July 14, 2017 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

State, federal reps get look at abandoned Kulpmont mill

KULPMONT — If anyone wants to guess what was on the minds of borough officials who met with state and congressional representatives Thursday afternoon to assess safety hazards at the abandoned Kanmack Mill, the answer would be: “It is a tragedy waiti More...

Shamokin Twp. considers tax credit for emergency volunteers

STONINGTON — Shamokin Township supervisors voted Wednesday to advertise a volunteer service tax credit ordinance that will be voted on at the Sept. 13 meeting. More...

Coal Twp. eyes judicial sale list for blighted properties

COAL TOWNSHIP — Coal Township has more than $176,000 earmarked to demolish blight this year, and the township manager is eyeing up the judicial sale list for potential properties.  More...

Despite dispute, manhole work starts

ATLAS — Despite an ongoing disagreement over a $50,100 street opening permit fee, a manhole rehabilitation project began Wednesday in Atlas. Mount Carmel Municipal Authority (MCMA) Chairman Robert Shirmer announced Wednesday at the entity’s publ More...

Postcards make natural gas bid for Kulpmont

KULPMONT — In an ongoing effort to encourage UGI Utilities to install natural gas in the borough, council is seeking the support of residents through returnable postcards each household will receive within the next few days.  More...

Toomey, Casey praise, pan bill

WASHINGTON — Sen. Pat Toomey praised addition of money to fight opioid and heroin abuse while Sen. More...

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