December 7, 2016 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

Regular nabbed after city robbery

SHAMOKIN — A Shamokin man is accused of robbing the convenience store he frequented then using the money to buy drugs. Shaun P. Bannon, 32, of 225 N. More...

Bank heist nets $6K

KULPMONT — A robber struck a Kulpmont bank Tuesday morning, taking more than $6,000 in cash. Patrolman Patrick McAndrew said the suspect entered BB&T Bank, 801 Chestnut St., at around 11:15 a.m. More...

County taxes remain stable

SUNBURY — On a split vote Tuesday, Northumberland County commissioners tentatively approved a proposed $81 million budget for 2017 calling for no tax increase.  More...

County switches from Geisinger to Blue Cross

SUNBURY — After shopping around for prices on health care coverage for employees, Northumberland County commissioners have decided to switch from Geisinger Health Plan to Capitol Blue Cross.  More...

City gets tax hike OK for 9th year

SUNBURY — A county judge has once again granted permission to the City of Shamokin to maintain a 35-mill real estate tax and 2 percent earned income tax that will generate much-needed revenue for the local government, which has been under the state’s More...

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