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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 — 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.

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…

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.

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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.

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

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.

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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…

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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 council to give ‘State of the City’ report

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.