SHAMOKIN DAM — Business owner Mike Molesevich, a former Congressional nominee, Lewisburg mayor and borough council member, can now officially add photographer to his list of achievements.
WILLIAMSPORT — Four witnesses spoke Monday in a trial pitting a West Cameron Township woman against two former Shamokin police officers — Mark Costa and William Miner — whom she alleges engaged in excessive force and battery against her in the lobby of the city police department in 2004.
COAL TOWNSHIP — Firefighters extracted the driver of a Ford Explorer that crashed Wednesday night into several trees along Route 901 east of Excelsior.
SHAMOKIN — City council on Monday approved a route for a Taking it to the Streets ride on Oct. 26 that will include a route to James Pizza in the Fifth Ward.
SHAMOKIN — A 71-year-old Coal Township man charged last month with molesting four preteen girls during incidents at his home over the past 14 years waived his right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday before Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III.
SHAMOKIN — A new police officer will be joining the Shamokin Police Department.
SHAMOKIN — City council on Monday granted Administrator Robert Slaby to enter into a five-year lease agreement with Keystone Center of Integrative Wellness and Parea BioSciences for 51 E. Lincoln St.
SUNBURY — Northumberland County Commissioners Sam Schiccatano and Richard Shoch heard a proposal from representatives of Enterprise Fleet Management during a work session on Tuesday.
LEWISBURG — The Philadelphia Dance Company (PHILADANCO!) will leap onto the Weis Center’s stage at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday as part of their 50th anniversary celebration.
COAL TOWNSHIP — Emergency crews are responding to a one-vehicle rollover accident that potentially involves a person ejected from a vehicle and one still entrapped on Route 901 in Coal Township, according to emergency communications.
COAL TOWNSHIP — A Mount Carmel man accused of rape and incest was attacked by a fellow inmate at the Northumberland County Jail on Monday, Oct. 7, according to a press release from the Northumberland County District Attorney’s Office.
COAL TOWNSHIP — Shamokin Area School Board approved winter sports coaches, contracts and grant applications Tuesday night during a brief meeting.
CATAWISSA — Rohrbach’s Farm Market hosted its Columbus Day Pumpkin Fall Festival on Monday. A 60-plus-year staple of the community, Rohrbach’s autumn festival season attracts all ages with a corn maze, hayrides, pumpkin-picking, playland, apple slingshot and other activities.
SHAMOKIN — A 19-year-old Trevorton man accused of beating a 3-year-old girl, who remains on life support at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, has not yet been appointed an attorney.
SHAMOKIN — Magisterial District Judge John Gembic issued a follow-up statement Monday night regarding his decision to issue a continuance of today’s scheduled hearing of accused child assaulter Jahrid Josef Burgess, 19, of Trevorton, due to his concerns for the safety of all those involved w…
TREVORTON — The Zerbe Township Board of Supervisors announced Monday that it has reached an agreement with members of the employees’ union and its representatives for a new contract.
Parents, students and community members who want to learn about the potential dangers of vaping should plan to attend one of two “Juuling Presentations” planned for later this month.
SHAMOKIN — Excited children, their parents, local businesses and officials made downtown Shamokin their spooky destination of choice for Sunday’s second annual “Trunk or Treat” event.
KULPMONT — Kulpmont resident Jill Smith accused borough councilman Walter Lutz of stealing a star from the former JH & CK Eagle Mill in Kulpmont during the public comment portion of Wednesday’s regularly scheduled meeting.
MOUNT CARMEL — Oct. 13 celebrates the birthday of the United States Navy, but on Sunday all branches of the armed forces were celebrated during a presentation of a new mural inside Mount Carmel VFW Post 2110.
SHAMOKIN — Those of a younger generation who are unfamiliar with Shamokin’s history may not be aware of, or appreciate, the fact that a National Historic Landmark and ornate movie palace once stood at the corner of Diamond and Independence streets, where a Rite Aid parking lot now is situated.
SHAMOKIN — A 3-year-old girl is fighting for her life after being brutally beaten Thursday night at 725 W. Shamokin St., Trevorton.
TREVORTON — The 12th edition of Trevorton’s Halloween Parade Saturday morning may have set a record for the number of participants, according to organizers.
