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GILBERTON, Pa. - A building of Reading Anthracite caught fire shortly after 5 p.m., according to Schuylkill County Communications Center. The operation, known as Gilberton Coal Company, was battled with a tanker task force. The fire was deemed under control shortly after 7 p.m.. No injuries were ...

GILBERTON, Pa. -- A fire broke out at a building in Schuylkill County around 5:30 on Friday. Officials tell Newswatch 16 the fire was on a conveyor belt on a building owned by the Gilberton Coal Company. Crews worked for hours to knock down flames and heavy smoke from the structure. No word on what ...
As crews began to stretch lines to the building and establish a water supply, crews found low water pressure from the municipal system. A tanker task force was dispatched bringing Mahanoy City Good American, District 4 (Butler Township), District 26 (Ryan Township), District 30 (Ringtown Valley) and ...
13559223-mmmain.jpg. During a Gilbertson hearing on the termination of former Gilberton, Pa. Police Chief Mark Kessler, a bystander accidentally dropped a 45 handgun. The hearing was postponed. Mark Pynes | ( Mark Pynes |, file). Comment. By Barbara ...
GILBERTON -- The Schuylkill County borough of Gilberton with a population of 769 is officially without a police force. Borough Council Thursday night voted to abolish the department, but the action was more of a formality. Gilberton has not had a police officer since former Chief Mark Kessler was ...
Gilberton, Pennsylvania Police Chief Mark Kessler made international headlines last month when his personal, profanity laced YouTube videos went viral, in turn exposing the world to a lawman seemingly intent with defending his Second Amendment right by any means necessary. “Secretary of State John ...
Mark Kessler, “chief” of the one-man police force in Gilberton, Pa., seems determined to prove that. Mississippi goddam: The mayor of Gilberton, Pennsylvania is standing by her city's police chief despite a series of profanity-laced and threatening videos. In a video that has received wide attention, police ...
Gilberton, Pa., police chief's hearing halted when gun falls on floor. Gilberton police chief. Gilberton, Pa., police Chief Mark Kessler made profanity-laced Internet videos about liberals and the Second Amendment. A hearing tonight in which he was defending his job was stopped after a supporter's gun fell ...


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