Wolf proposes major shift for Pennsylvania (2:47PM)

HARRISBURG — Charting a dramatic new course, Gov. Tom Wolf proposes sweeping changes today in the way the state pays for public education and taxes individuals and businesses during his first state budget address. (read more)
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Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2015:03:02 20:13:12 SHAMOKIN - There's nothing striking about the external differences in neighborhoods along the Shamokin-Coal Township border. Same street, same block, similar homes. This week, though, provides one example of how location can cost one homeowner money and (read more)
With a strike date just four weeks away, Southern Columbia Area teachers and school district representatives will meet this week for a negotiation session toward a new contract. Superintendent Paul Caputo seemed encouraged Monday by the meeting. "From wh (read more)
SHAMOKIN - Winter has not been kind and a local group is offering to help warm up those who stop by a brand new event set for this weekend. Anthracite Young Professionals (AYP) will hold 'Soup and Sweatshirt Giveaway' starting at 10 a.m. Saturday at th (read more)
HARRISBURG - The Senate on Monday unanimously approved legislation authored by Sen. John R. Gordner (R-27) to ban the practice of persons sentenced to community service to be able to purchase gift cards in lieu of performing the service. Senate Bill 130 (read more)
NORTHUMBERLAND - Admission will be free at the Joseph Priestley House in Northumberland this Sunday afternoon for the celebration of Priestle's birthday. Every year the volunteers who operate the Georgian manor house and scientific laboratory as a museum (read more)


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