May 29, 2016 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

What does Memorial Day mean to you?

Ted Pietkewicz was among the readers who responded to our request for their thoughts and memories about Memorial Day. His submission follows. Read others in Monday’s edition. More...

Tale of two buildings

SHAMOKIN — The Anthracite Heritage Festival of the Arts has been a mainstay on Market Street for more than a decade, even as changes have taken place in the surrounding community.This year’s festival tied together the old and the new as several build More...

50 cruisers hit Mt. Carmel

MOUNT CARMEL — More than 50 vehicles jammed the first block of North Oak Street Saturday for a vehicle show that was a surprise hit.Mount Carmel Mayor Philip “Bing” Cimino said he was amazed at the turnout for the event, which he hopes to replicate i More...

Weather shift for fest deemed gift from Garth

SHAMOKIN — William “Garth” Hall shone down brightly on the 11th annual Anthracite Heritage Festival of the Arts.Sweltering temperatures nearing 90 degrees and bright sunshine were kept at bay by a gentle breeze that swept through the steady crowd mil More...

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