February 17, 2017 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

1912 article: 'Hospital was opened today'

The following story appeared in the Jan. 8, 1912, edition of a Shamokin newspaper. It is repeated verbatim.  More...

Voice to the voiceless: Puppets tell story of mining

LEWISBURG — Members of the Chilean-based puppetry ensemble Silencio Blanco realized after spending months researching Lota, Chile, that to accurately portray life in a coal mining community, they needed to remove all words and faces from the characte More...

Arm caught in auger for 45 minutes

KULPMONT — A borough worker’s arm was caught in an auger Thursday morning and it took emergency responders some 45 minutes to free him. The freak and gruesome accident at the borough garage sent Charles Ross by helicopter to Hershey Medical Cent More...

Dress code tweaks coming

MOUNT CARMEL — Confusion over a revised districtwide dress code has prompted members of Mount Carmel Area School Board to tweak the policy that went into effect this school year. Parents Heather Nelson, of Mount Carmel, and Julie Smith, of Kulpm More...

MC Borough poaches new Sunbury cop

MOUNT CARMEL — The borough has hired a Kulpmont man who earlier this week accepted a job with the Sunbury police department. More...

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