The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA


  • Audience members question board's actions

    MIDDLEBURG — Months of negative news connected to the Midd-West School District erupted Monday with about 150 faculty, staff and residents confronting the school board Monday night.

    April 15, 2014

  • Midd-West board suspends acting superintendent

    MIDDLEBURG — The Midd-West school board announced Monday night that acting Superintendent Daphne Snook has been suspended without pay pending the outcome of a criminal investigation into a breach in the district’s email system.

    April 15, 2014

  • Workers prepare to give pond new life after 19 goldfish die

    NORTHUMBERLAND — Nineteen goldfish were found dead in the pond at the eastern end of the King Street Park, frozen to death presumably because a pump that circulated water underneath the winter ice was not there. Because of the lack of water circulation, the three feet of water normally found in the pond was all ice.
    When it melted, passersby found the dead fish.

    April 14, 2014

  • Prosecutor: Plea saves young victim from traumatic testimony

    SUNBURY —  Just before jury selection was to begin this morning, a Northumberland resident pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl in 2007 and will now become listed as a Megan’s Law offender for the rest of his life.

    April 14, 2014

  • Judge denies father reduced bail

    A Selinsgrove man accused of beating his 4-month-old son last fall will remain in jail pending trial on attempted homicide and other charges after failing to convince a Snyder County judge to reduce his $1 million bail.

    April 14, 2014

  • PSU Blue White Spring Game 2014

    April 14, 2014

  • Girl’s tree house dreams uprooted

    SELINSGROVE — Months after losing a court challenge to build a tree house for his daughter, John “J.C.” Carlson on Saturday dismantled the wooden structure that had sat partially finished in his yard for nearly a year.

    April 14, 2014

  • Teachers return to school where 22 were stabbed

    MURRYSVILLE, Pa. — The doors are reopening at the Pittsburgh-area high school where 21 students and a security guard were injured in a stabbing rampage five days ago.

    April 14, 2014

  • Police seek answers after seven infant bodies found

    PLEASANT GROVE, Utah — The discovery of seven dead babies in cardboard boxes in a Utah garage has police desperately seeking answers from the mother and other family members about how such a tragedy unfolded over a decade with no one noticing.

    April 14, 2014

  • Motorcyclists hurt in wrecks

    SUNBURY — Two area motorcyclists were hospitalized over the weekend, following crashes.

    April 13, 2014

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