SHAMOKIN - While the Schmidt family traveled down Independence Street, the smiles on their faces went from ear to ear.
With Frank Schmidt in the front seat, and William and Dr. Mary Schmidt sitting in the back of a Ford Mustang convertible, the grandchil
LECK KILL - Elementary students hurried through the halls of Leck Kill Elementary School Friday, passing excitedly by stacks of boxes packed with school supplies ready to be taken away.
Outside, children laughed while an adult pushed them on the merry-go
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CATAWISSA RR - Southern Columbia's freshmen came through in Friday's District 4 Class AA quarterfinal matchup with Lourdes Regional.
In a big way.
And because of that, the Tigers, state runner-up last season in Class A, live to play another day.
The ACCESS people need to get new cards. If you are going to use them, take care of them, and don't let the dogs chew them; don't let them get cracked or ripped. We are tired of punching them in over and over again. It is the same people all th
Who better to describe the heroism by Coal Township police early Thursday than one of the people whose lives were no doubt saved by their actions:
"Thank God those cops were there to wake us up."
Patrick Fetterman was talking about Patrolman Ed Purcell,