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Woman Wanted by Pine Grove Police on Felony Arrest Warrant

On Monday, Pine Grove Police announced they have obtained a felony arrest warrant for Natasha Zimmerman, 38, in reference to an incident that occurred on the night of June 18, 2021. If you have any information regarding Zimmerman’s whereabouts we ask that you call 570-345-8100. Zimmerman also has an additional...
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Hazleton, PAPottsville Republican Herald

3 charged in theft of comic books owned by McAdoo shop

HAZLETON — Three men were charged by Luzerne County detectives after $225,000 worth of comic books were stolen from a Hazle Township storage unit more than four years ago, arrest papers say. Daniel W. Zamber, 45, of Coal Township, Allan W. Randall, 54, of Ashley, and John L. Rosengrant, 49,...
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Pottsville, PAPottsville Republican Herald

Rally outside Sen. Dave Argall's office

Protestors rally outside of state Sen. Dave Argall’s office, at 100 N. Centre St. in Pottsville, as they call for fair redistricting and protest against the Arizona-style election audit on Monday, June 21, 2021. David McKeown / Multimedia Editor.
Mahanoy City, PAPottsville Republican Herald

Man jailed after fleeing Mahanoy City police on side-by-side

MAHANOY CITY — A Gilberton man was jailed after he allegedly fled from a Mahanoy City police officer on a side-by-side ATV and refused to get out of the vehicle despite being shot twice with a Taser. Rodney C. Knittle Jr., 32, of 125 Quality Hill Road, was charged by...
Berks County, PAReading Eagle

Severe thunderstorm watch upgraded to warning in Berks

The National Weather Service, Mount Holly, N.J., upgraded a severe thunderstorm watch to a warning in 16 counties in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland, including Berks. The warning was in effect until 7:45 p.m. In Pennsylvania, the warning includes Berks, Lehigh, Northampton, Carbon, Monroe, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and...
Pottsville, PAPottsville Republican Herald

Vote on redistricting bill set as Pottsville rally calls for action

POTTSVILLE — Activists on Monday again urged state Sen. David G. Argall to schedule a vote on a bill reforming redistricting in the state, and he said that will happen Tuesday. Members of Schuylkill Indivisible and Fair Districts PA held a rally Monday afternoon in front of the downtown office...
Ashland, PAPottsville Republican Herald

LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL: Tri-Valley defeats Ashland

ASHLAND — Tri-Valley had all three of its top Dawgs ready to go on the mound, and it put each of them to use. The team used three pitchers in Jack Wehry, Peyton Schley and Trey Porter to maneuver through five innings in a 13-3, mercy-rule victory over Pool 3 opponent Ashland in its first District 24 Major Division tournament game Monday at Eureka Park.

Geisinger launches new Nursing Scholars program

Danville, Pa. – Nurses make up the largest segment of the healthcare workforce and have a critical role in caring for patients. According to Geisinger, employees interested in pursuing a nursing career will have an easier path with a newly launched career development program. Geisinger will provide financial, educational, and wellness support to its employees who are pursuing a nursing career.
Frackville, PAPottsville Republican Herald

Beating the heat at the Frackville Community Pool

Temperatures reached into the 90s as people came out to beat the heat at the new Frackville Community Pool. The old pool, built in 1978, hadn't been open since 2014 after an engineering study found major problems. The project for the new pool received state grant money and donations from local organizations and individuals. The official ribbon cutting was May 14. The pool is open to the public at the Memorial Park Complex in the borough.
Schuylkill County, PAPosted by
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Football challenge helping kids in need

ASHLAND, Pa. — Six high school football squads from Schuylkill County are ready to show what they've got at the Schuylkill County United Way High School Football Challenge. The events are meant to test players' speed, strength, and agility. "Each event has a five-man team, and you have a certain...
Berks County, PAReading Eagle

Holocaust Museum and Education Center is envisioned for Berks Military History Museum

An exhibit documenting the horror of the Holocaust has generated renewed interest in a project that would double the size of the Berks Military History Museum. “The extraordinary response of the public has deepened our conviction,” said state Rep. Mark M. Gillen, museum president and founder. “It became apparent that it filled an informational void in the lives of many people.”