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A Minersville woman will not have to spend more time in prison after admitting Wednesday in Schuylkill County Court that prosecutors could prove she endangered... [Read More]
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A Mahanoy City man will spend more time behind state prison bars after a Schuylkill County judge sentenced him on Wednesday for drug crimes committed... [Read More]
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A Port Carbon man is headed to state prison for at least three decades after admitting Thursday to a Schuylkill County judge that he raped... [Read More]
Before the end of this month, Schuylkill County prison inmates will have a new source of inspiration, as the county Prison Board on Wednesday voted... [Read More]
Already serving time behind state prison bars, a Pine Grove man could end up in a federal penitentiary for much longer after prosecutors on Thursday... [Read More]
People buying, selling and financing property in Schuylkill County soon will be paying more to record deeds and mortgages, as the commissioners Wednesday approved a... [Read More]
Before the end of this month, Schuylkill County prison inmates will have a new source of inspiration, as the county Prison Board on Wednesday voted... [Read More]
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After this summer's flooding, particularly in the Pine Grove area, Schuylkill County officials said Wednesday that they are working on a project to control the... [Read More]
People buying, selling and financing property in Schuylkill County soon will be paying more to record deeds and mortgages, as the commissioners on Wednesday approved... [Read More]
A Lehigh Valley general contractor will sit in state prison, possibly for more than five years, after admitting recently to a Schuylkill County judge that... [Read More]
Already serving a sentence behind state prison bars, a Frackville man admitted recently to a Schuylkill County judge that he profited from drug activity while... [Read More]
Some Porter Twp. residents soon will have improved water service after Schuylkill County commissioners Thursday awarded the contract to complete the waterline project in Joliett.... [Read More]
In recent Schuylkill County Court action, President Judge William E. Baldwin accepted guilty pleas from, and, pursuant to agreements between prosecutors and defendants, imposed the... [Read More]
A Pottsville man will spend time on probation after a Schuylkill County judge ruled on Wednesday that he violated a protection from abuse order. Thomas... [Read More]
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Already facing court action for allegedly robbing a grocery store in North Manheim Township, a Cressona man waived his right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday... [Read More]
Schuylkill County will be getting a new urgent care medical center, as the commissioners voted Thursday to implement a tax break for the property at... [Read More]
Some Porter Township residents soon will have improved water service after the Schuylkill County commissioners Thursday awarded the contract to complete the waterline project in... [Read More]
A Shenandoah woman is headed to state prison after a Schuylkill County judge sentenced her on Monday in three cases. Starr A. Kline, 23, must... [Read More]
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Twenty-two people received a second chance from the judicial system Thursday in Schuylkill County Court, as they entered a special probationary program that will allow... [Read More]
Schuylkill County will be getting a new urgent care medical center, as the commissioners voted Thursday to implement a tax break for the property at... [Read More]
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