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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
SCFCA announces all-star teamArticle Tools Schuylkill County Football Coaches AssociationAll-Star TeamsDREA
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 hours ago
Article Tools Schuylkill County Football Coaches AssociationAll-Star TeamsDREAM TEAM Coach of the Year: Tim Savage, Williams Valley. Offense Player of the Year: Dylan Rabuck, Williams Valley. Lineman of the Year: Aaron Bolinsky, North... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Prosecutors’ views on drug death charges varysaid they are more selective in the cases because of the extensive manpower req
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 hours ago
said they are more selective in the cases because of the extensive manpower required to bring the charges. Outgoing Schuylkill County District Attorney Christine Holman said Friday that if the evidence is there the district attorney’s office... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Fatal overdose prosecutions up but law’s intent not being met12. District attorneys in 18 of the state’s 67 counties did not file any drug
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 hours ago
12. District attorneys in 18 of the state’s 67 counties did not file any drug delivery resulting in death charges. In Schuylkill County, the district attorney’s office filed four cases. One of those was in 2016, while the rest were filed this... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Videos promote Schuylkill tourismSchuylkill County has many tourism treasures for all kinds of interests, and th
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 16 hours ago
Schuylkill County has many tourism treasures for all kinds of interests, and the county visitors bureau has a new set of videos to get the word out about those treasures. “An American Original” is what Regina Gargano, the bureau’s executive... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Schuylkill schools, students honored for recycling effortsArticle Tools POTTSVILLE — Schools and students in three parts of Schuylkill C
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 17 hours ago
Article Tools POTTSVILLE — Schools and students in three parts of Schuylkill County received honors, including cash prizes, on Wednesday from the commissioners for their efforts to recycle and reuse telephone books. Trinity Elementary Center,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Salvation Army needs bell ringersat 570-454-1631. The Pottsville Salvation Army, meanwhile, is in need of bell
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 17 hours ago
at 570-454-1631. The Pottsville Salvation Army, meanwhile, is in need of bell ringers. There are 15 kettle locations in Schuylkill County and some of them do not have bell ringers due to a shortage of volunteers. On Monday, five locations did... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Kline Twp. taxes, fees won't increase in 2018for equipment repairs. Wesner said the township tax rate is lower than that of
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 17 hours ago
for equipment repairs. Wesner said the township tax rate is lower than that of the Hazleton Area School District and Schuylkill County. The county’s property tax rate is 14.98 mills and the school district’s is 35.408 mills. New members The... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Shenandoah man sentenced for assaultArticle Tools POTTSVILLE — A Shenandoah man is headed to state prison after a
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Article Tools POTTSVILLE — A Shenandoah man is headed to state prison after a Schuylkill County judge sentenced him Monday for assaulting a woman in December 2016 in his hometown. Bryce Beaver, 42, bowed his head as Judge Cyrus Palmer Dolbin... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Schuylkill schools, studentshonored for recycling effortsArticle Tools POTTSVILLE — Schools and students in three parts of Schuylkill C
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Article Tools POTTSVILLE — Schools and students in three parts of Schuylkill County received honors, including cash prizes, on Wednesday from the commissioners for their efforts to recycle and reuse telephone books. Trinity Elementary Center,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Edward R. Fritz Dec. 15, 2017McAdoo, where he was a Eucharistic minister for the parish. He was last employ
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
McAdoo, where he was a Eucharistic minister for the parish. He was last employed at McAdoo Manufacturing and was a former Schuylkill County deputy coroner. Eddie was a former member of the McAdoo Lions Club, former vice president of the McAdoo... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Frackville candle creator expands scents, market reachgone beyond the Coal Region. “People are really responding to it. It’s neat be
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
gone beyond the Coal Region. “People are really responding to it. It’s neat because I’m getting this network of all these Schuylkill County expats (expatriates) who are across the country and buying them,” he said. “I’ve had some email... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
GANNETT Syndication Servicenear a dining hall at a Penn State satellite campus in western Pennsylvania and
Lebanon Daily News / Posted yesterday
near a dining hall at a Penn State satellite campus in western Pennsylvania and a coroner is at the scene. A 90-year-old Schuylkill County woman was the victim of a $4,000 phone scam, according to state police. Up to six inches possible. The... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Courthouse notes, Dec.15the defendants listed is asked to call the Luzerne County Domestic Relations ti
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
the defendants listed is asked to call the Luzerne County Domestic Relations tipline at 570-606-3000. Property transfers SCHUYLKILL COUNTY David W. Hoffman to Joseph and Tracey Loprete, $41,000; Coaldale. Eagle Rock Resort Co. to Nino Benerico... Read more
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TribLIVE
Megan’s Law offender from Schuylkill County to stand trial in Westmoreland luring caseMegan's Law offender from Schuylkill County to stand trial in Westmoreland luri
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
