in bringing the company to Schuylkill
Hudson’s Bay bringing 207 jobs to Highridge
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
various local players were also involved in bringing the company to Schuylkill County, including the county commissioners, Minersville Area School District, and Foster and Cass townships. He said NorthPoint Pottsville Industrial LLC made sure the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Prison inmate charged for having homemade weaponThirty-six-year-old Davon Perry, a prison inmate in the Schuykill Federal Corre
Prison inmate charged for having homemade weapon
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 7 days ago
Thirty-six-year-old Davon Perry, a prison inmate in the Schuykill Federal Correctional Institution in Minersville, Schuylkill County, has been indicted for allegedly possessing a homemade sharpened weapon last June. If convicted, Perry could be... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Mahanoy Area thinclads sweep past HavenFritz (SH) 113-5, 2. Caravella (MA), 3. Lawrence (MA). Javelin: 1. Styka (MA)
Mahanoy Area thinclads sweep past Haven
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 7 days ago
Fritz (SH) 113-5, 2. Caravella (MA), 3. Lawrence (MA). Javelin: 1. Styka (MA) 115-0, 2. Lozada (SH), 3. Handling (SH). ❒ Minersville 87, Shenandoah Valley 53 — Colton Fox (1600, 3200) and Kei’dre Taylor (long jump, triple jump) each won two... Read more
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Times News
Tamaqua softball takes over lead in division- 17 7 0 Markovich, Miller (1) and Clouser; Svenson and Personetta, Mills (2).
Tamaqua softball takes over lead in division
Times News / Posted 8 days ago
- 17 7 0 Markovich, Miller (1) and Clouser; Svenson and Personetta, Mills (2). W - Svenson. L - Markovich. Weatherly-Minersville Minersville’s Adienne Kroznuskie didn’t allow a hit and the Battlin’ Miners scored 14 runs in the first inning... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Lady Cougars still perfect in WVC000 x — 5 7 1 Kelley and Saba. Podlesney and Kinney. W - Podlesney. L - Kelle
Lady Cougars still perfect in WVC
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
000 x — 5 7 1 Kelley and Saba. Podlesney and Kinney. W - Podlesney. L - Kelley. Schuylkill League ❒ Minersville 19, Weatherly 0 — Rachel Sterner recorded her 100th careere hit and Minersville cranked three home runs as it... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
MMI tops GrenadiersYelland (5), Arias (6) and Shinall. Herbener, Patel (7) and Badamo. W - Herben
MMI tops Grenadiers
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
Yelland (5), Arias (6) and Shinall. Herbener, Patel (7) and Badamo. W - Herbener. L - Edwards. Schuylkill League ❒ Minersville 7, Weatherly 2 — Dylan Stephan went the distance allowing seven hits and walking three while striking out 11 to... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
On saluting flagsWitnesses maintained that saluting the flag was tantamount to idolatry, violati
On saluting flags
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 8 days ago
Witnesses maintained that saluting the flag was tantamount to idolatry, violating the Second Commandment. In the 1940 case Minersville School District v. Gobitis, the Supreme Court weighed in, saying that the national unity engendered by saying the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Driver Jim Housworth glad to get his first Grandview Speedway Sportsman win under his belt.program last week with the Late Model winner being defending track champion Chu
Driver Jim Housworth glad to get his first Grandview Speedway Sportsman win under his belt.
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
program last week with the Late Model winner being defending track champion Chuck Schutz of Pottstown. Mike Lisowski of Minersville took a win in the Sportsman main and veteran chauffeur Frank Cozze, 59, of Wind Gap collected his second career... Read more
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Times News
Indians’ Bickert, Wreckers’ Isom toss no-hitters(2) and Ford; Evitts, Keer (3), Paisley (6) and Hinkle. W - Keer. L - Hardiman.
