Catawissa, PA

Woman attacks security guards at ER

Danville, Pa. — The woman kicked, punched, pinched, grabbed, and pulled the hair of three security officers who attempted to stop her from leaving Geisinger Emergency Department in Danville, police said. All three security guards received injuries for their efforts, according to an affidavit filed by Mahoning Township Police. Those injuries included a chunk of hair being ripped from one of the guard’s heads. Madison Rachel Wasser, 23, of Mount...
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One Flown After Early Sunday Morning Crash in Gilberton

One person was flown after a crash in Gilberton early Sunday. Just after 4:00am, emergency personnel were called to a motor vehicle accident with entrapment in the area of the weigh station in Gilberton. The crash involved a vehicle that struck a utility pole. A female passenger had to be...
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Lancaster Farming

Fourth-Generation Keyfarm Family Adds Direct-Market Beef

MIFFLINBURG, Pa. — When Francis and Grace Keister started raising dairy cattle, then beef cattle, in the early 1940s, they probably couldn’t have imagined the legacy that they were fostering. Now known as Keyfarm, the 450-acre beef farm includes three cattle barns. It averages 700 head each year,...

Shirtless PA man charged with eluding police

MAHANOY CITY, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)— Mahanoy City PD said they arrested a man who is facing multiple charges stemming from an incident that began around 1 a.m. on Saturday. Law enforcement said Daniel Hall of Barnesville is facing charges for attempting to elude police, driving under the influence, recklessly endangering another person, and “numerous other […]

Alleged thief caught on trail camera leaving camper after break-in

Montour County, Pa. — Police said the trail camera didn’t lie when it captured a thief as he exited a camper after ransacking the inside. As Daryl Anthony Campbell, 22, of Berwick left the camper, trail cameras took his picture near the front door of the scene. The owner of the camper reported the incident to State Police in Milton on June 19 and provided the picture that was taken of the June 15 incident. ...

Barnesville Man Attempts to Flee Mahanoy City Police on ATV

A Barnesville man is locked up in Schuylkill County Prison after attempting to flee Mahanoy City Police early Saturday. According to Mahanoy City Police, on Saturday morning, around 1:00am, Officer Frank Gallo and Officer Weicikosky were on patrol in the area of 9th and Market Street. At the intersection, they...

Little League: Mountain Top tops Nanticoke

Tired of ads? Subscribers enjoy a distraction-free reading experience. Maximus Bleiler led off a the bottom of the sixth inning with a triple and scored the winning on an error as Mountain Top defeated Nanticoke, 6-5, in District 16 Little League Major Baseball action Sunday. Nanticoke had tied the game...

Bloomsburg University nursing students earn perfect exam scores

Bloomsburg, Pa. — A class of 13 nursing students managed to score a 100 percent first-time pass rate for this year's National Certification Exam. The students, specializing in anesthesia, are the second group from Bloomsburg to achieve a 100 percent first-time pass rate. The group also has a 100 percent employment rate. The national first-time pass rate for the certification exam is 85.2 percent. ...

Independence Day celebration in Hazleton

HAZLETON, Pa. — It was a beautiful night for one Independence Day celebration in our area. The city of Hazleton Recreation Department hosted the event at City View Park in Hazleton. Folks were there for the entertainment, games, and food trucks. All of the entertainment led up to a...

Man posted video of conversations between himself and Sunbury City Officials

Sunbury, Pa. —Despite being told several times by Sunbury Fire Chief Ronald Rupp that he did not want to be on video, police said a man concealed his phone while it recorded the conversation. A witness came forward with the information after police said they discovered video of the conversation on Donald Lee Heilig, 54, of Sunbury’s Facebook page. On the video Rupp could be heard saying to Heilig “I don’t want you recording me” as they spoke on April 15 while standing on N....

Schuylkill County Obituaries for July 3rd, 2022

Obituaries published from the Schuylkill County area. ------------------------------------------------------ The Paperman name has been synonymous with Tamaqua for decades and this past week we are sad to say, the Paperman era has come to an abrupt end. Susan Paperman Miller, born on October 29, 1950, passed away on Friday, April 29,...

Annual Independence Day charity event in Hazleton

HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)— A July charity event kicked off its second year on Saturday morning thanks to a local family giving back. It’s the Paul and Lisa DeAngelo annual Independence Day charity event held at City View Park in Hazleton. Live music, an exotic car show, a silent auction featuring signed sports memorabilia, food […]

Fleming, Haladay Hold Youth Football Camp at Southern Columbia

CATAWISSA, Pa. — Both Julian Fleming and Cal Haladay dominated on the football field at Southern Columbia. They helped the school win three straight state titles, finishing their high school careers with a 63-1 record. Since then, the former Tigers went their separate ways, both moving on to play...

Garden Drive-In celebrates 70 years

LUZERNE COUNTY, Pa. — A special 70th birthday was celebrated Saturday night. At the Garden Drive-In in Hunlock Creek, the celebration included games, a DJ, face painting, and more but ultimately celebrated the drive-in's ability to make it through storms, changing technology, and generations of customers. The drive-in featured...

Fourth Suspect in Sunbury Attempted Murder Case, In-Custody

SUNBURY — Another person has been charged and jailed in a Sunbury attempted murder case. Police said earlier, they were looking for Anthony Moultrie of Sunbury; he turned himself in, and is in the Northumberland County Prison. He joins three other men facing charges after a shooting that may...