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,
- There was a red-hot race for Shamokin City Council on the Republican side. When the smoke cleared, R. Fred Graznow edged out Claude Redly Jr. by a count of 1,757 to 1,755. Both candidates were members of council at the time of the election. Dan Strauss
Today and Saturday mark the eighth year of Shamokin's Anthracite Heritage Festival of the Arts, and lead organizer Jeanne Shaffer said she's never had as much fun planning the event as she's had this year.
A lot of the "buzz," as we've come to describe i
A disclaimer: I'm not choosing sides in the Shamokin mayoral primary, even after the fact. But the most intuitive and forward-looking comment in an altogether lackluster, uninspiring and sleep-inducing campaign regionwide actually came from a candidate w
The 19 percent turnout of voters for Tuesday's primary in Northumberland County was poor, the 8 in 10 who decided not to carry out their civic duty no doubt bored by the local flavor of the election.
That local flavor is, however, exactly what made it a