Six protective bollards were recently installed at the Milton Area High School’s front entrance. The district previously announced it would be installing the bollards through Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) grant funding it received.
Darran Dershem (at right), Rep. David Rowe (R-85) and Patty Holgate were among dozens who participated at a weekend rally in support of law enforcement, the president, veterans and active members of the military. Dershem, a high school senior from Lewisburg, said a second rally was being pla…
LEWISBURG — An increased rate of testing for COVID and other viruses was part of a discussion Tuesday with Evangelical Community Hospital (ECH) officials and Congressman Fred Keller (R-Pa. 12).
THARPTOWN — A Coal Township woman was confined to her overturned vehicle for 30 minutes as a result of a two-vehicle crash at 2:26 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Route 61 and 16th Street.
This week, it’s the popular 2020 Mazda CX-5 we review, and the big news for 2020 is the addition of an improved turbocharged version that makes the CX-5 a hot commodity. Although the non-turbo version is a completely capable vehicle with all of Mazda’s SkyActiv engineering advantages, the tu…
MILTON — The doors of school buildings in the Milton Area School District are on schedule to open to students Thursday, Aug. 20, in spite of alternative recommendations released Monday, Aug. 10, by the Pennsylvania Departments of Health and Education.
TURBOTVILLE — Following a one-hour executive session, the Warrior Run School District school board voted to stick with its previously approved Health and Safety Plan and open for in-person instruction Thursday, Aug. 20.
EXCHANGE — Emergency responders from a three-county area rushed to a head-on collision which occurred at around 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11, at the intersection of Route 54 and Whitehall Road, Limestone Township, Montour County.
HARRISBURG — State data showed COVID-19 cases increased by 66 in six area counties. Statewide, 828 new cases were confirmed, bringing the total since March to 120,281.
LEWISBURG — Auditions for "A Lewisburg Victorian Nutcracker" will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, at Strictly Ballet, second floor of the GreenSpace Center, Door 14, at the corner of Routes 15 and 45, Lewisburg.
The company that owns Three Mile Island’s Unit 1 reactor will scale back its emergency planning starting in January.
WASHINGTONVILLE — Sue Laidacker jokes that her husband Dave suggested at the onset of the coronavirus pandemic they start making masks, but he has yet to sew even one.
MIFFLINBURG — Administrators were left wondering after a midday recommendation by the state that school districts base the type of schooling which will take place at the start of the year on transmission of coronavirus within their respective counties.
LEWISBURG — Dr. Jennifer Polinchock, Lewisburg Area School District superintendent, issued a statement after state COVID transmission figures suggested Union County public schools begin the year online.
LEWISBURG — Matt Schumacher, East Buffalo Township (EBT) supervisor chair, began the monthly township board meeting Monday night by saying no planning or zoning decisions would be made at that meeting.
UPPER AUGUSTA TOWNSHIP — A Sunbury area man is jailed on attempted homicide charges after allegedly shooting his girlfriend’s father in the foot late Saturday night at his Upper Augusta Township home.
WATSONTOWN — Questions about a decal which has been added to vehicles in the Watsontown Police Department’s fleet led to a discussion during the Monday, Aug. 10, Watsontown Borough Council meeting about the coverage the department is providing to McEwensville Borough.
Little Joshua is doing well and is the center of attention. Everyone dotes over him. Yep, our long wait is over. It’s hard to believe that he is a month old already. While the newborn stage is my all time favorite stage I so enjoy watching him grow and oh, those first smiles are priceless. I…
When I buy beets, carrots and turnips at the market, they are often presented as bright bunches, crowned with exuberant stalks sprouting a cascade of green leaves. While it may be tempting to chop off the stems and discard the mountain of greens left behind with the trimmings ... do not do t…
MILTON — Fifty-seven residents of the Milton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center have now tested positive for COVID-19, according to information released late Monday, Aug. 10, on the center’s website.
MILTON — As the first day of school approaches, teachers typically spend some time bringing items into their classrooms in preparation for the new year. At the Milton Middle School, the opposite is occurring this year as teachers are removing some items from their classrooms.
Elizabeth Shuck, center, was recently honored as the SUN Tech Student of the Month for May by the Lewisburg Sunrise Rotary Club. Shuck was in the nursing program at SUN Technical Institute, and is working as a personal care aide at the Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village (BVLV) Personal Care Cen…
LEWISBURG — Evangelical Community Hospital welcomed Saquib Siddiqi, MS, DO, to the cardiology team at the Heart and Vascular Center of Evangelical.
MILTON — The Milton Area School District Board of Directors will be discussing, and possibly acting on, the district’s reopening plan during a meeting scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11, to be held via Zoom.
At a recent meeting of the Christ’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 100 S. Third St., Lewisburg, several checks were presented to organizations that benefit the greater community. The monies are from the church’s Benevolent Endowment Fund. A $1,000 grant was hand-delivered to Kingdom Kidz, a pu…
Margaret Burd, of Derry, was recently announced as the winner of The Standard-Journal’s ‘I Love Lewisburg’ promotion. The Standard-Journal thanks the following businesses for their participation and prizes included in this year’s promotion: Purity Candy, Good Habits, Jordanna Adams, Lewisbur…
WILLIAMSPORT — Chriss McDonald, Ph.D, Frank and Helen Lowry Professor of Chemistry, along with Associate Professor of Chemistry Holly Bendorf, Ph.D., six Lycoming students, and a Lycoming alumnus recently published research in the journal Organic Letters.
HARRISBURG — State data released Monday showed confirmed COVID-19 cases increased by 39 over a six-county area while the state as a whole reported 601 new cases of coronavirus.
LEWISBURG – Eleven recent Lewisburg High graduates are each received $1,000 scholarships presented by the Lewisburg Area High School Alumni Association.
UNIVERSITY PARK — Since its unwelcome arrival in Pennsylvania several years ago, the spotted lanternfly has been eating away at agricultural commodities, landscapes and the commonwealth’s bottom line.
Pennsylvania lawmakers acknowledge they need to change the state’s election code before November to accommodate the expected large number of mail-in ballots.
LEWISBURG – “Lifting Up Lewisburg: A Campaign to Support Our Schools During this Unique and Challenging Time” concluded recently and organizers are calling it a success.
A couple of years ago, I noticed a vine taking over the bank that leads to a path I walk daily. I had no idea what this triangular-leaved vine was. After considerable research I was able to identify it as mile-a-minute. Little did I know I was too late in the season for removing it completel…
McEWENSVILLE — The Watsontown Police Department has been focused on speed enforcement since taking over July 1 as the police agency covering McEwensville Borough.
Tiana Rawls-White, of Northumberland, prepared to hang a rainbow banner along South Front Street, Milton, during the Saturday, Aug. 8 Milton Pride Event, held by The I Am Alliance at the intersection of South Front and Mahoning streets. The event was held to show support for LGPTQIA+ (Lesbia…
HARRISBURG — A number of state parks and forest recreation areas are seeing significant crowding during the weekends and when the weather is warm, officials with the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources warned.
HARRISBURG - State Department of Health data released Saturday showed 27 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the six-county area. One new death was reported in Northumberland County.
With Election Day 85 days away, a resident of Buffalo Road, East Buffalo Township left little doubt as to where their sentiments lay. Lawn signs and other regalia have also proven popular for both sides this year. Several signs of support for Trump and opponent Joe Biden appear in the neighborhood.