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Police agencies band together to target aggressive driving
Sat, 21 Mar 2015 01:15:19 -0700

SCHUYLKILL HAVEN — Schuylkill Haven police will be joining Pennsylvania State Police and over 300 municipal agencies in conducting the second targeted aggressive driving enforcement wave beginning Monday and continuing through May 3. Schuylkill Haven police will be targeting Route 61 and other roadways in the borough, Sgt. Glenn Firing said. In addition to Schuylkill Haven, enforcement ...

Schuylkill Haven wins 23rd academic competition
Tue, 10 Mar 2015 01:15:17 -0700

Schuylkill Haven Area High School added another honor Monday to its record, as its team won the 23rd annual Schuylkill County Academic Competition at the Schuylkill County Courthouse. “We’ve been trying to do this for three years. We’ve always come up third,” said Michael Arrington, one of the team members who bested squads from 10 other county schools to capture the title. They defeated ...

Rest Haven nursing home employees recall its history
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 10:27:13 -0700

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. The county commissioners last month agreed to sell the nursing facility to Nationwide Health Care Ser

Youth in action
Sun, 15 Mar 2015 01:05:34 -0700

SCHUYLKILL HAVEN — The puzzle pieces are coming together. That is how Schuylkill County Commissioner Gary J. Hess described the progress of the countywide drivers’ education program that students are working to establish as part of the annual Youth Summit

Power to Save: Conservation for the Farming Community
Thu, 12 Mar 2015 20:25:35 -0700

SCHUYLKILL HAVEN — It won’t be long before farmers start taking to their fields for the planting season. In Schuylkill County, farmers learned the power to save at Ag Day at Penn State Schuylkill Haven. It was an opportunity for many in the farming community to learn new ways to save money and energy in […]

Turnout a disappointmentat annual Schuylkill Ag Day
Fri, 20 Mar 2015 01:07:46 -0700

POTTSVILLE — When “about 100” farmers came out to the fifth annual Schuylkill County Ag Day educational program in 2014, the Schuylkill Conservation District’s board of directors was hoping for a bigger turnout for the sixth. Anticipating a crowd, the con

Students push for countywide drivers' education at third annual Youth Summit
Sat, 14 Mar 2015 01:14:03 -0700

SCHUYLKILL HAVEN — The puzzle pieces are coming together. That is how Schuylkill County Commissioner Gary J. Hess described the progress of the countywide drivers’ education program that students are working to establish as part of the annual Youth Summit. “The most important part of the puzzle is you,” Hess told the students. “You made the summit a success.” The third annual Schuylkill Youth ...

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 ...

Schuylkill County Ag Day manager relocates event
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 17:37:14 -0700

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 b

Neighbors in the News
Sun, 22 Mar 2015 01:15:34 -0700

Affiliation noted Dr. Jason Phillips , fellowship trained shoulder and hip surgeon, has become affiliated with Arthritis and Joint Replacement Center of Reading, Wyomissing, Berks County. A Pottsville native, Phillips also practices at Phillips Brayford Orthopaedics in Schuylkill County. In his affiliation with Arthritis and Joint Replacement Center of Reading, he joins Dr. Kevin Terefenko in ...