STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Authorities say a gunman opened fire at a hotel bar in central Pennsylvania, killing a man and wounding two other people, then broke into a home where he fatally shot another man before killing himself.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A gunman perched high on the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas Strip casino unleashed a shower of bullets down on an outdoor country music festival below, killing at least 50 people and wounding more than 200 as tens of thousands of frantic concert-goers screamed and ran for their l…
MILTON — The body of a woman missing since 1989 may be hidden in the basement of a Milton home, according to investigators.
MILTON — The smiles and laughter were evident Wednesday morning as Milton elementary and middle school students stood shoulder-to-shoulder shaking bags filled with ice and other treats.
LEWISBURG — Two tracts of downtown Lewisburg real estate changed hands last week. The property at the northwest corner of Market and North Third streets, long the subject of local rumor, included the site of a CVS Pharmacy expected to close soon in favor of a consolidated location at PennHou…
MILTON — “Very humble” is a term Rod Baughman used to describe the 17 members of the Meadowbrook Christian School’s boys basketball team as a frenzy of school and community support surrounded the team entering Tuesday’s state championship playoff game in Enola against Math, Civics and Scienc…
LEWISBURG — Greater Susquehanna Valley Chamber of Commerce (GSVCC) President and CEO Bob Garrett made a presentation of the organization’s recently refreshed strategic plan Monday night.
Editor’s note: This year marks the 50th anniversary of troop on troop combat in Vietnam as well as the 40th anniversary of the Fall of Saigon. Standard Journal is honoring Vietnam veterans throughout the year, continuing today with an Army veteran who served in the late 1960s.
LEWISBURG — Playing in the Bison Band, the pep band that helps rev up the crowds at Bucknell University basketball and football games, was among goals Claire Rapp had even before being accepted at the school. Rapp grew up in Lewisburg, attended games on campus with her family and often wonde…
MILTON — A building which has stood dormant since 2001 is set to re-open this summer as a resource center with a focus on educating both Spanish- and English-speaking community members.
LEWISBURG — Two seventh graders and two eighth graders earned high praise at the last Lewisburg Area School District meeting and have collected more than a thousand “likes” on Facebook thanks to raising their voices.
LEWISBURG — Director Justin Hill encouraged his Lewisburg Area High School cast of “Footloose, the Musical” to pick up the pace, increase the confidence level, and to “sell” each move during Monday night’s rehearsal, as it may be the last run-through before Wednesday. Inclement weather may c…
Editor’s note: This year marks the 50th anniversary of troop on troop combat in Vietnam as well as the 40th anniversary of the Fall of Saigon. Standard Journal is honoring Vietnam veterans throughout the year, continuing today with an Navy veteran from Milton.
LEWISBURG — A growing list of federal regulations are increasing the challenges faced by staffers charged with providing food services for local public school students.
MILTON — With 80 to 90 percent of the West Branch of the Susquehanna River iced over, meteorologists will be keeping a close eye on the pace in which the ice melts.
LEWISBURG — Improved energy infrastructure could allow the United States to be energy independent in five years. So said Rep. Tom Marino (R-Pa. 10) at a “Coffee and Conversation” appearance Monday in the Lewisburg area.
Editor’s note: This year marks the 50th anniversary of troop on troop combat in Vietnam as well as the 40th anniversary of the Fall of Saigon. Standard Journal is honoring Vietnam veterans throughout the year, continuing today with a Marine veteran from Milton.
LEWISBURG — State Sen. John Gordner (R-27) echoed a warning heard repeatedly in recent years, that fixing the state and school employee pension systems is the top task facing state government.
MIFFLINBURG — Thousands of outdoor lovers from across Central Pennsylvania and beyond will descend on the Mifflinburg Intermediate School this weekend as Standard Journal presents its 16th annual Valley Outdoors Cabin Fever Expo.
