Angry coal workers throw up to 60 Hungarian women in creek

Ethnic customs as a source of amusement and/or scorn were common filler items in 19th century newspapers.  More...

Posted 7/23/2017 10:00 AM

A great star cluster and a great celestial event

This week in Starwatch I want to tell you about one of the crown jewels of the Shamokin summer night skies. I also want to get you prepared for the best celestial happening in the United States so far this century, a total solar eclipse on Aug. More...

Posted 7/23/2017 10:00 AM

What we ate was not with etiquette

When I was a kid and saw a Russian animal trainer with a huge bear wearing a ridiculous-looking hat pedal a large tricycle around the stage on “The Ed Sullivan Show,” one thought popped into my mind. “That trainer better pray that the leather mu More...

Posted 7/23/2017 10:00 AM

PAGE ONE REWIND 1925: MANY TOWNS SENT FIREMEN TO AID IN QUELLING BIG BLAZE

Shamokin and Township Firemen Greatly Encouraged in Work of Fighting the Disastrous Conflagration by Assistance Given by Surrounding Towns  More...

Posted 7/23/2017 10:00 AM

Dealing with deer issues

I have to say that my sister and I have named a few deer in recent years. Not because they are pets but because they frequent our yards so often. More...

Posted 7/23/2017 10:00 AM

The hanging gardens of Knoebels -- a hidden treasure

ELYSBURG — The word “Knoebels,” typically is associated with the amusement park with rides, games, food, swimming, camping and entertainment. Yet the park offers many hidden treasures often overlooked. More...

Posted 7/16/2017 10:00 AM

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