Vehicle accident closes Route 61
PAXINOS — Route 61 in the area of the Wayside Inn in Ralpho Township, Northumberland County, is closed because of a vehicle accident, the Northumberland County Communications Center reported at 7:30 p.m. Sunday.
Airman laid to rest back home in Indiana six decades after death
ELWOOD, Ind. — Unchecked tears rolled down Paul Martin’s lined face as he clutched the hand of an Air Force servicewoman who handed him a handwritten note at the graveside service for his older brother.
City man shot by cop must pay own hospital tab
Medical bills accrued by a Sunbury man shot after allegedly pulling a knife on a city police officer are his responsibility, Northumberland County officials said last week.
Brother: Jail fails suicidal inmates
In a suicide letter left behind when 27-year-old Andrew Beers hanged himself nearly a year ago in Northumberland County Prison, the Paxinos man suffering from anxiety and panic attacks promised his relatives he’d see them again some day and asked God for forgiveness for what he was about to do.
Beatties' attorney: Toss that $70G bill
While the Line Mountain School District must pay half of the $140,000 in legal fees billed by attorneys representing the parents of Audriana Beattie in a federal lawsuit, the Herndon family will not be responsible for the other $70,000.
Montour County near top 10% in U.S.
SUNBURY — Two Valley counties are in the top 25 percent of the easier places to live in the United States, according to a recent study of the nation’s 3,315 counties.
Con jobs spread across county
An inmate work-release program has provided much-needed assistance in cleaning and organizing historical records stored in the damp basement of the Northumberland County courthouse.
Baby-sitting diverts border agents, Barletta says
President Barack Obama’s failure last week to personally observe the influx of unaccompanied children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally has enraged U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, who held a special session of his Homeland Security committee at the same time near McAllen, Texas.
4 nabbed in I-80 rock case
State troopers who noticed a gold Honda Accord twice driving slowly past the scene where an Ohio mother of four was critically injured by Interstate 80 rock-throwers Thursday night connected and charged the two occupants and their friends with the crime.
Mifflinburg teens hope to hook bass title
Four Mifflinburg anglers competing in two-member teams will represent Pennsylvania this week at the first BASSmasters National High School Championship on Kentucky Lake and Carroll County Lake in Tennessee.
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