Southern Columbia Area High School social studies teacher, and former softball and field hockey coach Tricia Hoffman penned the following message to all seniors of Southern Columbia Area School District. Hoffman references a severe hemorrhagic stroke she suffered in 2014.

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MOUNT CARMEL TOWNSHIP — Three people escaped injury in a rollover accident on Brennan’s Farm Road, between Kulpmont and Den-Mar Gardens, at 3:40 p.m. Friday.

HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced that expiration dates for driver licenses, identification cards and learner’s permits will be extended for Pennsylvania residents in response to statewide COVID-19 mitigation efforts.

The Northumberland County Coroner Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating living blood relatives of Norman J. Hemerka, Jr., 48, of Nevada Drive, Kulpmont. Those with information should contact Coroner James F. Kelley via the Northumberland County Communication Center at 570-988-4539.

MOUNT CARMEL —The Mount Carmel Area Public Library is grateful for the following donations. Your donations have always been the most important source of funds for the library.

MOUNT CARMEL — Two defendants entered guilty pleas May 20 and were ordered by Magisteral District Judge William Cole to pay fines and costs.

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

SHAMOKIN — Central Susquehanna Opportunities Inc. will hold a Fresh Food Pantry from 1 to 3 p.m. today at the Northumberland County Career and Arts Center, 2 E. Arch St., for Northumberland County residents.

MOUNT CARMEL — A 27-year-old Mount Carmel woman charged with homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence of alcohol and related offenses in connection with a Feb. 27 accident on South Oak Street that led to the death of a 46-year-old borough man had a blood-alcohol content .253 per…

SHAMOKIN — Two defendants entered guilty pleas Tuesday and were ordered by Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III to pay fines and costs.

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania state government began advancing a temporary, no-new-taxes budget plan Tuesday that maintains current spending levels while budget makers watch to see how badly coronavirus-related shutdowns damage tax collections and whether the federal government sends another aid…

SUNBURY — Northumberland County District Attorney Tony Matulewicz warns the public of a scam involving a telephone call during which the caller claims to be a grandson who needs money due to an accident and subsequent arrest.

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MILTON — Although a community Memorial Day service was unable to be held this year in the Milton area due to the coronavirus pandemic, members of the Milton American Legion Post 71 color guard traveled across the community to salute their fallen comrades.

LEWISBURG — Preston Boop, Union County commissioner chair, said new information was found out over the weekend about COVID-19 cases attributed to the county.

COAL TOWNSHIP — A 63-year-old York man suffered injuries in an all-terrain vehicle accident Sunday afternoon in the woods near Walmart Supercenter.

SHAMOKIN — After being criticized over the years for not properly maintaining Shamokin Cemetery in the Academy Hill section of the city, members of the cemetery company and several volunteers deserve a ton of credit for cleaning the burial ground to the best of their ability in time for Memo…

KULPMONT — A cruise organized by Joe Cesari and Kulpmont Cruise Association will be held today. A rain date for the event is Sunday, May 31.

HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf said Friday he is easing some pandemic restrictions in Philadelphia and the heavily populated suburbs on June 5, while lifting them almost entirely in 17 rural counties next week as Pennsylvania continues to emerge from a shutdown imposed nearly two months ago to h…

About two months ago, we all woke up to find ourselves in a new reality and a very different lifestyle, one filled with stress, restrictions and uncertainties. At that time, the board of directors for Manna for the Many met to decide how we could continue with our program of serving those in…

SHAMOKIN — A 31-year-old Shamokin man, who was wanted for statutory sexual assault and related offenses for allegedly engaging in sexual intercourse with a teen over a three-year period, turned himself over to authorities Friday morning at the office of Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III.

SHAMOKIN — A 36-year-old Shamokin man, who is a convicted felon, was taken into custody Thursday afternoon at his apartment and charged with a firearms offense, possessing heroin and possessing drug paraphernalia.