June 17, 2016 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

Girl's every step aids malnourished children worldwide

COAL TOWNSHIP – A 10-year-old Mount Carmel girl has the hit the ground running to aid severely malnourished children.Jelena Czeponis, or “Jelly” as she known by friends and family, has walked or run 875,000 steps since Christmas to send therapeutic f More...

Official facing 2 DUI counts

COAL TOWNSHIP — Coal Township Commissioner Bernard J. “Bernie” Rumberger has been charged by state police with driving under the influence of alcohol relating to a June 3 incident near his home.  More...

Annual Kulpmont Car Cruise set to honor veterans

KULPMONT — Clear skies and warm temperatures make for the perfect weather to roll down windows and join fellow car enthusiasts driving up and down Chestnut Street for the 14th annual Kulpmont Car Cruise, beginning at 3 p.m. Sunday.  More...

Casey: Keep making case on guns

Prior to the elementary school massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) said if asked about changing gun laws, his response would have been, “Passing new gun laws will not prevent mass shootings.”  More...

Tax bump at SCA

CATAWISSA — Taxes will rise for property owners in the Southern Columbia Area School District as a result of the general fund budget for the 2016-17 fiscal year, which was approved by the school board Monday evening.The resolution for the annual budg More...

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