September 20, 2016 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

Campground coming, details remain secret

BURNSIDE — A campground is coming to the Anthracite Outdoor Adventure Area (AOAA), but the owner is remaining silent thus far on any details. The Coal Township Zoning Hearing Board approved a change of use for the location last week, removing a More...

Man charged with selling heroin in city

SHAMOKIN — A 26-year-old man is incarcerated at Snyder County Prison after being charged by city police with selling 10 packets of heroin to a confidential informant late Sunday night.  More...

CT man accused of pointing loaded handgun at son

COAL TOWNSHIP — A West Wood Street man is accused of pointing a loaded 9mm handgun at his son and pulling the trigger Saturday night after becoming angry about a younger family member attending an event earlier in the day. The gun did not go off More...

Alum's volunteer planting praised by Southern board

CATAWISSA RR — It may be 51 years since he graduated from Southern Columbia Area, but Michael "Mick" Fleming has dedicated most of his life to giving back to his alma mater.  More...

Police quickly apprehend suicidal man in Sunbury

SUNBURY — City police acted fast in response to a call about an allegedly suicidal man on Market Street Monday afternoon, which prompted a brief lock-down Shikellamy High School. In the end, no one was harmed and no charges will be filed.  More...

Coroner, police investigate death of 1-month-old girl

SHAMOKIN — Northumberland County Coroner James F. More...

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