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Teen expelled over threat; 824 at SASD stay home

COAL TOWNSHIP — A student at Shamokin Area Middle/High School who made a threat in school has been expelled for at least a year and is in an out-of-district...

No MCA students in danger following threat, says Stellar


MOUNT CARMEL — A student making verbal threats at Mount Carmel Area High School was removed from school by authorities on Thursday. Superintendent Bernard Stellar said...

SCA student suspended after threats of harm to self, others


CATAWISSA RR — A seventh-grade student was pulled from class at Southern Columbia Area Thursday after word reached administrators that he was threatening to hurt himself and...

NRA-certified instructor to hold safety seminar


OVERLOOK — Grace Chapel, 126 Airport Road, will hold a church safety and security seminar led by NRA-certified instructor Ron Anderson, from 11 a.m. to...

Application deadline March 1 for Atlantic Sunrise grants

Each eligible organization can apply for up to $10,000

Northumberland County organizations that support emergency services, environmental preservation, youth and senior services are eligible for funding provided by the Atlantic Sunrise Community Grant Program. The application...

Police: Woman carried loaded gun into CVS, made false claims


MOUNT CARMEL — A Locust Gap woman was incarcerated on $20,000 cash bail for allegedly carrying a loaded gun without a license into a CVS. The...

McElwee waives hearing week before it was scheduled


MILTON — The former vice president of Shamokin Area School Board charged with aggravated assault and other offenses waived his right to a preliminary hearing shortly...

Local

Diocese of Harrisburg to mark 150th anniversary

  On March 3, 1868, Pope Pius IX issued a decree establishing the Diocese of Harrisburg. The celebration of the 150th Anniversary year will kick...

Shamokin man charged with theft

COAL TOWNSHIP — A 28-year-old Shamokin man currently in Northumberland County Prison has been charged with stealing approximately $4,000 in merchandise from Walmart between Jan. 5 and...

Line Mountain to hold kindergarten registration for 2018-19 school year

TREVORTON — The Line Mountain School District will hold kindergarten registration for the 2018-19 school year from 8:45 a.m to 3 p.m., Thursday, March 15 and 8:45...

MCA Rotary students of the month

  The Mount Carmel Rotary student of the month for December is senior Ben McFadden, a son of William and Anne McFadden, of Mount Carmel...

Magisterial District Court

SHAMOKIN — Three defendants pleaded guilty to charges Tuesday and were ordered by Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III to pay fines and costs.• Levi J....

Noteworthy

Kindergarten registration underwayCOAL TOWNSHIP — Shamokin Area School District is taking appointments for its 2018-19 kindergarten program  on March 12, 13 and 14 at the elementary...