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Schuylkill County

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  • 170 State Roads Closed Due to Flooding in South Central Pennsylvania as of 2 p.m

    170 State Roads Closed Due to Flooding in South Central Pennsylvania as of 2 p.m
    PennDOT announces the following additional roads have closed in south central Pennsylvania since the last report issued to the media at 5 a.m. today (current report runs from 5 a.m. to 2 p.m.). These road closures are in PennDOT Engineering District 8,...
  • State Roads in South Central Pennsylvania Closed Due to Flooding

    State Roads in South Central Pennsylvania Closed Due to Flooding
    PennDOT advises motorists many state roads are closed in South Central Pennsylvania because of flooding. Due to extreme flooding over the eastern third of Pennsylvania, PennDOT and the PA Turnpike Commission urge motorists to avoid all travel in this...
  • UPDATE: Some Central PA Roads Still Closed

    PennDOT advises motorists that several state roads remain closed in South Central Pennsylvania due to flood-related issues. Road crews have been working all weekend to repair roadway washouts, inspect bridges and clear debris. Here is the latest...
  • Updated List of State Roads in Central PA Closed Due to Flooding

    Updated List of State Roads in Central PA Closed Due to Flooding
    PennDOT advises motorists that several state roads remain closed in South Central Pennsylvania due to flood-related issues. Road crews have been working all weekend to assess damages, inspect bridges, repair roadway washouts and bridges, resurface roads...
  • Several Central PA Roads Still Closed

    Several Central PA Roads Still Closed
    PennDOT advises motorists that several state roads remain closed in South Central Pennsylvania due to flood-related issues. Road crews have been working all week to assess damages, inspect bridges, repair roadway washouts and bridges, resurface roads...
  • Very Dry Air Raises Wildfire Concerns for Central PA

    Very Dry Air Raises Wildfire Concerns for Central PA
    The very dry air is causing the relative humidity to drop to extremely low levels (falling below 35%). The lack of rain, dry air, and gusty winds, prompted the National Weather Service to issue RED FLAG WARNINGS Monday. The potential continues for the...
  • NWS Confirms Tornado in Schuylkill County

    NWS Confirms Tornado in Schuylkill County
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE CONFIRMED A TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN NEAR SCHUYLKILL HAVEN IN SCHUYLKILL COUNTY. NWS PERSONNEL TOURED THE STORM DAMAGE IN TANDEM WITH SCHUYLKILL COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT VIA STATE POLICE HELICOPTER ON FRIDAY...
  • Final drama in Holden, Cartwright primary

    Final drama in Holden, Cartwright primary
    Remember when Matt Cartwright's campaign manager said one final piece of mail had been dropped off before the negative ad cease fire agreed to last week? Well, it arrived in 17th District mailboxes this weekend and struck a major nerve with incumbent...
  • Pursuing break in boy's case

    About a month shy of his 14th birthday, David W. Reed set off on a bike ride from his Schuylkill Haven home on Aug. 21, 1985. But David, a quiet boy who loved riding his five-speed bike and dreamed of becoming a jet pilot, never came back. Four months...
  • Northampton quadruple homicide: 'Some people can't be fixed'

    Gloria Sieber still remembers the chilling coldness in admitted killer Michael Ballard's eyes. It was 1992, and a Lehigh County judge had asked Ballard if he had anything to say to the family of the man he stabbed to death. Ballard, then 19, had...
  • State Senate Committee OKs Budget

    State Senate Committee OKs Budget
    Pennsylvania's state budget is on its way to the floor of the state Senate after passing out of the Appropriations Committee. The committee vote Wednesday puts the roughly $28 billion spending plan on track for consideration by both chambers of the...