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Guy Rides His Motorcycle Through a Flood with Horrible Results

During a declared state of emergency in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, some dude decided to take his Harley for a ride during a flash flood warning. The end result was him dumping the bike in a deep ditch caused by rushing water.

EBAUMSWORLD.COM - 2018-08-16 11:21:47

Minersville police arrest 3 on drug charges

Patrolman Jeffrey Bowers charged Jason M. Adamick, 37, of 743 Valley Road, Pottsville, with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, possession of anabolic steroids, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

REPUBLICAN & HERALD - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

Charges pending in arson fire

Buy NowThis photo depicts some of the fire damage done to the front porch of a home at 912 N. Shamokin St., Shamokin, late Sunday night.

NEWSITEM.COM - 2018-08-16 09:00:00

Employee at LCCC dental clinic accused of stealing cash | Times Leader

Melissa Sue Taney, 43, of Seventh Avenue, Berwick, surrendered on charges of theft and tampering with public records after a review showed a discrepancy of $7,789 that should had been deposited, according to court records.

TIMES-LEADER - 2018-08-16 01:40:00

CRANE COLLAPSE UPDATE: DEP to evaluate fuel, hydraulic fluid spill at Route 15 accident site

"DEP will be inspecting the cleanup to ensure that fuel and hydraulic fluid were removed, along with contaminated soils," Shader said,

DAILY ITEM - 2018-08-15 19:17:00

Island Festival to go on in Schuylkill Haven

Live entertainment will be occurring all day, including Kevin Chalfont’s “Journey Experience” with special guests Hybrid Ice and The Fat Cats, and Wagstaff & Co. Tom Yurasits will offer magic and illusion and there will be food and a kids corner as well.

REPUBLICAN & HERALD - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

Police announce parking restrictions for Pottsville Cruise

· North Centre Street, between Market Street and Laurel Boulevard; Race Street, between Progress Avenue and North Second Street

REPUBLICAN & HERALD - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

Groundbreaking ceremony held for park at former Mahanoy City brewery site

“We have been working with the borough on multiple phases of this project for many years,” Rhoades said. “Mahanoy City, as well as other communities in the Coal Region, struggle fighting property blight, which is a paramount concern. We are fighting it on a regular basis on residential properties, a

REPUBLICAN & HERALD - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

Port Carbon in Cleanup Mode Following Historic Flooding

PORT CARBON, Pa. — Folks spent hours Tuesday cleaning wet, mud-filled homes in Schuylkill County.

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-08-14 21:13:09

Food Donations Help Flood Victims in Port Carbon

"Our citizens have gone through a heck of a lot. There's a lot still without power, a lot still without water. We're trying to do the best we can," said Mayor Harold Herndon.

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-08-16 00:51:12

Route 15 section closed after crane topples, spilling girder onto road

No one was injured in the incident that occurred about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday at a bridge that, when constructed, will carry the Central Susquehanna Valley Thruway over Route 15 south of Winfield.

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-08-15 14:15:00

Fire damages garage in Nesquehoning

At3:45p.m. Nesquehoning, Jim Thorpe, Lansford, and Summit Hill fire companies along with Lehighton ALS were dispatched to a structure fire to the rear of 100 West Catawissa St.

TIMES NEWS - 2018-08-15 22:06:00

Flooding, heavy rain hits Schuylkill County again

Flooding recovery underway in TremontGovernor Wolf tours Schuylkill County flood damageEmergency responders prepare for another day of flooding in TremontTREMONT, Pa. - Heavy downpours have once again caused flash flooding in parts of Schuylkill County.Emergency crews were called for several water r


Officials plan to hire more employees for prison

"We're working hard to get it open, and the staff will be working hard, too," Kovach said. "When it's up and operational, it will be a good facility. In a few years, we'll be the facility that other facilities go to for guidance."

DAILY ITEM - 2018-08-15 21:16:14

Beaches closed at Tuscarora State Park

Beaches are closed Tuesday at Locust Lake and Tuscarora state parks because high water left from recent rains could raise the bacteria levels.The beaches will remain closed until the water recedes and tests show acceptable test results.Meanwhile, workers have posted signs saying the beaches are clos

STANDARD SPEAKER - 2018-08-15 00:00:00

Police seek information on fatal 2012 fire in Shenandoah

Anyone with information is asked to call Schuylkill County Crime Stoppers, toll-free, at 877-TIPS4SC (877-847-7472). Callers can also relay their information directly to state police by calling 570-874-5300.


Port Carbon Hit by Latest Flash Flooding, Two Rescued from Mill Creek

“This is probably one of the biggest ones I have seen. We were out here this morning and we were up to our waist in water. It came over, you can see the water line up there,” Chaklos said.


In Case You Missed It: Filet Mignon Day at the Tamaqua Trading Post

NATIONAL FILET MIGNON DAYNational Filet Mignon Day is observed annually on August 13th. Usually, from a steer or heifer, a filet mignon is a steak cut of beef taken from the smaller end of the tenderloin of the beef carcass.

PAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-08-14 16:37:51

Police searching for woman who went missing during flooding

She is operating a 2008 Dodge Avenger, red or maroon in color, bearing PA registration EBT0413.


Flooding leaves some parts of Pa. underwater with more rain on the way

Police in Bloomsburg, Columbia County, issued an evacuation notice to residents Monday, but some residents were able to return as of Tuesday morning.