If you haven't noticed, Shamokin is planning a party.
This year marks its 150th anniversary and a small but energetic group of people are working hard to make sure the milestone doesn't pass without recognition.
While acknowledging they can't match the e
- In the area, the weather was cloudy and cold.
- Russia and Finland signed what they called a Friendship Military Pact, which most observers took about as seriously as a pact between the Brooklyn Dodgers and the New York Giants.
- The Congress of Indust
Heed ye sometimes the unsigned messenger, for in the safe, secure bosom of anonymity, he may yet unexpectedly spout forth words of truth though he fear the glare of disclosure.
Lest you think this is a lame attempt at channeling Confucius or a sneaky bid
Nutrition labels on more than 700,000 packaged food products, along with the ingredients list, are supposed to inform consumers of exactly what they're buying. Finally, that might become the case.
The Food and Drug Administration recently announced the f
It's disappointing that the Line Mountain Education Association (LMEA) is threatening to strike over negotiations for a new contract.
Pushed by the powerful Pennsylvania State Education Association (PSEA), teachers have put the district on notice of that
To the editor: It certainly appears the latest political "hot spot" in the world is Ukraine, and those events will have many local and regional residents interested in what is transpiring.
Although there was a period of violence, the uprising has had a s
To the editor: So who gets stuck with the bill? Kulpmont taxpayers or Mount Carmel Area School District taxpayers?
When asked at a Kulpmont council meeting what would happen with the present borough building, the old Wilson School, council said it would
Editor's note: This letter was read to the congregation during the weekend Masses at Mother Cabrini Church, Shamokin. It was written by Jennifer Seidel, a parishioner and employee of Mother Cabrini.
First, I would like to thank Father Martin, our pastor,
To the editor: I am writing this letter to thank the young female athletes and Bob Getchey, president and founder of the Shamokin Youth Girls Basketball League (SYGBL). In past years, the league has put on a girls basketball tournament for various good c
To the editor: First and clearly, rehabbing the Wilson building is not viable. Kulpmont Borough Council is wasting another $5,000 and creating a smokescreen.
What is wrong with putting the proposed borrowing of more than $1 million to a vote of borough c