June 8, 2017 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

Campground coming to Zerbe Townsip

TREVORTON — A 360-site campground is coming to Zerbe Township. Zerbe Township Zoning Hearing Board members David Miller, Joseph Brady and Scott Feese unanimously voted Wednesday to approve an exemption — with several stipulations — to Reading An More...

Bracing for a boom

TREVORTON — The sudden influx of hundreds of tourists to a village with a population of under 2,000 may pose congestion issues as campers take their RVs and ATVs to the gas station to fill up, stop by the grocery store to stock up on food or dine out More...

Veteran gets diploma 74 years later, still waits on Purple Heart

COAL TOWNSHIP — Wednesday night, 74 years after he left Shamokin High School to serve his country in World War II, Elmer Shinskie was awarded his high school diploma. As special as the moment was for the lifelong Shamokin resident, Shinskie and More...

SAHS Class of 2017 lists top 5 students

COAL TOWNSHIP — Shamokin Area Middle-High School lists its top five students for the 2017 graduation year. More...

Hauptmann's estranged wife testifies that he possessed firearms

SUNBURY — The estranged wife of a local bail bondsman charged with fraudulently obtaining firearms and bigamy testified Wednesday that her husband possessed six firearms while they were living together.  More...

Sitework underway at prison campus

SUNBURY — Sitework has begun at the location of the new Northumberland County Prison, Commissioner Sam Schiccatano said in an update to prison board members Wednesday.  More...

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