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Schuylkill County Government 2012 - 01/29/12 08:13 PM
Schuylkill County Government Schuylkill County Government401 N Second St., Pottsville PA 17901Main Number: (570) 622-5570 http://www.co.schuylkill.pa.us/ Adult Probation (570) 628-1288Agriculture Extension (570) 622-4225Area Agency on Aging (570) 622-3103 / (570) 874-4040Archives (Records Mgt.) (570) 628-1145Central Booking (570) 628-3010Children & Youth 570) 628-1050Clerk of Courts (570) 628-1133Coal Lands (570) 628-1231Commissioners 570) 628-1200Conservation District (570) 622-3742Controller (570) 628-1560Coroner (570) 628-1399Costs & Fines (570) 628-1142County Administrator (570) 628-1215Courthouse (570) 622-5570 / 874-4058 / 668-5944District Attorney (570) 628-1350Domestic Relations (570) 628-1588Drug & Alcohol (570) 621-2890Economic Development (570) 628-1167Election Bureau (570) 628-1467Emergency Management (570) 622-3739Highway Safety (570) 628-2414Human Resources (570) 628-1216Human Services (570) 628-1191Jury Duty (570) (0 comments)
Schuylkill County Boros & Municipalities - 01/29/12 07:23 PM
Cities Map of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania with Municipal Labels showing Cities and Boroughs (red), Townships (white), and Census-designated places (blue). Townships & Municipality Contacts (All are area code 570 unless indicated) Ashland Borough 875-2411 / email@example.com
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This is the coal region and properties here are cheaper than in many parts of the country. Our average sale is under $100,000 in fact. The list of properties for sale under $20,000 may surprise you. Of course most need work and are in fix-up shape. But investors and other brave souls should pay attention to these properties. We sell many (1 comments)
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Schuylkill County Events, February 1-7, 2012 - 01/29/12 11:27 AM
February 1-29 Schuylkill Haven Jaycees Pull Tab Lotto Tickets The Haven Jaycees are selling Pull Tab tickets; the winning number is the Evening number on Feb 29th. Whoever has the evening number wins $50, one number above or below also wins $25 each. Tickets are $2 each with 10 different numbers on each one. Find us on Facebook - Key word "Haven Jaycees", email us firstname.lastname@example.org or call and leave a message at 570-617-0014 February 1 Leesport Farmers Market 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Leesport Farmers Market, 312 Gernants Church Road. 8 miles north of Reading & 7 miles south of Hamburg. 1 block east off Rt. (1 comments)
Schuylkill Chamber of Commerce http://schuylkillchamber.com/ The Schuylkill Chamber of Commerce has been serving Schuylkill County and its members since 1918. The chamber is dedicated to serving its members and affiliates with value-added program and services, and improving the quality of life and economic vitality of our county. Whether you are relocating, visiting or looking for a business referral, the Schuylkill Chamber of Commerce is your one-stop-resource.
Schuylkill County www.co.schuylkill.pa.us This is the county government webpage, which links to its departments, the Parcel Locator (to search properties in (2 comments)
Join Grover, his new bride Sweet Arrow Sue and all his friends at the Sweet Arrow Lake County Park Clubhouse on Clubhouse Rd. for the Annual Groundhog Day Celebration at the lake and be part of the fun! After the prediction at 9:00 am, members of Pine Grove Grundsau Lodge # 5 will entertain you with Pa Dutch stories and songs. Enjoy music by the Groundhog Band, Chinese "Groundhog" Auction, and watch a Pa Dutch video presentation. The festivities are free and open to the public. A Breakfast (1 comments)
Sholl's Family Restaurant in Pine Grove, Jan/Feb/March 2012 - 01/26/12 08:27 AM
Jan 28th Oldies with Tom Whitcom. plays accoustic guitar, sings, knows over 300 songs, FREE Feb. 11th Valentine Party with THE SENSATIONS! All your favorite songs from the 50's and 60's. Put your dancing shoes on for this one! Tickets available now, buy in advance and save $5.00!! 570-345-8715 or mail check to Sholl's, 83 Pleasant Valley Road, Pine Grove, PA 17963 Feb. 28th Dave Evans and Diaspora. Fantastic band, Easy listening, songs w/ meaning, dancing available too. 6-8 pm. FREE March 3: Tom Whitcom returns. FREE March 17 John Garloff w/ country music and karaoke!!! FREE (2 comments)
17th Annual SWiC Spring Challenge, Mountain Valley Golf Course - 01/25/12 03:25 PM
