Latest by Mike Lester

Published on June 10, 2021 - Page 3
A motion at Catawissa Borough Council’s meeting Monday to give two borough employees $3.50-per-hour raises died for a lack of a second. There was a...
Published on January 28, 2021 - Page 3
Our Lady of Mercy Church of Catawissa will hold a Frostbite Festival food takeout sale with barbecue, pierogies, soup and potato cakes from 11 a.m....
Published on January 14, 2021 - Page 3
With COVID-19 limiting attendance at high school sporting events, Southern Columbia has begun broadcasting high school basketball games and wrestling...
Published on December 24, 2020 - Page 3
Catawissa Borough Council approved a $1.12 million proposed budget for 2021 Tuesday night. There will be no borough tax hike in 2021. Council had...
Published on December 17, 2020 - Page 3
Catawissa borough shut down in-person access to borough hall Wednesday because of the area’s recent rise in coronavirus cases. Borough residents...
Published on December 10, 2020 - Page 3
A shampoo-and-skin-care company that runs a factory in tiny Cleveland Township just got a $150 million boost for its worldwide expansion. Function...
Published on December 3, 2020 - Page 3
Area children have a more direct line to mail letters to Santa this year. The Ralpho Township Business Association, in partnership with the Ralpho...
Published on November 26, 2020 - Page 3
Catawissa has added a second community Christmas tree. And borough officials are asking residents to decorate it. Residents are invited to put...
Published on November 19, 2020 - Page 3
Southern Columbia Tigers football coach Jim Roth told the districts’s school board this week that 2020 will be his final year as the district’s...
Published on November 12, 2020 - Page 3
Catawissa Valley Lions Club already is planning its second annual food truck festival. Catawissa borough Secretary Connie Cole told borough...