Eight of 194 tax-delinquent properties sell at Northumberland County upset sale

People walk by tall weeds and garbage in front of 142 E. Lincoln, Shamokin, Thursday evening. The property, owned by Michael Robinson, was unsold at Thursday morning’s upset sale conducted by the Northumberland County Tax Bureau.

SUNBURY — Only eight of 194 tax-delinquent properties exposed at a Northumberland County upset sale Thursday morning were sold.

Janel Barwick, director of the tax claim bureau, said the county took in around $40,000 through the annual sale; however, official results were not finalized as of Thursday afternoon.

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weedfrog

This selling of tax delinquent properties and the four wheelers makes me think of the board game "Monopoly", but in a bad way. Like how many properties you can buy in a row to make up the "mostest" blighted areas of Shamokin. Then you start bringing the four wheelers to demolish the rest.

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