SEVEN POINTS — For those who feel like giving up because of old age, take a page from the book of 94-year-old Marcella Rozowski, formerly of Shamokin. She is determined not to let age stop her from doing what she loves.

MOUNT CARMEL — Two accused arsonists charged with attempted murder for intentionally setting a fire Aug. 13 that gutted two homes in the 400 block of North Walnut Street, leaving three people homeless, are headed to Northumberland County Court of Common Pleas following legal proceedings Wedn…

SHAMOKIN — The spirit of the late George H. Brand, former owner of the Penn-Ocala building, will live on through the recent sale of the property to a real estate investor who promised to remain true to his vision.

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SHAMOKIN — Shamokin goes retro this Saturday as the second annual Downtown Doo Wop takes place on Independence Street from noon to 8 p.m.

ATLAS — The Mount Carmel Township supervisors voted unanimously to table a bid received for a seal coat project following a brief discussion on the estimated cost.

MOUNT CARMEL — An 18-year-old Strong man charged last week with assaulting his 5-month-old son, who reportedly suffered bruising to his neck, face, inner ears, both arms and chest area, waived his right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday.

WATSONTOWN — Two felony counts and five misdemeanors have been leveled against a 23-year-old Watsontown man accused of stalking a female, brandishing a loaded firearm and threatening to kill the occupants of a residence.

WATSONTOWN — As representatives from the Luzerne County Community College (LCCC) touted the college’s long-term commitment to the Watsontown community, local officials expressed their support of a new community college branch campus.

MOUNT CARMEL — Mount Carmel Clover Hose Boy Scout Troop 174 recent held a family picnic at Wightman’s Dam. The boys, their families and Scout leaders enjoyed fishing, games and lots of food. The Scouts were presented their Merit Badges and awards from Camp K. They were also commended for the…

ROCKEFELLER TOWNSHIP — The Northumberland County Fair, which kicks off this afternoon and runs through Saturday, will feature a farmers triathlon, food, live entertainment, fireworks and more.

MANDATA — Line Mountain School District has indicated that it plans to focus on identifying student mental health issues as a key initiative for the upcoming school year. The district is implementing a new behavioral health program known as Community School-Based Behavioral Health (CSBBH) fo…

MOUNT CARMEL — The Mount Carmel Area School District has been hard at work over the summer improving the grounds and facilities to get ready for students to go back school today for the 2019-20 school year.

HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania State Police is asking the community for donations of horses to support its mounted patrol unit.

MOUNT CARMEL — Three defendants entered guilty pleas Aug. 14 and were ordered by Magisterial District Judge William Cole to pay fines and costs. They are:

SHAMOKIN — At a special meeting held Monday evening at Mill Road Square, Shamokin City Council announced the hiring of a new code enforcement officer. Following a brief executive session, Christopher White was officially sworn into the position, with his wife, Lisa, by his side, as he took t…

CATAWISSA RR — As part of Superintendent Paul Caputo’s report at Monday’s Southern Columbia Area School Board meeting, representatives of the Mystic Mountain Estates Property Owners Association Inc. (MMEPOA) and the Fullington Bus Co. addressed the board regarding transportation services.

SUNBURY — A 30-year-old Reading man was acquitted of rape and related offenses Thursday by Northumberland County President Judge Charles H. Saylor when the alleged victim failed to appear to testify at a trial.

NORTHUMBERLAND — Northumberland County Coroner James F. Kelley identified the man who drowned in the Susquehanna River Sunday near Northumberland as Donte Glasper, 19, who lived in Milton and Mount Carmel.

BLOOMSBURG — Starting in 2020, the Pennsylvania Food Code will require that the person in charge of a food service operation be a certified food protection manager — and such a person must be onsite at all times during operating hours. That means at least one employee on each shift must beco…

MANDATA — The Herndon Fire Co.’s ninth annual car show rolled into Line Mountain High School’s parking lot on Sunday with an impressive array of 45 vintage classic cars.

CATAWISSA RR — Saturday was a “peach of a day” at Rohrbach’s Farm Market as the business kicked off its annual peach festival, which was well-attended by several hundred visitors.

SHAMOKIN — For the past six years, the Music in the Park summer concert series has provided free entertainment with various artists, groups and bands performing live on stage at Claude E. Kehler Memorial Park.

THARPTOWN — Going back to school is typically not a welcomed thought for most young people. However, for disadvantaged students who come from families which are less fortunate, the stress of being able to purchase adequate school supplies can be even more stressful.

WASHINGTONVILLE — Since 2015, Montour Area Recreation Commission (MARC) Director Bob Stoudt said 4,338 acres of publicly accessible land in the county has been transferred to private ownership. There’s a possibility the 650-acre Montour Preserve could join that list in just one year.

AUGUSTAVILLE — The Northumberland County Conservation District (NCCD) is holding its annual Twilight Meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 3, at the Long Center for Environmental Stewardship and Education, located at 182 Houser Road.

SHAMOKIN — In an unexpected turn of events, Harvest Health & Recreation Inc., announced Friday that two of its affiliates, will relinquish permits granted to them by the the state Department of Health (DOH). The two Harvest affiliates, Harvest of North Central PA LLC and Harvest of North…

The Elysburg Fire Co.No. 1 is probably the oldest community-oriented organization still in existence. It was early in the 20th Century that a group of men banded together to protect against the common evil of fire. These men purchased a pumper cart that could be pulled by hand or by horse wi…

MILTON — Central Pennsylvania Workforce Development Corporation (CPWDC) unveiled its pioneering Path To Careers website during the 2019 Business and Education Summit at Milton Area High School on July 10.

SHAMOKIN — A $5,000 Cigarette Litter Prevention program grant was received by City of Shamokin to assist in continued revitalization and beautification of the downtown area.

HARRISBURG — Rep. Lynda Schlegel Culver (R-108) announced she will be opening an additional satellite district office location at the Susquehanna Valley Mall in Monroe Township, located at 1 Susquehanna Valley Mall Dr., Selinsgrove. The office will open to the public sometime in September, a…

MOUNT CARMEL — Mount Carmel Area School District will host a new and gently-used dress code clothing drop off in the lobby area of the junior/senior high school during open house from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday.

SUNBURY — Shamokin resident Michael James Robinson, who ran unsuccessfully for mayor in 2017 and has multiple code enforcement and traffic violations pending against him, now is accused of impersonating a federal officer and threatening members of Shamokin City Council on Monday night.