January 2, 2017 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

#2 Sunbury prison plan cancelled in favor of Northwestern Academy site

SUNBURY — Rumors of canceling a plan to construct a new Northumberland County Prison at the former Celotex/Moran Industries property in Sunbury began circulating almost as soon as the two former county commissioners who had championed the project lef More...

Bank robbers target local banks

A trio of bank robbers struck local depositories in December, with a fourth robber hitting a bank in Pillow. The first suspect seized more than $6,000 in cash from a teller at BB&T Bank in Kulpmont at around 11:15 A.M. Dec. More...

Strike hits again at Shamokin, LM

Two area districts began the year in turmoil over teachers contracts, though both situations fizzled out before summer arrived. Teachers at Shamokin Area School District and Line Mountain School District walked picket lines for the second time d More...

Pit bulls unleashed in city kill cat

SHAMOKIN — Shatiq Crum, of Shamokin, and Timothy T. More...

Hundreds ring in 2017

SHAMOKIN — In what Mayor William Milbrand described as one of the largest and best New Year’s Eve crowds in recent memory, hundreds of people celebrated the annual Coal Drop at the community flag pole at Market and Independence streets.  More...

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