IBEW Local Union 607

150 South Market Street
Shamokin, PA 17872, USA

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Police log, March 30, 2015

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 01:14:06 -0700

License plate taken from car LYKENS — Someone stole a license plate from a vehicle last week in this Dauphin County borough, police said. State police at Lykens said the theft occurred between 4 p.m. Thursday and 11 a.m. Friday in the 400 block of Main Street. The victim is a 24-year-old borough female, whom police did not identify. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 717-362-8700 ...

Coal Twp. fire guts homes, displaces 11

Tue, 24 Mar 2015 01:12:44 -0700

COAL TOWNSHIP - Eleven people, including a volunteer firefighter and his family, were left homeless Monday morning when fire erupted in a row home and spread to five other properties in the 1200 block of West Walnut Street. The three-alarm, accidental blaze broke out about 10:50 a.m. in a kitchen near a stairwell at 1234 W. Walnut St. while a contractor was soldering pipes in an attempt to ...

New Geisinger walk-in clinic open in Shamokin Dam plaza

Sun, 22 Mar 2015 01:12:41 -0700

SHAMOKIN DAM - A new Geisinger Careworks walk-in clinic has begun seeing patients in the Colonial Village Plaza along Routes 11 and 15. The public is invited to tour the new location during an open house from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 11. In late 2012, Geisinger Health System announced it would open between 20 and 25 walk-in medical clinics within the next two years and throughout the ...

Tamaqua approves demolition

Fri, 20 Mar 2015 15:47:50 -0700

Demolition is on the agenda for the borough of Tamaqua. Council approved the demolition of several condemned properties at Tuesday night's meeting.

Summer celebration proposed in Tamaqua

Fri, 20 Mar 2015 01:14:13 -0700

TAMAQUA — A celebration stretching across the borough is expected for late summer. Tamaqua Community Arts Center/Safety Initiative Coordinator Leona Rega addressed the borough council Tuesday regarding planned activities for National Night Out on Aug. 4, in conjunction with Dear Tamaqua: Tamaqua in a New Light. Dear Tamaqua is a project to encourage community-wide pride and ownership of Tamaqua ...

Tamaqua council hears plans for community project

Fri, 20 Mar 2015 01:07:21 -0700

A celebration stretching across Tamaqua is expected for late summer. Tamaqua Community Arts Center/Safety Initiative Coordinator Leona Rega addressed borough council Tuesday regarding planned activities for National Night Out on Aug. 4, in conjunction wit

Firefighters battle blaze in central Pennsylvania duplexes

Mon, 16 Mar 2015 11:56:14 -0700

MOUNT CARMEL, Pa. (AP) - Firefighters are working to control a multi-alarm blaze in several homes in central Pennsylvania. The fire was reported at 11:41 a.m. Monday at a townhouse in Mount Carmel, about 60 miles north of Harrisburg in Northumberland County.

College News: Dean;s list at Indiana University of Pa.

Fri, 13 Mar 2015 01:13:39 -0700

Indiana University of Pennsylvania dean's list INDIANA, Pa. - Cameron M. Bradley, a son of Bonnie Bradley, of Coal Township, and Ron Bradley, of North Carolina, has been named to the dean's list at Indiana University of Pennsylvania for the fall semester. He earned a 3.6 grade-point average. An athletic therapy major, Bradley is a 2012 graduate of Shamokin Area High School. He is a grandson of ...

PIAA Class AA swimming, diving results

Thu, 12 Mar 2015 16:12:23 -0700

100 Freestyle: 1, Hannah Blaser, Gwynedd Mercy Academy, 52.03; 2, Taylor Petrak, Ellwood City, 52.13; 3, Alexa Fabbri, Villa Joseph Marie, 52.42; 4, Paige Mikesell, Clearfield, 53.17; 5, Maura McManus, Malvern Villa Maria Academy (District 1), 53.20; 6, Jenna Forrester, Southern Lehigh, 53.56; 7, Sydney Wareham, Donegal, 53.61; 8, Rachel Taylor, Fairview, 53.89.

Allentown man, 86, found outside home dies of hypothermia

Mon, 09 Mar 2015 19:32:11 -0700

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) - The arctic cold has claimed the life of an 86-year-old Pennsylvania man. A coroner says Raymond Sokalsky died Thursday morning in Allentown as a result of hypothermia. The Morning Call reports (http://bit.ly/19CZ8ul ) sanitation workers found Sokalsky lying outside his home about 4 a.m. It was ...

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