News & Events

News & Events

Chamber Honors Business Leader

Chamber Honors Businesses, Leaders, and Hero BY PETER E. BORTNER (STAFF WRITER PBORTNER@REPUBLICANHERALD.COM)Published: June 11, 2014 ORWIGSBURG – They make their livings here, and winners of the Schuylkill Chamber of Commerce’s annual awards said Wednesday they love making their lives here, too. “I do business in seven states, and there’s no place I’d rather be […]

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Seniors Take Life Day-by-Day, Avoid New Year Resolutions

By Stephen J. Pytak Published: January 1, 2015 Copyright ©2015 Pottsville Republican, Inc When she was a teenager, Janet “Jenny” Gilfillan, a native of Scotland, had a temper. “If something didn’t go right, I’d let it fly. I wasn’t a redhead for nothing,” Janet, 88, now of Providence Place in Pottsville, said Monday. And she […]

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John “Stanky’ Stankovic is Still Performing

Finally, 88-year-old Rosemary Ondeck could resist no longer. She stood up, linked hands with Providence Place staffer Mary Donna Chehovich and danced to the tunes she’s enjoyed for decades. “Are you tired? Chehovich asked a few minutes later. “No! Ondeck told her emphatically. Stanky smiled as he watched the infectious energy, this polka magic, take […]

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Deficiency-Free Inspection at Providence Place Senior Living Community

Hummelstown, PA: Vice President of Operations, Rick Barley, RN, BSN, announced today that the company’s Dover community achieved a deficiency-free inspection in December of 2015. I’m just so pleased with the team’s commitment to quality resident care. Their attention to detail is apparent. It’s not easy to achieve zero deficiencies on a full Department of […]

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Delectable Decoration

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The Drums location was featured on the local news station. The residents, along with the help of our culinary team, built a 4 foot tall gingerbread house that is entirely edible and made up of homemade gingerbread shingles. The residents have been building and decorating it for the past several weeks. The house is displayed […]

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