Category: SSPTV Highlights

McAdoo Man Arrested in City

Hazleton police arrested Montrell Taylor of McAdoo Sunday morning and
charged him with a number of violations following a burglary in the
500-block of West Third St. Montrell was arraigned by District Judge
Jamie Dixon who sent him to the county prison in lieu of 10 thousand
dollars cash bail pending a hearing before District …

Valmont Business Burglarized

State police are investigating a burglary in the Valmont Industrial Park
where a large amount of copper, along with a chainsaw, were stolen
between 10 a.m. Sunday and 2:30 Monday morning. Police said they were
sent to the Valmont Newmark Corporation just before 6 a.m. where they
found the plant was entered by unknown persons …

Rep. Toohil: Grants Available

For those families dealing with autism several state “mini-grants” are
now available. State Representative Tarah Toohil recently announced the
availability of the mini-grants to support children and adults with an
Autism Spectrum Disorder and families that include and individual with
an “ASD.” The Bureau of Autism Services within the Department of Public
Welfare are providing …

Top Spellers in NEPA

He spelled his way to the top in the Hazleton Area School District…and
now we need to send out another BIG Congratulations to Devin Reed, a 6th
grade student from Drums Elementary Middle School, for being crowned the
regional champion of this year’s “Scripps NEPA Regional Spelling Bee. ”
Reed earned the title of the …

SKIP: Keep it Pretty

Litter is a common problem in the area, no matter where you look you can
see bottles, papers, tires and bags of garbage. One Non profit
organization in Schuylkill County has a number one priority of keeping
their hometown and community clean. S-K-I-P or “Schuylkill Keep It
Pretty” has been around for 25 years and …

Pick-up Truck Rollover

The driver of a pick up had only minor injuries after flipping the
vehicle in West Hazleton…the truck actually landed right next to a
popular ice cream place. It all happened near the intersection of
Susquehanna Boulevard and 19th Street, right in the parking lot of
Valley Hi Drive-In. West Hazleton Police tell us 55 …

It’s Official:Hazleton’s Top Cop

Incoming Hazleton City Police Chief Frank DeAndrea is preparing to meet
with his soon to be police force this weekend to get the ball rolling
for his take over…City Council made it official Thursday night…
Members voted unanimously and agreed with Mayor Joe Yannuzzi who chose
DeAndrea for the top cop slot…
DeAndrea comes to …

Spring Forward!

You may lose an hour of sleep and an hour of your weekend…but you gain
a little more sunlight!
It’s happening this weekend as we will spring our clocks FORWARD one
hour and say hello to daylight savings time! And when you change the
time on your clocks, firefighters remind you to change the batteries …