Get Ready for Tee Time – Save the Date! The 17th Annual SWiC Spring Challenge tees off at 1 p.m. at Mountain Valley Golf Course, Barnesville, on Friday, April 27, 2012. You can support services for victims of domestic violence while enjoying the fresh air and beauty of the mountains and greens. Golfers also enjoy lunch at noon and dinner at 6:00. Registration is required, and sponsorships are available. Recognition for sponsors and contributors will be included on printed materials. More details will be available in the near future. For more information about the golf tournament, call SWiC at 570.622.3991 or visit the websitewww.s-wic.org/golf. (1 comments)
Home Staging, how a front door can sell your house. - 01/25/12 11:29 AM
First impressions are crucial to having your home make a great impression with any buyers coming through your home. Read on about how your FRONT DOOR is important in staging your house to sell. Via Chris Twing (Twing Staging & Redesign): Everyone knows first impressions mean a lot. When it comes to selling your home the first thing potential buyers see is the front of your house. For some this begins at the curb and for others it's the front door. For this reason it is incredibly important to remember these areas when getting your house ready to sell. In fact having a (2 comments)
Locust Lake State ParkLocated in Ryan Township, Accessible from I-81, Exit 131 and Routes 54, 61, and 209.(570) 467-2772 Park features Camping, Hiking, Swimming, Fishing, Boating, Playground and Interpretive Programs. Swatara State ParkLocated in Pine Grove Township and Lebanon County near Exit 100 off of Interstate 81.(717) 865-6470The 3,515-acre Swatara State Park consists of rolling fields and woodlands situated along Interstate 81 between Second and Blue mountains. One of the main focal points is the eight miles of Swatara Creek that winds through the park. Swatara State Park was acquired with capital development funds appropriated by the Pennsylvania (1 comments)
Kohl's Comes to Schuylkill County, Pottsville, PA - 01/20/12 08:35 PM
FAIRLANE VILLAGE MALL PREPARES FOR GRAND OPENING OF NEW KOHL'S DEPARTMENT STORE Construction and outfitting of the new Kohl's department store at Fairlane Village Mall is moving right along, according to Heather Stine, the mall's Director of Marketing, who has been told that the store will have a "soft" opening on March 4, with the grand opening scheduled for March 7. "As you can imagine, all of us at the mall - including our other tenants - are very excited at having this wonderful retailer join us, and we are preparing to welcome Kohl's in grand style." Fairlane Village Mall advertising (3 comments)
In honor of American Heart Month and to make women more aware of the #1 killer of American Women, Schuylkill Health Auxiliary will hold a "Little Red Dress Event" on Sunday, February 12, 2012 (Snow Date - Sunday, February 19) at the Pottsville Club, Pottsville, Pennsylvania, from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
This memorable "Ladies Fun Day Out" will educate and empower women to take control of their heart health! Schuylkill Health Auxiliary is committed to celebrating the energy, passion, and power of women. The Little Red Dress (5 comments)
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary: WILD ABOUT WINTER Saturday, January 21 from 11 am-3 pmLive raptor programs, complimentary cocoa and bird-friendly coffee, children's activities, and chance to get outside. Trail fee applies. Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, 1700 Hawk Mtn Rd, Kempton610-756-6961 or www.hawkmountain.org Get 'Wild About Winter' on January 21 at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary Kempton, PA-Get a dose of fresh air on Saturday, January 21, when Hawk Mountain Sanctuary hosts Wild About Winter, a full-day, family-oriented winter event from 11 am to 3 pm at the Hawk Mountain Visitor Center. If the weather is blustery, there's no need to fear; the majority of activities will be (2 comments)
Inspections and Short Sales - 01/19/12 10:57 PM
We have done more and more short sale transactions this year, and several times inspections have come into play. If you represent the SELLER you want inspections done early. Why? - If inspections reveal items buyer wants addressed you can add them to your HUD1 to the package - Or buyer can just plain walk before you get too far into the process However, buyers agents don't want to do these inpspections until you have short sale approval because - If the short sale is denied their buyer is not out money
Now we have a catch 22. If your (8 comments)
Fishing in Schuylkill County PA - 01/15/12 05:59 PM
The Little Schuylkill RiverPennsylvania Scenic River System and river Trail System. Access: Route 443 and Route 895. 17 miles of canoe-able river. Two mile section of special regulations (fly fishing & artificial) open to year-round fishing. Passes through to state game lands. Rivers Outdoor Adventures LLC22 Hughes Street New Ringgold, PA 17960 (570) 943-3151 Formerly The Wilderness Trekker, Rivers operates a Pennsylvania fly fishing shop and a professional, full time guide services in PA. A staff of experienced, professional, and fully licensed Pennsylvania fly fishing guides and avid fishermen make our team your best fly fishing resource in the area. Schuylkill County Trout Unlimited PO (4 comments)
