Schuylkill County Fair will have a gate admission of $5. That includes: national entertainment on the M&T Stage, games, contests, exhibits, competitions, programs, demonstrations, hands on activities, and free parking.
Three Marian High School football players are facing assault-related charges stemming from alleged bullying incidents that took place late last year.
Since fire destroyed the Mount Carbon community firehouse and the borough council offices in October 2013, borough officials have been considering options to improve the areas where the blaze occurred.
Schuylkill County commissioners on Wednesday approved an ordinance establishing a Neighborhood Improvement District in the area that includes the Highridge Business Park, Highridge Business Park North, and the nearby Schuylkill Airport business park.
The USPS is currently working with the owner of the building to repair the site.
The Mega Millions lottery officials announced Wednesday morning that a winning ticket from Tuesday's Mega Millions drawing worth $152 million, was sold in Pennsylvania.
To observe the 25th anniversary of the signing of the federal Americans with Disabilities Act, Hawk Mountain Sanctuary will open the first section of its new Accessible Trail, on Sunday.
The Pennsylvania State Police have announced that troopers seized over $34 million in heroin, marijuana and other prohibited drugs in the second quarter of 2015.
The seizures included over 80 pounds of heroin and over 64 pounds of cocaine with a combined approximate street value of over $30 million.
In addition, state police seized over five pounds of methamphetamines valued at over $240,000 and over 797 pounds of marijuana with an estimated value over $2.3 million.
In 2014, state police reported over $107 million in prohibited drugs seized.