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Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2015:04:17 11:19:17 SUNBURY - The attorney for accused murderer Edgar A. Gearhart will argue in the Court of Common Pleas that his client is not guilty of first or second degree murder because he did not intend to stab to death his mother's boyfriend or show any malice in h (read more)
MOUNT CARMEL - The Red Tornado "bleacher creatures" won't like it, but their home at the Silver Bowl is planned for demolition. The Mount Carmel Area school board voted 6-1 Thursday to seek bids to tear down the bleachers in the south end zone. Director (read more)
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Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2015:04:17 17:15:06 MOUNT CARMEL - Mount Carmel Area celebrated the dedication of its track in the late Gerald Breslin's honor in a big way Friday. The Red Tornadoes boys and girls each won team titles at the Breslin Invitational. The boys edged Southern Columbia 106-103, a (read more)
KULPMONT - Mount Carmel Area won it's fourth straight game Friday when Bret Williams belted a two-run, walkoff double in the bottom of the seventh for a 4-3 Heartland II victory over Hughesville. Zach Tocyloski worked a complete game, scattering seven hi (read more)
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But wait, there's more! In the near future, the Legislature will begin its debate on the state budget for next year. At the top of the agenda will be Gov. Wolf's proposal to lower property taxes. Wow, this sounds great! Everyone wants his taxes to decrea (read more)
It will be interesting to see if state lawmakers can overcome their aversion to marijuana to approve use of pot's cousin, industrial hemp, for agricultural and economic development. State Sens. Judy Schwank, a Berks County Democrat, and Mike Folmer, a Le (read more)
April 18, 2015


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