Susquehannah Steel Closes Kittatinny Plant

  • Susquehannah Steel Closes Kittatinny Plant

    J327 Midterm Story

    Members of Schuylkill County gathered on Monday morning for a press conference to answer the community’s important questions on the recent humanitarian crisis. Late Friday news of Susquehanna Steel and the closure of their Kittatinny plant spread across the county. Susquehanna Steel stated that they will be closing the branch on December 1st putting roughly 900 people out of work. This news will deeply affect the community of Kittatinny as they will be losing property tax of $1.6 million resulting in a budget cut of 21% needing to happen. In addition to this news, Mayor Petykiewiez Will face a charge of causing great bodily harm by intoxicated use of a…