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Leader Times roundup: West Shamokin’s win tightens Section 3-AA baseball standings - The jumbled Section 3-AA baseball standings went into further disarray thanks to West Shamokin. Eli Frailey and Matt Hankey doubled and drove in three runs ... - Mon, 21 Apr 2014

Softball: Milton overcomes miscues to beat Shamokin - When asked if the Black Panthers were nervous at all about a possible comeback rally by Shamokin in the seventh inning, senior catcher Mackenna Miller nodded ‘no’ before the whole question was even asked. - Mon, 14 Apr 2014

Wellness Grant Awarded to Shamokin Area School District - Shamokin Area School District just received more than one million dollars from the U-S Government to revamp its physical education program. But it's not just students who will benefit... It's the whole community. Eyewitness news reporter Valerie Tysanner has details from Northumberland County. - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Casualty of Coal: One of Two Major Coal-Fired Electric Plants to Close - SHAMOKIN DAN — The plant in Shamokin Dam once produced enough electricity to power a city three times the size... - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

H.S. softball: Mifflinburg hands Shamokin first loss of season - Steve Ross cannot stress enough to Hannah Boop the importance of having faith in her defense, and that belief was put to the test Thursday afternoon against undefeated Shamokin. The Mifflinburg head coach also reminded his team prior to taking the field how dangerous the Indians can be offensively. - Thu, 10 Apr 2014

Roundup: West Shamokin baseball teams earns 1st win of season - The West Shamokin baseball team walked its way into its first win of the season. Evan Nosal drew a bases-loaded, one-out walk in the top ... - Thu, 10 Apr 2014

Reaction To School Stabbings Near Pittsburgh - MONTOUR COUNTY — The sun was shining as the Danville Area Lady Ironmen took on the Lady Indians of Shamokin... - Wed, 09 Apr 2014

Marine veteran's Dog Tag beers will honor fallen troops - An empty beer can is a useless beer can in most respects, but not the one held loosely in the hand of Bob Sandri. On its side is a dog tag graphic with the name of his late son, U.S. Army Sgt. Matthew J. Sandri. - Sat, 29 Mar 2014

Area Businesses Revive Daffodil Days - SHAMOKIN — For the past 40 years, the American Cancer Society held a fundraiser called “Daffodil Days.” But last year... - Mon, 24 Mar 2014

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Leader Times roundup: West Shamokin's win tightens Section 3-AA baseball ... - Tribune-Review - Eli Frailey and Matt Hankey doubled and drove in three runs each, and Hankey also struck out six in a complete-game victory to lead the Wolves past visiting Ford City, 11-1, in six innings Monday. Scott Przybysz also had two hits and an RBI for West ... - Tue, 22 Apr 2014

Honor roll: Shamokin Area Middle/High School - News Item - COAL TOWNSHIP - The honor roll for the third marking period at Shamokin Area Middle/High School has been announced by Chris Venna, principal. The two levels of achievement include an honors level and a distinguished honors level. A student must ... - Mon, 21 Apr 2014

Split vote OKs food service contract at Shamokin Area - News Item - COAL TOWNSHIP - A 5-4 vote of the Shamokin Area School Board Tuesday renewed for next school year a contract with The Nutrition Group to manage district cafeterias. Voting in favor were directors Robert Getchey, Edward Griffiths, board Vice President ... - Sun, 20 Apr 2014

Advisors urge Shamokin to file for Act 47 status - News Item - Larry Deklinski/Staff Photo Shamokin City Hall is seen on Thursday. Financial advisers say Shamokin's financial conditions are "serious and dire," and recommend city council file with the state to become a designated Act 47 municipality in order to ... - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Shamokin chief of police critical of city finance suggestions - News Item - SHAMOKIN - The city's police chief is critical of financial advisers' recommendations to cut his department's costs, scoffing at a suggestion to explore eliminating an entire shift on the work schedule. "It's ridiculous to say 'eliminate a shift ... - Sat, 19 Apr 2014

Shamokin streetlight project ahead of schedule - News Item - Larry Deklinski/Staff Photo A cut in the road at the intersection of Independence and Market streets in Shamokin is seen Thursday evening. The repaving of sections of Independence Street, which is scheduled to begin April 28, will be the final major ... - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

UGI to install new gas main in Shamokin - News Item - READING - UGI Utilities will spend more than $85 million in fiscal year 2014 to replace natural gas mains and complete a variety of system enhancement projects, including one in Shamokin. "Safety is always UGI's first priority," said Hans Bell, vice ... - Sat, 19 Apr 2014

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