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Pottsville Area promotes assistant transportation manager to full-time Pottsville Area school board unanimously voted Wednesday to promote Kimberly Blum, Pottsville, the part-time assistant transportation manager it hired in September 2014, to full-time. She started with us 13 years ago as a bus driver, Kerry Ansbach, the di
Republican Herald | Jan 22, 2015 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Correction, Jan. 22, 2015 Incorrect year The U.S. Energy Information Administrations proposed Clean Power Plan calls for the state to reduce carbon emissions from coal power plants 32 percent by 2030. The year was incorrect in Wednesdays edition.
Republican Herald | Jan 22, 2015 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
North Schuylkill approves Cardinal Brennan campus purchase FOUNTAIN SPRINGS The North Schuylkill school board approved the purchase of the former Cardinal Brennan Junior-Senior High School campus during Wednesdays meeting. Seven district residents attended the meeting in the school cafeteria as the board voted 8-
Republican Herald | Jan 22, 2015 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Schuylkill Haven readies for ice skating party SCHUYLKILL HAVEN An ice skating party is scheduled for 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Stoyers Dam. Friday was the first day ice skating was permitted, borough manager Scott Graver said Wednesday. Borough workers drill a hole in the ice near the center of the lake
Republican Herald | Jan 22, 2015 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Rest Haven concerns brought to county commissioners A Schuylkill Haven man with a father at Rest Haven brought his concerns about the sale of the nursing home to the Schuylkill County commissioners at a work session Wednesday. John Kotch Jr. said his father has received remarkable care at Rest Haven for th
Republican Herald | Jan 22, 2015 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Family Dollar opens today in Mahanoy City MAHANOY CITY A Family Dollar store will open today in downtown Mahanoy City as the seventh store in Schuylkill County operated by the national retail chain. The opening comes six months after the Family Dollars return to Shenandoah, which opened a store i
Republican Herald | Jan 22, 2015 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
10 Junior Idol quarter finalists announced FRACKVILLE The Schuylkill Mall announced on Wednesday the quarter finalists in the seventh annual Schuylkill County Junior Idol, which kicked off Tuesday at the mall. Of the 32 contestants, the following 10 will move on to the quarter final on Jan. 27: Br
Republican Herald | Jan 22, 2015 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
County prison to install additional cameras The Schuylkill County Prison board is looking to install additional cameras at the prison and hire a third-shift nurse. A surveillance camera system was installed at the prison in 2011 following recommendations from an independent consultant. Prison board
Republican Herald | Jan 22, 2015 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mahanoy City man charged with assault on police officers MAHANOY CITY A borough man was jailed Wednesday charged with assaulting two Mahanoy City police officers over the weekend and asking them to kill him. Stephen J. Wilner, 32, of 730 E. Centre St., was charged with four felony counts of aggravated assault,
Republican Herald | Jan 22, 2015 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Conservation district discusses grants The state recently gave the Schuylkill Conservation District two grants to improve streams, stream banks and farm pastures. These state Growing Greener II grants are part of the Department of Environmental Protections $23.2 million investment to improve w
Republican Herald | Jan 22, 2015 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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