COAL TOWNSHIP — The cause of a three-alarm fire Wednesday that gutted a home and left a family of four homeless remains under investigation.
MOUNT CARMEL — Mount Carmel Area School Board unanimously approved another five-year contract for head football coach John Darrah on Thursday night.
MOUNT CARMEL — Citing concerns over securing a loan, Mount Carmel Borough Council tabled a resolution to accept a low bid of more than $1.5 million for the construction of a new borough hall on Oak Street.
TREVORTON — Zerbe Township police are investigating a burglary that occurred over the weekend at Holiness Christian Church, 939 Pleasant View St.
MOUNT CARMEL — Standing at the corner of Second and Maple streets, three area residents observed the aftermath of a fire that destroyed a large three-story apartment building Sunday afternoon at that location, leaving 30 homeless.
COAL TOWNSHIP — A raging three-alarm fire that completely gutted a three-story residence located at 950 W. Pine St., leaving a family of four homeless on Wednesday evening, was reported by an 11-year-old boy.
KULPMONT — Myron F. Turlis has announced he will seek the Democratic nomination for Northumberland County Commissioner.
MILTON — Members of law enforcement took an “abundant amount of caution” when recently rounding up many of the 22 individuals indicted on federal drug charges, according to Milton Police Chief Curt Zettlemoyer.
KULPMONT — David F. Maschal, 36, of Kulpmont, faces felony charges of burglary, criminal trespass/break-in and criminal mischief and a misdemeanor of disorderly conduct for an incident early Tuesday afternoon.
MIDDLEBURG — The deaths of four area students by suicide in recent months prompted a community meeting Tuesday night at Midd-West High School.
HARRISBURG — State Rep. Lynda Schlegel Culver (R-108) announced today that local fire companies and EMS services in Northumberland and Snyder counties will receive grants from the Office of the State Fire Commissioner.
Mount Carmel Area sophomore Connor Krakowski and his girlfriend, Jewel Scott, gather information from Marine Staff Sgt. James R. Lehmann Jr., of Bloomsburg, during the school's fourth annual spring college fair Tuesday at Mount Carmel. Krakowski said he plans to join the Marines after he graduates.
COAL TOWNSHIP — Two Shamokin Area School Board directors voiced their support at Tuesday night’s meeting for former superintendent and current transition administrator James Zack, who has been accused by a Sunbury media outlet of doing work for the PIAA while employed by the school district.
CATAWISSA RR — Five members of the Southern Columbia Area School Board tried to reassure a room packed wall-to-wall with parents and community residents Monday night as they addressed the case of a teacher who allegedly threatened suicide on campus. The incident, which occurred in October, w…
SUNBURY — Jamie Quinn, a former corporal with Sunbury Police Department, has filed a lawsuit against the Police Pension Commission of the City of Sunbury, which she claims has unjustly denied her benefits.
BERWICK — Officials from the Pennsylvania Lottery and Sheetz on Tuesday presented a commemorative check to Luther Coleman Jr., a Columbia County resident who recently purchased a jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket worth $2,488,733 for the March 8 drawing.
RUSH TOWNSHIP — A Bloomsburg woman whose vehicle was hit while she was delivering newspapers Tuesday morning on Route 54 was listed in critical condition that afternoon at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.
CATAWISSA RR — The Southern Columbia Area School Board announced a renovation project for the Columbia-Montour Area Vocational Technical School has been put on hold until the summer of 2020.
COAL TOWNSHIP — Firefighters are still on the scene of a three-alarm fire that was called in at 7:45 p.m. at 950 W. Pine St. According to reports at the scene, the home has been destroyed.
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) are seeking volunteers for this year’s Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania, a campaign of statewide community cleanup activities that runs through May 31.
John Wetzel, secretary of the state Department of Corrections (DOC), announced Monday that all state prisons will become tobacco-free beginning July 1.
COAL TOWNSHIP — A Philadelphia woman was charged Monday with drug offenses after she allegedly smuggled drugs into SCI-Coal Township during a visit with a male inmate in December.
NEW BERLIN — Organizers envisioned a new workforce development collaboration as one that will engage area students of all ages in career development.
MOUNT CARMEL TOWNSHIP — SEDA-Council of Governments (SEDA-COG) announced a housing rehabilitation grant may be awarded to Mount Carmel Township and encourages residents to apply now to become eligible for work.
MOUNT CARMEL — A meeting to update the public on progress to further expand the Mount Carmel Community Garden will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 28 at the Mount Carmel Area Public Library.
SHAMOKIN — The sixth annual Soup War contest to benefit Manna for the Many will be held Saturday at the Home Plate Cafe at Second and Chestnut streets.
Lane restrictions Thursday expected on King Street in Northumberland
Who cares about going for the gold? Going for the green — while uniting a community — has led Elysburg native Anthony Chiavaroli to a new world record.
SHAMOKIN — In a public meeting held Monday evening at Mill Road Square, members of Shamokin City council presented their case that the current state of the city is steadily improving both financially and in terms of its cleanup efforts. The meeting was well-attended by a group of about 30 re…
SUNBURY — Former Shamokin Area School Board member Richard A. Kashnoski, who is charged with state ethics violations, recently obtained a public defender to represent him in his case that appears headed to trial.
ELYSBURG — A 70-year-old Elysburg man was killed Monday when a tree he was cutting down fell on him.
BERWICK — Officials from the Pennsylvania Lottery and Sheetz today presented a commemorative check to Luther Coleman Jr., a Columbia County resident who recently purchased a jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket worth $2,488,733 for the March 8 drawing. The jackpot was the highe…
MOUNT CARMEL — The Mount Carmel Board of Education Merit Award winners for January have been announced.
MOUNT CARMEL — Northumberland County firefighters responded to three structure fires in less than 24 hours, leaving dozens of people without homes.
MOUNT CARMEL — One man was rescued by firefighters on a ladder truck after he was trapped in a two-alarm fire at a Maple Street apartment building Sunday afternoon. At least 20 people were displaced, but no injuries were reported.
ELYBURG — A 70-year-old Elysburg man was killed Monday when a tree he was cutting fell on him.
CLEVELAND TOWNSHIP — A man cutting trees down died Monday when a tree fell on him shortly before noon Monday near Pine Swamp Road in Cleveland Township.
MOUNT CARMEL — A fire at an apartment building on the corner of Second and Maple streets is winding down this afternoon as crews continue to work toward extinguishing the blaze.
SHAMOKIN — Traditional Irish music played from one end of Shamokin to the other Saturday night as Heritage Restaurant and the Knights of Columbus hosted Irish musicians to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.
POTTS GROVE — Supporting other members of the human race resulted in a better life for a Potts Grove man.
Shamokin council to give ‘State of the City’ report
COAL TOWNSHIP — The 16th annual Salvation Army Adult Basketball Tournament is slated for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 5, 6 and 7, at the Shamokin Area Middle/High School gymnasium.
Mount Carmel Area Public Library
SHAMOKIN — Chess players from the Immanuel Christian School chess team in Hazleton recently traveled to the Shamokin-Coal Township Public Library to challenge the library’s scholastic club members in games of chess.
MOUNT CARMEL — The Rotary Student of the Month for January is Joseph Dudeck, a son of Brooke Koutch, of Kulpmont, and Joseph Dudeck, of Fountain Springs.
Kulpmont American Legion Post 231
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