SHAMOKIN — The Lower Anthracite Model Railroad Club, located on the second floor of the American Legion Building, is hopeful that they’ll be able to have its annual December open houses this year, though a collapse of it’s ceiling in August may prohibit it from happening.
SHAMOKIN — Continuing to be positive voices in the community was Shamokin Area Businesses for Economic Revitalization’s (SABER) main message to its members at a meeting Thursday night.
TREVORTON — The Zerbe Township Board of Supervisors approved the hiring of three new part-time police officers at its monthly meeting Tuesday night.
U.S. regulators on Friday approved a new medicine that can help reduce extremely painful sickle cell disease flare-ups.
Wall Street closed out the week with more milestones Friday as the Dow Jones Industrial Average crossed 28,000 for the first time and the S&P 500 and Nasdaq hit record highs.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma judge who last summer ordered consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million to help address the state’s opioid crisis on Friday reduced that amount in his final order in the case by $107 million because of his miscalculation.
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — Investigators said Friday they have yet to find a diary, manifesto or note that would explain why a boy killed two students outside his Southern California high school on his 16th birthday.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett is done playing for the Cleveland Browns this season. The NFL isn’t saying when the star defensive end will play again.
NEW YORK (AP) — A high-ranking leader with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said Friday the church severed its century-long tie with the Boy Scouts of America because the organization made changes that pushed it away from the church.
HOUSTON (AP) — The Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles on Friday recommended delaying the execution of inmate Rodney Reed, whose conviction is being questioned by new evidence that his supporters say raises serious doubts about his guilt.
BOSTON (AP) — The former president of a private tennis club in Texas has pleaded guilty in the college admissions scandal.
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A man was convicted Friday for his role in the slayings of three young men who were lured to a suburban Philadelphia farm where they were shot, set on fire and buried.
Many older American adults may inaccurately estimate their chances for developing dementia and do useless things to prevent it, new research suggests.
Twitter says its new ban on political ads will cover appeals for votes, solicitations for campaign contributions and any political content.
NEW YORK (AP) — Ayesha Curry is used to a holiday on the road with lots of people, but with three-time NBA champion Steph Curry sidelined due to injury, the family is planning to have a much more intimate celebration at home — and she’s looking forward to it.
Ukraine is at the center of today’s east-west geopolitical battle, but it’s feeling increasingly alone and abandoned by its U.S. backers amid the impeachment drama unfolding in Washington.
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the real facts:
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel said early Friday it has completed a series of airstrikes on targets linked to the Islamic Jihad militant group in Gaza after overnight rocket fire that rattled a day-old truce.
SUNBURY — Samantha Jo Delcamp, 24, of 809 Fort Augusta Ave., Sunbury, mother of 3-year-old Arabella Parker, and Christy Lynn Willis, 50, of 1343 Plum Creek Road, Sunbury, the mother of Jahrid Josef Burgess, who is accused of severely beating Parker, will remain behind bars on $200,000 bail.
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A leading Republican critique of the House impeachment inquiry is that Democrats are relying on “hearsay” evidence.
SUNBURY — Two Shamokin men that were charged with stealing a judge's motorized scooter were found not guilty by a jury Thursday at the Northumberland County Courthouse.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland police say they are not investigating Browns player Myles Garrett for striking a Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback in the head with a helmet.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett swung a helmet. The NFL will soon swing back.
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CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns were seconds away from a season-changing win when Myles Garrett lost his composure in a moment of rage rarely seen on an NFL field.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — An ambassador, her firing and a pair of fixers.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Taylor Swift said Thursday that she may not perform at the American Music Awards and may have to put other projects including a forthcoming Netflix documentary on hold because the men who own her old recordings won’t allow her to play her songs.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's unemployment rate ticked up in October for the second straight month, even as payrolls and the labor force hit record highs.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Deval Patrick was in need of a pep talk.
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — A boy described as bright, quiet and “normal” pulled a gun from his backpack on his 16th birthday and opened fire at his high school before saving the last bullet for himself, authorities said.
Spanish singer Rosalía, the breakthrough performer known for blending flamenco music with sounds like reggaeton and Latin trap, won album of the year at the 2019 Latin Grammys, becoming the first solo female performer to win the top honor since Shakira’s triumph 13 years ago.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
BOSSIER CITY, La. (AP) — President Donald Trump said the impeachment probe has been “very hard” on his family, even as he tried to flex his political muscle to flip the governor’s mansion in deep-red Louisiana.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Crown” opens with a clever acknowledgment that time has passed for Queen Elizabeth II and taken with it the Emmy-winning actress who played her in the Netflix drama’s first two seasons.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea called former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden a “rabid dog” that “must be beaten to death with a stick” in its latest swipe against foreign and political leaders it sees as hostile to the North’s leadership.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Residents say the airstrike came without warning: With fighting raging between Israel and Islamic Jihad militants throughout Gaza, two loud blasts shook the night, destroying the Abu Malhous home and killing eight members of the family in a split second.
TOP PHOTO: Krista McGinley and Bobbi Lyden, at right, of Murray Insurance of Shamokin, and Greg Berezovske Jr., at left, a fireman with Friendship Fire Co., Shamokin, delivered pizzas donated by Two Guys from Italy for the Fire Prevention Coloring Contest Tuesday. The pizzas were awarded to …
Florida rapper Kodak Black has been sentenced to nearly four years in federal prison after pleading guilty to weapons charges stemming from his arrest at a May concert, according to local reports.
MANDATA — The Line Mountain Elementary School students were attentive and engaged as speaker Nick Scott told them they are “beautiful or handsome and to believe in themselves.” Scott is a 37-year-old motivational speaker who is a paraplegic weightlifter and ballroom dancer. His message was “…
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SEOUL — North Korea has launched another volley of insults at former vice president Joe Biden, calling him a “rabid dog” who is greedy for power and deserves to be beaten to death.
Mandy Kegler provided a grim outlook Thursday of Arabella Parker, who investigators allege was abused by 19-year-old Jahrid Burgess.
SUNBURY — The City of Shamokin on Wednesday filed a petition in the Northumberland County Court of Common Pleas to continue an increased tax levy and earned income tax.
KULPMONT — Robert Slaby defeated, by a single vote, Kulpmont Council President Walt Lutz, 351-350, in the race for a four-year seat on council, according to official results released Wednesday by the Northumberland County Board of Elections.
KULPMONT — Borough council Wednesday night approved a projected budget for 2020 that doesn’t require any tax increases.
The aunt of a child abuse victim who suffered at least 44 injuries during multiple attacks is now the legal guardian for the girl following a hearing Wednesday morning at the Northumberland County Courthouse.
SHAMOKIN — City Councilwoman-elect Jennifer Seidel questioned the proposed hiring of clerks in city hall during Tuesday’s council meeting.
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — A student pulled a gun from his backpack and opened fire at a Southern California high school Thursday, killing two students and wounding three others before shooting himself in the head on his 16th birthday, authorities said.
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a Southern California high school (all times local):
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Amazon is protesting the Pentagon’s decision to award a $10 billion cloud-computing contract to Microsoft, citing “unmistakable bias” in the process.
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