May 18, 2017 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

Brown had strong write-in showing, too, on Democratic side

SUNBURY — John Brown, the Republican victor in Tuesday's three-way primary for the mayoral nomination, wasn't too far from claiming the Democratic nomination, too, with write-in votes.According to the unofficial tally, Brown received 143 write-in vot More...

MCT, MCMA spar over street opening permit fee

ATLAS — Mount Carmel Township supervisors expressed outrage at a request from the Mount Carmel Municipal Authority (MCMA) to waive a $50,100 street opening permit fee. "As we stand now, that's our fee," said Supervisor Charles Gasperetti said at More...

Bozza 'surprised' by Kulpmont turnout

KULPMONT — When he saw the high turnout numbers at the polls Tuesday, Democratic mayoral candidate Nicholas Bozza knew something big was going to happen, but he wasn't expecting such a large shake-up of the borough's elected officials.  More...

Bail bondsman charged for obtaining SSN with false claim that ex stabbed him

SUNBURY — A former local bail bondsman mired in his own heap of legal trouble is facing additional charges for allegedly illegally purchasing guns in Schuylkill and Snyder counties.  More...

Borough mayor takes both nominations

SUNBURY — Mount Carmel Borough Mayor Philip “Bing” Cimino has all but certainly locked up another term. Cimino received 69 of the 85 votes written in by Republicans Tuesday, earning him a spot as their nominee in the November general election.&n More...

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