Band boosters meet today

COAL TOWNSHIP - The Shamokin Area High School Band and Orchestra Boosters will meet at 6 p.m. today in the high school band room. The meeting time was changed from 7 p.m.

Food pantry open Thursdays

ELYSBURG - The Elysburg Food Pantry is now open from 10 a.m. to noon every Thursday at the Elysburg United Methodist Church, 171 W. Center St. The entrance is at the rear of the church.

Priority is given to residents of the Southern Columbia Area School District.

For more information, call 570-672-2589.

Municipal authority closed Friday

KULPMONT - The office of the Kulpmont-Marion Heights Joint Municipal Authority will be closed Friday for Independence Day.

Getchey 'no' on Act 93 adjustments

COAL TOWNSHIP - Robert Getchey, director of the Shamokin Area school board, cast the lone dissenting vote last week in the 7-1 tally approving adjustments to the district's Act 93 contract with 12 administrators. The move is estimated to save $40,000 annually through 2018. Getchey believes more concessions should have been made.