LOCUST TOWNSHIP — A 21-year-old Locust Township man is charged with attempted homicide after allegedly shooting at his sister's fiance, who was in a vehicle attempting to leave their residence at 158 Gas Well Road.

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HARRISBURG — After several days of surging numbers, confirmed new cases of COVID-19 slowed Friday based on data released by the state Department of Health. However, two more deaths were reported in Northumberland County.

MOUNT CARMEL TOWNSHIP — A Catawissa man has been charged with stealing more than $4,000 worth of drugs over a three-month period while he was employed as a pharmacist at CVS Pharmacy along Locust Gap Highway.

SUNBURY — A Shamokin woman accused of punching Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III in the face and backing her Jeep into his truck was sentenced Thursday morning to serve five years of supervised probation with the first 90 days on house arrest for a misdemeanor of driving under the i…

SUNBURY — Northumberland County Correctional Officer Holly Olvany, who was suspended without pay after being charged with multiple offenses involving incidents at the county jail last year, was found not guilty Wednesday afternoon of a summary offense of careless driving, which was the lone …

COAL TOWNSHIP — In 12 days, students of the Northumberland County Career and Technology Center (NCCTC) will report to class in person, according to the Health and Safety Plan that the joint operating committee approved Wednesday night.

SHAMOKIN — Cpl. Bryan Primerano has issued five public nuisance citations against property owners for failing to address code violations. They are:

SHAMOKIN — Shamokin City Council passed the first reading of its amended off-highway vehicle (OHV) ordinance, which now would allow permitted ATV, UTV and dirt bike riders to enter the city on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at no cost.

The average price for gasoline across the Susquehanna Valley jumped up seven cents this week to $2.429 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report.

MILTON — As the first day of school approaches, teachers typically spend some time bringing items into their classrooms in preparation for the new year. At the Milton Middle School, the opposite is occurring this year as teachers are removing some items from their classrooms.

SUNBURY — The following defendants were sentenced in Northumberland County Court of Common Pleas:

MOUNT CARMEL — A knocked over tart burner is the cause of an accidental fire early Sunday at 514 E. Fifth St., according to First Assistant Chief John Janolek Sr.

ELYSBURG — Organizers of the annual All Home Days celebration, Elysburg’s biggest community celebration each year, announced late Thursday they would not be holding the three-day gathering in 2020 due to coronavirus.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Fred Keller (R-12) announced that the U.S. Department of Education (ED) has awarded Lock Haven University, Susquehanna University and Mansfield University TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) grants that will provide students with opportunities for academic development.