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Schuylkill County

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  • Santorum Picks Up Endorsement of Some of PA State Senate GOP.

     
    Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum may not live in Pennsylvania any more, but he still has friends here. Calling him the right man for the right time, 15 members of the 30-member Republican caucus in the state Senate have come out......
  • Individuals in Valley eligible for FEMA aid from Hurricane Irene

     
    Individuals in the Lehigh Valley have been declared eligible for federal aid for damage caused by Hurricane Irene. The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Sept. 13 announced it added Lehigh, Northampton, Monroe, Montgomery and Bucks counties to the...
  • Cancer center to open in Schuylkill County

     
    Schuylkill Health System and Geisinger Health System this week announced that they'll be opening a comprehensive cancer center in Pottsville in 2012. The new treatment center will be on the campus of Schuylkill Medical Center-East Norwegian Street in...
  • Spider Webs Around the Valley

     
    A farmer's field in Schuylkill County has many spider webs in it this week. We have had several calls about this phenomenon, so I put together a list of interesting facts about spiders in general, and also this particular spider.......
  • Would temporary traffic signals solve problem of Route 309 bridges?

     
    A number of people wrote in response to today's column on motorists ignoring the northbound-only traffic restriction on Route 309 in Heidelberg and North Whitehall townships, suggesting that temporary traffic signals at each bridge would safely accomodate...
  • 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...
  • Tamaqua – Project to replace Rt. 309 bridge over Schuylkill River, Sept. 6 – May 2013

    According to PennDOT, a construction project to replace the structurally deficient PA 309 Bridge over the Little Schuylkill River in Tamaqua Borough, Schuylkill County will begin September 6. During the first phase of construction, the contractor will...