May 4, 2017 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

Longtime local magistrate offers thoughts on crime, community

SHAMOKIN — John Gembic III has spent 18 years on the bench as the magistrate judge in the Shamokin area, but he still has new ideas for ways to improve the community. Gembic is running unopposed to retain his seat for another six years and has c More...

Grand plans: Robinson has lots of ideas, offers few details

Third of four stories profiling Shamokin mayoral candidates.SHAMOKIN — Mike Robinson’s plans for Shamokin are as grand as the political banners that hang from his house and neighboring rental property along Lincoln Street. More...

Hare due back in court sooner

SUNBURY — The sentencing hearing for Victor Hare III has been rescheduled by Northumberland President Judge Charles H. Saylor to next week. Previously scheduled for June 21, it will take place at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, May 11.  More...

Warden touts medical savings

SUNBURY — Staff members at the Northumberland County Prison have benefitted taxpayers with their keen haggling skills. More...

Marino declines drug czar role, citing 'critical illness' in family

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Tom Marino released a statement Wednesday evening regarding his possible appointment as director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, commonly known as the drug czar.  More...

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