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SPRING IS IN THE AIR


Shamokin Area fourth-grade students perform “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” during a Spring Concert Monday at the high school. Students in grades three and four sang...

OLOL names top 5 of ’18

COAL TOWNSHIP — Our Lady of Lourdes Regional announced the 2018 top five senior who will be graduating at 7 p.m. Thursday. Valedictorian Dawson Christopher Williams,...

Miranda Barbour files for new trial


  SUNBURY — Convicted murderer Miranda Barbour, who is now 23 but was 18 at the time of her crimes, filed a Post Conviction Collateral...

Plea entered in bank heists


  SUNBURY — A 27-year-old Shamokin man charged in three local bank robberies pleaded guilty Monday morning before Northumberland County President Judge Charles Saylor to...

Man pleads guilty in drug delivery death


  MOUNT CARMEL — A Mount Carmel man accused of delivering heroin that resulted in an overdose death in October pleaded guilty to the felony...

Coal Township man charged with pointing pistol at his neighbor

COAL TOWNSHIP — A Coal Township man who allegedly pointed a pistol at his neighbor during an argument Sunday night has been charged with terroristic...

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Bus crashes down a 40-foot embankment in Montour Co.

By JENNA WASAKOSKI THE NEWS-ITEM jenna_w@newsitem.com LIBERTY TOWNSHIP — Twenty-eight students and three chaperones were aboard a motor coach bus at 5:45 a.m. Monday when it...

2 local residents sentenced in Court of Common Pleas

  SUNBURY — Two local residents were sentenced Monday in Northumberland County Court of Common Pleas. William Schu, 49, of Mount Carmel, was sentenced by...

Noteworthy

More information on gunner’s mate SUNBURY — A story provided by the U.S. Navy in Sunday’s edition about Petty Officer 2nd Class Jacob Shimko, a...

CSO Action Day set for Wednesday

SHAMOKIN — What can CSO do for you? Central Susquehanna Opportunities (CSO) hopes to answer that very question for those who attend its Community Action...

Fort Indiantown Gap Cemetery to observe Memorial Day

ANNVILLE — The Indiantown Gap National Cemetery Memorial Council will present its 35th annual Memorial Day Program at 2 p.m. Sunday, rain or shine. This year’s...

Sons of Union Veterans to honor Civil War veteran at Memorial Day services

MOUNT CARMEL — As part of the services by the Mount Carmel Joint Veteran on Memorial Day, James A. Garfield Post 34 will pay honor...