News

Yuengling resurrects ice cream brand

Yuengling resurrects ice cream brand

Yuengling is once again lending its name to ice cream. Photo: Associated Press

POTTSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Consumers picking up a case of Yuengling lager might want to grab a carton of Yuengling chocolate chip while they’re out.

The name linked to America’s oldest brewery is once again lending itself to ice cream.

The Republican-Herald of Pottsville reports that David Yuengling is resurrecting Yuengling’s Ice Cream, an ice cream maker started by his great-grandfather in 1920 to help supplement the brewery’s revenue during Prohibition.

The new company is unaffiliated with the Pottsville-based brewery.

David Yuengling is a second cousin of brewery owner Dick Yuengling.

David Yuengling says the ice cream will be sold in grocery stores in Pennsylvania and other mid-Atlantic states starting in March.

Local Headlines

in Local

Disaster Emergency Extended

Branstad

The disaster emergency in association with the avian influenza, has been extended...

in Local

Court News

courtnews1240

An update of area court news.

in Local

Jackson Man Killed In Crash

fatalaccident1240

A two vehicle accident claims two lives.

in Local

Law Enforcement Report

lawenforcement1240

A report of area crimes and incidents; updated throughout the day.

in Local

Little Big Town Show On For Clay County Fair

Little Big Town DL

The Little Big Town show remains planned as scheduled for the 2015 Clay County Fair.