Coal Region Canary creates news infographics as a way of visualizing our local news in a brand new way.
Check out our coverage of big news stories in Schuylkill County with our news infographics gallery.
Unemployment Drops to Record Low
In April 2019, Schuylkill County’s unemployment dropped to a new low, just 4%. So, we whipped up this tidy infographic to show how long the unemployment lines were in Schuylkill County during the previous 4 Presidents prior to Donald Trump.
Information from the The Pennsylvania State Data Center shows Schuylkill County population declining steadily over the last 8 years (2010-2018). In that time, only two other counties saw a bigger drop in population across Pennsylvania. To see how Schuylkill County ranks in other key population metrics, check out our full report.
In this report on the current Schuylkill County Clerk of Courts, we learn there’s no job Maria Casey isn’t qualified to do.
And apparently, she’s out to get as many as she can.
Since leaving her plum position as First Assistant District Attorney to former DA Christine Holman, Casey deftly worked her way around Schuylkill County Courthouse.
Follow her money trail in this report.
In our first look at data from Future Ready PA, Coal Region Canary examines regular attendance.
What we found is shocking.
First, all but one high school in the area met or exceeded the Pennsylvania state average attendance rate. Some were pretty close, but others are shockingly low.
Find out what schools are falling behind in our inside look.