October 22, 2016 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

1987 Shamokin grad leads federal whistleblower office

WASHINGTON — The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) this week announced the promotion of Coal Township native Jane Norberg to chief of its Office of the Whistleblower.   More...

Brown's hearing continued again

BY MARK GILGER THE NEWS-ITEM mark_g@newsitem.com SUNBURY — A hearing has been continued for the second time for convicted child murderer Brandon Brown of Coal Township to determine if he will be eligible for parole and re-sentenced.&nb More...

Teen charged in rock throwing

SUNBURY — An 18-year-old Sunbury man has been charged in connection with an Oct. 12 rock-throwing incident at the Reagan Street underpass/Norfolk Southern overpass. Jesse Diaz, of 809 N. Fourth St., is charged by Cpl. More...

Prison warden back at work, thankful after motorcycle crash

PAXINOS — Northumberland County Prison Warden Bruce A. Kovach was back on the job Friday after suffering injuries Wednesday afternoon when a car collided with his motorcycle on Route 61 just south of Ghezzi’s Restaurant in Shamokin Township. More...

Juvenile court staff honored at 25th annual awards banquet

COAL TOWNSHIP — Past and current recipients of the Fred Piermattei Youth Service Award were honored with a standing ovation at the 25th annual Northumberland County Juvenile Court Advisory Board banquet Thursday. More...

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