Year in Review – July
In response to COVID-19, the federal government handed out billions in stimulus funds to schools across the country, including $ 6 billion in Pennsylvania, easing the tightening of the budget season. It helps schools prepare to return to a regular school year this fall.
After more than 70 years in the food industry, the Berger family of Pine Grove handed over the keys to Berger’s Market Inc, to Boyer’s Food Markets.
Schuylkill Women in Crisis will operate at the Schuylkill Hope Center for Victims of Domestic Violence.
Vince McDonald was hired as Orwigsburg Police Chief. McDonald’s was hired to replace Chef John Koury, who retired in March.
A vacant supermarket in downtown Pottsville will begin its transformation to become the University of Alvernia’s newest satellite campus.
The 2021-2022 spending plan that was approved by the legislature last week and signed by Gov. Tom Wolf on Wednesday increases education funding by $ 416 million, the largest increase in state history .
Bird lovers in parts of Pennsylvania, including Schuylkill County, are urged to remove feeders and close their bird baths to stop the spread of a mysterious disease that is killing songbirds.
Schuylkill Haven is another small step towards the erection of a memorial in the city in homage to the first settler in the region.
Schuylkill County organizations have received more than $ 980,000 in grants to fight the scourge.
The COVID-19 delta variant is now the dominant strain of the virus in the United States. It appears to be more infectious than the original virus and the earlier dominant strain, the alpha variant.
The Walk In Art Center celebrates National Girlfriend Day with Girlfriend Experience, a women-only beauty and wellness exhibit.
Emmanuel (Manny) Risso was honored as an Outstanding Arts Student of the Valley View Tri Valley Lions Club.
The Blue Mountain School Board voted to approve and submit a 2021-2022 health and safety plan that would not require students to wear masks.
At the Schuylkill Haven Borough Council meeting on July 21, Ellen Smith, who heads the Frontier Girls, told council she wanted to set up at least five other small libraries at all of the city’s playgrounds.
Brood X’s cicadas go off and leave the damage to the trees behind.