April 5, 2016 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

Whale of a cleanup set for AOAA land

COAL TOWNSHIP — An abandoned baby car seat and a burn pile mark the intersection of a path used by school groups and researchers to visit the Whaleback. More...

Warm spring pushes up AOAA pass sales

BURNSIDE — Pass sales at the Anthracite Outdoor Adventure Area (AOAA) have already topped 2,000 and the park is still operating on its limited winter schedule. More...

Abortion bill goes to full House

HARRISBURG — A new bill that would tighten abortion restrictions passed the House Health Committee Monday in a 16-10 vote, and will be brought up for a vote on the floor of the House Wednesday.  More...

Hypo death brings 1-2 yrs

SUNBURY — A Shamokin woman charged in the hypothermia death of her mother last year was sentenced Monday morning to 1 to 2 years in county prison for a misdemeanor of involuntary manslaughter. Mary Ellen Collins, 46, who pleaded no contest to th More...

Teen in Northwestern Academy robbery case gets up to 2 years

SUNBURY — A 15-year-old girl from Harrisburg who was previously certified as an adult pleaded guilty Monday to a felony of criminal conspiracy to commit robbery and was sentenced to serve up to two years in county prison.  More...

New site for jail?

SUNBURY — Northumberland County Commissioners Richard Shoch, Sam Schiccatano and Kym Best will hold a special meeting at 11:30 a.m. More...

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