LEWISBURG — The Lewisburg Children’s Museum and Greater Susquehanna Valley United Way are partnering on a new initiative to foster a facilitated safe space for parents and caregivers of children 0-4 years old to discuss parenting challenges and learn new techniques to add to their parenting …

HARRISBURG — Four of the nine casinos and betting parlors in Pennsylvania that offer sports wagering now take bets online, and the remaining five will likely soon join them, a representative of the state Gaming Control Board said Monday.

HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania State Police troopers made 20,143 driving under the influence (DUI) arrests in 2018, which reflects a 1 percent increase from the total number of DUI arrests (19,963) in 2017. In addition, troopers investigated 4,926 DUI-related crashes in 2018.

NEW YORK (AP) — After five years of investigations and protests, New York City's police commissioner on Monday fired an officer involved in the 2014 chokehold death of an unarmed black man whose dying cries of "I can't breathe" fueled a national debate over race and police use of force.

1. Accused killer Brian Heffner is scheduled to be in Northumberland County Court at 9:45 a.m. Monday in front of President Judge Charles Saylor for a pre-trial conference and criminal motion to dismiss. Police say Heffner fired the gun that killed Sean Maschal, 33, of Mount Carmel, in Mount…

SHAMOKIN — Jeff May lay resting in a deep sleep in his bedroom as flames quickly spread through his South Market Street home overnight Saturday and says if it weren’t for his son, he may not have made it out alive.

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide-bomb blast ripped through a wedding party on a busy Saturday night in Afghanistan's capital and dozens of people were killed or wounded, a government official said. More than 1,000 people had been invited, one witness said, as fears grew that it could be t…

DANVILLE — Sections of a 10.9-mile stretch of Interstate 80 in Liberty and Valley townships, Montour County, will be closed beginning Sunday, said David Thompson, a spokesman for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. 

LEWISBURG — Bucknell University seeks local small businesses to participate in a pair of programs where engineering and management students assist in designing product prototypes and help in analyzing strategic management issues.

SUNBURY — Ax master Stephen Caruso's mobile ax throwing trailer might have offered to festival-goers the most unusual participatory event in the first full day of Sunbury's annual River Festival — 10 minutes of ax throwing competitions between players trying to hit a bullseye.

1. High school football enthusiasts can get an early look today at their favorite teams before their season openers next Friday. The scrimmages include Bloomsburg at Shikellamy (10 a.m.), Montoursville at Lewisburg (11 a.m.), Milton at Montgomery (10 a.m.), Danville at North Schuylkill (11 a…

HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf on Friday announced a sweeping plan to use an executive order to combat gun violence while waiting for the General Assembly to tackle the issue.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California and three other states on Friday, including Pennsylvania, filed the latest court challenge to new Trump administration rules blocking green cards for many immigrants who use public assistance including Medicaid, food stamps and housing vouchers.

When the tiara descends during the coronation of the Crawford County Fair queen on Saturday, the young woman anxiously awaiting the rhinestone-encrusted crown will not be the same person who first accepted the honor last weekend at the fair queen pageant.

Pennsylvania's unemployment rate rose slightly in July to 3.9 percent up one-tenth of a percentage point from the record low that was held from April through June according to the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry.

SUNBURY — Several singers at Thursday night’s ninth annual Valley’s Got Talent competition displayed such mature singing ability that the four-judge panel of experts and an audience of more than 450 people at the Shikellamy High School auditorium were left breathless, before bursting into applause.

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