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 […]


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 […]

Birth: Kaden Andrew Allen Rump

A son, Kaden Andrew Allen Rump, was born Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, to Andrew Michael Rump and Nicole Bowman, of Wilburton. Maternal grandparent is Catherine Tkach, of Mount Carmel; paternal grandparents are Andrew and Patricia Rump, of Lenhartsville.  

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