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UFOs debated in Schuylkill Haven
Sun, 01 Mar 2015 01:13:59 -0800

SCHUYLKILL HAVEN — A group of people interested in learning more about unidentified flying objects met Saturday. They were there to learn more about the Mutual UFO Network. The organization began in 1969 and MUFON’s goals, according to its website, are to “investigate UFO sightings and collect the data in the MUFON database for use by researchers worldwide, promote research on UFOs to discover ...

Schuylkill nursing home sold for $12.25 million
Wed, 04 Feb 2015 10:01:22 -0800

Schuylkill County Commissioners agreed today to sell Rest Haven to Nationwide Healthcare Services for $12.25 million.

Schuylkill County sells its nursing home
Thu, 05 Feb 2015 05:48:08 -0800

Rest Haven nursing home in Schuylkill Haven has been sold to Nationwide Health Care Services, Brick, New Jersey. The Schuylkill County commissioners announced Wednesday that they selected Nationwide’s $12.25 million proposal for the nursing home. Nationwi

Looking back at Rest Haven's history
Sat, 28 Feb 2015 01:14:07 -0800

SCHUYLKILL HAVEN — Rest Haven has been through many changes in its long history, but for the first time, it will no longer be owned by Schuylkill County. Earlier this month, the Schuylkill County commissioners agreed to sell the nursing facility to Nationwide Health Care Services, Brick, New Jersey, for $12.25 million. The sale is expected to be finalized in May. “We are all very excited about ...

Seven mathletes advance to states
Sun, 08 Feb 2015 01:09:15 -0800

SCHUYLKILL HAVEN — Seven mathletes from four area school districts are moving on to a state competition. The students are advancing after prevailing in the MATHCOUNTS competition Saturday at the Student Community Center auditorium at Penn State Schuylkill. The annual event is hosted by the Anthracite Chapter of the Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers and was open to sixth-, seventh ...

County sells Rest Haven to New Jersey company
Thu, 05 Feb 2015 01:05:51 -0800

Rest Haven nursing home in Schuylkill Haven has been sold to Nationwide Health Care Services, Brick, New Jersey. The Schuylkill County commissioners announced Wednesday that they selected Nationwide’s $12.25 million proposal for the nursing home. Nationwi

Bakers prepare fastnachts for Donut Day
Tue, 17 Feb 2015 01:08:59 -0800

SCHUYLKILL HAVEN — Can you have just one fastnacht? Local bakers were busy making the Pennsylvania Dutch-style doughnuts Monday in preparation for Donut Day, an annual celebration held the day before Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. “Last year, we made 22,000 fastnachts,” Jason Zimmerman, owner of Martin’s Farm Market, Wayne Township, said. This year, they plan to make 25,000, or 2,083 ...

Ag Day manager relocates event
Sun, 22 Feb 2015 01:10:28 -0800

SCHUYLKILL HAVEN — The Schuylkill Conservation District is gearing up for its sixth annual Schuylkill County Ag Day, which will be held at a new venue. Anticipating a bigger crowd than last year, Elizabeth Hinkel, district manager, said recently it will be held March 12 at the Health & Wellness Building at 200 University Drive, Penn State Schuylkill. “Last year, Ag Day was an extremely ...

Pediatricians recommend measles vaccines as disease surfaces in Pennsylvania
Tue, 10 Feb 2015 01:09:08 -0800

A local pediatrician said measles may appear in Schuylkill County. “We’re going to see it,” Dr. Carol Bilinski, a pediatrician with IMG (Integrated Medical Group) Blue Mountain Pediatrics, Schuylkill Haven, said Monday. She hopes it does not happen, but said it could “because that’s what we’re in the midst of, an outbreak (nationally),” she said. Vaccination is in the news due to a measles ...

PennDOT official: Deer Lake project to be done by fall, Mady’s by fall 2016
Thu, 12 Feb 2015 01:14:19 -0800

ORWIGSBURG — The state Department of Transportation will finish the Deer Lake Route 61 project this fall, and two others in Schuylkill County in 2016, a PennDOT executive said Wednesday. “It’s starting to look like something,” Michael W. Rebert told about 50 local business leaders at the Schuylkill Chamber of Commerce breakfast at Carmelo’s Roman Delight. “There are good things happening out ...