Saturday Nov 16
The News Item
Ashland chief retires
Ashland Borough Council accepted the letter of retirement from police Chief Adam J. Bernodin Jr. during Wednesday's meeting that will lead to the first change in the lead law enforcement position in more than two decades.
Guilty Plea From Funeral Director In Fraud Case
Stephen Oravitz of Ringtown was charged in April with forging life insurance documents by making his funeral home in Shenandoah the owner and beneficiary of the policy.
Eleven enter guilty pleas
Jason Shawn Layton, 34, Ringtown, pleaded to driving under the influence of alcohol and was sentenced to serve 30 days in the county prison followed by four years and 11 months in the Intermediate Punishment Program , fined $1,500, pay $300 to Substance Abuse Education fund, $100 to Catastrophe fund, $60 to Schuylkill Medical Center , perform 20 ... (more)
Handguns stolen from truck in Schuylkill County
Pennsylvania State Police report two handguns were stolen from a pick-up truck in Ringtown, Schuylkill County, between Wednesday night and Thursday morning.