Indians’ Bickert, Wreckers’ Isom toss no-hitters
Times News / Posted 10 days ago
(2) and Ford; Evitts, Keer (3), Paisley (6) and Hinkle. W - Keer. L - Hardiman. HR: Northwest - Campbell (5th, none on). Minersville-Weatherly Dillon Bizarre had a double and a triple for Weatherly, but the Wreckers dropped a 7-3 decision to... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
H.S. Bseball: Stauffer, Cougars blank Liberty030 110 0 — 5 5 3 MCHS.................................. 421 001 x — 8 12 2 W
H.S. Bseball: Stauffer, Cougars blank Liberty
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 11 days ago
030 110 0 — 5 5 3 MCHS.................................. 421 001 x — 8 12 2 W — Keer. L —Hardiman. Sv — Paisley. ❒ Minersville 7, Weatherly 3 — Chris Leshko singled three times and Steele Fekette and Pierce Beck each hit a double and single... Read more
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Times News
Marian’s bats silent in loss to Minersmightily, scoring just six runs. Those struggles have led to a pair of losses —
Marian’s bats silent in loss to Miners
Times News / Posted 12 days ago
mightily, scoring just six runs. Those struggles have led to a pair of losses — the first ones of the season for Marian. Minersville handed Marian a 3-1 Schuylkill League setback on Friday. Joe Nahas probably pitched his best game of his career... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
First inning proves costly in Colts’ loss to MinersThe best way to describe Ryan Nettles’ pitching style is that he pitches to con
First inning proves costly in Colts’ loss to Miners
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 12 days ago
The best way to describe Ryan Nettles’ pitching style is that he pitches to contact. The burly Minersville right-hander isn’t overpowering, and he doesn’t have a tantalizing off-speed pitch that baffles opposing hitters. But when he gets good... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Rough day for area softball teams0 0 0 — 0 0 3 WVHS (12)03 — 15 10 0 Markovich and Clouser; Pinchorski and M.
Rough day for area softball teams
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 14 days ago
0 0 0 — 0 0 3 WVHS (12)03 — 15 10 0 Markovich and Clouser; Pinchorski and M. Schadle. W — Pinchorski. L — Markovich. ❒ Minersville 24, Shenandoah Valley 0 —Adrienne Kroznuskie hit a first-inning grand slam and pitched a 2½-inning no-hitter in... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Colts, Spartans handed first league losseshits. NSHS 300 000 0 — 3 5 1 BMHS 200 000 2 — 4 5 1 Grigas and Burke; Cappel
Colts, Spartans handed first league losses
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 14 days ago
hits. NSHS 300 000 0 — 3 5 1 BMHS 200 000 2 — 4 5 1 Grigas and Burke; Cappel and Bolinsky. W — Cappel. L — Grigas ❒ Minersville 8, Shenandoah Valley 2 — Shane Hoffman went 4-for-4 with two doubles and two RBIs as the Battlin’ Miners took a... Read more
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Times News
Tamaqua names assistant superintendenteducation for 14 years, Toth began as a social studies teacher at Cardinal Bren
Tamaqua names assistant superintendent
Times News / Posted 15 days ago
education for 14 years, Toth began as a social studies teacher at Cardinal Brennan for one year, followed by six years at Minersville Area. Toth, of Pottsville, was hired by Tamaqua as assistant high school principal and promoted to high school... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Schuylkill County Municipal Authority awards project contractsto West End Electric Inc., Hegins, the lowest of two bidders — the other low bi
Schuylkill County Municipal Authority awards project contracts
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 15 days ago
to West End Electric Inc., Hegins, the lowest of two bidders — the other low bidder was Reilly Mechanical Construction, Minersville, at $79,800. Board members awarded a contract to Lenegan Plumbing & Heating LLC, New Jersey, for $464,971 for... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Jr. high softballWinning pitcher Tiana Treon, Julia Mrochko and Marissa Trivelpiece each went de
Jr. high softball
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 15 days ago
Winning pitcher Tiana Treon, Julia Mrochko and Marissa Trivelpiece each went deep as Hazleton Area routed Minersville 14-3 in a non-league junior high softball game on Tuesday. Mrochko hit a home run and two singles and Treon and Trivelpiece both... Read more
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Times News
Pleasant Valley, Marian sweep(PV) 9-6, 2. Darby Reiss (PV), 3. Maddy Brandt (PV), 4. Kayla Gerenza (PME), 5.
