Mifflinburg school board rejects SUN Tech budget
MIFFLINBURG — The Mifflinburg school board voted down its share of the SUN Area Technical Institute’s proposed budget for 2014-15, asking officials of the New Berlin school to look again and cut more money.
About 70 pack Watsontown council meeting
WATSONTOWN — It was a packed house again Monday night at the first Borough Council meeting since Chief Dennis Derr filed a federal lawsuit against the borough, Mayor Dave Hontz and former public works supervisor Scott Winters.
U.S. Supreme Court skeptical of IQ scores in deciding executions
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court appeared likely today to say that states can’t rely on intelligence test scores alone in borderline cases to determine that a death row inmate is mentally able and thus eligible to be executed.
VIDEO: Young American Jedidiah Ilgenfritz
Northumberland Christan School senior Jedidiah Ilgenfritz enjoys playing guitar, working on motors and engines, researching Tesla and reading science fiction.
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New Poll: Majority of Pennsylvanians favor legalizing medical marijuana
HARRISBURG — A new poll shows that a large majority of Pennsylvania voters favor legalizing marijuana for medical purposes, but residents are divided over whether possession of even small amounts for recreational use should be legalized.
State Supreme Court Justices reject 'kids for cash’ appeal
WILKES-BARRE — The Supreme Court says it won’t hear an appeal from a former northeastern Pennsylvania judge convicted in the “kids for cash” scandal.
Milton shooting victim released from hospital
DANVILLE — A Milton woman shot in the head Feb. 8 near Shamokin has been discharged from Geisinger Medical Center, a nursing supervisor said.
Row house fire in Lykens kills one person, injures two others
LYKENS — Authorities say a fire in a central Pennsylvania row home has claimed the life of one person and injured two others.
Man dies in Clearfield County kayak accident
WESTOVER — State police say a 48-year-old man has died after his kayak overturned in the icy waters of the Susquehanna River in central Pennsylvania.
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