Effort underway to purchase books for 500 children
SUNBURY — Hundreds of Valley children are hoping to receive the gift of reading through an initiative of the United Way Women’s Leadership Council of the Susquehanna River Region, which aims to bring books to area youth.Continued ...
Thieves steal nativity scene from homeless shelter
SUNBURY — Police are looking for the thief who entered a storage shed at a city homeless shelter and stole a three-piece nativity scene.Continued ...
Warrior Run Woman's Club 40th Anniversary
WATSONTOWN — Approximately 60 people attended a celebration of the Warrior Run Woman’s Club 40th anniversary recently.Continued ...
Government shutdown looms in Northumberland County
SUNBURY — The Northumberland County commissioners meet today, and if they don’t pass the $72 million budget for 2014, the county will experience something that hasn’t happened for more than 30 years: It will shut down.Continued ...
One prison guard fired, another suspended
SUNBURY — A Northumberland County Prison guard was fired and another suspended as the result of an incident that prison officials said on Monday they are investigating.Continued ...
Riverside won't raise taxes to cover deficit in proposed budget
RIVERSIDE – A proposed borough budget for 2014 will create an estimated $27,895 deficit, but will not result in higher taxes for residents.
The budget, discussed at the borough council’s Nov. 18 work meeting, has approximately $721,316 in receipts and costs of approximately $749,211.Continued ...
Riverside receives cheaper employee healthcare estimate from Geisinger
RIVERSIDE – After nearly switching to Blue Cross and Blue Shield to cover borough employee healthcare, Riverside has received another proposal from their original provider, Geisinger Health Plan.
The current estimate given to the borough would cost them about $6,700 a month and be parallel to their current Geisinger Health Plan coverage, said borough secretary Deb Bausch. The borough currently pays $9,200 a month.Continued ...
A Civil War Thanksgiving Program to be presented Nov. 21
SUNBURY — Civil War reenactors Barry and Faye Stocker, of Klingerstown, will be the featured speakers at the Nov. 21 meeting of the Northumberland County Historical Society, at the Hunter House, 1150 N. Front St., Sunbury, which begins at 7 p.m.Continued ...
- Effort underway to purchase books for 500 children