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Locust Gap residents sign petition asking for speed limit reduction

Mount Carmel Township supervisors to ask PennDOT to lower speed limits

ATLAS— A petition signed by 108 Locust Gap residents requesting the speed limit be lowered on state Routes 901/54 at the village has been submitted to the...

Citizens voice concerns during Kulpmont roundtable discussion

KULPMONT — A number of Kulpmont citizens showed up at the Holy Angels Activity Center Wednesday evening to voice their concerns to Mayor Nick Bozza and...

Male allegedly fled Snydertown Road fatal scene with long gun


SUNBURY — A search warrant for a fatal accident on Snydertown Road on April 11 states drugs were located in the vehicle and reveals witnesses saw a male...

Two more netted in city drug bust


SHAMOKIN — Two more arrests were made by Shamokin police in relation to the sale of methamphetamine and fentanyl/heroin within Shamokin. On Tuesday, Brian Faust Jr., 24,...

OLOL welcomes Center for STEM Education members


COAL TOWNSHIP — Our Lady of Lourdes welcomed two members from the University of Notre Dame Center for STEM Education on Wednesday to tour the school as...

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Priest who did Mount Carmel Holy Thursday service resigns for health reasons

WASHINGTON — Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Archbishop Stefan Soroka of the Ukrainian Archeparchy of Philadelphia, who lead a celebratory liturgical service on...

Shamokin native honored for his community service

READING — Former Shamokin area newsman Harry J. Deitz Jr., who recently retired as editor of the Reading Eagle newspaper, was honored by Alvernia University’s...

Lourdes Class of 1978 to hold 40th-year reunion

WEIGH SCALES — The 1978 Class of Our Lady of Lourdes Regional High School will celebrate its 40th-year reunion beginning at 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4,...

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Food distribution today KULPMONT — The food surplus program distribution will be held from 8 a.m. to noon today at the borough garage. Residents are...

ALL ABOARD: Anthracite Heritage Express on track for 13th annual festival

SHAMOKIN — The 13th annual Anthracite Heritage Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 26 on Market Street. The Northumberland...

Truck detour frustrations continue in Duke St. work

NORTHUMBERLAND — In their effort to keep trucks over 36 feet long out of the way of the Duke Street reconstruction project, PennDOT officials have...