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2 hrs ago | PennLive.com

Man struck, killed, while directing traffic in Schuylkill County construction zone

A Pottsville man directing traffic through a road construction zone in Schuylkill County was struck by a vehicle and killed earlier Thursday, state police said.

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Related Topix: Barnesville, PA

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Times News

In the red

Schuylkill County's nursing home, Rest Haven, is bleeding so much red ink commissioners believe selling it may be the only option.

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WNEP-TV Moosic

Nursing Home Ownership Up In The Air

Rest Haven nursing home has been operating under the control of Schuylkill County since the early 1900s.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

WNEP-TV Moosic

Despite Fall Feel, Folks Flock To Schuylkill County Fair

The weather felt more autumn-like at the Schuylkill County Fair Tuesday, where some people bundled up in sweatshirts and jackets.

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Related Topix: Summit Station, PA

WFMZ

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.

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Related Topix: Pottsville, PA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The News Item

Police seek SUV driver in cycle crash

A couple from Cincinnati, Ohio, suffered injuries in a motorcycle crash Sunday afternoon on I-81 at the Highridge Road exit in this Schuylkill County township.

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Related Topix: Frackville, PA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Times News

Schuylkill County property transfers

Clyde H. Mase to Clyde H. Mase and Adam Mase: Property north of Schuylkill County line, New Ringgold for $1.

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Related Topix: New Ringgold, PA, Andreas, PA

Times News

Court: Sentence upheld in death of man...

The state Superior Court has upheld the sentence of a Schuylkill County man convicted in the death of a man left tied to a tree in the woods in May 2012.

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Related Topix: Schuylkill Haven, PA, State Prisons, Prison, Orwigsburg, PA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WNEP-TV Moosic

Woman In Schuylkill County Says She Is Victim Of Home Repair Fraud

A woman in Schuylkill County said she was a victim of a contractor charged in Lackawanna County for home repair fraud.

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Related Topix: Lackawanna County, PA, Taylor, PA, Clarks Summit, PA

Times News

Discussion of zoning issue contentious...

Representatives from Tamaqua's council, planning and zoning boards met Tuesday night to discuss the Eastern Schuylkill Regional Planning zoning ordinance and land development ordinance, a meeting which was both contentious and productive.

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Related Topix: Tamaqua, PA

WNEP-TV Moosic

Armed Robbery and Assault in Shenandoah

A man from Shenandoah was charged with robbery and aggravated assault after police say he held a woman hostage and hit a man in the face with a handgun in Schuylkill County.

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Related Topix: Shenandoah, PA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Times News

Two people face multiple hearings on...

Eugene Bushick II, 32, of 21 Highland Park Place, Mahanoy City, was in court to answer to charges filed by McAdoo patrolman Steven Homanko in connection with incidents on Feb. 1 and 7. In both cases the charges were possession of controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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Related Topix: Mahanoy City, PA, McAdoo, PA, Coaldale, PA, Tamaqua, PA

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Parents charged in baby's death heading to trial

A Schuylkill County couple charged in connection with their baby's death are heading to trial.

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Related Topix: Tamaqua, PA

Times News

Murder suspect to face trial

A Schuylkill County district judge on Monday found enough evidence to send to court homicide charges against a man accused of killing Jason "Jay" Hahn of Andreas in June.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Andreas, PA, St. Clair, PA

Times News

Schuylkill County judge rules enough evidence found for trial in homicide case

A Schuylkill County district judge on Monday found enough evidence to send to court homicide charges against a man accused of killing Jason "Jay" Hahn of Andreas in June.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Andreas, PA

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.

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Related Topix: Pottsville, PA, St. Clair, PA

Philly.com

Phillies' new detectors don't uncover weapons of mass frustration

I worried last night when the Phillies put three walk-through metal detectors at the rightfield gate to test a security system that will be at all gates in all major-league ballparks next season.

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Related Topix: Mahanoy City, PA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Times News

Flag waver

Valerie Macdonald had no local ties or connections; she'd come to the area to visit a friend's parents.

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Related Topix: Shenandoah, PA

Times News

Solar energy seminar is scheduled in...

Quick, start naming the top 10 states in the country for producing solar power. Florida would be an accurate first choice, and then most people would round out their guesses by continuing along the country's southern tier of states.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Industry, PA, Hometown, PA, Lehigh County, PA, Carbon County, PA

WNEP-TV Moosic

Another Crash On Gordon Mountain, Neighbors Call For Truck Ban

A trucker driving down that steep hill into the borough of Gordon lost control Monday morning and turned over, injuring the driver, according to police.

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Related Topix: Gordon, PA

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