Camping in Schuylkill County - 01/15/12 05:58 PM
Camp-A-While1921 East Main St., Hegins PA 17938 (570) 682-8696 Located off Exit 112 from Interstate 81. Country Store, Swimming Pool, Game Room, Hiking, Playground, Lounge, Laundry, Showers, Propane, Wi-Fi, RV Parts, and Entertainment. Christmas Pines Campground450 Red Church Road, Auburn PA 17922 (570) 366-8866 or 622-7680 Located off Exit 29 from Interstate 78, then North Route 61, and West on Route 895. Arcade/Game Room, Fishing, Planned Recreation, Recreation Hall, Swimming Pool, Country Store, 50 amp Electric, Playground, Propane, and Weekend Entertainment. Echo Valley Campground52 Camp Road, Tremont, PA 17981 (570) 695-3659 Located in beautiful southeastern Pennsylvania, near Tremont, Echo Valley Campground is open all year round offering (2 comments)
Schuylkill County Golf Courses - 01/15/12 05:56 PM
Public Golf Courses Hidden Valley Golf Course1753 Panther Valley Rd., Pine Grove, PA 17963 (800) 428-4631 18-hold Public Golf Course featuring manicured trees, fairways and greens. Pro Shop, Snack Bar and Bar. Mountain Valley Golf Course1021 Brockton Mountain Drive, Barnesville, PA 18214 (570) 467-2242 Burma Road, Exit 131A off Interstate 81. Located near Locust Lake State Park. Snack Bar available. White Birch Golf Course660 Tuscarora Park Road, Barnesville, PA 18214(570) 467-2525 Located off Exit 131A, I-81. Restaurant Open Year Round for Breakfast and Lunch. Snack Bar available. Private Golf Courses Schuylkill Country Club877 West Market Street, Orwigsburg, PA 17961 (570) 366-0622 Located along Route 443 just west of (0 comments)
Schuylkill County Wineries - 01/15/12 05:54 PM
Benigna Creek Vineyard and Winery 1585 Ridge Road, Klingerstown, PA 17941 (570) 425-3090Located in the scenic Mahantongo Valley between Pitman and Klingerstown. Open Wednesday thru Saturday 11 a.m.- 5p.m., Sunday 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Berks County Wine TrailExplore the beautiful rolling countryside of Berks County and find yourself among acres and acres of vineyards in one of Pennsylvania's award-winning wine regions. Galen Glen Vineyard and Winery255 Winter Mountain Dr., Andreas, PA 18211 (570) 386-3682 Schuylkill's first winery. Spectacular view of the scenic Blue Mountain. Open Friday 12-5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sunday 12-5 p.m.! Lehigh Valley Wine TrailWelcome to the Lehigh (2 comments)
Schuylkill Haven Jaycees SPCA Drive - 01/15/12 05:51 PM
The Schuylkill Haven Jaycees are doing a food and supply drive for the Hillside SPCA. We are asking that any items be placed on the porch's of houses in Schuylkill Haven before 9 am on Feb 11th. If you have any questions the Jaycees can be reached email@example.com or on facebook key word "Haven Jaycees" (2 comments)
Sweet Arrow Lake Fire & Ice Winter Fest 2012 - 01/15/12 05:48 PM
January 22, 2012 Fire and Ice Winter Fest at the Sweet Arrow Lake County Park Clubhouse. Chili, homemade ice-cream and icing on the cake decorating competition. Hot chocolate booth Enjoy roasting hotdogs around a campfire in the chilly air. Homemade ice-cream making demo and tasting. www.sweetarrowlakepark.com (0 comments)
Fairlane Village Mall Education Express 2012 - 01/15/12 05:46 PM
January 21, 201210:00 am Fairlane Village Mall's fourth annual Education Express 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This family-friendly event features area schools, libraries and early childhood education providers who will provide activities to help children get ready for a lifetime of learning. Each exhibitor will have a developmentally appropriate craft or activity for children to enjoy; families will find valuable information about early childhood education initiatives throughout the state as well as kindergarten registration information for area schools. Children are encouraged to fill out their vendor passports after visiting each exhibitor station to earn a coupon for a free pretzel courtesy (0 comments)
Schuylkill County Ag Center "The Woods in Your Backyard" - 01/15/12 05:45 PM
January 21, 20129:00 am "The Woods in your Backyard" All Day Workshop 9am to 3:30pm, Schuylkill County Ag Center 1202 Ag Center Dr, Pottsville. Learn to create or enhance the natural areas around your home. Information will be provided on: creating recreational areas, developing your native landscaping, forest ecology, managing your forest whatever its size, improving wildlife habitat and creating your personal plan. Using a workbook you will create a plan for your own property. Fee: $15/ household. For more information or reservation form 570-622-4225 x13 (0 comments)
