SHAMOKIN — There was something for everyone to enjoy Saturday at the 11th annual Downtown Christmas sponsored by the Northumberland County Council for the Arts, which attracted new vendors and entertainment while maintaining favorites that have delighted the crowd for years.

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A son, Hayes Thomas Hynoski, was born Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019, at Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital, Bloomsburg, to Thomas Hynoski and Kimberly Andruscavage, of Mount Carmel.

A son, Dexter William Mirarck, was born at 6:48 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2019, at Gesinger Medical Center, Danville, to Austin Koch and Erica Mirarck, of Kulpmont. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce, and was 20 1/2 inches in length.

SHAMOKIN — Shatiq Crum, 20, of 28 S. Franklin St., Shamokin, has been charged by Patrolman Shane Mowery with felony possession of a firearm, possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia relating to an incident that took place Friday.

COAL TOWNSHIP — Line Mountain School Board member Ronald Neidig was appointed treasurer of the board during a monthly business meeting, which followed the board’s annual reorganization meeting Wednesday night at the Northumberland County Career and Technology Center.

A daughter, Brynn Marie Malukas, was born at 5:48 a.m. Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, to Kevin and Courtney Malukas, of Kulpmont. The mother is the former Courtney Grabowski. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce, and was 19 inches in length.

COAL TOWNSHIP — Two inmates at Northumberland County Jail have been charged by county Detective Degg Stark in connection with separate assaults at the prison last month.

SUNBURY — Northumberland County Judge Hugh A. Jones on Wednesday morning granted permission to the City of Shamokin to maintain a 35-mill real estate tax and 2% earned income tax.

MCCLURE — Shawn Stover, 23, of 250 S. 10th St., Sunbury, faces two felony counts of aggravated assault — as well as three misdemeanor counts of simple assault and one each of possessing instruments of crime and prohibited offensive weapon, plus a summary harassment charge — following a repor…

A son, Liam Joseph Colosimo-Swank, was born Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, at Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital, Bloomsburg, to Kayla Colosimo and Colton Swank, of Orangeville. Maternal grandparents are Herb Colosimo, of Espy, and Wendy Colosimo, of Orangeville. Paternal grandparents are Ann McLauglin, o…

CATAWISSA RR — Michael Yeager was reappointed president of the Southern Columbia School Board at Wednesday’s reorganization meeting and Timothy Vought was appointed vice president.

COAL TOWNSHIP — Three members of the Line Mountain School District Board of Directors who were recently reelected were sworn in by Magisterial District Judge John Gembic Wednesday night at the Nortumberland County Career and Technology Center (NCCTC) prior to the board’s reorganization meeting.

SHAMOKIN — Three people involved in a Nov. 21 standoff in the first block of South Market Street have been charged by Patrolman Raymond Siko II with multiple offenses.

SUNBURY — A hearing will be held at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday before Judge Hugh A. Jones to determine if the City of Shamokin will once again be granted a petition to continue an increased tax levy and earned income tax.

SUNBURY — A 19-year-old local man accused of raping an unconscious person pleaded guilty Monday to a misdemeanor of indecent assault and will be sentenced within 90 days.

PHILADELPHIA — Dan Hassell, secretary of the state Department of Revenue, urged Pennsylvanians to protect themselves against identity theft as the holiday shopping season is underway. This time of year is a prime time for identity thieves to steal financial and personal data.