KULPMONT — The annual wine festival Saturday afternoon on the grounds of Holy Angels Church fostered a sense of camaraderie.
SHAMOKIN — It was “guns” versus “hoses” during a friendly bowling competition Saturday night at Moose Lodge 1149.
SHAMOKIN — Those who have prepared Thanksgiving dinner know just how important an early start to the day can be.
MILTON — Even with impeachment and the madness of Washington swirling in the national news cycle, Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.) was clearly focused on health care when he paid a visit to The Standard-Journal Friday.
STRONG — A grease fire caused by a pan of unattended pierogies is the likely cause of a fire that heavily damaged a home Saturday night.
MILTON — U.S. Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.) has heard about the boosts to depressed local economies that federal opportunity zones have sparked since being enacted as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico — A local fugitive wanted in criminal homicide has been apprehended in New Mexico. According to state police at Lykens, on Oct. 2 criminal charges were authorized by the Dauphin County District Attorney’s office and an arrest warrant issued for Michael Paul Leary, 43,…
LEWISBURG — A Lewisburg woman who “felt guilty to have such a good cancer diagnosis” is now encouraging other women to receive a regular mammogram.
STRONG — A fire that heavily damaged the interior and exterior of 122 Third St., Strong, Saturday night was knocked down within 30 minutes of the second-alarm call.
MOUNT CARMEL TOWNSHIP — A dwelling fire on Third Street in Mount Carmel Township was moved to a second alarm incident the moment crews arrived on scene, according to emergency communications.
SHAMOKIN — Jahrid Josef Burgess, 19, of Trevorton, showed no remorse during his preliminary arraignment Saturday morning before Magisterial District Judge John Gembic.
DANVILLE — Geisinger Health Plan (GHP) has announced its 2020 Medicare Advantage plans with premiums and copays starting at $0 with no deductibles.
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania held its sixth annual Nursing White Coat ceremony Sept. 14, at the Haas Center for the Arts on campus. The White Coat Ceremony celebrates sophomore nursing students who are entering the next phase of their education.
TREVORTON — A 19-year-old Trevorton man is accused of causing critical injuries to a 3-year-old child.
STONINGTON — Shamokin Township’s Board of Supervisors announced that they have been officially notified by Aqua Pennsylvania of an upcoming project, which will involve the installation of a new 36-inch diameter water main pipe across Route 54 to connect its Roaring Creek Water Treatment Plan…
SUNBURY — A former Northumberland County Public Assistance Office (NCAO) employee was charged Thursday by the state Attorney General’s Office with using electronic benefit transfer (EBT) cards of public assistance recipients to make unauthorized purchases totaling more than $8,600.
SELINSGROVE — A 61-year-old Palmyra man who allegedly robbed a woman outside Kohl’s Department Store on Wednesday after sticking a gun in her ribs while she was changing her infant faces 12 criminal offenses, including four felonies.
SUNBURY — Former Coal Township Cpl. Terry Ketchem began his duties as a Sunbury police officer Monday.
KULPMONT — The planting of dozens of saplings along Quaker Run at the Veterans Memorial Sports Complex Thursday afternoon concluded an environmental field trip.
SHAMOKIN — A downtown staple will be closed three days next week in preparation for a grand reopening Nov. 8 upon expanding to a neighboring building.
SHAMOKIN — Each year, the Shamokin Rotary Club organizes the operation of Santa’s Sleigh, which makes its way through the lower anthracite region for a two-week period each December, giving gifts and photo opportunities to area children.
RALPHO TOWNSHIP — Two people were hospitalized Wednesday night as a result of a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Route 54 and Airport Road.
- Trevorton man charged with causing critical injuries to 3-year-old
- Judge: Burgess showed no remorse at arraignment; jailed on $200k bail
- A flick at the Vic: Memories of Shamokin's long-loved theatre
- Former CT corporal hired by Sunbury Police Department
- Alleged rapist attacked in Northumberland County Jail
- 3-year-old beating victim clings to life
- Trial against former Shamokin cops underway
- College Football: Zalar continues to impress at State College
- Man, daughter escape injury in Strong blaze
- Ale House Bar and Grill preparing for expansion, grand reopening