Line Mountain to hold kindergarten registration for 2018-19 school year

TREVORTON — The Line Mountain School District will hold kindergarten registration for the 2018-19 school year from 8:45 a.m to 3 p.m., Thursday, March 15 and 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday, March 16. Registration will be by appointment only. Students must be 5 years old prior to Sept. 1. Parent must accompany children registering for kindergarten in order to participate in […]


Kindergarten registration underway COAL TOWNSHIP — Shamokin Area School District is taking appointments for its 2018-19 kindergarten program  on March 12, 13 and 14 at the elementary building. Call the elementary school office at 570-648-5721, extension 2900. To qualify, children must be 5 years old by the first day of school, tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 4. OLOL to present ‘Aladdin […]

Magisterial District Court

SHAMOKIN — Three defendants pleaded guilty to charges Tuesday and were ordered by Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III to pay fines and costs. • Levi J. Reigle, 26, of 1244 Chemung St., Coal Township, pleaded guilty to possession of heroin and was ordered to pay a $300 fine plus costs and placed on probation for one year. Reigle was charged […]

Shamokin man charged with theft

COAL TOWNSHIP — A 28-year-old Shamokin man currently in Northumberland County Prison has been charged with stealing approximately $4,000 in merchandise from Walmart between Jan. 5 and Feb. 7. Sterling Feldges, whose last known address is 218 W. Independence St., is accused of stealing assorted merchandise valued at $643.80, $539.53, $404.97, $346.22, $560.91, $555.75 and $782.59 on Jan. 5, Jan. 7, Jan. 24, […]

Diocese of Harrisburg to mark 150th anniversary

On March 3, 1868, Pope Pius IX issued a decree establishing the Diocese of Harrisburg. The celebration of the 150th Anniversary year will kick off with weekend events on March 2 and 3 at Holy Name of Jesus parish 6150 Allentown Blvd., Harrisburg.  Bishop Ronald W. Gainer, the 11th Bishop of Harrisburg, was quoted in a press release from the […]

MCA Rotary students of the month

The Mount Carmel Rotary student of the month for December is senior Ben McFadden, a son of William and Anne McFadden, of Mount Carmel Estates. Ben is a member of the musical, band, and chorus. He also participates in the scholastic scrimmage team, is a ThinkBig student leader, and a member of the WKMC TV Studio. Outside of school, Ben […]

499th ‘Changing of the Colors’ held

MOUNT CARMEL — The Mount Carmel Area Joint Veterans Committee held its 499th “Changing of the Colors” flag ceremony at the flag pole of the BB&T Bank, Sunday, Feb. 11, in honor and memory of a veteran of the Cold War era. Raymond Joseph Moncavage was born in Shamokin, Sept. 18, 1939, a son of Sylvester and Violet (Zaleski) Moncavage. He […]


God’s Chuckwagon moves start date SHAMOKIN — God’s Chuckwagon, the city-based mobile food kitchen, will resume operations on Monday, March 5, not March 1 as the organization reported a few weeks ago.  Also, God’s Chuckwagon will have its monthly food pantry from 2 to 4 p.m Saturday at the Ministry of the Water and Spirit Church, Helfenstein. The 2018 schedule […]

Honor Roll: Southern Columbia Area

CATAWISSA, RR — Following is the second marking period honor roll for the Southern Columbia Area School District’s fifth through eighth grades:  Fifth grade Distinguished honors  Audrey Bodnar, Todd Brosius, Miranda Carpenter, Addison Charnosky, Ruby Christian, Abby Clark, Brianna Fetterman, Victoria Heffner, Milind Kapadiya, Jillian Kehler, Maxwell Kehler, Tatum Klebon, Cadyn Lee, Lexi Leshinski, Ryter McCoog, Caitlyn Mihoch, Bradley Miller, Jenna […]


Pantry in need of new or used freezer MOUNT CARMEL — The Mount Carmel Area Food Pantry is in need of an additional freezer, either new or a used one that is in good condition. Within the last few months, generous benefactors donated three new refrigerator/freezers to help the pantry preserve donated perishable food so it remains fresh for the […]

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