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Traffic flagger struck by vehicle, killed in Schuylkill County
Officials say a man directing traffic was killed in Schuylkill County Thursday. It happened Thursday afternoon on Morea Road near State Route 54 in Mahanoy Township.
The News Item
Child-support scofflaw out of jail with promise of a job
A Ranshaw man taken into custody last week for failing to pay court costs and approximately $33,000 in child support was released from prison Wednesday following a hearing in which it was determined he has a full-time job waiting for him.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Police: woman stole from mall multiple times
A Pottsville woman is facing charges after police say she was caught trying to steal from a Schuylkill County mall.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Chambersburg Public Opinion
Our state's $50B pensions problem
Pennsylvania's unfunded liability in its two major public pension systems, those that cover government employees as well as public school teachers, is an economic nightmare.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
New Jersey Herald
Trial ordered in death of man found in Pa. woods
A defendant has been ordered to stand trial in the death of a man whose body was found in a wooded area of eastern Pennsylvania last month.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
The News Item
48th Pennsylvania did its duty in what became Battle of the Crater disaster
As the nation continues its ongoing 150th anniversary remembrance of the American Civil War, our area has had many reasons to pause and reflect on the contributions and sacrifices made by local troops who helped preserve the Union.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Seven Stars Hotel - yard sale - Pottsville, Pa
Seven Stars Hotel is a Historic site that has seen the likes of George Washington and was once owned by General Conrad Minnich one of Washington's General's.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Wed Jul 16, 2014
With all we hear of the wasteful spending in Washington and how big government continues to throw money at problems, it's good to know that there are some officials on the state level who are thinking outside the box.
The Lebanon Daily News
Girl, 12, is swept through flooded drainpipe
A 12-year-old eastern Pennsylvania girl is home from the hospital with bumps and bruises after being swept several hundred yards through a flooded drainpipe.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Marissa Perry to Guest Star at in the Spotlight Cabaret, 7/20
Marissa Perry will be the special guest performer when youngsters from small-town Pottsville, Pennsylvania take the stage at Stage 72 at the Triad for the cabaret IN THE SPOTLIGHT to be held this Sunday, July 20 at 3:00 p.m. Produced by Time To Shine, the show will feature 25 youngsters from the "Spotlight Kidz program at the Pottsville Gymnastics ... (more)
Daylilies - pleasing to the eye and the palate
The yellow-orange flowers known as daylilies blooming around Schuylkill County are useful for more than just beautifying the landscape.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
The News Item
For the Record: Sunday, July 13, 2014
David L. Nahodil Jr., 1232 W. Pine St., Coal Township, from Amy A. Nahodil, 819 Forest Lane, Pottsville.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Schuylkill chancellor chronicles campus' history, impact on the community
Kelly M. Austin, chancellor of Penn State Schuylkill, had the opportunity to address the University Board of Trustees today as part of the board's regular summer meeting.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
The News Item
Cardinal Brennan building up for sale
The former Cardinal Brennan Junior-Senior High School in Butler Township will be put up for sale in the near future by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Allentown.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Pottsville considers using CDBG funds for downtown sidewalks
July 08 --The City of Pottsville may spend part of its 2014 federal Community Development Block Grant to repair sidewalks and curbs on West Market Street downtown, city Administrator Thomas A. Palamar said Monday.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Pa. clerk asks Supreme Court to halt gay marriage
POTTSVILLE – A Pennsylvania county official asked the U.S. Supreme Court to suspend a federal ruling that allows gay couples to marry in the state.
Pottsville man found dead after house fire; coroner says more tests needed
Authorities say more tests will be needed to determine what killed a man found dead after a fire in a Pottsville home over the weekend.