July 22, 2017 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

Man jailed for allegedly pushing woman from roof

MOUNT CARMEL — A Mount Carmel man was jailed Thursday night after witnesses said he pushed his girlfriend off the roof of their home.Michael D. Benjamin, 23, of 337 E. More...

Three charged in city robbery

SHAMOKIN — Three men have been charged in connection with a robbery late Sunday night at an apartment on Cleaver Street in which a city resident suffered a broken nose and cuts to his face, after allegedly being punched, choked and struck by a large More...

Shamokin man has $1M winning ticket

SHAMOKIN — A Shamokin man beat the odds to become a millionaire. Daniel Noll’s winning combination of 8, 13, 32, 34 and 35 had a 1 in 962,598 chance of being picked Monday in the Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 drawing, according to lottery spokesma More...

Swimming pool ordinance to be expanded

ATLAS — Mount Carmel Township Board of Supervisors voted at their regular meeting Wednesday to advertise an amendment to the swimming pool ordinance that would require swimming pools 2 feet or less in depth to be enclosed by a fence or emptied on a d More...

AOAA expands again by 140 acres

BURNSIDE — The Anthracite Outdoor Adventure Area (AOAA) will expand by another 140 acres. The AOAA Authority voted Monday to enter into a purchase agreement with the Olaf family to buy three parcels of land adjacent to the park’s Western Reserve More...

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