MILTON — Service dogs are not always formally trained. They just do what pets do naturally, but seem to provide special comfort at the time it is needed most. Such was the case after Rebecca Rosenberger, now 19, underwent horrific treatment by peers at a local high school.
MILTON — The scars which mark the Rev. Tom Glasoe’s head serve as reminders of the abuses he suffered at the hands of other children while spending his early years as an orphan in post-war Vietnam.
Editor’s note: This year marks the 50th anniversary of troop on troop combat in Vietnam as well as the 40th anniversary of the Fall of Saigon. Standard Journal is honoring Vietnam veterans throughout the year, continuing today with an Air Force veteran from Mifflinburg.
LEWISBURG — Rebecca Warren, district attorney for Montour County, visited Union county Monday night. Warren, running for state Supreme Court, made an appearance at the monthly meeting of the Susquehanna Valley Conservatives.
MILTON — Giving back is something students in the Milton Area School District enjoy. For juniors and seniors who are members of the National Honor Society (NHS), giving back occurs regularly as the students participate in a number of community service projects throughout the year.
LEWISBURG — Over 200 brave souls, boosted by an unusually warming sun and a large crowd of onlookers, entered the 31-degree Susquehanna River Saturday for the 10th Annual Polar Bear Plunge in Lewisburg.
Editor’s note: This year marks the 50th anniversary of troop on troop combat in Vietnam as well as the 40th anniversary of the Fall of Saigon. Standard Journal is honoring Vietnam veterans throughout the year, continuing today with an Army aviation veteran from McClure.
MILTON — What started out as just a fun weekend activity has quickly blossomed into the opportunity for an 11-year-old Milton girl to dream of someday competing in the winter Olympics.
SUNBURY — Citing the recent fire at the Northumberland County Prison among several reasons, attorneys for a Turbot Township man charged in the April 14, 2012, shooting death of his wife are asking the courts to set bail for their client.
SUNBURY — The former Celotex property in Sunbury and land adjacent to the State Correctional Institute at Coal Township are among the locations being considered to build a new Northumberland County Prison.
LEWISBURG — Everybody may not be doing the cha-cha-cha, but ordained clergy members will be doing their best rendition of it at an upcoming fundraiser. Sue Jamison, appointed to a fundraising ministry for Albright Care Services and Ann Keeler Evans of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation …
Editor’s note: This year marks the 50th anniversary of troop on troop combat in Vietnam as well as the 40th anniversary of the Fall of Saigon. Standard Journal is honoring Vietnam veterans throughout the year, continuing today with a Navy veteran from Lewisburg.
WATSONTOWN — When Annie Izumi started her own business last winter, she turned to the Bucknell University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) for assistance in getting started.
LEWISBURG — The Hon. Charles Saylor exited as Greater Susquehanna Valley YMCA president at Tuesday night’s annual meeting. He reviewed some of the successes of the YMCA as he addressed an annual meeting and dinner for the organization.
LEWISBURG — Plans for a health and recreation complex in PennHouse Commons and supported by the Miller family, patriarchs of Playworld Systems, are apparently alive again with some changes.
Editor’s note: Each Saturday this year the Standard Journal will profile a Vietnam veteran from the area. The year 2015 marks 50 years since combat began for Army regulars against the North Vietnamese. It also marks the 40th annivesary of the Fall of Saigon.
MILTON — Across the country, several landmark events occurred in 1890, including the creation of Oklahoma as a territory on May 2, Idaho and Wyoming being admitted as the 42nd and 43rd states in July and Ellis Island opening as a U.S. immigration depot on Dec. 31.
LEWISBURG — Society is obligated to extend a welcome to faithful graduates of the Union and Snyder County Treatment Court Programs. Such were the thoughts of Judge Harold Woelfel at graduation Wednesday morning at the Union County Courthouse.
MIFFLINBURG — Mifflinburg Borough Council set a date for a public hearing Tuesday night and agreed to advertise its proposed residential rental unit ordinance.