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Schuylkill Commissioners hire company to do same job for less money
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:59:34 -0800
Schuylkill County Commissioners on Wednesday hired Waste Management of Pennsylvania for $133,794 to collect trash from county buildings for three years $22,012 less than what it is paid now for the same job.
Records set at state indoor track
Sun, 02 Mar 2014 01:03:47 -0800
Bensalem's Kyle Francis and the Strath Haven girls' 4x800-meter relay set meet records at the Pennsylvania Track & Field Coaches Association indoor state championships Saturday at Penn State.
Businesses receive grants
Tue, 11 Feb 2014 10:29:17 -0800
Several local businesses received state grants through the Department of Environmental Protection.
Settlement reached for controversial police chief
Fri, 21 Feb 2014 16:30:40 -0800
A settlement has been reached between outspoken Schuylkill County Police Chief Mark Kessler and the Borough of Gilberton. "I'm very pleased we were able to sit down and amicably resolve this matter,"Gilberton Mayor Mary Lou Hannon said. Kessler was suspended this past summer after posting profanity laced YouTube tirades. The calls for his firing started shortly after. Termination hearings were ...
Nurse in assisted-suicide case asks for no appeal
Fri, 14 Feb 2014 13:11:13 -0800
Barbara Mancini pleaded Wednesday for Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane not to appeal a judge's decision to dismiss assisted-suicide charges against the Philadelphia nurse in the death of her father.
Snow blankets region
Thu, 13 Feb 2014 07:44:23 -0800
BOB FORD/TIMES NEWS A train travels on the tracks along the Lehigh River this morning.
PIAA BOYS BASKETBALL PAIRINGS
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 19:24:50 -0800
First-round matchups for the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association boys basketball tournament. First number is district and place, second is season record. District 2 games in bold.
FLASHBACK: In 1984, Catasauqua's Matt Gerhard becomes a four-time state wrestling champion
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 22:36:30 -0700
A weekly look back at sports in the Lehigh Valley, in anniversaries of multiples of five.
Dozens arrested, heroin seized in major Pa. drug bust
Wed, 19 Feb 2014 16:10:33 -0800
Dozens of people were arrested and more than 9,000 packets of drugs were seized in a major heroin sweep in Hazleton, Pa.
PIAA Boys Basketball Tournament
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 06:44:03 -0800
Matchups for the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association boys basketball tournament, beginning with Saturday's first round. First number is district and place, second is season record.