Megan's Law offender from Schuylkill County to stand trial in Westmoreland luring case | TribLIVE Obituaries Front Bridgeville Area NewsSewickley HeraldMurrysville StarSouth Hills RecordThe HeraldHampton JournalShaler JournalPine Creek... Read more
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TribLIVE
North Huntingdon pizzeria owner claims he’s a ‘father figure’ who didn’t sexually harass womenemployer participants $50,000 Powerball ticket in danger of going unclaimed in
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
employer participants $50,000 Powerball ticket in danger of going unclaimed in Mt. Pleasant Megan's Law offender from Schuylkill County to stand trial in Westmoreland luring case You are solely responsible for your comments and by using... Read more
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Times Leader
Commit to health insurance for childrenCongressional District, which includes portions of Luzerne, Lackawanna, Monroe,
Times Leader / Posted 3 days ago
Congressional District, which includes portions of Luzerne, Lackawanna, Monroe, Northampton, and Carbon Counties and all of Schuylkill County. He is a member of the House Appropriations Committee and the Committee on Oversight and Government Re... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
Man breaks window, crawls on floor to bypass security system in $100,000 Schuylkill burglarypry bar to unlock the vault room door. Security camera image of the man suspec
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
pry bar to unlock the vault room door. Security camera image of the man suspected of burglarizing Weiner Iron & Metal in Schuylkill County between Dec. 8 and Dec. 10, 2017, according to state police at Schuylkill Haven. The man is alleged to have... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
90-old Schuylkill woman victim of $4,000 phone scam involving Walmart gift cardsA 90-year-old Schuylkill County woman was the victim of a $4,000 phone scam, ac
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
A 90-year-old Schuylkill County woman was the victim of a $4,000 phone scam, according to state police. The woman, who resides on Wynonah Drive, South Manheim Township, was contacted at 11:30 a.m. Monday by a woman named Amy Meisner, who said that... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Thieves steal $100K from scrap metal companyVIDEO Thieves steal $100k from scrap... N. MANHEIM TWP., Pa. - Burglars in Sch
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 days ago
VIDEO Thieves steal $100k from scrap... N. MANHEIM TWP., Pa. - Burglars in Schuylkill County made off with $100,000 in cash. State police say two men broke into Weiner Iron and Metal on Route 61 in North Manheim Township over the weekend. They say... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
GANNETT Syndication Servicewho are dealing drugs out of the property, according to friends of the owner wh
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
who are dealing drugs out of the property, according to friends of the owner who went to council. A traffic stop in Schuylkill County that saw $68,000 worth of methamphetamine seized by state police led to several more thousand dollars worth... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Route 309 work slated to continue next yearArticle Tools The continuation of the repaving of Route 309 in northern Schuyl
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
Article Tools The continuation of the repaving of Route 309 in northern Schuylkill County will highlight Pennsylvania Department of Transportation road work in the area in 2018. Monday, PennDOT’s Allentown regional office outlined projects either... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Shenandoah Valley welcomes new member at reorganization meetinga vote to raise taxes, but a statement to not to go above the index if the situ
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
a vote to raise taxes, but a statement to not to go above the index if the situation would arise. ■ Approved the following Schuylkill County Guest Teacher Program emergency certification list (2017-18): Dumitru Asanache, Aaron Broomell, Cathy... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
Man wanted in Lebanon County for parole violation arrested on DUI-drug charge in Schuylkill County10 new students per day. Wochit A man wanted for a parole violation in Lebanon
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
10 new students per day. Wochit A man wanted for a parole violation in Lebanon County was arrested on a DUI-drug charge in Schuylkill County, according to state police at Frackville. Dustin Donton, 28, Donaldson, Pa., was found under the influence... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehigh Valley nonprofits share in $600,000 in grants awarded by PPL Foundationgrants announced Tuesday by the PPL Foundation. The college’s three campuses i
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
grants announced Tuesday by the PPL Foundation. The college’s three campuses in Schnecksville, Allentown and Tamaqua in Schuylkill County will be able to expand ts STEM Academy and other programs in STEM, which stands for the teaching of... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Fire extinguishers do the job with proper techniquesthem in case that van explodes,” Zangari said. Zangari’s more than 35 years as
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
them in case that van explodes,” Zangari said. Zangari’s more than 35 years as a firefighter includes president of the Schuylkill County Fire Chiefs Association and was recently appointed by the state House of Representatives as one of two fire... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Courthouse Notes, Dec. 12Barry J. Kile et al., $239,000; Bear Creek Twp. Stephen Stasko et al. to Domin
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
Barry J. Kile et al., $239,000; Bear Creek Twp. Stephen Stasko et al. to Dominique Schillio et al., $217,500; Hazle Twp. SCHUYLKILL COUNTY Robert L. and Theresa Schreffler to Jared A. and Elizabeth A. Hinkel, $299,600; North Union Twp. John P.... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Commissioners approve $300K for prisoner removalArticle Tools POTTSVILLE — Schuylkill County must spend $300,000 more than ant
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
Article Tools POTTSVILLE — Schuylkill County must spend $300,000 more than anticipated during the rest of 2017 on sending prisoners to other counties, the commissioners decided Wednesday. At their work session meeting, the commissioners voted to... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
