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Schuylkill County

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  • 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...
  • Family Remembers Crash Victim as Positive And Energetic

    Family Remembers Crash Victim as Positive And Energetic
    Over the weekend 20-year-old Charles Kyeremeh Jr. died in a motorcycle crash in Schuylkill County. He graduated from Cedar Crest High School in 2010. A star athlete, he excelled in football, track and basketball. But it's not just his athletic talent...
  • State Police Raid "Head Shops" in Two Counties for Illegal Bath Salts

    State Police Raid "Head Shops" in Two Counties for Illegal Bath Salts
       Pennsylvania State Police in a joint operation with the Schuylkill County District Attorney's Office raided establishments in Schuylkill and Berks Counties seizing synthetic marijuana, bath salts and narcotic paraphernailia. Search warrants were...
  • Nesquehoning, Carbon Co. – Project to straighten S-curve on Rt. 54 between Schuylkill Co. line & Cedar St. in Village of Hauto, March 1 – Nov.

    The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced a project will begin Thursday, March 1 on the PA 54/Hauto curve realignment in Nesquehoning Borough, Carbon County. This project, which runs between the Schuylkill County line and Cedar Street, will...
  • Schuylkill Co. – Project to preserve and rehabilitate 11 structures on I-81 between Exit 124 (Rt. 61) & Exit 131 (Rt. 54), March 1 – Oct.

    The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced work will begin Thursday, March 1 to preserve and rehabilitate 11 structures along Interstate 81 between Exit 124 (PA 61) and Exit 131 (PA 54) in New Castle, Ryan and Mahanoy townships, Schuylkill...
  • Green energy on the ropes, but experts expect a rebound

    Green energy on the ropes, but experts expect a rebound
    It may be the fuel of the future, but alternative energy is having plenty of problems with the present. Paul Copleman fears the government subsidies that make his company's wind turbines affordable may soon disappear. Greg Roth says cheap natural gas has...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Schuylkill County Crash Kills Two People and Leaves One Person in Critical Condition

    Schuylkill County Crash Kills Two People and Leaves One Person in Critical Condition
    Eastern Pennsylvania authorities say a collision between two cars sent one of them rolling onto its roof and killed both occupants. Chief Brian Johnson of West Penn Township police in Schuylkill County says a northbound car on Route 309 went out of...
  • 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...