Stephenie A. Lepera, Minersville, was granted a divorce from John A. Lepera, Pottsville. They were married Sept. 17, 2005.
Last day to register to be eligible to vote in the General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 6, is Tuesday, Oct. 9; last day to apply for civilian absentee ballot is Tuesday, Oct. 30, and to date the election board has received requests for 943 applications; the last day to return voted civilian absentee ballots is Friday, Nov. 2 at 5 p.m., in the election bureau.
Pottsville Area School District was able to increase the assessment valuation in the boundaries of its district by $836,745 by having the market values increased by the Schuylkill County Assessments Appeals Board on 51 properties which the school district appealed as being below the market value.
The biggest increase came on the property owned by 3221 Route 22 Branchburg LLC, a Delaware limited liability corporation, with an office at 1425 Mountain Drive, North Bethlehem, who owns a property on the north side of of Route 209 at the end of West Market Street in Pottsville. The assessment appeals board increased the market value from $333,000 to $1,770,566 and the market value from $151,500 to $885,285, an increase in assessment of $733,785.
Chad Michael Evans, 35. Landingville, had his parole revoked by Judge Charles M. Miller and was remanded to the county prison to serve the balance of his sentence