November 4, 2015 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

New team to head county

SUNBURY — Tuesday night’s election of two lawyers and a longtime teacher to the Northumberland County Board of Commissioners is promoted as a needed change in the culture of county government. More...

Mischief discouraged before big game

Administrators at Shamokin Area and Mount Carmel Area are encouraging students to show pride in a respectful fashion leading up to the annual Coal Bucket game Friday at the Silver Bowl. More...

Young American recipients named

COAL TOWNSHIP— Our Lady of Lourdes Regional High School seniors Kayleigh Shovlin, of Shamokin, and Nicholas Adams, of Kulpmont, have been selected as candidates for November and October, respectively, in the Young American Program sponsored by The Gr More...

Rosini, Jones officially in as judges

SUNBURY — Joining the Northumberland County Court of Common Pleas come January will be Hugh Alan Jones and Paige Rosini, who were officially elected in Tuesday’s general election. Rosini was top vote-getter with 12,206 votes. Jones had 10,937. More...

Wolfe wins vote for sheriff; Gilroy re-elected treasurer

SUNBURY — Robert Wolfe, incumbent Northumberland County sheriff, won election to the job by a large margin over Ed Quiggle Jr.  Wolfe, who succeeded to the position following the resignation of Chad Reiner, won the Democratic primary witho More...

MUNICIPAL ELECTION ROUND- UP

Brown, McGaw on city council SHAMOKIN — Republicans John J. Brown, a former police officer, and Dan McGaw, who lost the 2013 mayor’s race by one vote, have been elected to Shamokin City Council. Brown received 660 votes, and McGaw 630. More...

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