The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA


  • Basic subsidy for Lewisburg schools down slightly

    LEWISBURG — Gov. Tom Corbett’s proposed executive budget will provide the Lewisburg Area School District with an additional $90,457 from the state, but most of the increase will be reflected in $125,275 to support a Ready to Learn grant.

    July 21, 2014

  • Shikellamy extend deadline for school project

    The Shikellamy District board agreed at a special meeting last Thursday, to extend until Sept. 5, the deadline for the receipt of bid documents for the $17 million Shikellamy Middle School project. Bids were originally scheduled to be opened Tuesday.

    July 21, 2014

  • Second juvenile charged as adult in rock-throwing incident

    MIFFLINBURG — A second juvenile was charged as an adult Monday morning for his alleged involvement a July 10 rock-throwing incident that left an Ohio woman fighting for her life.

    July 21, 2014

  • rgbcar20abw.jpg My 1st Car Photo Contest Winner

    Maxton Mielke, Sunbury, won the My 1st Car photo contest this week. Photos can be entered in this week's contest: Pet lookalike at 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 #dipets.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • "Buildup of extraordinary circumstantial evidence" against Russia

    Video of a rocket launcher, one surface-to-air missile missing, leaving the likely launch site. Imagery showing the firing. Calls claiming credit for the strike. Recordings said to reveal a cover-up at the crash site.

    July 21, 2014

  • Gaza official says Israeli shells hit hospital

    Israeli tank shells struck a hospital in central Gaza on Monday, a health official and a doctor at the facility said.

    July 21, 2014

  • Congressman’s staffer denies guilt in gun case

    PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania congressman’s press secretary has pleaded not guilty to a weapons charge after Capitol police say he carried a gun into a federal office building in Washington.

    July 20, 2014

  • Lewisburg man's 1970 Superbird wins best of show

    RIVERSIDE — Airplanes and tractors joined dozens of automobiles at the annual car show at Riverside’s Mountain Aviation on Sunday.

    July 20, 2014

  • Program boosts aid to domestic-abuse victims

    A program designed to get domestic abuse victims into a shelter to reduce their chances of being assaulted again or becoming a homicide victim is being picked up by Central Susquehanna Valley police departments.

    July 20, 2014

  • Pa. appeals court issues split ruling on drilling law

    HARRISBURG — An appeals court has curbed the state’s power over local zoning rules that target the growing gas drilling industry but upheld other parts of Pennsylvania’s revamped oil and gas laws involving notification of spills, eminent domain and medical records.

    July 20, 2014

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