LEWISBURG — Owners of small businesses attended the recent sneak preview of “Billboard,” a film its director said illustrated entrepreneurial spirit in action.
SHAMOKIN — It was a bittersweet moment as city officials and state Rep. Kurt Masser (R-107) stood in a vacant lot at Rock and Cameron streets on a cloudy Monday morning, watching an excavator claw rip into a wall at the former Shroyer dress factory building.
CATAWISSA RR — Twenty-one Southern Columbia Area School District residents attended a meeting Monday that lasted nearly four hours to discus ways to counteract bullying and revise the district’s anti-bullying policy.
COAL TOWNSHIP — Immaculata University and Our Lady of Lourdes High School have entered into an agreement that guarantees admission to Immaculata for qualifying students graduating from Our Lady of Lourdes.
Susquehanna Valley gas prices have dropped by about six cents this week, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report.
SUNBURY — A misdemeanor of driving under the influence of alcohol and related summary offenses against a 54-year-old Kulpmont man were dismissed by a county judge Monday afternoon due to a Rule 600 violation.
A Shamokin fire company is joining the list of local organizations that will feed hundreds of area residents this year on Thanksgiving.
SUNBURY — A 52-year-old Reading man pleaded guilty Monday to a felony of statutory sexual assault relating to incidents in Mount Carmel earlier this year.
SHAMOKIN — The Salvation Army Family Store marked its official grand opening on Monday at its new location, 8 E. Independence St., with a 9:45 a.m. ribbon-cutting ceremony and the store’s opening at 10 a.m.
MOUNT CARMEL — Bids for a new municipal building came in at least $500,000 more than anticipated, and borough council has tabled further action to discuss its options.
SHAMOKIN — City police have released surveillance videos of the suspect from today's robbery at the Turkey Hill on Lincoln Street.
HUMMELS WHARF — Shoppers will have the opportunity to aid homeless animals next month during the return of a gift “wrap-a-thon” to be held Friday through Sunday, Dec. 14 to 16, at the Susquehanna Valley Mall.
SUNBURY — Northumberland County District Attorney Tony Matulewicz reported Monday on another phone scam.
SHAMOKIN — The Lower Anthracite Model Railroad Club will hold its annual open houses, featuring a 3,000-square-foot train display, from 1 to 7 p.m. Saturdays, Dec. 15, 22 and 29; and 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 26. The club is located in the American Legion building above Shamokin-Coal Towns…
DANVILLE — A new project led by Driving Real Innovation for a Vibrant Economy (DRIVE) is set to expand high-speed, broadband internet access to much of Montour County, including many underserved areas, in early 2019. Funded by Geisinger, the project will build the infrastructure needed to ea…
SUNBURY - Anthony Sanutti, 44, of Selinsgrove, the former owner of the Brass Key bar in Sunbury that he was accused of burning down on Jan. 1, 2011, was sentenced Monday to 2 1/2 to 23 months in county prison on felonies of insurance fraud, tampering with public documents and theft by failur…
SHAMOKIN — Local supermarkets were crowded on Sunday with customers making their final purchases on the last weekend before Thanksgiving. In addition to frozen turkeys for the Thanksgiving Day meal, other popular items purchased included potatoes, brussel sprouts, bread cubes for stuffing an…
KULPMONT — The “Kulpmont100 Believes” Christmas decorations will feature new banners which will supplement Kulpmont’s holiday decor, compliments of the Kulpmont100 committee.
The following landlord/tenant claims or judgments were filed in magisterial district court:
Northumberland County Senior Action Center activities for the week of Nov. 18.
POTTSVILLE — Dunham’s Sports will open a 43,000-square-foot store at Fairlane Village Mall in December.
COAL TOWNSHIP — The community got a little brighter for the upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays on Saturday.
MOUNT CARMEL — The parent of a Mount Carmel Area High School student who was injured in a chemistry class accident is suing the Mount Carmel Area School District and four of its employees.
SHAMOKIN — In following the teaching of Jesus to love one another, members of Brookside Ministries church in Shamokin Dam came to the city Saturday to help minister to those in need.
There are few things more beautiful in sports than a team that is capable of beating a more athletically talented squad with the use of teamwork.
MOUNT CARMEL — Thursday’s fire at a three-story commercial building in the downtown district reportedly left six people homeless and prompted borough fire officials to contact a state police fire marshal to inspect the property in hopes of determining an official cause.
Anglican Church of SS Philip and James
MOUNT CARMEL — A three-story commercial building along North Oak Street was gutted by flames and two others damaged by smoke and water Thursday afternoon.
HARRISBURG — The 110 members of the incoming Pennsylvania House Republican Caucus on Tuesday once again elected Rep. Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) as speaker of the House and chose Rep. Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) as the new majority leader for the upcoming 2019-20 legislative session.
SHAMOKIN — The season’s first snowstorm wreaked havoc throughout the area Thursday, causing numerous crashes, forcing multiple road closures and prompting early dismissals at schools.
LOWER AUGUSTA TOWNSHIP — A 23-year-old Sunbury woman was killed Thursday afternoon during a snowstorm when her car slid off Route 147, descended an embankment and struck a tree.
SHAMOKIN — Four defendants entered guilty pleas Tuesday before Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III and were ordered to pay fines and costs.
COAL TOWNSHIP — A 32-year-old Coal Township woman has been charged with multiple offenses in connection with a Nov. 7 hit-and-run accident at Routes 2026 and 61 north near Coal Run that injured two people.
SHAMOKIN — Those who feared this summer’s excessive rain would translate to a winter of excessive snow may be right.
KULPMONT — Borough council Tuesday night approved a tentative budget for 2019 that does not require any tax increases.
MOUNT CARMEL — The Mount Carmel Area High School football team easily beat North Penn-Mansfield in a District 4 Class 2A semifinal game at The Silver Bowl, but it was the Red Tornadoes’ performance following Saturday’s win that was just as impressive.
SHAMOKIN — At Wednesday’s city council meeting, Mayor John Brown announced equipment will be assembled over the weekend at the former Shroyer Dress Factory for demolition to begin at 8:30 a.m. Monday.
SHAMOKIN — The history of the coal region’s veterans was on display for Wednesday’s opening of a “veterans museum” at the Northumberland County Career and Arts Center, honoring those who have served from the Revolutionary War to today.
KULPMONT — Demolition of the two smokestacks at the former JH & CK Eagle Mill is moving forward, but an obstacle involving Verizon phone lines has provided a hurdle for the EPA to tackle before work can be done.
Shamokin Area School District is dismissing early today because of the pending snowstorm.
Gas Buddy is recommending motorists hold off on filling their tanks for now thanks to Tuesday’s 7 percent single-day drop in the price of crude oil, which extended the record streak of 12 days that oil has moved lower.
MOUNT CARMEL — Sunday marked the 100th anniversary of the signing of the armistice that ended World War I. With the surrender of Germany to the Allies at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, hostilities came to an end. The Mount Carmel Area Joint Veterans Committee held its 508th…
Line Mountain High School
MANDATA — Line Mountain Middle School has announced its first period honor roll:
CATAWISSA RR — G.C. Hartman Elementary School released its first marking period honor roll. Those achieving distinguished honors have averages of 95 percent and higher and those with honors from 88 to 94 percent.
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- Coal Township woman charged in hit-and-run that resulted in two being injured
- Sunbury woman killed in Route 147 crash in Lower Augusta Township
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