Daily Item Sports Editor Kurt Ritzman and Lead Football Writer Todd Hummel talk about the final local football game of the season - Saturday's state championship matchup between Southern Columbia and Wilmington.

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — On a day of grace and grievance, President-elect Joe Biden summoned Americans on Wednesday to join in common purpose against the coronavirus pandemic and their political divisions while the man he will replace stoked the fading embers of his campaign to “turn the elec…

HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf on Wednesday vetoed two gun-related bills he dismissed as “meaningless” bids to shield the gun industry as the state seeks to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump pardoned former national security adviser Michael Flynn on Wednesday, taking direct aim in the final days of his administration at a Russia investigation that he has long insisted was motivated by political bias.

DANVILLE — A 30-minute documentary filmed in May, when Geisinger cared for over 100 critically ill patients stricken with COVID-19, will offer a raw look at the challenges faced by teams across Geisinger and their ingenuity to combat the pandemic and connect sick patients with their families.

Gov. Tom Wolf signed a third extension of his 90-day emergency disaster declaration in an effort to continue to provide support for state agencies amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

SUNBURY — A sentencing hearing for a 72-year-old Coal Township man who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting four young girls over a 14-year period was rescheduled for January.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The second of three estimates on U.S. growth for the July-September quarter was unchanged at a record pace of 33.1%. But a resurgence in the coronavirus is expected to slow growth sharply in the current quarter with some economists even raising the specter of a double-dip r…

SUNBURY — Through the end of the year Weis Markets customers will have the option of rounding up their order or purchasing a $1, $3, $5 or $10 donation at checkout to help support families in need in their community as a holiday version of its Fight Hunger campaign.

DANVILLE —  As a precautionary measure to the rise in COVID cases, the Montour County Courthouse and all other Montour County government facilities will be open by appointment only beginning Monday and closed until further notice, said County Clerk Holly Brandon, on Tuesday afternoon.

Supervisors, managers and administrators of Milton Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility acted with “gross negligence” and “outrageous conduct” leading to the death of a nursing home resident who died of COVID-19, according to a lawsuit filed Monday in Northumberland County.

DANVILLE — Sending goodies to Army National Guard personnel deployed in Kuwait and elsewhere in the Middle East was an idea that Liberty Valley Elementary School Librarian Carol Burke had after her kids collected donations that were given to American Legion Post 40, in Danville, for distribution.

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