IBEW Local Union 607

150 South Market Street
Shamokin, PA 17872, USA

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Shamokin, PA

Noteworthy: Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015

Tue, 24 Feb 2015 01:07:15 -0800

Festival planning is tonight SHAMOKIN - A meeting for the 10th annual Anthracite Heritage Festival will be held at 6:30 p.m. today at the Northumberland County Council for the Arts and Humanities art studio (handicapped entrance) in the Northumberland County Career and Arts Center, Arch and Eighth streets. Anyone wishing to volunteer to help plan the festival is asked to attend. Comedian to ...

From the Producers Pod: February 20, 2015 Edition

Fri, 20 Feb 2015 13:43:02 -0800

There's no half-singing in the shower, you're either a rock star or an opera diva. ~Josh Groban (From the Quote Garden) The newsroom a bit restless this morning....we ran out of coffee! We have it now...calm is back....the news room is at peace!

Officials urge residents to check on elderly during cold spell

Fri, 20 Feb 2015 01:11:14 -0800

As Schuylkill County residents continue to try to stay warm during this bitter cold week, state and county officials are asking them to check on their elderly family, friends and neighbors. The National Weather Service at State College issued a wind chill advisory Thursday that will be in effect until noon today. Wind chills will be minus 15 to minus 20 degrees, with the lowest wind chills ...

Hypothermia kills 2 in Pennsylvania

Thu, 19 Feb 2015 19:49:33 -0800

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The arctic cold has killed at least two Pennsylvania residents. A coroner says 86-year-old Raymond Sokalsky died Thursday morning in Allentown as a result of hypothermia.

Cold blamed for at least 6 deaths in region

Thu, 19 Feb 2015 17:43:41 -0800

The region braced Thursday for what may be its most frigid day in 141 years of record-keeping, the latest in a cold spell that has iced waterways, shut schools, and already been blamed in at least six deaths.

Allentown man, 86, found outside home dies of hypothermia

Thu, 19 Feb 2015 09:11:58 -0800

The arctic cold has claimed the life of an 86-year-old Pennsylvania man.

UGI Announces 35 Mile Pipeline to Supply 1000 MW Power Generation Facility

Tue, 17 Feb 2015 14:14:06 -0800

VALLEY FORGE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--UGI Corporation (NYSE: UGI) today announced that a subsidiary of its wholly-owned subsidiary UGI Energy Services, LLC, plans to construct an approximately 35-mile pipeline to bring low-cost natural gas produced in the Marcellus Shale region to a planned 1,000-megawatt natural gas-fueled power generation facility near Shamokin Dam in Snyder County, Pennsylvania ...

Panda Power Funds to Jointly Develop 1,000 MW Pennsylvania Power Project

Tue, 17 Feb 2015 14:13:56 -0800

DALLAS & HARRISBURG, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Panda Power Funds is planning to develop a 1,000 MW natural gas-fueled power project in Shamokin Dam, Pa. that is expected to be one of the largest coal to natural gas conversion projects in the U.S.

Local graduation rates

Fri, 13 Feb 2015 05:07:18 -0800

Grad rates Danville 94.97 So. Columbia 93.00 Mount Carmel 89.04 Warrior Run 87.41 Shamokin 82.84 Shikellamy 82.47 Milton 81.98 Line Mountain 75.00 Source: Pa. Department of Education 2013-14 School Performance Profiles

Noteworthy: Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015

Thu, 12 Feb 2015 01:04:39 -0800

Register kindergarten students at SCA CATAWISSA RR - Southern Columbia Area's G.C. Hartman Elementary Center will host kindergarten registration for the 2015-16 school year from 8:40 a.m. to 2:40 p.m. March 23 and 27 and from 8:40 a.m. to 4:20 p.m. March 24 and 26. Appointments can be made beginning March 1 by calling the school at 570-356-3250 between 8:50 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. License centers to ...

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