Shamokin mayor back to work after heart attack
SHAMOKIN - Mayor William D. Milbrand was back at City Hall on Monday after suffering a heart attack Saturday.
Milbrand was released from Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, and was later observed at the city office on Lincoln Street. He had been listed in serious condition Monday morning.
Milbrand said he had a stent installed, and that he was feeling better. The mayor said he would be in attendance at Wednesday's workshop session of city council. He thanked everyone who wished him well.
David Kinder, finance director, had been acting mayor while Milbrand was hospitalized.
Aside from serving as Shamokin's mayor, in which he has taken an active role in working with state officials on erasing the city's debt, Milbrand owns and operates Catawese Coach Lines.