Pleasant Valley, Marian sweep
Times News / Posted 16 days ago
(PV) 9-6, 2. Darby Reiss (PV), 3. Maddy Brandt (PV), 4. Kayla Gerenza (PME), 5. Marina Ghin (PV). Marian-Panther Vy. -Minersville -Mahanoy-Weatherly The Marian boys and girls swept Minersville, Panther Valley and Mahanoy Area in a Schuylkill... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Williams Valley ends Fillies' season in D11 semistop-seeded Vikings (18-2) advance to the District 11 championship game for the
Williams Valley ends Fillies' season in D11 semis
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 16 days ago
top-seeded Vikings (18-2) advance to the District 11 championship game for the sixth straight season. They'll face No. 2 Minersville (16-3), a 1-0 winner over Tri-Valley in eight innings, for the title at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Patton... Read more
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Times News
TN teams had no titles but plenty of successpoints per game, scoring double figures in 18 of his team’s 24 games. He had a
TN teams had no titles but plenty of success
Times News / Posted 17 days ago
points per game, scoring double figures in 18 of his team’s 24 games. He had a season-high 27 points during a win against Minersville on Dec. 16 and finished tied for second in the area in points scored (332). Green was also a force on the boards,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Ten records fall at Blue Raider Invitational(Co), East Stroudsburg North (ESN), Hazleton (Haz), Jim Thorpe (JT), Kutztown (
Ten records fall at Blue Raider Invitational
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 19 days ago
(Co), East Stroudsburg North (ESN), Hazleton (Haz), Jim Thorpe (JT), Kutztown (Kutz), Mahanoy Area (MA), Marian (Mar), Minersville (Min), MMI (MMI), Mount Carmel (MC), Nativity (Nat), North Pocono (NP), North Schuylkill (NS), Notre Dame-East... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Robert B. McCarthyand Jill McCarthy, of Wellsboro; two daughters and sons-in-law, Cyndy and Al Br
Robert B. McCarthy
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
and Jill McCarthy, of Wellsboro; two daughters and sons-in-law, Cyndy and Al Brown, of Wellsboro, Karen and Jeff Potts, of Minersville; four stepsons, Perry Repard, of Liberty, Robert and Linnea Repard, of Wellsboro, Timothy and Brenda Repard, of... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Nonprofit urges state leaders to create task force for substance-exposed infantsparental alcohol and drug use. The letter came about after a March 29 roundtab
Nonprofit urges state leaders to create task force for substance-exposed infants
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 22 days ago
parental alcohol and drug use. The letter came about after a March 29 roundtable discussion in Bucks County on the topic. Minersville police Chief Michael Combs said the task force is “an excellent idea.” Continued effort needs to occur to combat... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Ashland joins county land bankthat have signed on to date are Schuylkill County, Delano Township, Mahanoy Are
Ashland joins county land bank
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 23 days ago
that have signed on to date are Schuylkill County, Delano Township, Mahanoy Area School District, Mahanoy City borough, Minersville Area School District, Minersville borough, Shenandoah borough and Shenandoah Valley School District, according to... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Manmiller takes season opener at Big Diamondnight at Big Diamond Speedway, where a full house and full pits made the lidlif
Manmiller takes season opener at Big Diamond
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 25 days ago
night at Big Diamond Speedway, where a full house and full pits made the lidlifter at the three-eighth mile dirt oval near Minersville a great kick start to the 2016 season. Also getting a great jump on the season was 358 Modified feature winner... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Comets’ Ritsick, Spartans’ Lapotsky repeat selections to All-State TeamLapotsky, North Schuylkill, 5-7, Sr., 18.2 Erin Lindhal, Germantown Academy, 5
Comets’ Ritsick, Spartans’ Lapotsky repeat selections to All-State Team
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 25 days ago
Lapotsky, North Schuylkill, 5-7, Sr., 18.2 Erin Lindhal, Germantown Academy, 5-9, Sr., 13.0 Abby Schoffstall, Minersville, 5-7, Jr., 14.8 Courtney Schrock, North Star, 5-4, Sr., 13.0 Leah Springer, Camp Hill, 6-0, Sr., 21.2 Player... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Three from area picked for all-state girls basketballLapotsky, North Schuylkill, 5-7, Sr., 18.2 Erin Lindhal, Germantown Academy, 5
Three from area picked for all-state girls basketball
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
