SUNBURY — Brenda Brosious, Sunbury, won the Ugly Sweater Photo Contest this week. Photos can be entered in this week’s contest: Most Creatively Decorated Holiday Cookie at www.dailyitem.com/dailyblast. Look for the Outshoot the Experts contest and submit your best photos! Photos can also be submitted on our facebook page or via Instagram and Twitter with #dailyitemcookies.
Resurfacing to snarl traffic on Sunbury's South Front Street
SUNBURY — A $342,000 resurfacing project on South Front Street will begin in about two weeks, closing one lane of traffic during the work week for about a month, a state Department of Transportation official said.
Judge supports push to collect $3 million
SUNBURY — President Judge William Wiest on Friday agreed to throw his support behind Commissioner Vinny Clausi’s request to empower a task force to collect more than $3 million from deadbeat parents across Northumberland County.
TLC crew set to visit the Valley
SHAMOKIN DAM — Champs Gym and Fitness Complex is opening its doors next week to a camera crew from TLC’s show “Extreme Cheapskates.”
Committee discusses reuse of Lewisburg High
LEWISBURG — A draft request for proposals will be ready Oct. 2 for the Lewisburg Area High School Repurposing Committee as the group tries to decide what the secondary school property will become — and what it won’t.
Trooper: Woman walking dog dies after hit by truck
MONTANDON — A 62-year-old Montandon woman died Thursday after she was struck by a pickup truck while walking her dog, state police at Milton said.
School to start on time in Danville district
DANVILLE — With no date set for state-mandated arbitration, the start of the 2014-15 school year in the Danville School District will not be interrupted by contract disputes.
Meals for Seals program aids more than 70 kids
SELINSGROVE — The pilot Meals for Seals program has been such a success, serving more than 70 children from 24 families this summer, coordinators hope to continue offering free food to eligible youngsters throughout the school year.
Northumberland County works to collect $3.6 million in overdue child support
SUNBURY — A Kulpmont resident who owes $33,000 in child support avoided jail Wednesday when a Northumberland County judge verified Jesse J. Feudale Sr.’s future employment and ordered his wages to be garnished.
Firefighters douse fryer fire at potato chip plant
MIDDLEBURG -- - Seven Valley fire departments responded this morning to a small grease fire in a fryer at Middleswarth Potato Chips in Middleburg, Middleburg Fire Chief Dwayne "Butch" Hackenberg said.
Dog owners not surprised to learn pooches get jealous
DANVILLE — Dogs are often considered man’s best friend, but a recent study shows that pooches can get a little green over how much time you spend with other canines.
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