March 26, 2016 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

Police: Heroin seller nabbed after foot chase, confrontation

MOUNT CARMEL — A borough man who fled from police Thursday afternoon after allegedly selling six bags of heroin to an informant faces a slew of charges, including felony drug offenses, after being captured later that day.  More...

Bullet grazes teen's temple

COAL TOWNSHIP — A 17-year-old boy narrowly escaped death when a bullet fragment ricocheted off a steel target and grazed his temple. Cpl. Terry Ketchem said the boy had been target shooting in the Big Mountain area at around 5:45 p.m. More...

Assistant super would train to be Zack's heir

COAL TOWNSHIP — Shamokin Area School District will tap an “heir apparent” for soon-to-retire Superintendent Jim Zack by creating an “assistant to the superintendent” role.  More...

Police say woman shot roosters

ASHLAND — Borough police have charged Jenna Marie Caso, 21, of 2234 Walnut St., with allegedly shooting and killing two roosters earlier this month. Caso is accused of shooting the birds at the rear of her home at 6:20 a.m. March 8. More...

GMC names its 1st female chief medical officer

DANVILLE — Dr. Rosemary Leeming has been named chief medical officer of Geisinger Medical Center (GMC) — the first woman to serve in this physician leadership role in Geisinger’s 100-year history. More...

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