Latest by Michael Lester

Published on May 3, 2021 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — Dan Bosworth was always the “backyard guy,” the amateur chef firing up his tiny electric smoker and cooking for family and friends. “I’...
Published on May 1, 2021 - Page 1
FRANKLIN TWP. — Southern Columbia School Board and the teachers union agreed Friday to a three-year contract extension that resolves a dispute over...
Published on April 30, 2021 - Page 1
FRANKLIN TWP. — Southern Columbia’s school board and teachers are considering a three-year extension to an existing contract that doesn’t expire...
Published on April 29, 2021 - Page 3
Knoebels Amusement Resort recently was recognized for how it caters to autistic guests. The park received the International Board of Credentialing...
Published on April 25, 2021 - Page 1
CATAWISSA —It may seem like a routine construction job: replacing a pair of white oak logs on the exterior wall of a home. But the home is more than...
Published on April 24, 2021 - Page 1
FRANKLIN TWP. — The Southern Columbia school board hopes to get at least three teachers to retire early this year. So it’s offering to sweeten the...
Published on April 22, 2021 - Page 3
Southern Columbia Area School Board this week decided to earmark $500,000 of the district’s savings toward Southern’s share in the cost to renovate...
Published on April 21, 2021 - Page 1
SALEM TWP. — A woman who served multiple stints managing the Mickey Truck Bodies factory over a two-year period is suing the company for...
Published on April 21, 2021 - Page 1
FRANKLIN TWP. — Southern Columbia school directors voted unanimously to hire Tiger wrestling coach Kent Lane as the district athletic director for...
Published on April 20, 2021 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — The future of Geisinger’s Main Street clinic, which has served Catawissa nearly 25 years, is suddenly uncertain. Geisinger last week...