SHAMOKIN — On the heels of Saturday’s snow and freezing rain, Sunday ushered in another wave of challenging winter weather. A brief warm-up was quickly followed by a strong blast of arctic air and powerful winds, as slushy surfaces refroze.
SHAMOKIN — Several well-known public figures will sit on the judges panel for the Jeff Thew Memorial Soupie Contest 5 p.m. Saturday at the West End Fire Co. on West Pine Street.
DANVILLE – Dr. Christian A. Kauffman, a fellowship-trained plastic surgeon, has been named Geisinger’s chair of the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
SHAMOKIN —The Shamokin-Coal Township Public Library has announced the memorials for the period of Oct. 3 to Dec. 31, 2018.
SHAMOKIN — Despite significantly diminished predictions of heavy snowfall locally, Saturday still proved to be a challenging start to what will no doubt be a memorable Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend weather-wise.
One week into the roll-out of the state Attorney General’s Office new mandated “Safe2Say Something” program, local districts have been working on implementation.
LEWISBURG — “We’re artists, not politicians,” said Guillermo Galindo, Mexican-American artist and composer.
COAL TOWNSHIP — Our Lady of Lourdes Regional School will join thousands of schools across the United States in celebration of Catholic Schools Week (CSW), Jan. 27 to Feb. 2.
MOUNT CARMEL — Mount Carmel Area School Board Thursday approved a proposed preliminary budget for the 2019-20 that will be available for public inspection.
SUNBURY — Weis Markets on Thursday announced its new “Low, Low Price” program, which the company says lowers prices on more than 7,000 products in every department in its stores.
In response to today’s snow storm, Gov. Tom Wolf signed a state of emergency to allow for increased assistance with storm-related needs and announced that commercial traffic will be banned on interstates from noon today until noon Sunday.
HARRISBURG — State Rep. Lynda Schlegel Culver (R-108) was assigned to serve on five committees during the 2019-20 legislative session: Appropriations, transportation, veterans affairs and emergency preparedness, professional licensure and rules.
SHAMOKIN — Heritage Restaurant, Market and Arch streets, has closed temporarily as as some “menu, management and maintenance changes” are made, according to owners Sam and Kathy Vetovich.
SUNBURY — On a split vote, Northumberland County commissioners entered into a contract Friday with a retired state correctional officer to conduct an evaluation of operations at Northumberland County Jail in Coal Township that opened last year.
HARRISBURG — The state Department of Labor and Industry (L&I) said Friday that Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate was unchanged in December at 4.2 percent.
Anglican Church of SS Philip and James
Northumberland County Senior Action Center activities for the week of Jan. 20.
ELYSBURG — The Elysburg Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services have mailed their 2019 subscription requests throughout Ralpho Township and surrounding municipalities for which they provide services. The department advises the 2019 subscription drive flyers are designed to be easily r…
SHAMOKIN — A major fire was prevented by a city police officer who used a fire extinguisher to put out flames burning the front porch of 115 Birch St. early Thursday.
HARRISBURG — Tom Marino, a five-term Republican congressman who helped steer Donald Trump’s successful presidential campaign in Pennsylvania, said Thursday that he is resigning just days into a new term.
LEWISBURG — The Democrat who challenged Rep. Tom Marino (R-Pa.12) in 2016 said the Congressman’s resignation could prove to be an indication of things to come for the Trump administration.
SUNBURY — Northumberland County President Judge Charles Saylor denied multiple motions Thursday filed by accused serial rapist John E. Kurtz’s attorney including lowering his client’s bail, suppressing the defendant’s alleged confession, severing the cases and dismissing all the charges.
SUNBURY — Northumberland County Commissioner Sam Schiccatano announced Thursday he will seek re-election this year and will campaign as a team with Joe Klebon, who, like Schiccatano, is a former educator and head coach.
Two local school districts were among the 765 schools across the Commonwealth to receive a portion of an $8.7 million targeted grant through Gov. Tom Wolf’s PAsmart initiative, which expands STEM and computer science classes in schools.
MOUNT CARMEL — At the beginning of its monthly meeting Thursday night, Mount Carmel Borough Council held an executive session which lasted approximately 10 minutes. Council members abandoned their meeting room seats and met out in the hallway in order to discuss a personnel matter, as an emp…
SUNBURY — A Sunbury resident charged with assaulting a man with a baseball bat in the city last year pleaded guilty Thursday to simple assault and possessing an instrument of crime and was sentenced to 6 to 23 months in county prison.
SHAMOKIN — The Shamokin-Coal Township Salvation Army chapter raised $8,180 through its annual Christmas fundraiser to provide chicken dinners to local needy.
HARRISBURG — Rep. Fred Keller (R-85) has been appointed to the board of trustees of the Public School Employees’ Retirement System (PSERS) by Speaker of the House Mike Turzai.
BLOOMSBURG—The Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania sales team competed at the International Collegiate Sales Competition in November in Orlando, Florida. Bloomsburg finished 13th out of 77 schools competing at the event and was the highest finishing team from Pennsylvania.
Winter will make a grand return this evening with a widespread light snowfall followed by a “significant” winter storm over the weekend and an arctic blast early next week.
ATLAS — With pending snow storms for Thursday evening and Saturday, Mount Carmel Township supervisors reminded residents at Wednesday’s board meeting that they have 24 hours after the end of the snowfall to clean their sidewalks or they will be fined $25.
SHAMOKIN — Former Shamokin Area School Board member Richard A. Kashnoski, who is charged with state ethics violations, is not serving as diving coach this season for the Shamokin Area varsity swim team.
SUNBURY — Northumberland County Commissioner Sam Schiccatano announced this morning he will seek re-election this year and will campaign as a team with Joe Klebon, a former educator and head coach.
KULPMONT — Two police officers kept a stove fire from spreading at a home on Chestnut Street Wednesday afternoon.
COAL TOWNSHIP — Members and advisers of the inaugural Shamokin Area Elementary School Student Council gave a presentation to the school board Tuesday night on the organization’s programs, school activities and community service projects.
SHAMOKIN — The Shamokin Fire Bureau and Shamokin Police Department released their yearly reports.
SUNBURY — Weis Markets announced Wednesday that it has accelerated store shipments of high-demand items purchased by customers who use SNAP benefits to purchase their groceries. Due to the government shutdown, SNAP recipients in its seven-state market area are receiving their SNAP benefits b…
A daughter, Sadie Marie Kent, was born at 11:35 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, to Kyle and Kimberly Kent, of Northumberland, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. The baby weighed 6 pounds, and was 19½ inches long.
SHAMOKIN — City council has authorized Administrator Robert Slaby to negotiate a lease for the tax building with Parea BioSciences LLC, which intends to operate a medical marijuana growing facility near the Northumberland County Jail.
SUNBURY — A Shamokin man accused of using his cellphone to record a court proceeding Jan. 4 has been charged with three misdemeanors.
WILLIAMSPORT — The Mount Carmel Area School District has filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a parent of a high school student who was injured by flammable methanol in a chemistry experiment gone awry on Aug. 30.
COAL TOWNSHIP — The death of an inmate at SCI-Coal Township on Monday was determined by Northumberland County Coroner James F. Kelley to be a self-inflicted hanging.
Susquehanna Valley gas prices are the same this week at $2.458 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report.
SHAMOKIN — Former Shamokin Area School Board member Richard A. Kashnoski waived his right to a preliminary hearing on charges of alleged ethics violations Tuesday before Magisterial Judge John Gembic III.
Susquehanna Valley Reading Partners is seeking volunteers who would like to help an adult improve their reading and writing skills.
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