$103,000 stolen from safe at Schuylkill County business during burglary, state police saybackyard ducks as pets and therapy animals, after a 2-1 zoning enforcement appe
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
backyard ducks as pets and therapy animals, after a 2-1 zoning enforcement appeal. Michael K. Dakota, Lebanon Daily News A Schuylkill County business lost $103,000 in a burglary that occurred Saturday night, according to state police at Schuylkill... Read more
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The Morning Call
Burglar steals $103K from safe at Schuylkill County scrap yard, police sayA burglar stole more than $100,000 from a safe at a scrap yard in Schuylkill Co
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
A burglar stole more than $100,000 from a safe at a scrap yard in Schuylkill County last weekend, according to state police in Schuylkill Haven. State police said the burglary happened at 10:30 p.m. Saturday at Weiner Iron and Metal Corporation,... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
Traffic stop nets $68K in meth, leads to dealerA traffic stop in Schuylkill County that saw $68,000 worth of methamphetamine s
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
A traffic stop in Schuylkill County that saw $68,000 worth of methamphetamine seized by state police led to another several thousand dollars worth of drugs in Berks County. A 2014 Ford Explorer traveling within West Brunswick Township, Schuylkill... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Mahanoy Area board re-elects presidentCITY — Five members of the Mahanoy Area school board were sworn in Wednesday du
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
CITY — Five members of the Mahanoy Area school board were sworn in Wednesday during the reorganization meeting. Schuylkill County Court of Common Pleas Judge Charles Miller administered the oath of office to one new board member, Jim... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Schuylkill commissioners approve coal leaseArticle Tools POTTSVILLE — Coal mining will return to a property in Reilly Twp
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 7 days ago
Article Tools POTTSVILLE — Coal mining will return to a property in Reilly Twp. after the Schuylkill County commissioners approved a new lease for a Pine Grove company Wednesday. The commissioners approved the surface and deep mine lease with S&J... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Group still 'extending' reach after 100 yearsWhat eventually became Penn State Extension Schuylkill County got off to a rock
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 7 days ago
What eventually became Penn State Extension Schuylkill County got off to a rocky start a century ago, according to notes written by the late Walter L. Bollinger, the county’s first serving agent. Dwane Miller, extension educator for field and forage... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Snow continues this afternoon before ending this eveningthe I-95 corridor, with more 3” and possibly some 4” amounts closer to Intersta
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 7 days ago
the I-95 corridor, with more 3” and possibly some 4” amounts closer to Interstate 95. Through the Poconos west through Schuylkill County and west of Reading and Lancaster, accumulations will be an inch or less. The heavier snows will be found... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Snow develops from south to north, becomes steadiest late morning to afternoonthe I-95 corridor, with more 3” and possibly some 4” amounts closer to Intersta
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 8 days ago
the I-95 corridor, with more 3” and possibly some 4” amounts closer to Interstate 95. Through the Poconos west through Schuylkill County and west of Reading and Lancaster, accumulations will be an inch or less. The heavier snows will be found... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Mahanoy City teen waives bomb threat prelim hearingterroristic threat charge from a felony to a misdemeanor — Flaim decided to hav
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
terroristic threat charge from a felony to a misdemeanor — Flaim decided to have the current charges against him heard in Schuylkill County Court. In paperwork filed with the court, Mahanoy City police Patrolman Christopher Zubris said that... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Courthouse notes, Dec. 7Veet et al. to Jonathan Veet et al., $75,000; Freeland. Marie Collins et al. t
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
Veet et al. to Jonathan Veet et al., $75,000; Freeland. Marie Collins et al. to Thomas G. Molinaro, $112,500; Butler Twp. SCHUYLKILL COUNTY Barbara Neifert to Ronald A. Sr. and Linda A. Lemoine, $142,000; Coaldale. Lakewood Park Estates LLP to... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
Legal quirk allows controversial Lebanon County constable to seek work elsewherewithout a single write-in vote against him. Work also didn’t slow down for Kne
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
without a single write-in vote against him. Work also didn’t slow down for Kneller in Schuylkill and Luzerne counties. Schuylkill County paid $47,722.45 to Kneller between January 2014 and September 2017, according to county records. He did... Read more
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Times Leader
Wyoming man charged with child molestation and pornographyWYOMING — A 36-year-old man awaiting sentencing in Schuylkill County on having
Times Leader / Posted 9 days ago
WYOMING — A 36-year-old man awaiting sentencing in Schuylkill County on having child pornography on a computer was arraigned Thursday on similar charges and sexually assaulting a child in Wyoming. A computer seized by the state Office of Attorney... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Landfill association budget sees investment income increasemanager Robert Kalkiewicz by appointment by calling 570-773-1201. The NSLA con
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 10 days ago
manager Robert Kalkiewicz by appointment by calling 570-773-1201. The NSLA consists of 17 municipalities in northern Schuylkill County that had been operating a domestic waste landfill south of Shenandoah on Girard Estate property from 1971... Read more
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The Express-Times
Ex-deputy coroner accused of sexually assaulting teenassaults, the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office said Wednesday. Edward C.
