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Fire companies from throughout Schuylkill County are on scene of a massive structure fire in Shenandoah. The fire was discovered shortly after 4 a.m. in the intersection of the heart of the community. Three large structures have been destroyed. The American Red Cross supported the efforts of firefighters battling the large overnight blaze in Shenandoah, Schuylkill County. Red Cross volunteers manned warming stations and provided hot food and beverages to approximately 100 firefighters on the...
No one was injured when a tire came off a 2003 Dodge Dakota as the driver was southbound on Route 183 in Wayne Township at 2:50 p.m. Feb. 10. State police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks said Edward J. Yulick, 56, of Friedensburg, was driving the vehicle when the left front tire rod broke, causing the tire to come off the vehicle. It got wedged under the left front end of the Dakota. Police said the driver was able to pull the vehicle off onto the west berm.
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POTTSVILLE — With over 500 career wins in his three decades as a head coach, Marian’s Paul Brutto knows what a great team looks like. With league, district and state titles under his belt, Brutto also knows the kind of effort it takes to win a championship. Friday night in the Schuylkill League girls final at Martz Hall, Brutto got to witness both those things. Unbeaten Minersville supplied the greatness, defeating Brutto’s Fillies, 55-44, for its second league title in the...
Amber Carroll
Amber Carroll has been named to the dean’s list at Bucknell University for the first semester of the 2015-2016 academic year. To qualify for the dean’s list, students must maintain a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher. Amber is a 2012 Graduate of Tamaqua Area High School and is the daughter of John and Jeannine Carroll of Hometown. Her grandparents are Joseph and Katherine Carroll of Tamaqua and Frank and Catherine Miller of Kissimmee, Florida. Amber is majoring in biology, and is a member of...
LOS ANGELES — The investigative journalism drama “Spotlight” won the top prize at the Critics’ Choice Awards on Sunday, while awards favorites Brie Larson and Leonardo DiCaprio won the top acting prizes for “Room” and “The Revenant.” Both actors won Golden Globe Awards and are considered front-runners for the Academy Awards, too.