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Gillingham approves tentative budget The Gillingham Charter School board of trustees Thursday approved its tentative budget for the 2015-16 school year. Anticipated are $3,073,028 in revenues and $3,001,040 in expenditures, Rachel Bensinger, Gillinghams director of organizational development
Republican Herald | May 22, 2015 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
East Union Township residents unhappy with Route 339 condition SHEPPTON Those traveling a winding, twisting section of Route 339 in East Union Township are in for a wild, bumpy ride, and residents are not happy with the lack of maintenance on the road. In two or three years, we wont have a road, Terri Weikel said. Ro
Republican Herald | May 22, 2015 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Butler supervisors vote to back sewer authority refinancing FOUNTAIN SPRINGS The Butler Township supervisors approved an ordinance to have the township back the refinancing of a Butler Township Sewer Authority loan with a lower interest rate. The conditional approval at Tuesdays meeting was made after attorney Pet
Republican Herald | May 22, 2015 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New Philadelphia woman sent to state prison for running meth lab Margaret A. Ney operated a methamphetamine laboratory in May 2014 in Pottsville, and must spend time in state prison because of it, a Schuylkill County judge decided Thursday. Incarceration is appropriate here. You should have known better, Judge Charles
Republican Herald | May 22, 2015 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Schuylkilll Haven cancels granite tabletop SCHUYLKILL HAVEN The granite is off the table. Schuylkill Haven borough Manager Scott Graver said in an email Thursday that he was able to cancel the granite top for an expensive meeting room table that has outraged many residents. The borough councils Ma
Republican Herald | May 22, 2015 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Schuylkill County to honor veterans on Memorial Day Schuylkill County communities will host Memorial Day ceremonies to honor the men and women who lost their lives in military service to the United States. In Schoentown, the Joseph C. Cappella Memorial Home Association will add two names to its memorial se
Republican Herald | May 22, 2015 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
County prison applies for drug treatment program The Schuylkill County Prison may be selected for a pilot program to provide Vivitrol and medication-assisted treatment to offenders diagnosed with opioid dependence. Representatives from Clinical Outcomes Group Inc., Pottsville, asked the prison board Wed
Republican Herald | May 22, 2015 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pottsville city administrator introduces new assistant Over the years, the troubled economy led to some job consolidation at city hall, and the role of the assistant to the city administrator in Pottsville became more challenging, Mary Quirk, who held the post for 12 years, said Thursday. Quirk, 63, of Pottsv
Republican Herald | May 22, 2015 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fast Freddy's to offer beer delivery with food orders For some people, having food delivered may be unsatisfying without a beer to wash it down, but that wont be a problem for adults who order from Fast Freddys in Pottsville. We just got the real license in the store today, actually, Jenny Shappell, co-owner
Republican Herald | May 22, 2015 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Judges OK conviction for cruelty to animals A three-judge state Superior Court panel has upheld the conviction and sentence of a Rush Township woman whom police said kept 18 pets in filthy and inhumane conditions. In a 12-page opinion filed Thursday, the panel said prosecutors had presented enough
Republican Herald | May 22, 2015 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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