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Shamokin, Pennsylvania is located in Northumberland County. Zip codes in Shamokin, PA include 17872. The median home price in Shamokin is $34,900. More Shamokin information.

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13 hrs ago | Lewistown Sentinel

Kenneth L. - Ken' Jones

Kenneth L. "Ken" Jones, 84, of Spring Street, Beaver Springs, passed away at 4:15 p.m. on April 22, 2014, at his home surrounded by family and friends.

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17 hrs ago | WNEP-TV Moosic

Volunteers Cleaning Up A Cemetery

"I've been walking around picking up limbs so that the guys can mow, also raking leaves away from the ground," said Barbara Moyer of Shamokin.

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21 hrs ago | The News Item

Police Blotter: Wednesday, April 23, 2014

The following hearings took place Tuesday before Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III.

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Yesterday | The News Item

Noteworthy: Wednesday, April 23, 2014

A reorganization meeting of the Shamokin Crime Watch program will be held at 6 p.m. tonight at the Shamokin City Police Department, 511 N. Franklin St. PAXINOS - The 30th anniversary induction breakfast for the Bernie Romanoski Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Masser's Banquet Hall, Paxinos.

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Yesterday | The News Item

Recovery plan coming

Larry Deklinski/Staff Photo Shamokin Police Chief Edward Griffiths patrols the city Tuesday afternoon.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Danville News

$1.2M in hole, Shamokin eyes help

Unable to secure a bank loan to cover $800,000 of an anticipated $1.2 million deficit by year's end, the city is being advised to seek Act 47 protection with the state Department of Community and Economic Development to avoid bankruptcy.

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The News Item

Noteworthy: Tuesday, April 22, 2014

The festival committee meeting scheduled for 6:30 p.m. today at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church has been postponed.

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The News Item

CoalTwp. man charged with sex assault on a child pleads guilty

A Coal Township man accused of sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl last summer pleaded guilty Monday on two criminal counts.

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The News Item

Big Mountain blaze considered suspicious

One of the last three residential buildings along Big Mountain Road burned to the ground overnight Sunday into Monday, and police suspect arson.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The News Item

District Court: Monday, April 21, 2014

William Maher, Barbara Maher and William Henry, all of Kulpmont, awarded $1,091.60 on April 6 from Frank Kruleski, of Kulpmont, for unpaid rent and court fees.

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The News Item

Church accommodates all

The first service presented by God's Choice Ministries will be held at 5 p.m. April 24 at the Shamokin Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, Second and Arch streets.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The News Item

Noteworthy: Sunday, April 20, 2014

Anthracite Trail Riders will hold a trail ride Saturday at the Anthracite Outdoor Adventure Area to benefit first responders in Shamokin, Coal Township and Zerbe Township.

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The News Item

'St. Nick' remains, while Glen Burn, Locust Summit and now Huber fall

Larry Deklinski/Staff Photo More than 7,000 tons of coal per day was crushed, washed and sized for delivery to residential and commercial customers from the Huber Breaker in Ashley, Luzerne County, between 1939 and 1976.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

The News Item

Shamokin chief of police critical of city finance suggestions

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.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The News Item

Zerbe Township to purchase new skid loader

A new piece of heavy machinery will be coming to Zerbe Township, thanks in part to the construction of its new sewage treatment plant.

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Shamokin officials: Act 47 is not a death knell

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.

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The News Item

Shamokin streetlight project ahead of schedule

The repaving of sections of Independence Street will be the final major project in the effort to replace 44 street lights in the city's main business district.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

WNEP-TV Moosic

Diagnosing AVM

There's a 15 year old in Northumberland County living a normal teenage life right now despite a brush with death just six months ago.

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The News Item

Geisinger, SUN Home Health to 'integrate'

An agreement is in place for SUN Home Health and Hospice to be integrated into the Geisinger Community Health Services as early as July 1. No immediate changes in SUN staffing or leadership is expected as a result, representatives of both organizations said Wednesday, and SUN will continue as a separate corporation within the Geisinger network.

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The News Item

Three rescued from Shamokin porch roof after dog attack

MIKE STAUGAITIS/Staff Photo Patrolman Shane Mowery stands with a shotgun at the front door of 138 S. Franklin St., Shamokin, while Dave Britton climbs a ladder to help rescue residents of the home after a dog attack.

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Fire Warning for Northumberland County was issued at April 24 at 6:50AM EDT

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