All Net this Weekend!
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If you've ever spent an afternoon listening to the thump, thump, thump of a basketball in your driveway until you were sure you would go mad you'll be interested in today's post. The Frackville Elks hoop shoot this Saturday at the gym of the Frackville Municipal & Community Center, Center and Oak Streets. The contest is for children ages 8 to 13, divided into two age groups. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the contest at 9 a.m. Winners in Saturday's contest can go on to regional, state and even national contests.
Youth Summit Progress
Published: October 24, 2014
Eight Schuylkill County students conducted a meeting Thursday at the Sweet Arrow Lake County Park Clubhouse with local municipal, county, school and community leaders. It was the first of three student-run meetings being held this month as part of the annual Schuylkill Youth Summit, which was held at Schuylkill County Courthouse in March.
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Youth Summit Project Presentations
The second annual Youth Summit was held March 20 in the county courthouse. The event serves as a forum to discuss with community leaders how they can make the county a better place to live, work and raise families. As part of the program, each school district came up with a service project for their communities.
“That was the whole purpose of the youth summit, to engage our youth in the issues that are out there and to help them come up with a solution,” Commissioner Gary J. Hess said Wednesday.
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4 schools in Youth Summit get project grants
Students at four schools received grant money for community projects associated with the annual Schuylkill County Youth Summit.
The second annual Youth Summit was held March 20 in the county courthouse. The event was spearheaded by county Commissioner Gary J. Hess, Schuylkill County's VISION and other community organizations, legislative offices and business associations to give students a forum to discuss how they can make the county a better place to live, work and raise families.
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Public had opportunity to meet artists at Block of Art
BY AMY MARCHIANO (STAFF
Published: April 28, 2014
The public had the opportunity to meet regional artists and their creations in downtown Pottsville for the eighth annual Block of Art, which began Friday and concluded Sunday.
People had the chance to meet artists at The Greystone restaurant, Centre Street and Laurel Boulevard, and to meet Randy McCurdy, a landscape artist, at the Schuylkill County Historical Society as well as browse the various locations that featured art and even singing children.
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