Four Schuylkill County taverns have been cited by the Allentown enforcement office of the state liquor control board.

The Hangloose, of 300 E. Broad St., Tamaqua, was cited for sold/or served more than one drink while charging for only one and offered or gave things of value to induce someone to buy alcohol.

The alleged incidents occurred on May 29-30.

Main Street Bar & Grill, 316-318 S. Main St., Shenandoah, was cited for furnishing alcohol to a 19-year-old.

The date of the violation was not listed.

M&M Bar & Grill, 501-503 N. Centre St., Pottsville, was cited for possessed gambling devices or permitted gambling on the premises on July 18.

It was lso cited for furnishing alcohol to a visibly intoxicated patron on Feb. 4; and also that the operator, Mary Ann Cicanti, was herself intoxicated on the premises on Feb. 4.

The Encounters Tavern, 106 Market St., Port Carbon, was cited for allowing smoking in the bar on May 12 and 25.

It was also cited for failing to post required antismoking signs on the same dates and failing to notify the liquor board that the license had expired on July 13.

These charges will be brought before an administrative law judge who has the authority to impose penalties ranging from $50 to $1,000 for minor offenses and up to $5,000 for more serious offenses.

In addition, the judge can also impose a license suspension or revocation based on the severity of the charge brought.