May 1, 2016 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

Geisinger MyCode genomic study hits 100,000 recruits

DANVILLE — Geisinger Health System (GHS) marked a major milestone last Monday — National DNA Day — by announcing that 100,000 recruits have signed up for the health system’s major biobank and DNA sequencing study known as the MyCode Community Health More...

Saint learned about Shamokin in Rome

SHAMOKIN — Although he never visited Shamokin, St. Maximilian Kolbe had a special connection to the coal region through his friendship with three local Franciscans he met in Rome, Italy, in the early 1900s. More...

MC borough police arrest alleged Suboxone dealer

MOUNT CARMEL — A Minersville man has been charged by borough police after he allegedly sold 15 Suboxone tablets to a police informant Friday evening. More...

30 help teen with annual cleanup, food collection

SHAMOKIN — “It’s special to see someone that young care about the community.”That comment by Pastor James Bowers, who operates a local mobile soup kitchen known as God’s Chuck Wagon, best summed up the feelings of the participants and beneficiaries o More...

Hereditary cancer support group

FORCE — Facing Our Risk of Cancer TogetherWhat: A support group for people with heredity cancer genesWhere: Penn State Hershey Medical Center and Geisinger Medical CenterNext meeting: 10 a.m. More...

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