February 18, 2016 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

New boss on the block

COAL TOWNSHIP — Thomas McGinley, an 18-year veteran of the Department of Corrections, was named recently by Corrections Secretary John Wetzel as the new superintendent of the State Correctional Institution at Coal Township. More...

Natalie plowing problem

ATLAS — A seasoned school bus driver was critical of a township street department employee who plowed large amounts of snow into the street corners of Natalie during last month’s major snowstorm.  More...

Bucknell students, staff to conduct various projects in Mount Carmel

MOUNT CARMEL — Two programs headquartered at Bucknell University are looking to make their mark on the borough.  Representative with the Mother Maria Kaupas Center for Volunteerism and Community Service and the Small Business Development & More...

MCDI hopes for help to deck the halls

MOUNT CARMEL — Leaders at Mount Carmel Downtown Inc. (MCDI) say the borough has just 12 usable Christmas decorations — a plight they’re hoping to change. More...

Ex-guard maintains innocence; plans appeal

MOUNT CARMEL — Kazimir Craig “KC” Grohowski, who maintains his innocence of drug-related charges filed against him in 2004 when he was a county prison guard, plans to appeal Friday’s ruling by the state Superior Court that affirms his 2 to-4-year sta More...

Barletta speaks about national concerns at farmer’s breakfast

NORTHUMBERLAND — With some of the briefings Rep. Lou Barletta (R-Pa. 11) sees come across his desk, he stays awake at night worrying about the havoc ISIS could inflict on the nation.  More...

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