SUNBURY — Northumberland County Commissioner Sam Schiccatano is encouraging residents to take advantage of the opportunity to receive the COVID-19 vaccination during one of two upcoming free clinics.
Lewisburg’s Sarah Mahoney, left, and Milton’s Leah Walter, share a moment after a competitive 1,600 race last week in Lewisburg. Walter edged Mahoney, who later in the meet won the 3,200.
MIFFLINBURG — Herr Memorial Library, Mifflinburg, closed Thursday afternoon after one of its employees tested positive for COVID-19. The library is slated to open on Thursday, April 22.
As NASCAR officials have said they will be continuing to examine the tracks which the sanctioning body’s top series competes at each year, I have compiled a list of five venues which I would like to see host a NASCAR Cup series race.
At right, Preston Boop, Union County commissioner chair, visited with Cindy Kahley and Randy Ross of the Union County Conservation District during the recent day when residents picked up seedlings ordered earlier in the year. Kahley said school students would soon receive similar young trees…
LEWISBURG — There was a preliminary arraignment on Thursday for Kenneth R. Gough Jr.,40, of Williamsport, on charges alleging he robbed a Kelly Township sub shop earlier in the week.
EAST BUFFALO TOWNSHIP — Attorney Brian Kerstetter and District Judge Lori Hackenberg each cross-filed for candidacy as judge in the 17th District Court of Common Pleas.
EAST BUFFALO TOWNSHIP — A local staffing company was started up late last year to place registered nurses (RN), licensed practical nurses (LPN) and certified nursing assistants (CNA) in local nursing homes to do what they do best.
LONG POND — Weis Markets and Pocono Raceway have announced the second annual Weis Markets Hometown Heroes program. This community-focused initiative will identity and recognize everyday individuals who have gone above and beyond.
SUNBURY — A jury Thursday found Christy Willis, 51, of Plum Creek Road, Sunbury, guilty on all charges during the second day of her trial on charges of obstructing a child abuse case, hindering apprehension or prosecution and providing false reports to law enforcement relating to the severe beating of 3-year-old Arabella Parker that led to her death in 2019.
TURBOTVILLE — Construction crews and staff in the Warrior Run School District responded quickly when a water-line puncture temporarily cut off water to the middle and high schools.
MECHANICSBURG — Williams Grove Speedway will present the annual Tommy Hinnershitz Memorial Spring Classic at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 16, sanctioned by the All Stars Circuit of Champions Sprint Cars.
SCRANTON — A Bloomsburg couple was charged Tuesday by a federal grand jury with perpetrating a bank fraud and money laundering scheme that included nearly $300,000 in COVID-19 relief through the Paycheck Protection Program, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.
SUNBURY — Northumberland County Detective Degg Stark has charged inmate Sawsan Hadidi with a felony count of aggravated harassment by prisoner for allegedly spitting at an officer and a misdemeanor of simple assault and a summary of criminal mischief for striking another officer in the face during an incident on Feb. 22.
SUNBURY — Effective Monday, April 19, rabbittransit will launch a new designated stop service in Union, Snyder, Montour, Columbia and Northumberland counties.
SUNBURY — Custom Care Pharmacy, alongside the United Way, the Northumberlandm County Area Agency on Aging, and Central Susquehanna Opportunities, will be hosting two COVID-19 vaccination clinics.
LEWISBURG — Downtown Lewisburg will be an open-air artist’s studio on May 1-2 as artists of all skill levels take to the streets to participate in "Urban Sketching: Illustrate Lewisburg."
LEWISBURG — The Lewisburg Arts Council recently announced six workshops and tours as part of the 2021 Lewisburg Celebration of the Arts.
Barb Reed was among RiverWoods Senior Living Community residents who looked skyward Tuesday. They watched as crews using a tall crane changed a chiller unit, used for heating and cooling, atop a building on the campus in Kelly Township.
KELLY TOWNSHIP — The developers of an Aldi supermarket along Ziegler Road were granted four zoning variances Tuesday evening by the Kelly Township Zoning Hearing Board.
EAST BUFFALO TOWNSHIP — Questions which followed the shooting death of a Minnesota man by an officer who reportedly mistook a service weapon for an electronic immobilizing device were heard locally.
Residents Dufrane Reed and Jack Troxell looked on as crews changed a chiller unit atop the Ridgecrest Independent Living Center at RiverWoods Senior Community. The change, made Tuesday, improved the efficiency of the building’s heating and cooling.
WASHINGTON — Congressman Fred Keller (R-Pa.12), recently returned from a fact-finding trip, said talking to people at the border with Mexico was essential if the situation there was to be understood.
MILTON — After canceling the annual Milton Harvest Festival in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 festival is on schedule to take place in September, according to festival Chair Sue Rearick.
MILTON — By a vote of 7-2, Milton Borough Council on Wednesday voted to deny sending a letter of support of the Susquehanna Valley Community Education Project to the Northumberland County Commissioners.
MILTON — “A blessing” is how Meadowbrook Christian School students describe the opportunity to bring a classic story to life on the stage.
SUNBURY — A jury of seven women and five men heard testimony from seven prosecution witnesses Wednesday in the trial for the mother of accused child murderer Jahrid Burgess, but will have to wait until today to reach a verdict in the case.
MONTANDON — The STEM K’nex Design Challenge, hosted in a virtual format by the Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit (CSIU) and funded by Thermo Fisher Scientific, kicked off last month with students participating from regional school districts.
LEWISBURG — The League of Women Voters of the Lewisburg Area’s online Voters Guide for the May 18 Municipal Primary election is now available at https://my.lwv.org/sites/default/files/votersguide-spring2021.pdf.
WILLIAMSPORT — An Emergency Medical Technician course, beginning the week of Aug. 16 and running through early December, will be offered at three locations by Workforce Development at Pennsylvania College of Technology.
MIFFLINBURG — Rotary District 7360 Pedals Out Polio will be held Saturday, June 19, beginning in the Mifflinburg Community Park, North Fifth Street, Mifflinburg. Check-in will take place from 8 to 9 a.m.
LAURELTON — West End Library Director and an American Kennel Club certified dog evaluator Wendy Rote will be combining her love of dogs and her role at the library by teaching dog weekly training classes, to help raise funds for the library.
The Harry C. Mathias Sr. Charitable Foundation recently announced several grants to organizations in the Warrior Run area. One of those grants went to the Warrior Run High School Scholarship Fund to provide for The Harry Mathias Sr. Leadership Award. Two $250 scholarships (one girl and one b…
The Harry C. Mathias Sr. Charitable Foundation recently presented a $500 grant to the Watsontown United Methodist Church Kids Cafe program to support providing summer meals to youth. From left, Kids Cafe volunteers Faye Harpster, Ruth Ann Mowery, Carol Parker and Hez Burrows accept a check f…
WILLIAMSPORT — The Williamsport Crosscutters, in partnership with Hope Enterprises, will be holding the Annual Cutters 5K Saturday, June 12, at Historic Bowman Field, Williamsport. Registration opens at 8 a.m., with the race starting at 9.
GETTYSBURG — Jeffrey Mann, of Winfield, has been placed on the Gettysburg College dean's honor list for outstanding academic achievement in the fall semester.
GETTYSBURG — Students with a quality point average in the range of 3.300 to 3.599 for a semester's work were recently placed on the Gettysburg College dean's commendation list.
PITTSBURGH — Monoclonal antibodies, a COVID-19 treatment given early after coronavirus infection, cut the risk of hospitalization and death by nearly 70% in those most likely to suffer complications of the disease, according to a preliminary analysis of UPMC patients who received the medicat…