Benefit events are common, but one local fundraiser that has quietly become an outstanding success for all the right reasons takes place again today at the Mount Carmel Area High School gym. The ThinkBIG Dance Marathon begins with an opening ceremony at (read more)
The Northumberland County Council for the Arts and Humanities (NCCAH) has bestowed many "gifts" on the greater Shamokin community over the past 15 years. It has made Shamokin a destination on Memorial Day weekend for the Anthracite Heritage Festival of t (read more)
Sometimes I want to vote for people for re-election and do. Other times, I want to vote for someone for re-election because he's such a nice guy, but then a little voice in the back of my head says, "Don't do it. If he had one more brain, it would be lon (read more)
The idea of creating a unique tourist attraction out of the "Whaleback" has been kicked around for years. It never went beyond the idea stage, though, and for many reasons: Access, liability, infrastructure and, of course, money. All that has changed - (read more)