The Restaurant at the Station, Tamaqua PA - 01/15/12 05:43 PM
January 19, 20126:00 pm Martini's & Manicures 6 p.m., The Restaurant at the Station, 18 North Railroad St., Tamaqua. Ladies, get ready for the weekend, or gather your girlfriends together for a night of fun and pampering! Just $10 each to treat yourself to both a yummy martini of your choice* and a mini-manicure by Lola! RESERVATIONS are REQUESTED for this Event because it always sells out! Call to reserve your spot with a credit card. Your $10 Gift Card will be available when you arrive. Use it to enjoy your martinis and a manicure! You can order with a group (0 comments)
Schuylkill County - Rest haven, Schuylkill Haven PA - 01/15/12 05:42 PM
January 19, 20121:00 pm Schuylkill County Home Rest Haven welcomes Encore Rehabilitation Services 1pm -4pm Schuylkill County Home Rest Haven, 401 University Drive, Schuylkill Haven. Come and join the Rest Haven Crew for some light refreshments and tour the nursing home facility and rehab department while you are here. 570-385-0331 (0 comments)
American Red Cross Blood Drive - Schuylkill County - 01/07/12 07:37 PM
January 11, 2011 Fairlane Village Mall, Pottsville Area residents are encouraged to give the gift of life by donating blood during the American Red Cross Blood Drive from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Presenting donors at the drive will receive a Chef Cat Cora soup mug and recipe card, as well as a chance to enter to win a $111 Visa gift card. To make an appointment to donate blood, call 1-800-RED CROSS or register at www.redcrossblood.org. American Red Cross Blood Drive - Schuylkill County
It's not just termites! - 01/07/12 06:53 PM
Here in Schuylkill County when we have a termite inspection, we call it a WDI (wood destroying insect) inspection. There are so many more things the termite inpsector looks for, not just termites!
Via Joy Daniels (Joy Daniels Real Estate Group, Ltd.):
Did you know that there are six ttypes of wood destroying insects home inspectors must report?! It's not just termites!
Termites are the most well-known insects that cause wood damage. These small delicate insects construct colonies within wood structures. Termites eat wood fiber, and damage usually occurs from the inside out. Termites generally damage softwoods (1 comments)
Schuylkill HUD Homes: January 7, 2012 Update - 01/07/12 05:04 PM
Schuylkill HUD Homes: January 7, 2012 Update Well only 4 days ago I updated you on the two available HUD homes in Schuylkill County. Ignore that post. One of those homes is now under contract but the good news is we have another new ones on the market now. So we have one HUD Home in Schulkill Haven, and still have the one in Minersville, PA. Contact our office if you wish to make an offer on any HUD home in Schuylkill or surrounding counties. (0 comments)
The Top 10 Things to do to Prepare for an Appraisal - 01/03/12 08:25 PM
If you are a home owner and your home is about to be appraised, for whatever reason (sale, divorce, estate) you should read this post. Schuylkill County home sellers need to be prepared in how they can get ready for the appraiser to come through.
Via Michael S. Bolton-MN Appraiser (Michael S. Bolton,Inc.): How To Prepare for a Home Appraisal You’ve just signed all of the paperwork for your refinance, handed the loan officer the check for the appraisal, and now you’re wondering what is going to happen next. Good news-the appraisal inspection is painless, and usually takes anywhere from 30-60 minutes (4 comments)
DIAKON LIVING & LEARNING AFTER 50 January / February 2012 Classes - 01/03/12 02:52 PM
DIAKON LIVING & LEARNING AFTER 50 COUNTRY LINE DANCE “Drop-in” rate $5 Location: Hillcrest Hall, Minersville Mondays, 6:30 – 9:30 pm – no class December 26, January 16, February 6 & 13 Beginner Lesson 6:30 – 7:30 pm -- Dancing 7:30 – 9:30 pm SEATED YOGA $36/six sessions “Drop-in” rate $7, please call ahead, Drop-in rate is available only if space allows. Location: Schuylkill Arts Center - 1440 Mahantongo St., Pottsville. Mondays, 6 - 7 pm Winter Session: January 9, 16, 23, 30, February 6, 13 Register by January 2. ZUMBA (50+ STYLE) $32/eight (0 comments)
Rabies Clinic at the Schuylkill Mall: 1/8/12 - 01/02/12 06:22 PM
January 8, 201212:00 pm Rabies Clinic 12 to 5 p.m. in the mall small community room, Schuylkill Mall, 830 Schuylkill Mall, Frackville. By PA law, dogs and cats must be vaccinated for rabies by 3 months of age and vaccination must be kept up to date. Rabies (3 year shot) - $18 (bring proof of previous vaccination for 3 year shot). Rabies (1 year shot)- $15. Parvo- Distemper (DHLPP) - $18 Lymes- $22. Heartworm Check- $27. Cat (FVRCP) - $18 NAILS CLIPPED, EARS CLEANED AND TEETH BRUSHED $5.00 EACH. www.shopschuylkillmall.com
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