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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

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

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

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

Roundup: Steel Valley shuts out West Shamokin volleyball - Midway through the section season, West Shamokin boys volleyball ventured on a long nonsection road trip. Brendon Glover had seven kills and six blocks for ... - Tue, 15 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

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Indiana, West Shamokin advance to Optimist semifinals - Indiana and West Shamokin won Wednesday to advance to the semifinals at the 45th annual Indiana Optimist Club basketball tournament at Indiana High School. - Thu, 27 Mar 2014

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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 Area to use surplus to erase 2014-15 budget deficit - News Item - COAL TOWNSHIP - The Shamokin Area School Board will eliminate a $3.1 million deficit in its next budget by using money from its existing revenue surplus. The surplus, or fund balance, stood at $7.5 million on June 30, the end of the 2012-13 fiscal year. - Sat, 19 Apr 2014

Shamokin officials: Act 47 is not a death knell - News Item - SHAMOKIN - Acceptance into a state program for financially distressed cities would not be the death knell for the city, according to its mayor and director of accounts and finance. It will, they say, help put Shamokin on the path to fiscal solvency. "I ... - Fri, 18 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

For the Record: Sunday, April 20, 2014 - News Item - Amanda Elizabeth Bixler, 521 S. Seventh St., Shamokin, from Joshua M. Bixler, 630 W. Pine St., Shamokin. No marriage date provided. Tammy S. Olbrish, 907 Pine St., Kulpmont, from David J. Olbrish, 702 Scott St., Kulpmont. Married July 29, 2000. Megan B. - Sun, 20 Apr 2014

Pit bull who attacked Shamokin man believed euthanized - News Item - DANVILLE - The pit bull that attacked its owner in Shamokin this week was euthanized, a source close to the situation said Friday. The person asked not to be identified. An attempt to confirm the report with a state dog warden or Department of ... - Sat, 19 Apr 2014

Shamokin police officers want state audit of city finances - News Item - SHAMOKIN - The city's police officers are requesting the state attorney general's office conduct a forensic analysis of Shamokin's finances. All 10 of the subordinate full-time police officers signed an undated letter addressed to their boss, Police ... - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

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