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Schuylkill Co. man arrested on three separate warants

SAINT CLAIR, SCHUYLKILL CO, (WOLF) — A wanted man from Saint Clair was arrested this week on charges of open lewdness involving a minor, fleeing police, and aggravated assault of a parole officer. According to Skook News, 34-year-old Stephen Kubeika was taken into custody by law enforcement on Tuesday.
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Man sentenced for making false statements when purchasing 18 guns

PA (WOLF) — A Harrisburg man was sentenced to five years probation for making false statements when purchasing multiple firearms in three Pennsylvania counties. According to United States Attorney Gerard M. Karam, 37-year-old Eseyuiel Caraballo previously admitted to making false statements when he purchased or attempted to purchase 18 firearms at various stores in Dauphin, Cumberland, and Schuylkill Counties between March 2017 and August 2018.
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Schuylkill County man pleads guilty in death of 9-month-old son

TREMONT, Pa. - A Schuylkill County man is pleading guilty to charges in the death of his nine-month-old son. 32-year-old Kevin Harris pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and endangering the welfare of children. He's been sentenced to 18 to 36 months behind bars, followed by two years of probation. The...
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PSP investigate Schuylkill Co. burglary

NEW PHILADELPHIA, SCHUYLKILL CO, (WOLF) — State Police at Frackville are investigating after a house was burglarized in New Philadelphia last week. Troopers say the burglary happened at a home on Valley Street sometime between 8 PM on August 3rd and 1 AM on August 4th. The suspect is...
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Schuylkill County Man Picked Up on 3 Separate Warrants for Open Lewdness Involving a Minor, Fleeing Police, and Aggravated Assault of a Parole Officer

A Saint Clair man is behind bars after being taken into custody on Tuesday for 3 separate warrants that included a slew of charges including open lewdness involving a minor, fleeing police, and aggravated assault of a parole officer. Stephen Kubeika, 34, of Saint Clair was taken into custody in...
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Yorkville Block Party held in Pottsville

POTTSVILLE, Pa. — This is party night in Schuylkill County. The second Tuesday in August is always the night for the Yorkville Block Party. The Yorkville Hose Company hosts the gathering every year it's a major fundraiser for the firefighters. It's also a big reunion night in the Yorkville...
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Ringtown Man Wins Rescue Hose Company Mustang Raffle

SUNBURY – The Sunbury Rescue Hose Company Mustang Raffle was another big success, especially for a Schuylkill County man. Dan Saxton, who is the coordinator of the annual raffle, tells us they raised about $15,000 for training and equipment for the volunteer fire company. The winner of the vehicle...
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Schuylkill County Obituaries for August 9th, 2022

Obituaries published from the Schuylkill County area. ------------------------------------------------------ Carolyn S. Freeman, 84, of Pine Grove, passed away Monday, August 8th, at Renaissance Home Pinebrook, Orwigsburg. Born in Bloomington, IN on October 2, 1937, she was a daughter of the late Luther & Ruby (Creech) Culbert. November 14, 2010, Carolyn was...
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Three-vehicle crash in Schuylkill

State police at Frackville reported investigating a three-vehicle crash at 11:54 a.m. on Aug. 2 at the intersection of Route 61 and Darkwater Road, in New Castle Township, Schuylkill County. Troopers said Robert J. Bund, 22, of Stroudsburg, was driving a 2018 Hyundai Kona eastbound on Darkwater Road and stopped...

New 835 area code may serve region as soon as September

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission is reminding residents and businesses in eastern and southeastern Pennsylvania of the upcoming activation of a new 835 area code, which serves the same geographic region as the existing 610 and 484 area codes. Because the region is already served by two overlay area codes,...
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The Mighty 410-Winged Sprint Cars to Make Appear This Friday at Big Diamond Speedway

This Friday night August 12th will be the only appearance of the Winged 410 Sprints in 2022 at Big Diamond Speedway. The 410’s were scheduled to appear back on June 7th but unfortunately the show fell victim to Mother Nature. This Friday night they will be back to show off the speed and skill the winged warriors possess as they apply their trade around the Schuylkill County dirt oval.
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Myco Symbiotics Fest in Schuylkill County

TAMAQUA, SCHUYLKILL CO, (WOLF) — Celebrating mushrooms in northeast PA. That's the purpose of a family-friendly and educational event that was held this weekend at the Stonehedge Gardens in Tamaqua, Schuylkill County. The event was the 8th annual 'Myco Symbiotics Mushroom and Arts Festival' which we're told is dubbed...
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Schuylkill County Historical Society events

The Schuylkill County Historical Society is hosting the following events:. • Sherrie Schafer, manager of the Hillside SPCA, and her staff will present the history of the Pottsville animal shelter on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Schuylkill County Historical Society, 305 N. Centre St., Pottsville. For admission and fee information, call the society at 570-622-7540.

Schuylkill United Way breaks backpack record

POTTSVILLE, Pa. — Volunteers filled the Salvation Army in Pottsville to pack backpacks with new school supplies. Through the Stuff The Bus initiative from Schuylkill United Way, 2,115 students across the county will walk into their first day of class with everything they need. It's a record year as...
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Schuylkill United Way Stuffs Over 2,100 Backpacks

Thanks to the donations from around Schuylkill County, the Schuylkill United Way was able to fill more backpacks for students than any other year. In a statement from the United Way, "It is true what the old proverb says: It takes a village to raise a child. Fortunately for our children, they have an entire county behind them."
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Motorcyclist hurt after hitting pole in West Penn

WEST PENN TWP., Pa. - A motorcyclist was seriously hurt after colliding with a utility pole in Schuylkill County. The crash happened around 6 p.m. Sunday on Route 895 in West Penn Township. The driver was flown to the hospital, said emergency dispatchers. Officials say the motorcycle was the only...
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Schuylkill County Obituaries for August 8th, 2022

Obituaries published from the Schuylkill County area. ------------------------------------------------------ , 87, of Mahanoy City passed away peacefully August 7th, 2022 at Lehigh Valley East Norwegian Street Pottsville. Louis was born July 17, 1935 in Mahanoy City a son of the late Anthony and Rose (Ricci) DiGiromolo. He was a 1953 Graduate...