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Man accused of stalking Walmart employees: PSP Selinsgrove

Selinsgrove, Pa. – A Northumberland man has been arrested for allegedly stalking employees at the Selinsgrove Walmart in Monroe Township, Snyder County. Matthew Fischl, 48, was charged with stalking and harassment, according to Pennsylvania State Police at Selinsgrove. Police were recently called to the store to begin investigating the alleged stalking incidents that took place between May 14 and June 8.
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Schuylkill County,

Schuylkill County Woman Pleads Guilty To Methamphetamine Trafficking

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Samantha Blume, age 30, formerly of Frackville, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Court Judge Malachy E. Mannion to aiding and abetting the distribution of methamphetamine. According to Acting United States Attorney Bruce D. Brandler, Blume...
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Shenandoah, PAPottsville Republican Herald

Shenandoah native serves as a member of Navy’s 'Silent Service'

A Shenandoah native is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Iowa, one of the world’s most advanced nuclear-powered submarines. Petty Officer 2nd Class Stephen Zapolsky, a 2013 Shenandoah Valley High School graduate, enlisted eight years ago. “I joined the Navy to try something new,” Zapolsky was quoted in...
Northumberland County,

Motorcyclist Taken to Hospital After Route 61 Crash

RALPHO TOWNSHIP – A motorcyclist was taken to the hospital after a crash along Route 61 in Ralpho Township, Northumberland County. Northumberland County 911 says the crash occurred just after 4:30 p.m. Wednesday when the motorcycle collided with another vehicle. The motorcyclist has been taken to Geisinger Shamokin. Route 61...
Ashland, PAPottsville Republican Herald

North Schuylkill parents ask about mask requirements in the new school year

FOUNTAIN SPRINGS — A group of parents with their children attended the North Schuylkill school board on Wednesday to be “a voice for the voiceless” about face masks and COVID-19 vaccinations. With changes in regulations regarding the pandemic and the requirements of wearing face masks by students and others in...

Two Families Displaced After Three-Alarm Sunbury House Fire

SUNBURY – Two families are displaced after a three-alarm fire at a double home in Sunbury Wednesday afternoon. Sunbury Fire Chief Brad Wertz says no injuries were reported from the fire at 231 North Sixth Street. Two pets perished in the blaze however, and the house is considered a total loss. Wertz says a state police fire marshal is still investigating the cause and its also unknown where the fire started. Estimated damages are unknown at this time as well.
Hegins, PAPottsville Republican Herald

Tri-Valley parents demand end to masking

HEGINS — Parents picketed Wednesday’s Tri-Valley school board meeting and presented a 150-signature petition asking that masking of their children in the fall be a choice and not a mandate. Families stood on the high school steps carrying signs that read, “I can’t breathe in a mask,” “Unmask our children,”...
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Work at Knoebels, win an SUV

ELYSBURG, Pa. — A 2021 Chevy Trailblazer on display at Knoebels Amusement Resort is a hot topic among park employees. "I've heard it a few times since I walked in, some people excited over here, some people excited over there. A lot of people are really hyped about it," Dylan Taylor said.
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Grocery store building to become college campus

POTTSVILLE, Pa. — Alvernia University is planting new seeds in downtown Pottsville. City officials said the Reading-based university has signed an agreement to purchase the old Giant grocery store building on Progress Avenue. The university plans to transform the site into a small campus environment. Mariah Bayliff used to shop...