October 27, 2015 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

Parade will go on

SHAMOKIN — The show must go on.  And that includes parades.  Work on the railroad crossing on Independence Street will not be done in time for the city’s annual Halloween parade Wednesday evening, but an alternate route has been More...

MCASD to take out $5M loan

MOUNT CARMEL — Due to the four-month deadlock over the state budget, Mount Carmel Area School District has been forced to obtain a $5 million Tax and Revenue Anticipation Note (TRANS) to cover operating expenses through the end of January.  More...

Lucht home from hospital

SHAMOKIN — A city hearing aid center owner suffering from a highly contagious disease was released on unsecured, supervised bail Monday morning following his arraignment on felonies of deceptive business practices and theft by deception.   More...

Leaves making like a tree

Jeremiah Thomas of Thomas Lawn Care uses a leaf blower to clear a driveway on Woodcrest Drive in a suburb of Johnstown Monday. High temps will stay in the 50s and 60s this week, but rain is expected Wednesday. See page 10 for full weather report. More...

Police: Man charged $21k to mother’s accounts

MOUNTCARMEL — The son of an elderly Mount Carmel woman made more than $21,000 in fraudulent charges to credit cards opened in her name and withdrawals from her bank account, according to charges filed by borough police Thursday. More...

Rebuck Boy Scouts host JOTA

For the sixth year in a row, Rebuck Boy Scouts Troop 311 hosted Jamboree Over the Air at Himmel’s Church Grove, Rebuck. Northumberland Troop 325 was invited to attend the event held Oct. 16 to 18. More...

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