Lapotsky, North Schuylkill, 5-7, Sr., 18.2 Erin Lindhal, Germantown Academy, 5-9, Sr., 13.0 Abby Schoffstall, Minersville, 5-7, Jr., 14.8 Courtney Schrock, North Star, 5-4, Sr., 13.0 Leah Springer, Camp Hill, 6-0, Sr., 21.2 Player... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Seniors enjoy offensive display in basketball Charity BowlTanner Gerchak for a slam dunk in the final seconds. Yedsena finished with a g
Seniors enjoy offensive display in basketball Charity Bowl
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 26 days ago
Tanner Gerchak for a slam dunk in the final seconds. Yedsena finished with a game-high 15 points for the North, while Minersville’s David Graham added 10. Thomas led the South with 12 points and Nativity’s Derek James tallied 11. The South... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Sports - Standard SpeakerMinersville 13, Mahanoy Area 1— In a game moved Friday to Minersville, the Batt
Sports - Standard Speaker
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 26 days ago
Minersville 13, Mahanoy Area 1— In a game moved Friday to Minersville, the Battlin’ Miners got two RBIs each from Chris Leshko, Ryan Nettles, Steele Fekette, Lucas Rinaldo and Nolan Hoffman in a non-league romp over Mahanoy Area. Nettles and Brady... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Governor's veto costs Schuylkill County school districtsthat we can resolve this issue soon.” Blue Mountain: $623,819.65 Hazleton Are
Governor's veto costs Schuylkill County school districts
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 29 days ago
that we can resolve this issue soon.” Blue Mountain: $623,819.65 Hazleton Area: $2,280,069.62 Mahanoy Area: $325,905.40 Minersville Area: $324,060.09 North Schuylkill: $278,670.42 Panther Valley: $260,173.01 Pine Grove Area:... Read more
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Times News
Blue Mountain’s Puzzi is Schuylkill Scholar-AthleteMINERSVILLE — Blue Mountain’s All-State placekicker Christian Puzzi was named t
Blue Mountain’s Puzzi is Schuylkill Scholar-Athlete
Times News / Posted a month ago
MINERSVILLE — Blue Mountain’s All-State placekicker Christian Puzzi was named the 2016 Schuylkill County Football Scholar-Athlete during the Schuylkill Chapter No. 25 of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame’s 55th annual... Read more
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Deseret News
Iron County calls off search for man who went for help after van got stuckbecame stuck in the dirt and rocks of the mountain road near the Kane Springs a
Iron County calls off search for man who went for help after van got stuck
Deseret News / Posted 1 months ago
became stuck in the dirt and rocks of the mountain road near the Kane Springs area northwest of Parowan and southeast of Minersville. Wearing only a T-shirt, jeans and sneakers, Brown left the family about 4 p.m. while the others stayed in the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
HS Baseball: Pine Grove wins Cardinal Classic(7) and Stevens; Kubishin, Nahas (6) and Snerr. W — Kubishin (1-0). L — Bolduc.
HS Baseball: Pine Grove wins Cardinal Classic
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 1 months ago
(7) and Stevens; Kubishin, Nahas (6) and Snerr. W — Kubishin (1-0). L — Bolduc. Mount Carmel 7 Shenandoah Valley 6 MINERSVILLE — Blair Wagner’s bases-loaded, two-out walk in the bottom of the seventh inning plated the winning run as the Red... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
HS BASE: Youngsters lift Spartans to Rothermel titleMINERSVILLE — When you talk about North Schuylkill’s baseball team, the Spartan
HS BASE: Youngsters lift Spartans to Rothermel title
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 1 months ago
MINERSVILLE — When you talk about North Schuylkill’s baseball team, the Spartans’ three senior left-handed pitchers quickly dominate the conversation. North Schuylkill, however, has some young guys who can hit. Those youngsters stole the show... Read more
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Deseret News
Investigators leave open the possibility missing father is aliveroad back down the way he came but rather walked in a different direction. If h
Investigators leave open the possibility missing father is alive
Deseret News / Posted 1 months ago
road back down the way he came but rather walked in a different direction. If he had followed the road, the closest town is Minersville, about 8 to 10 miles away. Brown left both his cellphone and his wallet in the vehicle. About 10:20 a.m.... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Spartans win in South Carolina finalea double and three singles to pace the Spartans at the plate. Burke, Scott Grig
Spartans win in South Carolina finale
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 1 months ago
a double and three singles to pace the Spartans at the plate. Burke, Scott Grigas and Crawford added a single apiece. The Spartans (4-1 overall) are scheduled to play Minersville in the finals of the Rothermel Tournament on Saturday in Minersv... Read more

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