- Only Shoch kept Clausi out of parole-fix meeting
Warden barely clings to job
Five years after his first day as warden of Northumberland County Prison, Roy Johnson on Wednesday kept his $60,000 job only because an impromptu salary board vote to terminate his employment ended in a 2-2 deadlock, with one abstention and one absentee member.
Penn Valley Airport gets $288G for terminal project
SELINSGROVE — The Penn Valley Airport will receive an investment of nearly $300,000 in federal and state funds for improvements.
Watsontown motorcyclist dies of crash injuries
MUNCY — A Watsontown motorcyclist died Tuesday of injuries suffered in an accident earlier this month where his motorcycle crashed and he was run over by a vehicle.
Area youth anglers fare well in first day of national competition
Four Mifflinburg anglers are in a good position to advance after the first day of competition at the inaugural BASSmasters High School Championship on Kentucky Lake.
Erick Trometter was in a coma when served with PFA
SUNBURY — Erick Trometter, the Sunbury man who was shot after allegedly pulling a knife on a Sunbury police officer, was in a coma when the Montour County Sheriff deputies served him a Protection From Abuse Order filed by his grandmother Amanda Trometter, according to Sgt. Dwayne Pidcoe during a hearing Wednesday morning.
3,000 pingpong balls rain from sky
A pilot who dropped 3,000 pingpong balls that were redeemable for prizes missed a crowd assembled for the stunt and instead hit a nearby interstate.
Agency toughens protections for pregnant workers
WASHINGTON — Pregnant women have new protections against on-the-job discrimination.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has updated 30-year-old guidelines to make clear that any form of workplace discrimination or harassment against pregnant workers by employers is a form of sex discrimination and illegal.
Democrats seek political edge in contraception ruling
WASHINGTON — Democrats see a political winner in the stinging defeat they suffered when the Supreme Court ruled that businesses with religious objections may deny coverage for contraceptives under President Barack Obama’s health care law.
Jail group blacklists Clausi
Prison board member Vinny Clausi has been snubbed by an ad-hoc group addressing how quickly eligible inmates are released for parole from the Northumberland County lockup.
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