The Express-Times / Posted 10 days ago
assaults, the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office said Wednesday. Edward C. Smith, 60, of Willing Street in Tamaqua, Schuylkill County, is being held in prison in lieu of a combined $500,000 bail in the two cases. "There's a special place in... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Drug bust in Berks follows traffic stop in Schuylkill Countybetween Berks and Schuylkill counties. Pennsylvania State Police stopped a For
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 10 days ago
between Berks and Schuylkill counties. Pennsylvania State Police stopped a Ford Explorer in West Brunswick Township, Schuylkill County, on Tuesday. A search of the SUV led troopers to discover a pound-and-a-half of methamphetamine, with an... Read more
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The Morning Call
Celebrate the holidays with winter wine cocktailsno rule that spiced wine has to be made with red wine. Why not try it with a wh
The Morning Call / Posted 11 days ago
no rule that spiced wine has to be made with red wine. Why not try it with a white wine? Galen Glen Winery in Andreas, Schuylkill County, offers its own twist with a spiced white wine. “It’s like drinking warm apple pie,” says Kathy Matson,... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
GANNETT Syndication Serviceagainst Washington in the Fiesta Bowl. Two crashes occurred in roughly the sam
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
against Washington in the Fiesta Bowl. Two crashes occurred in roughly the same place within a few days of each other in Schuylkill County. Approximately 400,000 people still speak Pennsylvania Dutch in the US Thousands missing from youth... Read more
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The Morning Call
Ranking all 39 bowl games: From Alabama-Clemson to Georgia State-Western Kentuckycall it the George Welsh Bowl in honor of Virginia's career leader in coaching
The Morning Call / Posted 12 days ago
call it the George Welsh Bowl in honor of Virginia's career leader in coaching victories. The Navy graduate and Coaldale, Schuylkill County native also ranks second in Midshipmen history in games won, behind only current Coach Ken... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Courthouse notes, Dec. 5Rice Twp. Sirva Relocation Credit LLC to Michael G. Barna et al., $324,900; Ri
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 12 days ago
Rice Twp. Sirva Relocation Credit LLC to Michael G. Barna et al., $324,900; Rice Twp. Cletus S. Spaide to Anthony Cussat et al., $72,500; Butler Twp. SCHUYLKILL COUNTY Michael D. McCarroll to Stephanie M. Hall, $65,000; Barnesville, R... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Alleged slayer of mom, son being examined for possible insanity defensePennsylvania after the shootings, sparking a multi-state manhunt. Investigator
Staten Island Advance / Posted 12 days ago
Pennsylvania after the shootings, sparking a multi-state manhunt. Investigators tracked him to West Brunswick Township in Schuylkill County, about 125 miles west of Staten Island. Morales was shot 10 times on March 28, 2016, when he ignored... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bethlehem nurse, Allentown nail technicians among professionals sanctioned by state licensing boardsCounty, was suspended for failing to pay a previously imposed civil penalty. (0
The Morning Call / Posted 13 days ago
County, was suspended for failing to pay a previously imposed civil penalty. (08/07/17) PA Board of Funeral Directors Schuylkill County Stephen F. Oravitz, license nos. FD011890L and FS011890L, of Shenandoah, Schuylkill County, was levided a... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Former West Hazleton man to be deported after prisonArticle Tools POTTSVILLE — Medardo M. Amador is headed to state prison — and t
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 13 days ago
Article Tools POTTSVILLE — Medardo M. Amador is headed to state prison — and then back to his native Honduras — after a Schuylkill County judge sentenced him Thursday for what prosecutors said was his indecent assault against a young girl in March... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Mahanoy Area school board reorganizesGreen said. The school board acted on the following agenda items: ■ Appointed
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 13 days ago
Green said. The school board acted on the following agenda items: ■ Appointed Business Administrator John J. Hurst to the Schuylkill County Land Bank School District Advisory Committee. ■ Appointed April Gnall and Nicole Luchetta-Rump as junior... Read more
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