September 21, 2016 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

Poilce say girl was 10 when rapes began

SHAMOKIN — A 34-year-old former Shamokin man who currently resides in Harrisburg and was already a Megan’s Law offender faces multiple felony charges, including rape and statutory sexual assault, for allegedly having sexual intercourse with a girl mu More...

Rehabilitation is at forefront of SCI mission, chamber told

COAL TOWNSHIP — If it wasn’t for the razor wire, the campus of SCI-Coal Township could easily be mistaken for a college.When members of the Brush Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce visited the prison Tuesday for a tour, inmates were busy walking to More...

'FIDO' connects inmates to dogs

COAL TOWNSHIP — A dog is a man’s best friend, even at SCI-Coal Township. A group of inmates selected as handlers as part of the FIDO program showed off their furry friends Tuesday to members of the Brush Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce at a More...

Debate surfaces at SASB meeting over salary hikes

COAL TOWNSHIP — Debate surfaced at Tuesday’s brief Shamokin Area School Board meeting over salary increases granted to employees and the process used to determine who gets promoted to lead custodian.  More...

Board won't commit on field request

CATAWISSA RR — Parents of the Southern Columbia Youth Football team were vocal in their disagreement with the Southern Columbia Area School Board Monday night over the use of the district football field for their remaining two home games.  More...

Free shuttle, discounted tickets available for kickoff to coal series

LEWISBURG — Residents of the greater Shamokin, Mount Carmel and Elysburg areas are encouraged to take advantage of free transportation and reduced ticket prices for Thursday’s kickoff of the Weis Center for the Performing Arts’ year-long series relat More...

    Subscriber Login

    Video

    Poll

    Have you attended the Concerts in the Park in Shamokin?