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Three charged in Schuylkill incident

Three people, including two juveniles, have been charged following incidents at a Schuylkill County residence.

TIMES NEWS - 2018-05-25 08:45:00

Teen charged as an adult in Hazleton shooting | Times Leader

Sandoval said La Para is a Facebook name used by Deivy Noel Toribio, 16, of West Maple Street, Hazleton. Sandoval claimed he was friends with Toribio but has recently been feuding with him.

TIMES-LEADER - 2018-05-25 03:22:00

Tamaqua man removed from drug treatment court

POTTSVILLE — Bruce D. Matalavage tried and failed to kick his drug habit, and that failure has landed him in state prison, as a Schuylkill County judge on Thursday expelled him from the drug treatment court.

REPUBLICAN & HERALD - 2018-05-25 00:00:00

Teenager Arrested After Shots Fired in Hazleton

Police say Deivy Toribio, 16, was arguing with two men along 2nd and Grant Streets in the city when Toribio fired a shot at one of the men.

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-05-24 14:53:16

Shenandoah man accused of raping teen

Leroy J. Knapp Jr., 42, of 120 S. Jardin St., was arrested by Schuylkill County Detective Leo J. Securda and charged with two felony counts each of rape, statutory sexual assault by a person 11 years or older, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse of a person under the age of 16 and sexual assault;


Gas leak results in neighborhood, school evacuations and power outage

SHAMOKIN — A six-inch gas line at North Eighth and Church streets was inadvertently slashed by an excavator bucket Thursday morning, causing a city-wide power outage, and neighbors and students and staff at Shamokin Area Annex to be evacuated.Nobody was injured in the incident, but a strong odor of

NEWSITEM.COM - 2018-05-25 09:00:00

Shenandoah council tables water authority request on loan guarantee

The council held its regular meeting Monday with the MABS request on the agenda, but after discussion with MABS Chairperson Donna Gawrylik, council President Leo Pietkiewicz asked to table the item.

REPUBLICAN & HERALD - 2018-05-25 00:00:00

Man injured at tree farm

Emergency personnel were called to the Crystal Spring tree farm this morning to a report of someone trapped under a tree. The farm received national recognition the past several years for providing the National Christmas Tree to the White House. One person was treated at the scene by Lehighton param

TIMES NEWS - 2018-05-24 10:57:00

Shenandoah Valley gains experience through health professionals program

Article ToolsFont size–+SUBMITTED PHOTO Nathan Labosky, a Shenandoah Valley senior, left, participates in the Emerging Health Professionals program.Nathan Labosky being in the Emerging Health Professionals (EHP) program.

STANDARD SPEAKER - 2018-05-24 00:00:00

Inmate dies after four days in prison

Richard Haynes, 32, was found unresponsive in his cell by prison staff and was pronounced dead at an undisclosed hospital at 7:22 a.m. Saturday, prison spokesman Shawn Barlett said.


Annual kielbasi festival in Shenandoah does‘fantastic’ despite rain

Article ToolsFont size–+JACQUELINE DORMER / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Glenn Antz, left, and Ed Michalik, both of Shenandoah, grill kielbasi at Lucky’s Corner Deli and Kielbasi Shop’s stand Saturday at the 11th annual Kielbasi Festival in Shenandoah.JACQUELINE DORMER / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Scott Sajda, Shenan


A Personal Battle Against Addiction

“My daughter was always bright and cheery. She always tried to help people. She loved sports, gymnastics, horses, volleyball,” said her father, John Sienkiewicz.

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-05-23 21:42:53

Tamaqua Salvation Army fire investigation

All four fire companies were on the scene this afternoon at a fire in the Salvation Army building in Tamaqua.The fire was first discovered just after 4 p.m. and when firefighters arrived on scene they found heavy smoke coming from the second and third floors of the structure.Broad street, Route 209

TIMES NEWS - 2018-05-23 17:09:00

Pa. cops raid home doubling as illegal nightclub and find 300 people inside

That's why police in Hazleton, Luzerne County, raided a home earlier this week, calling it an illegal after-hours nightclub and hookah lounge that was packed with nearly 300 people in the wee hours of Sunday morning,according to WBRE-TV.


Tamaqua man charged with rape has hearing continued

Corey Barnes, 521 E. Broad St., was scheduled to appear before Magisterial District Judge Stephen J. Bayer, Tamaqua, on charges of one felony count each of rape of a child, statutory sexual assault, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a child, sexual assault and aggravated indecent assault;


ACROSS THE VALLEY: Man cited for flashing genitals

A 40-year-old North Chester, Va., man said he was traveling in Union Township at 12:20 p.m. when a motorist in a green Ford Ranger pulled up beside him and exposed himself, police said.


Police: School cafeteria worker had heroin in purse

Alicia Gooden, 26, was employed at Southeast Elementary School by Nutrition Incorporated, according to police.


Shenandoah Valley senior gains experience through health professionals program

“I had many things go through my mind about what I wanted to do with my life,” said Labosky, 18, of Shenandoah, son of Michael and Beverly Labosky.


Two arrested on drug trafficking charges | Times Leader

A passenger in the vehicle, Britany Marie Taylor, 18, of Main Street, Kingston, allegedly surrendered a crack pipe and empty heroin packets.


Brockton man headed to court for alleged assault with motorcycle

Joseph J. Leskin, 57, still faces charges of simple assault, recklessly endangering another person, harassment, careless driving and reckless driving after a 20-minute hearing at which only the alleged victim and the prosecuting officer testified.