Detour continues

RALPHO TOWNSHIP - A crew working on a drainage improvement project on Airport Road has run into some unforeseen issues. As a result, a detour will remain in effect through the weekend and the road will reopen to traffic Monday afternoon.

This will be an around-the-clock closure for Airport Road. The detour route will be Mountain Road to Reading Turnpike Road. The detour route is relatively short and should only add on few extra minutes to travel.

A PennDOT maintenance crew has been working to replace a large pipe beneath Route 2018 (Airport Road) between Route 2020 (Mountain Road) and Route 2016 (Reading Turnpike Road). This work is being done to upgrade a deep 30-inch metal pipe and replace it with a plastic pipe, which has a longer life cycle and will improve drainage beneath the roadway surface.

Shamokin Area board meeting

COAL TOWNSHIP - The regular monthly meeting of the Shamokin Area School Board will be held Tuesday. The work session begins at 7 p.m. in the board conference room, followed immediately by the voting meeting.

Progress reports to be distributed

COAL TOWNSHIP - The Shamokin Area Middle/High School will be distributing progress reports to students Wednesday. All students in grades seven to 12 will receive a progress report to update parents with their child's academic status.