Same street, different taxes: Shamokin residents to pay hundreds more than Coal Twp. neighbors
SHAMOKIN - There's nothing striking about the external differences in neighborhoods along the Shamokin-Coal Township border.
Same street, same block, similar homes.
This week, though, provides one example of how location can cost one homeowner money and
SCA teachers, reps to meet Thursday
With a strike date just four weeks away, Southern Columbia Area teachers and school district representatives will meet this week for a negotiation session toward a new contract.
Superintendent Paul Caputo seemed encouraged Monday by the meeting.
'Soup and Sweatshirts' event slated for Saturday
SHAMOKIN - Winter has not been kind and a local group is offering to help warm up those who stop by a brand new event set for this weekend.
Anthracite Young Professionals (AYP) will hold 'Soup and Sweatshirt Giveaway' starting at 10 a.m. Saturday at th
Bill banning community service gift card program passes Senate
HARRISBURG - The Senate on Monday unanimously approved legislation authored by Sen. John R. Gordner (R-27) to ban the practice of persons sentenced to community service to be able to purchase gift cards in lieu of performing the service. Senate Bill 130
Visitors can celebrate Priestley's birthday Sunday
NORTHUMBERLAND - Admission will be free at the Joseph Priestley House in Northumberland this Sunday afternoon for the celebration of Priestle's birthday.
Every year the volunteers who operate the Georgian manor house and scientific laboratory as a museum
Gas prices continue to rise, up 5 cents
Mount Carmel native re-elected to POMA
Noteworthy: Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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Coal Township man puts bid in for commissioner
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