October 16, 2015 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

Little Black Dress for all

SHAMOKIN — The Lower Anthracite Region United Way (LARUW) is getting its annual campaign rolling by asking community members and its member agencies to join the Little Black Dress Campaign next week.  More...

$8M sewer bill looms

MOUNT CARMEL — The estimated cost to overhaul the sewers used by the Mount Carmel Municipal Authority is $8 million, twice original expectations.  John Buccanelli, borough engineer, announced at the borough council meeting Thursday that in More...

Mobile soup kitchen is in need of help

COAL TOWNSHIP — God’s Chuckwagon Mobile Soup Kitchen is running on fumes.  The couple that heads up the free service are reaching out to the public to make donations for upkeep on their school bus and for gas, non-perishable items an More...

Academics, discipline link to be studied

MOUNT CARMEL — Mount Carmel Area School Board established a leadership structure at the secondary school level Thursday night and named several teachers to its data team.  Andrew Yaracz and Corey Lombardo will serve as senior high data spe More...

PROJECT ON TRACK

Work has begun in earnest on the replacement of the railroad crossing in front of the Original Italian Pizza Restaurant in downtown Shamokin. ABOVE: The old crossing has been torn out, leaving a wide swath of Independence Street unpaved. More...

Hallo-Fun weekends continue at Knoebels

ELYSBURG — Knoebels Amusement Resort is making final preparations for its 2015 Hallo-Fun event. The event will run today through Sunday, Oct. 23 to 25, 30 to 31 and Nov. More...

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